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Company: UAMS
Location: Little Rock, AR
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech




30% Circle of Excellence—We Create Comfort, Hope and Healing for our Patients and Families. The Circle of Excellence consists of behavior and service standards which demonstrate the culture and policies and procedures of UAMS and the Clinical Programs Division. The service standards are: Safety 20%, Respect 20%, Excellence 20%, Image 20%, and Efficiency 20%. The behavior standards consist of: our environment, attitude, ethics, communication, teamwork, appearance, and quality. These are all attributes which are essential in providing the patient care and support in achieving the overall mission of the organization. A full description of COE can be found at


This is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible position responsibilities, tasks, and duties.


70% Job Duties (Performs Role of):

*Augmentation (25%) - The APRN will extend the patient care and administrative services of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences physicians. 


*Consummate Professional (25%) - The APRN will be expected to provide comprehensive health assessments, determine diagnoses, implement treatment plans, prescribe medical treatments and manage health issues for patients in collaboration with the designated physician(s). 


*Collaborator (10%) - The APRN will work autonomously, as well as, in collaboration with a variety of individuals to diagnose and manage patients' health care problems; and will serve as a health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant, and patient advocate. 


*Coordination (10%) - The APRN will also coordinate the multidisciplinary care of patients, facilitating all necessary consults, assuring that care is timely and appropriate.  Other duties may be assigned to this position. 


Other duties may be assigned to this position:

Customer Service:  Interacts with and assists the public in a professional and friendly manner as needed. Demonstrates effective communication skills; communicates accurate and complete information; maintains strict confidentiality when necessary. Demonstrates positive working relationships with co-workers, management team, and ancillary departments; follows the Core Concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care and the Basic Code of Conduct Guidelines. Assist internal and external stakeholders as needed with exceptional customer service.5%   The APRN will extend the patient care and administrative services of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences physicians.   


Required Experience:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • 2 years nursing experience
  • APRN License (Acute Care Certification required)
  • Must be able to operate all typical nursing equipment essential to performing the job (i.e., scales, procedure equipment, needles, blood pressure equipment, and EKG machines). 

    Must have normal communication sensory requirement.

    Ability to comply with CDC Universal Precautions when indicated. 

  • Prescriptive authority and DEA license must be obtained after hire.
  • Licensed as a PA

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous nursing experience in a surgical setting.

This is a safety sensitive position and subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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