The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to assigned patients in Medical Specialties (F6). This unit has an inpatient capacity of 30 beds. Patients receive comprehensive medical care which spans diagnosis and periodic re-admissions for treatment. Specialty nursing skills utilized on these units include provision of support to families and patients related to the psychosocial and emotional issues encountered with the diagnoses. A multidisciplinary approach to care is utilized and includes a social worker, pharmacist, clinical nurse specialist, and dietitian.
The Patient Education Department provides assistance to staff in the development of education materials and provides ongoing patient education classes for patients and their families. Care is provided to a broad spectrum of patients including general medicine, pulmonary, gastrointestinal illness and infectious diseases. We strongly believe in patient and family centered care and plan our care with the patient as the primary focus. The partnership between healthcare providers and the patient and families are designed to meet individual spiritual, emotional, social and medical needs.
Required Experience: RN License, minimum of 1 year registered nursing experience; basic computer skills.
Preferred Experience: 2 or more years of registered nursing experience.
Employees in this role must be fitted for, capable of donning and performing routine tasks in personal protective equipment to include N95 masks, Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) or Controlled Air Purifying Respirators (CAPR).
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background [and registry (if applicable)] check [and drug screen (if safety sensitive position)]. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. 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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