The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to assigned patients in the Float Division: Medical /Surgical, ICU and Maternal Infant (FD). These individual Float Divisions are units with no physical boundaries, but still maintain the integrity of each specialized team. The Medical/Surgical FD nurses have the opportunity to work on all of the medical and surgical areas. The ICU FD nurses have the opportunity to work in all of the ICU areas including intermediate care, ED, PACU. The Maternal Infant FD nurses have the opportunity to work in Labor and Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care, the Ante-partum and Post-partum units.
The Float Division nurses' use all of their nursing assessment and clinical skills to meet new patients, families and staff on a daily basis. To prepare these Float Division nurses to work in these specialty areas, a variety of courses are offered including Cardiac Dysrthymia, Chemotherapy and any of the Critical Care courses. Clinical orientation focuses on the nurse's needs and strengths as they are partnered with a preceptor to maximize their orientation experience. All Float Division nurses receive a quarterly bonus of 25% for floating to the different areas. The Float pool team is a dynamic group of staff who meet the challenge and flexibility of a new assignment every day.
May perform other duties as assigned.
- RN License
- One (1) year of current expert RN clinical skills in respective field
- Must be flexible with work schedule including weekends
- Must have excellent charge/leadership responsibilities, basic computer skills
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 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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