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Company: UAMS
Location: Little Rock, AR
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for triage, assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care and patient education either by telephone or within the UAMS unit.
  • Delivers nursing care according to standards as defined by UAMS, American Nurses Association (ANA), AR State Board of Nursing (ASBN), and those set forth by nursing specialty organizations.
  • Helps develop patients' Plan of Care (POC) per UAMS standards utilizing assessment data.
  • Evaluates the progress of patients toward attainment of desired outcomes.
  • Administers medication following UAMS standards and Nurse Practice Act.
  • Verifies and evaluates care delivered, to ensure that care is consistent with standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinates care and/or follow-up for patients who receive care in inpatient and outpatient facilities. Coordinates patients' prescription refill requests and patient education coordination in collaboration with physician staff.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program with Associate's Degree or Nursing Diploma
  • One (1) year of recent nursing experience with less than 90 day break (in state) and less than 180 day break (out of state)
  • Valid Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Strong work ethics and accountability.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Masters of Nursing
  • Two (2) or more years of RN 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 check and drug screen. 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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