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RN Medical Neuro ICU

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

RN Medical Neuro ICU

Requisition ID

2021-76747

Category

Nursing - Inpatient

Position Type

Regular Full-Time

Department

ICE NRSL Med/Neuro ICU E4 IP C

Shift

Shifts Vary

Post End Date

8/6/2021

Overview

 

 

 

Schedule: Full-Time, Shifts Vary

 

The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to assigned patients in the Intensive Care Unit (E4)

Our 28-bed ICU unit located in the Harry P. & Betty Jo Ward Towers provides care for a wide variety of Medical, Neurology, Neuro-Surgical and Bone Marrow Transplant patients. The unit is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and a highly-trained all RN staff. Comprehensive orientation and educational courses are provided, based on individual need. The exposure to educational enhancements combined with the opportunity to participate in research is unmatched.

 

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

11 paid Holidays in addition to Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy.

Salary offered commensurate with experience.

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

The Registered Nurse delivers nursing care for patients in within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards.The RN is responsible to adhere to the standard of care defined by UAMS, ANA, and Standards for specialty patient population with support and mentoring by other team members. Collects and documents assessment data. Develops a Plan of Care (POC) per standard. Implements POC including medical order and interdisciplinary approach. Evaluates the progress of patient toward attainment of desired outcomes. Provides effective patient/family education/discharge planning. Administers medication per standard including drug information to patients/families. Acts as a resource/supports others. Delivers patient care using the principles of the defined nursing modality. Delegates care based on UAMS standards, legal and regulatory requirements, specific job description and individual level of education and training. Contributes to a positive work environment that is conducive to clinical education while serving as a resource for student nurses and staff.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

 

Required:

Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program with Associates Degree, Nursing Diploma, Bachelors in Nursing, or Master's in Nursing

Valid RN License

1 year of Registered Nursing experience

Basic computer skills

Excellent communication skills

Strong work ethics and accountability

Preferred:

National Certification

BSN or MSN

2 or more years of nursing experience with a minimum of 1 year in an acute care setting such as a teaching hospital

Cardiac experience a plus

 

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. 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.

 

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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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Job Posting: 2991900

Posted On: Jul 22, 2021

Updated On: Aug 07, 2021