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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic RN

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

Job Description

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic RN

Requisition ID

2021-75316

Category

Nursing - Outpatient

Position Type

Regular Full-Time

Department

ICE IMSL Covid Vaccine Clinic

Shift

Day Shift

Post End Date

10/16/2021

Overview

 

 

 

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care to assigned patients. As a professional nurse, the nursing process is utilized in the provision of care. The RN practices within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards.

The Registered Nurse will promote wellness; improve outcomes, and self-care within a defined population of patients. The RN will provide patients who have chronic conditions the support, education, and assistance in the prevention and/or maintenance of their disease and/or health and wellness state. Will work with the individual patient, their families, and providers of care to develop and implement individual health plans and provide support to the patient in self-management. Coordinate care and/or follow-up for patients who receive care in outpatient facilities. Coordination of prescription refill requests and patient education coordination in collaboration with physician staff. Commitment to patient outcomes results in high levels of performance despite workload changes

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

 

 

 

Responsibilities include: Delivers nursing care according 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.

Administer COVID-19 Vaccine

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

 

Required:

Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program with Assoc degree, Bachelors in Nursing, or Master's in Nursing or Nursing Diploma is required.

Valid License as a Registered Nurse by the State of Arkansas

Minimum of 1 year Registered Nursing experience.

New Graduates may apply

Preferred:

Charge RN or Leadership experience.

Clinic or Ambulatory Setting experience.

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: 3061413

Posted On: Sep 20, 2021

Updated On: Oct 17, 2021