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RN PRN Labor and Delivery (L&D)

Employer
University of Arkansas System
Location
Cammack Village, AR
Closing date
Apr 10, 2024

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Sector
Nursing, General Nursing, Midwife
Organization Type
Corporate
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Type of Position:

Job Type:

Temporary (Fixed Term)

Work Shift:

Shift Vary (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:

No

Institution Name:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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 (available for benefits eligible positions only):

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

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University's Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

All application information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

At UAMS we value Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Visit our website to learn more: https://ddei.uams.edu/

For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at askrecruitment@uams.edu.

Department:

ICE | WISL Nursing Services L&D IP C

Department's Website:

Summary of Job Duties:

Schedule: PRN, As Needed Basis.

This position will be used to fill multiple positions

The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to assigned patients in our Labor & Delivery Unit (E5). UAMS Labor and Delivery unit is located in the Harry P. Ward Clinical Tower. The unit consists of 14 LDR rooms, four triage observational beds, two operating rooms suites, a three bed recovery room area and two state of the art Neonatal Stabilization rooms used to stabilize acutely ill neonates with specially trained staff from the Intensive Care Nursery. Labor and Delivery provides high-risk obstetrical care for patients all over the state. On average, this unit performs approximately 300-330 deliveries per month. The LDR rooms allow the expectant mother to labor, deliver, and recover in the birthing suites with family support. E5 Labor and Delivery supports patient and family centered care and as a result, the newborns, if stable, are allowed to stay with their mother's after delivery to promote bonding.

Qualifications:

Required:

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

* Valid RN License.

* Minimum of 1 year Registered Nursing experience.

* Excellent communication skills.

* Basic computer skills.

* Strong work ethics and accountability.

Preferred:

* 2 or more years RN experience with current BLS.

Responsibilities

* 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;

* Delegates care based on ASBN Delegation Model, legal and regulatory requirements, specific job description and individual level of education and training.

* Contributes to a positive work environment that is conducive to quality patient care and clinical education while serving as a resource for student nurses and staff.

* May perform other duties as assigned.

PRN Nurses will report to an assigned Clinical Services Manager

PRN Applicant's Work history will be screened to match the position in which they have applied for.

PRN Maximum allowable hours in a floating year is 1000.

Transfers Into PRN:

Must Follow Transfer Requirements Prior To Last Working Day As Posted On UAMS Nursing Website. Select 'Employment Info' Drop Down Tab Prior To Submitting An Application.

Additional Information:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

* Stand: Frequently

* Sit: Occasionally

* Walk: Frequently

* Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop or reach overhead: Occasionally

* Lift and carry weight: 100+ lbs

* Push and pull weight :100+ lbs

* Use hands to touch, handle or feel: Frequently

* Talk: Frequently

* Hear: Continuously

* Taste or smell: Occasionally

* Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously

Physical Environment : Inside Medical Facility Environment

* Noise Level : Moderate

* Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity

* Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Radiation, Sharp objects/tools

Salary Information:

$41/hour

Required Documents to Apply:

License or Certificate (see special instructions for submission instructions), List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Recruitment Contact Information:

Please contact askrecruitment@uams.edu for any recruiting related questions.

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

This position is 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.

Constant Physical Activity:

Frequent Physical Activity:

Occasional Physical Activity:

Benefits Eligible:

No

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