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Contact the Nurse Recruitment Office at 501-686-5691 for current openings



  1. Payroll and Sign-up papers must be completed before start date. Contact Nurse Recruitment to schedule appointment (24 hours notice required). Bring 2 forms of ID (hr.uams.edu, selected “New Employee”), CPR card, grade report and nursing school's Foundation Skills Checklist..
  1. Modules and ID Badge must be completed before 1st working day.  Clinical Service Manager (CSM) will approve up to 8 hours EDU time to complete online modules. A six week period is allowed to complete CCA orientation including required classes (3) and (5) shifts for CCA clinical check-offs.  CCAs cannot perform any skill until classes/check-offs are complete or CSM will remove CCA from schedule/position.
  1. To foster professionalism, CCA’s are hired for a specific unit and required to work every other weekend to equal a minimum of 16 hours/pay period unless otherwise authorized by the CSM.   
  1. CSM’s are responsible for CCA scheduling.  CCA’s request for schedule changes must be made to the CSM in writing prior to posting the two week schedule.
  1. CCA’s are expected to fulfill work commitments on unit of assignment prior to working on other units.  The Staffing Office may be called for available shifts on other units.
  1. Call-ins and cancellations are in accordance with Department policy (see Employee Handbook @ hr.uams.edu, select  “Policies”, “Staff Handbook”).
  1. CCA’s are expected to give two weeks written notice for resignations.  Failure to comply will be reflected on job references. 
  1. CCA’s may transfer after 6 months.  The Nurse Recruitment Office will facilitate transfers based on availability and placement on wait list. 
  1. CCA’s will be pulled according to unit policy.
  1. CCA’s are encouraged to seek out learning opportunities and communicate needs with staff.  However, since the CCA is an employee not student position, CCA cannot perform any skill outside the CCA role.  This also applies to Externs who transfer into a CCA position.     
  1. CCA’s will be evaluated after three months (Probation) and yearly.  CCA’s are entitled to receive a promotion based on annual review.
  1. CCA’s are expected to provide written proof (Transcript, Grade Report, Registration Form or Formal School Letter) of student status to CSM within 30 days after the close of each semester.
  1. CCA position expires on the last day of the month of  graduation.


CCA Orientation - Call to schedule
Staff Education:  686-6095
Room 8001, 8th floor of Hospital Bldg.

Office Hours:  M-F, 7:30A-5P

Call to schedule appointment to complete modules & schedule classes

CCA I ($11.00 per hour)
Shifts: D 6:30A-3P, 7A-7P
* (E 2:30P-11P, N 11P-7A, or 7P-7A)
* 20% Shift Differential

* Maximum working hours/year = 1000 hrs.


Interview Check List:  (CSM/CDF = Clinical Service Manager/ Care Delivery Facilitator)

 1.  Ask CSM/CDF about shift avail

2.  Ask about duties/types of patients

3.  Ask about Dress Code

4.  Ask about Drug Screen set-up


Hire Check List:  Payroll/Sign-ups complete in Nurse Business Office?

1. Drug Screen/CBC:  cleared?


2.  CPR/Grades/Skills Checklist/Syllabus:  copy required


3.  ID Badge:  M (3P-4:30P), Tu. (7:30A-8:30A), or Th. (8:30A-9A)

4. Modules/ID : Before 1st work day

 5.  Schedule Medical Screen/TB Skin Test (501-686-6565)

6.  Schedule: put EDU time in clocking exception book for modules


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Web:  http://www.uams.edu/don/ccaje.asp