We are delighted that you are interested in exploring an option
to participate in our Externship Program! This
program is designed specifically for nursing students who
plan to work at UAMS Medical Center upon graduation. This eight
(8) week period
during the summer is for nursing students who have completed a
Foundations Course and 1 (one) clinical rotation
(Senior nursing students excluded). If student desires to work more than 8 weeks,
Each student will be assigned into a non-benefit position and
required to work the same schedule as the assigned
preceptor. Schedules are either a 12 hour day or night shift
with rotation to the weekend or Weekend Option shifts (A/P)
on Friday/Saturday or Sunday. Students
are also required to attend a bi-weekly (2) two hour seminar facilitated
by Staff Education (usually scheduled on Mondays). Seminars focus on Case Study presentations
and “Hot” topic discussions.
A two (2) credit hour course, Nsg. 4042: Special Topics, is
also available to UAMS students only who desire to pay tuition. To apply,
contact Linda Calhoun, RN, MNSC, Coordinator - BSN
Generic Program, UAMS College of Nursing, at
501-686-5374. Salary includes 20%
for E/N/P shifts, and 10% for weekend shifts.
(depending upon area of assignment).
requests housing, see the UAMS Student Activities and Housing for rates/availability. A $300 monthly allowance will be provided
toward student housing for out of town students only. Also contact Public Safety at
501-526-7275 for campus parking information and monthly
rates for students.
Ten (10) students will
be chosen to participate. Selected students will be required
to attend a three (3) day mandatory
orientation between May 23 - 25, 2012, purchase
a “designated” uniform,
expected to adhere to UAMS Medical Center's policies and
standards, and commit to no absences or tardiness. Application deadline is April
1st. Selection process will be based upon:
(Select Job Group: STUDENT NURSING POSITIONS and select posting number #50037209 Entitled Summer Extern Clinical Care Assistant .)
What a wonderful opportunity
to gain experience and preview UAMS Medical
a prospective employer! If
you have any questions, please do not hesitate
to contact Nurse Recruitment at 501-686-5691,
Monday through Friday, 8:30A-4P. We look forward
to hearing from you and assisting you to make this
summer a memorable and worthwhile experience!
P.S. Award Recipients will be
contacted no later than April 30th.
Preference will be given to in-state, BSN
schools and/or students who participate in
clinical rotations or work at UAMS Medical
Work for the Best!
Be the Best!
For more information contact: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Department of Nursing Nurse Recruitment
4301 West Markham, #526
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
Phone: (501) 686-5691
Fax: (501) 686-5698