Applicants requesting an out-patient
position will be contacted directly by area managers within 10 working days
if applicant selected for interview.
Applicants requesting an in-patient
position are responsible to contact
Recruitment within 3-5 working days of
applying online to inquire if application was received.
After you have completed your on-line application, all qualified applicants will receive an e-mail from
'Nursing Careers' (please also check junk mail) within two (2) business days r/t applicant status.
If you do not receive this e-mail notice, please contact our office to determine application status.
If you are applying for an Inpatient
Administrative/Educational position, you will also be
required to complete our
Administrative Patient Care Services Form and submit page one and two to
Nurse Recruitment before application will
be considered (See Administrative Applications).
If you are applying for an Inpatient
New Graduate position, you
will need to look only at
postings for Inpatient RN I
to see if New Graduate is
listed. If there is no requirement listed under required experience, you
are eligible to apply.
In addition, you will also be required to complete an
and submit to
before application will be considered (See Student Jobs).
To apply, visit our
application page at
Applications are active for 90 days. Postings
are updated online on a daily basis. Positions are subject to close after 5 working
days without notice.
Applicants will be asked by interviewing
manager to complete the RN Sign-On Bonus at time of interview but date will not
be added until applicant accepts the position.
Sign-On Bonus will not apply until the date
the applicant accepts
the position. If the position is listed as “Hard To Fill”
on the acceptance date, applicant eligible to receive $2,000 to $4,000 Sign-On Bonus.
$1000 RN Referral
Although applicant will list name, department
and work number of employee referral under additional data section during
Bonus Form is required to be completed within 24 hours of application
and submitted to the
Nurse Recruitment Office.
RN Referral Bonus will not apply unless specific position is listed as “Hard To
Fill” on date of application.
Bonuses apply to the following “Hard To Fill” Areas through
Resource Nurse Recognition Program
Vision: The vision of the Professional
Nursing Organization (PNO) Resource Nurse Recognition Program (RNRP) is
to promote clinical excellence and continuous growth of our professional
nurses who provide direct patient care.
Mission: UAMS Department of Nursing believes that improved
patient outcomes is a result of highly skilled professional nurses who
are self motivated to continue learning, empowered to improve nursing
care quality and dedicated to furthering the nursing profession. In
addition to the Clinical Ladder, which differentiates levels of
Registered Nurse practice, the PNO Resource Nurse Recognition Program
addresses continued excellence by those nurses who remain in clinical
positions delivering direct patient care.
Purposes of the Resource Nurse Recognition Program are to:
Acknowledge professional nurses who exemplify excellence
in nursing practice through their individual contributions and talents.
Reward professional nurses for their continual
advancement and professional development as direct patient care
providers (up to $1000 every six (6) months based on
Enhance recruitment and retention of professional nurses
Formally recognize professional nurses for expertise in
Support individual professional nurses’ contributions
and talents in promotion of excellent nursing care for patients for
their particular area/unit.
All RN IIs and Clinical RN IIIs who have successfully
completed their probation period are eligible to seek advancement
through Resource Nurse Recognition Program. Candidates must maintain
competent performance standards (score of 3 or above) and last
performance appraisal score of 300.
Candidates at the written stage of the disciplinary
process in the past 12 months for performance issues are ineligible to
participate in the program.
All RN candidates must adhere to Code of Conduct and
CARE Value policies at all times.
RN candidates must be 0.6 FTE (Full time equivalent) or
Upon transfer to another unit/department, the
participant’s eligibility to meet the Resource Nurse category’s criteria
and to continue with participation in Recognition Program will be
evaluated by Clinical Services Manager (CSM).
RNRP Practice Process:
The Professional Development Council is the governing council
overseeing and maintaining the integrity of the Resource Nurse
Recognition Program. Evaluation and revision of the program will be
conducted annually by the Professional Development Council.
The candidate decides which Resource Nurse Category he/she would like to
Infection Control Resource Nurse
Skin/Wound/Ostomy Resource Nurse
Patient Safety/Emergency Preparedness Resource Nurse
Diabetic Resource Nurse
Pain Resource Nurse