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Salary & Benefits


Salary is negotiated between prospective employee and Clinical Service Manager based on:

  • Type of nursing degree
  • General years nursing experience
  • National certification
  • Master's education in nursing or health related field
  • Previous LPN experience
  • Previous unlicensed experience (direct patient care)

After salary based determined, following differentials apply:

  • 20% E/N/P
  • 10% if work a shift on Saturday/Sunday
  • 30% Weekend Option "A" shift
  • 50% Weekend Option "P" shift
  • 25% Float Pool Differential

Weekend Option requires 12/16 hours worked between Friday 2:30P-Monday 7A (negotiated with Clinical Services Manager), includes full-time benefits and allows for 2 weekends of sick/vacation per year.

New Graduate starting salaries differentiate based on nursing degree.

Yearly Reviews allow average of 2% increase based upon performance review.

To promote the health, safety and productivity of our employees, it is the policy of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to provide a drug-free workplace. In pursuit of this goal, UAMS requires a negative drug screen for all patient care/sensitive positions before new hires begin work.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences does not discriminate in employment or in any other services on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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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