University of Arkansas System

Job title: RN PRN Main OR

#PRN #Main

Company: University of Arkansas System

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Type of Position:

Job Type: Temporary (Fixed Term)

Work Shift:

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.

The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority. For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept. UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

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.

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Department: ICE | PeriopSvc Main Operating Room

Department’s Website:

Summary of Job Duties: This posting will be used to fill multiple positions

Schedule: PRN, As Needed Basis.

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care to assigned patients in One Day Surgery (ODS) and the Main Operating Room (OR).

The eight (8) bed One Day Surgery Operating Room services primarily outpatient OR procedures and is located on the fourth floor of the Outpatient Center and Jones Eye Institute. We provide a wide variety of procedures including but not limited to Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, General Surgery, Plastics, Benign Gynecology and Urology.

Our Main OR is a 19 room suite, operational 24/7, and located on the 2nd floor of the Central Hospital. There are 10 endoscopic rooms, 2 laminar flow rooms, 2 DaVinci Robotic rooms and a dedicated endovascular room. It is a fast paced environment performing state of the art procedures with state of the art equipment. Specialties include: Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedic (total and trauma), Vascular, Cardiovascular (open heart), E.N.T., Plastic/Reconstructive, and General (Kidney and Liver transplant) and Neurosurgery. We offer the AORN peri-op course for RN’s seeking OR experience coordinated by our department educator.

PRN staff are not eligible to receive benefits, but may contribute to pre-tax supplemental Retirement.



  • 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 OR Circulating Registered Nursing experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Strong work ethics and accountability.


  • 2 or more years of RN experience with current BLS.


  • 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:

Employees in this role must be fitted for, capable of donning and performing routine tasks in personal protective equipment to include N95 masks, Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) or Controlled Air Purifying Respirators (CAPR).


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: Resume

Optional Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Recruitment Contact Information:

Please contact for any recruiting related questions.

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

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

Expected salary: $41 per hour

Location: Arkansas

Job date: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 04:05:43 GMT

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