Registered Nurse, Treatment Room
Posting Number NC891P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22907
Working Title Registered Nurse, Treatment Room
Position Number 11317
Department Health Center
About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
About the College/Department
The Pat Walker Health Center is an ambulatory care clinic and provides a wide range of medical care and services for students, faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas. The Pat Walker Health Center is accredited by AAAHC and delivers exception patient care.
Department Home Page http://health.uark.edu/
Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties
To utilize the nursing process to provide direct and indirect patient care in the Primary Medical Clinic. This position has a strong focus on patient assessment. The Registered Nurse in this position will work with a team of medical providers and nurses to facilitate patient flow and must be able to identify urgent/emergent situations. Therefore, strong physical assessment skills and triage knowledge is essential. Due to fluctuations in patient volume, cross training in other areas of the clinic is mandatory. Responsibilities include but are not limited to obtaining patient history and physical assessment, application of orthopedic devices, wound care, IV therapy, assisting with minor surgical procedures and administration of medications, immunizations and treatments.
Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
- Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing in accordance with ACA 17-87-301
- Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution of higher education
- At least five years registered nursing experience
- At least one year of emergency room experience
- Recent IV experience
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? Yes
If yes, please specify Registered Nurse through Arkansas State Board of Nursing; CPR certification
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing with seven years of registered nursing experience
- Surgical experience
- Possess a wide range of nursing skills with a focus on patient assessment and a variety of nursing experiences that includes nurse triage in an emergency room or acute care setting
- College health experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Wound care management and assessment knowledge
- Knowledge of removable orthopedic devices and custom casts/splints
- Excellent IV skills
- Excellent Physical assessment skills
- Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of patients
- Ability to work independently and follow protocols
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
- Repetitive motion
- Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes. The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenters or technicians.
Physical Conditions The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts or vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals, biological o
Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Overtime Eligible No
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No
Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - Pat Walker Health Center
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No
Does this position require a background check? Yes
If yes, please specify
- Criminal background check
- Sex offender registry check
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date
Close Date 10/23/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions Summary
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Posting No
City, St. Fayetteville, AR
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you hold licensure by the Arkansas State Nursing Board as a Registered Nurse in accordance with ACA 17-87-304?
Do you have an associate's degree in nursing?
Please indicate the years of experience that you have in nursing.
- No experience
- Less than one year
- At least one year, but less than two
- At least two years, but less than three
- At least three years, but less than four
- At least four years, but less than five
- Five years or more
Do you have at least one year of experience as a registered nurse in an emergency room setting?
Do you have a bachelor's Degree in Nursing or a related field?
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- License (Trade, Drivers License, CDL, etc.)
- Proof of Veterans Status