UAMS NURSING   Little Rock, AR   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on May 5, 2024
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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.

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.


The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University's Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.


Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.


All application information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.


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ICE | NRSL Oncology Float Pool

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Summary of Job Duties:

This posting will be used to fill multiple positions.
Schedule: 7A-7P or 7P-7A with rotating weekends as needed.

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care to assigned patients. As a professional nurse, the nursing process is utilized in the provision of care. The RN practices within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards.

The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to assigned patients in the Oncology Float Division (FD) The Oncology FD nurses have the opportunity to work on all the inpatient oncology units with the possibility of working in the medical and surgical areas should the need arise.

The Oncology FD nurses’ use all their nursing assessment and clinical skills to meet new patients, families, and staff on a daily basis. To prepare the Oncology FD nurses to work in these specialty areas, a variety of courses are offered including Chemotherapy, CAR-T, Stem Cell Transplantation, and any other specialized courses required. Clinical orientation focuses on the nurse’s needs and strengths as they are partnered with a preceptor to maximize their orientation experience.

All Float Division nurses receive a bonus of 25% for regular, worked hours floating to the different areas. The Float pool team is a dynamic group of staff who meet the challenge and flexibility of a new assignment every day.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Associate’s degree in Nursing, Diploma RN, or Master’s degree in Nursing.
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited RN nursing program.
  • Current Valid RN License
  • Two (2) years of current RN clinical skills in Oncology and/or Medical/Surgical acute care
  • Must be flexible with work schedule including weekends
  • Must have excellent charge/leadership skills, and basic computer skills



  • Chemotherapy training, experience in all types of adult stem cell transplants (FACT training), experience in multiple types of CAR-T therapies and REMS training

Additional Information:


  • The Registered Nurse (RN) delivers nursing care for patients within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards. The RN is responsible to adhere 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. 
  • Delivers patient care using the principles of the defined nursing modality. 
  • Delegates care based on UAMS standards, legal and regulatory requirements, specific job description and individual level of education and training. 
  • Contributes to a positive work environment that is conducive to clinical education while serving as a resource for student nurses and staff.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


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).


Constant Physical Activity:

See, Hear, Read, Concentrate, Think Analytically

Frequent Physical Activity:

Talk, Touch, Stand, Walk, Use hands to touch, handle or Feel

Occasional Physical Activity:

Sit, Taste, Smell, Bend, Crawl, Crouch, Kneel, Stoop, or Reach Overhead

Lift/Carry Weight: 100+lbs

Push/Pull Weight: 100+lbs

Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility; Inside Office Environment

Noise Level: Moderate

Visual Requirements: Near Visual Acuity, Far Visual Acuity, Color Discrimination, Depth Perception, Peripheral Vision

Potential Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Electrical, Radiation, Sharp, Dust, Objects/Tools, Potential for violence/physical altercations

Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:

License or Certificate (see special instructions for submission instructions), List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

Special Instructions to Applicants: