Experienced RNs are eligible to receive a $25,000 taxable sign-on bonus once they complete three years of employment at the UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute. To be eligible, applicants must maintain full-time employment at UAMS, must be employed in a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week critical area (such as the Psychiatric Research Institute’s inpatient units) and must maintain satisfactory annual performance evaluations with no progressive discipline. Applicants can apply for the bonus up to 90 days after being hired. The Psychiatric Research Institute nurses who refer a nurse to any of UAMS’ critical 24-7 areas and who meets the necessary requirements are eligible for an $18,000 (for full-time) or $9,000 (for part-time) bonus. For more information about these bonuses, contact Angela McFadden at ADMcfadden@uams.edu.
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RN – ECT / Psychiatric Research Institute – The Registered Nurse (RN) in the Psychiatric Research Institute is expected to work multiple units within the Psychiatric Research Institute, consistently providing effective direct care to a variety of patients, work as part of the interdisciplinary team, based on licensure, title and competencies. The RN seeks, as well as, provides feedback for improved clinical practice. Integrates theory and research into clinical practice. Provides leadership to members of the nursing team in order to maintain patient care standards. The RN works under the direct supervision of the Clinical Services Manager (CSM). Promotion is based on years of experience, satisfactory performance appraisals and recommendation by manager. Psychiatric Research Institute Units include Inpatient Adult, Inpatient Adult Womens, the Child Diagnostic Unit, and Pulaski County Regional Crisis Stabilization Unit off campus.