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  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
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Type of Position:

Clinical Staff – Nursing

Job Type:


Work Shift:

Shift Vary (United States of America)

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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.
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.
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.
At UAMS we value Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
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Summary of Job Duties:

Physician Assistant, Certified (PA-C) Practice by the PA-C means the performance for compensation of clinical care performed by a Physician Assistant who, as demonstrated by national board certification, has advanced medical knowledge and practice skills and is licensed to practice medicine by the state medical board under physician supervision.

Licensed as a Physician Assistant in the State of Arkansas or eligible for licensure.
Additional Information:
  • Obtains a comprehensive medical history, performs physical examination both focused and comprehensive, depending on patient needs, identifies medical and health risks, updates and records changes in health status, assesses mental and functional status formulates an appropriate differential diagnosis based on the history, physical exam, and clinical findings.
  • Identifies the needs of the individual and family as a result of the patient interview (history) and physical exam.
  • Provides an acceptable plan of care that maximizes the patient’s health potential and takes into account.
  • Ordering the appropriate diagnostic tests, identifying and prescribing appropriate pharmacological agents when needed, and developing a plan for education of the patient and their family or caregiver.
  • Consult with supervising physician(s) and other health professionals when needed.
  • Obtain history and physical examination on inpatients.
  • Assess patient symptoms, vital signs, and nursing reports, and order labs, and radiographs while the patient is admitted to the hospital.
  • Enter nursing orders, prescribe medications, and perform bedside dressing changes and simple procedures to expedite patient care.
  • Organize discharge instructions, and prescriptions and coordinate follow-up appointments.
  • Expedite the start of surgical cases and the appropriate participation of the patient for surgery.
  • Educate the patient on the details of surgery and post-operative management.
  • Provide patient and family with written post-operative and discharge instructions, prescriptions, and follow-up dates.
  • Performs procedures on pediatric and adult plastic surgery patients under the supervision of the surgeon(s).
  • First, assist surgeon(s) during surgery as needed.
  • Participates in monthly plastic surgery conference/morbidity and mortality conference.
  • Instruct residents, nurses, medical students, and physician assistant students; present clinical cases to appropriate members of the research and surgical teams.
  • Organize OR calendar, book OR cases, and coordinate follow-up.
  • Assist with clinical data collection and prepare reports using data collected.
  • Identify potential research candidates by attending clinics, conferences, and patient rounds.
  • Screens potential patients to determine eligibility.
  • Assist in enrolling patients in research protocols.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Required Documents to Apply:

List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), 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:

Annual TB Screening, Criminal Background Check, Substance Abuse Testing

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:

Balancing, Crouching, Feeling, Grasping, Hearing, Kneeling, Lifting, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Sharps, Sitting, Standing, Stooping, Talking, Walking

Frequent Physical Activity:

Balancing, Crouching, Driving, Feeling, Grasping, Hearing, Kneeling, Lifting, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Sharps, Sitting, Standing, Stooping, Talking, Walking

Occasional Physical Activity:

Balancing, Crouching, Feeling, Grasping, Hearing, Kneeling, Lifting, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Sharps, Sitting, Standing, Stooping, Talking, Walking

Benefits Eligible: