Women’s and Children’s Services: Medical Surgical Unit
As northwest Arkansas’ only community owned and locally governed non-profit healthcare system, WRMC has a long history of innovation and collaboration with a variety of partners in healthcare to provide quality and consistent care to the people of this region and beyond. WRMC finalized construction in our major expansion for women’s and children’s services. The project plans included:
- 18 bed Medical Surgical Unit
- 17 bed LDRP Unit
- 28 bed Mother-Baby Unit
- 13 bed L/D Triage
- 4 Operating Rooms servicing Women’s Services
- 20 bed Pediatric/Gynecology Unit
- 34 bed NICU
- Education Classrooms and Outpatient Lactation Clinic
Jobs now available in the medical surgical area!
The 18 bed Medical Surgical unit on the fourth floor of the new Women’s tower officially opened on December 5, 2017. This new unit offers an innovative design, and integration of state of the art equipment. We would love to have YOU come join our amazing team.
At WRMC we also offer a new graduate nursing residency program. As a new graduate RN you will receive a focused orientation program. You will be given a coach/mentor to provide ongoing education and support. The residency program will combine didactic with hands-on teaching to provide you the best training! We have numerous opportunities for nursing education and competencies. Some examples are listed below:
- Basic Dysrhythmia
- IV Therapy
Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education. Nurses make a difference! We look forward to adding YOU to our amazing team here at WRMC!
This position is responsible for coordinating the total nursing care of assigned patients including assessment, planning, implementation, and documentation. The RN is responsible for delegating to and supervising the job classes of: student nurse, LPN, nursing assistant, and unit secretary. The RN assists in the orientation of new staff and clinical supervision of nursing students. The RN assists in achieving patient quality of care, national patient safety, regulatory agency, and budgetary goals. This position has exposure to body fluids, radiation and communicable disease. The majority of work time is spent standing and/or walking of short distances, with frequent pushing, pulling, and lifting of up to 100 lbs., as well as occasional carrying of up to 25 lbs. A culturally and linguistically diverse patient population is served including children from infant to 16 years as well as adolescents, postpartum women, well newborns, and adults.
Arkansas RN license or licensed in a state that has enacted the RN/LPN NLC, and CPR.
SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL AND SKILL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION
Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program and licensed to work in the state of Arkansas or licensed in a state that has enacted the RN/LPN NLC. This position also requires certification in NRP*. PALS certification is preferred.
* within 1 (one) year of DOH/transfer.