Registered Nurse (Rn): Critical Care (August New Grad Residency)

Washington Regional Medical Center Fayetteville , AR 72701

Posted 2 months ago

Washington Regional Medical Center is looking for Registered Nurses for our Critical Care department.

If you're an RN looking for more than just a job, you belong at Washington Regional! The work you do matters to your patients and to us. And we believe caring for our team members is just as important as caring for our patients. You'll receive the support and resources needed to advance your career at the #1 hospital in Arkansas.

The Critical Care department serves a diverse patient population and is a great place to grow your nursing career. All new hires will be assigned a dedicated preceptor during their orientation process.


  • Coordinate the total nursing care of assigned patients including assessment, planning, implementation and documentation

  • Provide high quality, patient focused care to assigned patients by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; recommending necessary adjustments; and following hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care.

  • Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential

  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations

  • Promote a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families

  • Assist in achieving patient quality of care, national patient safety, regulatory agency, and budgetary goals

  • Resolve patient problems and needs by using multidisciplinary team strategies

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by following procedures, rules and regulations

  • Serve a culturally and linguistically diverse patient population

  • Supervise and delegate duties to student nurses, LPNs, nursing assistants and the unit secretary

  • Assist with orientation of new staff members

  • Provide clinical supervision of nursing students

This position has exposures to body fluids, radiation, and communicable diseases. The majority of your shift will be spent standing and/or walking short distances, with frequent pushing, pulling, and lifting of up to 100lbs, as well as occasional carrying of up to 25lbs.


You must have an Arkansas RN license or be licensed in a state that has enacted the RN/LPN NLC.

Educational and Certification Requirements

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program

  • CPR certification required

  • Basic dysrhythmia*

  • ACLS certification*

  • within 18 months of DOH/ transfer; certification must be maintained once completed.

Desired Skills

  • Excellent clinical skills

  • Professional bedside manner

  • Knowledge of infection control practices

  • Physiological knowledge

  • Medication administration experience

  • Ability to work with a team

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Good listening skills

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

About Washington Regional

Our mission is to improve the health of people in the communities we serve through compassionate, high-quality care, prevention, and wellness education.

Washington Regional Medical System is the only not-for-profit, community-owned, and locally governed health care system in Northwest Arkansas. We employ 3,300+ team members and serve the region with a 425-bed medical center, over 50 clinic locations, the area's only Level II trauma center, and five Centers of Excellence - the Washington Regional J.B. Hunt Transport Services Neuroscience Institute; Washington Regional Walker Heart Institute; Washington Regional Women and Infants Center; Washington Regional Total Joint Center; and Washington Regional Pat Walker Center for Seniors.

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