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Arkansas Children's RN III, Kids Care - Resource Line, Mon-Thu 11p-8a in Little Rock, Arkansas

Work Shift:

Night Shift

Time Type:

Full time


CC017525 Kids Care - Resource Line


Provides and promotes a proficient level of nursing practice to efficiently provide safe, effective, and holistic patient and family centered care for the patients and families with complex needs. Uses increased knowledge, skills, and experience to understand situations holistically and plans and adjusts accordingly. Quickly recognizes variations from the anticipated course, thinks critically, modifies plans, makes appropriate decisions, recognizes salient patient care issues, and focuses on long term goals.

Additional Information:

Required Education:

Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college program or technical school or nursing diploma

Recommended Education:

Bachelor's Degree Nursing

Required Work Experience:

Nursing - 3 years of experience

Recommended Work Experience:

Required Certifications:

Certification specific to patient population - , RN License (AR or Compact State) - Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN)

Recommended Certifications:


  1. Demonstrates and promotes excellence in the application of the AC Model of Patient and Family-Centered care. Collaborates and role models partnerships with patients, families and other providers to plan, deliver, and evaluate highly individualized care that ensures achievement of effective self-care by patients and families. Consistently plans and delivers high quality, comprehensive and holistic care for complex patient situations. Anticipates needs across the care continuum for patients and families and acts as a resource to others in doing the same.

  2. Consistently provides safe and effective nursing care at a proficient level. Role models and promotes practice which is current and consistently in accordance with policies and procedures, professional practice standards, state Practice Act/Rules and Regulations. Demonstrates proficient technical and procedural nursing skills. Role models and promotes effective interdisciplinary communication to assure continuity of care to achieve desired patient outcomes.

  3. Proficiently assesses increasingly complex patients and serves as a resource to others to ensure developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive care. Anticipates, incorporates, and promotes the use of appropriate diversional, play, or recreational activities into patient care.

  4. Analyzes increasingly complex patient/family information to identify problems and outcomes, evaluates complex variations and patterns in patient care data for clinical implications. Develops, maintains, and promotes active use of the plan of care to ensure that desired patient/family outcomes are achieved. Collaborates with the patient, family, and interdisciplinary team members for ongoing plans. Identifies and competently and promptly responds to changes in increasingly complex patient condition. Acts as a resource and guides others in appropriate responses to changes in patient conditions.

  5. Provides individualized patient and family education at proficient levels in increasingly complex care situations and serves as a resource in guiding others. Proficiently assesses patient and family learning needs and develops appropriate individualized education plans. Assesses completeness of all patient and family education and recognizes additional needs in comprehensive interdisciplinary teaching.

  6. Advances evidence-based nursing practice using best available evidence, patient's and family's preferences and values, and team's clinical expertise at a proficient level. Collaborates with others to search for and apply evidence to guide clinical practice.

  7. Exemplifies, supports and serves as a resource for understanding the AC Professional Practice Model. Evaluates own performance to identify areas of strength and needs for professional development. Provides input for peer evaluations and mentors others.

  8. Demonstrates increased responsibility through participation and leadership in interdisciplinary shared decision making councils, committees, and hospital initiatives and serves as a resource to others.

  9. Participates and leads in the improvement of patient care, nursing practice and the work environment. Promotes evaluation and implementation of equipment, products and technology. Serves as a super-user for training and evaluation.

  10. Role models and promotes accountability for the quality of patient care across settings and caregivers. Serves as a resource for team promoting advocacy for patients, families, and AC team.

  11. Serves in key roles and mentors others in active participation on councils, committees, hospital initiatives, onboarding, recruitment and retention activities. Facilitates effective meeting processes. Proficient in the use of leadership skills to successfully guide individuals, groups, and activities to achieve patient goals and positive outcomes.

  12. Role models and promotes networking and participation in community organizations which promote health and wellness.

  13. Proficiently mentors, coaches, precepts, and teaches healthcare professionals and students.

  14. Performs other duties as assigned.

Arkansas Children’s ( is the only hospital system in the state dedicated to caring for children, which enables us to uniquely shape the landscape of pediatric care in Arkansas.

Arkansas Children’s is driven by four core values—safety, teamwork, compassion and excellence—which inform every action.

Arkansas Children’s Hospital has received Magnet Status ( from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), for nursing excellence and patient outcomes. And we are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report ( for Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery and Urology.

For more than a century, Arkansas Children’s has met the unique needs of children. But we’re more than just a hospital treating sick kids—our services include two hospitals, a pediatric research institute, foundation, clinics, education and outreach, all with an unyielding commitment to making children better today and healthier tomorrow.

Arkansas Children’s Little Rock campus includes a 336-bed hospital with the state’s only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center, burn center, Level 4 neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care, as well as a nationally-recognized transport service. And Arkansas Children’s Northwest ( provides inpatient and emergency care, clinic rooms and diagnostic services to children in that corner of the state.

“Arkansas Children’s is a place of hope and comfort for children and parents. When you are at children’s, you are part of an elite team united with a common goal of saving children and making their lives better.” Michael – Business Operations Manager

“Arkansas Children’s Hospital is a prestigious institution that cares for children.” Linda – Information Systems Analyst

“We are an organization of care, love, and hope while we champion children.” Angela – Parking and Fleet Coordinator

“Care, love, and hope for children!” Kathy – Administrative Assistant

“When I think of my time here at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, I can honestly say that it has given me a unique perspective on the human condition, and the various roles that we all have in patient care. As a supply assistant, I have a very important job ensuring that the doctors and nurses have what they need to provide the world class medical care to the Children of Arkansas and surrounding states. Being a Champion for Children is more than a catch phrase, it is a way of life!” Nick – Supply Assistant

Arkansas Children's provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. Further, Arkansas Children's will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.