RN Refer a Nurse

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Experienced RN Refer a Nurse

Valid for Critical 24-7 Areas: Inpatient Units (Med/Surg, Onc, PRI), Adult Critical Care Units (including ICU Float Pool), Main Operating Room, and Emergency Department plus Cardiac Cath. Lab and Interventional Radiology/Interventional Radiology PreOp/PACU.

Limited Time: Beginning 03/13/2020
Revised: Beginning 06/01/2020 and 10/08/2020
Revised: Beginning 01/01/2021 and 07/15/2021

Refer a New Direct Care RN and Earn $18,000 by using the Referral Form link below.

RN Refer a nurse program

You Are Our Best Asset! Check out the Integrated Clinical Enterprise (ICE) RN Program where any full-time or part-time (50%) direct care RN within ICE, Patient Care Services or Periop Services is eligible to refer a full-time RN who meets the following criteria:

  • Minimum of 12 months experience as an RN in an acute care hospital.
  • Experience in the past 12 months may include up to 6 months in a management position, but must include at least 6 months in a direct patient care role in an acute care hospital; and be hired into a UAMS “Critical 24-7 Area” of full time employment.

Here are the basics of the program:

  • Recruited nurse listed the Referring nurse on the job application under “Source Information.”
  • Referral form must be submitted before processing will occur and prior to the completion of the 90-day probation period.
  • Only one referral/referring nurse is accepted and only one RN Refer agreement may be active at any given time.
  • Full-time UAMS RN receives $18,000 taxable nurse bonus with $3000 paid after recruited nurse successfully completes the probationary period; $6000 paid at the end of one year; $9000 balance is paid at the end of two years.
  • Part-time UAMS RN receives $9,000 taxable nurse bonus with $1500 paid after recruited nurse successfully completes the probationary period; $3000 paid at the end of one year; $4500 balance is paid at the end of two years.
  • Both employees must maintain same or greater employment status. Recruited nurse must be hired and remain employed in a “Critical 24-7 Area.”
  • Referring nurse must maintain satisfactory annual performance evaluations with no progressive discipline.
  • Ineligible employees: Nursing Directors, Clinical Services Managers, Assistant Clinical Services Managers, Clinical Specialists, ADONs, Nurse Recruiters, travel nurse/agency nurse/internal transfer and/or rehires with at least 180 days from most recent termination date.
  • This is taxable income that is not considered base salary and will not be included in retirement calculations.

Email RNBonus@uams.edu to request Referral Form.