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Arkansas Children's RN, Ground Transport, Jonesboro in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Work Shift:

Please see job description for details.

Time Type:

Full time


CC014404 Jonesboro Ground Transport


Provides comprehensive nursing care to critically ill or injured neonates, children and specifically referred adults. The Transport RN is responsible for accurate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care in accordance with established protocols while on transport and in the Intensive Care Units or Emergency Room. The Transport RN is responsible for the stabilization and care of patients during transport under the direction of designated AC physicians.

Additional Information:

3 years previous Neonatal/Pediatric ICU or Pediatric ED experience preferred.

Varied Days/Hours (12 hour shifts)

Training required in Little Rock

Position located in Jonesboro

Required Education:

Associate Degree Nursing

Recommended Education:

Bachelor's Degree Nursing

Required Work Experience:

Nursing - 3 years of experience

Recommended Work Experience:

Required Certifications:

Must obtain National Registry of EMT-Basic within 18 months of hire - NREMT-Basic- NREMT, Must obtain Neonatal Pediatric Transport (C-NPT) within 24 months of Hire - C-NPT-NCC, Must obtain Transport EMT within 18 months of hire - EMT-ADH, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians - Basic (NREMT-Basic) - National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), Neonatal Pediatric Transport (C-NPT) - NCC, RN License (AR or Compact State) - Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN), Transport - EMT - AR - Arkansas Department of Health

Recommended Certifications:


  1. Demonstrates and promotes excellence in the application of the AC Model of Patient and Family-Centered care. Evaluates and treats patients prior to and during transport, ensuring patient safety and implementing life support measures as needed.

  2. Monitors patient's condition, documents nursing care, and reports patient status to clinical staff. Performs patient assessments, problem identification, administers IV medications and implements plan of care.

  3. Coordinates plan of care with other healthcare team members and initiates action to prevent current or potential risk to patient in an emergency situation.

  4. Recognizes, reports, responds to, records and re-evaluates changes in pertinent patient information on conditions in appropriate time frame.

  5. Communicates and collaborates through verbal and written reports to assure continuity of care.

  6. Provides and promotes safe transportation of patient while delivering quality care. Complies with safety instructions, maintains inflectional control, secures patient in transport, and loads all required equipment into aircraft.

  7. Assists in maintaining a safe transport environment by performing second crewmember walks, foreign object damage inspection, assisting pilot in pre-flight checklist, and maintaining a sterile cockpit until instructed by the pilot.

  8. Promotes performance improvement and activities to improve quality of care.

  9. 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.