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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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Orthopedic / Surgical


5 South - Post-Operative Care

In Baxter Regional Medical Center’s 26 bed Orthopedic/Surgical unit, physicians and nurses care for adult medical-surgical patients, specializing in orthopedic and general surgery. The surgical services provided include, but are not limited to joint replacements, fracture care, abdominal surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, urological surgery, and any other indicated procedures. Our patient to nurse ratio is 5:1.

5 South provides excellent care to every patient every time. We are looking for individuals who are positive, motivated, thrive in a team environment, and strive for continuous learning. While ACLS is not required, the majority of our Registered Nurses ("RN") are ACLS certified, and we also have several Orthopedic Certified RNs. We also have multiple preceptors who love to teach and give back to new employees. On 5 South and throughout BRMC, you will find a culture of trust, respect, and transparency. The 5 South team works collaboratively with physical therapy, social work, case management, pharmacy, and many other departments to care for our patients and meet their needs during hospitalization and transitioning to home.

5 South hires new graduates into our RN Residency program.

Registered Nurse (RN) Staff - 5 South Surgical / Orthopedics

6600 - 5 South Surgical / Orthopedics
Full time, Days
Req # 11933

Registered Nurse (RN) Staff - 5 South Surgical / Orthopedics

Surgical /Orthopedic 5 South / Registered Nurse (RN)  $10,000 Sign On Bonus!*

5 South is a 26 bed surgical unit specializing in orthopedics, general surgery, and neurosurgery.  Our outstanding staff includes 13 Orthopedic Certified Registered Nurses, reflecting our staff’s dedication to being the very best they can be.  This is a fast paced technical environment where attention to detail and strong self-confidence is a must.  We have a strong Shared Governance culture, driving change from the bedside throughout the organization on a daily basis.  If you are looking for a place where you can grow technically and professionally and you have a passion for excellence, we would love to talk to you!

Position Highlights:

  • Work / Life:  Hours: 7A-7P (7P-7A), 3 – 12 hour shifts per week
  • Education Opportunities:  Continue to advance you and your families’ education, utilizing BRMC Foundation Scholarships.
  • Clinical Experience:  Nursing Division is on a  Journey to Magnet Excellence
  • Employee-Centric:  2019 Best Places to Work in Arkansas


  • Provide direct patient care for assigned patients on the nursing unit and providing leadership within the nursing team.
  • Utilize the nursing process to assess, diagnose, plan implement and evaluate the plan of care for patients served, through the model of Shared Governance.
  • Collaborate with all members of the health care team with a focus on promoting evidence based care within a healing culture for the patient population served and their families.

Job Requirements:

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  ADN required.  BSN Preferred.
  • Licensure:  Current Arkansas or Compact State RN License in good standing.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience preferred.
  • BLS required.   ACLS is encouraged, but not required.
  • Other:  Ability to read, write and communicate effectively.  Basic computer knowledge required.

Safety Sensitive Designation: 

This position is deemed safety sensitive in accordance with Arkansas Act 593 governing Medical Marijuana.

BRMC offers competitive wages and an extensive benefits package.  The following benefits are available to eligible employees:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • Life / Short Term / Long Term / Accidental Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Credit Union
  • Paid  Time Off
  • Education Assistance Scholarships / Leadership Development / CMEs
  • Employee Discounts
  • On-Site Employee Pharmacy & Wellness Center
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tele Health
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Employee Concierge Service

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter Regional Medical Center (BRMC) supports a diverse and inclusive culture and is an equal opportunity employer.  BRMC employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender (including sexual orientation and gender identity), religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or unfavorable discharge from military service or any other legally protected status.

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter Regional Medical Center (BRMC) is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  Should you have need for a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability, please contact Kim Beavers, HR Recruiter at (870) 508-1070 or by email and provide the details of your specific request.

Note:  Sign On Bonus available per Sign On Agreement Requirements.