Stone County Hospital

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To become a part of our team, please complete our online application and submit it, along with a resume (if applicable). Questions regarding available positions and/or status of hiring process should be sent to apply@schospital.net. No phone calls please. Qualified applicants will be contacted for further screenings and interviews as needed.

Stone County Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Stone County Hospital is always accepting applications for RN’s, LPN’s, and CNA’s and applicants will be contacted as positions become available. The positions below are the current open positions needed for Stone County Hospital.

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Currently Hiring for the Following Positions:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

    SUMMARY: The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides essential assistance with activities of daily living and provides basic nursing care to patients and assists in maintenance of safe and clean environment under the supervision of a Nurse.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.
    1. Provides ADL’s to patients under the direct supervision of a Nurse or Physician. May perform approved procedures per policy.
    2. Demonstrates ability to work effectively as a multidisciplinary team member; supports and assists team members in all activities.
    3. Communicates in an effective and efficient manner with all documentation, and with all coworkers, patients, visitors, and physicians.
    4. Recognizes and reports appropriate data to the Nurse.
    5. Assists Nurses and Physicians with assessments, examinations, and treatment.
    6. Performs and assists with technical skills as defined in scope of practice.
    7. Adheres to hospital policy addressing standard precautions, safety regulations, and guidelines.
    8. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age, specific needs, and provide care needed by the patient group.
    9. Assists patients from vehicle into wheelchair or onto gurney, as need dictates.
    10. Responds to patient and visitor questions and needs immediately and within established standards.
    11. Maintains patient comfort and privacy.
    12. Documents patient care performed, including vital signs, bedside care and observations.
    13. Maintains and prepares rooms between patients and procedures.
    14. Assists with preparation of equipment for procedures.
    15. Monitors stock and restocks supplies as needed.
    16. Transports patients and supplies.
    17. Participates in continuing education and departmental in-service meetings.
    18. Maintains policies and procedures established by the department.
    19. Participates in performance improvement activities.
    20. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops; shows responsibility for ongoing education.
    21. Assists in cost containment through the appropriate ordering and conserving supplies and equipment.
    22. Performs bedside capillary blood glucose checks under the supervision and direction of the nurse.
    23. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested

    WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following indicates the appropriate physical requirements of this job in the course of a shift. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
    1. Will be exposed to blood, body tissue and fluids, infectious waste and diseases, including TB, HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis B viruses.
    2. Is subject to injury from falls, burns, odors etc., throughout the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, plastics, synthetics, disinfectants, tobacco products or other potential contaminants, noise, environmental stress, and some electrical hazards.
    3. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
    4. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear.
    5. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
    6. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
    7. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    1. High School graduate or equivalent.
    2. Experience in acute hospital setting or in a long term care facility, or nursing home.
    3. Current BLS Certification or within 6 months of hire
    4. Current Certification as a Nursing Assistant
    5. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before patients, families, and coworkers.
    6. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Registered Nurse (RN)

    SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse reports directly to the Unit Manager and ultimately the Director of Nursing. The primary purpose of your job is to provide direct nursing care to the residents and supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by the Licensed Practical Nurses and Nursing Assistants under your supervision.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.
    1. To act in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern the facility;
    2. To be clinically competent and deliver care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation;
    3. To effectively interact with residents, patients, responsible parties and other interdisciplinary team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing;
    4. To provide compassionate, high quality healthcare while promoting healing, providing hope and preserving dignity for each resident, patient, family member and responsible party we serve;
    5. To administer medications utilizing the “Drug Rights”;
    6. To provide medications, IV therapy and treatments in accordance with physicians orders and facility policies and procedures;
    7. To implement established policies and procedures and insure that all personnel assigned to you are compliant;
    8. To receive and provide a thorough report on all residents and patients under your care;
    9. To organize and assign all job assignments on and during your shift.
    10. To insure the residents/patients plan of care and CNA care plan are being reviewed and utilized daily.
    11. To admit, discharge and transfer residents and patients as required;
    12. To assess and document the status of each resident and/or patient per facility policy;
    13. To transcribe accurately and promptly, all physician’s orders;
    14. To place and receive calls to and from physicians as needed;
    15. To assist in updating and implementing the residents and patients plan of care;
    16. To report all discrepancies and/or concerns to the Unit Manager and Director of Nursing;
    17. To insure that all MARS, TARS, ADLS, Nursing Notes, Incident Reports, input/output records and other required forms are completed during your shift;
    18. To insure an adequate supply of floor stock medications and resident/patient medications are ordered and on-hand;
    19. To complete rounds, at least every two (2) hours, on all residents and/or patients to insure proper care is being delivered;
    20. To make general observation and evaluation of the residents/patients physical and emotional status and make note of any significant changes and communicate those changes to the Unit Manager and/or Director of Nursing;
    21. To notify the residents/patients physician and/ or responsible party when there is an incident/accident or if there is a significant change;
    22. To utilize the 24-hour report sheet to communicate resident/patient acute conditions and/or concerns;
    23. To notify the residents/patients responsible party of all physicians orders;
    24. To insure that discharged residents/patients are escorted to and assisted into the discharging vehicle;
    25. To attend and participate in continuing education and mandatory in-services;
    26. To provide leadership to nursing personnel assigned to your shift;
    27. To insure “Residents Rights” are honored;
    28. To work beyond normal working hours and in other positions, temporarily, when necessary;
    29. To report to work and be subject to callback during emergency conditions;
    30. To adhere to all “Conditions of Employment.”

    WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following indicates the appropriate physical requirements of this job in the course of a shift. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
    1. Will be exposed to blood, body tissue and fluids, infectious waste and diseases, including TB, HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis B viruses;
    2. Is subject to injury from falls, burns, odors etc., throughout the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, plastics, synthetics, disinfectants, tobacco products or other potential contaminants, noise, environmental stress, and some electrical hazards;
    3. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
    4. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit;
    5. Use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear.
    6. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
    7. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift
    and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, 75 pounds with assistance.
    8. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,
    color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    1. Must possess a Nursing Degree from an accredited college;
    2. Must possess an active license to practice as a RN in this state;
    3. Current BLS Certification
    4. ACLS Certification within 6 months of hire
    5. TNCC within one year of hire
    6. PALS within one year of hire.
    7. Must possess the ability to solve problems and make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action;
    8. Must be able to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care;

  • Director of Pharmacy

    SUMMARY: The primary purpose of the Director of Pharmacy position is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the overall operation of Pharmacy Services; ensures compliance with patient care quality standards as it relates to the care provided to all age groups of patients from newborns to the elderly; directs and controls the purchase and inventory maintenance of pharmaceuticals and related substances and supplies; participates in the department’s planning, revenue analysis, budgeting, education and human resources activities.
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.
    1. Works with hospital administration on planning, organizing and directing Pharmacy Services operations and ensuring compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.
    2. Monitors activities of Pharmacy Services and takes appropriate action as necessary to ensure efficient and effective operation.
    3. Works closely with the nursing and medical staffs and other clinical department managers in addressing Pharmacy Services issues as they are related to the service provided to all patients ranging from the newborn to the elderly. Understands that there are dosage variations between newborns, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics and knows where to find appropriate information.
    4. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
    5. Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
    6. Directs and controls the purchase and inventory maintenance of pharmaceuticals.
    7. Oversees the storage and distribution of all pharmaceuticals items in departmental and patient care locations.
    8. Directs and participates in the development/revision, implementation and communication of policies, guidelines and standards for Pharmacy Services in accordance with the hospital’s policies, accrediting organization standards, federal and state regulations.
    9. Directs and participates in the human resources management function for the department by coordinating the selection, promotion, orientation and performance appraisal processes.
    10. Coordinates the department’s in-service training.
    11. Attends and participates on hospital committees.
    12. Provides coverage as a staff pharmacist for the department, as necessary.
  • Administrative Assistant / HR Coordinator

    SUMMARY: Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, and handling information requests. Also performs clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff. Provide administrative support to the CEO, COO, and Director of Human Resources.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

    1. Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheets, database, or presentation software.

    2. Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.

    3. Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work.

    4. Answers, screens and transfers phone calls to the administrative office.

    5. File and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports.

    6. Prepare responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries.

    7. Maintain all credentialing of current and new Providers.

    8. Coordinates the monthly medical staff meetings with the Chief of Staff and COO along with notification to all members. Is responsible for obtaining all necessary information to be presented to the Staff at their regular monthly meetings.

    9. Completes the medical staff meeting minutes for review by the Chief of Staff and COO at least one week before the next meeting.

    10. Completes the meeting minutes for the Quarterly Trauma Meetings and Monthly Directors Meetings.

    11. Assist with Employee New Hires by preparing new hire packets, quality checking completed packets, and processing new hires as needed.

    12. Completes new hire reference checks (as needed).

    13. Complies new hire list for employee orientation and works with the Director of Education to schedule employees.

    14. Acts as a liaison between Administration/Human Resources and departments within the Hospital.

    15. Assist with HR projects and events as needed (i.e. Audits or Open Enrollments).

    16. Assists with daily payroll functions and reports.

    17. Other duties as assigned or as needed.

     

    SKILLS:

    1. Give full attention to information acquired from others; ask questions; taking time to understand the points being made.

    2. Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

    3. Manage one’s own time and time of others.

    4. Possess appropriate oral communication skills to convey information effectively.

    5. Demonstrate effective written communication skills to meet the needs of different audiences.

    6. Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

     

    REQUIREMENTS
    1. High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalency Certificate) required.

    2. Associates or Bachelors Degree is preferred.

    3. At least two years of experience as an Administrative Assistant or other closely related profession.

    4. Must be able to keep all information confidential.

    5. Must be able to handle multiple tasks and perform well under pressure of deadlines.

    6. Should be familiar with other Microsoft applications (i.e. EXCEL, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook)