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 emaldonado@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:

  • Administrative Assistant - Administration - FT 1

    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)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Nursing - FT 2

    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 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 ambulance;
    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) - Nursing - FT 3

    SUMMARY: Coordinates total nursing care for patients, participates in patient family teaching, and provides leadership by working cooperatively with all team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.

     

    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. Responsible for assessing planning, implementing, and evaluating the care of patients on a daily basis, and directing the staff activities when serving as the Charge Nurse.
    2. Considers age specific needs of the particular patient with the implementation of any duties.
    3. Assesses the patient’s condition and needs. Set goals to meet the physical, psychological, social, and rehabilitative needs of the patient, including discharge planning.
    4. Maintains the standards of care and implements the policies and procedures of the hospital.
    5. Reports and documents all pertinent observations, diagnostic results, and reactions to treatment.
    6. Assigns nursing care in accordance with patient’s need and personnel qualifications.
    7. Participates in patient care, teaching, medication administration, and treatments as required.
    8. Assists physicians, ancillary staff members, and team members with special procedures as required.
    9. Assists and institutes emergency measures as required.
    10. Prioritize and implement physician’s orders according to patient and unit needs in a timely manner.
    11. Notifies physician of changes in patient condition in a timely manner.
    12. Communicates appropriately through the chain of command for requests, changes, needs, and following up on concerns.
    13. Communicates with all departments as resources to take advantage of teaching opportunities for staff.
    14. Thoroughly completes admission assessment in a timely manner to establish a comprehensive plan of care with discharge planning.
    15. Completes the job description of a Registered Nurse as needed.

     

    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, 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, or crawl.
    7. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 125 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 125 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 125 pounds, 250 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 goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care;
  • Clinic Manager - Stone County Clinic - FT 1

    SUMMARY: This position plans, organizes, directs and controls all clinic and facilities management activities to achieve established goals and objectives of the clinic to ensure a smooth and efficient operation and delivery of patient care.

     

    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. Directing the day-to-day activities of the staff at the clinic, ensuring a high level of productivity.
    2. Continually monitoring the functioning of the clinic and revising operations as needed.
    3. Overseeing all functions of the medical group including reception and scheduling activities, patient service areas, medical records, transcription, business information systems, and appropriate clinical areas.
    4. Scheduling non physician staff and ensuring that staff is appropriately deployed among offices keeping in mind the allowed number of full time employees (FTEs) in budget.
    5. Being responsible for efficient systems, which provide quality patient services and overall patient satisfaction throughout the clinic.
    6. Ensuring fiscal responsibility as it pertains to supplies, drugs, other professional services, FTEs and overtime.
    7. Establishing and maintaining effective communication and working relationships with physicians/providers.
    8. Responding to physician concerns and providing problem resolution as appropriate.
    9. Compliance with process improvement initiatives and system changes/implementations
    10. Maintaining current knowledge of applicable local, state and federal codes and regulations and ensuring compliance.
    11. Assists Human resources in performing human resource responsibilities for staff which include interviewing and selection of new employees, promotions, staff development, performance evaluations, resolution of employee concerns, disciplinary counseling, and employee morale.
    12. Ensures compliance with meaningful Use initiatives as well other data submission, quality monitoring requirements.
    13. Exemplifies the CMI Principles, Conditions of Employment, Non-Negotiables and the SCH Culture of Accountability

     

    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. Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
    2. Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
    3. Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which include a medical and physical examination.

     

     

    POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. This position may require hours beyond those scheduled and occasional weekend work.

     

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or related field preferred.
    2. Minimum of 2 years’ experience managing a Rural Health Clinic preferred.
    3. Knowledge of health care administration, business administration or other related field, equivalent to that which would be acquired by completing a regionally accredited bachelor’s degree program.       Knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform this job are typically acquired through a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in a health care facility that includes experiences and knowledge of medical practice and clinic management, clinic operational structure systems and clinic policies, procedures and processes.
    4. Leadership experience should include management of staff and budgets at the Manager level.
    5. Excellent organization, prioritization, project management and team building skills.
    6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    7. Excellent public relations skills. The ability to successfully and positively interact with physicians is essential.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Through a respectful, constructive and energetic style, guided by the objectives of the hospital, the Clinic Manager provides the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that the clinic has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures and people systems in place to effectively grow the clinic and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.

  • Coding/Clerk Specialist - Health Information Management - FT 1

    SUMMARY: The Coding/Clerk Specialist is responsible for coding admissions, pre-certifications, denials, and clinic accounts when necessary. The Specialist is also responsible for collecting, analyzing, assembling, maintaining and making available to authorized users timely, accurate, secure and complete patient health information and for controlling the release of medical information from patient medical records in accordance with applicable standards and hospital policy.

     

    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. Abstract pertinent information from patient records. Assigns ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS codes.
    2. Queries physicians when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous, or unclear for coding purposes.
    3. Keeps abreast of coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements. Brings identified concerns to department director for resolution.
    4. Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Academy of Professional Coders and adheres to official coding guidelines.
    5. Keeps current with new coding guidelines and updates.
    6. Runs coding reports on a daily basis to include, but not to be limited to DNFB and Medical necessity report.
    7. Runs a daily census and keeps a working spreadsheet of deficient history & physicals, discharge summaries, progress notes, operative notes, etc.
    8. Performs chart analysis of each chart to ensure the presence of provider and clinical staff signatures/initials, test results and other required information is correct. Ensures that each piece of documentation has two patient identifiers.
    9. Releases patient information in accordance with the Release of Information policy and procedure. Log all release transactions thru CPSI.
    10. Provides authorized individuals with timely access to patient information without compromising the security of patient records.
    11. Assists with electronic health record information technology needs.
    12. Communicate effectively with physicians and other staff regarding reports, charts and queries.
    13. To help with general office duties when needed such as: answer phones, take messages, complete fax request and phone request, and obtain walk-in request information to completion.
    14. Adhere to the development and application of personnel policies and procedures within the hospital.
    15. Assist director with other job duties.
    16. Maintain strict confidentiality of protected health information.
    17. Assist with audit procedures.
    18. Utilize computer systems to identify and locate patient records.
    19. Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    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. Work requires the ability to lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
    2. Work requires ability to carry objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
    3. Work requires ability to stand or sit +/- 50% of the time.
    4. Work requires ability to stoop and bend, to reach, and grab with arms and hands, manual dexterity, to push and/or pull supply carts and to communicate with others.
    5. Work requires proofreading and checking documents for accuracy.
    6. Work requires ability to use a keyboard and visualize a computer monitor to enter and transform words or data

     

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. Must possess a high school diploma.
    2. Must have or be pursuing a degree in Health Information Technology or a certification in coding.
    3. Must have experience in medical coding.
    4. Must have a strong background in overall office procedures and have a good working knowledge of health information; must possess strong computer skills.
    5. Must possess excellent verbal and communication skills.

     

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS

    1. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
    2. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, patients and family members, and general public.
    3. Must possess the ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.
    4. Must be able to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret policies and procedures, EOB’s, goals and objectives.
    5. Must have patients, tact, a positive disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult people.
    6. Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing business and accounting practices.
    7. Must be knowledgeable of computers, data entry, output, system applications, etc.
  • EMT (Basic) - Ambulance Services - FT 1 & PT 1

    SUMMARY: This position administers basic lift support care and transportation to sick and injured persons in the pre-hospital setting under the direction of an Emergency Department Physician and the Stone County Hospital Medical Control Physician consistent with state and local protocols by performing the following duties. Assisting the Paramedic with basic life support while on scene and providing safe transport of the patient to the appropriate hospital.

     

    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. Assesses nature and extent of injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to be followed or need for additional assistance.
    2. Restores and stabilizes heart rhythm on pulseless, non-breathing patient.
    3. Opens airways and ventilates patient.
    4. Inflates pneumatic anti-shock garment on patient to improve blood circulation.
    5. Treats patient for shock.
    6. Provide medical examination and screening of patients consistent with Medical Directors approved Protocols.
    7. Assists in extricating trapped victims and transports sick and injured persons to the treatment center.
    8. Lifts and places patients on stretcher, restrains patient appropriately, lifts and moves loaded stretcher into ambulance.
    9. Observes, records, and reports to physician, patient’s conditions, and reaction to treatments and significant incidents.
    10. Assists with patient care, between inter-agency (i.e. fire and police) personnel and other related employees.
    11. Drives ambulance to and from emergency and non-emergency scenes in a manner appropriate to dispatch direction and to patient condition, at all times considering due regard for the safety of self and others.
    12. Communicates with Physician and other medical personnel via radio or telephone.
    13. Completes reports legibly, accurately, and in a timely basis.
    14. At each shift change, checks medical operating supplies and vehicle utilizing check list.
    15. At each shift, inspects vehicle to ensure that it is ready for service (e.g. brakes, lights, etc.).
    16. Performs all duties in a safe courteous, confidential and professional manner, always taking into account the well-being of the patient.
    17. Mentors, trains, and encourages fellow staff, to help them attain their full potential.
    18. Ensures proper use of the AED.
    19. Maintains response readiness consistent with Director’s criteria.
    20. Uses safety and PPE equipment as required by law and hospital policies.
    21. Maintains vehicles and quarters pursuant to Director’s policies.
    22. Other duties as assigned.

     

    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 125 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 125 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 125 pounds, 250 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.

     

    POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK: Rotating shifts, to include holidays and weekends. Overtime hours may be required.

     

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. Current EMT License for the State of Mississippi
    2. Current NREMT-Basic certification
    3. Current CPR
    4. Current EVOC/NAPD professional driving course
  • ER Registration Clerk - Business Office - PT 2

    SUMMARY: The Admission/Registration Clerk is responsible for registering patients presenting for services. The clerk must comply with department and hospital safety, infection control and performance improvement guidelines. Clerk has been educated and trained in processing admission of all age groups, i.e., infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.

     

    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. Demonstrates commitment to the philosophy and values of Stone County Hospital to ensure the quality of care delivered. Cordially greets and registers patients upon arrival.
    2. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality of all patients and employee information at all times according to the established hospital policy as evidenced by no reported breach of privacy or confidence.
    3. Notifies ER Nurse and/or Physician of emergency admissions and assists with requisitions for services from ancillary departments.
    4. Obtains all required signatures (consent of treatment must be obtained 100% of the time).
    5. Obtains complete accurate demographic and insurance information.
    6. Applies patient identification bracelets and makes data card.
    7. Consistently distributes required notices to patients regarding Advanced Directives, Medicare and Champus.
    8. Enters all registrations in the appropriate logbooks and discharges and/or transfers in computer
    9. Consistently and accurately copies face sheets, ER records and insurance information and distributes to other providers of service, i.e., consulting physician, radiologist, etc.
    10. Performs any functions as requested by supervisor

     

    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. Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing and walking, with occasional bending and reaching.
    2. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to the following:

    • Infections and contagious diseases
    • A variety of electrical or mechanical power equipment
    • Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances
    • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
    • Many interruptions
    • Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries
    • Subject to absentee replacement on short notice
    • Moderate noise level

     

     

    POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK: Days and hours of work are variable. This position may require hours beyond those scheduled and occasional weekend work.

     

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. High School Diploma
    2. Experience preferred, but not required
    3. Must have basic typing and office skills as well as the ability to meet and communicate effectively with the public.
    4. Must attend Hospital Presumptive Eligibility Training and pass test through the Division of Mississippi Medicaid within 60 days of employment.
  • Housekeeper - Housekeeping - FT 2

    SUMMARY: This position performs a variety of environmental services duties to maintain the hospital in a neat, orderly, and sanitary condition according to established policies and procedures.

     

    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. Selects cleaning materials and supplies and prepares solutions according to procedure.
    2. Loads service cart and transport to work area.
    3. Cleans assigned areas by washing walls, doors, door frames, ceilings, ventilators, patient televisions, and windows.
    4. Sweeps and mops floor areas, vacuums carpets, and spot-cleans carpets using appropriate solutions, and arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion after cleaning assigned area.
    5. Requests cleaning supplies and equipment as needed.
    6. Operates various types of cleaning equipment both mechanical and electrical (i.e. buffers, wrings, scrubbers, and vacuums).
    7. Cleans equipment and notifies manager of any equipment needing repair.
    8. Reports safety hazards to manager.
    9. Returns unused supplies to janitor closet, cleans carts and equipment, and ensures all items are replaced in an orderly manner.
    10. May climb ladder to hang cubicle drapes, window drapes, or reach high areas for other cleaning purposes.
    11. May collect waste from all areas of the hospital, sanitizes all garbage cans, and keeps compactor area sanitized.
    12. May collect or distribute soiled or clean linen.
    13. May collect hazardous waste as established by the Infection Control Committee.
    14. Transports infectious waste in a special closed container to the waste garbage for sterilization before disposal. (NOTE: Housekeeping personnel assigned to the floor shall empty the containers at least (3) times on the day shift and one (1) time during the night shift.)
    15. Cleans isolation rooms after the patient has been discharged.
    16. Cleans in operating suites using proper cleaning solutions and as prescribed by the departmental procedures.
    17. Arranges furniture for meetings, workshops, and community affairs.

     

     

    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. Exposure to hazardous materials, requiring special clothing/safety equipment on an occasional basis.
    2. Exposure to dust.
    3. Rare exposure to potential electrical hazards or potential burns.
    4. Able to see objects closely, as in reading, continuously.
    5. Able to hear normal sounds with some background noise, as in answering the telephone, continuously.
    6. Able to distinguish sounds, as voice patterns.
    7. Able to give and receive verbal communications frequently.
    8. Physical demand level is moderate requiring the ability to lift up to 20 pounds routinely and up to 50 pounds occasionally; the highest point of any lift being the shoulder, and the lowest point of any life being the waist.
    9. Able to push/pull objects with moderate effort frequently.
    10. Most of the work day will be indoors, but must be able to tolerate sudden and extreme changes in temperature.
    11. Must be able to stand and walk for the majority of the day with frequent bending, reaching, twisting, turning, and feeling perception required.
    12. Must be able to perform motor skills requiring reaching out, grasping, pinching, and finger manipulation, continuously; occasional wrist turning.
    13. Needs to attend to task/function for more than 20 minutes on a continuous basis; more than 45 minutes frequently.
    14. Able to concentrate on fine detail with some interruptions.
    15. Able to concentrate on moderate detail with some interruptions on a continuous basis.

     

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalency Certificate) preferred
    2. Must be at least 18 years of age.
    3. Must be able to speak and understand English.
    4. Must be able to communicate verbally and written.
    5. Able to read and comprehend written materials and communicate meaning on a frequent basis.
    6. Able to understand and relate to specific ideas, generally several at a time.
    7. Able to understand and relate to concepts behind specific ideas.
    8. Must be able to make decisions and evaluations based on sensory criteria.

     

    INTERPERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

    This position requires excellent interpersonal skills to work together with hospital personnel, physicians, patients, and vendors to gain cooperation and to provide and exchange information, maintaining a positive attitude in all interactions. The ability to provide information, communication, and resolve problems and conflicts in an appropriate manner is a must.

     

    PATIENT RELATIONS

    Employee must have a commitment to caring for customers as he/she would like to be cared for; must exhibit a courteous, positive, and professional demeanor focusing on each customer with thoughtfulness and a caring attitude; listening attentively to each one and translating all terminology from technical to lay terms.

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Clinic - FT 1

    SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse provides direct and indirect patient care in the office setting. They provide care that meets the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care; meets the communication needs of patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a registered nurse and/or physician. The Clinic LPN maintains regulatory requirements, nursing and office policies, procedures and standards. The Clinic LPN also communicates with physicians and team members about patient’s clinical condition, including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.

     

    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 direct patient care under the supervision of a RN and/or physician, evaluates outcomes, consults with other health team members as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
    2. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment, under the supervision of a RN and/or physician, on all patients as per policy. This includes neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
    3. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
    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. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
    7. 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.
    8. Maintains current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical condition.
    9. Follows the seven (7) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
    10. Communicates appropriately and clearly to co-workers, physicians and office manager.
    1. Demonstrates the ability to assist physicians with procedures and perform services requiring technical and manual skills under the direction of a RN and/or physician.
    2. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family.

     

    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. Must possess a Nursing Degree from an accredited college;
    2. Must possess an active license to practice as a LPN in this state;
    3. Must display professionalism both in appearance and attitude;
    4. Must possess the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and to coach and supervise other personnel;
    5. Must possess the ability to solve problems and make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action;
    6. Must be able to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care;
    7. Must be able to pass a drug screening (pre-employment, random or intermittent);
    8. Must possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Paramedic - Ambulance Services - FT 1

    SUMMARY: This position administers basic and advanced life support care to sick and injured persons in pre-hospital setting under direction of an Emergency Department Physician consistent with state and local protocols by performing the following duties. This person performs continuation of care and observation during inter-facility patient transfers per direction of responsible physician.

     

    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. Assesses nature and extent of injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to be followed or need for additional assistance.
    2. Restores and stabilizes heart rhythm on pulseless, non-breathing patient. Monitors cardiac patient.
    3. Initiates intravenous fluids to administer medication or drugs, or to replace fluids lacking in body.
    4. Performs endotracheal intubation and cricothyrotomy to open airways and ventilate patient.
    5. Administers injections of medications, drugs, or immunizations.
    6. Inflates pneumatic anti-shock garment on patient to improve blood circulation.
    7. Administers initial treatment at emergency scene and takes and records patient’s vital signs.
    8. Provide medical examination and screening of patients consistent with Medical Director approved Protocols.
    9. Assists in extricating trapped victims and transports sick and injured persons to the treatment center.
    10. Lifts and places patients on stretcher, restrains, patient appropriately, lifts and moves patient to stretcher, lifts and moves loaded stretcher into ambulance.
    11. Observes, records, and reports to physician, patient’s conditions, and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
    12. Directs and coordinates patient care, between inter-agency (i.e. fire and police) personnel and other related employees.
    13. Drives ambulance to and from emergency and non-emergency scenes in a manner appropriate to dispatch direction and to patient condition, at all times considering due regard for the safety of self and others.
    14. Communicates with Physician and other medical personnel via radio or telephone.
    15. Completes all reports, including patient care records, legibly, accurately, and on a timely basis.
    16. At each shift change, checks medical operating supplies and vehicle utilizing shift check list.
    17. At each shift, inspects vehicle to ensure that it is ready for service (e.g. brakes, lights, fluids, etc.).
    18. Performs all duties in a safe courteous, confidential and professional manner, always taking into account the well-being of the patient.
    19. Mentors, trains, and encourages fellow staff as needed, to help them attain their full
    20. Maintains response readiness consistent with Director’s criteria.
    21. Use safety and PPE equipment as required by law and hospital policies. Maintains vehicles and quarters pursuant to Director’s policies.
      Other duties as assigned.

     

    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 125 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 125 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 125 pounds, 250 pounds with assistance.
    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.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: May supervise one or more employees. This person will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Director’s guidelines and medical protocols.

     

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. Current Paramedic License for the State of Mississippi
    2. ACLS
    3. EVOC (Preferred)
    4. CPR
  • Respiratory Therapist (CRT or RRT) - Cardiopulmonary

    SUMMARY: The Respiratory Therapist performs quality patient care as a member of the hospital team, providing intensive respiratory care and patient transport into and out of the facility as medically prescribed and with minimum supervision. This position provides direct and indirect patient care to patients of all age groups and requires the use of independent discretion and judgment with respect to supervisory and management decisions and recommendations.

     

    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 provide direct patient care, assess, treat and evaluate outcomes of respiratory treatment or procedures on patients of all age groups.
    2. Must be able to verbalize the indication and rationale for therapy with the attending provider.
    3. Must be able to deliver emergency respiratory care as needed, demonstrate the ability to assist providers with procedures in the ER and maintain current BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications.
    4. Maintains current knowledge of respiratory medications and their correct administration based on age and/or weight of patient and his/her condition.
    5. Must maintain current knowledge of respiratory equipment (i.e. ventilators, pulse Oximeters, nebulizers, 02 delivery devices, etc.) and their correct use based on patient age and his/her clinical condition.
    6. Must be able to perform necessary diagnostic tests (i.e. EKGs, ABGs, PFTs, heart monitors, pulse oximetry, etc.) as ordered by provider.
    7. Must have the ability to interpret blood gases and manipulate ventilator parameters to attain therapeutic goals as per provider orders.
    8. Must be able to budget time to complete patient workload according to the provider prescribed schedule.
    9. Must be able to maintain accurate and continued respiratory documentation including patient assessment, medical history, physical condition, treatment, response and assess effectiveness.
    10. Formulate patient teaching plans based on identified learning needs and evaluate effectiveness of learning; including family in teaching, as appropriate.
    11. Must possess the interpersonal skills to interact effectively with patient/family members, visitors, and medical personnel.
    12. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
    13. Cooperates with other personnel to achieve departmental objectives, maintains good employee relations and interdepartmental objectives.
    14. Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and the proper functioning of respiratory equipment, including trouble shooting when necessary.
    15. Must participate in performance improvement activities; enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops; shows responsibility for professional practice and ongoing education.
    16. Job may require weekend hours and taking call, in addition to regularly scheduled work hours.
    17. Will perform other related duties, as assigned.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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 125 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 125 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 125 pounds, 250 pounds with assistance.
    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. Must be at least 18 years of age.
    2. Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy.
    3. Must hold a current Respiratory Care Practitioner license within the state of Mississippi.
    4. 2 years experience in Respiratory Care is preferred.
    5. Must maintain current BLS certification, ACLS and PALS are preferred.
    6. Must be able to speak and understand English.
    7. Must be able to read and write effectively for researching and/or documenting patient care information.