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:

  • Clinic Manager - Stone County Clinic - FT

    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.

  • Clinic Registration - Business Office - PT

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

    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.
  • Registered Nurse (RN) - Nursing - FT

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

    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.
  • Nursing Clerk - PT

    SUMMARY: The primary purpose of this position is to assist in the planning, organizing, implementing and evaluation of the activities occurring in the nursing station by performing clerical and receptionist duties.

     

    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 essential clerical functions in the nursing station;
    2. Schedules patient activities, diagnostics, and appointments;
    3. Maintains proper phone etiquette in managing telephones, intercoms, and communication services of the facility, including transmission of messages appropriately;
    4. Reports all pertinent observations, results to team leader;
    5. Assist patients, visitors, co-workers, and staff members as needed.
    6. Prepares and maintains accurate patient information flow sheets, (i.e., census, vital signs, dietary, and delivers them appropriately);
    7. Performs clerical duties of admission, discharge, chart replenishment, stocking, and maintaining adequate supplies on the unit;
    8. Prepares and maintains Telemetry Log Book (in the Med/Surg unit and for the emergency department).
    9. Accepts responsibility of other work requirements inherent in the job.

     

    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. Moves intermittently during work hours.
    2. Is subject to frequent interruptions.
    3. Is involved with patients, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, under all conditions and circumstances.
    4. Works beyond normal working hours and in other positions temporarily, when necessary. Works on weekends and holidays when necessary.
    5. Is subject to callback during emergency conditions.
    6. Will be working in an environment where the risk of injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, plastics, synthetics, disinfectants, and other potential contaminants is present.
    7. Will be working in an environment where infectious waste, hazardous chemicals, contagious diseases, and conditions are present.
    8. Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
    9. Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, and emotionally upset people within the facility.
    10. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of patients during emergency situations.

     

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. Current or previous hospital/medical clinic experience;
    2. Clerical administrative experience;
    3. Working knowledge of medical terminology;
    4. At least 18 years of age;
    5. Able to speak, understand, and write English;
    6. Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals;
    7. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence;
    8. Ability to speak effectively before patients, families, and co-workers;
    9. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals;
    10. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing, oral or diagram form; and the
    11. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Coding/Clerk Specialist - Health Information Management - FT

    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

    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
  • Dispatch - PT

    SUMMARY: This position is responsible for communication of emergency 911 calls through utilizing the hospital dispatch system. This position is also responsible for functioning as the PBX Operator for the 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. Serves the mobile healthcare services department as the communications dispatcher, handling telephone requests for emergency and routine transportation services.
    2. Announces any and all codes over head, including appropriate information when Fire Alarm sounds.
    3. Dispatches appropriate vehicles and crews to respond to these requests in a timely and efficient manner
    4. Maintains computer database for documentation of all information related to requests for service.
    5. Completes all required manual logs related to Dispatch and EMS.
    6. Communicates with floor nurses and physician office staff to schedule/coordinate routine ambulance transportation services to and from the hospital.
    7. Maintains proper telephone etiquette, providing quality customer service.
    8. Performs any and all duties as directed by the Department Director.

     

    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. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
    2. Individual is required to sit for extended periods of time.

     

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. Current EMD and/or state registration. Individual must obtain within 6 months of employment.
    2. Current CPR certifications, American Heart Association course C, or American Red Cross CPR for the professional rescuer.
    3. At least 1 year of dispatcher experience preferred.
    4. Must possess excellent communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to accurately listen and document.
    5. Must be able to maintain composure during periods of intense stress and during emergencies.
    6. Ability to interact effectively with coworkers, supervisors, management, clients, and others with whom he/she may interact.
    7. Must have excellent verbal skills and telecommunication skills.
    8. Must have basic knowledge of computers, Microsoft Windows, and internet.
  • ER Registration - PT

  • Registration - FT Office

    SUMMARY: The Clinic Receptionist arranges for the efficient and orderly registration of outpatients and ensures that accurate information is collected and that patients are aware of hospital 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. Reports to work in a consistent and timely manner.
    2. Protects patients’ rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal and financial information.
    3. Accepts appointments for outpatient services and gathers necessary patient information including diagnosis, emergency notification numbers and insurance information and enters data into computer system.
    4. Interviews patients in advance whenever possible.
    5. Registers arriving patients who have been referred by a doctor for outpatient services and obtains copy of insurance card and picture ID.
    6. Collects billing information when pre-registering patient, or at time of registration; forwards same to business office along with charges and payments on a daily basis.
    7. Informs patients of their financial responsibility if applicable.
    8. Collects payments for outpatient services.
    9. Refers all patients without doctor’s orders to admitting nurse.
    10. Maintains list of recurring rehabilitation patients; generates daily registration slips for same and inputs charges per rehab department’s instruction; ensures that patients re-sign insurance forms on a monthly basis.
    11. Verifies all workers compensation claims with patient’s employer and notifies patient of results.
    12. Assists patients in explanation of insurance benefits.
    13. Maintains file of major employer outpatient benefits.
    14. Processes standing orders for patients.
    15. Accepts patients in order of appointments with exception of emergency (STAT) cases which are processed first.
    16. Generates daily statistics regarding method of payment and number of patients per service.
    17. Balance charges and receipts with report generated at close of business each day.
    18. Prepare deposit and reports for business office and accounting; place all monies in a designated secure place.
    19. Maintains medical records, subscribing to policies and procedures as well as certification agency requirements.
    20. Provides clerical support for the business office staff.
    21. Determine and maintain inventory levels of office supplies anticipating needs and informing proper personnel in advance.
    22. Responsible to inform appropriate personnel of equipment service and repair needs.
    23. Return all phones to evening voicemail.
    24. Lock doors upon leaving.

     

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

     

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. Must be at least 18 years of age
    2. High school diploma or its equivalent
    3. Minimum of two (2) years related office experience
    4. Possess basic clerical skills
    5. Must be computer literate at an intermediate skill level
    6. Ability to meet and communicate effectively with the public
    7. Must be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
    8. Must be able to speak and understand English
    9. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
    10. Exceptional telephone etiquette is a must
  • Administrative Assistant - Business Office - FT

    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)
  • MLT - Lab - FT

    SUMMARY: Performs patient specimen analysis for diagnostic purposes, under the direct supervision of a Medical Technologist. Enters all results into the computer system, and brings panic value test results to the attention of the Medical Technologist and/or Pathologist. The MLT is responsible for cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing various equipment and work areas in the laboratory. They will also maintain laboratory inventory.

    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. Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorts specimens; checks labeling; logs specimens; arranges reports for delivery.
    2. Performs routine and stat laboratory assays.
    3. Performs qualitative urine analysis; color, clarity, specific gravity.
    4. Performs type and cross matches in the blood bank with results reviewed by the Medical Technologist.
    5. Demonstrates knowledge of expected lab results for the infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient. Makes Medical Technologist and/or Pathologist aware of abnormal results, panic values.
    6. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors
    7. Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
    8. Follows standard precautions at all times.
    9. Operates and maintains equipment correctly and safely, including calibration of instruments.
    10. Maintains quality results by running standards and controls; verifies equipment function through routine equipment maintenance and advanced troubleshooting; monitors quality control measures and protocols
    11. Identifies the presence or quantity of drugs of abuse, therapeutic drugs and toxic substances by operating toxicology instrumentation and performing manual methods for the performance of drug screens, blood alcohol levels and carbon monoxide levels.
    12. Provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating chemistry equipment; performing hand chemistries.
    13. Operates hematology, urinalysis and coagulation equipment; performing manual methods of differentials.
    14. Operates equipment such as the gamma counter, spectrophotometer, densitometer, and through methods such as radioimmunoassay, enzyme immunoassay and serological testing.
    15. Performs technical procedures for the identification or susceptibility of bacteria, parasites, fungi and mycobacteria.
    16. Ensures patients receive compatible blood/blood components by completing blood typing, antibody screening, and compatibility testing and antibody identification procedures.
    17. Prepares patient packets and maintains the blood bank database.
    18. Cleans laboratory glassware, sinks, work benches, autoclave and drying oven, using appropriate solvents, brushes and cloths
    19. Uses hospital-approved disinfectants for cleaning.
    20. Dries appropriate glassware in heating oven before storing in designated areas.
    21. Uses a simplified balance to weigh chemicals.
    22. Responsible for inventory of reagents and supplies in the laboratory, reports needed supplies to the Chief Technologist.
    23. Keeps work surfaces clean and orderly.
    24. Performs clerical work; is able to input and retrieve lab results in the computer system.

     

    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;
    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.

     

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. Associates Degree in Science.
    2. Certification/Licensure as a Medical Lab Technician in Hematology, Chemistry and/or Blood Bank.
    3. Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
    4. Basic computer knowledge.