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:

  • Internal Medicine Physician, Clinic, FT

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Clinic, FT

    SUMMARY: Under the direction of the chief operating officer, the clinical social worker provides direct service to clients and their families. This includes counseling and seeking resources to answer unmet needs. The clinical social worker also provides consultation services and in service education programs related to the psychosocial aspects of health care to other professional staff members on the healthcare team.

    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 and diagnoses the psychosocial needs of the patients, caregivers, and families—how these needs assist in the plan of care, as evidenced by documentation on the plan of care and clinical narrative within 24 hours of psychosocial assessment to determine a client’s needs.
    1. Is responsible for utilizing clinical supervision to better meet the psychosocial needs of the patient and family to develop improved clinical skills and expertise, as demonstrated in weekly/biweekly meetings with the director of social services/clinic manager.
    2. Provides consultation to other professional health personnel regarding psychosocial issues and inservice education to facility staff, as evidenced by staff needs.
    3. Maintains a relationship with other mental health/social service agencies in the area, as needed and evidenced by documentation in the clinical record and discussed in supervision with the clinic manager.
    4. Works to attain an increasing knowledge of counseling and therapy practice by attendance at pertinent in-services and seminars, as evidenced by education logs and CEU certificates.
    5. Attends all required safety training programs.
    1. Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous
    2. Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter- and intra-departmentally to facilitate the department’s/unit’s ability to meet its goals and objectives
    3. Attends all mandatory education programs, and attends all required department-specific education and training programs.
    4. Attire is professional, neat, clean, and appropriate for the work environment.
    5. Wears proper identification while on duty.
    6. Maintains confidentiality of all hospital and patient information at all times, as observed by peers and management.
    7. Acts as a role model for other staff when articulating information and perspectives.
    8. Anticipates needed information and updates by proactively communicating to managers, colleagues, and customers.
    9. Actively listens to others’ perspectives in communications and encourages others to do so.

     

    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. Moves intermittently during work hours.
    2. Is subject to frequent interruptions.
    3. Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, personnel and visitors.
    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. Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, plastics, synthetics, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other potential contaminants.
    7. Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc. including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
    8. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
    9. Sitting: 2-3 hours per 8-hour shift. Alternates frequently to standing or walking.
    10. Walking and Standing: 3-6 hours per 8-hour shift. Alternates frequently between walking and occasionally sitting.
    11. Lifting: 1- >75 lbs.
    12. Carrying: 1- 35 lbs.

     

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

     

    TRAVEL: This position requires up to 30% travel. Infrequently, travel is outside the local area.

     

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. A master’s degree in social casework from an accredited gradual school of social work, as defined by the council on social work education preferred.
    2. Three to five years of social work and medical geriatric/home-care experience. Crisis intervention, brief solution-focused therapy, and knowledge of community resources required. Managed-care experiences a plus.
    3. Licensed in the state as an LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker).
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Clinic, PT

  • Paramedic, Ambulance, FT

    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
  • Registered Nurse (RN), ER, PT

  • Registered Nurse (RN), Nursing, FT

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

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

    1. To act in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern the facility;
    2. To be clinically competent and deliver care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation;
    3. To effectively interact with residents, patients, responsible parties and other interdisciplinary team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing;
    4. To provide compassionate, high quality healthcare while promoting healing, providing hope and preserving dignity for each resident, patient, family member and responsible party we serve;
    5. To administer medications utilizing the “Drug Rights”;
    6. To provide medications, IV therapy and treatments in accordance with physicians orders and facility policies and procedures;
    7. To implement established policies and procedures and insure that all personnel assigned to you are compliant;
    8. To receive and provide a thorough report on all residents and patients under your care;
    9. To organize and assign all job assignments on and during your shift; 10. To insure the residents/patients plan of care and CNA care plan are being reviewed and utilized daily;
    10. To admit, discharge and transfer residents and patients as required;
    11. To assess and document the status of each resident and/or patient per facility policy;
    12. To make rounds with the physician, as directed, and record visits in the medical record;
    13. To transcribe accurately and promptly, all physician’s orders;
    14. To place and receive calls to and from physicians as needed;
    15. To assist in updating and implementing the residents and patients plan of care;
    16. To report all discrepancies and/or concerns to the Unit Manager and Director of Nursing;
    17. To insure that all MARS, TARS, ADLS, Nursing Notes, Incident Reports, input/output records and other required forms are completed during your shift;
    18. To insure an adequate supply of floor stock medications and resident/patient medications are ordered and on-hand;
    19. To complete rounds, at least every two (2) hours, on all residents and/or patients to insure proper care is being delivered;
    20. To make general observation and evaluation of the residents/patients physical and emotional status and make note of any significant changes and communicate those changes to the Unit Manager and/or Director of Nursing;
    21. To notify the residents/patients physician and/ or responsible party when there is an incident/accident or if there is a significant change;
    22. To utilize the 24-hour report sheet to communicate resident/patient acute conditions and/or concerns;
    23. To notify the residents/patients responsible party of all physicians orders;
    24. To insure that discharged residents/patients are escorted to and assisted into the discharging vehicle;
    25. To attend and participate in continuing education and mandatory in-services;
    26. To provide leadership to nursing personnel assigned to your shift;
    27. To insure “Residents Rights” are honored;
    28. To work beyond normal working hours and in other positions, temporarily, when necessary;
    29. To report to work and be subject to callback during emergency conditions;
    30. To adhere to all “Conditions of Employment.”

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following indicates the appropriate physical requirements of this job in the course of a shift. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

    1. Will be exposed to blood, body tissue and fluids, infectious waste and diseases, including TB, HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis B viruses;
    2. Is subject to injury from falls, burns, odors etc., throughout the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, plastics, synthetics, disinfectants, tobacco products or other potential contaminants, noise, environmental stress, and some electrical hazards;
    3. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
    4. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit;
    5. Use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear.
    6. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
    7. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 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 programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care;
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Nursing, FT

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

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

    1. To act in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern the facility;
    2. To assist the registered nurse in the planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care by, observing, recording and reporting the signs and symptoms that may be indicative of change in the patient’s condition;
    3. To effectively interact with residents, patients, responsible parties and other interdisciplinary team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing;
    4. To provide compassionate, high quality healthcare while promoting healing, providing hope and preserving dignity for each resident, patient, family member and responsible party we serve;
    5. To administer medications utilizing the “Drug Rights”;
    6. To provide medications and treatments in accordance with physicians orders and facility policies and procedures;
    7. To implement established policies and procedures and insure that all personnel assigned to you are compliant;
    8. To receive and provide a thorough report on all residents and patients under your care;
    9. To organize and assign all job assignments to the CNA’s to insure the plan of care for your residents and patients are being reviewed and utilized daily;
    10. To assist with the admission, discharge and transfer of residents and patients as needed;
    11. To document the clinical findings of each resident and/or patient per facility policy;
    12. To assist with physician/provider rounds and record visits in the medical record;
    13. To transcribe accurately and promptly, all physician’s orders;
    14. To place and receive calls to and from physicians as needed;
    15. To assist in updating and implementing the residents and patients plan of care;
    16. To report all discrepancies and/or concerns to the Unit Manager and Director of Nursing;
    17. To insure that all MARS, TARS, ADLS, Nursing Notes, Incident Reports, input/output records and other required documentation is completed during your shift;
    18. To insure an adequate supply of floor stock medications and resident/patient medications are ordered and on-hand;
    19. To complete rounds, at least every two (2) hours, on all residents and/or patients to insure proper care is being delivered;
    20. To make general observations and collect data on the residents/patients physical and emotional status and make note of any significant changes and communicate those changes to the Unit Manager and/or Director of Nursing;
    21. To notify the residents/patients physician and/ or responsible party when there is an incident/accident or if there is a significant change;
    22. To utilize the 24-hour report sheet to communicate resident/patient acute conditions and/or concerns;
    23. To notify the residents/patients responsible party of all physicians orders;
    24. To insure that discharged residents/patients are escorted to and assisted into the discharging vehicle;
    25. To attend and participate in continuing education and mandatory in-services;
    26. To provide leadership to CNA’s and other personnel assigned to your shift;
    27. To insure “Residents Rights” are honored;
    28. To work beyond normal working hours and in other positions, temporarily, when necessary;
    29. To report to work and be subject to callback during emergency conditions;
    30. To adhere to all “Conditions of Employment.”

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following indicates the appropriate physical requirements of this job in the course of a shift. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

    1. Will be exposed to blood, body tissue and fluids, infectious waste and diseases, including TB, HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis B viruses;
    2. Is subject to injury from falls, burns, odors etc., throughout the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, plastics, synthetics, disinfectants, tobacco products or other potential contaminants, noise, environmental stress, and some electrical hazards;
    3. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
    4. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; 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.
  • Medical Assistant, FT

  • Housekeeping, FT