North Mississippi Health Services



NMHS is a diversified regional health care organization, which serves 24 counties in north Mississippi and northwest Alabama from its headquarters in Tupelo, Mississippi. The NMHS organization covers a broad range of acute diagnostic and therapeutic services offered through North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC) in Tupelo; a community hospital system with locations in Amory, Eupora, Iuka, Pontotoc, and West Point, MS and Hamilton, Alabama; North Mississippi Medical Clinics, Inc., a regional network of more than 45 primary and specialty clinics; home health and nursing homes.

NMHS operates at over $900M in net revenue and is one of the largest employers in the state of Mississippi with over 6,900 employees. NMHS offers a comprehensive portfolio of managed care plans. Educational programs and early intervention are important aspects of their services, but their main focus is to provide convenient access to quality health care. NMHS works to achieve its corporate mission to improve the health of the people of this region by providing conveniently accessible, cost-effective health care of the highest quality. NMHS is a 2012 recipient of the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and NMMC, is a 2006 Baldrige Award recipient. Tupelo is a dynamic southern city easily accessible by Interstate 22 and Highway 45, and the historic Natchez Trace Parkway that criss-cross the city by land.

 


Awards

The quality of care and depth of service that NMMC provides has garnered national recognition, such as:

  • Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work
  • Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospitals
  • Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award
  • 100 Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems USA
  • American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality Prize®

For more information, please visit http://www.nmhs.net/awards.php

Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services West Point, MS 39773, USA
Responsibilities: Performs specific cleaning duties of assigned areas in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures of the Environmental Services Department Performs other duties as assigned while demonstrating willingness, ability, and team spirit to provide optimal customer satisfaction.       Team Work: Never say “That’s not my job:” improve everything I do Work with co-workers of every department to make NMHS better for the patients and their families If you see a spill or trash, take ownership of it and clean it up Work as a team with EVS to ensure that every area is cleaned at a high level daily      Clerical: Complete daily/weekly detail sheets Log in/out of Teletracking with pager number Log in/out of Teletracking for lunch/break      Customer Service: Ensures excellent customer service Responds to management and internal departments in a timely manner Locate and define new process improvement opportunities Provides support to co-workers and other departments as...
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Gilmore Dr, Amory, MS 38821, USA
Clinical Practice: Uses the nursing process to provide safe, quality patient care and document accordingly. Works to ensure his/her compliance with all NMHS policies and requirements as directed by the Nurse Manager and Educator. Education: Provides patient/family education and acts as a resource for existing staff and new employees. Can participate in the Preceptor class to ensure proper training of new employees Communication: Maintains communication with multidisciplinary team members to provide holistic care to the patient. Attends daily huddles on each unit to ensure proper assignments and identify team members for the shift. Customer Relations: Projects caring, friendly and helpful image to patients and other customers. Utilized the patient’s communication board (white board) to identify name, date, goals, other staff and procedures or test for the day to keep the patients and families informed. Complies by the NMHS behavioral standards. Self-Development: Maintains competency...
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Clinical Practice: Uses the nursing process to provide safe, quality patient care and document accordingly. Works to ensure his/her compliance with all NMHS policies and requirements as directed by the Nurse Manager and Educator. Education: Provides patient/family education and acts as a resource for existing staff and new employees. Can participate in the Preceptor class to ensure proper training of new employees Communication: Maintains communication with multidisciplinary team members to provide holistic care to the patient. Attends daily huddles on each unit to ensure proper assignments and identify team members for the shift. Customer Relations: Projects caring, friendly and helpful image to patients and other customers. Utilized the patient’s communication board (white board) to identify name, date, goals, other staff and procedures or test for the day to keep the patients and families informed. Complies by the NMHS behavioral standards. Self-Development: Maintains competency...
Jan 19, 2022
PRN
North Mississippi Health Services West Point, MS 39773, USA
Testing         Accurately and safely performs and records results of laboratory tests in a timely manner while maintaining quality control standards.   Inventory            Assists in maintaining department inventory.   Education           Participates in continuing education programs and trains Medical Technology students.   Caring                 Fulfills the responsibilities of this position in a caring manner and interacts with the patient population of neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.     Requirements: To fulfill the requirement of this position, the incumbent must be a certified Medical Technologist by a nationally recognized certifying agency which requires a Bachelor's degree, including one year of training in an accredited Medical Technology Program.  If non-certified at the time of employment, the incumbent must pass the certifying exam within 12 months after incumbent’s graduation from an accredited Medical Technology Program. It is desirable...
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Gilmore Dr, Amory, MS 38821, USA
Assessment:   Based on patient assessment, develops, implements, and evaluates plan of patient care Patient Advocate:    Protects patient from potential injury, and contamination of sterile field Daily Assignments: Completes assignments including restocking of supplies and straightening of operating room for next use Responsible for completion of maintenance duties as listed per weekend policy by Monday morning or by the first day following the holiday Documentation: Accurate and complete documentation of nursing care and interventions on appropriate and required records. Customer Service:   Monitors customer service through assessment and evaluation.  Recommends and implements action for improving. Management: Coaches and assists team members in preparation, use and maintenance of operating room, supplies, and equipment. Care of Specimens: Identifies and preserves specimens according to established procedures. Performance Competency:   Maintains performance competency by attending...
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Hamilton, MS 39746, USA
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Plans:                                                                                       Collects, reviews, formulates, manages and executes plans for surveillance and infection control (IC) performance improvement activities based on surveillance data. Plans, implements, promote, and help maintain infection prevention operations; and ensure consistent practices are applied and executed for NMMC and NMMCI facilities. Achieves plans and goals by collaborating and sharing with the IC committee and staff. Operates independently as a The Joint Commission (TJC) team member for IC. Develops and reviews the infection prevention plans and program for NMMC and NMMCI and leads staff in improving infection prevention throughout the system. Develops and maintains, and in collaboration with leadership, oversees the implementation and execution of infection prevention and control policies, procedures, in order to create system consistency and to limit or eliminate...
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Hamilton, MS 39746, USA
Plans directs, coordinates and evaluates quality of nursing care rendered to customers in accordance with hospital policies/procedures and criterion established b various legal and regulatory accrediting bodies Utilizes nursing process to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and document nursing care. Responds immediately/appropriately to potentially life threatening incidents and operates all equipment in the patient care setting including but not limited to heart monitors, defibrillators, pacemaker, ventilator, pulse oximeter, non-invasive blood pressure monitor, and Doppler to implement emergency action indicated by patient’s conditions Manages/oversees that departmental services are performed in a timely, efficient, cost-effective, confidential, professional manner conducive with the overall mission/vision of the hospital. Promotes and enforces departmental compliance with departmental policies/procedures, general safety, fire safety, emergency preparedness, and infection control...
Jan 19, 2022
PRN
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Patient Care: A nationally registered paramedic who functions using assessment skills and written protocols to provide emergency care in a prompt, resourceful and efficient manner to all patients transported via ambulance services.  They must be able to assess, intervene, organize, direct and evaluate patient’s condition.  The Paramedic works both the pre-hospital area and inside the hospital under the direction of Medical Control. Transport:    Provides safe appropriate level care transport of patients (emergency and routine.) Communication:  Maintains communication with multi-disciplinary team members through a variety of channels to provide care to the patient. Customer Relations: As a highly visible member of the hospital, the Paramedic will project the caring, friendly, and servant image of NMHS to employees, other hospital/pre-hospital workers, and the community on or off duty. Self Development:    The Paramedic will maintain competency by staying informed of changing...
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Coordination: Effectively and efficiently coordinates the activities of the nursing unit Assists with all admissions, discharges, transfers and changes within the unit utilizing the electronic patient tracking system, electronic medical record, and cardiac monitoring system. Clerical: Performs a variety of office, secretarial and other related duties both within and in support of assigned unit Manages all intake and outbound documents Handles incoming and outgoing communications Effectively and efficiently answer patients’ call lights/requests and reports requests to appropriate personnel Patient Care: Performs tasks related to routine patient care within an assigned unit under the supervision of a Registered Nurse Assists with patient’s plan of care by providing and/or assisting with activities of daily living, including but not limited to personal hygiene, grooming, mobility, and comfort Effectively and efficiently coordinates daily patient care activities on the nursing unit...
Jan 19, 2022
Part Time
North Mississippi Health Services 4635 US-80, Pearl, MS 39208, USA
Patient Care: Assesses, diagnoses, and treats patients in the Clinic and/or Long Term Care setting according to the scope of practice outlined by the Board of Nursing, approved protocols, and national standards of practice as directed by the physician preceptor. Patient Education: Provides patients and/or family members with education related to the disease process, health, and wellness Serves as a resource for community agencies as appropriate Documentation:       Ensures timely and accurate documentation of patient status and patient care activities including treatments, procedures, and medications prescribed Continuing Education: Ensures clinical competence Stays abreast of changes in medical management Participates in a variety of health care education activities Requirements: Master’s Degree in Nursing required; Doctorate Degree preferred Licensed in State as a Nurse Practitioner; required Minimum of 2 years clinical experience as an RN preferred Excellent written and verbal...
Jan 19, 2022
PRN
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Patient Care:  Assesses, diagnoses, and treats patients in the clinic setting and/or acute care setting according to the scope of practice outlined by the Board of Nursing, approved protocols, national standards of practice and as directed by the physician preceptor. Patient Education:  Provides patients/families with education related to the disease process, health, and wellness.  Serves as a resource for community agencies as appropriate. Documentation:  Ensures timely and accurate documentation of patient status and patient care activities including treatments, procedures and medications prescribed. Continuing Education:  Ensures clinical competence and stays abreast of changes in medical management by participating in a variety of health care education activities. Job Knowledge: Requires Masters Degree in nursing with appropriate licensure as a Nurse Practitioner If degree was obtained online and was not through a Hybrid campus online program, must have completed a minimum of...
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Information Management Responsible for chart management and abstraction of quality and publicly reported measures, data entry, data retrieval via report generation. Electronic submission of applicable reportable measures to third party vendors. Determine data accuracy and make corrections as applicable. Identify and implement creative approaches to data management, formatting and reporting.  Design analytical and presentation tools. Works with team members toward concurrent data review processes. Daily works within various department data management systems to update scorecards, dashboards and PowerPoint presentations. Programming Responsible for developing knowledge of all data management systems utilized within the Organizational Performance department. Creates specialized reports and auditing tools, where applicable, from data management systems utilized within the department. Defines, develops and implements computer programs necessary for the data entry of key measures and the...
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Technical Skills: Responsible for planning and implementing exercise protocols by developing exercise prescriptions, demonstrating knowledge in the field of exercise testing measurement of body fat, fitness evaluation, health assessment, and risk factor assessment.  Plans and instructs patients in home exercise programs, as well as, demonstrates skills such as blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen saturation assessment, electrode application and arrhythmia recognition.  Supervises and instructs exercise therapy classes and manages selection, calibration, maintenance, and use of exercise equipment. Performs exercise with patients utilizing appropriate body mechanics and communication skills appropriate for all age groups involved in Cardiopulmonary Rehab. Monitors patients and, in appropriate response to exercise or activity, terminates exercise and/or notifies primary nurses and physicians as necessary.  Cost Control: Assists in controlling expenses by effective use of personal...
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Clinical Practice: Uses the nursing process to provide safe, quality patient care and document accordingly. Works to ensure his/her compliance with all NMHS policies and requirements as directed by the Nurse Manager and Educator. Education: Provides patient/family education and acts as a resource for existing staff and new employees. Can participate in the Preceptor class to ensure proper training of new employees Communication: Maintains communication with multidisciplinary team members to provide holistic care to the patient. Attends daily huddles on each unit to ensure proper assignments and identify team members for the shift. Customer Relations: Projects caring, friendly and helpful image to patients and other customers. Utilized the patient’s communication board (white board) to identify name, date, goals, other staff and procedures or test for the day to keep the patients and families informed. Complies by the NMHS behavioral standards. Self-Development: Maintains competency...
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Inventory/Stocking: Orders and maintains inventory for Supply Processing Department (S.P.D.) Monitor and manage the storage area Maintains stock with vendors Recommends inventory stock level changes and deletions Prepares order and ships products and equipment as needed Recordkeeping/Clerical: Reports shortages and damages to vendor Conducts yearly inventory Enters all items into appropriate data base/computer program Goods Received/Delivered: Receives, issues, and delivers all materials, supplies and equipment in a timely and accurate manner Maintenance: Performs minor maintenance and trouble shooting on equipment Keeps area clean and orderly Responsible for delivery and pick-up of CSP carts (dirty & clean) Regulatory: Complete annual requirements for NMHS Guidelines Assists in developing, implementing, maintaining, and recommending departmental processes Customer Services: Assists departments as needed Provides a high level of quality to customers Education: Ensures that...
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Patient Care: Provides a wide variety of nursing functions to support the medical plan of care in compliance with hospital/departmental policies and procedures. Documentation: Assist in maintaining patient records through daily nursing summaries, Medicare charting, acute care charting and accurate medication administration records. Contributes to nursing care plan. Teaching: Provides patient/family teaching necessary for continuing care during and after discharge. IV Therapy: Performs IV therapy utilizing hospital guidelines. Requirements: Must be licensed to practice as an LPN in the State of Mississippi Must complete certified LPN course; maintain current AHA CPR certification Must meet continuing education requirements  as defined Maintains knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate care Re-certify CLPN course and licensure every 2 years Must complete 24-32 hours orientation MIS computer training.
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Essential Functions: Ensures timely, safe food service to customers: preparation, plating and serving of food. Responsible for following their assigned areas’ daily menu, recipes, service standards, and procedures. Efficiently follows proper portion controls and leftover food techniques provided by supervisor. Greets customers and manages transactions accurately when assigned to cash register. Secures cash register drawer prior to leaving station unattended. Responsible for maintaining, cleaning and stocking all food service areas. Maintains the physical area efficiently and effectively including: cleaning and sanitation of all assigned areas, sanitation of food service equipment, delivery of soiled dishes to dish room, scraping and spraying excess food debris from soiled dishes. Must use food and supplies wisely. Must follow proper food safety procedures. Actively participates in HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) program. Cleans & sanitizes all areas to meet the...
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
North Mississippi Health Services Eupora, MS 39744, USA
Testing         Accurately and safely performs and records results of laboratory tests in a timely manner while maintaining quality control standards.   Inventory            Assists in maintaining department inventory.   Education           Participates in continuing education programs and trains Medical Technology students.   Caring                 Fulfills the responsibilities of this position in a caring manner and interacts with the patient population of neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.     Requirements: To fulfill the requirement of this position, the incumbent must be a certified Medical Technologist by a nationally recognized certifying agency which requires a Bachelor's degree, including one year of training in an accredited Medical Technology Program.  If non-certified at the time of employment, the incumbent must pass the certifying exam within 12 months after incumbent’s graduation from an accredited Medical Technology Program. It is desirable...
Jan 19, 2022
PRN
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Patient Care: A nationally registered paramedic who functions using assessment skills and written protocols to provide emergency care in a prompt, resourceful and efficient manner to all patients transported via ambulance services.  They must be able to assess, intervene, organize, direct and evaluate patient’s condition.  The Paramedic works both the pre-hospital area and inside the hospital under the direction of Medical Control. Transport:    Provides safe appropriate level care transport of patients (emergency and routine.) Communication:  Maintains communication with multi-disciplinary team members through a variety of channels to provide care to the patient. Customer Relations: As a highly visible member of the hospital, the Paramedic will project the caring, friendly, and servant image of NMHS to employees, other hospital/pre-hospital workers, and the community on or off duty. Self Development:    The Paramedic will maintain competency by staying informed of changing...