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

North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Essential Functions: Provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) guidance to technical and non-technical teams in support of policy compliance Assess the effectiveness of security controls. Develop and implement Security Assessment Plans. Conduct regular gap analysis of security controls against regulatory compliance standards Manage the report framework and process of NIST 800-53 security control compliance findings within Security Assessment Reports (SARs). Assist with Payment Card Industry (PCI), Data, Privacy, and Protection legislation and associated programs and projects. Conduct quarterly and annual PCI assessment, build remediation plan and review and update policies to ensure corresponding procedures are in alignment. Produce monthly Cyber Security reports for the Cyber Security Council Maintain knowledge of IT security best practices and current security threats Oversee and manage the IT security training and awareness program Stay current of industry security trends and...
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
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 Assists nursing staff to better facilitate patient admissions, discharges, and transfers. Performs a variety of duties both within and in support of assigned unit as delegated by nursing staff Responds to patient’s call lights/requests and reports to appropriate personnel when necessary Assists patients in meeting nutritional needs, including but not limited to assisting with feeding, providing fluids and supplements. Inventory Control: Orders, stocks, and replenishes unit supplies and necessary equipment in a cost efficient manner Participates in identifying unit financial responsibility...
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Coordinate: Coordinates the daily functions/activities of the clinic Assure patient satisfaction goals, clinical goals and quality standards are met. Supervise: Supervises and provides coaching for employees within scope of responsibility Schedules staff members to ensure adequate coverage Assures that all employees within scope of responsibility have adequate knowledge of the required policies & procedures Budget: Assists in preparing budgets to meet the departmental and organizational goals Communication: Responsible for efficient & effective communication between Clinic Staff, NMMCI Administrative Staff and NMHS Staff Regulatory: Adheres to NMHS/NMMCI Policies/Procedures/Guidelines Complies with State/Federal/Regulatory laws/policies/guidelines
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
PRN
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 Assists nursing staff to better facilitate patient admissions, discharges, and transfers. Performs a variety of duties both within and in support of assigned unit as delegated by nursing staff Responds to patient’s call lights/requests and reports to appropriate personnel when necessary Assists patients in meeting nutritional needs, including but not limited to assisting with feeding, providing fluids and supplements. Inventory Control: Orders, stocks, and replenishes unit supplies and necessary equipment in a cost efficient manner Participates in identifying unit financial responsibility...
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Patient Care: Performs routine nursing procedures and tasks related to patient care within the Labor and Delivery suites under direct supervision of a registered nurse. Documention: Assists in maintaining patient records,unit records and reports. Activities of Daily Living: Works well with team members, meets personal needs and comfort of patients. Requirements: Utilizes and care for equipment on nursing unit Must meet continuing education requirements Must have received formalized training for accredited vocational OR technician program Maintains knowledge and resources necessary to provide appropriate care for the adolescent, adult patient
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
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...
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Assists physicians and nurses in the performance of all Bronchoscopy and pulmonary procedures while providing quality patient care. Responsible for the cleaning and reprocessing of endoscopes and other reusable equipment and supplies. Restocks and maintains appropriate inventory level. Helps in recovery area when not doing procedures. All other duties as assigned. Requirements: High school education or its equivalency. Must possess a broad working knowledge of Bronchoscopy equipment and pulmonary procedures. Basic knowledge of the pulmonary disease process. BLS required. Basic arrhythmia class is preferred. Serves patient population categories of infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Coordinates: Coordinates bed availability utilizing Teletracking System Recordkeeping/Reporting:: Maintains the medical record at unit level to assure timely and accurate access to pertinent patient data Record comfort measures and call light requests Prepare, compile, and maintain unit records and reports to facilitate quality, timely performance of functions Place SCM orders on patient charts Clerical: Answers telephones, assists with paging and transferring calls Directs incoming calls to the appropriate personnel Customer Service: Projects caring, friendly and helpful image to patients and other customers Utilizes proper phone etiquette, answers patient call lights Transport patients to discharge areas Regulatory: Adheres to NMHS/NMMC Policies/Procedures/Guidelines Complies with applicable Local/State/Federal policies/procedures/guideline/regulations/laws/statues Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent; required Certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and...
North Mississippi Health Services Mississippi, USA
Aug 03, 2020
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...
North Mississippi Health Services Mississippi, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Customer Service: Greets patients in a positive, helpful, and courteous manner Answers and directs calls to appropriate personnel; takes messages as needed Directs visitors and physician office patients to correct locations Assists patients with questions about Patient Portal Ensures waiting area and front desk are organized and presentable Obtain demographic and insurance information in a timely and professional manner Admission: Verifies/updates personal information, demographic information, assists with appointment information upon request. Reviews/explains paperwork such as privacy acknowledgement, general consent form, financial responsibility, charity application, Important message from Medicare, Medicare Questionnaire etc. Obtains and scans insurance card(s) into applicable database Verifies insurance eligibility/benefits information and updates in Registration systems. Collects and witnesses required signatures on patient paperwork Receives/posts payments on accounts (i.e....
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
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 and electronic medical record. 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 Assists nursing staff to better...
North Mississippi Health Services Mississippi, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Customer Service: Greets patients in a positive, helpful, and courteous manner Answers and directs calls to appropriate personnel; takes messages is needed Assist patient in registering for Patient Portal Ensures waiting area and front desk are organized and presentable Admission: Verify/update personal information, demographics, and appointment time Review/explain paperwork such as patient rights, financial responsibility, charity application, medical releases, etc. Obtains and scans insurance card(s) into applicable database Verifies insurance eligibility/benefits Gathers required signatures on patient paperwork Receives/posts payments on accounts (i.e. co-payment, past due balances) and provides receipt for payment Prints and applies armbands to patients (if applicable) Escorts patients or arranges for transport to assigned room or service area Discharge: Schedules/reschedules appointments and procedures as needed/requested Provides financial counseling and/or assistance with...
North Mississippi Health Services Pontotoc, MS 38863, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Patient Care:Utilizes skills to facilitate triage, treatment, and transport of critically ill and injured patients. Transport: Provides safe appropriate level care transport of patients (emergency and routine.) Communication: Maintains appropriate radio/verbal communication with multidisciplinary team members to provide holistic care to patient. Customer Relations: Project caring, friendly and helpful image to patients and other customers. Self-Development: Maintain competency by staying informed of changing trends in Emergency Medical Service. Regulatory Knowledge: Complies with regulatory and accrediting agency requirements.
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
People: Interact with internal and external staff to promote the hospital’s mission and vision Service: Assist Pharmacist in filling medication orders according to policy and procedures Deliver medications Perform required record keeping Quality: Responsible for dispensing medication in an accurate and efficient manner Perform monthly review of inventory for out of date medications Financial: Responsible for monitory medication inventory levels Responsible for checking in medication shipments Responsible for notifying appropriate personnel of supply needs Responsible for repacking bulk medications into unit dose packaging Responsible for daily restocking of medications Growth: Routine interaction with departmental staff and supervisor to provided improvements to the medication process Requirements: Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent; required Must be currently registered or seeking registration (30 days from hire to complete) with the State Board of...
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
People: Interact with internal and external staff to promote the hospital’s mission and vision Service: Assist Pharmacist in filling medication orders according to policy and procedures Deliver medications Perform required record keeping Quality: Responsible for dispensing medication in an accurate and efficient manner Perform monthly review of inventory for out of date medications Financial: Responsible for monitory medication inventory levels Responsible for checking in medication shipments Responsible for notifying appropriate personnel of supply needs Responsible for repacking bulk medications into unit dose packaging Responsible for daily restocking of medications Growth: Routine interaction with departmental staff and supervisor to provided improvements to the medication process Requirements: Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent; required Must be currently registered or seeking registration (30 days from hire to complete) with the State Board of...
North Mississippi Health Services Pontotoc, MS 38863, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Customer Service: Greets patients in a positive, helpful, and courteous manner Answers and directs calls to appropriate personnel; takes messages as needed Directs visitors and physician office patients to correct locations Assists patients with questions about Patient Portal Ensures waiting area and front desk are organized and presentable Obtain demographic and insurance information in a timely and professional manner Admission: Verifies/updates personal information, demographic information, assists with appointment information upon request. Reviews/explains paperwork such as privacy acknowledgement, general consent form, financial responsibility, charity application, Important message from Medicare, Medicare Questionnaire etc. Obtains and scans insurance card(s) into applicable database Verifies insurance eligibility/benefits information and updates in Registration systems. Collects and witnesses required signatures on patient paperwork Receives/posts payments on accounts (i.e....
North Mississippi Health Services Tupelo, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
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...