Nurse Practitioner-Public Safety-Part Time

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Jackson, MS - Main Campus
  • Sep 22, 2022
Full Time Nursing Nurse Practitioner

Job Description


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Clinical (Non-Faculty Only)


Advanced Practice Providers


Main Campus Jackson

Job Title:

Nurse Practitioner-Public Safety-Part Time

Job Summary:

To manage and provide patient medical care and promote patient health and wellness by assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and evaluating appropriate patient care in collaboration with a physician and in accordance with UMMC, state, and federal requirements and guidelines. To perform job duties in accordance with the medical center's purpose.

Education & Experience

Graduate of an approved Nurse Practitioner program and Mississippi APRN license or eligible for Mississippi APRN license.  One year of nursing experience in the Emergency, ICU, or Transport environment.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required:  Mississippi APRN license or eligible for Mississippi APRN license. Must obtain nurse practitioner certification from the Mississippi Board of Nursing prior to hire date.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of the information and techniques to identify, diagnose and treat human injuries or diseases.  Knowledge of agents, equipment, procedures, and techniques for the provision of emergency and critical care for inter-facility and scene transports. Knowledge and ability to perform physical health screenings and provide care at the nurse practitioner level. Verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to remain calm in emergency conditions.  Ability to provide physical and psychological treatment and comfort to patients.  Ability to withstand exposure to noise, external weather conditions, and work in high altitudes.  Ability to maintain and comply with weight and lifting restrictions and requirements.  Ability to work off campus in remote locations with occasional overnight trips.


  • Completes health assessments (patient histories and physical exams).
  • Evaluates, plans, administers, and documents medical care for patients at clinic sites, over the phone, during transport, in the pre-hospital or hospital environment, or disaster setting.
  • Orders, collects, and interprets relevant laboratory and other diagnostic tests.
  • Prescribes medications and treatments as appropriate and assists with referrals as needed.
  • Ensures complete documentation of patient assessments, patient care plans, and care provided.
  • Provides patient follow-up and employer follow-up with regard to limitations and accommodations.
  • Creates, reviews, disseminates and implements public safety specific protocols in collaboration with the manager and medical director(s). Protocols include but are not limited to; assessment, intervention, patient & family education, and safety.
  • Assists with the management of the public safety clinic to include but not limited to: ordering supplies, recommending purchases, taking inventory, providing data for grants, assisting in the grant application process, creating/reviewing workflows, driving/operating motor vehicles, improving/making recommendations for EHR templates/workflows, maintaining records and other tasks as required for operations.
  • Creates and provides training/education for both outside and internal entities.
  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. As a disaster response agency all employees are expected to perform duties outside of their normal job profile. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands
Requires frequent exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, constant handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, constant exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, constant working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, constant travelling to offsite locations, constant activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying more than 100 pounds, frequent climbing, frequent crawling, frequent crouching/stooping, frequent driving, frequent kneeling, frequent pushing/pulling, frequent reaching, frequent sitting, frequent standing, frequent twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

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Full time

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