|Employer||The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC)|
|Location||Jackson, MS US|
|Posted||June 18, 2020|
This Position is for an RN I Inpatient - Labor & Delivery 2 Wiser with a company in Jackson, MS.
Summary: To assess, develop, implement and evaluate the nursing care and treatment for patients in an assigned clinical area. To coordinate the operations of a clinical area including patient scheduling, maintaining patient records and managing the patient admissions process. To counsel with patients and family members on treatment and conditions of patients. To act as liaison on between case managers, home health nurses, utilization review, etc. To coordinate patient services and care. To perform job duties in accordance with the medical center's purpose.
Duties and Responsibilities: Provides patient care by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating treatments and interventions for patients. Educates patients (and possibly family members) on topics such as the nature and status of patient's condition, diet and associated side effects of medication/treatments and the importance of complying with medication schedules. Ensures the safety of patients. Coordinates referrals to other services within and outside of immediate area or unit. Maintains accurate patient records. Functions as a preceptor in accordance with ummc guidelines. Reports patients issues or concerns to supervisor as appropriate. Serves on at least one nursing council, hospital, or medical center committee, task force, or project team to improve patient care or work area. Demonstrates core standards of exceptional customer service. 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. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.
Education & Experience: Associate's Degree in nursing/diploma. Valid RN license.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of clinical nursing care procedures and protocols. Verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills. Knowledge and understanding of computer systems, tools and programs. Ability to work in a team environment.
Physical and Environmental Demands: Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, occasional exposure to bio-hazardous 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, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, frequent work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, occasional bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, occasional reaching, frequent sitting, frequent standing, occasional twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more).
This business is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.