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RN-Hospitalist Nurse - JS Hospitalists Neurology

Job ID: 11444
Job Category: Nurse RN
Job Type: Clinical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Weekend Days
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Location: Jackson, MS

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Summary

To serve as a liaison between the hospital, doctor, and patient and/or patient's family, utilizing the nursing process in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Medical Center. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • "Utilizes a systematic process to assess patient's physical and psychosocial status, with emphasis on discharge plans and needs in order to manage length of stay (LOS). 20 %
  • Plans individualized patient care in collaboration with hospitalists and consultants. Communicates with patient, family, case manager, staff nurse, and social worker in the planning discharge process. 20 %
  • Supports the hospitalist service and removes physicians from timely administrative duties. 20 %
  • Ensures timely execution of physician orders by personally communicating with unit clerks and nursing staff. 20 %
  • Provides individualized discharge instructions to patients with special needs and document appropriately. Follow-up by phone as needed. 10 %
  • Serves as a resource to hospitalists, hospital staff, and patients as needed. 10 %"""


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Education

Minimum: Graduate School of Nursing-Accredited Required.

Experience

Preferred: Endoscopy Lab: One year Med-Surg nursing. For Endoscopy Lab: critical care experience preferred.

Minimum: No Experience Required.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Preferred: ACLS Certification in Area of Practice Preferred. Critical Care: ACLS and CCRN Certification recommended. Emergency Department: Trauma Nurse Curriculum, CEN Certification, and PALS recommended. Endoscopy Lab: Affiliation with the Society for Gastroenterology Associates.

Minimum: License/Certification/Registries (valid for the State of MS): Registered Nurse (RN) Required. Basic Life Support (CPR) Certification within 14 Days of Employment Required. Critical Care and Emergency Department: Basic Critical Care and Basic EKG required. Mother/Baby: Drew Neonatal required. Labor/Delivery: Drew Neonatal, Fetal Monitoring, and Neonatal Resuscitation required. RCH: Basic Critical Care and Basic EKG required. Oncology: Chemotherapy required. Endoscopy Lab: Basic Critical Care and Basic EKG required.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 13068 - RN-Hospitalist Nurse
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Department: JS Hospitalists Neurology
Category: Nurse RN
Type: Clinical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Weekend Days
Location: US:MS:Jackson
Located in the Jackson, MS metro area
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