RN I-Acute Care-Hematology/Oncology - 5 South-PRN

RN I-Acute Care-Hematology/Oncology - 5 South-PRN

University of Mississippi Medical Center | Jackson, MS, 39200, US

Posted 25 days ago

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Job Requisition ID:R00014635

Job Category:Health System

Organization:5 South

Location/s:Main Campus Jackson

Job Title:RN I-Acute Care-Hematology/Oncology - 5 South-PRN

Job 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.

Education & Experience

Associate's degree in Nursing/Diploma.  Valid RN license.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required:  valid RN license, position may require Cert/Reg

Knowledge, Skills & 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.


  • 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.

Physical and Environmental Demands
Requires frequent 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 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, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, frequent 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, occasional climbing, occasional crawling, frequent crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, frequent pushing/pulling, frequent reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing, frequent twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

Time Type:Part time

FLSA Designation/Job Exempt:No

Pay Class:Hourly

FTE %:20

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Benefits Eligibility:

Job Posting Date:07/7/2021

Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified):