Staff Nurse

Updated: 3 days ago

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU > connectu.olemiss.edu


Definition of Class

This position plans and provides professional nursing care for patients in accordance with healthcare provider’s orders and established policies and procedures. Incumbent is responsible for providing physical and mental support for the patient. Serves as liaison between patient and physician and patient and family, if the need arises; functions under the supervision of healthcare providers.


Examples of Work Performed
  • Plans and provides professional nursing care for patients in accordance with health care provider’s orders and established policies and procedures to include collecting and analyzing patient data, developing and implementing nursing care plans, establishing interpersonal relationships with patients, evaluating medical nursing care given and communicating to proper personnel relevant facts about patients, action taken and patient responses.
  • Performs nursing assessment and formulates a nursing diagnosis.
  • Assists other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care.
  • Provides direction and guidance in the proper use, care and control of material resources, appraises quality and effectiveness of material and equipment and maintains standards of cleanliness in assigned areas.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of general policies and procedures designed to effect efficiency of operations.
  • Maintains records and files and assists in the replenishing of Clinic supplies.
  • Performs unsupervised emergency intervention as warranted by situation.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  • Plans and provides professional nursing care for patients in accordance with health care provider’s orders and established policies and procedures.
  • Performs nursing assessment, formulate a nursing diagnosis, and assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care.
  • Provides direction and guidance in the proper use, care, and control of material, resources, appraises quality effectiveness of material and equipment and maintains standards of cleanliness in designed areas.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of general policies and procedures.
  • Maintains records and files and assists in replenishing of clinic supplies.
  • Performs unsupervised emergency intervention as warranted by situation.     

  • Minimum Education/Experience

    Education:
    Associate’s or Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.

    Licensure:
    Must be licensed by the Mississippi Board of Nursing as a registered nurse.

    Interview Requirements:

    Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.


    Salary/Wage Information

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    EEO Statement

    The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.


    Background Check Statement

    The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.



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