Hattiesburg, MS

Position: RN Staff Development Nurse / Quality Assurance

Location: HMP Nursing Services and Bedford at Home

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

HMP Nursing Services and Bedford at Home are an equal opportunity employer and shall not discriminate against applicants or Employees for race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or any other reasons prohibited by Law.

Job Summary:

Maintains objectives and guidelines for all Training Programs and In-services for each employee. Assist with orientation for all new Employees and ongoing training for all current Employees; plans and schedules skills checks and In-services; maintains master Training Planner/Schedule; to ensure all required In-services are conducted annually; maintains reports and Training Records of all training conducted; must communicate courteously and respectfully with Employees, clients and others

Qualifications / Requirements:

RN License in good standing in Mississippi; must possess or obtain TB Certification within first year of accepting position; prefer at least two years Nursing experience in Long-Term Care; must have excellent oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills in Microsoft Office; must pass drug screens and have a satisfactory Criminal History Background Check

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Consults with Administrator, DON and Corporate Training Director to assess Facility’s training needs for Staff Relief employees
  • Follows Corporate Training Program Outline to meet all Training needs; provides Reports as requested
  • Coordinates with Nursing Schools for recruitment purposes
  • Attends Job Fairs with Human Resources Manager local and out of town (within state)
  • Reviews all Employee Personnel and Medical Files to ensure mandatory documents are present, i.e., TB Skin Test; Hepatitis Accept/Decline Documentation; Physical Exams; Nurse’s License; CNA Certification; etc.
  • Assist with Orientation for all new Employees, including all OSHA-required Programs Lockout-Tagout, Hazard Communication, Bloodborne Pathogens, etc.
  • Completes Skills Check for all newly-hired employees before they are released to provide independent Resident Care; completes Annual Skills Check Review for all employees
  • Ensures Nurse Aides receive the mandatory 12 hours of annual In-Services as required by MS Department of Health; provides Training
  • Conducts Employees’ pre-employment and annual Physical Exams, TB Skin Tests and Hepatitis-B Accept / Decline documentation
  • Regularly informs Nurse Aides of MS Department of Health requirement regarding change of address for Certification Renewal, Annual Fees and other requirements
  • Participates in Quality Assurance Meetings to identify training needs and remain abreast of care issues
  • Implements recommendations from QA Committee regarding educational needs
  • Observes and evaluates skills, performance, demeanor, and Resident Care provided by CNA’s, and Nurses; provides 1 to 1, or 1 to 3, etc., impromptu mini in-services as indicated and needed
  • Serves on the Infection Control Committee and provides training interventions to address problems
  • Develops relationships with Nursing School Representatives and members of the medical community


HMP Nursing Services offers a comprehensive benefits package to our full time employees. It is our desire to demonstrate to our employees and their families that we value them through the offering of a benefits package that positively contributes to their quality of life. A summary of benefits offered includes:

  • Vacation pay
  • Paid sick leave

Insurance benefits including:

  • Group Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision Insurance

Other Benefits:

  • Direct deposit
  • Bereavement leave
  • Retirement Savings Plan/401K
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family Medical Leave


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