New Employee Orientation

New Employee Orientation is a comprehensive program designed to welcome new employees, familiarize them with North Mississippi Health Services, connect them to our culture of patient- and family-centered care, and meet all initial educational requirements. New employees benefit from a variety of speakers representing various areas of the organization and are provided with the information and tools needed for a successful career as part of the NMHS team. The program consists of New Employee Orientation and Culture Day.

New Employee Orientation

New Employee Orientation (Agenda) is the employee's first day of employment and includes employee benefit information and all mandatory educational requirements for various accrediting and licensing agencies.

  • Every other Monday. New hires will receive the date for their New Employee Orientation from Human Resources.
  • Registration from 7:30-8 a.m. Program begins at 8 a.m.
  • Free boxed lunch (sandwich, chips, cookie and water) is offered
  • Facilities are available for nursing mothers. Please notify the Orientation Hostess of this need and she will assist in finding an appropriate room.
  • What to bring:
    Cards for any current certifications (BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, TNCC, etc.)
    Pen, and
    Jacket or sweater

Culture Day

Culture Day (Agenda) provides new employees their first glimpse into the culture of NMHS. Topics include mission, vision, C.A.R.E.S. values, critical success factors, behavioral standards, and patient- and family-centered care.

  • Every other Tuesday (day after New Employee Orientation)
  • Registration from 7:30–8 a.m. Program begins at 8 a.m.
  • Meal ticket ($6.50 value) is provided for new employees to use in the Food Court
  • Facilities are available for nursing mothers. Please notify the Orientation Hostess of this need and she will assist in finding an appropriate room.
  • What to bring:
    Blue folder given during New Employee Orientation
    Pen, and
    Jacket or sweater

PRN, Contract and Consultant staff orientation utilizes a different schedule. If you are hired into one of these categories, please check with your recruiter, Human Resources director or manager for specifics on your orientation.

For questions about your onboarding or new employee paperwork, please contact your recruiter or Human Resources at (662) 377-7877. For questions about New Employee Orientation or Culture Day, contact Loralei McGee in Education at (662) 377-4399.

Departmental Orientation

In addition to the Orientation program required of all new NMHS employees, you will participate in a comprehensive departmental orientation program.

These programs are designed to acquaint you with all the essential information for your position and to familiarize you with facilities and equipment. For more information about your work schedule and department orientation, please contact your supervisor or department director.