Learn More2024-02-23T15:39:16-06:00


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Are you graduating from nursing school soon?
Are you interested in being a nurse graduate with bonuses and competitive salaries?
Are you interested in gaining nursing experience at Mississippi’s only academic medical center, only trauma 1 hospital, or only Children’s hospital?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, please consider employment at Healthier MississippiPeople, LLC or “HMP” for short.

Who is HMP? 

HMP is a subsidiary of the Mississippi nonprofit and the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC)‐associated corporation called Healthier Mississippi Collaborative. As a new staffing partner to UMMC, HMP’s focus is to assist UMMC in meeting its clinical staffing demands.

Featured Opening

Nurse Graduate

Many of HMP’s current openings are Nurse Graduate positions who will transition to RN positions once they have received their RN licenses and completed the applicable clinical competencies. In addition to the very competitive hourly base pay rate and sign‐on bonus for a two‐year employment commitment, nurse graduates hired by HMP will also be eligible for HMP’s competitive employee benefits package.

Other Openings

In addition to nurse graduates, we are also looking for people interested in openings such as:

  • Inpatient RN
  • Outpatient RN
  • Specialty RN
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Hospital Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Medical Technologist
  • Surgical Technician

Frequently Asked Questions

What is UMMC’s relationship to HMP?2021-04-14T22:32:03-05:00

Healthier Mississippi People, LLC, HMP for short, is a new staffing partner of UMMC established for the purpose of recruiting talented clinical staff to fill positions of need at UMMC.

In its simplest terms, HMP is a private company that hires workers to fill designated open positions at UMMC facilities. 

What is UMMC’s goal in partnering with HMP?2021-04-14T22:32:13-05:00

The goal of engaging HMP as a staffing partner is to improve recruitment and retention of a highly qualified workforce. As a private company, HMP is able to offer some benefits and options that a state agency like UMMC cannot. 

How does HMP’s benefits package differ from UMMC’s benefits package?2021-04-14T22:32:43-05:00

HMP has greater flexibility in its offerings due to its structure as a private company. The benefits matrix above outlines everything available through employment with HMP.

Will patients be able to distinguish between HMP and UMMC employees?2021-04-14T22:32:38-05:00

No. Like other UMMC vendor partners that staff integral positions at UMMC, HMP employees will wear UMMC issued identification badges. 

What does the reporting structure look like for HMP employees?2021-04-14T22:32:32-05:00

HMP employees will report through the HMP chain of command. However, like other workers employed by contracted vendors whose work location is UMMC, UMMC has a structure in place to ensure that the vendor is meeting its contractual obligations, including meeting the performance standards established by UMMC. 

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