Home » NEWS » Health » NMMC nurses attain five emergency nursing certifications

NMMC nurses attain five emergency nursing certifications

Javier Tiscareno

Bill Malone

Lifelong learning is key to staying on top of one’s chosen field. In Mississippi, only two nurses have successfully completed all five emergency nursing certification exams, and both work for North Mississippi Medical Center.

Among their credentials, Bill Malone and Javier Tiscareno can include Certified Emergency Nurse, Certified Flight Registered Nurse, Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse, Certified Transport Emergency Nurse and Trauma Certified Emergency Nurse. In addition to these five certifications issued by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing, Malone and Tiscareno are also certified in Neonatal Pediatric Transport by the National Certification Corporation.

Malone, who lives in Ingomar, joined the NMMC staff in 2004 as a respiratory therapist. He earned his associate degree in nursing from Northeast Mississippi Community College in 2011. Malone works in the Critical Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Critical Care Transport and CareFlight.

Tiscareno, who lives in Tupelo, earned his associate degree from NEMCC in 2010 and joined the NMMC staff that year. He works in the Emergency Department, Critical Care Transport and CareFlight.

Holding multiple certifications is a rarity. In Mississippi, 247 nurses hold one of these certifications; 30 hold two certifications, 13 hold three certifications and three hold four certifications. Worldwide, only 35 nurses hold all five certifications.


… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.

Click for more info

About MBJ Newswires