Baptist Health




 Baptist Health

Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama. Baptist Medical Center South is a 454-licensed-bed regional acute care referral center and the tertiary care flagship facility for Baptist Health. Baptist Medical Center East is a 150-bed acute care hospital providing a broad range of healthcare services, specializing in obstetrics and women’s services. Prattville Baptist Hospital is an acute care, community hospital with 85 licensed beds, offering a full range of health services to residents of Autauga and Elmore counties. In addition to comprehensive hospital-based services, it also offers outpatient specialties such as diabetes, breast health, wound care, neurosciences, home health, hospice, sleep disorders, mental health, speech and hearing and physical rehabilitation.

Baptist Health serves nearly 70 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. With more than 4,000 employees, Baptist Health is also central Alabama’s largest non-governmental employer. Baptist Health was recently named a Thomson Reuters Top 15 Health System, a distinction that recognizes the nation’s top 15 health systems for setting industry benchmarks for excellence across the healthcare spectrum. Baptist Health was the only system in Alabama to receive this prestigious recognition. For more information, visit www.baptistfirst.org.www.baptistfirst.org.


Awards

Baptist Health

2012 Thomson Reuters 15 Top Health Systems

This award recognizes the nation’s top 15 health systems for setting industry benchmarks for excellence across the healthcare spectrum. Impressively, Baptist Health was the only health system in Alabama to receive this prestigious recognition. Selection for the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems award is performance based and relies solely on unbiased statistical and clinical results. The 2012 study found that the top 15 health systems:

Saved more lives and caused significantly fewer patient complicationsFollowed industry-recommended standards of care more closelyRanked higher in patient safetyRelease patients half a day soonerScored significantly better on overall patient satisfactionProvide an overall superior level of clinical care with better patient outcomes

Top 100 Hospitals by Thomson Reuters (2011)

Baptist Health has been named in Thomson Reuters’ annual 100 Top Hospitals: Health System Benchmarks Study identifying the top U.S. health systems based on quality of care, efficiency and patient satisfaction.

Baptist Medical Center South

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines -- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

The award recognizes Baptist Health’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment for at least 24 months according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.

American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines -- Gold Plus Heart Failure Quality Achievement Award

The recognition signifies that Baptist South has reached an aggressive goal of treating heart failure patients with 85 percent compliance for at least 24 months to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology secondary prevention guidelines for heart failure patients.

American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines -- Silver Quality Achievement Award

The award recognizes Baptist South’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.

Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care by Blue Cross Blue Shield

This distinction was given after it was determined that Baptist Medical Center South met criteria for selection. Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care provide a full range of cardiac services, including inpatient cardiac care, cardiac rehabilitation, cardiac catheterization, cardiac surgery, coronary artery bypass graft surgery and percutaneous coronary interventions. Facilities must also be fully accredited by The Joint Commission.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield created the nationwide Blue Distinction program with two goals in mind--first to engage consumers to make more informed healthcare choices and second to work with providers to improve quality outcomes and affordability.

Excellence in Vascular Surgery

Baptist Medical Center South has been named No. 1 in Alabama for vascular surgery and was ranked in the top 10 percent in the U.S.

Baptist Medical Center East

Top 100 Hospitals by Thomson Reuters (2012, 2010)

Baptist Medical Center East was named one of the 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. The award recognizes hospitals that have achieved excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, patient satisfaction, financial performance and operational efficiency.

Baptist East was the only hospital in Alabama to receive this award in 2012.

Excellence in Patient Safety

Baptist Medical Center East is in the top 5 percent in the nation for patient safety.

2007 VHA Award

Baptist Medical Center East was a recipient of the 2007 VHA Leadership Award, which recognizes high-quality care that meets or exceeds national performance standards. Baptist Medical Center East was recognized for clinical excellence for implementation of Rapid Response Team improved outcomes.

Prattville Baptist Hospital

J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program

This distinction acknowledges a strong commitment by the hospital to provide “An Outstanding Inpatient Experience.” The distinction was determined by surveying recently discharged patients about their perceptions of their hospital visit and comparing the results to the national benchmarks established in the annual J.D. Power and Associates National Hospital Service Performance Study. The telephone-based research conducted among Prattville Baptist Hospital patients focused on five key areas of patient satisfaction with the patient’s overall experience. These areas of focus were speed and efficiency; dignity and respect; comfort; information and communication; and emotional support.

Employer of Choice

In October 2007, Prattville Baptist Hospital received the Employer of Choice® award.

The hospital met a number of criteria that evaluates the culture of the organization, leadership, care of people, growth and opportunity, human resource processes, job/role/process design and growing the next generation.

Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll

Prattville Baptist Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll in 2015. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
Unit Clerk FT 6:45A-3P - One East - (21-6005-UC-080921-1) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. The unit clerk is responsible for facilitating the efficient operation of the health care unit through demonstration of consistent organizational and communication skills. The unit clerk assists RNs, LPNs, PCTs, and physicians in the patient care process.   Qualifications   High School graduate or equivalent required. Prefer at least 6 months of hospital experience. Knowledge of medical terminology and computer experience. Strong communication and customer relation skills.   Primary Location: Baptist Medical Center East Work Locations: Baptist Medical Center East 400 Taylor Rd ZIP Code 36117 Montgomery  Job: Unit...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
PCT FT 7P - CVSU - (20-6154-PCT-120920-2) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties.   To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org.   Serve as a supportive member of the patient care team who assist in routine and non complex aspects of patient care and other duties to support the operations of the unit. The PCT assists RNs, LPNs and physicians in the patient care process. The PCT II has completed the Independent phase or the career ladder process. The PCT III has completed the Advance phase of the career ladder process.   Qualifications     High School graduate or equivalent required. Graduate from a certified Nursing Assistant Program or a Health Occupations Program (HOSA) or completion of first clinical rotation as a Nurse Student (i.e. completion of...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
PCT FT 7A - CVSU - (20-6154-PCT-120920-1) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Serve as a supportive member of the patient care team who assist in routine and non complex aspects of patient care and other duties to support the operations of the unit. The PCT assists RNs, LPNs and physicians in the patient care process. The PCT II has completed the Independent phase or the career ladder process. The PCT III has completed the Advance phase of the career ladder process.   Qualifications   High School graduate or equivalent required. Graduate from a certified Nursing Assistant Program or a Health Occupations Program (HOSA) or completion of first clinical rotation as a Nurse Student (i.e. completion of 'Nursing...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
PCT FT 7A - Med/Urology - (20-6164-PCT-92421-2) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Serve as a supportive member of the patient care team who assist in routine and non complex aspects of patient care and other duties to support the operations of the unit. The PCT assists RNs, LPNs and physicians in the patient care process. The PCT II has completed the Independent phase or the career ladder process. The PCT III has completed the Advance phase of the career ladder process.   Qualifications   High School graduate or equivalent required. Graduate from a certified Nursing Assistant Program or a Health Occupations Program (HOSA) or completion of first clinical rotation as a Nurse Student (i.e. completion of...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
PCT FT 7P - Med/Urology - (20-6164-PCT-021021-7) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Serve as a supportive member of the patient care team who assist in routine and non complex aspects of patient care and other duties to support the operations of the unit. The PCT assists RNs, LPN?s and physicians in the patient care process. The PCT II has completed the Independent phase or the career ladder process. The PCT III has completed the Advance phase of the career ladder process.   Qualifications   High School graduate or equivalent required. Graduate from a certified Nursing Assistant Program or a Health Occupations Program (HOSA) or completion of first clinical rotation as a Nurse Student (i.e. completion of...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
Unit Clerk FT Days - Med/Urology - (20-6164-UC-042921-1) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. The unit clerk is responsible for facilitating the efficient operation of the health care unit through demonstration of consistent organizational and communication skills. The unit clerk assists RNs, LPNs, PCTs, and physicians in the patient care process.   Qualifications   High School graduate or equivalent required. Prefer at least 6 months of hospital experience. Knowledge of medical terminology and computer experience. Strong communication and customer relation skills.   Primary Location: Baptist Medical Center South Work Locations: Baptist Medical Center South 2105 E South Blvd ZIP Code 36116 Montgomery  Job: Unit...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
Unit Clerk FT 3P-11P - Med/Urology  - (20-6164-UC-92421) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. The unit clerk is responsible for facilitating the efficient operation of the health care unit through demonstration of consistent organizational and communication skills. The unit clerk assists RNs, LPNs, PCTs, and physicians in the patient care process.   Qualifications   High School graduate or equivalent required. Prefer at least 6 months of hospital experience. Knowledge of medical terminology and computer experience. Strong communication and customer relation skills.   Primary Location: Baptist Medical Center South Work Locations: Baptist Medical Center South 2105 E South Blvd ZIP Code 36116 Montgomery  Job: Unit...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
Per Diem
ANE PRN 7P- CDU - (21-6160-ANE-092121-1) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, provides nursing care and services to patients. Duties and responsibilities are limited to those that fall under the scope of practice of unlicensed health care providers acting under the direction of a licensed nurse, in order to ensure quality and continuity of patient care; accepts and supports the philosophy, purpose and objectives of Baptist Health and the Department of Nursing. These will include but limited to selected technical skills, data collection, lab specimen collection.   Qualifications   High school graduate or equivalent required, currently enrolled in an accreditied nursing...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
ICU RN Full time Days - (21-6157-RN-040721-1) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Responsible for general supervision and coordination of the activities of nursing personnel on days, evening, nights, and on weekends and holidays, in order to ensure quality and continuity of patient care; accepts and supports the philosophy, purpose and objectives of Baptist Health and the Department of Nursing.   Qualifications   Position requires successful passage of RN examination and a current AL nursing license. Bachelor?s Degree in Nursing preferred. BLS. Additional specialty certification per PandP for assigned unit (PALS, ACLS, etc.).Ability to observe, assesses, and record work, safety and infection control standards....
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
Emergency RN part time - (21-6177-RN-8.3.21-2) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Responsible for general supervision and coordination of the activities of nursing personnel on days, evening, nights, and on weekends and holidays, in order to ensure quality and continuity of patient care; accepts and supports the philosophy, purpose and objectives of Baptist Health and the Department of Nursing.   Qualifications   Position requires successful passage of RN examination and a current AL nursing license. Bachelor?s Degree in Nursing preferred. BLS. Additional specialty certification per PandP for assigned unit (PALS, ACLS, etc.).Ability to observe, assesses, and record work, safety and infection control standards....
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
RN Post Surgical Recovery Med/Surg-Nights - (21-6001-RNN-52021-3) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Responsible for general supervision and coordination of the activities of nursing personnel on days, evening, nights, and on weekends and holidays, in order to ensure quality and continuity of patient care; accepts and supports the philosophy, purpose and objectives of Baptist Health and the Department of Nursing.   Qualifications   Position requires successful passage of RN examination and a current AL nursing license. Bachelor?s Degree in Nursing preferred. BLS. Additional specialty certification per PandP for assigned unit (PALS, ACLS, etc.).Ability to observe, assesses, and record work, safety and infection...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
Pharmacy Tech FT - (21-7132-PhmT-092221) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Pharmacy technicians are responsible for performing most of the technical functions involved in the medication use process, assisting the pharmacist in the preparation and compounding of pharmaceutical products, assessing inventory of pharmacy products, and resolving problems with insurance claims as they arise during the dispensing function, as applicable to location.   Qualifications   High school graduate or equivalent required. Must be licensed as a technician or intern with the Alabama Board of Pharmacy. Technician certification is preferred.Ability to maintain a professional and customer centric composure in difficult or...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
Assistant Nurse Manager Emergency Dept - (21-6177-ANM-0924) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Primarily responsible for assisting the Nurse Manager with the organization and implementation of day to day unit operations. The Assistant Nurse Manager is also responsible for facilitating, coordinating, and evaluating unit activities for the provision of quality patient care within the framework of the mission, vision and values of Baptist Health. This person demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational skills and interpersonal skills. The Assistant Nurse Manager reports to the Nurse Manager and serves as a coach and mentor to the staff. In accordance with corporate and departmental policies and...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
PCT 7A FT - Oncology - (20-6165-PCTD-92021-1) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Serve as a supportive member of the patient care team who assist in routine and non complex aspects of patient care and other duties to support the operations of the unit. The PCT assists RNs, LPNs and physicians in the patient care process. The PCT II has completed the Independent phase or the career ladder process. The PCT III has completed the Advance phase of the career ladder process.   Qualifications   High School graduate or equivalent required. Graduate from a certified Nursing Assistant Program or a Health Occupations Program (HOSA) or completion of first clinical rotation as a Nurse Student (i.e. completion of 'Nursing...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
SHIFT SUPERVISOR-FT-7P-ED - (21-6177-SS-0924) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Responsible for assisting the Director Manager through supervising the day to day department activities. Assist in facilitating, coordinating, and evaluating unit activities for the provision of quality patient care within the framework of the mission, vision, and values of Baptist Health. Serve as a mentor and team lead for the staff.   Qualifications   Valid AL RN license required. Associates Degree in Nursing and four (4) years of Staff Nurse experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor?s Degree in Nursing and two (2) years of Staff Nurse experience in the department is preferred.Knowledge of...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
Well Baby Nursery FT Nights - (21-6181-RN-092421-1) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Responsible for general supervision and coordination of the activities of nursing personnel on days, evening, nights, and on weekends and holidays, in order to ensure quality and continuity of patient care; accepts and supports the philosophy, purpose and objectives of Baptist Health and the Department of Nursing.   Qualifications   Position requires successful passage of RN examination and a current AL nursing license. Bachelor?s Degree in Nursing preferred. BLS. Additional specialty certification per PandP for assigned unit (PALS, ACLS, etc.).Ability to observe, assesses, and record work, safety and infection control...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
Surgery Team Leader II- Orthopedic and Neurosurgery - (20-7075-TLII-090821) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. The Team Leader is responsible for facilitating, coordinating, and evaluating unit activities for the provision of quality patient care within the framework of the mission, values, and vision of Baptist Health. The Team Leader II is responsible to the Clinical Operations Manager or Director and serves as a role model by providing direction in the application of the nursing process, quality improvement standards, and organizational and departmental goals and objectives in accordance with hospital policies and procedures. The primary role of the Team Leader II is to perform as a clinical leader and...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
LPN-PT-7P-ED - (21-6177-LPN-0825-2) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Responsible for direct, individualized, goal directed, and effective patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Care is provided as outlined in the Nursing Care Plan in accordance with Standards of Practice and Baptist Health policies and procedures; including administration of medications and reporting of patient symptoms and conditions to the Registered Nurse. This position is also responsible for the provision of quality patient care within the framework of the mission, vision, and values of Baptist Health.   Qualifications   Position requires successful passage of LPN examination and current Alabama LPN licensure. BCLS...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
LPN-PT-7P-ED - (21-6177-LPN-0902) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. Responsible for direct, individualized, goal directed, and effective patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Care is provided as outlined in the Nursing Care Plan in accordance with Standards of Practice and Baptist Health policies and procedures; including administration of medications and reporting of patient symptoms and conditions to the Registered Nurse. This position is also responsible for the provision of quality patient care within the framework of the mission, vision, and values of Baptist Health.   Qualifications   Position requires successful passage of LPN examination and current Alabama LPN licensure. BCLS...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Oct 23, 2021
Respiratory Manager - (20-7133-670) Description   Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org. The Respiratory Manager is responsible for assisting the Director with the daily administration of the Respiratory Department functions. The functions include but are not limited to budget, performance appraisals, design, implementation of special projects, and competency of staff. Manager responsibilities will also include the direct supervision of all supervisors. The manager will develop new and improved programs for education and clinical application in regard to current standards of care and practice, changing technology, and identified quality improvement opportunities. In addition, the manager is responsible for coordinating the...