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
Aug 10, 2020
Administrative Assistant - CBO-Billing - (29-8164-AA-080620) 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 leader with the organization and implementation of day to day activities, performing clerical, and other executive duties. This person demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational skills, clerical skills, and interpersonal skills. Performs projects such as, but not limited to; administrative reports, preparation and maintenance of confidential files, attendance at medical staff and other key hospital executive staff meetings, ordering of supplies, typing, data entry and office calendar.   Qualifications   High School graduate or equivalent required.  Business...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 10, 2020
Clinic Scheduler - UAB Central Scheduling - (26-8212-CS-073120) 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 clinic scheduler is responsible for assisting the provider with the maintenance and scheduling of patient testing and procedures, as well as, providing referrals to specialists. They will use the EMR program to document, will reschedule as needed, and will provide clerical assistance as needed to provider.   Qualifications   High school graduate or equivalent.  Physician office experience preferred. Working knowledge of PC applications, Word, Excel, etc.  This position requires knowledge of hospital and department policies and procedures.  Must be able to maintain positive public relations image in all...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 10, 2020
RN - MCC Infusion - (20-7150-RN-07282020) 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 Infusion Nurse at Montgomery Cancer Center is responsible for administering medication, providing patient education, EMR documentation and starting IVs.  Great schedule options.    Qualifications   Current Alabama RN license.  Bachelor's Degree in nursing preferred. Prefer at least one year of critical care or oncology experience. Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification required within six (6) months of employment BLS certification  ACLS preferred upon employment, will be required within 6 months of employment.  Ability to communicate professionally.  Excellent customer service skills   Primary Location: Montgomery Cancer...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 10, 2020
MICU RN FT Days - (20-6158-RN-070120-6) 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. R esponsible 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. Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred. Additional specialty certification for assigned unit (PALS, ACLS, etc.). Ability to observe, assesses, and record work, safety and infection control standards. Ability to work...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 10, 2020
Dayshift Contract RN - (20-6177-RNC-080420) 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
Aug 10, 2020
MICU RN FT Nights - (20-6158-RN-070120-3) 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 control standards....
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 10, 2020
Administrative Assistant Education Days - (298180EAA080420) 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 leader with the organization and implementation of day to day activities, performing clerical, and other executive duties. This person demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational skills, clerical skills, and interpersonal skills. Performs projects such as, but not limited to; administrative reports, preparation and maintenance of confidential files, attendance at medical staff and other key hospital executive staff meetings, ordering of supplies, typing, data entry and office calendar.   Qualifications   High School graduate or equivalent required....
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 10, 2020
Respiratory Therapist Enterprise Float Pool - Premium Rates - (MON0000000G) Description   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.  Performs Float Pool duties involved with the treatment, management control, and diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities with the Pulmonary system.     Qualifications   2 year contract Float between 3 Acute Care Facilities 18 months of acute care related experience, a portion of which shall have occurred within the preceding 12 months.  CRT or RRT required for Acute Care float. Minimum of two (2) years of related Level III or Level IV NICU experience, a portion of which shall have occurred within the preceding 12 months required for NICU/Acute float. Graduate from an accredited Respiratory Care program.  Current license...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 10, 2020
RN Refresher Program - (COR0000000U) Description   Are you an experienced RN that passed the NCLEX, practiced nursing in the United States, and are eligible for active licensure through the Alabama Board of Nursing? Have you been away from the hospital setting for 5 years or more? If so, Baptist Health offers a NEW program to help you get back to the bedside with confidence.   The Baptist Health Nurse Refresher Program consists of: ·         An in-depth, online theory course developed by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ·         A customized clinical orientation/preceptor program to refresh your nursing knowledge and bring your skills up-to-date. ·         A dedicated program coordinator and experienced clinical nurse educators to ensure your success. ·         An opportunity to earn 140 contact hours of continuing education credit. ·         An option to spend time on multiple units before deciding where you would like to work. ·         Immediate hourly...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 10, 2020
RT Educator - (29-8180-RTE-072320) 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 Therapy Clinical Educator is responsible for developing staff throughout Baptist Health by providing expertise as an Educator, Consultant, Facilitator, Change Agent, Leader and Researcher in the area of Respiratory Therapy. The Respiratory Therapy Clinical Educator will support the development of new and current staff, foster empowerment and the development of knowledge through the use of evidence based practice, relationship based care, SMART principles and principles of adult learning. The Respiratory Therapy Clinical Educator utilizes the Benner Model to move staff through the continuum from novice to expert. This...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 10, 2020
Infection Control Preventionist - Quality Management - Part time - (29-8146-IP-080420) 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.  Member of Infection Control Team with primary responsibility to assist the Infection Control Coordinator in reducing the incidence of nosocomial infection among patients and employees through surveillance, intervention, prevention, and educational activities. Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies, both federal and state, to ensure safe working environment. Promotes safe and infection free environment for patients, employees, physicians, and visitors.   Qualifications   BSN preferred degree with current license with the Alabama Board of Nursing, OR Possess degree as a Medical...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 10, 2020
BMCE Womens' Services Advanced Clinical Educator - (298180ACE07292020) 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 Advanced Clinical Educator is responsible for developing staff throughout Baptist Health by providing expertise as an Educator, Consultant, Facilitator, Change Agent, Leader and Researcher. The Advanced Clinical Educator supports the development of new and current staff, fosters empowerment and the development of knowledge through the use of evidence based practice, relationship based care, SMART principles and principles of adult learning. The Advanced Clinical Educator utilizes the Benner Model to move staff through the continuum from novice to expert. This occurs by facilitating the...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 10, 2020
Occupational Health RN - (29-8133-OHRN-8520-1) 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 Occupational Health Nurse performs new and annual health screening and follow up of work related illnesses and injuries, ensures compliance with regulatory agencies, both federal and state, and collaborates with Infection Control, facility Safety Committee. Worker?s Compensation, etc. and ensure a safe working environment.   Qualifications   Valid AL RN license, BSN preferred. Prior experience in Occupational health preferred. Three to five years hospital based experience required.Work is continuously physically and frequently emotionally demanding. Must be able to communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing. Must...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 07, 2020
Cardiology RN FT Contract - (BAP00000037) 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. Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred. BLS. Additional specialty certification for assigned unit (PALS, ACLS, etc.).Ability to observe, assesses, and record work, safety and infection control standards. Ability...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 07, 2020
Medical Assistant - Family Practice Residency - (42-6424-MA-031920) 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.  Medical Assistant should provide quality patient care in a prompt and professional manner; assists in delivery of patient education; responsible for communication of patient information to and from physician; assumes various job tasks as assigned. Responsible for direct, individualized, goal directed patient care under the supervision of Physician.   Qualifications   High School Graduate or equivalent required. Medical training through a certificate program or at least 2 years experience as a medical assistant in a clinical setting, (Ex: clinical lab, physician's office, Emergency Medical Tech., etc.)....
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 07, 2020
Per Diem
ER RN PRN - (21-6177-RN-082418-6) 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. Ability to...
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 07, 2020
Assistant Director Cardiovascular Services - (20-7147-AD-8420) 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. Summary: The position is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating the activities of  all areas of Cardiology Services.  As a member of the Nursing Service Management Team, the Assistant Director has responsibility for development of goals, policy development, competency of staff, quality of service, and priority setting.  The Assistant Director is also responsible for communication to staff and maintaining collegial relationships with physicians and communicating with key physicians on a regular basis concerning clinical practice, unit activities, and overall satisfaction....
Baptist Health Montgomery, AL 36116
Aug 07, 2020
PHARMACIST Full Time 7on7off Evening Shift - (PRA0000001D) 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 pharmacist is responsible for medication order entry, preparation and distribution for patients. The pharmacist helps ensure the appropriate prescription and administration of medications to patients within the institution.   Qualifications   Graduate of a school of pharmacy required, PharmD degree preferred (or 2 to 3 years clinical experience) and licensed in the State of Alabama. Must have controlled substance certificate valid in the State of Alabama for the current year. Must obtain Pharmacy License within 6 months in position.Ability to accurately perform computer order entry duties. Proficient in needed...