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Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis

6019 Walnut Grove Rd Memphis, TN

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Hospital Bio

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis is a 706-bed medical facility in Memphis, Tennessee. Opened in 1979, it is now the flagship of Baptist Memorial Health Care and provides award winning quality care for a wide variety medical services.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Voluntary non-profit - Private

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: The Joint Commission Accreditation, Becker's Hospital Review's 100 Great Hospitals in America, Tennessee Nurses Association’s Outstanding Employer Award

Teaching Hospital: Yes

Number of beds: 706

ICU beds: 101

Services At This Hospital

  • Ambulatory Centre
  • Cancer
  • PET Scanner
  • da Vinci Robotic Surgery Device
  • Endovascular Laser Venous System (ELVS)
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Heart Institute
  • Neurology
  • Stroke
  • Orthopedics
  • Outpatient
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Weight Loss Surgery
3.7 review

Oncology

Great place to work

PROS:

Coworkers great team work, scheduling is self scheduling which is a big plus, also pay is good, very nice facility.

CONS:

Ratio

Intensive Care (Critical Care, CCU, ICU)

2.5 years of ICU Stepdown, 1year and 8 months of ICU

PROS:

Coworkers are wonderful and very helpful/welcoming, management is very accommodating with Scheduling, 2:1 ratio mostly, equipment nearly New with new technology coming soon

CONS:

Pay

Labor & Delivery (L&D)

2.5 years Labor and Delivery

PROS:

Good team work. Decent pay. Close to home. They hire new graduates and train them the Baptist way. The hospital is not too big so everyone knows everyone. There is very good collaboration in this hospital and communication between units.

CONS:

scheduling

Cardiovascular ICU (CVICU)

13 years CVICU/CPTU nurses. Rounding Nurse for CV/transplant surgeon 14

PROS:

It has Friendly people, up to date technology, the hospital is clean and centrally located in the city . The CEO is also a nurse and understands the day to day routines.

CONS:

Pay, and patient nurse ratio's

Long-Term Care (LTC)

Four Stars

PROS:

It's a very stressful environment . You have more bad days than good. Have to learn to adapt to every situation .

CONS:

None

Cardiovascular ICU (CVICU)

Three Stars

PROS:

Cardiac transplant, LVAD, and ECMO unit

CONS:

None

Intensive Care (Critical Care, CCU, ICU)

Four Stars

PROS:

Work in ICU

CONS:

None

Emergency Room (ER)

Two Stars

PROS:

None

CONS:

The prople

Operating Room (OR)

Four Stars

PROS:

Days off are hard to come by. Get a schedule right off with a set day off. Long hours, no breaks. Help them out by working a shift, wouldn't help you out when need a day off. Lots of taking, no giving.

CONS:

None

Operating Room (OR)

Four Stars

PROS:

Days off are hard to come by. Be ready to work over your 8 HR shift, it's expected and not paid out as overtime.

CONS:

None