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Nurse hiring event set at Baptist-DeSoto

Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto is hosting a virtual hiring event for RN, LPN and intern II positions of various experience levels on Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. 

“Baptist-DeSoto is one of the top-performing hospitals in the area with a variety of specialty areas, including ICU, advanced cardiology services and labor and delivery,” said Brian Hogan, administrator and CEO of Baptist-DeSoto. “We offer flexible schedules, competitive pay, excellent benefits, school loan payback, tuition assistance and many other advantages for health care professionals. We invite anyone interested in joining our team or exploring nursing opportunities at Baptist-DeSoto in Southaven to register for this event.”

Contingency employment offers will be made on the spot. To register for the event and learn more about these nursing positions, visit for the link to the Eventbrite registration.  

Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven is a 339-bed hospital that offers a full range of quality inpatient and outpatient medical and health care services, including women’s services, diagnostic, surgical and rehabilitation services, as well as open-heart surgery and a number of other cardiovascular services. Baptist-DeSoto has a recently expanded emergency department and an obstetrical emergency department.

The hospital is accredited through the American College of Cardiology for heart failure, cath lab and as a chest pain center. Baptist-DeSoto has been recognized with a 2021 QUEST Hero Award for its exemplary efforts to promote patient care and safety during COVID-19.  For more information, please call 662-772-4000 or visit

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