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Baxter Regional Medical Center features an incredible staff of highly trained nursing professionals. Each department has a unique culture and style. All units are dedicated to serving our patients ensuring they receive excellent patient care with the best possible outcomes.

On June 17, 2021, Baxter Regional achieved ANCC Magnet Recognition® as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. With this credential, Baxter Regional joins the global community of Magnet-recognized organizations. Only 8.9% of all U.S. hospitals and 547 hospitals world-wide have received this designation. Baxter Regional is one of only five in Arkansas and the only one in northern Arkansas and southern Missouri to achieve Magnet status.

Philosophy of Nursing

Nursing at Baxter Regional commits to promote the health and wellness of the individuals in the community we serve. To that end, nursing is on a Journey to Excellence and welcomes the challenge to improve nursing care and treatment, exceed the patient's service expectations, and produce outstanding nursing clinical outcomes related to national benchmarks.

Nursing at Baxter Regional is built upon sound nursing theory and research. The Nursing Model depicts the integration of our nursing Theory of Caring and our commitment to practice. Baxter Regional nursing leverages the primary care delivery system to ensure our practice is autonomous, collaborative, interprofessional, and relationship - based with our focus on Patient/Family Centered Care. All decisions, plans, and approaches solicit the voice of our key customer – the patient. When making changes, we take into account the preference and impact of care on the patient first, with the impact on staff and physicians as important partners. Through the lens of the patient’s well-being, safety, and choice we determine what, how, when, and why we do what we do.

Nursing at Baxter Regional strives to innovate and breakthrough barriers that prevent or compromise best practices. Nurses commit to team work, trust building and trustworthiness, and a forward thinking search for and discovery of yet unknown possibilities of best practice. Our greatest imperative is to serve.

If this sounds like the place for you check out the nursing opportunities in each department or hit the APPLY NOW button to see what is available!

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