Bring Your ED Nursing Skills to Baptist

Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto is currently hiring Emergency Department RNs for seasonal, 16-week assignments. This opportunity offers increased pay rates, shift differentials, and a $3,000 bonus payable when assignment is complete. After 16 weeks, nurses will also have the opportunity to apply for permanent employment.

Are you a licensed RN with a minimum of 2 years RN experience in an ED?

If you believe your qualifications match our requirements, let us know. Fill out the following information to get started.

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Your Opportunity Awaits

Explore the opportunity to tailor work to your lifestyle. With competitive pay and a $3,000 completion bonus, our seasonal nursing positions can lead to full-time positions. We are now hiring ED RNs for seasonal, 16-week assignments. Baptist offers highly-competitive pay and benefits, flexible schedules and opportunities for growth and advancement.

Seasonal Assignments

Seasonal 16-week assignments include three, 12-hour shifts per week; two weekends per month; and one holiday if it falls within the assignment time frame.

After 16 weeks, nurses will also have the opportunity to apply for permanent employment.

Please click here to learn more about our comprehensive employee benefits package.


Current American Heart Association health care providers Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

  • Completion of an RN program
  • Basic computer literacy skills
  • BSN degree preferred

Two years of clinical experience in an ED.

Professional Licensing

Current RN licensure permitting practice as a professional nurse in the state of Tennessee/Mississippi.

If you do not qualify for seasonal assignments but are still interested in working at Baptist, please view other available nursing opportunities.

  • Coordinate and provide care utilizing the critical thinking framework known as the nursing process. The nursing process forms the foundation of the nurse’s decision-making to help partner with patients/families to attain, maintain and restore health whenever possible.
  • Blends caring, compassion, knowledge and integrity to provide safe, quality care that preserves patient autonomy, dignity and rights. Integrates practice with a Service First focus in keeping with Baptist’s mission, which mirrors the three-fold ministry of Christ through healing, preaching and teaching.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

About Baptist DeSoto

Recognized as a top performing hospital in 2011 by U.S. News & World Report and Hospital of the Year in 2010 by the Mississippi Nurses’ Association, Baptist DeSoto brings comprehensive care to patients in north Mississippi and the Greater Memphis area. Opened in 1988, the hospital can be conveniently accessed from Interstate 55 in the growing medical corridor adjacent to the hospital.

More Opportunities

With 17 hospitals across the tri-state region, Baptist offers career opportunities in sync with work-life goals and schedules. Our seasonal team members have the ability to consider full-time positions once a seasonal assignment is complete.

Premium Pay

Our seasonal nurses enjoy competitive pay rates with the option to choose specific shifts with differential pay.

Dynamic Environment

Last year, Baptist Emergency Department teams treated more than 62,000 patients. Designated a trauma level III facility, the emergency department offers providers continual learning opportunities in a diverse environment.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

For more than 100 years, Baptist leaders, physicians and teams have treated generations of patients. Today, with 17 hospitals, outpatient facilities and specialized care like hospice or rehabilitation, Baptist nurses can achieve their own career goals while caring for patients. Our nurses feel fulfilled in their Baptist careers, and enjoy a competitive salary and benefits.

Competitive salaries

Baptist offers highly-competitive pay and benefits, accommodating schedules and opportunities for growth and advancement.

Complete Benefits Package

Our team members enjoy full health benefits, including dental and vision, paid time off, and 401K/investment opportunities.

Free parking

We offer free, convenient on-campus parking at all of our Baptist facilities.

Did you find your opportunity?

We hope you’ve discovered a new opportunity to pursue. If not, we’d be happy to chat with you further about the many rewarding opportunities here at Baptist DeSoto. To get started, tell us about yourself and you’ll hear from us soon.