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One of the first things nursing school graduates do is search for a nurse residency. It’s a wise move. The graduates are full of new knowledge and excited about entering their profession, but they know that they need practical experience. In short, they need to practice nursing! And that’s what nurse residencies do — they transform graduate nurses into professional providers. ...

DALLAS — Methodist Health System is mandating that all of its workforce be vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 1, 2021. Methodist was the first health system in North Texas to offer vaccines to its workforce, and the majority of its workforce took advantage of that opportunity. Now the remainder of its employees (on-campus and remote workers), physicians on the medical staf ...

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DALLAS — A state-of-the-art 12-bed oncology unit devoted to medical and surgical patients diagnosed with cancer made its debut Friday at Methodist Charlton Medical Center. The Dr. Stephen and Marilyn Mansfield Oncology Unit pays tribute to the health system’s former president and chief executive officer and his wife. “You don’t have to look far to see Steve and Marilyn’s fing ...

Dallas—The Women and Children’s Services team at Methodist Dallas Medical Center has been recognized by the Texas Department of State Health Services with a Level III Maternal Care designation. This recognition certifies that Methodist Dallas is not only equipped to provide care to low- and moderate-risk pregnancies, but also more complex maternal medical conditions, obstetric ...

Methodist Dallas, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson Take Top Honors in Leapfrog Fall 2020 Survey Methodist Dallas, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson are all proud to announce they have once again received the highest rating possible by the independent hospital watchdog, The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Safety Score is the gold standard rating for patien ...

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Dallas – Methodist Health System today announced it has received its first shipment of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. “We are excited to be among the first in the state of Texas and nation to receive and administer this vital vaccine,” says James Scoggin, Jr., Methodist Health System Chief Executive Officer. With this initial shipment Methodist will begin immediately ad ...

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Jolyn Angus, BSN, MBA, comes to her new role poised to position Methodist Health System as a leader in nursing clinical excellence, patient safety, clinical effectiveness, and resource stewardship as well as continue our system-wide Magnet journey.  Jolyn holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing, a Master of Business Administration, and will complete her Doctor of Nursing Practi ...

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As the Midlothian area continues to grow, the city is gaining its first full-service acute care hospital. Methodist Midlothian Medical Center, located on a 67-acre campus near U.S. Highway 287, features a 190,000-square-foot medical center and 45,000-square-foot medical office building. The hospital is now actively hiring respiratory therapists, staff nurses — especially ICU nu ...

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Methodist Health System announced today that it has earned the 2021 Military Friendly® Employer, Silver award level. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® Employer designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Hundreds of companies participated in the Military Friendly® Employers portion of the 2021 Military Friendly® C ...

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It’s a fact — social distancing lessens your risk of catching COVID-19. But some of us define social distancing as social isolation. “Physical distance” is more accurate. Even at a distance, we can be social. Samuel Cullison, MD, vice president of Graduate Medical Education at Methodist Health System, explains that humans are social creatures; our connection to others helps u ...

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Methodist Health System announced plans today to break ground on a major three-story addition to Methodist Charlton Medical Center. A new 40,000 square foot Emergency Department (ED) located at Wheatland Road and Bolton Boone Drive will almost double the size of the current ED and increase the number of beds from 45 to 70. Fran Laukaitis, President of Methodist Charlton Medica ...

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Focus on making healthy choices while still giving yourself permission to enjoy the foods you love using portion control.

As COVID-19 affects every aspect of our lives, it’s more important than ever to focus on enhancing our physical and mental health. Staying well not only improves your immunity but also keeps you mentally sound during times of uncertainty and stress. Like now. In honor of Employee Health and Fitness Month, I encourage you to ask yourself what you can do to stay healthy during t ...

Methodist Health System has just been named to the 2020 Military Friendly® Employers list. The honor was presented by VIQTORY, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business that connects the military community to civilian employment and educational and entrepreneurial opportunities. Since 2003, the Military Friendly Employers list has come to set the standard for organizat ...

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CareerSTAT is proud to announce that Methodist Health System has been recognized as a 2019 CareerSTAT Frontline Healthcare Worker Champion by its peers. Eight additional organizations in the U.S. have also been recognized as Champions and Emerging Champions. Methodist’s partnership with community workforce training partner Oak Cliff Works and community education partner Dallas ...

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Methodist Health System has named Juan Fresquez the new President of Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. Fresquez is no stranger to DFW. He began his career at Parkland Hospital in Dallas and has more than 28 years of acute care hospital management experience. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of the Arizona Group – Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital, a 486-bed a ...

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Methodist Health System is proud to announce all five wholly-owned campuses have received the highest rating possible by the independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Safety Score is the gold standard rating for patient safety, compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading patient safety experts and administered by The Leapfrog Group, a national, inde ...

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Methodist Health System is honored to be ranked #2 on DiversityInc’s list of most diverse health systems and hospitals in the country. The DiversityInc lists, issued last week and yearly since 2001, recognize companies that show commitment to diversity in areas such as hiring, retaining, and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT, and veterans. “This is a ...

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Methodist Health System is excited to announce that two leading sources for healthcare news, best practices, and analytics have listed Methodist among the nation’s best for employee engagement. Methodist placed on Becker’s Healthcare’s “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” list for the eighth consecutive year. The list highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare c ...

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Methodist Dallas, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson are all proud to announce they have received the highest rating possible by the independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Safety Score is the gold standard rating for patient safety, compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading patient safety experts and administered by The Leapfrog Grou ...

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Several months in the making, Methodist Health System is pleased to announce the plan for its eleventh hospital, which will be located in Midlothian. The new facility will be operated in conjunction with the existing Methodist Mansfield Medical Center in order to facilitate the opening with all reasonable diligence. While architectural details are still being finalized, the hos ...

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