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Nothing more rewarding.

Bring your passion to Rehab Nursing.

With 18 years of experience at Memorial Healthcare System, Jackie Zayas, Director of Nursing at Memorial Regional Hospital South, knows a good rehab nurse when she sees one.

“Rehab Nursing has a different philosophy when it comes to patient care,” begins Zayas. At Memorial, nurses work closely with physicians and a multidisciplinary care team, to help set little goals that lead to major milestones. However, “it’s a challenge to find nurses with the level of clinical skill to care for medically complex patients with rehabilitation needs.”

“The work also requires a positive attitude of encouragement to help patients meet their goals for improved functionality and transition back into the community,” Zayas continues. “When you see a patient who has come in debilitated actually start walking again, that’s the whole ‘wow’ of nursing. Seeing the efforts of everyone coming together is just priceless. Progress is a beautiful thing to see.”

Memorial looks for Rehab Nurses with 1-2 years of experience, but will also train Telemetry and Medical Surgical unit nurses. “We have a new nurse residency program, as well as a 12-16 week orientation in Rehab Nursing. There is a lot to learn about our unique philosophy of hands-on rehab nursing, a lot to learn about body mechanics. Critical thinking skills are a must,” stresses Zayas.

“We want nurses who are open-minded, willing to learn and get involved. Nurses who set the bar higher and have a passion to make a difference. True professionals who have a burning fire inside of them to grow as a clinician. There are always opportunities here.”

Perhaps most important is the desire to assimilate into Memorial’s culture. “We hold each other accountable, but we also forgive easily,” Zayas explains. “We celebrate small wins, collaborate with transparency, and focus on solutions. We take care of each other too. Knowing that everything we do together trickles down to the patient and their success.”

Learn more about #teamMHSflorida and how you can join us, when you search for nursing careers now.

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Growth through collaboration.

Pharmacy Careers at Memorial Healthcare System

Talk to Dorinda Segovia, Vice President of Pharmacy Services, and you will hear a story of career growth that is repeated time and time again within Memorial. It’s a story about opportunity, technology and the confidence to create the career you want.

Moving Pharmacy forward.

Segovia first moved to Memorial Healthcare System for the convenience of a shorter drive. Little did she know that this phase of her career journey would take her farther than she ever imagined.

“I had heard that Memorial was a great institution, full of potential,” she says. “It’s here that I was able to build upon an already existing state-of-the-art Pharmacy department with the full support of the hospital leadership”. “Together, we developed a post graduate pharmacy residency program, invested in the most innovative new technologies, decentralized some key clinical services, like anticoagulation and kinetics and implemented non-traditional roles for pharmacy technicians.”

“One of the things that stood out for me from the beginning, and still makes a difference today, is the level of collaboration at Memorial,” Segovia continues. “Our pharmacists are an integral part of the care team, participating in rounds, resuscitation codes and patient treatment plans. We work alongside physicians in critical care, internal medicine, oncology and transplant, and serve as a valuable resource in transitioning patients into other settings, including their home.”

Doing what we love.

Memorial hires Clinical Pharmacists, Specialists and Pharmacy Techs for both inpatient and outpatient roles in our decentralized hospital pharmacy, retail pharmacy sites, specialty and infusion pharmacy. Our automated IV and dispensing technologies ensure accurate and timely care, in alignment with our integrated health delivery system powered by Epic.

“Our advanced and integrated clinical practice model within Pharmacy offers advantages not easily found in all settings” states Segovia. “If you want to be an integral part of multi-disciplinary healthcare team, Memorial can give you that opportunity. In addition to competitive benefits, the pharmacy team members also enjoy ongoing continuing education and support for professional advancement. But, for me, what I love most of all is the place, the people, and the patient care we provide as South Florida’s go-to healthcare system.”

Learn more about #teamMHSflorida and how you can join us, when you search for pharmacy careers now.



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Stronger Against Cancer.

Memorial Cancer Institute: Supporting Patients Every Step of the Way

As one of the largest cancer centers in the state of Florida, Memorial Cancer Institute treats more than 4,300 new cancer patients every year, providing them with innovative technology and a team of more than 300 medical and support professionals who are dedicated to offering world-class cancer care.

In our Oncology Nursing Unit, our nurses work closely with one another to ensure our patients receive the best care possible. Patient statuses can change quickly in Oncology, so nurses must remain observant and ready to jump into action if the need arises. The Memorial Cancer Institute also caters to the needs of our patients and their families by providing a host of services such as massage therapy, support groups, genetic counseling and testing, survivorship plans and more.

Meanwhile, in Oncology Pharmacy, we ensure our patient’s safety by keeping our patient to pharmacist ratio at or above the national standard. This ensures our patients receive the attention they deserve, and our pharmacists’ workload remains manageable. Additionally, we’re investing in new technologies and methodologies that help keep our pharmacist and technicians safe — allowing us to meet USP 800 compliance.

At Memorial Cancer Institute we truly are committed to being Stronger Against Cancer, and supporting our patients and our employees every step of the way. Discover how working with #teamMHSflorida can elevate your career by visiting our career page now.