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Anderson Regional Health System is proud to employ a robust nursing staff of over 1200 nurses who work across the system in a wide array of capacities. As the most comprehensive health system in East Mississippi and West Alabama, Anderson is the established leader in offering premier medical services across two hospitals, a cancer center, and a network of primary and specialty clinics.

ARHS is proud to be accredited by The Joint Commission and strives to be recognized nationally for outstanding care. Currently, Anderson is a US News and World Report High Performing Hospital for heart care and lung care, as well as the recipient of the American College of Cardiology's Platinum Performance Achievement Award for heart attack care.

2022 PPAA - Chest Pain - MI Registry
U.S. News 2022-2023 - COPD
U.S. News 2022-2023 - Heart Failure

About Us

Our Mission: To continue our heritage of healing and improving life for the people we serve.

Our Vision: To be the healthcare provider of choice.

Our Values: Respect, Trust, Dignity & Responsiveness

Nursing Theory

We follow Sister Simone Roach’s 7 C’s of Caring:

  • Compassion
  • Confidence
  • Commitment
  • Creativity
  • Competence
  • Conscience
  • Comportment

Nurse Recognition

Anderson Regional Health System is proud to recognize nurses who go beyond the call of duty by presenting the DAISY award each month. DAISY nurses are nominated by patients, family members and coworkers, and they exemplify the following characteristics:

  • Established a special connection with a patient/family
  • Has significantly made a difference in the life of a patient
  • Shows empathy in all situations
  • Is an outstanding role model for the nursing profession
  • Generates enthusiasm and energy towards meeting the challenges of nursing
  • Consistently exhibits excellent interpersonal skills
  • Exemplifies the essence of professional nursing in all activities

    Each month’s winner receives a DAISY Award recipient pin, a Healer’s Touch hand carved statue and an award certificate. In addition, we recognize the DAISY Nurse of the Year, DAISY Nurse Leader of the Year, and DAISY Nursing Team of the year.

    McKenzie Crosby, RN
    2022 DAISY Nurse of the Year

    Amanda Pearson, RN
    2022 DAISY Nurse Leader of the Year

    2022 DAISY Nursing Team of the Year

    Training, Advancement and Benefits

    Anderson Regional Health System places great importance on training and continuing education, opportunities to advance your career, and providing a strong benefits package.


    Students enrolled in an Associate Degree Nursing Program throughout our surrounding area have the option to apply for our Student Nurse Internship Program. Students are eligible after completing one semester of school and can participate in the program until graduation. This gives students the opportunity to work alongside a Registered Nurse to obtain hands-on experience and critical thinking skills.


    In partnership with the Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA), students enrolled in an Associate Degree Nursing Program have the opportunity to participate in the Student Nurse Externship Program. After completing two semesters of school, students can participate in this summer program. Student Nurses can work the same schedule as their preceptor to obtain an in-depth learning experience of bedside patient care.

    Residency Program for New-Graduate Nurses

    New-Graduate Registered Nurses now have the opportunity for formal training when transitioning from the classroom to bedside nursing. This comprehensive 12-month program provides new nurses the opportunity to view different specialties of nursing when deciding what area is best for them. Nurses receive a full year of training before establishing care for patients. Learn from experienced nurses as well as attend seminars by Legal, Accreditation, Respiratory, Pharmacy, and more. To apply, visit Nurse Resident Application.

    Clinical Ladder

    We recognize and reward Registered Nurses who exemplify nursing leadership in the workplace and the community. The program focuses on growth through professional development, service delivery, clinical expertise, and research and evidence-based practice.

    Tuition Reimbursement

    Anderson provides educational reimbursement plans to assist nurses in advancing their degrees and growing professional within the workplace.

    Benefits Package
    1. Medical Insurance
    2. Dental Insurance
    3. Vision Insurance
    4. Life Insurance
    5. Cancer Insurance
    6. Short and Long-Term Disability
    7. Paid Time Off/ Sick Time/ Other Personal Time
    8. Pharmacy/ Cafeteria Discounts
    9. Fitness Center Discounts
    10. 401 (a) Retirement Savings Plan

    Specialty Areas for Employment

    Acute-Care Services
    • Medical-Surgical Units
    • Telemetry Units
    • Observation Unit
    Post-Acute Services
    • Swing Bed Unit
    • Rehab Unit
    • Geriatric-Psychiatric Unit
    Women’s Services
    • Obstetrics/ Pediatrics
    • Labor & Delivery
    • Level 3 Nursery/NICU
    Critical Care Services
    • Level 3 Trauma Emergency Department
    • Intensive Care/ Cardiac Care/ Cardiovascular Recovery Unit
    Peri-Operative Services
    • Same Day Surgery
    • Operating Room
    • Recovery Room
    • Interventional Radiology
    • Cardiac Cath Lab
    • GI Lab
    Other Services
    • Pain Management
    • Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Oxygen Center
    • Infection Control
    • Sleep Lab
    • Cardiopulmonary Rehab
    • Clinics

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    Nurse Recruiter

    For more information about joining the Anderson team, please contact:

    Bonnie Parker, Nurse Recruiter