Nursing at Baptist Health Lexington
"Throughout our history, Baptist Health Lexington has grown both in size and reputation, due in large part to the quality of care – and the caring touch – of our nurses. Our nursing values include compassion, acceptance, respect and empathy, which are demonstrated throughout the organization with patients, other employees and our community."
Karen S. Hill, RN, DNP, NEA-BC, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer
A Nationally Recognized Hospital
Baptist Health Lexington takes great pride in offering the comprehensive care our patients in Central and Eastern Kentucky deserve - and we're honored to receive awards and national recognition for this commitment.
Baptist Health Lexington has been awarded Magnet status designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. This national award recognizes health care organizations that provide excellence in nursing services and practices.
The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses is a nationwide program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care provided by nurses. Baptist Health Lexington is proud to be a DAISY Award Hospital Partner, recognizing one of our nurses with this special honor bi-monthly.
View our latest Nursing Annual Report to learn of our progress as we reflect and look forward to our future. The years 2009 - 2011 were ones of national recognition and diverse leadership opportunities at Baptist Health Lexington.