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Now Hiring | Diagnostic Technologists

Posted September 25, 2023

South Central Regional Medical Center is now hiring Diagnostic Technologists for SCRMC Radiology and South Central Clinics Outpatient Radiology. SCRMC Radiology: Openings for Full Time Nights and PRN South Central Clinics: Opening for Full Time Day Shift, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. To view the job postings, visit and search “Diagnostic […]

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September 25 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | Hospice

Hospice care is a special kind of care that focuses on the quality of life for people and their caregivers who are experiencing life-limiting illnesses. At SCRMC our goal in hospice treatment is to provide compassionate, hospitable care to all patients in their home environment at the final stages of life. On this week’s HealthBreak, […]

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September 18 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | Osteoporosis

Over 77% of American women with osteoporosis are undiagnosed and therefore untreated. Most people do not know they have osteoporosis until they break a bone, such as their hip, wrist, or spine. The sooner a healthcare provider diagnoses osteoporosis, the less likely you are to experience bone fractures. Watch this week’s HealthBreak to hear from […]

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September 11 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | Thyroid Disease

Did you know that thyroid disorders can affect heart rate, mood, energy level, metabolism, bone health, pregnancy and many other functions. Problems with the thyroid include a variety of disorders that can result in the gland producing too little thyroid hormone or too much. Watch this week’s HealthBreak to hear from Dr. Monika Thoppil at […]

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September 04 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | Employment Campaign – LTC

Melissa Davis, RN, has been a member of the South Central Regional Medical Center family for five years. Melissa, who is a Wayne County native, works a Director of Nursing at ComfortCare Nursing Center. She began her career in long-term care 23 years ago. In long-term care, employees meet the needs of residents. Melissa states, […]

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August 28 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | Therapy Careers

Speech Language Pathology offers people rehabilitation and treatment for communication, cognition, voice and swallowing difficulties across the age span from infancy, A newborn to geriatric to the end in stages of life that we can work with patients to try to get them back to their daily activities of living as well as communicating effectively […]

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August 21 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | Skilled Nursing Facility at CCNC

ComfortCare Nursing Center in Laurel is pleased to announce the expansion of services by now offering skilled nursing care. A skilled nursing facility is like a step-down unit from the hospital from acute care services to post-acute services. The team at ComfortCare Nursing Center will offer services that individuals may not be able to receive […]

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August 14 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | Nursing Opportunities

Lauren Thompson, RN, has been a member of the South Central Regional Medical Center family for four years. Lauren, who is a Jones County native, works on the Telemetry floor at SCRMC. As a telemetry nurse, Lauren provides treatment to patients experiencing chest pain, post cardiac arrest, heart failure, and other health issues. “I absolutely […]

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August 09 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | ComfortCare Home Health

As a person ages, their health decreases and requires more personalized care that cannot always be provided by loved ones. It is often assumed that when someone needs more help than friends and family can provide, that treatment is limited. However, home health services can provide a continuum of care to a person in their […]

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August 07 2023

Therapy for Head & Neck Cancer

When patients receive radiation treatment for a cancer diagnosis they will often have swallowing difficulties. At South Central Rehabilitation Services, our Speech Therapy division provides a treatment plan to keep muscles moving and provide quality of life as much as possible. Janna Tyler, MS, CCC-SLP, discusses services and options available locally at South Central Rehabilitation […]

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July 31 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | Seth Powell, RN

Seth Powell, RN, has been a member of the South Central Regional Medical Center family for four years. Seth, who is a Smith County native, works on the Telemetry floor at SCRMC. Nursing is a field that allows a person to invest not only in themselves, but in the lives of others. “A person can […]

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