About Brookwood Baptist Health

We’re a community built on care.

Formerly Brookwood Medical Center and Baptist Health System, Brookwood Baptist Health unifies two of the largest resources for high-quality, affordable healthcare for the citizens of Central Alabama. With roots extending nearly a century, the network’s community of care is comprised of five acute care hospitals with more than 1,700 licensed beds: Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Walker Baptist Medical Center and Citizens Baptist Medical Center.

Brookwood Baptist Health also provides patients with the largest primary care network in the state, which includes approximately 60 primary and specialty care clinics; approximately 1,500 affiliated physicians; and nearly 7,300 employees. Through innovative and compassionate patient care, our collective effort will strengthen our mission to empower our communities to live happier, healthier lives.

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Taking Care of You

We customize treatments and services based on the needs of each patient, backed by a large network of resources, expertise, innovation and locations. When you come through our doors, you become part of our life and our stories. And by getting to know us, you’ll experience the compassion of doctors, nurses, therapists, and volunteers who are here because we love helping people. Your health matters to us. We’re a community built on care.

News & Announcements

Walker Baptist Medical Center Recognizes Employees of the Quarter

Apr 14, 2021

Special honor is part of hospital’s newly formed employee recognition program

JASPER, ALA. – Walker Baptist Medical Center today announced the inaugural recipients of its newly formed employee recognition program. The Employee of the Quarter Award Program recognizes the outstanding qualities and contributions of employees who go above and beyond to support the hospital’s mission and goals. Each quarter, five team members are honored for emulating the mission, along with one of the following core values:

MISSION Extend the healing ministry of Christ through holistic, people-centered healthcare
INTEGRITY Devoted to Honor God through our words and actions.
  • Honesty
  • Truthful
SERVICE Devoted to ministering to every life with respect, compassion, and dignity.
  • Compassion
  • Kindness
  • Positivity
  • Humility
  • Understanding
QUALITY Devoted to defining the highest standard of care and service in Central Alabama (this/our community).
  • Excellence
  • Character
TRANSPARENCY Devoted to being open and honest in our communications and actions with integrity at the center of all we do.
  • Honesty
  • Sincerity
INNOVATION Devoted to exploring simple solutions to existing and future challenges.

Daring to embrace challenges and address problems with cutting edge solutions.
  • Change
  • Alteration
  • Breakthrough
  • Adjust a current process
  • New way to look at something
  • A new method or idea

According to Walker Baptist Medical Center Associate Administrator, Suzanne Pugh, “Every member of our Walker Baptist family plays a pivotal role in our operation and truer words have never been spoken that the role they held over the past year when our patients and community needed us most. We are excited to launch this new program, which will allow us to recognize deserving employees each quarter and continue to highlight the high-quality, compassionate care our team provides.”

The five employees, which were selected through nomination by their peers, include:

BRANDI~2Brandi Bentley
Women’s Services Integrity

NATHAN~2Nathan Nichols
Nuclear Medicine Service

JOJIE-~2Jojie Tidwell
Health Information Quality

STACY-~2Stacy McDavid
Float Pool Transparency

SARAH-~2Sarah Long
Patient Access Innovation