COVID-19 by the numbers for Sept. 21

We’re caring for 150 inpatients with COVID-19, and those patients make up 35 percent of our total patient population. [Read more…]

Mark Dickson, VP of Mission, recognized by Pope Francis for extraordinary service

For 18 years, Mark Dickson, vice president of mission for Roper St. Francis Healthcare, has forged relationships with area churches, worked to keep teammates engaged and strengthened the healthcare system’s culture of spirituality. [Read more…]

RSFH lives up to its promise of hiring more nurses to serve patients

Roper St. Francis Healthcare continues to recruit and hire nurses to serve patients during this third wave of the pandemic. The following is brief update on the number of nurses hired.

  • A month ago around the start of this surge, RSFH set out to hire 88 rapid hires, including 34 at RSF Mount Pleasant Hospital, 34 at Roper Hospital, 14 at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital and six at RSF Berkeley Hospital. So far, we have filled 92 percent of those positions for a total of 81.
  • RSFH has hired a total of 166 nurses and respiratory therapists since Aug. 23.
  • Today, 23 nurses and respiratory therapists start work. Additional will arrive by Thursday.

 

Flood advisories, rainy weather forecast for Lowcountry

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the Lowcountry through Tuesday morning. [Read more…]

Soothe your soul with pups, kittens at RSF Berkeley Hospital

COVID-19 by the numbers for Sept. 20

We’re seeing encouraging decreases in our number of COVID-19 inpatients as well as the percentage of those testing positive.

We’re caring for 148 inpatients with COVID-19, and those patients make up 35 percent of our total patient population. [Read more…]

RSF Foundation Physician Spotlight: Dr. Hayley Carter

The Roper St. Francis Foundation would like to thank all of the generous physicians who are members of the Roper Xavier Society. Each month, the Foundation will feature a physician who is a Rx member so you can learn more about why they choose to give and how they are involved with the Foundation. 

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Palmetto Gold recipients honored

The Palmetto Gold Steering Committee is recognizing its most recent recipients with a video, ‘Celebrating Local Heroes: NURSES.’ [Read more…]

COVID-19 by the numbers for Sept. 17

We’re caring for 159 inpatients with COVID-19, and those patients make up 37 percent of our total patient population. [Read more…]

RSFH recognized as a Top 30 best place to work

We already knew Roper St. Francis Healthcare was one of the top 150 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.

Now we know RSFH is in the Top 30! [Read more…]