Baptist to bring 250 jobs to downtown Jackson

Baptist Memorial Health Care will move 250 jobs to downtown Jackson, the hospital announced Thursday.

Sixty of those jobs will be new and all of them will comprise the hospital system’s business operations center. Baptist will lease four floors, 41,000 square feet, of the Regions Plaza building at 210 E. Capitol St.

“This new office will centralize the business office operations of nine of our 10 Mississippi hospitals,” Chris Anderson, vice president of Mississippi operations for the system, said in a release. Mississippi Baptist Health Systems merged with Memphis-based Baptist Memorial Health Care on May 1.

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