Caring is at the heart of what we do at Riverside. It's embedded in our mission of caring for others as we would care for those we love. Caring is also central to the Riverside Care Difference, our commitment to deliver safety, healing, kindness and respect to each customer.
That mission of caring is the reason we selected Dr. Jean Watson's Theory of Human Caring as the foundation for Riverside nursing. This philosophy calls on us to connect with each patient from a framework of deep respect that honors each person's dignity and inner harmony. We believe this approach enriches our nursing team as much as it does our patients.
If caring is at the heart of your nursing practice, please consider joining our team.
A winning team
- Congratulations to Donna Duerson, who was recognized as a March of Dimes Nurse of the Year for Infection Prevention and Occupational Health. Read about Donna and the other four finalists.
- Congratulations to Ethlyn Gibson, who was recognized for Leadership
Excellence in Patient Experience by the Virginia Nurses Foundation. Read
about Ethlyn and the other 13 Riverside VNF award finalists.
Hear from our own nurses
Find out what make being a Riverside Nurse so special.
Read the stories.
Leadership that gives every nurse a voice
We believe that every nurse should help shape our practice through participation in shared governance. We also have a proud history of community involvement spanning 100 years, so your contribution at Riverside enriches your community. There has never been a better time to become a Riverside Nurse!
- Learn more about our Riverside nursing leadership and governance
- Find leadership opportunities
- Meet our Chief Nursing Officer
We encourage lifelong learning and advanced education in nursing. One focus is on increasing the number of bachelor's prepared nurses. Full and part-time team members are eligible for educational assistance from day 1 at Riverside.
Our Riverside nursing team
Our nursing team includes Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nurse Aides and Nurse Aides. In addition, Riverside nursing has a strong linkage to patient care extenders including interdisciplinary aides, assistants, technicians and technologists.
Certified Nurse Assistants are valued members of Riverside nursing.
Find opportunities or learn about becoming a CNA.
Range of care and support services, settings
Our care continuum includes
specialty care and services,
Lifelong Health (skilled and long-term care nursing facilities, assisted living, independent living and adult day services),
Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly and education and research. Riverside offers a range of opportunities to go with your ideal lifestyle ... from the scenic Eastern Shore, to the rural beauty of the Middle Peninsula, to historic Williamsburg, to sophisticated city settings.