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Grit and Grace Exemplify Riverside Nurses

With an expansive care continuum across our Riverside Health System, more than 3,000 nurses represent nursing excellence across our hospitals, specialty hospitals and other specialty clinic locations. Our nursing team includes Nurse Practitioners, Certified Medical-Surgical Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Nurse Managers and Nurse Executives that drive optimized patient care through high-quality, reliable nursing excellence.

Riverside Health System has an established infrastructure that supports nurses across all levels of clinical care. Our Clinical Professional Practice Council represents our core specialties to drive evidence-based best practices and continuous improvement to achieve the very highest level of nursing excellence.

Nursing Excellence across Riverside Health System

Our mission at Riverside Health System is to care for others as we care for those we love - to enhance their well-being and improve their health. Caring for others takes immeasurable strength. We're proud to say our nurses have the grit it takes to get through the tough days, always with the grace and compassion every patient deserves. As the foundation of our standard of care - the Riverside Care Difference - we follow guiding principles that include:

  • Positive attitudes and empathetic demeanors, for mutual respect
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion, so every team member feels valued
  • Reward and recognition, central to the Riverside culture
  • Courteous communication with body language, tone and word choices
  • Teamwork, sharing a common vision, making Riverside great
  • Pledge of continuous improvement with the Riverside Care Difference
  • Present a professional image always, including electronic communications
  • Ensure a safe environment for patients, their family members and our teams
  • Create meaningful and memorable experiences through service excellence
  • Protect everyone's privacy and confidentiality in all situations

Join Our Team 

When joining the Riverside team of extraordinary nurses, you'll receive benefits that support you and yours - both for work and a positive work-life balance. Learn more about Riverside employee benefits, including:

  • Medical Plan Options
  • Riverside Services Discount
  • Onsite Pharmacy and Delivery
  • Dental and Vision Plans
  • Flexible Spending and Savings Accounts
  • Tobacco Cessation Program
  • Wellness & Fitness Center Discount
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Student Loan Repayment* (Eligible positions only)
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Legal Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Competitive Pay & regular Market Adjustment Reviews
  • Immediate Matching 403(b) Savings Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Riverside Credit Union
  • Riverside College of Health Careers Tuition Discounts
  • Employee Help Fund
  • BSN/MSN Annual Bonus
  • Specialty Certification Financial Assistance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for Full & Part-time Team Members
  • Discounted Child Care - in Newport News
  • Employee Assistance Program - Health Advocate
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Dollar Smart Retail Discount Program
  • Community Involvement Opportunities

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At Riverside, we support a culture of continuous improvement – through extensive opportunities to grow and thrive.

Attentive nursing students in class 

Do you have questions about working at Riverside?

If you need more information about working at Riverside, learn more about a nursing career at Riverside, our Magnet journey, professional development or living and working in Virginia. If you have additional questions, please reach out to one of our team members for answers by calling 866-929-9905.

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Nurses at Riverside have nearly unlimited opportunities to grow professionally. If you value diversity, teamwork and respect — and caring is at the heart of your nursing practice — please consider joining our team.