Event at highly acclaimed healthy living community aims to fill a variety of positions for nurses, medical technicians and more

Skilled Nurse Caring for Older Adults at The Orchard

Tappahannock, Va. – Riverside Health System, Essex County’s largest employer, is hosting a job fair at The Orchard on Tuesday, March 13 from 4-6 p.m. for those looking for rewarding health care career opportunities in the Tappahannock area. Job fair attendees will be considered for hire in a variety of positions including nurses (RNs, LPNs, and CNAs), medical technicians and others.

The Orchard is a highly regarded Riverside Healthy Living Community that first opened in 2002. In 2017, The Orchard earned a pair of national honors that recognized the community as among the very best in Virginia and the nation.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a federal government agency, recognized The Orchard as a 5-Star Nursing Facility. This agency awards a maximum of five stars in its quality rating system, which takes into consideration how well a facility and its staff care for residents’ physical and clinical needs, along with health inspections and staffing. The Orchard received the honor for its short-term and long-term facilities and care.

In addition, the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living honored The Orchard’s approach to long-term care with a 2017 Silver Award, one of just six awarded to Virginia long-term care facilities and 191 facilities nationwide.

Most recently, The American College of Health Care Administrators honored The Orchard administrator Pam Doshier with the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award, based upon criteria ranging from facility census to state survey results. The award recognizes administrators who have led their organizations to a high level of quality and places The Orchard among the top 11 percent of skilled nursing facilities in the country.

Riverside Health System has developed a reputation as a vibrant career destination. More than 2,300 employees have worked for 10 years or more, making Riverside their career destination. Spirit and pride thrive in Riverside Health System which has served Southeastern Virginia since 1915.

The Orchard is located at 20 Delfae Drive, Warsaw, VA 22572. People interested in attending the job fair are encouraged to RSVP online at riversideonline.com/jobfair-nn or by emailing Morgan Roundy (morgan.roundy@rivhs.com).

For more information on working for Riverside, visit riversideonline.com/careers.

Published: February 26, 2018