TAPPAHANNOCK, Va. – Riverside Tappahannock Hospital (RTH) is hosting a job fair on March 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. for people looking for rewarding health care career opportunities in the Northern Neck area. The facility, which is Essex County’s largest employer, will be looking to hire across a variety of positions including nurses (RNs, LPNs, and CNAs), medical technicians, home health physical therapists, respiratory therapists, radiology and ultrasound Technicians and more.

RTH has earned multiple accolades in recent years, including a 2017 “Best of Virginia” award from the readers of Virginia Living Magazine, underscoring the community-minded care and quality service provided by the facility. Readers voted RTH to the second place spot in the “Best Hospital” category of the Eastern region, highlighted among the award results published in Virginia Living’s May 2017 special edition.

2017 also saw RTH maintain its DNV Accreditation and four star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), while Tappahannock Home Health successfully achieved Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) accreditation.

Earlier, the hospital received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade for its commitment to safety from the Leapfrog Group, a leading national organization promoting quality and safety in health care. Nearly 1,900

Numerous enhancements were made across RTH facilities in 2017, including the renovation of 24 private medical/surgical patient rooms to support advanced technology and privacy, and the addition of 3D mammography for screening and diagnostic breast imaging to help detect breast cancers earlier. RTH handled some 1,842 patient admissions and performed 1,949 surgical procedures in 2017.

The RTH community continued to grow in 2017, adding 15 new providers in primary care and a variety of specialists. More than 140 new individual team members joined across the region, 31 of which were for newly-created positions.

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.

Riverside Tappahannock Hospital is located at 618 Hospital Road, Tappahannock, VA 22560. 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).