Employment at Blue Ridge

At UNC Health Blue Ridge, our goal is to protect the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others we serve. As a condition of employment, all new hires are required to receive, and/or submit proof of receiving, various vaccinations, including influenza and COVID-19, unless approved for a medical and/or religious exemption. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however the deadline to be vaccinated is November 1, 2021.

We are a not-for-profit community healthcare system, providing advanced healthcare and wellness services from more than 35 locations across a three-county region of Western North Carolina. Our family of services includes hospitals, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, a wellness center, home health care, and a continuing care retirement community. Nearly 100 primary care physicians, physician specialists and nurse practitioners in the Blue Ridge Medical Group combine with other physicians on the Medical Staff to serve patients in the region.

UNC Health Blue Ridge is also a teaching system. Our two hospitals provide graduate medical education programs for medical school graduates and students in osteopathic medicine.

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Jon Mercer StoryIf you'd like to become a member of our care team, and can agree to work under our Standards of Behavior, Tobacco-Free Workplace and Drug-Free Workplace, then please search through our Job Openings and apply for a position.

We screen job candidates for background criminal arrests, charges, and convictions upon a conditional offer of employment and for screening internal transfers to a Long Term Care facility in addition to obtaining criminal background checks at any time during employment.


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If you have questions regarding employment, contact us or call 828-580-5614.