New Grad RNs - Apply Here in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/19/2018

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger. 
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.
  • Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve. 
  • Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers. 
  • And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.  
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit
Duke Heart Network Partner
The Frye Heart Center is partnered with the Duke Heart Network and is the only Duke Heart affiliate in Western North Carolina.  Frye is the region’s only comprehensive heart center performing more than 6750 heart procedures each year including open heart surgery.  Frye is a Chest Pain Center with accredited PCI, offering 24/7 interventional cardiology with an experienced network of physician specialists and cardiovascular providers.  As a nursing professional there are various areas of opportunity to bring your expertise and join our nursing team.
Application materials need to include:
  • Cover letter
  • Résumé listing education, clinical experiences as well as current and previous employment
  • Official nursing program transcript
  • Two (2) faculty references (at least one clinical) on provided forms in sealed/signed envelopes. (download a reference form)
  • Please mail reference letters to:
Frye Regional Medical Center
Attn: HR - Nurse Recruitment
420 North Center Street
Hickory North Carolina
New Grad RNs:
Frye Regional Medical Center is offering a specialized orientation process for new graduate RNs. The program is designed to ease new graduates into a hospital setting.
  • Instructor led courses which are based on the latest evidence based practice
  • Personalized clinical training from experienced preceptors
  • Debriefing sessions where participants exchange experiences obtained at the bedside
  • Personal support and professional guidance provided by an assigned mentor
  • A liaison (Clinical Nurse Educator) who will navigate the RN Resident through on-boarding and transition phases
  • Weekly 1 on 1 check-ins with Nurse Manager
Other Information
Applicants who are selected will begin work after they receive their RN License. The application process is highly competitive and recruiters will contact the most qualified candidates, so be sure to include any relevant coursework or training in a concise, professional résumé and cover letter.
We are hiring new grad RNs to nearly every department including: Medical/Surgical, Ortho-Spine, Telemetry, Emergency Department, Oncology, Operating Room, Intermediate Cardiac Step Down, Neuro-Progressive Care Unit and several other departments.
RNs will be hired to specific departments into PRN positions or Full-Time positions if one is available. In 2016, all new grad RNs were moved to a benefits-eligible position within 6 months of hire.
At this time, we do not plan to hire any new grad RNs to Labor and Delivery, Nursery, or the ICUs. However if that is an area that you are interested in should you be choosen we can discuss the career path to get you there.

Job Requirements

Requirements, Certifications & Licensures
  • Current North Carolina RN License (by July 2018)
  • BLS preferred
Minimum Experience
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing (by May 2018).

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran