At HCA Virginia, nurses are a respected part of our team of clinical professionals dedicated to excellence in patient care. When you join our nursing team, you'll benefit from advanced training and a supportive environment that will allow you to perform at your best and grow in your career. Along with outstanding pay and benefits, you can take advantage of flexible scheduling and a choice of nursing care specialties.

Commitment to quality

You'll appreciate our patient-centered nursing philosophy and our commitment to:

  • Following professional standards of practice as articulated by the American Nurses Association
  • Creating a work environment that encourages staff involvement and critical thinking to enhance professional nursing practice
  • Partnering with patients, families and other healthcare providers to facilitate the best possible care and outcomes
  • Contributing to and integrating new knowledge into our practice through education, research and communication about nursing practice
  • Becoming involved with professional and community initiatives to promote the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities

Excellence in nursing

When you join HCA Virginia's nursing staff, you become a valued member of a network of care teams distinguished by their designation as Nursing Magnet Programs. This designation recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Developed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Magnet is the ultimate credential for high-quality nursing.

HCA Virginia career ladder for clinical nurses

Expand your professional qualifications and career options through advanced training in a hospital setting when you take advantage of internship and job shadowing opportunities at HCA Virginia.


High school and middle school students can join BeANurse@HCA and have a chance to speak with real nursing and healthcare professionals, sign up for newsletters with career advice, and investigate financial assistance options to help you reach your career goals. You will also be able to attend informative seminars and take tours in hospitals where you can talk with a preceptor about your career choice. Join today and find out how you can receive a free gift just for signing up.

The Army PaYS program for enlistees

The U.S. Army has teamed up with the U.S. business community to create the Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS), a program designed to help young people prepare for high-quality civilian careers after serving in the military. Join PaYS while enlisting in the Army to gain the skills and experience needed in healthcare today.

Medical Explorers group

The Medical Explorers group – sponsored by John Randolph Medical Center – welcomes anyone ages 14 to 20 who has completed at least eighth grade. Explorers meet monthly to participate in hands-on demonstrations and learn about careers in the medical field. Medical Explorers is part of the Learning for Life career education program created by the Boy Scouts of America. For more information, call (804) 541.7536.

Nursing education in Richmond

HCA Virginia supports several nursing education programs in the Richmond area, such as offering courses from the John Tyler Community College nursing program at Johnston-Willis Hospital. In addition, Henrico Doctors' Hospital works closely with the nursing education program at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.

We rely on you, our professional nurses, to set goals and strive to achieve advanced knowledge and practice. We're here to support you with programs such as clinical ladder, clinical internships, tuition reimbursement and flexible scheduling. When you're ready for leadership positions, we sponsor a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) development program with formal training and work experience in corporate and hospital settings.

Physicians - Practice with us

Join our distinguished team of healthcare professionals at HCA Virginia.