a great place for nurses to work
At Carolinas Healthcare System Blue Ridge our nurses are making a difference. Every day, nurses in our system step forward to lead the way in delivering care that is patient-centered, innovative and safe.
More than 450 Registered Nurses work full-time, part-time, and prn throughout our organization, and each brings a unique perspective to the profession.
Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge is on a journey to Magnet status, a move that will make our system a destination for nursing practice. As part of this journey, we have implemented Shared Governance with shared decision-making.
Nursing has led the organization in developing Patient and Family-Centered Care. Relationship-Based Care (RBC) education is now incorporated into orientation and ongoing development for all RNs. RBC is based on the premise that:
- Patients and families are at the center of our care.
- Excellent RN self-care behaviors are necessary to provide the empathy our patients need for healing.
- Healthy professional relationships with our colleagues are necessary for a healing