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Are you looking for a small community where taking care of family and neighbors still matters? Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley is Augusta Health. As one of the few independently owned health care systems in the state, our staff, Board of Directors, and physicians live and work in the community and make health care decisions based on community needs.

At Augusta Health, nursing has vast opportunities for advancement in your career through tuition reimbursement, clinical ladder and the RN residency program for new RN graduates. We also offer a variety of practice settings such as, oncology, obstetrics, medical, surgical, wound care, cardiovascular, emergency, clinics, case management, home care, hospice, behavioral health and nurse leadership, to name a few. We practice shared governance and work in tandem from the bedside nurse to the Chief Nursing Officer to provide contemporary evidenced base care to our patients.

Our service promise to our patients, families and community is "Together we build trust and peace of mind for our community by creating personalized, compassionate care, close to home, never alone."

Meet our nursing leadership team

Our nursing leadership team
​​​​Left to right: Denise, Director of Clinical Excellence; Gena, Director of Inpatient Surgical and Joint Center; Roxanne, Director of Women's Health and Pediatrics; Kemper, Director of Skilled Nursing, Inpatient Rehab, and Crossroads; Vickie, Assistant Chief Nursing Officer; Brooke, Director of Surgical Services; Mandy, Director of 3 East, PCU and Float Pool; Hunter, Administrative Director of Critical Care; Not pictured: Cyndi, Director of Clinical Informatics

Mission, Vision, and Philosophy

Nursing logoMission

Caring for the community with compassion, skill, and knowledge.


Ensuring a legacy of advancing the art and science of nursing through evidenced based practice and collaborative care.


Nursing at Augusta Health is fluid, dynamic and able to accept the changes the future of healthcare may bring. Nursing is charged with responsibility and challenge. Responsibility to grow, to become skilled at our profession, and the challenge to do so with grace, poise and professionalism. Nursing at Augusta Health stems from our Nursing Practice Model built from the foundation of patient centered care and the nursing values of Compassion, Teamwork, Knowledge, and Excellence. The incorporation of cultural and ethnic diversity along the illness-wellness continuum and provision of competent evidence-based care is the very core and essence of nursing at Augusta Health.

Patients exist as individuals, families, groups and communities. Each person is unique and possesses inherent dignity, worth and rights. Throughout the life span, people have potential for growth and development. Nursing supports the relationship between our patients and their environment and strives to optimize care to ensure our patients proceed to their next level in the best possible physical, emotional and spiritual condition. It is our duty and our privilege at Augusta Health to provide safe passage.

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