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Release Date: 11/04/2019

Kent Hospital is launching another recruitment effort aimed at attracting qualified nurses and nursing assistants throughout the hospital.

As the state’s second largest hospital, Kent aims to hire nurses and nursing assistants in the following areas: medical surgical units, care management, and emergency and surgical services (OR and PACU RNs).

On Tuesday, November 12, Kent will host an “open house” in Doctors’ Auditorium A from 4 to 7 p.m. There will be an opportunity to meet with recruiters, as well as nurse directors, have an on-the-spot interview, and learn much more about the nursing positions at Kent.

“Our nurses are on the front line of the care we provide to patients and families. Kent Hospital is an exciting place to work and is constantly focused on high quality patient care and nursing excellence. As we look to grow our community of dedicated nurses, we look forward to meeting and hiring an exceptional array of talented nurse professionals,” said Judith Thorpe, MSN, RN, chief nursing officer at Kent Hospital.

Kent welcomes knowledgeable registered nurses and nursing assistants with a desire to grow their career and join a community focused on clinical excellence, quality and safety, professional development and education, and collaboration and teamwork.

For additional information on current job openings, please visit

Open House:
Tuesday, November 12
4 to 7 p.m.
Kent Hospital
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI

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About Kent Hospital

Kent Hospital, a Care New England Hospital, is a 359-bed, acute care hospital. It is Rhode Island’s second largest hospital, serving approximately 300,000 residents of central Rhode Island.

A teaching affiliate of The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kent offers programs in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and an Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowship. Kent’s redesigned Emergency Department (ED) sees approximately 70,000 patients a year and ranks Kent’s ED volume among the top 10-percent nationally. It was the first hospital in the state to eliminate the practice of ambulance diversion.

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