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Nursing Recruitment Effort Underway at Kent


Care New England and Kent Hospital have announced the launch of an exciting new recruitment effort aimed at attracting qualified nurses to an array of nursing positions throughout Kent Hospital.  

As the state’s second largest hospital, Kent aims to hire experienced nurses in the following areas: critical care, emergency and surgical services, float pool, medical surgical, mother/baby, nurse educators, nurse directors, assistant nurse managers, and an associate chief nursing officer.

Beginning Tuesday, March 12, Kent will host walk-in interview days every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Doctors’ Auditorium B. There will be an opportunity to meet with recruiters, participate in on-the-spot interviews, and learn much more about the nursing positions at Kent.

Judith Thorpe, MSN, RN, chief nursing officer for Kent Hospital said, “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 experienced nurses, we look forward to meeting and hiring an exceptional array of talented nurse professionals.”

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

For additional information on current job openings, please visit

Walk-in Interviews:
Every Tuesday, beginning March 12
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Kent Hospital
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI
Doctors’ Auditorium B

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.