Careers at CHKD
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, located in the heart of Hampton Roads, Virginia, is the region's only health system dedicated exclusively to children. Behind every service is a family of talented employees dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for children.
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Our commitment to health and well being
CHKD Health System is committed to the health and well being of our patients, our families, our visitors and our staff. Nicotine use is a proven health and safety hazard and is inconsistent with our healthcare mission. The use of nicotine products and exposure to secondhand smoke has serious adverse effects. As such, all CHKDHS locations are tobacco free, inside and out.
In keeping with our healthcare mission and as a health care leader, we must lead by example in maintaining a healthy and safe environment for all. As of October 1, 2012, offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check, drug screening, nicotine test and employment background review.
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Autonomy, teamwork, rapport with physicians, diversity, unpredictability, and an occasional adrenaline rush. That’s what you will find when you join CHKD's team of PICU Nurses. Our expert approach to patient care starts with the special training every team member receives to understand and meet the unique needs of critically ill or injured children. With our “unit-dedicated,” multidisciplinary team and our recently renovated unit, you will find this is the place to be for a rewarding and satisfying career.
If you are a critically thinking, multi-tasking, organized nurse who wishes to make a difference in the life of Hampton Roads’ children, please consider applying for our positions. Our staff members work 12-hour shifts, and just every third weekend. We provide comprehensive compensation and benefits. Certain hiring incentives available for qualified candidates.
For information about joining our PICU team, contact CHKD’s nurse recruiter at 757-668-8894 or email Janice.Poole@chkd.org. You may also apply online now.
CHKD's team of nurses is an integral part of our approach to providing comprehensive, specialized pediatric care.
The Respiratory Care Department is a centralized department where almost all staff members are registered respiratory therapists (RRT) or are registry-eligible.
The Therapy Services Department provides a wide range of opportunity for physical, occupational and speech language pathologists.