Rutherford Regional Health Systems is seeking a Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner! RRHS has a 14 bed adult inpatient unit in the hospitals main campus. We are seeking an NP with previous Psychiatry experience that is comfortable working inpatient only with direct supervision by our employed Physician. Hospital employed with shared call. We offer a competitive package in a great location where people love to live. Rutherfordton is located about 10 minutes from Lake Lure and about 1 hour south of Asheville. Located just 16 miles east of Lake Lure, Rutherfordton in Rutherford County is a literal gold mine of interesting history. Beautiful historic antebellum homes line Main Street near downtown, along with shops, restaurants and one of the best children's museums in the state.
Whether for work or play, Rutherford County – halfway between Charlotte and Asheville, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains – offers a charming and scenic environment for all.
Founded in 1905, Rutherford Regional Health System is a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare and serves Rutherford County and the surrounding region. It provides a full array of inpatient and outpatient services at its 143-bed acute care facility and a number of physician practices. It is a four-time recipient of the Thompson Reuters Top 100 Performance Improvement Leader designation and has been recognized as one of America's Top 100 Community Hospitals by Becker's Hospital Review.
Established in 1787, Rutherfordton is the seat of Rutherford County and one of the oldest towns in western North Carolina. This Revolutionary War-era town has managed to keep its old-time charm while keeping step with the 21st century, from the cluster of antebellum homes in the historic district at the north end of town to the fiber optic hub on the south end. The town’s ridgetop elevations offer stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and its location in the Isothermal Belt offers mild weather and outstanding beauty in four distinct seasons. Nearby Lake Lure and Chimney Rock are two of the most visited tourist destinations in North Carolina, and the county is located less than five hours from the Atlantic Ocean.
Rutherford County features a number of hiking, walking and cycling trails, as well as several scenic golf courses. The area boasts a number of bed and breakfast establishments and draws visitors from across the region for numerous outdoor festivals and cycling.