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Nursing at FirstHealth

FirstHealth of the Carolinas is dedicated to building and maintaining an extraordinary caring, compassionate and competent nursing team.

Opportunities abound from specialized nursing areas such as cardiac critical care at flagship Moore Regional Hospital to critical access community nursing at Montgomery Memorial Hospital. 

FirstHealth of the Carolinas offers experiences in the acute care setting, physician practices, home care, hospice, behavioral health and a number of outpatient settings.

We continually seek opportunities to employ new technologies and professional programs to retain and enhance our commitment to excellence in nursing. By providing the latest technologies relating to charting and continuing education, we provide our nurses with opportunities for professional growth. Specific programs are continually developed and improved upon targeting both the new graduate and experienced nurse.


Why FirstHealth?

FirstHealth of the Carolinas is one of the premier medical systems in the Southeast.  Comprised of four hospitals, primary and convenient care clinics, dental centers, home health, hospice & palliative care, health & fitness centers and a robust philanthropic Foundation, FirstHealth is a growing health care system and medical community.

FirstHealth is committed to offering a level of medical excellence that is recognized among the best.  We are proud of our accomplishments.  Some of them are highlighted here.

FirstHealth of the Carolinas is committed to consistently evaluating and improving the quality of care we provide. Learn more about our commitment to quality.



Benefits of Nursing at FirstHealth 

FirstHealth of the Carolinas is pleased to provide a comprehensive benefit package for our employees. Learn more information on Benefits at FirstHealth.

Classification of Employment

Full-time - A full-time employee is scheduled to work at least 72 hours per pay period.
Three-Quarter Time - An employee is scheduled to work an average of 60 hours or more per pay period.
Half-Time - An employee is scheduled to work an average of 40 hours or more per pay period​.
Casual Part-Time - A casual part-time employee is scheduled to work fewer than 40 hours per pay period.


Nursing Councils

Five councils comprised of nurses from throughout the health care system meet monthly to develop processes that encourage professional development and clinical excellence.

  • Clinical Ladder
  • Nurse Practice Council
  • Education
  • Quality
  • Research


Professional Development (RN to BSN)

FirstHealth nurses have the opportunity to earn their BSN through university programs that are offered on site at Moore Regional Hospital. We also provide continuing online educational opportunities offered through FirstHealth Corporate Education.


Continuing Competence

FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Clinical Practice Department is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education through the North Carolina Nurses Association. Our classes can help you meet your requirements for the NC Board of Nursing.


BRIDGE Program

The BRIDGE (Building Retention through Integration, Development Growth and Excellence) Program is a year-long Transition to Practice Program for new nursing graduates at Moore Regional Hospital.  New nursing graduates are enrolled in the program upon hire.

Goals of the program:

  • Bridge gaps in new graduate clinical skills
  • Connect “book knowledge” to real-life clinical challenges
  • Ensure ongoing support from leadership and peers
  • Foster relationships and social integration in the work place
  • Develop critical thinking skills and knowledge of evidence-based practices
  • Encourage ongoing professional growth and development


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