Memorial To Host Clinical Career Fair March 20

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Memorial Hospital and Memorial Hospital Hixson are inviting clinical professionals to attend a recruitment open house on Thursday, March 20, from 6–7:30 p.m. in the Community Rooms at Memorial Hospital.

Memorial’s managers and recruiters will be available to meet with registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, medical assistant/x-ray technicians, radiologic technology professionals, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, phlebotomists, laboratory professionals, emergency medical techs, paramedics, surgical techs, sterile processing techs, patient financial counselors, nursing students and more to discuss career opportunities.


Those who are interested are encouraged to RSVP by Tuesday, to Lee Carder, RN, Clinical Recruiter at 423 495-2769 or Lee_Carder@memorial.org.

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