Welcome to University Health Care System
By continuously responding to the needs of the community, University Health Care System has grown into one of the largest, most comprehensive health care providers in Georgia. University provides compassionate and skilled care through inpatient care at two hospitals, three extended care nursing facilities, home health and prompt care facilities, rehabilitative care programs and more.
Drop into our Main Campus lobby any Monday 9-11 a.m. and talk with a nurse recruiter. They’ll be happy to answer any questions you have and to connect you with a nursing leader. Take a personal guided tour and speak to staff in your desired specialty.
University Hospital, the 581-bed, not-for-profit cornerstone of University Health Care System, is a proud Magnet designated hospital. The ANCC Magnet Recognition Program is viewed around the world as the ultimate seal of quality and confidence. Magnet organizations are recognized for superior nursing processes and quality patient care, which lead to the highest levels of safety, quality, and patient satisfaction.
Our mission: To Improve the Health of Those We Serve and our Magnet designation are more than just words to us. Independent rating agencies have inspected us, analyzed our results, and compared us to our peers. The results are clear: when it comes to safety, quality, patient satisfaction and patient choice no other hospital in the Augusta region comes close to matching University’s level of care.
We achieve greatness through our great people – and nurses are critical to our care. We believe in investing in our nurses through:
- Continuing education
- Tuition reimbursement
- New hire fellowships
- Ongoing mentorships
- Shared Governance Council
We also believe in investing in evidenced-based modern medical practices:
- Electronic Health Record
- Barcode scanning
- Safe Patient Handling Equipment
- Care Fusion IV Pump with Guardrails
- Dissolvable Heart Stents
- daVinci Xi Robotic Surgical System for minimally invasive surgery
- Service Line leadership models
We also believe our facilities need to reflect our commitment to safety, quality, and patient satisfaction, so we are always improving:
Come be part of the area leader in Patient Safety, Quality and Satisfaction. We have generous benefits, career development opportunities, continuing education programs, and a wide diversity of nursing positions. Also, take advantage of our:
- Tuition Sign-On Bonus for New Grads
- Sign-On Bonus for experienced RN's in many specialty areas (check current listings for details)
- RN Referral Bonus for employees who refer an experienced RN
- CNL recruitment incentives