Why Work Here


A Caring Culture

Our employees enjoy coming to work because of the Virtua Experience. It's a culture of respect, support, continual learning and a commitment to excellence that permeates everything we do, at every level.

It starts with our senior leadership, who are dedicated to supporting employees’ professional and personal growth at every step of their careers. It culminates in a vibrant and diverse setting, where multidisciplinary teams work together, every opinion matters and everyone strives to deliver world-class care. And it gets better with each new employee.


As a member of our team, you’ll help us cultivate our culture of caring—a philosophy based on our simple yet profound mission of putting patients first. This mission, encompassing our values, vision and STAR Initiative, will guide you in everything you do. And whether your future with Virtua lies with our nursing, allied health or support staff, we’ll continually inspire you to have a positive impact on our patients by sharing our successes with every member of our team.

Another invaluable facet to our culture of caring is open communication. With Virtua, you’ll enjoy an environment that encourages the free exchange of ideas and perspectives between employees and an open-door policy with management. You’ll also be able to express your ideas for bettering our organization through Virtua town meetings and Employee Opinion Surveys. Because at Virtua, every team member has a voice.

Because our success is attributed to our employees, we have a vested interest in their career growth. We foster training and development in an environment that helps them advance their performance and careers.

STAR Initiative

At Virtua, we understand that people shine their brightest when they have clear direction and common goals. Launched in 2000, our STAR Initiative provides our employees with a tried and true blueprint for ensuring quality care and achieving patient satisfaction. It also provides a solid foundation for our culture, so our team members know exactly what’s expected of them and can set appropriate milestones throughout their development. In short, our STAR Initiative works.

Our employees are committed to the following five STAR points.

  • Best People
    Hire, develop and retain the best people.
  • Caring Culture
    Work to understand the patient's (as well as the internal customer's) needs and expectations, and develop a process to help employees recognize that the patient is everyone's customer and that every employee at Virtua exists to serve and support them.
  • Excellent Service
    Consistent behaviors and a code of conduct lead to outstanding performance that every Virtua employee can be proud of delivering.
  • Highest Clinical Quality and Safety
    Integrated support functions bring experts together in interdisciplinary work that benefits patients.
  • Resource Stewardship
    All Virtua employees understand the value of preserving and allocating resources wisely and for optimal patient benefit.

With such smart and inspired guidance, imagine the growth you’ll experience and the patients and families you’ll heal.


An essential part of the Virtua culture is a commitment to embracing all cultures. We deeply appreciate the importance of incorporating a wide variety of personal perspectives in caring for patients. It’s why we’re able to understand the unique cultural nuances of our patients and consistently meet their medical and personal needs.

We want you to bring your perspectives and experiences to our team—to enrich our culture with yours. We want you to know that your background is appreciated and valued. To that end, the Virtua Cultural Diversity Committee—comprised of 15 system leaders—supports diversity issues throughout the organization though the following initiatives:

  • The committee works with all employees to educate and build awareness about diversity. 
  • The committee works with managers to implement diversity as part of Virtua's Best People strategy. 
  • The committee is an ongoing resource for managers in understanding and appreciating the value of diversity in the Virtua workforce.

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