New Employee Orientation is a two day orientation to Sentara RMH. You will learn about our mission, our benefits, and your responsibilities as an employee, among many other topics.

New Employee Orientation is required by Det Norske (DNV) Healthcare. DNV Healthcare is the leading accreditor of US hospitals integrating ISO 9001 quality compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation.

What do I wear?

Business casual attire (uniforms are not necessary). Jeans and flip-flops are not appropriate.

When do I arrive?

Orientation begins promptly at 8 a.m.; please arrive by 7:45 a.m. There will be a 45 minute lunch break, where you will be able to get lunch on your own. Orientation should end around 4 p.m. both days.

Where do I park?

During Hospital Orientation, please park in Lot “A”, which is the Main Patient/Visitor Lot. Please park towards the back of Lot “A”. We have a parking program that will be explained during Hospital Orientation.

What do I bring?

To sign up for a parking permit you will need to know the automobile license plate number, manufacturer, and model/year of your car.

If you have questions regarding the pre-employment process or special needs regarding orientation, please call Human Resources at 540-689-6200.

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