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Life in Fredericksburg

Our premier hospital system continues to open doors of healthcare job opportunities for nurses, allied health professionals, physicians and support staff. Our dynamic work environments are designed to inspire and uplift both patients and associates. Park-like settings provide the backdrop for state-of-the-art facilities and our rich history and heritage is paired with the latest technology and medical advancements.

MWH CampusOur beautiful main campus, housing Mary Washington Hospital, is the cornerstone of Mary Washington Healthcare, which includes freestanding facilities throughout the area. In the booming technology corridor of Northern Virginia, Stafford Hospital’s 72-acre complex is designed to use the most advanced technology and exemplifies modern medicine at its best. Emergency and Outpatient Services at Lee’s Hill is just 5.3 miles from our main campus at Mary Washington Hospital and allows you to practice in a dynamic environment modeled after our award-winning ED.

As one of Virginia’s fastest growing healthcare systems and the region’s premier healthcare provider, MWHC provides a culture of growth, support and respect in a great environment equipped with everything you need to excel. Plus, our locations offer all the benefits of a big city healthcare system, without the commute.

An added benefit to working at MWHC is living here. Our close proximity to Washington, DC and Richmond offers easy access to these cities, without the commute, congestion or cost of living. Whether in Fredericksburg or Stafford, the beauty of the state and all that comes with it, shines through.

Outdoor recreation is right out your front door. Skiing, hiking, the beach, and sightseeing are all within easy driving distance. Plus, an excellent public school system, a great selection of private schools and options for higher education are an added bonus. Our family-friendly community means low crime and lots of great activities. Housing options are plentiful with something for every taste and budget.

A number of art, music and theater events are part of the culture in Fredericksburg. The Arts and Cultural District downtown offers galleries and pop-up art shows, as well as events coordinated with local organizations such as the Fredericksburg Area Museum, the Arts and Cultural Council of the Rappahannock, the Fredericksburg Festival for the Performing Arts and the Greater Fredericksburg Tourism Partnership. There are events for all ages and interests!

The greater Fredericksburg area is diverse, in race and nationality, primarily due to the proximity to our nation’s capital, Washington DC, just 50 miles away. The international scope of the careers centered around American industry and government draws people from all over the globe. We welcome all kinds of people to our community, and we care for them as well.

When asked about their health priorities, people in our coverage area reported the following:

  • Access to Health Services and Preventative Care
  • Behavioral Health and Behavioral Disorders
  • Exercise, Nutrition and Weight

These concerns are common but challenging to address and as a medical resident you may be able to work with your team on population health measures, community outreach and events to assist these concerns.

Besides caring for people visiting our clinics, practices and hospital facilities, an integral part of Mary Washington Healthcare’s mission and is community programs, services, and partnerships, Mary Washington Healthcare is effectively addressing the health needs of its communities, including the most vulnerable among us. View our Community Health Information Resource page.

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