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A Northwell Health medical staff member prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus (COVID-19) at the Northwell Health pop-up coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination site at the Albanian Islamic Cultural Center in Staten Island on April 08, 2021 in New York City. NYC continues to have a 6.55 percent coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on a seven-day rolling average as the city continues to ramp up vaccinations. The city last week set a record of 524,520 coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations.

Aiken Regional Medical Centers needs workers for its new freestanding emergency room scheduled to open this summer on Austin Graybill Road in North Augusta.

A hiring event will be held this Thursday, June 23, from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express at 138 Stephens Farm Lane in North Augusta.

Some of the available positions include Clinical Pharmacist, Registered Nurses, CT/X-Ray Technologists, Medical Technologists and Patient Access Representatives.  Interested candidates should bring a CV (curriculum vitae) or resume.  During the hiring event, candidates may participate in on-site interviews and may also receive an offer on-the-spot.

Sign-on bonuses will be available for select positions.

When fully opened this summer, ER at Sweetwater will be a full-service emergency department that will expand access to emergency are in North Augusta and surrounding communities.

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