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Healthcare professionals in North Carolina’s High Country have discovered a well-kept secret: The Blue Ridge Mountains offer an idyllic place to live, work, and play. Big-city cultural attractions and small-town warmth merge in Boone, North Carolina and its neighboring communities.

Upholding the values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System is a family of two hospitals, an extended care center, and a multi-specialty physician practice.

We take pride in our education partnership with Appalachian State University, its state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and the nearly 1500 healthcare professionals who have chosen to work in the High Country. You could be one of them. Learn more about the High Country region.

We are continually seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Behavioral Health Technicians

Certified Nursing Assistants

Food Service Workers

Medical Office Assistants

Registered Nurses

If you’d like to know more, email your resume to

Contact Us

Kenietha Presnell: 
Call: (828) 262-4116
Text: (828) 600-4734

Kathryn Giles:
Call: (828) 386-2122
Text: (828) 600-4772

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Our Office

337 Deerfield Road
Boone, NC 28607

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I am so honored to work with such an amazing group of Care Givers.   You know you are home when you get up each day knowing I get to go to work rather than saying, “I have to go to work.”

Kelly B.

Practice Manager, Appalachian Regional Medical Associates

Throughout my career here at ARHS I have had the privilege to work with staff from the Environmental Services department from each of our main campuses.  Although the faces and personalities are different, the common thread within the walls of each facility is the desire to make each patient or resident’s life BETTER!

Greg M.

Environmental Services Director, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

ARHS is a story of great employees and staff, healing , caring and kind hearts all the year round.

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Admissions Representative, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System