Find a Physician
Career Center
Foundation
Valley General Hospital
Services
Classes & Events
In the News
About Us
How You Can Help
For Patients and Visitors
Map & Directions
Home
Next Public Meeting
Board Meeting
October 30, 2014
5:30 p.m. in the
Cafe Corner at VGH
Valley General Hospital
14701 - 179th AVE SE
Monroe, WA 98272
360-794-7497

Current Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at Valley General Hospital. We hire exceptional individuals who are committed to providing and enabling quality health care; who share our belief in our mission. To see a current list of positions available at Valley General, please follow the links below.

Updated: October 10, 2014

Management I Nursing I Other

Equal Opportunity Employer

Valley General Hospital supports and has a commitment to the principles of equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. VGH will not unlawfully discriminate against any person on the basis of age, citizenship, color, creed, disability, ethnicity/national origin, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, race, religion, retaliation, sex/gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, benefits, compensation and training.

Management

#14-71 Manager – Laboratory (1.0 FTE) Salaried position
Ensures that quality diagnostic laboratory services are delivered to all patients in accordance with the philosophy, policies, procedures, and program plans of the hospital. Assists with the development of standards, orientation and continuing education. Evaluates staff performance in accordance with organizational policies. Participates in Quality Improvement and Quality Control. Maintains department administration including scheduling and maintenance of supplies and equipment. Baccalaureate degree in medical technology or sciences. Must meet requirements for registration as Medical Technologist by American College of Pathologists (ASCP) Prefer prior management experience. Reports to the Chief Clinical Officer. Posted 07/03/14

How to Apply

Nursing

#13-97 Staff RN – Critical Care Unit (CCU) (Per Diem) On call coverage as needed
Assesses plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates individualized, professional patient care to pediatric through geriatric patients. Provides nursing care as directed by medical staff and in accordance with the objectives, and the state Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and critical thinking ability required to function on the unit and to respond to rapidly changing patient needs. Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient's age specific needs and provide age specific appropriate treatment and care. Participates in unit and hospital Performance Improvement activities. Requires WA RN license, BLS, ACLS (and PALS within 6 months of hire). Previous critical care nursing experience preferred. Posted 09/06/13

#14-62 Staff LPN – Recovery Center (0.7 FTE) Nights
Provides nursing care, as directed by medical staff, for patients who are receiving Chemical Dependency treatment on the detox and residential unit. Participates in patient teaching and discharge planning. Demonstrates knowledge and skills required to respond to rapidly changing patient needs. Participates in unit and hospital Performance Improvement activities. Knowledge and ability to apply current theories, techniques and practices of nursing within psychiatric specialty. Requires WA LPN license and current BLS card. Previous experience with chemical dependency and detox preferred. Posted 06/27/14; Reposted 10/03/14

#14-63 Staff RN – Recovery Center (0.7 FTE) Evenings
Provides nursing care, as directed by medical staff, for patients who are receiving Chemical Dependency treatment on the detox and residential unit. Participates in patient teaching and discharge planning. Demonstrates knowledge and skills required to respond to rapidly changing patient needs. Participates in unit and hospital Performance Improvement activities. Knowledge and ability to apply current theories, techniques and practices of nursing within psychiatric specialty. Requires WA RN license and current BLS card. Previous experience with chemical dependency and detox preferred. Posted 06/27/14; Reposted 10/03/14

#14-64 Staff RN – Recovery Center (0.7 FTE) Evenings
Provides nursing care, as directed by medical staff, for patients who are receiving Chemical Dependency treatment on the detox and residential unit. Participates in patient teaching and discharge planning. Demonstrates knowledge and skills required to respond to rapidly changing patient needs. Participates in unit and hospital Performance Improvement activities. Knowledge and ability to apply current theories, techniques and practices of nursing within psychiatric specialty. Requires WA RN license and current BLS card. Previous experience with chemical dependency and detox preferred. Posted 06/27/14; Reposted 10/03/14

#14- 65 Staff RN – Recovery Center (0.7 FTE) Days
Provides nursing care, as directed by medical staff, for patients who are receiving Chemical Dependency treatment on the detox and residential unit. Participates in patient teaching and discharge planning. Demonstrates knowledge and skills required to respond to rapidly changing patient needs. Participates in unit and hospital Performance Improvement activities. Knowledge and ability to apply current theories, techniques and practices of nursing within psychiatric specialty. Requires WA RN license and current BLS card. Previous experience with chemical dependency and detox preferred. Posted 06/27/14; Reposted 10/03/14

#14- 66 Staff RN – Recovery Center (0.7 FTE) Days
Provides nursing care, as directed by medical staff, for patients who are receiving Chemical Dependency treatment on the detox and residential unit. Participates in patient teaching and discharge planning. Demonstrates knowledge and skills required to respond to rapidly changing patient needs. Participates in unit and hospital Performance Improvement activities. Knowledge and ability to apply current theories, techniques and practices of nursing within psychiatric specialty. Requires WA RN license and current BLS card. Previous experience with chemical dependency and detox preferred. Posted 06/27/14; Reposted 10/03/14

#14-62 Staff LPN – Recovery Center (0.7 FTE) Nights
Provides nursing care, as directed by medical staff, for patients who are receiving Chemical Dependency treatment on the detox and residential unit. Participates in patient teaching and discharge planning. Demonstrates knowledge and skills required to respond to rapidly changing patient needs. Participates in unit and hospital Performance Improvement activities. Knowledge and ability to apply current theories, techniques and practices of nursing within psychiatric specialty. Requires WA LPN license and current BLS card. Previous experience with chemical dependency and detox preferred. Posted 06/27/14; Reposted 10/03/14

#14-69 Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) – Recovery Center (1.0 FTE) Days
Performs a variety of tasks to assist the physician in providing quality patient care to patients receiving treatment for Substance Use Disorders. Duties include completing patient history and physicals, ordering detoxification medication per protocol, rounding on patients in the detoxification unit, as well as patients in the residential unit when necessary. Requires WA ARNP and RN license, and BLS card. Previous experience with behavioral health patients preferred. Posted 07/03/14

#14-90 Staff RN – Emergency Services (1.0 FTE) Evenings, including weekend rotation
Assesses plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates individualized, professional patient care to pediatric through geriatric patients within the Emergency Department. Provides nursing care as directed by medical staff and in accordance with the objectives, and the state Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and critical thinking ability required to function on the unit and to respond to rapidly changing patient needs. Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient's age specific needs and provide age specific appropriate treatment and care. Participates in unit and hospital Performance Improvement activities. Requires WA RN license, ACLS, BLS, TNCC and PALS. Posted 09/05/14

#14-97 Staff RN – Medical Surgical Telemetry Unit (MSTU) (0.9 FTE) Nights
Assesses plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates individualized, professional patient care to pediatric through geriatric patients. Provides nursing care as directed by medical staff and in accordance with the objectives, and the state Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and critical thinking ability required to function on the unit and to respond to rapidly changing patient needs. Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient's age specific needs and provide age specific appropriate treatment and care. Participates in unit and hospital Performance Improvement activities. Requires WA RN license, BLS (ACLS and PALS within 6 months of hire). Posted 09/26/14

#14-107 Staff RN – Medical Surgical Telemetry Unit (MSTU) (0.75 FTE) Days
Assesses plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates individualized, professional patient care to pediatric through geriatric patients. Provides nursing care as directed by medical staff and in accordance with the objectives, and the state Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and critical thinking ability required to function on the unit and to respond to rapidly changing patient needs. Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient's age specific needs and provide age specific appropriate treatment and care. Participates in unit and hospital Performance Improvement activities. Requires WA RN license, BLS (ACLS and PALS within 6 months of hire). Posted 10/03/14

#14-108 Administrative Supervisor (0.875 FTE) Nights, 7on/7off rotation
Provides hospital-wide supervision during night shift 9pm-7:30am. Evaluates patient care, staffing levels and environment of care during shift. Addresses patient complaints and hospital incidents that arise. Serves as a resource and support to hospital staff. Manages and evaluates all staff through the facility during the shift. Minimum 3 years clinical nursing experience required. Requires WA RN license, current BLS, ACLS, PALS and NRP. Posted 10/03/14

Other Hospital Positions

#14-27 EVS Aide – Environmental Services (Per Diem) On call coverage as needed
Performs environmental services for a 72 bed acute care hospital and associated clinical spaces. Maintains records and logs as required. Safely uses chemicals and machinery. Actively participates in departmental performance improvement projects. Performs other duties as assigned. High school graduate or equivalent preferred. Minimum of one year experience in commercial, non-residential cleaning preferred. Must be able to read, write and speak English language. Basic math skills required. Posted 03/14/14

#14-46 CT Technologist – Imaging Services (Per Diem) On call/vacation coverage as needed
Performs CT and Radiographic procedures at a technical level. Assumes responsibility for designated areas of procedures as required. Performs clerical tasks (filing, maintaining log books, retrieving films, etc.). Performs other related duties incidental to the work described. Adheres to all infection control policies and procedures. Must possess current WA RT license, ARRT Certification and CPR certification. Posted 05/23/14

#14-48 Dietary Aide – Dietary (Per Diem) On call coverage as needed
Serves food to retail customers and maintains café cleanliness. Delivers and picks up food carts at designated times. Performs dishwashing and cleaning duties according to established procedures. Assists in unpacking and storing stock following HACCP guidelines. Under supervision, may assist with food preparation by preparing ingredients for additional completion by Cook. Prepares or assists in patient tray assembly and delivery. High school graduate or equivalent. Posted 05/23/14

#14-74 MRI Technologist – Imaging Services (Per Diem) On call coverage as needed
Performs MRI procedures at a technical level. Assumes responsibility for designated areas of procedures as required. Must be competent in venipuncture and able to work independently. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described. Must possess current WA RT license, ARRT Certification and CPR certification. Posted 07/11/14

#14-89 Patient Accounts Specialist – Business Office (1.0 FTE)
Resolve account balances on all insurance balances. Responsible for all aspects of financial resolution with the insurance company up to and including contacting the patient for help with resolution. Performs insurance verification, insurance follow-up and overall A/R Management. Special projects as assigned by manager. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent computer skills, 10 key by touch, filing and typing proficiency. Familiarity with CPT-4 and ICD-9 coding. Posted 08/29/14

#14-93 Ultrasonographer – Imaging Services (Per Diem) On call/vacation coverage as needed
Performs Ultrasound procedures at a technical level. Assumes responsibility for designated areas of procedures as required. Performs clerical tasks (filing, maintaining log books, retrieving films, etc.). Performs other related duties incidental to the work described. Adheres to all infection control policies and procedures. Experience in Abdominal, OB/GYN, small parts, Doppler and Color-flow Ultrasound. Knowledgeable in the use of Mechanical Sector, Linear Array and Trans-Vaginal Transducers. Must possess current ARDMS Certification (or obtain within 6 months of hire) and BLS certification. Posted 09/05/14

#14-94 Chemical Dependency Professional or Trainee – Recovery Center (Per Diem) On call coverage as needed
Counseling and case management of adult patients in a residential CD setting. Under clinical supervision of a Certified Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) provides counseling and program treatment to patients in adult and geriatric age groups and their families who have alcoholism and other chemical addictions. Completion of/or current enrollment in basic course work for Chemical Dependency Professional certification. Requires WA State licensure as Chemical Dependency Counselor or Trainee. Demonstrated excellent clinical skills and knowledge of patient care techniques and procedures in the assessment, treatment and care of patients in a variety of age groups, including, adult and/or geriatric. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with patients and families. Posted 09/19/14

#14-96 Bio Medical Technician – Plant Operations (1.0 FTE)
Diagnose and correct medical equipment malfunctions, repair, calibrate and maintain medical equipment and instruments. Perform scheduled and unscheduled inspections, maintenance and electrical safety tests of biomedical equipment to maintain code compliance. Responsible for documenting results of all inspections, maintenance and tests following accreditation requirements. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Candidates must reside locally or within a reasonable commute to the facility. Knowledgeable in organizational accreditation standards and other local, State and Federal regulations is required. Associate of Science degree from an accredited institution Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician [CBET] preferred. Three to five (3-5) years related experience required. Posted 09/19/14

#14-98 CT Technologist – Imaging Services (Per Diem) On call/vacation coverage as needed
Performs CT and Radiographic procedures at a technical level. Assumes responsibility for designated areas of procedures as required. Performs clerical tasks (filing, maintaining log books, retrieving films, etc.). Performs other related duties incidental to the work described. Adheres to all infection control policies and procedures. Must possess current WA RT license, ARRT Certification and CPR certification. Posted 09/26/14

#14-102 Patient Registration/Switchboard – Admitting (Per Diem) On call/vacation coverage as needed
Obtains, verifies and relays information on all admissions. Interviews patients and families to receive and provide information. Obtains signatures on proper forms. Completes and distributes paperwork while maintaining records. Interacts with most insurance plans to verify benefits and eligibility. Directs/routes telephone calls, pages and other forms of communication to appropriate parties. Attends all Admitting Department Meetings. Certification as a CHAM or CHAA preferred. Minimum high school graduate or equivalency. With one year or more clinical experience in a hospital or physician's office. Knowledge of medical terminology and/or health insurance background desirable. Posted 09/26/14

#14-57 Maintenance II – Plant Operations (1.0 FTE)
A qualified candidate would be required to perform general maintenance work in an environment focused on safety and patient care. Candidates are required to have adept knowledge, working skill, and ability in carpentry, drywall, electrical troubleshooting and repair, telecommunications, and mechanical systems as they relate to heating, ventilation, and plumbing. A working knowledge of building maintenance procedures and techniques that includes the use of machinery, equipment, and tools is necessary for the maintenance and repair of buildings. The identification of occupational safety hazards and the implementation of safety precautions following policies and procedures is required. Other skills include reading and following blueprints, being able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, and follow maintenance and repair instructions. Candidates are required to provide on call support for the facility on a rotating basis. High school graduate or equivalent. Minimum of three years experience in general mechanical or building trade work. CFC handling licensure a plus. Posted 06/20/14; Reposted 10/03/14

#14-85 Revenue Integrity Coordinator (0.8 FTE)
Maintains hospital charge master in conjunction with revenue department to assure accurate charge capture and billing. Work with all revenue departments to resolve a charging error that occur within the Insight system. Maintain Insight insurance table to assure accurate billing. Manage and monitor all payer contracts for accurate reimbursement. Work directly with all insurance payers in resolving any reimbursement variances. Provide administration with payer performance reports as requested. Requires 2 to 5 years of hospital or physician billing systems experience. Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, health care administration or related field preferred. Knowledge of CPT, HCPCS, Revenue Codes and medical terminology. Demonstrated knowledge of health insurance and managed care concepts, including various payment arrangements such as DRG’s and APC’s. Familiar with billing complexities and guidelines. Posted 08/08/14; Reposted 10/03/14

#14-103 Health Unit Coordinator – Recovery Center (1.0 FTE) Full Time, Days
Performs a variety of office and support tasks to support the program and its staff under the direction of the Program Manager. Ability to communicate effectively with others, knowledge of medical terminology, excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Must be able to work in stressful environment and appropriately with patient population. Requires current BLS card. Must be First Aid certified and obtain Food Handler’s Permit within 6 months of hire. Posted 10/03/14

#14-104 Chemical Dependency Professional – Recovery Center (Per Diem) On call coverage as needed
Counseling and case management of adult patients in a residential CD setting. Under clinical supervision of a Certified Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) provides counseling and program treatment to patients in adult and geriatric age groups and their families who have alcoholism and other chemical addictions. Completion of/or current enrollment in basic course work for Chemical Dependency Professional certification. Requires WA State licensure as Chemical Dependency Counselor or Trainee. Demonstrated excellent clinical skills and knowledge of patient care techniques and procedures in the assessment, treatment and care of patients in a variety of age groups, including, adult and/or geriatric. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with patients and families. Posted 10/03/14

#14-105 Counselor Assistant – Recovery Center (0.8 FTE) Nights
Provides basic patient care under the supervision and direction of a Chemical Dependency Professional and/or the Program Manager.. Assumes responsibility for clerical and receptionist functions that support the Recovery Program and Department Staff. Performs tasks and relays information of a wide scope, facilitating smooth departmental communications. Assumes responsibility for using effective interpersonal and organizational skills. Previous experience working in a health care setting providing services to patients. Must have WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor, or Certified Nursing Assistant license, current BLS and current Washington State drives license and be able to be insured. Food handler’s permit required. Current First Aid certified. Posted 10/03/14

#14-109 Lab Assistant – Lab (Per Diem) On call coverage as needed, days/eves, weekends and holidays
Assumes responsibility for obtaining blood from patients by venipuncture, toe, heel or finger sticks in a variety of collection tubes or capillaries, some of which contain preservatives or anticoagulants. Provides patient care services adjusted appropriately to the age of the patient. Assumes responsibility for actively contributing to the lab's productivity and cost. Sets up and services all clerical functions of the lab. High school graduate. Must possess a CLA or equivalent. Must meet requirements for certification by Department of Health as Medical Assistant – Phlebotomist, BLS certification is required. Posted 10/03/14

#14-110 Medical Technologist – Lab (Per Diem) On call coverage as needed, all shifts
Performs basic procedures and tests in all areas of the clinical laboratory and possibly higher testing in microbiology while maintaining established policies and procedures. Reviews and maintains quality control in the laboratory. Maintains instrumentation. Uses an understanding of principles of growth and development to assess each patient's needs/understanding of instruction and procedure.
Certified as a Medical Technologist by American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), or American Medical Technologist (AMT), or National Certifying Agency (NCA), and must meet requirements for certification by Washington Department of Health as Medical Assistant – Phlebotomist (PC), and obtain PC licensure within 4 months of hire. Requires at least 3 years of experience working independently in a hospital laboratory. Posted 10/03/14

#14-111 Patient Registration/Switchboard – Admitting (.70 FTE) 2ND Shift 2:00pm – 10:00pm
Obtains, verifies and relays information on all admissions. Interviews patients and families to receive and provide information. Obtains signatures on proper forms. Completes and distributes paperwork while maintaining records. Interacts with most insurance plans to verify benefits and eligibility. Directs/routes telephone calls, pages and other forms of communication to appropriate parties. Attends all Admitting Department Meetings. Certification as a CHAM or CHAA preferred. Minimum high school graduate or equivalency. With one year or more clinical experience in a hospital or physician's office. Knowledge of medical terminology and/or health insurance background desirable. Posted 10/10/14

How to Apply

ALL POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE AS PER JOB DESCRIPTION SPECIFICATIONS
VALLEY GENERAL HOSPITAL CONDUCTS PRE EMPLOYMENT DRUG TESTING
VALLEY GENERAL HOSPTIAL IS A SMOKE FREE FACILITY

THE ABOVE LISTED POSITIONS WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

VALLEY GENERAL HOSPITAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER