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September 25, 2014
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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: September 19, 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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#14-95 Staff RN – Medical Surgical Telemetry Unit (MSTU) (.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 9/19/14

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

#14-50 Physical Therapist Assistant – Rehab Services (0.5 FTE) Part Time, Days
Provides rehabilitation to inpatients, may include some variable weekend and holiday coverage for inpatients, and vacation coverage for outpatients. Provides professional physical therapy services to all age ranges under a physical therapist’s direction to a population of both inpatients and outpatients with physical disabilities resulting from injury, disease or surgery. Outpatient services are performed in our satellite clinic across from the hospital. Provides patient education to both patient and family members. Graduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant school with current licensure to practice in the State of Washington. Posted 05/30/14

#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

#14-58 Respiratory Therapist – Cardiopulmonary Services (0.5 FTE) Days and Eves
Provides standard bedside care to patients in acute care facility including, but not limited to ventilator management, CPAP BIPAP, PFTs and EKGs. Requires WA RRT license, BLS and NRP. Must obtain PALS and ACLS within 6 months of hire. Prefer candidates with previous Respiratory Therapy experience. Posted 06/27/14 reposted 08/29/14

#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

#14-85 Contract & Reimbursement Analyst (0.8 FTE)
Monitor reimbursement according to payer contract provisions. Participate in and support payer contract negotiations. Produce necessary reports and data queries relating to payer contracts and payment provisions. Maintain system payment modules assuring accuracy of payment terms. Educates internal staff and management on payer contract provisions. Coordinates hospital’s charge master maintenance activities. Requires minimum five years billing/business office experience required. Minimum three years experience working with prospectively negotiated agreements in health plans or hospitals required. Demonstrated knowledge of health insurance and managed care concepts, including various payment arrangements such as DRG’s an APC’s. Bachelor degree in business, accounting, health administration or related field preferred. Posted 08/08/14

#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)
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 9/19/14

How to Apply

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