Forks Community Hospital Career Opportunities

The Forks Community Hospital and Clinics serve the small town of Forks with 4,500 in population as well as the surrounding area which includes more than 10,000 residents. We are located on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula with amazing beaches and the Olympic National Forest nearby. This area is popular with healthcare professionals who enjoy the outdoors; hiking, fishing, camping, biking, kayaking and miles of quad trails. Forks is one of those small towns where the Friday night football game is the place to be, people drive for miles to attend the "old fashioned fourth of July” and your neighbors are your close friends. If you are interested in learning more about the Forks area or our career opportunities please visit www.chamberforkswa.com or call us at 360-374-6271, extension 148.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions.

Applications are available online, on job boards, or in Human Resources.

Full or Part Time Opportunities (PEBB Benefits Eligible)

POSITION

STATUS

Job Summary and Qualifications

PAY RANGE

Per hour

Physician Internal Medicine

Full Time

Days

10 Hour Shifts

Provide primary treatment for adult patients with preferred experience in one of these specialties: •Dermatology, •Endocrinology, •Oncology, •Pulmonology •Rheumatology. Four Ten Hour Days plus on call rotation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•Washington State License and 3 years experience in rural medicine preferred.

Exempt, Salary

DOE

Physician Family

Practice

Full Time

Days

10 Hour Shifts

Provide primary treatment for patients of all ages. Four Ten Hour Days plus on call rotation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•Washington State License and 3 years’ experience in rural medicine preferred.

Exempt, Salary

DOE

Physician Family Practice with Obstetrics

Full Time

Days

10 Hour Shifts

Provide primary treatment for patients of all ages and Obstetrics with C-section experience. Four Ten Hour Days plus on call rotation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•Washington State License and 3 years’ experience in rural medicine preferred.

Exempt, Salary

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Director Long Term Care

Full Time

Days

8 Hour Shifts

The Director of Long Term Care/Director of Nursing is a Registered Nurse with the responsibility for providing safe, effective and appropriate patient care through efficient human and fiscal resource management, consistent with the mission, goals and objectives of the Hospital District. He/she has a 24 hour responsibility for planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating the care of residents to ensure compliance with all Hospital policies, State and Federal regulations for Long Term Care.

Scope- No skilled care, only custodial, Non-profit organization with a history of excellence in four deficiency free State surveys in a row. Previous DNS is retiring but would be happy to answer any questions.

QUALIFICATIONS: B.S.N. Required. Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington. MSN Preferred. 3 years Long Term Care (LTC) leadership experience.

Exempt, Salary

DOE

ARNP,

Family Practice Nurse Practitioner

Full Time

10 Hour Days

Provides routine primary health care to women, infants, and their families within the scope of practice and licensing provisions of the provider. The primary focus of care provided will be in the area of women’s care.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education- Graduate of approved Nurse Practitioner Program

Training- One year experience as ARNP with prescriptive authority.

Licenses Current Washington State ARNP and RN with prescriptive authority.

Exempt, Salary

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Medical Technologist

Full Time

Variable

The Medical technologist performs duties such as chemical, microscopic, serologic, hematological, immunohematologic, EKG’s and bacteriologic tests to provide data for the health care provider for the purpose of diagnosing, treatment, monitoring and prevention of disease. Receives specimens for laboratory tests or obtains such body materials as urine, blood, feces, pus and tissue directly from the patient. Makes quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses. Cultivates, isolates and identifies pathogenic bacteria and other microorganisms. Performs blood tests for transfusion. Records and distributes test results and maintains laboratory supplies and equipment as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or Bachelor of Science in a chemical or biological science from a 4 year accredited college or university. NOTE: Bachelor’s degree requirement may be waived by the department manager depending on amount and type of experience held

Licensure/Credentials: Board registered with one of the national registries associated with laboratory practice (ASCP, NCA, NRCC, AAM, etc.)

Maintains a Washington State Health Care Assistant License Category A

Experience/Training: Minimum three years’ experience as a Medical Technologist in a rural hospital setting with on-call experience preferred. Previous experience with phlebotomy preferred. Previous experience with a laboratory computer system including word and excel processing required.

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Laboratory Manager

Full Time

Directs, supervises and oversees the functions and activities of the laboratory services; consults with and advises the Administrator on problems and accomplishments relating to the operation of the hospital in assigned areas of responsibility; recommends changes in policy, facilities, equipment and programs in order to achieve the institution’s goals and objectives; follows direction of the Administrator on the assignment of special projects. The Manager of Laboratory Services specifically manages the Laboratory’s quality assurance, education, proficiency testing, competency validation, safety programs, and Point-of-Care testing coordination. Supervisory responsibilities of technical personnel include but are not limited to hiring, promoting technical personnel, scheduling, evaluation of performance, and day-to-day resolution of problems that arise between staff members. In conjunction with Administration, is responsible for budget, productivity, and financial aspects of the laboratory.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Meets the qualification requirements specified by CLIA “88 and State as a general supervisor or Bachelor ’s degree in clinical laboratory science, one of the specialty areas, or one of chemical or biological sciences, or equivalent, preferred.

Licensure/Credentials: Registered with one of the national registries associated with laboratory practice (NCA, ASCP, NRCC, AAM, etc.).

Maintains a Washington State Health Care Assistant License Category A.

Experience: Eight years leadership/supervisory experience in a rural health care laboratory system required/preferred. Five years on-call experience preferred.

DOE

Respiratory Therapist

Full Time

Respiratory Therapist- Full Time, Provides Respiratory therapy and Cardiopulmonary services in the Acute, ER and outpatient settings. Performs all modes of Respiratory therapy, EKG’s, PFT’s, Spirometry, Stress Treadmills, Holter Monitors and ABG’s. May go on transports of critically ill patients in the ambulance.

QUALIFICATIONS: CRT of RRT credentialed by the NBRC.

Minimum of one year experience in an Acute Critical Care area. Licensed as a RCP in WA, Current BLS.

DOE

R.N.

L.T.C.

Part Time

Variable

10 hr. shifts

Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care of residents within the Long Term Care unit.

Responsible for ensuring continuity of care of the residents between shifts by providing direct care as well as supervising the care given by CNAs, LPNs and other supportive staff members, participates in resident and family teaching. Maintains role as resident advocate with a focus on resident’s maintaining their highest practicable level of functioning.

QUALIFICATIONS: Able to communicate orally and in English- additional languages preferred. Basic computer literacy required. Graduate of A.S.N., Diploma or B.S.N. School of Nursing. Current Washington State Registered Nursing License. Long Term Care experienced preferred.

23.80 – 27.33

DOE

C.N.A./

N.A.C.

LTC

Full Time

Provides direct and indirect resident care activities under the direction of RN or LPN. Assists residents with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comfort and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for assigned residents.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of Certified Nursing Assistant Program, Washington State License for Certified Nursing Assistant One year long term care experience preferred and/or educational preparation in needs of the disabled or elderly. Current CPR card.

11.28 - 12.95

DOE

C.N.A./

N.A.C.

LTC

Full

Time

Eves/

Variable

8 Hour

Shifts

Provides direct and indirect resident care activities under the direction of RN or LPN. Assists residents with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comfort and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for assigned residents.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of Certified Nursing Assistant Program, Washington State License for Certified Nursing Assistant One year long term care experience preferred and/or educational preparation in needs of the disabled or elderly. Current CPR card.

11.28 - 12.95

DOE

C.N.A./

N.A.C.

LTC

Full Time

Nocs/

Variable

8 Hour Shifts

Provides direct and indirect resident care activities under the direction of RN or LPN. Assists residents with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comfort and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for assigned residents.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of Certified Nursing Assistant Program, Washington State License for Certified Nursing Assistant One year long term care experience preferred and/or educational preparation in needs of the disabled or elderly. Current CPR card.

11.28 - 12.95

DOE

C.N.A./ N.A.C.

LTC

Part Time

Eves

8 Hour Shifts

Provides direct and indirect resident care activities under the direction of RN or LPN. Assists residents with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comfort and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for assigned residents.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of Certified Nursing Assistant Program, Washington State License for Certified Nursing Assistant One year long term care experience preferred and/or educational preparation in needs of the disabled or elderly. Current CPR card.

11.28 - 12.95

DOE

Physical Rehabilitation Services Director

Full

Time

In addition to staff Physical Therapist duties and responsibilities, the Director of Physical Rehabilitation Services oversees the general operations of the Physical Rehabilitation Services Department, directs and supervises licensed and non-licensed support personnel within their scope of practice, develops and implements new programs and services and promotes high standards of patient care and personnel performance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of an accredited School of Physical Therapy or has certificate of successful completion from a recognized physical therapy program.

Licensure: Holds current Washington State Physical Therapy License.

Training and Experience:

1. Familiar with all facets of Physical Therapy as practiced at the Hospital.

2. Skilled in interpersonal communication and ability to relate well to the patients, the public, other professionals and Hospital employees at all levels.

3. Three years of clinical experience including a minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience in some form.

DOE

Physical Therapist

Full Time

Administers and directs the examination, evaluation, determination of a physical therapy diagnosis, rehabilitation prognosis and procedural interventions utilized in physical medicine and rehabilitation of persons requiring Physical Therapy services following a medical screening and referral by a physician within the licensure requirements of the State of Washington.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education- Graduate of an accredited School of Physical Therapy or has certificate of successful completion from a recognized physical therapy program.

Licensure- Holds current Washington State Physical Therapist License.

Training and Experience- Familiar with all facets of Physical Therapy, as practiced as Hospital. Skilled in interpersonal communication with ability to relate well to patients, the public, hospital staff, all levels of health care providers in a clear, professional verbal and/or written manner. One (1) year clinical experience is required to perform services at off-site facility. Computer experience desirable. Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association desirable.

DOE

EMT

Ambulance

Part

Time

10 Hour

Shifts

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-Bs) /Emergency Room Technician (ER Tech) respond to emergency ambulance calls and inter-hospital transports. Their secondary duties include assisting the emergency room physician, emergency room charge nurse and various health care personnel within the hospital.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: EMT

Training and Experience: EMT Certification updated as per DOH (WAC) requirements. Washington State Driver’s License with driving record reviewed by Department of Motor Vehicles and with recommendation from local law enforcement agencies, when assigned as a driver. C.N.A. (Certified Nursing Assistant) certification preferred.

12.00 - 15.00

DOE

Per Diem Opportunities

(Receive Differential in Lieu of Benefits)

POSITION

STATUS

Job Summary and Qualifications

PAY RANGE

Per hour

R.N.

Acute Care/ ER/ OB

Per Diem

8 Hour Shifts

Per Diem- Various PM/Nights shifts including rotational holidays and weekends. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care of patients within the Acute Care, ER or OB Unit. Responsible for ensuring continuity of care of the patients between shifts by providing direct care as well as coordinating the care given by CNAs, LPNs and other support staff members. Participates in patient and family teaching including discharge plans. Maintains role as patient advocate with a focus on patient achieving their highest level of recovery and wellness outcomes.

QUALIFICATIONS: Washington State Registered Nursing License. One Year Med- Surg, OB or ER experience preferred.

23.80 – 27.33

DOE

+ 15% in Lieu of Benefits

R.N.

LTC

Per Diem

10 hour shifts

Per Diem - 10 Hour Shifts- Various Days including holidays and weekends.

Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care of residents within the Long Term Care unit. Responsible for ensuring continuity of care of the residents by providing direct care as well as coordinating the care given by CNAs, LPNs and other supportive staff members. Participates in resident and family teaching. Serves as a resident advocate helping residents maintain their highest level of functioning.

QUALIFICATIONS: Washington State Registered Nursing License. One Year Long Term Care experienced preferred.

23.80 – 27.33

DOE

+ 15% in Lieu of Benefits

C.N.A./ N.A.C.

ACUTE

Per Diem

8 hours shifts

The Nursing Assistant Certified functions under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse; is responsible for performing identified direct and indirect care to patients. These examples do not include all possible functions nor do they limit the assignment of related tasks. The selection of functions of specific tasks to be performed depends upon the realistic appraisal by the Registered Nurse of the elements within the situation.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a Certified Nursing Assistant Program. CPR Card. Must be available to work rotational weekends and holidays

11.28 - 12.95

DOE

+ 10% in Lieu of Benefits

C.N.A./ N.A.C.

LTC

Per Diem

8 hour

shifts

Provides direct and indirect resident care activities under the direction of RN or LPN. Assists residents with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comfort and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for assigned residents.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of Certified Nursing Assistant Program, Washington State License for Certified Nursing Assistant One year long term care experience preferred and/or educational preparation in needs of the disabled or elderly. Current CPR card.

11.28 - 12.95

DOE

+ 10% in Lieu of Benefits

Registered

Medical Assistant

Per Diem

10 Hour Shifts

The Medical Assistant – Registered performs those duties requested by the health care provider that are designated in RCW 18.360, Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of Physician or Mid-Level Provider. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certification: Must hold and maintain Medical Assistant – Registered certification in State of Washington.

14.25 – 16.36

+10% in Lieu of Benefits

DOE

Receptionist

Bogachiel Clinic

Per Diem

10 Hour Shifts

Receptionist acts as first point of contact for incoming patients either by telephone or in person. This person will schedule patient appointments with medical professionals in a pleasant and business-like manner; prepare patient medical records/charts and billing forms, register patient data into the Clinic EMR, updates insurance information and perform other front office duties as directed by the Clinic Manager. The Receptionist will be cross-trained in the areas of clinic medical records and patient referrals.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education- High School/GED, Business College preferred.

Training and Experience- No clinical receptionist experience is required but is preferred. References which indicate good attendance, performance and dependability. Able to operate telephone, computer, and other office machines. Bilingual, Spanish speaking preferred

11.80 – 13.55

+ 10% in Lieu of Benefits

DOE

(PCA)

Patient Care Assistant

LTC

Temp

(120 days)

Per Diem

8 hour shifts

Provides direct and indirect patient or resident care activities under the direction of RN or LPN for our Long Term Care Unit. Assists residents with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comfort and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for assigned group of residents. Graduate of Certified Nursing Assistant Program, Washington State License for Certified Nursing Assistant within 120 days. Current CPR card.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have completed C.N.A. course and have the ability to complete C.N.A. certification within 120 days. Must be available to work rotational weekends and holidays

9.73 Hour

+ 10% in Lieu of Benefits

(PCA)

Patient Care Assistant

ACUTE

Temp

(120 days)

Per Diem

8 hour shifts

The Patient Care Assistant (PCA) functions under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse; is responsible for performing identified direct and indirect care to patients on our acute care unit. These examples do not include all possible functions nor do they limit the assignment of related tasks. The selection of functions of specific tasks to be performed depends upon the realistic appraisal by the Registered Nurse of the elements within the situation.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have completed C.N.A. course and have the ability to complete C.N.A. certification within 120 days. Must be available to work rotational weekends and holidays

9.73 Hour

+ 10% in Lieu of Benefits

E.R. Physician

Per Diem

Individually contracted ED Physicians to help with sporadic 24 hour shifts each month. Must be able to work with the Admitting Physician to coordinate the best care for the patients.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Washington State License and 3 years’ experience in rural medicine preferred.

Environmental

Services Aide

Per Diem

Responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary environment throughout the Hospital including all patient care areas and linen distribution and assigned laundry cleaning in the Hospital. Functions under a well-defined work schedule and task list and under the supervision of the Environmental Services Coordinator. Must be able to work independently.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education- Must be able to read and write.

Training and Experience- Previous janitorial/housekeeping preferred.

References which indicate good attendance, performance and dependability.

Experience operating industrial vacuums, floor scrubbers and floor buffers desirable.

10.62 – 12.19

+ 10% in Lieu of Benefits

Maintenance Laborer

(In House)

Per Diem

Maintenance Laborer reports to Maintenance Supervisor. Shares responsibility for maintenance of Hospital District grounds

QUALIFICATIONS: Education: High School Diploma/GED

Training: One year experience in gardening or equivalent required. Experience and skills in using gardening tools. Must have valid Washington State Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.

9.93 – 11.40

+ 10% in Lieu of Benefits

Pharmacist

Per Diem

The Director of Pharmacy manages the operation and activities of the hospital district’s pharmacy needs pursuant to patient care and management responsibilities in accordance with currently accepted principles of management, safety, adequate patient care and treatment. These responsibilities shall include the establishment and maintenance of policies and procedures, ongoing monitoring and evaluation of pharmaceutical services, procurement, preparation, storage, distribution and control of all drugs throughout the hospital district and participate in relevant planning, policy and decision-making activities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Current Washington State Pharmacist License. Experience in a Hospital Pharmacy for at least one year. Supervisory experience desirable. Computer knowledge desirable

DOE

 
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