Volunteer, Student, and Pre-Employment Information

Join Our Community at Forks Community Hospital.

Welcome to Forks Community Hospital, where we are committed to personalizing healthcare to enhance the quality of life for everyone. We are a team of healthcare providers, administrators, support staff, elected commissioners, and citizen volunteers united in pursuing our mission.

We are nestled in the heart of Forks, Washington, a small town with a big, beautiful outdoors. Our community is diverse, supportive, and deeply connected to the natural beauty surrounding us. We invite you to join us in our mission to provide exceptional healthcare in this unique setting.

Who We Are Looking For
Experience Rural Healthcare:
A Call to Medical Students

Are you a student in a medical-related field, from administrative to clinical? Are you seeking opportunities to gain practical experience, shadow professionals, or secure a preceptorship? Look no further than Forks Community Hospital.

Choosing to experience rural healthcare at Forks provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in a diverse range of cases. For those on the path to becoming doctors, our Critical Access Hospital and Rural Health Clinics offer an unparalleled variety of cases. In our community, you will have the chance to make a real difference while gaining the hands-on experience crucial for your career development.

Char Weston, Student Coordinator

Join us at Forks Community Hospital and take the first step towards a fulfilling career in rural healthcare. Experience the satisfaction of making a significant impact in a close-knit community while broadening your professional skills.

For more information regarding opportunities for students at Forks Community Hospital, please contact Char Weston.

Char Weston, Student Coordinator
Rural Healthcare: Your opportunity for a strong community, lasting relationships, and a career with purpose.
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We are always seeking qualified clinical, administrative, and support staff to join our team. Some of our highest needs are for medical and laboratory technologists, nurses, obstetrics, and family practice specialists.

Why Choose Forks Community Hospital?

Premium Benefits: Full- and part-time employees are eligible for insurance through the State of Washington.

Tobacco-Free Environment: We are a tobacco-free campus and offer smoking cessation support for employees.

Low Cost of Living: Your paycheck goes further here, thanks to low healthcare costs, affordable housing, and free outdoor recreation.

Financial Security: Benefit from 401a and 457b retirement and pension plans, PTO, employer-paid extended sick leave, and HSA/FSA options.

Education & Tuition Assistance: We are a Critical Access Site; physicians, nurses, and pharmacists may be eligible for student loan forgiveness. Other employees are supported in their continued learning and development by our education fund.

Dependent Care Subsidies: FCH employees are eligible for dependent care subsidies.

Join the Forks Community Hospital Team

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We invite you to explore our current job openings and apply to become part of our community. If you have any questions, please get in touch with our Human Resources team.

Volunteer with Us: Make a Difference in Our Community

Are you passionate about healthcare and community service? Do you want to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives? Consider volunteering at Forks Community Hospital.
Our volunteers are an integral part of our community, helping us provide personalized healthcare and enhance the quality of life for everyone. Whether you have a few hours a week or can commit to a regular schedule, we have a range of opportunities that can match your interests and skills.

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By volunteering, you’ll not only contribute to our mission, but you’ll also gain valuable experience, learn new skills, and become part of a community that truly values your contribution.

Ready to get started? Click here to explore our volunteer opportunities and find out how you can make a difference in our community today.

Pre-Position Requirements:

To ensure the safety and well-being of our patients and staff, we require a multi-step onboarding process that includes a background check, drug screening, and department-specific training.

Forks Community Hospital has an obligation, responsibility, and opportunity to provide a Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace and to provide quality of care and a safe, productive and healthy environment for our patients and employees. While FCH respects individual privacy and confidentiality of personal matters, we believe our relationship with patients and their families and guests, with each other as caregivers, with other partners in healthcare, and with our community require a workplace that is drug and alcohol free.

 All offers of employment, volunteer positions, and student positions, including interns, externs, shadows, and residency students, are contingent on passing a drug screening test to ensure the person is free from illegal drug use. Illegal drugs are defined as (1) drugs not legally obtained or authorized for sale, use, or possession either by federal or state law; (2) prescribed drugs that are not being used for their intended purposes or as prescribed; and (3) a drug that is defined as a controlled substance under the Federal Controlled Substance Act which includes marijuana.

Forks Community Hospital
Pioneers in rural health; providing exceptional, personalized care.
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