Island Hospital

Island Hospital is an integral part of the great quality of life in Anacortes, Washington and we are actively recruiting for a number of employment opportunities. Located on beautiful Fidalgo Island, Island Hospital is the center for health and wellness in west Skagit County, also serving north Whidbey Island and the San Juan Islands. We have been trusted to provide care to our community since 1962 and are honored to be their provider of choice. We remain focused on providing a personal and compassionate healthcare experience with a range of services and exceptional quality care typically found in a larger facility. 

Island Hospital is 43 bed acute care hospital. Each patient room is single occupancy and all of the acute care rooms have a ceiling lift, and private bathroom with a shower. We have six Specialty Care Clinics and five Family Care Clinics providing specialty services that include: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sleep Wellness Center, Behavioral Health, Wound Care, and Sleep Wellness. Our inpatient and outpatient services include: Acute Care, Emergency Services, Birthing Center, Surgical Services, Diagnostic Imaging, Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy. We also support our community by offering Community Education classes and various screenings.

Employee Benefits

Island Hospital provides an innovative and growing environment for our employees to further their careers.

In addition to competitive wages, Island Hospital offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes full medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability and life insurance, vested retirement plan contributions, generous Paid Time Off and Extended Illness Bank hours, and a variety of optional supplemental benefits. We’re excited to share that we also provide an additional Loan Repayment or Tuition Assistance benefit for several positions – contact us to learn more!


Awards

Island Hospital is proud to be a DNV accredited hospital. 

We have a 4 star Medicare rating. 

 

Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
The Registered Nurse for Labor & Delivery is responsible for the direct delivery of patient care to laboring patients, delivery of newborns, postpartum care and care of newborns. The Registered Nurse is accountable for the administration of, observation, charting and reporting effects of medications, intravenous procedures, and other therapeutic and diagnostic measures in a safe and accurate manner while operating within established policies, procedures and regulations. The Registered Nurse is an integral member of the patient care team and is expected to be a resource person regarding patient care, specialty area of nurse and development of other staff. Requirements: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Active RN license issued by the WA Department of Health. One (1) year of nursing experience in labor, delivery, postpartum and nursery care required. Must maintain active BLS and NRP certifications.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 21, 2020
Per Diem
The Cook works with the Director in planning and preparing meals for patients and visitors to the Island Hospital Bistro with duties to include reviewing menus, special food orders, appropriate amounts to prepare, following standardized recipes with modifications as necessary for dietary restrictions, and other duties to support the operations of the Food Services department. Requirements: Must maintain an active Food Handlers permit. Minimum of one (1) year of previous cooking experience required, previous experience in a healthcare setting strongly preferred.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
The Pharmacy Technician I will assist in the selection of medications, preparation of parenteral admixtures, compounding, billing and stocking pharmaceuticals under the immediate supervision and control of a licensed Pharmacist. This position refills medications in nursing care units, prepacks medications manually for emergency use, completes unit floor inspections and other duties to support efficient department operations. Requirements: A minimum of one (1) year of Pharmacy Tech experience is required, previous experience in an acute care setting strongly preferred. Must maintain an active Pharmacy Tech license issued by the WA Department of Health.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
Under the direction of the Clinic Manager or Supervisor, the Clinic LPN oversees the effective clinical operations of the assigned Clinic. The LPN provides direct patient care and manages patient flow in the clinic, serves as a patient advocate between the clinic and outside entities, and is responsible for clinic safety and execution of proper protocols. This position works closely with, and under the guidance of, the Physician or Advanced Practice Clinician. Requirements:   Two (2) years of healthcare experience with previous experience in an outpatient Physician practice preferred. Must maintain current LPN license issued by the WA Department of Health. Must maintain current BLS certification. * Position will work 3 days a week at Anacortes Family Medicine and will float to Fidalgo Medical Associates two days a week.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
Under the direction of the Clinic Manager or Supervisor, the Medical Assistant oversees the effective clinical operations of the assigned Clinic. The Medical Assistant provides direct patient care and manages patient flow in the clinic, serves as a patient advocate between the clinic and outside entities, and is responsible for clinic safety and execution of proper protocols. Works in close cooperation with and under the guidance of the physician(s) or advanced practice clinicians. Requirements:   One (1) year of healthcare experience with previous experience in an out patient Physician practice preferred.  Must maintain current Medical Assistant-Certified credential issued by the WA Department of Health. Must maintain current BLS certification. Additional compensation provided to Medical Assistants that maintain national certification issued by AAMA or NHA.  * Will work 3 days a week at Anacortes Family Medicine and will float to Fidalgo Medical Associates two days a week.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 19, 2020
Full time
The Radiology Technologist is responsible for performing x-ray examinations according to physician orders taking into account individual patient needs. This position is responsible for utilizing knowledge and judgement in regard to imaging factors, technique and patient treatment needed to produce optimal images and provide an experience reflective of the Island Hospital Promise. Requirements:  Must maintain current Radiology Technologist certification issued by the WA Department of Health. Must maintain current American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) registration. Must maintain current BLS certification.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 19, 2020
Per Diem
The Scheduler / Coordinator is responsible for clerical functions throughout the department they are assigned. This position performs tasks necessary to schedule patients, coordinate communication and provides clerical support to the clinical staff. Requirements: Minimum six (6) months of medical front office training and experience preferred.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 19, 2020
Per Diem
Responsible for collection and processing of information required to complete patient registration for Island Hospital services while providing excellent customer service. Responsible for performing quality registrations, providing customer service to internal and external customers as well as multiple clerical duties. Duties:   Assist in patient registration. Obtain specific information from patients, such as demographics, insurance coverage, and/or financial information required to accurately complete all types of registrations including Inpatient, Outpatient, ER, Observation, Client and Recurring patient visits for Island Hospital services.  Obtain necessary signatures on forms.  Process diagnostic orders into Meditech, including entering billing codes & obtaining signed ABN’s when necessary. Verify insurance eligibility using electronic resources.  May require phone calls to obtain necessary account information to assure registration is complete & accurate. Customer Service - Answer switchboard calls and department phones in a professional, welcoming manner, to determine nature of business and transfers calls to proper destination, or assist callers.  Greet all patients, visitors & co-workers courteously, providing general information & direction assistance as needed.  Exhibits Island Hospital’s Promise at all times while on duty or while representing the hospital in/outside of the facility. Assist with a variety of clerical duties which may include, but is not limited to: Mail Processing (inbound w/cash batch & outbound mail) assist with ordering supplies for department, receive over the counter payments (cash, check or credit cards), accurately maintain and balance the cash drawer.  Provide clerical support for other hospital departments including, but not limited to, assisting with miscellaneous registration processes, ambulance account processing, reference lab processing, claims processing, sorting, scanning, and filing.  May require data entry of charges or calling patients or other facilities to obtain necessary account information.   Requirements: Minimum six months experience as an office receptionist; and/or medical skill experience required. Experience with CPT, ICD9 coding and medical terminology preferred. Ability to accurately type keyboard 40 wpm, use a ten key calculator by touch.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 17, 2020
Part time
The Registered Nurse for the Intensive Care Unit is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. The Registered Nurse is accountable for the administration of, observation, charting and reporting effects of medications, intravenous procedures, and other therapeutic and diagnostic measures in a safe and accurate manner while operating within established policies, procedures and regulations. The Registered Nurse is an integral member of the patient care team and is expected to be a resource person regarding patient care, specialty area of nursing and development of other staff. Qualified candidates must have advanced nursing skills and knowledge, demonstrate the ability to think critically, identify emergency situations and be able to perform in a calm and professional manner. Requirements:   A minimum of one (1) year of acute care experience is required; candidates without prior ICU experience must have completed Critical Care Consortium classes. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse license issued by the WA Department of Health. Must maintain active BLS and ACLS certifications. The RN for the Intensive Care Unit may be required to float to the Acute Care Unit to support patient care and hospital staffing needs.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 12, 2020
Part time
The Housekeeper is responsible for cleaning and service the hospital and related buildings, performing a variety of housekeeping duties to maintain the hospitals' environment in an orderly and sanitary condition and moving furniture, equipment and supplies in and around hospital departments. Requirements: Previous housekeeping experience preferred with experience working in a healthcare related setting encouraged.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 12, 2020
Part time
The Medical Social Worker for Fidalgo Medical Associates is a behavioral health care manager and is an integral member of a collaborative care team that integrates primary care with behavioral health care. The MSW is responsible for supporting and coordinating the mental and physical healthcare of patients on an assigned patient case load with the patient's medical provider and with the clinical personnel from Island Hospital's Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Clinic, or other providers as appropriate. The MSW also screens and assesses patients for continuing care needs, refers patient to community resources and works collaboratively with other Care Management staff, physicians and interdisciplinary team members. The MSW maintains knowledge of local and regional community resources and works to develop strong collaborative relations with local agencies, resources and programs. This position participates as a member of the Clinic’s healthcare team to improve patient care and promote professional excellence through involvement in quality improvement efforts. Requirements: Candidates must demonstrate the ability to collaborate and communicate effectively in a team setting with the ability to maintain effective and professional relations with patients and other members of the care team. Completion of a Master’s Degree in Social Work required. Active Social Worker Independent Clinical License (LICSW) issued by the WA Department of Health. BLS Certification required. Previous experience in an outpatient setting required.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 12, 2020
Per Diem
This position is responsible for supporting the safety and well-being on a patient requiring one-on-one observation under the direction of a Registered Nurse.The Patient Safety Companion will assist in providing a safe, and secure environment to support providing the best possible patient outcome. This position contributes to the continuous improvement of quality of care by providing patient observation.  Skills/ Qualifications Possesses excellent communication, listening and observation skills. Demonstrates ability to work effectively as a member of and take direction from a diverse healthcare team. Presents a calm, confident manner in an unpredictable environment.  Responds to escalating circumstances calmly and determines appropriate next steps for the safety and well-being of the staff and patients.  Maintains a clean, tidy and professional appearance.  Provides flexibility in scheduling with a willingness and availability to respond quickly when needed. Requirements High School education or equivalent required.  Previous experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 12, 2020
The Certified Nursing Assistant / Health Unit Coordinator (CNA/HUC) is responsible for clerical functions in their assigned department and assists in the care of hospital patients, under the direction of a Registered Nurse and medical staff. The CNA/HUC acts as a receptionist and patient registration clerk, performs tasks necessary to schedule patients, coordinates communication and is a messenger for the nursing staff. This position helps to facilitate and support the nursing philosophy, goals and objectives at Island Hospital and supports nurses and physicians in providing quality patient care. Requirements:   Previous experience working in a busy, clinical setting with changing priorities required. Current Certified Nursing Assistant certification issued by the WA Department of Health required. Current Basic Life Support Certification. ** Temporary Position Not to Exceed 90 Days **
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 12, 2020
Part time
The Patient Appointment Coordinator provides clerical support for the Clinic. Acting as a patient advocate at all times, the coordinator is responsible for scheduling and confirming appointments, verifies patient insurance eligibility & requirements, handles patients upon check-in and check-out, prepares charts for clinic appointments, enters patient demographic and insurance data into electronic medical record (EMR), handles medical records requests and receipts, scans reports, receives cash and insurance payments, prepares deposits and daily income summaries, and enters daily patient charges. Requirements: Previous medical front office experience strongly preferred.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 12, 2020
Part time
Under the direction of the Clinic Manager or Supervisor, the Medical Assistant oversees the effective clinical operations of the assigned Clinic. The Medical Assistant provides direct patient care and manages patient flow in the clinic, serves as a patient advocate between the clinic and outside entities, and is responsible for clinic safety and execution of proper protocols. Works in close cooperation with and under the guidance of the physician(s) or advanced practice clinicians. Requirements:   One (1) year of healthcare experience with previous experience in an out patient Physician practice preferred.  Must maintain current Medical Assistant-Certified credential issued by the WA Department of Health. Must maintain current BLS certification. Additional compensation provided to Medical Assistants that maintain national certification issued by AAMA or NHA.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 10, 2020
Part time
The Quality Coordinator, RN works in collaboration with the Director of Quality & Risk to ensure that regulatory standards and requirements related to Quality Improvement are met throughout the organization. This position leads and directs process and overall quality improvement activities that produce an improved patient care experience and more efficient operations. Island Hospital is an integral part of the great quality of life in Anacortes, WA. Residents of this vibrant seaside community enjoy an abundance of recreational activities, temperate climate year round, excellent schools, and a strong sense of community in the north Puget Sound. For more information, please contact Megan Hill at (360) 299-4287 or mhill@islandhospital.org. Requirements: A minimum of three (3) years of experience in Quality Improvement in a healthcare facility preferred.  Must possess knowledge of Continuous Quality Improvement principles and supports the hospital’s philosophy of performance improvement. Must maintain current Registered Nurse license issued by the WA Department of Health.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 08, 2020
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Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 08, 2020
Full time
The Registered Nurse for Acute Care is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. The Registered Nurse is accountable for the administration of, observation, charting and reporting effects of medications, intravenous procedures, and other therapeutic and diagnostic measures in a safe and accurate manner while operating within established policies, procedures and regulations. The Registered Nurse is an integral member of the patient care team and is expected to be a resource person regarding patient care, specialty area of nursing and development of other staff. Requirements: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing Active RN license issued by the WA Department of Health. (1) year minimum previous acute care experience is strongly preferred. BLS certification issued by the American Heart Association is required. The Acute Care RN may be able to float to the Intensive Care Unit to support patient care needs if experience, education, training and/or certification requirements are met.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 08, 2020
Full time
Under the direction of the Clinic Manager or Supervisor, the Medical Assistant oversees the effective clinical operations of the assigned Clinic. The Medical Assistant provides direct patient care and manages patient flow in the clinic, serves as a patient advocate between the clinic and outside entities, and is responsible for clinic safety and execution of proper protocols. Works in close cooperation with and under the guidance of the physician(s) or advanced practice clinicians. Requirements:   One (1) year of healthcare experience with previous experience in an out patient Physician practice preferred.  Must maintain current Medical Assistant-Certified credential issued by the WA Department of Health. Must maintain current BLS certification. Additional compensation provided to Medical Assistants that maintain national certification issued by AAMA or NHA.
Island Hospital Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
Feb 08, 2020
Per Diem
CNA assists in care of hospital patients, under direction of a Registered Nurse and medical staff. Duties include, but are not limited to: Answers signal lights and bells to determine patients' needs. Bathes, dresses and undresses patients. Serves and collects food trays and feeds patients requiring help. Transports patients to treatment units, using wheelchair or wheeled carriage, or assists them to walk. Drapes patients for examinations and treatments, and remains with patients, performing duties (ie: holding instruments and adjusting lights). Tidy and clean patients' rooms. Washes and dresses bodies of deceased persons. Changes bed linens, runs errands, directs visitors, and answers telephone. Takes and records blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration rates, and food and liquid intake and output, as directed. Reports unusual finding to nurse  Requirements: High School Diploma or G.E.D. Current Washington State Nursing Assistant Certification required. Current Basic Life Support Certification required. 3 to 6 months previous CNA experience preferred