Catawba Valley Medical Center



Since 1967, Catawba Valley Medical Center has built strong relationships with the people, businesses and communities throughout the Catawba Valley. As the region's largest not-for-profit community hospital, it is our mission to improve the health status of the Catawba Valley. We do this by providing high-quality health-care services, as well as by supporting organizations dedicated to improving our standard of living. We exist to heal and comfort patients, to promote and foster a healthier Catawba Valley, and to assure access to health care to all who need it — not to create profits and return dividends to shareholders. By continuing to work together, we can improve the overall health status of the Catawba Valley and make our community an even better place to call home.


Awards

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center (CVMC) in April earned status as North Carolina’s first and only five-time recipient of Magnet Recognition® from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Magnet recognition is the highest and most prestigious distinction a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and high-quality patient care.
  • Catawba Valley Medical Center (CVMC) in June 2019 received the Premier Excellence in Patient Safety Award, joining an elite group of just 22 hospitals nationally who earned the distinction. CVMC was one of only two in North Carolina to achieve the recognition.
  • Catawba Valley Medical Center (CVMC) has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2019.
  • Women’s Choice Award winner for America’s Best 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience for six consecutive years
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 12, 2021
Emergency / Registry / Various Shifts (Posted 05/11/2021) Description: Performs a variety of organizational, administrative, communication functions and also provides care within scope of practice and hospital policies and procedures, appropriate to the age of the patients served within the Emergency Department, incorporating knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life-span. Education and Credentials Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Basic computer application skills. BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date. Either NAI or NAII (if NAII must maintain valid NAI listing) Nurse Aide I: Listed with the Nurse Aide Registry at the NC Division of Facility Services. Nurse Aide II: Listed with the Nurse Aide Registry at the NC Division of Facility Services and the NC Board of Nursing. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Conover, NC, USA
May 12, 2021
Registered Nurse / Occupational Health / Part-Time / (Posted 05/11/2021) Job Description: Provides health exams and screening for employees of CVHS client companies. Assists with OHC clinic activities and assists with community health education and promotion of CVHS at community events. Education & Credentials: • Graduate of accredited nursing program. • Bachelor’s degree in nursing. • Current NC RN license or licensure from Nursing Compact State. • BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date. Work experience: Three years of nursing experience. Given training and on-the-job experience, incumbent should be proficient in the basic aspects of the job within three months of employment date.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 12, 2021
Emergency / Registry / Various Shifts (Posted 05/11/2021) Description: Performs a variety of organizational, administrative, communication functions and also provides care within scope of practice and hospital policies and procedures, appropriate to the age of the patients served within the Emergency Department, incorporating knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life-span. Education and Credentials Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Basic computer application skills. BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date. Either NAI or NAII (if NAII must maintain valid NAI listing) Nurse Aide I: Listed with the Nurse Aide Registry at the NC Division of Facility Services. Nurse Aide II: Listed with the Nurse Aide Registry at the NC Division of Facility Services and the NC Board of Nursing. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 12, 2021
Heart and Vascular / Full-Time / 1st Shift / 8a-4:30p (M-F) with call / (Posted 05/11/2021) Description: Provides professional nursing care and makes nursing care decisions that are appropriate for the age and condition of the patient, using the nursing process. Collaborates with other health care professionals to meet the needs of the patient. Responsible for adhering to CVMC/ departmental policies, procedures and philosophy to deliver quality patient care, practicing within the guidelines of the North Carolina State Nurse Practice Act and abiding by the CVMC Nursing Bylaws. Education and Credentials Required: Graduate of accredited nursing program. Current NC RN license or licensure from Nursing Compact State. BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date. ACLS and PALS within three months of employment date. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 12, 2021
Birthing Center / Full-Time / 7:00 PM-7:00 AM / (Posted 05/11/2021) Description: Provides professional nursing care and makes nursing care decisions that are appropriate for the age and condition of the patient, using the nursing process. Collaborates with other health care professionals to meet the needs of the patient. Responsible for adhering to CVMC/ departmental policies, procedures and philosophy to deliver quality patient care, practicing within the guidelines of the North Carolina State Nurse Practice Act and abiding by the CVMC Nursing Bylaws. Education and Credentials Required: Graduate of accredited nursing program. Current NC RN license or licensure from Nursing Compact State. BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date. ACLS and NRP within three months of employment date. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements: Effective May 4,...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 12, 2021
Birthing Center / Full-Time / 7:00 AM-7:00 PM / (Posted 05/11/2021) Description: Provides professional nursing care and makes nursing care decisions that are appropriate for the age and condition of the patient, using the nursing process. Collaborates with other health care professionals to meet the needs of the patient. Responsible for adhering to CVMC/ departmental policies, procedures and philosophy to deliver quality patient care, practicing within the guidelines of the North Carolina State Nurse Practice Act and abiding by the CVMC Nursing Bylaws. Education and Credentials Required: Graduate of accredited nursing program. Current NC RN license or licensure from Nursing Compact State. BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date. ACLS and NRP within three months of employment date. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements: Effective May 4,...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 12, 2021
Practice Coordinator / Catawba Valley Family Medicine - Mountain View / Full-Time / (Posted 05/11/2021) Job Description: Directly supervises all clerical and clinical staff in physician office. Responsible for day to day management duties of a physician’s office and staff. Supervises and evaluates clerical staff. Supervises and evaluates clinical staff with the input of physicians. Ensures the practice adheres to Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) standards. Utilizes a team based approach to all tasks. Education and Credentials: High School diploma or equivalent. Medical terminology. Extensive knowledge of information systems, third party payers: Medicare, Medicaid, and Worker’s Compensation and Managed Care. Experience with Compliance Issues, ICD and CPT coding. General medical office operations. Work Experience: One year experience working in physician practice as coordinator/office manager. Given training on-the-job experience, incumbent should be proficient in...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 12, 2021
Catawba Valley Family Medicine - Medical Arts / Full-Time / 8:00 AM-5:00 PM (Posted 05/11/2021) Job Description: Promotes a professional patient-centered practice image by efficiently performing a variety of business and administrative tasks designed to facilitate the smooth flow of patients and work throughout the medical office. Accurately registers patients, manages the telephone, effectively schedules appointments, reviews & prepares electronic health records to ensure necessary reports & confirms records are available for the patient visit, collects payments and co-payments and enters charges as necessary to capture the maximum payment reimbursement for services. Utilizes a team based approach to all tasks. Education and Experience Required: High School diploma or equivalent. One year experience in a physician’s medical office/practice or healthcare related field performing front office duties using an electronic health record system (EHR), such as but not limited...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Conover, NC, USA
May 12, 2021
Certified Medical Assistant / Catawba Valley Cardiology / PRN / (Posted 05/11/2021) Job Description: Promotes a professional patient-centered practice image by efficiently performing a wide variety of clinical and/or administrative duties to medical office outpatients under the direct supervision of a licensed physician or licensed mid-level provider. Serves as an important role on the care team to assist the physician or mid-level provider with outcome based patient care. Utilizes a team based approach to all tasks. Education and Credentials Required: Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assisting and/or certification as a Medical Assistant or completion of a Paramedic degree or certification program. BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required within three months of employment date. Work Experience Required: No experience required. Given training and on-the job experience, incumbent should be proficient in basic aspects of job within three...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 07, 2021
Surgical / Full-time / 7:00pm - 7:00am / (Posted 03/02/2021) Description: Provides care within scope of practice and medical center policies and procedures, appropriate to the age of the patients served, incorporating knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life-span. Required to work and function competently and independently in both NA and Unit Secretary role in order to meet annual evaluation performance expectations. Education and Credentials Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Basic computer application skills. BCLS for healthcare provider certification. If the BCLS certification is not from American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is due within ninety days of employment date. •Nursing Assistant I: Listed with the Nurse Aide Registry at the NC Division of Facility Services. •Nursing Assistant II: Listed with the Nurse Aide Registry at the NC Division of Facility Services and the NC Board of Nursing. •Combination...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 05, 2021
Emergency Department / Full-time / 36 Hours / 11:00 AM- 11:00 PM (Posted 05/04/2021) Description: Provides professional nursing care and makes nursing care decisions that are appropriate for the age and condition of the patient, using the nursing process. Collaborates with other health care professionals to meet the needs of the patient. Responsible for adhering to CVMC/ departmental policies, procedures and philosophy to deliver quality patient care, practicing within the guidelines of the North Carolina State Nurse Practice Act and abiding by the CVMC Nursing Bylaws. Education and Credentials Required: Graduate of accredited nursing program. Current NC RN license or licensure from Nursing Compact State. BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date. ACLS and PALS within three months of employment date. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certification within...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 05, 2021
Emergency Department / Full-time / 36 Hours / 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM (Posted 05/04/2021) Description: Provides professional nursing care and makes nursing care decisions that are appropriate for the age and condition of the patient, using the nursing process. Collaborates with other health care professionals to meet the needs of the patient. Responsible for adhering to CVMC/ departmental policies, procedures and philosophy to deliver quality patient care, practicing within the guidelines of the North Carolina State Nurse Practice Act and abiding by the CVMC Nursing Bylaws. Education and Credentials Required: Graduate of accredited nursing program. Current NC RN license or licensure from Nursing Compact State. BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date. ACLS and PALS within three months of employment date. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certification within...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 05, 2021
Emergency Department / Full-time / 7:00 AM- 7:00 PM (Posted 05/04/2021) Description: Provides professional nursing care and makes nursing care decisions that are appropriate for the age and condition of the patient, using the nursing process. Collaborates with other health care professionals to meet the needs of the patient. Responsible for adhering to CVMC/ departmental policies, procedures and philosophy to deliver quality patient care, practicing within the guidelines of the North Carolina State Nurse Practice Act and abiding by the CVMC Nursing Bylaws. Education and Credentials Required: Graduate of accredited nursing program. Current NC RN license or licensure from Nursing Compact State. BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date. ACLS and PALS within three months of employment date. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certification within three months...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 05, 2021
Administrators on Duty / Full-time / 1st or 2nd Shift / (Posted 05/04/2021) Description: Provides nursing care and makes nursing care decisions that are appropriate to the age of the patients served, incorporating knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. Collaborates with other health care professionals to meet the needs of the patient. Responsible for adhering to CVMC/departmental policies, procedures and philosophy to deliver quality patient care, practicing within the guidelines of the North Carolina State Nurse Practice Act and abiding by the CVMC Nursing Bylaws. Education and Credentials Required: • Graduate of an accredited Practical Nursing program. • Current NC Licensed Practical Nurse • BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date. Additional Requirements: The IRT Licensed Practical Nurse will float to the assigned...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 05, 2021
Imaging Technologist IV / PRN / Various Shifts (posted 05/04/2021) Description: Performs a variety of imaging modalities under the clinical direction of a Radiologist, Cardiologist, or Vascular Surgeon. Education and Credentials Required: Graduate of an accredited program of Diagnostic Medical Sonography or Cardiovascular Sonography. Registered through the ARDMS as RDMS, RDCS, RVT or Cardiovascular Credentialing International as RVS, RCVS, RCS or RCCS with one area of specialty (Abdomen, OB/gyn, Neuro, Adult Echo, Pediatric Echo, Congenital Cardiac Sonographer, Vascular, or Breast). Effective July 29, 2016 newly employed Imaging Technologist are required to possess an Associate degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography or Cardiovascular Sonography. BCLS for healthcare providers from the American Heart Association. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association, certification is required within one month of employment. Preferred: Vascular Experience Work...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 05, 2021
Registration / Registry (as needed) / Any Shift (Posted 05/04/2021) Description: This position is responsible for all registration activities including gathering and processing patient demographic and financial information, identifying payment sources, computing and collecting patient responsibilities, completing required consent forms and any other required paperwork, and providing excellent customer service to all patients, peers, medical center staff, community providers, etc. Education and Credentials Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Work Experience Required: One year experience in customer service.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 05, 2021
Anesthesia / Full-time / (Posted 05/04/2021) Description: Administers intravenous, general and regional anesthetics to render persons insensible to pain during surgical procedures, deliveries, or other medical and dental procedures. Comprehensive patient care management throughout the peri-anesthetic period. Education and Credentials Required: Graduate of accredited program of nurse anesthesia. Current NC CRNA verification. Current NC RN license or licensure from Nursing Compact State. BCLS required upon employment. ACLS within 90 days of employment. Work Experience Required: No previous experience required. Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree or higher. PALS certification. 2 years or more experience working in hospital setting.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 05, 2021
Registration / Full-time / 2nd Shift (Posted 05/04/2021) Description: This position is responsible for all registration activities including gathering and processing patient demographic and financial information, identifying payment sources, computing and collecting patient responsibilities, completing required consent forms and any other required paperwork, and providing excellent customer service to all patients, peers, medical center staff, community providers, etc. Education and Credentials Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Work Experience Required: One year experience in customer service.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
May 05, 2021
Certified Medical Assistant / Northeast Hickory / Full-Time (Posted 05/04/2021) Job Description: Promotes a professional patient-centered practice image by efficiently performing a wide variety of clinical and/or administrative duties to medical office outpatients under the direct supervision of a licensed physician or licensed mid-level provider. Serves as an important role on the care team to assist the physician or mid-level provider with outcome based patient care. Utilizes a team based approach to all tasks. Education and Credentials: Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assisting and/or certification as a Medical Assistant or completion of a Paramedic degree or certification program. BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required within three months of employment date. Work Experience: No experience required. Given training and on-the job experience, incumbent should be proficient in basic aspects of job within three months of employment date....
Catawba Valley Medical Center Taylorsville, NC 28681, USA
May 05, 2021
Catawba Valley Family Medicine - Taylorsville / Full-time / 1st Shift (Posted 05/04/2021) Job Description: Promotes a professional patient-centered practice image by efficiently performing a variety of business and administrative tasks designed to facilitate the smooth flow of patients and work throughout the medical office. Accurately registers patients, manages the telephone, effectively schedules appointments, reviews & prepares electronic health records to ensure necessary reports & confirms records are available for the patient visit, collects payments and co-payments and enters charges as necessary to capture the maximum payment reimbursement for services. Utilizes a team based approach to all tasks. Education and Work Experience Required: High School diploma or equivalent. One year experience in a physician’s medical office/practice or healthcare related field performing front office duties using an electronic health record system (EHR), such as but not limited to...