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
Jan 22, 2021
Nursing Assistant I / Clinical Observation Unit / Full-Time / 7am-7pm / (Posted 1/21/2021) Job 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 order to meet annual evaluation performance expectations. Adult and/or Geriatric Patients – General Medicine, Inpatient Rehab, Ortho/Neuro, Telemetry, Surgical, Oncology, Infusion Center, Psychiatry or Secure Care. Infant through Geriatric – Pediatrics, ED, Surgical Suite, Critical Care Adult and Infant – Birthing Center Infant – Special Care (Level III) Nursery, Newborn (Level I) Nursery Education and Credentials: • High School diploma or equivalent. • Basic computer application skills. • BLS certification. If the BLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 22, 2021
Clinical Observation Unit / Full-Time / 3:00PM-11PM / (Posted 1/21/2021) 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 certification. If the BLS is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), then AHA certification is due within three months of employment date. •Either NA1 or NA2 (if NA2 must maintain valid NA1 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...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Newton, NC, USA
Jan 22, 2021
Catawba Valley Family Care - Newton / Full-time / First Shift (Posted 1/21/2021) Description: CMA - 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. LPN - Promotes a professional patient-centered practice image by efficiently performing a wide variety of nursing care activities to medical office out-patients under the direct supervision of a licensed physician or licensed mid-level provider. Utilizes a team based approach to all tasks. Education and Credentials Required: CMA - Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assisting and/or certification as a Medical Assistant or completion of a Paramedic...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 22, 2021
Administrative Assistant II / Full-Time / 1st Shift / (Posted 1/21/2021) 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 Credentials: High School diploma or equivalent. Work experience: 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 working...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 20, 2021
Respiratory Care / Full-Time / 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM (Posted 01/19/2021) Description: Evaluates patients in therapy and advises physicians on appropriate therapy modalities. Provides respiratory care to patients through administration of therapeutic gases and drugs, and by setting up and monitoring respirators and other devices. Patient population includes neo-nates, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Education and Credentials Required: •Must have a current NC RCP license. •Graduate of an AMA approved Respiratory Care Program, RRT required. •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, PALS, NRP certified within one year of employment. •Complete annual department competency testing and classes. Complete annual department and medical center mandatory education requirements. •Expected to teach and coordinate one in-service...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 20, 2021
Respiratory Care / Full-Time / 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM (Posted 01/19/2021) Description: Evaluates patients in therapy and advises physicians on appropriate therapy modalities. Provides respiratory care to patients through administration of therapeutic gases and drugs, and by setting up and monitoring respirators and other devices. Patient population includes neo-nates, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Education and Credentials Required: •Must have a current NC RCP license. •Graduate of an AMA approved Respiratory Care Program, RRT required. •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, PALS, NRP certified within one year of employment. •Complete annual department competency testing and classes. Complete annual department and medical center mandatory education requirements. •Expected to teach and coordinate one in-service...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 20, 2021
Intermediate Care Unit/ Full-time/ 7:00PM - 7:00AM (Posted 11/24/2020) 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 within three months of employment date. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements: Effective May 4, 2015 all...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 20, 2021
Clinical Observation Unit / Registered Nurse / Full-Time / 7:00AM - 7:00PM / (Posted 1/19/2021) 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 within three months of employment date. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements:...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 20, 2021
Radiology Technologist I / Radiologic Imaging / Part-Time / Various Shifts (Posted 01/19/2021) Job description: Performs a variety of imaging modalities under the clinical direction of a Radiologist or Surgeon. Education and credentials required: Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program. Current ARRT registration or, if new graduate of Radiography program, must acquire ARRT registration within three months of employment date. BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within one month of employment date. Work experience required: No previous experience required. Given training and on-the-job experience, incumbent should be proficient in the basic aspects of radiology within three months of employment date.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 20, 2021
Laboratory / Registry / Various Shifts (Posted 01/19/2021) Description: Performs venous punctures to collect blood specimens for analysis. Education and Credentials Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Completion of an approved phlebotomy program or minimum of three months experience. Work Experience Required: No previous experience required if certified.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 20, 2021
Birthing Center / Registry/PRN / Varied Shift (Posted 01/19/2021) 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 evaluation performance expectations. Education and Credentials Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Basic computer application skills. BCLS certification. If the BLS is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), then AHA certification is due within three months of employment date. Either NA1 or NA2 (if NA2 must maintain valid NA1 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. Preferred:...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 20, 2021
New Graduate RN Float Pool - Pediatrics/Nursery / Full-time / 2nd Shift (Posted 01/19/2021) **NEW GRADUATES ONLY PLEASE** 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. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements: Effective May 4,...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 20, 2021
Registration / Part-time / (Posted 01/19/2021) 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
Jan 20, 2021
Registration / Part-time / Posted 01/19/2021) 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
Jan 19, 2021
Emergency Department / Full-time / 36 Hours / 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM (Posted 01/18/2021) 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
Jan 19, 2021
New Graduate RN Float Pool - Operating Room / Full-time / 1st Shift (Posted 01/18/2021) **NEW GRADUATES ONLY PLEASE** 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. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements: Effective May 4,...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 19, 2021
New Graduate RN Float Pool - Medical & Surgical & Psychiatry / Full-time / 2nd Shift (Posted 01/18/2021) **NEW GRADUATES ONLY PLEASE** 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. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 17, 2021
Laboratory / Registry / Various Shifts (Posted 01/13/2021) Description: Performs venous punctures to collect blood specimens for analysis. Education and Credentials Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Completion of an approved phlebotomy program or minimum of three months experience. Work Experience Required: No previous experience required if certified.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 15, 2021
Pharmacy /Registry/ Various Shifts/ (Posted 01/14/2021) Description: Performs a variety of clerical and support functions relating to the control, preparation and delivery of pharmaceutical products. Education and Credentials Required: Required High School diploma. Registered with NC BOP and maintains 20 hours of Continuing Education in Pharmacy Field every two years. Satisfactorily demonstrated competency by examination in the following areas: IV solution compounding, advanced operations of the Pyxis medication system, KitCheck, Operation of the tablet/capsule/liquid packaging equipment, Operation of the Baxa Repeater pump, advanced operation of the C-II Safe dispensing system. Preferred: Certification from the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (CPhT); Formal technical or vocational training leading. Work Experience: One year experience as a Pharmacy Technician I.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jan 14, 2021
Respiratory Care / Full-Time / 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM (Posted 01/13/2021) Description: Evaluates patients in therapy and advises physicians on appropriate therapy modalities. Provides respiratory care to patients through administration of therapeutic gases and drugs, and by setting up and monitoring respirators and other devices. Patient population includes neo-nates, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Education and Credentials Required: •Must have a current NC RCP license. •Graduate of an AMA approved Respiratory Care Program, RRT required. •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, PALS, NRP certified within one year of employment. •Complete annual department competency testing and classes. Complete annual department and medical center mandatory education requirements. •Expected to teach and coordinate one in-service...