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
Jul 21, 2021
Critical Care / Full-time / 7:00PM - 7:00AM (Posted 07/20/2021) 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 3 months of employment date. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements: Effective May 4, 2015 all newly...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jul 21, 2021
CVMG Population Health/Full-time/1st Shift/ Posted (07/20/2021) Description: Follows the recommendation given by the physician or mid-level provider when reviewing the patients care plan. Follows an evidence-based approach to care. The Health Navigator will work within the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to provide daily care coordination, case management, coaching, motivational interviewing, consultation and intervention to patients with one or more chronic diseases. Overall duties include supporting clinicians in meeting chronic and preventive health needs of their patients; guiding patients in collaborative self-management for the prevention and management of chronic disease; linking patients to community resources and coordinating care provided in multiple practice settings across the care continuum. As part of an interdisciplinary care team, the Health Navigator coordinates patient services, such as social work and mental health...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jul 21, 2021
Administrators on Duty / Full-time / 1st Shift / (Posted 07/20/2021) 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
Jul 21, 2021
Administrators on Duty / Full-time / 1st Shift / (Posted 07/20/2021) 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
Jul 21, 2021
Environmental Services / Full-time / 2:30 PM - 11:00 PM (Posted 07/20/2021) Description: Cleans and services medical center building areas, moves furniture, supplies and miscellaneous equipment. Performs a variety of housekeeping duties to maintain medical center in a clean, sanitary and orderly condition. Performs specialized floor maintenance assignments. Education and Credentials Required: Effective January 1, 2010 new employees are required to possess a High School diploma or equivalent. Work Experience Required: No previous experience required.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Conover, NC, USA
Jul 21, 2021
Fairgrove Primary Health / ID Resources Nurse / Full-Time / 1st Shift (Posted 07/20/2021) Description: Follows the recommendations given by the physician or advanced practice providers. Follows an evidence-based approach to care. The ID Resource Nurse will provide care coordination, motivational interviewing, consultation and intervention to patients with infectious diseases. Overall duties include supporting clinicians in meeting chronic and preventive health needs of their patients; guiding patients in collaborative self-management for the prevention and management of infectious diseases to include medication adherence. As a part of an interdisciplinary care team, the ID Resource Nurse coordinates patient services such as public health, Disease Intervention Specialist Bridge Counselors, skilled nursing facilities, home health, home infusion services, etc. Education & Credentials: ��� Graduate of accredited nursing program. ��� Current NC RN license or licensure from...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jul 21, 2021
Spiritual Care / Chaplain / Part-Time / 1st Shift (Posted 07/20/2021) Description: Responsible for organizing and administering a comprehensive program of Spiritual Care to meet the spiritual, emotional, and counseling needs of patients, family members, and medical center staff as appropriate. Assist in the coordination of supplemental ministries and inservice and educational opportunities for medical center staff, local clergy, and department volunteers. Education & Credentials: Bachelor���s degree from an accredited college. Ordination. Preferred: Master���s degree from an accredited American Association of Theological Schools seminary. Four quarters of clinical pastoral education as an accredited center. Work Experience: Three years full-time pastoral experience beyond ordination. 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
Jul 17, 2021
Charge Nurse / Medical / Full-Time / 7am-7pm / (Posted 07/16/2021) Job 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. Responsible for adhering to CVMC policies and procedures; abiding by the CVMC Nursing Bylaws; and practicing within the guidelines of the North Carolina State Nurse Practice. Education and Credentials: ��� 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...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jul 14, 2021
Labor Pool/ Registry/ Various Shifts (Posted 07/13/2021) Description: Provides screening services at CVHS facility entrances. Includes customer service responsibilities such as providing directions, explaining hospital protocols, and ensuring only appropriate personnel and visitors enter CVHS facilities. If needed, may assist with collection of samples at testing site. Work Experience: No previous experience required. Education and Credentials Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Basic computer application skills.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jul 14, 2021
Birthing Center / Full-Time / 7:00 PM-7:00 AM / (Posted 07/13/2021) 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
Jul 14, 2021
Psychiatry / Registry / Various Shifts/ (Posted 07/13/2021) 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. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certification within three months of employment date and renewed at least bi-annually for the first...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jul 14, 2021
Critical Care / Full-time / 7:00PM - 7:00AM (Posted 07/13/2021) 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 3 months of employment date. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements: Effective May 4, 2015 all newly...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jul 14, 2021
Laboratory / Registry / Various Shifts (Posted 07/13/2021) 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
Jul 14, 2021
Medical / Full-Time / 1st Shift / (Posted 07/13/2021) 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 Nursing....
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jul 14, 2021
Nutrition Care / Part-Time / 1st or 2nd Shift / (Posted 07/12/2021) Description: Performs a variety of activities relating to the safe and sanitary preparation of food and the delivery of food trays to patients. Performs cleaning and organizing assignments. Education and Credentials: High School diploma or equivalent. Work Experience: One year experience in a related field.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jul 14, 2021
Licensed Practical Nurse / Medical / Full-time / 7p-7a / (Posted 07/13/2021) Job Description: Provides nursing care and makes nursing care decisions 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 Practice Act and abiding by the CVMC Nursing Bylaws. . Education and Credentials: ��� Graduate of an accredited Practical Nursing program. ��� Current NC Licensed Practical Nurse license. ��� 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: No previous experience required, except as listed below. Given...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jul 14, 2021
Laboratory / Full-time / 7PM - 7AM (Posted 07/13/2021) Description: Performs routine tests using standard techniques and equipment in such areas as hematology, chemistry, microbiology, immunology and blood bank. Education and Credentials Required: Associate degree from an accredited medical laboratory technician program. Proficiency in all areas of the medical center laboratory. MLT (ASCP) certification or eligible. If eligible, must complete certification within six months of employment date. Work Experience Required: No previous experience required.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jul 14, 2021
Coordinator / Volunteer Services / Full-Time / First Shift / (Posted 07/13/2021) Job Description: Responsible for coordinating the operations of the Volunteer Services department and all volunteer activities. Promotes community interest in the Volunteer program through recruitment programs, speaking engagements, special receptions and other community events. Evaluates new volunteer qualifications and competence and designs orientation that integrates their needs, as well as hospital and department orientation requirements ensuring evidence of completed competency and/or orientation is recorded and maintained in an appropriate manner. Adheres to all Joint Commission Accreditation Standards and other regulatory requirements reflecting those standards in training, orienting and processing of volunteers. Leads and coordinates the activities of the Auxiliary Board. Demonstrates effective leadership skills of delegation, organization and coordination of inter-department activities and...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Jul 14, 2021
General Accountant / Finance / Part-time / (Posted 07/13/2021) Job Description: Reconciles general ledger accounts, prepares schedules, analyzes accounts and performs other duties in all aspects of the accounting function. Education and Credentials: Required - Bachelor���s degree in Finance or related field or equivalent experience. Work Experience: Required - One or more years of related work experience to include use of automated accounting system. 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
Jul 13, 2021
Pediatrics / PRN/Registry / Various Shifts as needed (posted 07/12/2021) 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. NRP and PALS within three months of employment date. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements: Effective May...