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
Oct 22, 2020
Intermediate Care Unit/ Full-time/ 7:00PM - 7:00AM (Posted 10/21/2020) 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
Oct 22, 2020
Labor Pool/ Registry/ Various Shifts (Posted 10/21/2020) 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
Oct 21, 2020
Inpatient Rehabilitation/ Full-Time/ 2nd Shift/ Posted (10/20/2020) 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 Required: •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 certification is due...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 21, 2020
Intermediate Care Unit/ Full-time/ 7:00PM - 7:00AM (Posted 10/20/2020) 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
Oct 21, 2020
Laboratory Assistant/Registrar / Laboratory / Full-Time / (Posted 10/20/2020) Job Description: Performs a variety of administrative support functions for the Laboratory, Pathologists, and the Medical Director. Responsible for collection and reporting of statistical information. Assists with and provides administrative support to maintain College of American Pathologists accreditation. Education and credentials: High School diploma or equivalent required. Associate degree in Healthcare Administration, or related field preferred. Work Experience: Two years’ experience in medical office or healthcare related field. Given training and on-the-job experience, incumbent should be proficient in the basic aspects of this position within three months of employment date required. Administrative experience as above in clinical laboratory preferred.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 21, 2020
Critical Care Unit/ Full-Time/ 1st Shift/ Posted (10/20/2020) Description: Performs a variety of organizational functions including administrative, communication and cardiac monitoring skills in support of the Critical Care Center. Required to work and function competently and independently in CCU Tech, NA, or Unit Secretary role in order to meet annual evaluation performance expectations. Education and Credentials Required: 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 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. • Interest and aptitude...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 21, 2020
Critical Care Unit/ Full-Time/ 2nd Shift/ Posted (10/20/2020) Description: Performs a variety of organizational functions including administrative, communication and cardiac monitoring skills in support of the Critical Care Center. Required to work and function competently and independently in CCU Tech, NA, or Unit Secretary role in order to meet annual evaluation performance expectations. Education and Credentials Required: 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 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. • Interest and aptitude...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Taylorsville, NC 28681, USA
Oct 20, 2020
Catawba Valley Family Medicine-Taylorsville/ Full-Time/ 1st Shift/ Posted (10/19/2020) Description: Promotes a professional patient-centered practice image while providing age-appropriate physician care to patients from infant through geriatric as outlined in credentialing. Utilizes a team based approach to all tasks. Education and Credentials Required: Required Graduate of accredited medical program. Current NC license. ACLS and PALS or BCLS certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required within three months of employment date. Preferred: Board certified in area of specialty. Work Experience: No previous experience required.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 20, 2020
Oncology/Registry/Various Shifts/ Posted (10/19/2020_ 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 Required: • 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 certification is due within three...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 16, 2020
Birthing Center / Registry / Various Shifts (Posted 06/07/2019, 07/16/2019, 10/10/2019, 01/06/2020) 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 and NRP within three months of employment date. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 15, 2020
Emergency Department/ Full-Time/ Posted (10/14/2020) 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. Work Experience: No previous experience required, except as listed below. Incumbent should be proficient in the basic aspects of the job and able to assume call responsibilities as required within three months of employment date. Specific Work Experience Requirements/Preferences: Heart and Vascular Services: six months of cardiac monitoring. Preferred: Critical Care Unit and PACU: six months of cardiac monitoring experience. All other units:...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 15, 2020
Medical/ Full-Time/ 2nd Shift/ Posted (10/14/2020) 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. Work Experience: No previous experience required, except as listed below. Incumbent should be proficient in the basic aspects of the job and able to assume call responsibilities as required within three months of employment date. Specific Work Experience Requirements/Preferences: Heart and Vascular Services: six months of cardiac monitoring. Preferred: Critical Care Unit and PACU: six months of cardiac monitoring experience. All other units:...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 15, 2020
Medical/ Full-Time/ 2nd Shift/ Posted (10/14/2020) 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. Work Experience: No previous experience required, except as listed below. Incumbent should be proficient in the basic aspects of the job and able to assume call responsibilities as required within three months of employment date. Specific Work Experience Requirements/Preferences: Heart and Vascular Services: six months of cardiac monitoring. Preferred: Critical Care Unit and PACU: six months of cardiac monitoring experience. All other units:...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 15, 2020
Medical/ Full-Time/ 2nd Shift/ Posted (10/14/2020) 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. Work Experience: No previous experience required, except as listed below. Incumbent should be proficient in the basic aspects of the job and able to assume call responsibilities as required within three months of employment date. Specific Work Experience Requirements/Preferences: Heart and Vascular Services: six months of cardiac monitoring. Preferred: Critical Care Unit and PACU: six months of cardiac monitoring experience. All other units:...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 15, 2020
Surgical/ Full-Time/ 2nd Shit/ Posted (10/14/2020) 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. Work Experience: No previous experience required, except as listed below. Incumbent should be proficient in the basic aspects of the job and able to assume call responsibilities as required within three months of employment date. Specific Work Experience Requirements/Preferences: Heart and Vascular Services: six months of cardiac monitoring. Preferred: Critical Care Unit and PACU: six months of cardiac monitoring experience. All other units:...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 14, 2020
Nutrition Care / Part-Time / (Posted 09/01/2020) 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 Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Ability to read and write and follow verbal and written instructions. Work Experience: No previous experience required.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 10, 2020
Patient Financial Services / Full-time / 1st Shift (Posted 10/09/2020) Description: Responsible for retrieving all electronic remits from third party vendors, posts and balances all electronic remittance, lock box deposit receipts, and mail in payments. Responsible for adjustment postings to accounts. Responsible for the daily reconciliation of all deposits generated from the above posting routines with the hospital accounts receivable system. Responsible for daily processing of NSF checks. Education and Credentials Required: High School diploma. Proficient in Word and Excel. Work Experience: Two or more years of experience in cash handling, posting, or data entry. Preferred Qualification: Associate degree in Accounting or related field. Experience working in healthcare with insurance EOB’s.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 10, 2020
Sterile Processing/ Full-Time/ 2nd Shift/ Posted (10/09/2020) Descripton: Decontaminates instruments and hospital equipment. Cleans, assembles packages & sterilizes instrumentation and supplies for age appropriate patient care. Assist with receiving of daily departmental supplies attention to inventory control as stated by Coordinator/Director. Will perform other duties as directed by Sterile Processing Director/Coordinator. Work Experience: No previous experience required in sterile processing. Will train in basic job proficiencies. Education and Credentials Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Preferred: Certified Sterile Processing Technician. Knowledge of medical terminology.
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 10, 2020
Registration/ Full-Time/ 1st Shift (Posted 9/29/2020, 10/09/2020) Description: The Registration Team Leader provides training and education for all registrars to ensure quality and accuracy for all systems utilized with a customer service focus and approach. Develops, distributes and utilizes educational materials and programs. Develops and provides quality control, data integrity and accuracy trending analyses to support quality and financial goals of the organization. Assists in coordination of all front-line registration duties, including registration, admissions, and insurance verification and authorization. and actively assists in the daily operations and staffing of the Registration department which is a 24/7 operation. Incumbent will serve as expert in registration data integrity. Work Experience: Three years registration experience in a medical office or facility. Highly developed office skills required, with an emphasis on customer service and data accuracy. Candidate...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Hickory, NC, USA
Oct 09, 2020
Medical / Administrative Assistant / Catawba Valley Family Medicine - Viewmont / PRN (Posted 10/08/2020) 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: High School diploma or equivalent. BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required within three months of employment date. Work experience required: One year experience in a physician’s medical office/clinic performing front office duties using an electronic health record system (EHR), such as but not limited to working with ICD & CPT codes and scheduling. If no experience, must have completed a...