ABOUT ASTRIA HEALTH
The Astria Health system, headquartered in the heart of the state of Washington’s wine country in the beautiful Yakima Valley, is a non-profit healthcare system based in Central Washington. Astria Health is the parent non-profit organization of Astria Sunnyside Hospital and Astria Toppenish Hospital and delivers care throughout the Valley through its Astria Health Hospitals and its Astria Ambulatory Care model focused on delivering the highest level of ambulatory and outpatient care in convenient locations in both the Lower and Upper Yakima Valley. Astria Ambulatory Care is designed to meet the changing lifestyles and diverse needs of those living and working throughout the region.
Astria Health delivers both inpatient hospital care and emergency services, ambulatory care, and outpatient services throughout the Yakima Valley. Inpatient Hospital and Emergency care is provided at two community-focused Astria Health Hospitals; Astria Sunnyside Hospital and Astria Toppenish Hospital. Astria Health's continuum of care services include hospitals, outpatient Astria Health Centers (primary care and specialty care centers), Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Astria Hearing and Speech, Astria Home Health and Hospice, and medical services customized specifically for the region and based on specific community need. The Astria Health system ensures healthcare sites and providers are conveniently located in towns and cities throughout the Region to ensure convenient access to quality healthcare at all times.
Patients living or working in the Upper Yakima Valley, including the City of Yakima and the surrounding area, continue access care in the Astria Health network through its Astria Ambulatory Surgical Center and medical specialists located in the Astria Health Medical Plaza and continued care at the Astria Health Center on Ahtanum in Union Gap, Zillah, and Toppenish. These outpatient health centers ensure the city continues to have access to specialists not typically found in smaller communities. They include neurosurgeons, cardiologists, general surgeons, podiatrists, orthopedists, plastic surgeons, and many others.The Astria Health Medical Plaza and the Astria Health Center Multi-specialty and Diagnostics center also provides ancillary services including laboratory, diagnostics, therapy, and advanced imaging services. These world-class specialists also support the communities of Sunnyside and Toppenish as medical staff members at Astria Sunnyside Hospital and Astria Toppenish Hospital.
Astria Health Center Primary Care with Walk-In Care clinics throughout the area increase the access to primary care for individuals and families throughout the Lower and Upper Yakima Valley. They are dedicated to the advancement of healthy communities in need of their expertise and skill.
Committed to investing in a continuum of care for the people who live and work throughout Central Washington, Astria Health's goal is to build sustainable, locally-based, healthcare organizations that improve health for those we serve.
Astria Health's leadership team provides the expertise, know-how, processes and resources that rural-based and local community hospitals need to ensure healthcare services are sustained in their regions. Astria Health specializes in ensuring the long-term sustainability of these valuable, yet vulnerable, healthcare delivery systems, many which are currently threatened in today's rapidly-changing healthcare environment.
PICTURE YOURSELF LIVING IN YAKIMA, WA
The Yakima Valley is a growing agricultural center and one of the country’s most important agricultural hubs. As the producer of over 75 percent of the hops in the United States and the home to over 100 wineries, Yakima Valley is filled with rolling hills of fruit orchards, hops fields, and vineyards.
If the arts and entertainment is what you and your family enjoy, sit back and listen to the Yakima Symphony at the Seasons Performance Hall or a show or concert at the Yakima Capital Theater, or jazz at the Ellensburg Jazz Festival. Outdoor concerts are a special treat and offered free of charge at many of the nationally-acclaimed wineries or breweries located throughout the Valley.
With four distinct seasons, outdoor experiences are available year round. Centered within miles of some of the country’s most epic beauty, the Yakima Valley provides a balance of nature with the culture and excitement of local entertainment venues as well as some of the nation’s most exciting cities nearby.
The Pacific Northwest is a wonderful place to live for both providers and their families and the Yakima Valley is located at its center. For example, the Cascades, Mt. Adams, Mt. Rainier, Yakima Canyon, and the beautiful Columbia River Gorge can be reached within hours. And if you’re craving for the fast-pace of world-class cities-- Seattle, Portland, and Spokane are only a 2-3 hour drive.
To be eligible, you will need:
- A doctoral degree
- WA License or the ability to obtain a WA license
- DEA certificate
- BE/BC required
- Great peer references and in good standing
- Approved for credentialing with health plans, Medicare, Medicaid
- Open to experienced or new grads