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Excellence in Caring.
A mission to provide quality, person-centered rehabilitation, long-term and palliative care through diverse programs.

Human Resources

Employment at Valley Health Services

At Valley Health Services, we know how important delivering quality care is to you and we also know that you have a life beyond your job. You will be a part of a highly skilled team, enhancing the lives of our residents in a progressive organization with an excellent reputation. At Valley Health Services you will never feel more needed or more important. You will find:

No mandatory overtime
Excellent shift differential
Tuition reimbursement
Excellent staffing ratios
Competitive salaries
Excellent benefit packages

Nursing Assistant Training Program
Valley Health Services is approved to provide an on-site Nursing Assistant Training program. The program is a 5 week training course instructed by a Registered Nurse to prepare students for the Certified Nurse Aide licensing exam. The program is offered 3 times a year with up to 8 students in each program. If interested, an application is available at the back of the booklet or at the nursing office located in the lobby on the first floor.

Valley Health Services offers the following health insurance plan:
Excellus Simply Blue

All plans offer pharmacy coverage.
Valley Health Services pays fixed portion; full-time employees with proof of alternate health insurance coverage may waive VHS health coverage in exchange for one week’s vacation.

EBS: Valley Health Services covers full-time employees and up to $10.00 per month fee for part-time employees.

The Hartford: Valley Health Services paid and policy covers up to double the individual’s salary.

Current VRS Openings

Accepting Applications for Valley Residential Services (a new 48-bed Assisted Living facility):

Director of Clinical Services: This management position requires a NYS RN License with a minimum of 2 years nursing experience, of which one (1) year is with the elderly population and at least one (1) year is with home care experience. The primary duties include, but are not limited to, assisting the Administrator with case management responsibilities for screening and assessing potential new residents; educational training support, supervisory experience to oversee nursing staff; completion of nursing staff evaluations, nursing staff scheduling; and assisting in hiring and disciplinary actions for nursing staff; candidates will also be the instructor for HHA Training Program. Candidates must possess intermediate computer skills; excellent organizational skills and a working knowledge of the budget process.

Executive Chef:
This management position requires an Associate Degree in Food Service Management and one (1) year experience in a restaurant or institutional cooking, and supervisory experience in a health care setting is preferred. The primary duties include, but are not limited to, meal preparation, overseeing and supervision of the Dietary Department, which includes directing overall operations of our dining services department and leading a team of employees, and ensuring quality nutritional services are provided on a daily basis in a clean, safe and sanitary manner. Excellent customer service, leadership, organizational and time management skills required.

Certified Home Health Aides:
Accepting applications for full and part-time Certified Home Health Aides.

Current VHS Openings

Director of Rehabilitation Services:
A high quality, progressive health care provider is seeking a licensed Physical or Occupational Therapist with strong team building and leadership skills to serve as Director of Rehabilitation Services. The position manages a multi-faceted inpatient, sub-acute, long term care and outpatient rehabilitation program. This senior leadership position is responsible for the day to day operations of the Rehabilitation Dept. including planning, directing, and organizing the department to ensure quality person centered care. Qualified candidates must possess a NYS licensure, a minimum of 5 years clinical experience with 2 years in a management level position; experience with skilled rehab program is preferred.

Application Process

1. Please print the application, release form, and substance abuse policy.
2. Complete and mail back to:
Valley Health Services
Regina DeRocco-Osley, HR Director at VHS
690 West German Street
Herkimer, NY 13350.  

Please complete ALL sections. Incomplete applications will not be considered.