Join Our Team

Vail Health offers rewarding health care careers near North America’s finest mountain communities. We are seeking compassionate professionals for our 52-bed Hospital, Urgent Care clinics, Vail Health clinics, Emergency Department, Surgery Centers, Howard Head Sports Medicine and Shaw Cancer Center.  Explore our latest opportunities and find the health care position that’s right for you. Follow your heart, embrace your passion and discover the quality-of-life benefits of living near Vail.

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Applying for Employment

Your application is very important to us, and we thank you for your interest in a professional career at Vail Health.
  • As part of the online process, each candidate will set up a personal profile. "Application History" under your candidate profile that will display your current status for positions applied for in the last six months.
  • Candidates should submit an application to each position they wish to pursue.
  • Applications must be submitted through the online application. If this creates a hardship for you, for any reason, please call Human Resources at (970) 569 7502 for assistance.                 
  • Status Types 
    • Full-time: 30-40 hours or more (eligible for benefits)
    • Part-time: 20-29 hours (eligible for benefits)
    • Pool: A position that is called upon to fill in shifts
    • Seasonal: Positions are for the duration of the ski/snowboard season
  • The path to getting hired involves a phone interview, Skype interview and/or on-site interview at one of our facilities.
  • All potential employees undergo a pre-employment drug screen urinalysis and a background check. 
  • As a commitment to our patients, community, and employees, an annual influenza immunization is required for all Vail Health employees.  This is provided at no cost to the employees.
How do I know if I am qualified for the position?
Each position posted on the website contains specific job-related information including education, experience and skills required.

What is the rate of pay for a position?
Vail Health provides competitive pay and benefits. The rate of pay is determined by the type of position, experience and relevant education. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer exceptional benefits.

How do I apply?
Our job application process offers flexibility to apply online at any time. A resume may be attached to the application, but it is not a substitute for a complete application.

Click here to search and apply for jobs.

May I apply for more than one position?
You may select up to five active positions in which you are interested. You should meet all education, experience and skill requirements for each position before applying.

Can my application be submitted for other open positions?
Once your application is submitted, it will remain active for 90 days. If you find an additional position for which you would like to be considered, you may apply for that position by logging into your account and using the copy feature.

What is the status of my application?
Qualified applications are distributed to the appropriate department based on the position selected. The department reviews each candidate’s skill set and employment history to identify the most-qualified applicants to interview. Applicants may check the status of their applications by accessing their job seeker account. Once logged in, applicants can navigate to the Applications section and review the status of all submitted applications. 

When will someone contact me?
The hiring department reviews each candidate’s qualifications and employment history to identify the most-qualified applicants. Selected candidates are contacted directly by the department to schedule interviews.
Vail Health provides attractive benefits for year-round employees and seasonal employees.
Benefits for Year-round Employees
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement plan - 403(b)
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Child care reimbursement
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Health club subsidy
  • Payroll deduct for ski pass   
Seasonal Employee Benefits
  • Seasonal housing
  • Payroll deduct for ski pass
  • End of season bonus
Vail Health strives to provide a fair compensation and benefits package for all employees. We do this by assessing and conducting market competitive pricing of our positions and pay practices.  
Individual pay rates are based on documented and verifiable factors such as:
  • Experience
  • Competencies
  • Education
Certain positions may be eligible for the following:
  • Shift differentials
  • On-call or call-back pay
  • Charge pay
  • PRN differential
  • Certification pay
During the pre-screening process, candidates will learn more about how they might be in-graded to the appropriate grade for their position if hired.
Vail Health is an equal opportunity employer. It is the organization's policy to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated in accordance with all applicable laws. Illegal discrimination is strictly prohibited. All personnel actions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship, age or other legally protected classes. Personnel actions including, but not limited to, recruitment, employment, training, transfers promotions, demotions, disciplinary actions, terminations and benefits are based on qualifications, performance and other job-related factors. It is the responsibility of all employees to maintain a work environment that is free from discrimination. Any employee found in violation of this policy is subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.
An employee who feels he/she has been treated in a manner contrary to this policy should immediately report the incident to his/her manager or Human Resources at (970) 569-7501. Each complaint will be investigated. Based on the information obtained during the investigation, appropriate corrective action will be taken, if warranted. An accused violator, or any other employee, may not retaliate against any employee or applicant for making a complaint regarding a personnel action that is alleged to be contrary to our Equal Employment Opportunity policy.
If you would like to view the hospital's Affirmative Action Plan (AAP), please contact Human Resources during the business hours of 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM MST at (970) 569-7501. Please note that our Equal Opportunity Employer Policy and Affirmative Action Plan may be updated from time to time.
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