Bigfork Valley Employment
Bigfork Valley Employment        

Bigfork Valley Employment

Grow your career with Bigfork Valley. Live and work in a four season recreational area in the northwoods of Minnesota. Our independent medical campus includes a hospital ranked top in the state for patient satisfaction and is a 2012 & 2013 recipient of the Women’s Choice Award by WomenCertified®, top 20 Critical Access Hospitals award for patient satisfaction by the National Rural Health Association and top in the nation for patient satisfaction by Becker's Hospital Review. The campus also includes a pharmacy, new fitness center, cafeteria, day care center and medical and dental clinics.

Download the application file (Adobe Acrobat Reader is required) to your computer. Complete the form, save file with your name and email to or mail to Bigfork Valley, Human Resources Manager, P.O. Box 258, Bigfork, MN 56628.

Please download and complete the Addenda to the application and bring them with you at your interview. You may also print the application and addenda, complete and send or bring them to Human Resources.

Director of Ancillary Services

Full time position with competitive salary and excellent benefit package.

Summary of Job Description: Responsible for overall supervision, strategic goal-setting and budgeting for the following departments: Wellness Center, Bigfork Valley medical clinics, Chiropractor Clinic and Human Resources. Communicates effectively with providers, staff and the public, and conveys positive messages and ethical principles consistent with the mission and values of Bigfork Valley. Must be willing and able to travel for meetings.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in related field(s); or five to seven years progressive experience preferably in healthcare or equivalent combination of education and experience. Masters Degree in related field(s) preferred. Familiarity with privacy and other legal issues in a health care setting required.

Director of Nursing - Long Term Care

Full time position with competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Summary of Job Description: Manages employees with direct patient care in Bigfork Valley Communities, ensuring that policies and procedures are followed and revised as necessary, providing training opportunities, resolving issues and making sure that established standards of resident care are met. Ensure department’s compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Assumes additional duties in the absence of the nursing home administrator. Has a good understanding of the financial aspects of a nursing home. Exhibits good clinical and interpersonal skills with the ability to successfully lead nursing staff in providing excellent patient care.

Qualifications: Four year college or university program certificate preferred. Two to four years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Registered to practice nursing in Minnesota. Must be able to participate in continuing education to maintain licensure and to further develop professional skills as required.

Activities Aide

Seeking a full time activities aide for our long term care facility.

Summary of Job Description: Helps to create an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive daily life through meaningful activities for nursing home elders. Assists with planning, transportation and set up of activities. Good interpersonal skills, especially with elders, exhibiting respect, understanding of elders’ issues and level of functioning. Able to work independently and cooperatively within the facility’s policies and procedures. Takes direction from nursing staff in creating a safe environment.

Qualifications: Activities Assistant certification through the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals required, or willing to complete certification. Bus driver training certificate required. CNA certification required, or willing to complete training. Activities experience in a skilled-care nursing home environment preferred, or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience. High school diploma or GED preferred.


Seeking individuals for full time and casual Certified Nursing Assistant positions in our long term care facility.

Summary of Job Description: Cares for elders following the Bigfork Valley philosophies with skill, compassion and respect. Provides social, physical and medical care that enables elders to live their lives to the fullest. Supports elders in self-care and provides care as necessary for those unable to care for themselves. Supports the elder’s physical and social household environment, following the elder’s preferences. Maintains appropriate documentation and notifies nursing staff/manager of changing needs and conditions of elders. Provides restorative therapy under the leadership of therapy professionals. Follows proper infection control, sanitation and safety practices. Has good interpersonal skills, is able to deal with unexpected events, is consistently at work and on time.

Qualifications: CNA certificate or class enrollment required. Must meet all federal and state regulatory requirements to maintain certification and active registry as CNA, including 12 CEUs per year and participation in mandatory in-service and any departmental education. High school diploma or GED preferred.

Bigfork Valley provides CNA training, click here to view our education schedule.


Seeking full time and casual housekeepers to perform general housekeeping duties on the Bigfork Valley campus.

Perioperative RN

Seeking part time or casual Perioperative RN.

Summary of Job Description: Provides care to patients in surgical setting including direct patient care, education for patients and families, administering medications and treatments. Performs assessments and aids physician during surgery. Monitors vital signs and keeps physician apprised of patient’s condition and reactions to treatment. Performs documentation. Includes practice in the surgical suite and endoscopy room, and pre- and post-care and recovery of patient.

Qualifications: Requires a minimum of an associate's (AA) or associate of science (AS) degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school. Current Minnesota Registered Nursing License; BLS, and ACLS certifications as required by the nursing department.

Pharmacy Technician

Seeking part time Certified Pharmacy Technician for the hospital pharmacy.

Summary of Job Description: Reports to the retail pharmacist. Assists the pharmacist in the preparation and dispensing of medications by performing computer entry of prescription data and other tasks as assigned. Has good interpersonal skills and is able to provide excellent customer service. Is prompt, accurate and prioritizes well. Observes safety and security procedures.

Qualifications: Holds PharmD diploma. Licensed with MN Board of Pharmacy. Two to four years retail or equivalent clinical practice experience preferred.

Physical Therapist Assistant

Seeking casual Licensed Physcial Therapist Assistant.

Summary of Job Description: Provide direct patient care under the direction of a Physical Therapist. The physical therapy department services on-site long term care as well as community patients.

Qualifications: Associate’s degree from an accredited physical therapy assistant program and current state licensing required.

Senior Services Staffing Coordinator

Full time position

Summary of Job Description:Coordinates and communicates work schedules of Senior Service employees including schedule changes as appropriate.

Qualifications: Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Employment Application 

Please complete and print the interactive employment application form. You may email the completed form to or mail to Bigfork Valley, Human Resources Manager, P.O. Box 258, Bigfork, MN 56628. Please download and complete the Addenda to the application and bring them with you at your interview. You may print off the application and addenda, fill them in and send or bring them to Human Resources. 

Required Addenda to the Application:

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