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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 VHS Openings

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.



Valley Health Services, 160-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility is seeking:

Assistant Director of Social Services:
Skilled Social Worker to join our care team to serve as the Assistant Director of Social Services. The position will identify and provide for residents emotional and psycho/social needs and work towards the development of each resident’s full potential. In addition to supporting the Director in managing the dept, daily responsibilities include admission/discharge planning, assessments, care planning, MDS completion and regular interactions with residents and families. Candidates must have a BA/BS in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services or related field with strong nursing home experience and excellent communication and organizational skills.

Qualified candidates will be compassionate and self-driven with two years of long term care experience preferred.

Activities Aide:
Full time position, primary duties include assisting in the implementation and planning of group and individual activities. Position requires energetic, creative individual with excellent interpersonal skills. Candidate must possess a current NYS Nurse Aide Certification; previous experience in Activities or related field preferred. Must possess a current, valid, violation-free NYS driver license and be at least 25 years old.

Evening Food Service Supervisor:
Full time position. Responsibilities include assisting the FSM with the operations of our dining services, supervising employees, overseeing department sanitation and cooking meals as needed. Candidate must possess leadership, organizational and time management skills. Supervisory experience in a healthcare setting and an Associate’s Degree in Food Service Management or related field preferred.

Maintenance Department:
* Maintenance Worker – full time position
* Floor Maintenance – full time position

LPN Positions:
Openings for all shifts part-time and full time.

Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs)

Dietary Servers