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North Country Hospital


Employer Description

"I really wanted to be somewhere where I could really know my patients. This is the perfect place for me. The doctors and staff have been great. They have been so nice."

-Lesley Rae Larsen, North Country Hospital and Health System's new Midwife.



Our History


Founded in 1919 by a group of area citizens, Orleans Country Memorial Hospital opened its doors in 1924. The present North Country Hospital opened on Prouty Drive in 1974 and has become a dynamic health system that provides services to meet the changing needs of our community.







Our Facilities


North Country Health Systems provides services in several locations, including:






  • North Country Hospital in Newport
  • Medical Arts Building in Newport
  • Community Medical Associates in Newport
  • Family Practice/OBGYN/Rehabilitation Services in Newport
  • Crawford Farm Road in Newport
  • Barton Clinic in Barton
  • Derby Green in Derby



North Country Hospital
North Country Hospital is a private, nonprofit acute care community hospital serving twenty-two communities in a two-county area in the rural Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Located on 30 acres in a quiet, easily accessible part of the City of Newport, NCH blends medical expertise and technology with a genuine concern for people. In addition to a population base of over 27,000 residents, the hospital provides care to the many area visitors, summer vacationers, skiers and other sportsmen.

North Country Health System is governed by a Board of Trustees, comprised of community members, who give of their time to fulfill this vital role. The system includes the hospital, outpatient services, physician practices and Derby Green, a skilled care facility. North Country Health System is a member of the American Hospital Association and the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems. It is licensed by the State of Vermont Department of Health and is certified by the Department of Health and Human Services as a provider under the Medicare program, It is also accredited by the Center for Medicare Services (CMS), which assures that the hospital meets the highest standards of medical care.

North Country Hospital and Health System provides cost effective care to all people regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, and ability to pay. The hospital has a further commitment to community partnerships and to encourage, educate, and assist members of the community in the maintenance and improvement of their own health.

Working for Us
We employ nearly 500 employees, offering a wide variety of health care and administrative positions. Dotted with quaint villages, refreshing farm stands, inviting restaurants, charming inns, eclectic museums and antique shops, Northeastern Vermont has a culture offering great rewards for the curious explorer. An outdoor lovers paradise, the Northeast Kingdom is home to the "Kingdom Trails", rated as one of the top five mountain biking networks in the world.




Our Employee Benefits






  • Health and dental insurance
  • Medical and dependent flexible spending accounts
  • On-site fitness center
  • Employee assistance program
    North Country Hospital employees celebrated a combined 865 years of service at the 18th annual service awards banquet at the Elks.
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Educational scholarships
  • In-house professional training classes
  • Financial planning seminars
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Life, supplemental, dependent and AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance program
  • Flexible working hours
  • Maternity and paternity leave benefits
  • Paid time off
  • 401K/403b
  • Referral bonus
  • Direct deposit
  • Free parking
  • Employee recognition program
  • Affiliation discounts



Special Messages:

Community Giving
In line with our mission of being committed to improving the health status of our communities by encouraging wellness, providing care to the ill, providing palliative care, actively collaborating on health initiatives, and supporting the improved economic health of the region...we also award 8-10 $500 health care scholarships per year to aspiring academics pursuing an education in health care.

At North Country Hospital, volunteers have graciously given back to our community, making a real difference in the quality of our services. Over 100 volunteers give more than 12,000 hours a year, assisting staff, helping our patients, managing the gift shop and raising money for hospital projects.

Won't you join us?
To view a listing of our current openings, please click below...



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Contact Details

189 Prouty Drive
Newport, Vermont  05855
Phone: 802-334-3218
Fax: 802-334-3510
Our Jobs

Type: Non Profit
Industries: Healthcare
Contact: Tina Royer
Title: Recruitment Coordinator
Contact Phone: 802-334-3210 ext
Contact Fax: 802-334-3510
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Resumes accepted by: Email, Fax, Mail
A cover letter is not required
Phone inquiries accepted