Frequently Asked Questions
Thank you for your interest in a career at Valley Health! Please read the
following frequently asked questions regarding the job application process.
Where do I start?
here. You can browse job openings and submit your resume along with your application.
First-time users will be asked to create an account with a user name and password.
Over 43,000 applications are received annually for approximately 1,000
positions. While securing a position at Valley Health is a competitive
process, here are some tips:
- Complete your application thoroughly! Please review to ensure your application
is complete, accurate and free of spelling and grammatical errors before
you electronically sign and submit.
- Copy and paste AND/OR upload your resume.
- Submit a cover letter that highlights your education, experience and skills
relevant to the job posting. Tell us why you are a great candidate for
- List any special skills, abilities, licenses and certifications you possess.
Please also list any electronic systems you have used.
How do I upload a resume?
First, create your account, log on and then select "Upload my Resume.”
Please note, when selecting this option, you will be directed to locate
your resume on your computer or a disk, which may not be available if
you are applying at a public location.
How do I create a search agent?
After logging into your account, select the “Job Agent” tab
and go through the prompts to set up email notifications for future openings
that match your skills and criteria.
What happens once I apply for a job?
We encourage all applicants to read the job requirements on the job posting
carefully. Applicants who do not meet the minimum job requirements cannot
move forward in the process. You may be contacted by telephone or email
if there is a strong match between your qualifications and the requirements
of the position.
Why was I sent a link to take an assessment?
All positions require the completion of an assessment. The instructions
for the assessment are sent to the email address listed on your application.
We recommend that you take the assessment in a quiet place with reliable
high speed internet and limited distractions. You must complete the assessment
in one sitting and should allow yourself one hour to complete it. The
assessment is reviewed and scored by an external vendor. To ensure confidentiality
and validity, we do not provide information about or results of the assessment.
The assessment is part of a multi-component selection process.
How can I check my status?
You can check your status online by logging into your account and clicking
I see a position that was posted a while ago. Is it still available?
Only the positions listed on the website are currently available.
Why hasn't anyone called me after I’ve applied for an open position?
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, you will be contacted
only if there is an interest in setting up an interview. You may check
the status of your submitted application by clicking “Application
History” after logging into your account.
I'm having trouble applying online. Can I just fax, email or mail my resume?
We are only able to accept applications online. If you need a computer
to apply, there are computers available in local public libraries and
at The Virginia Employment Commission offices throughout the state. You
can also visit our on-site Human Resources Office located at 333 W. Cork
Street, Suite #140, Winchester, Virginia 22601. Applications can be completed
at this location Monday –Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Help! I’ve forgotten my username and password.
Click here, and then select the option to email or display your login information.
On the right side of the login page you'll see a link for "Forgot
User Name or Password?" under the log-in form.
What does being a “per diem” employee mean?
“Per diem" is Latin for "for each day," and it means
you agree to work a shift for a specified hourly base pay. Per diem employees
work on an as-needed basis, often less than full-time employees, with
a flexible schedule, and they do not receive benefits.