About the Organization
Hospital: Skagit Valley Hospital
# of beds 137
Level Trauma: Level III
Best Known For:
Skagit Valley Hospital is a 137-bed acute care regional community hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington. Key services include advanced diagnostics, surgical services, heart care, orthopedics, the Family Birth Center and cancer care. Skagit Valley Hospital also operates the Stanwood Health Clinic in Stanwood, Camano Community Health Clinic on Camano Island and the Skagit Valley Kidney Center on the Mount Vernon campus. The hospital is expanding to meet the needs of a growing community. A 220,000 square foot expansion project will more than double the size of the hospital, providing a new Emergency/Trauma unit, surgical services, critical care, Family Birth Center and private patient rooms. The new facility will open in Fall 2007. A new comprehensive cancer care center is also under construction at the Skagit Valley Hospital campus and slated to open in Fall 2006, featuring radiation and medical oncology and complementary therapies in a healing environment. Skagit Valley Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and is a member of the American Hospital Association and the Washington State Hospital Association.
110,000 (estimated population growth of 50,000 by 2020)
Quality of life; close proximity to metropolitan centers (ie. Seattle/Vancouver B.C.); diversity of outdoor activities (land/water); quality school systems; incredible community support of local healthcare industry and providers (ie. Skagit County residents passed a $60 million bond to support Skagit Valley Hospital's 220,000sf expansion project - new facility is currently under construction; to be completed Fall 2007)
1) Seattle, Washington (approx. 1 hour south)
2) Vancouver B.C. (approx. 1.5 hours north)
University of Washington (Seattle), Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA 30 minutes north)
Home of the world-renowned annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Mount Vernon is located just off the I-5 corridor approximately one hour north of Seattle gateway to the Cascade Mountain Range, Vancouver B.C., and the San Juan Islands and is an established community that boasts a rich history, growing community, an abundance of outdoor activities, and so much more!