Careers at Rio Grande Hospital & Clinics

Want a career with us? We are always looking for hardworking and self motivated people that have great teamwork skills, love to work, and help us make a difference in the community.

We also recognize the importance of employee benefits as a part of an employee’s total compensation package.

Our core values include:

  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Service Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Awareness

If our goals and values match yours, we encourage you to join us. We are committed to hiring and retaining talented employees.

  • Retirement Plan 403(b) with a match
  • Earned PTO Program
  • Accrued Sick Time
  • Life Insurance
  • Discount off your AT&T contract

The above is a summary of the benefits program. Employee benefits are subject to change according to the Personnel Policies of the Rio Grande Hospital. For specific details on any benefits stated above or for a more complete listing contact Human Resources. This summary does not imply a contract of employment or guarantee of benefits.

Living in the San Luis Valley

The San Luis Valley is an extensive alpine valley in Colorado and New Mexico covering approximately 8,000 square miles and sitting at an average elevation of 7,500 feet above sea level. Even at this altitude, the valley is surrounded by mountains which allow year round outdoors activities of all sorts. Feel free to look at the National Geographic page, the San Luis Valley Recreation Map (PDF file) or simply the Wikipedia page to learn more of its geographic and history.


At Rio Grande Hospital & Clinics, we take pride in employing a diverse workforce and welcome a variety of opinions, backgrounds, and values. We embrace the differences in others and rely on a variety of perspectives to enhance our workplace, community and patient experience.

If the position you’re interested in is not listed, feel free to fill out an application and we will keep it on file.

Current Job Opportunities:


Surgical Nurse (part-time) in Del Norte: Provide quality care to patients before, during, and after surgery. Must have verbal skills to present information and ideas [...]


Laboratory Tech (MLT/MT) (full-time in Del Norte) - Performs routine testing in serology, hematology, coagulation, clinical chemistry, clinical microbiology, urinalysis and immunohematology. Makes qualitative and quantitative [...]


Director of Spiritual Care (full-time) The Director of Spiritual Care will actively nurture the wellness of patients and staff, particularly pertaining to their relationships to [...]


Surgical Nurse (PRN) Del Norte: This is a part time Preop and PACU registered nursing position. This position offers the option for an experienced nurse [...]

Please contact Paula Pacheco (HR Manager) by phone (719) 657-4111 or by email. Interested applicants can fill out our online application for employment and submit it to us directly.

Rio Grande Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are looking to help others and serve your community, volunteering at Rio Grande Hospital can fulfill your desire to lend a hand to someone during their hospital stay. The Volunteer Program at Rio Grande Hospital has provided ongoing assistance and support to our patients, medical staff, and community for almost 10 years. Our volunteers are a dynamic group of driven individuals who bring us their dedication, time, and heart. Our volunteers come from a variety of ages and backgrounds with the common desire to provide a valuable service to the community by improving the patient experience in a compassionate way.  Learn More >

Mission: With a smile and a helping hand, we provide quality care and service to our communities.

Vision: We will distinguish ourselves as the trusted healthcare destination.
We will provide compassionate healthcare and advocate wellness through innovative access, preventive medicine,
and collaborative partnerships within our diverse community.


Rio Grande Hospital

310 County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Tel: 719-657-2510
Open: 24/7

Creede Family Practice

802 Rio Grande
Creede, CO 81130
Tel: 719-658-0929

Rio Grande
Hospital Clinic

310C County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Tel: 719-657-2418

Monte Vista Medical Clinic & Pharmacy

1033 2nd Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Tel: 719-852-8827
Pharmacy Tel: 719-628-0533

Rio Grande Hospital Clinic at South Fork

52 Jackson Street
South Fork, CO 81154
Tel: 719-873-5494

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