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Careers at River Hospital

  • Why River Hospital?

    At River Hospital, everyone's job is critical to the successful care of our patients. Be a part of an organization whose employees and medical staff choose to work here because they are dedicated to delivering excellence, are enthusiastic, and truly care about making a difference in a small rural community.

    Enjoy the natural beauty of Northern New York, on the shores of the St. Lawrence River. Exceptional, dedicated people, rewarding career opportunities (full, part-time and casual), excellent compensation and benefit program and the ability to deliver healthcare in a close-knit community are some of the reasons to join River.


    River Hospital offers a robust and competitive benefits package. This package is a clear reflection of how much River Hospital cares about its employees, their health, well-being and, of course, their family. A summary of our benefits are listed below. Complete details will be provided during the interview and hiring process.

    Health and Wellness Benefits
    Medical Insurance
    Dental Insurance
    Vision Insurance
    Life Insurance
    Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
    Short Term and Long Term Disability
    Medical and Dependent Care Spending Accounts

    403(b) Retirement Benefit + Employer Match

    Paid Time Off
    Paid Time Off – includes vacation, holiday, personal and sick time
    Vacation Buy Back Program
    Sick Day Incentive

    Other Benefits
    Tuition Assistance Program
    Employee Referral
    Longevity Bonus
    Aflac Cancer and Accident Coverage
    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    Gym Membership in Physical Therapy Department

    Nursing Benefits
    RN Preceptor/Charge Nurse Incentive
    Additional Shift Incentive

  • Current Opportunities

    River Hospital offers employment positions in this small rural facility. We are proud of the expert care we provide in a warm family atmosphere. We strive to provide an environment where each employee is treated as an important contributor to the success of the hospital with the ability to continue to learn and grow.

    For additional information please contact our Healthcare Recruiter, Tasha Dwyer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 315-486-0510. 

    View and apply for our career opportunities

  • Internships/Job Shadowing

    Are you interested in the health care profession? Would you like to learn more about what it takes to work in the health care field? If so, River Hospital’s internship and job shadowing experiences may be for you.

    River Hospital’s job shadow program allows you to experience what it’s like to work in the health care field alongside one of our extraordinary staff members. For a job shadow experience, you will spend approximately eight to ten hours shadowing a health care professional. They will provide you with insight that can assist you in selecting your future health care career.

    Ready to get started? I am interested in a job shadow at River Hospital

    The River Hospital Internship Program is aimed at highly motivated individuals who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level program and are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. An application must be completed in order to be considered for an internship. River Hospital also requires the establishment of an affiliation agreement with the educational institution you attend.

    Ready to get started? I am interested in an internship at River Hospital

    For questions or additional information, please contact Tasha Dwyer, Education Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Once your application has been received it will be reviewed to ensure we can accommodate your request, and we will contact you for further action.