April 2020 – Employee of the Month

Anacortes Family Medicine, Careers, News

The Island Hospital Employee of the Month for April is Medical Assistant Sara Castillo. Sara is pediatrician Dr. Les Richards’ medical assistant in Anacortes Family Medicine. She is incredibly knowledgeable about pediatrics and enjoys working with families. She is talented in her communication with kids and has a compassionate personality – both traits which build … Read More

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Elise Cutter named Island Hospital COO

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Island Hospital’s Chief Financial Officer Elise Cutter has been selected as the organization’s Chief Operating Officer. “Elise has an extensive background in healthcare leadership, financial management and a keen understanding of hospital operations,” said IH Chief Executive Officer Charles Hall. In 2002, Cutter was named Island Hospital Employee of the Year and in 2007, as … Read More

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March 2020 – Employee of the Month

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The Island Hospital Employee of the Month for March is Patient Access Admission Specialist Gary Grubb. Gary has grown exponentially over his six years at Island Hospital. He has become a mentor to many newer staff, assisting in their training and ensuring proper procedures and protocols are followed within Emergency Department registration. Gary takes charge … Read More

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Help us maintain essential supplies

Coronavirus, News

If you have purchased any of the following items and are stockpiling them, please consider donating them to Island Hospital. Our providers and nurses who are on the frontline NEED these basic supplies to protect themselves while they care for patients with COVID-19 and keep the community healthy. At this time, our distributors are not … Read More

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Island Hospital adds measures to combat COVID-19

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In response to the recent news of Skagit County Public Health declaring a disaster, and the additional positive cases within Skagit County, we will begin screening staff, providers, volunteers and visitors entering our facility with the goal of mitigating the spread of COVID-19.  This process will include limiting building access points, reducing entrance hours and … Read More

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Island named Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

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Island Hospital has been named a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual award honoring rural-hospital performance is determined by iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEXR, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. “We are very proud of this recognition by The Chartis Center,” said Island … Read More

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COVID-19 Joint Press Release 3-2-20

Coronavirus, News

Island Hospital is working closely with the City of Anacortes, Anacortes Fire Department, Skagit County Public Health and the Washington State Department of Health to closely monitor regional coronavirus cases and implement the latest care guidelines. These public agencies released a joint statement about the cooperative effort and encouraging our community to take steps to … Read More

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February 2020 – Employee of the Month

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The Island Hospital Employee of the Month for February is Patient Appointment Coordinator and Call Center Lead Jessica Murphy. Jessica joined Island Hospital as a Patient Appointment Coordinator working both registration and phones, and within one year found herself in the Call Center Lead position. At this time, the Call Center was a newly formed … Read More

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