Years of Experience: 2. BLS
About the Facility
Located in central Washington, this 214 bed hospital provides the area's only open-heart surgery, state-of-the-art imaging services, a robotic surgery center, neurosurgery, and inpatient rehabilitation. It offers Level 1 Cardiac, Level II Stroke, and Level III Trauma services. The hospital is one of only two single stay cardiac units in Washington state. For more than 120 years, the hospital has utilized innovation and comprehensive, compassionate health care to meet the needs of its local community. It is currently working on acquiring the most advanced medical technologies in the world to provide the best care for its patients.
Situated near the scenic Mt. Rainier, Yakima is the eighth largest city in Washington and is known for its high quality agricultural production and natural beauty. Fans of agritourism will want to spend a lot of time in the region's farms, which are famed for their apple, wine and hops production. Fans of the outdoors will love the region, which offers hiking, camping, mountain biking and beautiful views by way of Mt. Rainier, and fishing and canoeing in the scenic Yakima River.