We Invest in Our Community’s Well Being Through a Robust Healthcare Sector

The Renton healthcare industry is led by UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center, Renton’s primary medical facility and the largest nonprofit healthcare provider between Seattle and Tacoma. Since 1947, UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center has been providing safe, quality, and compassionate care for the residents of South King County. The medical center is one of Renton’s primary employers.

An Award-Winning Institution

Healthcare, a major industry in Renton.

The UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center offers award-winning care coupled with an excellent work environment and has received accolades that speak to its remarkable programs of excellence.

  • Ranked as a Best Hospital in the Seattle Metro Area and Washington State by U.S. News & World Report
  • Received the Health Care Equality Index (HEI) Leader in Health Care Award for equitable and inclusive care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients and their families and a discrimination-free workplace for LGBTQ staff members
  • Recognized in 2015 by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine for leading the industry in the adoption of information technology to improve operational, financial, and clinical performance in health care delivery systems
  • Received a Gold Achievement Award for a fit-friendly worksite from the American Heart Association

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Other Major Healthcare Employers

In addition to the UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center, there are many other healthcare institutions that not only provide exemplary care, but provide thousands of jobs in our community and for our residents, including:

  • Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Kaiser Permanente Washington
  • HealthPoint
  • Proliance Orthopedic Associates
  • Bloodworks Northwest
  • Seattle Goodwill Industries
  • Talbot Rehabilitation Center
  • Pacific Medical Centers
  • Renton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  • Chateau Valley Center
  • B&B Dental Ceramic Arts Inc.
  • Seattle Pain Center
  • Bethesda Lutheran Communities
  • LifeNet Health Northwest