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

At the heart of Renton’s healthcare industry stands UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center, the city’s premier medical facility and the largest nonprofit healthcare provider in the region spanning between Seattle and Tacoma. With a rich history dating back to 1947, UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center has been a pillar of the community, dedicated to delivering safe, high-quality, and compassionate care to the residents of South King County.

As Renton’s primary medical center, UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center plays a vital role in the well-being of the community. Beyond its commitment to exceptional healthcare services, the medical center serves as one of the city’s primary employers, creating numerous job opportunities and contributing to the local economy.

With a legacy built on a foundation of excellence, UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center continuously strives to provide cutting-edge medical treatments, innovative technologies, and a patient-centered approach. The highly skilled healthcare professionals at the medical center are committed to meeting the diverse healthcare needs of Renton and surrounding areas.

When you choose Renton, you gain access to a robust healthcare ecosystem anchored by UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center. Whether you require routine medical care, specialized treatments, or emergency services, you can trust in the expertise and dedication of the medical center’s staff.

Experience the exceptional healthcare services offered by UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center and discover why Renton is a thriving hub for comprehensive medical care. We invite you to explore the wealth of healthcare resources available in our community and witness firsthand the commitment to excellence and compassionate care that sets Renton apart.

Welcome to Renton, where your health and well-being are our top priorities.Healthcare, a major industry in Renton.

Award-Winning Institution 

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

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