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Lakin Hospital

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Lakin Hospital, a long term care nursing facility owned and operated by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, has been providing 24/7 non-skilled nursing care since 1979. 

The 114-bed nursing home has a long established reputation of excellent care provided by a dedicated staff. Nestled in the rural region of the Ohio River Valley, Lakin Hospital is located just north of Point Pleasant, WV on route 62.  Lakin Hospital provides a comfortable setting in the facility as well as our outdoor campus.  

IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY: Lakin Hospital recognizes the need for interaction and communication between its clients and their families or representatives in a time of local, state and/or national emergencies. In the event of a known emergency, family members or authorized representatives may call: (304) 675-0860
Services provided include: 
  • Activities/programs within the facility and off campus
  • Therapeutic services to maintain or improve resident functioning abilities
  • Safe and reliable transportation to medical appointments
  • Secured outside area for residents to enjoy
  • Library and multipurpose room 
Lakin Hospital 
11522 Ohio River Rd. 
West Columbia, WV 25287


Career Opportunities
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Due to recent legislation, positions filled for the West Virginia Department of Health Facilities and West Virginia Department of Human Services' Bureau for Social Services beginning January 1, 2024, are no longer covered by the West Virginia Division of Personnel.  These positions are now covered under the Office of Shared Administration classification and compensation system. All job postings for the Department of Health Facilities and Bureau for Social Services can temporarily be found here. You may apply for any jobs that interest you by filling out this application form​ or by submitting your resume/CV to OHRMOSAClassComp@wv.gov​.​


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