Highlands Hospital employees are committed to providing the most advanced health care services available. Our employees do this with compassion, dedication, pride, and professionalism. Contact us at (724) 626-2314, or at highlandsHR@highlandshospital.org, to inquire or to request an application.


Autism Program Director  – Exciting opportunity for a self-directed professional to continue to grow and expand services at the Highlands Hospital Regional Center for Autism; the first licensed site for Autism of Cleveland Clinic Children’s.

Director will manage all ongoing strategic and clinical operations of the Autism Center, under direction of the Hospital’s CEO. The Director will establish program priorities, serve as an external representative of the program, collaborate in fund raising, hire and develop staff and continue to develop relationships with local school districts. This position is responsible for compliance with all Department of Education regulations and all requirements of Cleveland Clinic Children’s Licensure provisions. The Director will also be involved in all aspects of future expansion of the Center.

Requirements include:

Psychiatrist – Outpatient Clinic – Highlands Hospital has an excellent opportunity available for a self-motivated psychiatrist who will provide clinical care for clients and oversight of the hospitals’ newly opened behavioral health outpatient clinic. The Hospital is seeking 16 hours per week of psychiatric time.

Qualifications: Requires a medical degree in Psychiatry, a valid PA medical license, and successful credentialing on the hospital’s medical staff.

Supervisor – Outpatient Clinic - This position involves both clinical and administrative supervision for all direct care and clinical staff in a multi-disciplinary treatment team that combines both social model/peer support, evidence-based integrative therapies blended with traditional medicine.  Competitive pay, benefits and opportunities for developing other unique programs.

Qualifications: Must be a highly motivated independent leader. Must have a minimum of one year of full-time direct clinical behavioral health experience and supervisory experience preferred. Master’s Degree in human services field from an accredited college or university.  Must be licensed in PA (LPC, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT).


RN-  Requires current Pa license  Knowledge of nursing principles and theory of biophysical and behavioral sciences.  Good interpersonal skills to interact effectively with patients, family, and health care team members.  Must demonstrate competency through mechanisms defined by Hospital policy.

RN Staff– ICU/AAB – Requires critical care training, current ACLS, and related experience.

Patient Care Assistant [PCA] –  Part-time.  Requires HS diploma or equivalent, and ability to provide necessary physical assistance, personal care, and monitoring of vital signs.  Skills may be obtained through formal training, CNA certification, relevant work experience, or on the job training.  Must be flexible to work various shifts, rotating weekends, holidays, etc.   Will be oriented to multiple nursing units (med-surg, SPU, ER) and may be assigned where needed.


RN- Full-time. Requires 6 -12 months relevant experience in hospital OR or surgicenter (or 2 years in obstetrics that included scrubbing/circulating).  Experience with gynecological procedures a plus.   Weekdays daylight, with some evening and weekend call.

RN/ SPU –Part-time. PA registered nurse with 6 months to 1 year relevant experience (i.e. in an O.R., surgicenter, or 2 years in obstetrics that included scrubbing/circulating) ACLS (upon hire or within 1 year); also prefer Critical Care Training. Ability to handle stressful situations, lifting/moving patients/equipment, continuous standing. Availability for on-call


RN Staff Nurse – Full-time / Part-time. Current PA Registered License, Requires 1 year critical care or emergency room experience preferred and critical care training. ACLS certification required; PALS required within 1 year of hire.


Medical Technologist/Technician – Full-time or Part-time position. MT or MTL.  ASCP or eligible.  Must have ability to work all areas of laboratory without direct supervision.  Rotating shifts, weekends, holidays. Current CPSL Clearances within 30 days of hire.

Tech Assistant/Phlebotomist -Part-time and Casual. Requires recent training or experience.  Will perform venipunctures on inpatients and outpatients, as well as other related functions for clinical laboratory. Rotating shifts, including weekends and holiday.


MRI Technologist- Casual. Requires completion of hospital or college-based AMA-approved school of radiologic technology, current MRI certification with the AART.


Social Worker – Casual. BSW required; MSW preferred from accredited school of social work. Two years experience in multidisciplinary health setting is required; inpatient acute care setting is preferred.


Staff is currently being added due to enrollment growth.

Classroom Behavioral Therapist [CBT] –

The Classroom Behavioral Therapist, or “CBT”, works intensively with 1-2 students under the direction of a Coordinating Teacher. The CBT follows a structured ABA regimen, to continually reinforce behavioral changes that truly make a difference in the daily lives of the students and their families.

The CBT requires a bachelor’s degree in education, special education, psychology, speech, or other developmentally-related field. A CBT must be self-motivated, physically able to manage active students, and emotionally able to remain patient and focused.

Previous Experience working with children with autism preferred. Current CPSL clearances within 30 days of hire.

All Applicants please note:

The new Act 168 Pa. Dept. of Education Disclosure Release is now required for reference checking. Download .pdf below, and see page 3 for instructions.


(See more information on our website under HIGHLANDS SERVICES > Autism Center)


Aerobic / Yoga Instructor – Casual. Group Fitness Instructors promote wellness through aerobics and/or yoga. They are contracted as an individual service to the wellness center. They develop and perform classes of aerobics or yoga upon demands of wellness center members.

Requirements – Current licensure of Group Fitness Instructing. CPR certification preferred. Seeking applicants with a background in health fitness/wellness field, as well as those who have strong people skills.

Psych Tech – Casual – BA/BS in Psychology or related field, with strong communication skills. Prefer minimum one year experience providing mental health services. May require some evening and weekend hours.

Medical Office Assistant – Part-Time Position– For physician practices, to perform front and back office duties. Requires experience, strong computer skills, and willingness to travel between offices. High school diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program. Physician’s office or other clinical experience preferred.

Physician Practice Billing Assistant - Part-time.   Assist with processing of  patient bills for various physician services.  Requires thorough knowledge of insurance billing, professional fee billing, collections, CPT4 and ICD9 coding, and physician practice systems.

Pharmacy Technician -Part-Time position.  Must possess basic computer skills, mathematical aptitude, and attention to detail.  Daylight, including rotating weekends.

Must possess a High School Diploma or the equivalent and must meet ONE of the following requirements for education/work experience:

** Successful completion of an accredited Pharmacy Technician program or certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board; with at least one year relevant pharmacy experience

** Certification through the National Pharmacy Technician Board, Inc. with at least one year of relevant pharmacy technician experience.

** Minimum of two years relevant Hospital Pharmacy technician experience.

** Completion of four years of a six-year Pharmacy Degree Program, with at least one year of relevant experience.


Nursing Specialty Areas:

Behavioral Health – We provide the only inpatient behavioral health care in Fayette County, which has been a specialized service of Highlands Hospital for over 30 years!  Traditional behavioral health treatment is enhanced with other healing modalities such as music therapy, guided imagery, and drum circle activities.  29 beds are located among two comfortable and attractive inpatient units.  The larger unit was recently reopened after a complete renovation, which incorporates enhanced safety features for both staff and patients, improved design for patient care and activities, and many other state of the art features for modern behavioral health care.

Medical Surgical – Our Med-Surg units serve pediatric/adult/geriatric patients, and include several telemetry beds.

Critical Care/ICU – Adult Intensive Care within the MedSurg Unit. Critical Care/ACLS educated RNs providing a higher level of care.

Emergency Department – Full-service 24/7 ED staffed with specialty qualified physicians and RNs, and containing many state-of-the art Emergency Medicine technologies.

Surgical Services – 2 Surgical Suites, Endoscopy and Procedure Room. Providing 24/7 inpatient and outpatient peri-operative and endoscopy care for adult and pediatric patients.

Short-Procedure Unit – 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. operating hours, M-F. The SPU is a six bed pre/post operative recovery area for all outpatient procedures. The unit also administers intravenous therapy and injections on an outpatient basis.

Nursing Scheduling Options:

Full-Time – Part-time – Casual Status
8-hour and 12-hour shifts available

For many RNs, our unique “Weekender” program is a perfect fit:

Free adjacent parking – On-site fitness center !

Easy location in the Fay-West area of northern Fayette County only-

15 minutes from New Stanton via Rt. 119S,
15 minutes from Uniontown via Rt. 119N,
15 minutes from Rt. 51 in Perryopolis via Rt. 201S.



MAIL– Completed Application and/or Resume to:
Human Resources Dept.
Highlands Hospital
401 E. Murphy Ave.
Connellsville, PA 15425

CALL– (724) 626-2314 to Inquire or Request Application

FAX– Application and/or Resume to (724) 620-5514

EMAIL– Inquiry, Application, and/or Resume to:

Employment Application (Download PDF)

Highlands Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Updated: 7/30/15