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.




Highlands Hospital was chosen as Opioid Use Disorder Center of Excellence by Governor Wolf. With a patient-centered holistic approach to treatment and recovery from the disease of addiction, specifically to the opioid class of drugs, staff will navigate & link clients to medical, psychosocial and other support services and provide ongoing assessment and continuity of care. We are seeking qualified experienced individuals who embrace a holistic approach to treatment and who can work closely in a collaborative team environment in the following positions:

Case Managers/Counselors

Certified Peer Recovery Specialists 

Licensed Therapist(s)

Registered Nurses


Nursing Shift Supervisor – Casual. Seeking an RN to function as House Supervisor on off-shifts and weekends.  Requires nursing experience and current ACLS, with critical care training and some management experience preferred.

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.


Staff Nurse / RN-  For Med-Surg unit with Acuity Adaptable beds that can be designated as needed for those patients requiring a higher level of care, including intensive monitoring and specialized technology. Staff MUST have or be willing to attain critical care training.  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 Nurse – Full-time and Casual. 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.


Staff Nurse / RN –  Must have related experience or sincere interest in developing knowledge and skills in behavioral health nursing.

Licensed Practical Nurse/ LPN – Current Pa. LPN license;  Pa. Act 33/34 and CPSL clearances (upon hire, or subject to CPSL “provisional” status), Completion of crises prevention program or equivalent (upon hire or prior to completing probation). Must be able to demonstrate competency in all areas of LPN scope practice, as required by hospital. Training or experience relevant to mental health care or services is preferred.


Lab 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. 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 holidays.


Patient Accounting Assistant – Part-time position. Typing: 35 wpm; organizational and filing and figure adaptive skills; ability to work independently. Knowledge of all types of insurances and various requirements. PC experience in Microsoft products, including Windows, Excel, and Word. One year of billing experience in a Hospital Accounting Department, Physician Medical Billing office or relevant post secondary training is required.

Facilities A- Casual – 3 years relevant experience, and ability to demonstrate knowledge and skill in completing routine facility maintenance and repairs, as well as environmental services and grounds-keeping functions.

– High school diploma or GED and Valid Driver’s license

– Ability to read and write legibly

– Ability to lift up to 100 lb. (and pull/pull up to 300 lb.)

– Valid PA driver’s license

Medical Assistant – Part-Time Position– For off-site primary care services, to perform front office and clinical duties. Requires experience, strong computer skills, and willingness to travel. Seeking graduates from an accredited Medical Assistant program. Medical office or other clinical experience preferred.

Patient Registrar– Part-time.  H.S. graduate or the equivalent. 20 wpm typing and ability to demonstrate basic word processing skills on a PC. Knowledge of medical terminology and Good organizational skills and communication skills, to relate well with all levels of staff.

AUTISM PROGRAM: Staff is currently being added due to enrollment growth.

Speech Therapist – Part-time. Licensed speech therapist for Highlands Hospital Regional Center for Autism. Speech therapist will provide speech and language therapy to students with an autism spectrum diagnosis. The speech therapist will administer evaluations, design and carry out treatment as part of the student’s individualized education plan. They will participate as a member of the education team and provide feedback and consultation to teaching staff.

Special Education Teacher – Full-time teacher for licensed private school. Collaborate with staff to implement curriculum utilizing ABA principles and ongoing data collection and assessment. Work directly with students, and coordinate support staff activities. Bachelors in special education preferred.

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 an associates or 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. FBI clearance from Department of Education required.

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)


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/AAB – Our Med Surg units serve pediatric/adult/geriatric patients, and include several telemetry beds. In addition, Acuity-Adaptable beds can be designated as needed for those patients requiring a higher level of care, including specialized technology, and intensive monitoring by specially trained nursing staff.

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: highlandsHR@highlandshospital.org

Employment Application (Download PDF)

Highlands Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Updated: 01/13/17