Employment

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.

CURRENT OPENINGS

MANAGEMENT

Nursing Shift Supervisor – Full-time or Part-time. Seeking an RN to function as House Supervisor on off-shifts and weekends.  12 hours shifts, 5PM to 5AM. 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.

MED SURG

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.

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

RN Staff Nurse – 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.

LABORATORY

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.

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

Coordinating Teacher – Full-time Collaborate with Center Director and other teacher(s) to develop a curricula and grow the program utilizing ABA principles and ongoing data collection and assessment. Work with students and support CBT’s in implementing program curricula and students IEP’s. Bachelors in education required, but 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.

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.

DISCLOSURE RELEASE (Download .pdf)

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

OTHER STAFF POSITIONS

Observation Sitter/ Housekeeping - Part-time. Primarily evening and night shift, M-F and rotating weekends for 1:1 patient observation as needed. Will perform housekeeping duties when no patients are assigned, and possibly if needed for day shift. Previous housekeeping experience preferred, but not required. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.  Ability to read and write legibly.  Ability to lift minimum 25 lb. (up to 100 lb.)

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.

Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) – perform technical analysis on sleep studies within an acceptable time frame from their home or office. The ideal candidate will have experience in performing all aspects of polysomnography both hospital and home studies. They will have a complete understanding of how to use and calibrate complex recording equipment. They will either hold the RPSGT/RRT credential or be eligible for the same.Preferred Qualifications – experience in performing accurate technical analysis on sleep studies and preparing reports for the interpreting physician within an acceptable time frame. They must have a current BCLS certification.

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.

 

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION 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/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.

 HOW TO APPLY

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: 8/25/16