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

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.

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.

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.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH  

LPN  Part-Time.  Must have related experience or sincere interest in developing knowledge and skills in behavioral health nursing.

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

Mental Health Aide – High School education or equivalent. Physical ability to provide direct total physical care for patients; good observation skills. Completion of approved crises intervention program (required upon hire or by attendance at first class offered by the hospital) Ability to provide necessary physical/personal care, as acquired through nursing aide training. Relevant work experience, or on the job training during Highlands probation period. Ability to interact with patients and families in a therapeutic manner, as acquired through. Psychiatric tech training, related education, and/or relevant work experience; or demonstrates adequate understanding of appropriate patient/family interaction in the mental health setting. CPSL clearances within 30 days of hire or transfer to the department.

IMAGING

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

LABORATORY

Lab Medical Technologist/Technician – Full-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 holiday.

AUTISM PROGRAM:

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.

DISCLOSURE RELEASE (Download .pdf)

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

OTHER STAFF POSITIONS

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.

Facilities Technician – Full-Time. Knowledge of occupational and life safety standards and codes. Knowledge of high pressure steam boilers, HVAC systems, electrical, plumbing, building trades and aseptic cleaning practices preferred. Valid PA driver’s license.

Must meet ONE of the following requirements for education/work experience:

Two (2) year degree from a college or technical school with emphasis on engineering or mechanical, electrical and construction technologies with certification. OR Eight (8) years of technical experience in facilities, with ability to demonstrate skill level required for achieving position.

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.

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. Seeking graduates from an accredited Medical Assistant program. Physician’s office or other clinical experience preferred.

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: 2/03/16