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Nursing Shift Supervisor – Full-time and 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.
Surgical Services Nurse Manager – Full-time. Bachelor degree in nursing (BSN) (preferred) Licensed in the state of Pennsylvania, Management experience preferred. Minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience in Surgery. Knowledge of outpatient surgery and post anesthesia care. Critical care Training. ACLS, PALS
** Increased Staff RN pay rates – plus new “float”” incentive!!!**
**Graduate Nurses welcome to apply**
RN Staff Nurse– Med Surg/AAB (Adaptable Acuity Beds) – Full-time. Requires critical care training, current ACLS, and related experience.
LPN – Med Surg – Part-time or Casual. Current LPN license in PA. Acute care experience preferred.
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.
Staff Nurse / RN – Full-time, Part-time or Casual. Must have related experience or sincere interest in developing knowledge and skills in behavioral health nursing.
Licensed Practical Nurse/ LPN – Full-time. Current Pa. LPN license; Pa. Act 33/34 and CPSL clearances , Completion of crises prevention program or equivalent . 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.
Psych Tech – Part-time Serve as active member of treatment team in inpatient mental health care setting. Require bachelor’s degree in psychology or related social science. FBI, State Police and Childline clearances required. Shifts – Daylight, Evening, Overnight, Weekends and Holidays
Mental Health Aide – Part-time and Casual. High School education or equivalent. Physical ability to provide direct total physical care for patients; good observation skills. Completion of approved crises intervention program. 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.
RN Staff Nurse – Current PA Registered License, critical care or emergency room experience preferred and critical care training. ACLS certification required; PALS required within 1 year of hire.
CASE MANGEMENT/SOCIAL SERVICES
Case Manager Utilization Review– Part-time. Current Pa. RN license. Requires 5 years experience as a Registered Nurse. Prefer 2 years experience in Mental Health and/or Case Management/Utilization Review.
Social Worker – Part-time. Daylight hours.
- Requires BSW; MSW or LSW preferred.
- Requires 2 years experience in multi-disciplinary health setting (inpatient acute care setting preferred)
- Requires a comprehensive knowledge of short-term crisis intervention techniques and community resources related to discharge planning (i.e.: nursing homes, personal care homes, home health services. Must also have thorough understanding of Medical/Medicaid regulations and managed care health systems.
- Requires ability to organize, to work independently, an effectively with a variety of professional and non-professional staff. Must be able to respond to needs of patients and their families, who are often in crisis, while maintaining good guest relations. Requires ability to function effectively in a high stress environment.
Rad Tech II/CT Tech – Casual – Graduate of an accredited Radiology Program, with ARRT registry. Rad Tech II classification – CT experience required; CT Tech Classification – CT registration required. Must maintain all required credentials
Ultrasound Technologist – Casual. Must be able to perform abdominal, obstetrical, and vascular exams. Requires ARDMS and RVT. Typically works day shift , with evenings, weekends/holiday and on-call.
OTHER STAFF POSITIONS
Respiratory Therapist – Part-time position. Must have completed a Respiratory Therapy program from an approved school, and certification or registration as a Respiratory Therapist (or must be registry eligible). Need experience in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and in geriatric, adult, and pediatric respiratory care. Training/experience in sleep lab, or willingness to train. Rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays.
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.
Systems Analyst – Part-time. Two years in Information Systems position involving operations and/or programming, or equivalent in post high school training required. Working knowledge of screen-building techniques and computer system documentation. . Knowledge and skills for developing, installing and maintaining computer application within a healthcare environment (clinical and/or financial). Highly developed written and oral communication skills and problem solving skills to accurately interpret and implement user requirements. Windows personal computer skills: including software applications in spreadsheet, database, word processing, and Cisco operating systems.
Ability to interact effectively with employees, manager and the public, exercising tact, discretion and courtesy: ability to maintain confidentiality. Must be able to work a flexible schedule when needed and able to work under pressure and within time constraints.
Maintenance / Facilities Technician – Part-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.
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 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)
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:
- Work only 2 Weekends per month (2 12-hour shifts each weekend)
- Special pay rate in lieu of benefits
- Additional weekday work available, but not required
- Health Insurance available to purchase at group rates
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
Highlands Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer