Admitting Representative – Walk-In Center

Responsible for Registering Walk-In Center patients.  Will verify all demographic information as well as obtaining insurance information and verifying insurances via various websites; Responsible for opening, closing and balancing of the cash drawer and for the collection of co-payments.  Must be able to work efficiently and independently in a fast paced environment.  Requirements:  Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be detail-oriented and an independent worker, able to multi-task and have computer and internet usage skills.   Insurance experience is required.  Meditech experience and knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.

24 hrs./wk. on days.  Includes every other Saturday & Sunday with rotational holidays. 

24 hrs./wk. Monday - Friday hours 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM including every other weekend 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM (in the Hospital ER.)

 

CT Scan Technologist

 Will perform duties in the CT Dept. including scanning and procedures while providing optimal patient care. Ability to independently operate all CT equipment with adherence to policy and procedural protocols.  Qualifications:  Completion of an accredited Radiology Technology program with advanced training in Computed Axial Tomography preferred; current ARRT and CT State License  or eligible; CT Certified or eligible and CPR Certification.

24 hrs./wk. Monday and Thursday 3:30 PM - 12 AM; every other Saturday and Sunday 3:30 PM - 12 AM.

Certified Nursing Assistant

Performs various duties assisting in the treatment and nursing care for the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient based on a fundamental knowledge and utilization of the nursing process and in accordance with established hospital policies and procedures.  Qualifications:  Must be a graduate of a Certified Nursing Assistant Program; State of Connecticut Certification is required. Prior acute care experience or long term experience 2 years or greater is strongly preferred. Skills:  BLS; basic computer skills including the ability to enter information pertaining to patient care per hospital policy.  Familiarity in working in Windows environment; knowledge of medical terminology; demonstrated working knowledge of a computerized medical information management system; demonstrated positive interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image; good written and verbal communication skills required.

South 3 (#1061-17C; 1062-17C; 1063-17C):  Per Diem positions to cover hours as needed within the Dept. No guarantee of hours worked; no benefits with these positions.

M3-West (#1122-17C):  24 hrs./wk. 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM including rotating weekends and holidays.

Certified Surgical Technician - OR

The Surgical Technologist is an individual with specialized education who functions as a member of the surgical team in the role of the scrub person.  He / she handles the instruments, supplies and equipment necessary during surgical procedures.  Will have an understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipate the needs of the surgeon.  Will have the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field.  Surgical Technologists work under medical supervision to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures.  QualificationsMust be a Certified Surgical Technologist, a graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist program; certification required; experience required; current  BLS certification required.

Per Diem  (#1064-17ST; #1065-17ST) positions to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hour; ;no benefits with these positions.

40 hrs./wk. (1125-17T) to include call rotation for weekdays, weekends and holidays; 2 years experience preferred.

Coder (Outpatient)

Responsible for identifying principal and secondary diagnoses and procedures on all Outpatient discharges, assigning appropriate ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM and CPT codes to each, and for verifying and maintaining the accuracy of the abstracted clinical and financial data. This position is responsible for correct and compliant coding and abstracting for outpatient records in an acute care Hospital environment.  Requirements:  CPC/CCS, including ICD-10 certification required.  Extensive knowledge of ICD-9-CM, ICD-10 CM, modifiers and E&M coding.  Knowledge of federal, state and payer-specific regulations and policies pertaining to documentation, coding, charging and billing required.  At least 2-3 years of hospital outpatient coding experience preferably with a concentration in Ambulatory Surgeries.  Knowledge of 3M and Meditech applications preferred.  Comprehensive and working knowledge of DRG and APC classification systems.  

Per Diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours/no benefits with this position.

Dietetic Technician

Per Diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept. No guarantee of hours/no benefits with this position. Dietetic Technician will ensure that patients receive optimal nourishment based on MD orders, medical specific needs and patients' personal preference. Candidates must demonstrate effective organizational skills to ensure the smooth functioning of dietary service by adhering to established standards for obtaining and processing patient meal selections.  Must be technologically savvy with the ability to utilize electronic diet office systems. An Associate's degree and Dietetic Technicians registration are required; candidates with a Bachelor's degree in food and nutrition, allied health, or related field are welcome to apply.

 

Director - Diagnostic Imaging

Full time position.  Plans, directs and monitors operations, functions and resources of the Diagnostic Imaging Dept. at Milford Hospital.  This includes, but is not limited to, X-ray/Diagnostics, CT Scan, Interventional Radiology, Mammography, MRI, Echocardiography, Ultrasound, PET, Bone Density and Radiology Records.  Is responsible for day to day operations and strategic planning of the Department.  Also responsible for regulatory compliance.  requires a Bachelor of Science in Radiology, Clinical experience and at least 5 years of Management experience.  Advanced Certification in an advanced modality and Radioligy Technology Licensure in Connecticut.

Distribution Technician

Per Diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours/no benefits with this position.   Will assist in stocking, restocking inventory of various medical supplies, linen and non-medical supplies throughout the organization.  High School diploma or equivalent (GED); prior experience with stocking, restocking or inventory control preferred in a healthcare setting.  Must have the ability to read, write and communicate clearly.  Experience with personal computers in a Windows environment is preferred.  Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. as well as extended periods of time standing, walking, pulling and pushing carts (up to 250 lbs.); some repetitive keyboarding required.   Will cover Stockroom/Loading Dock as needed. 

Emergency Room Technician

Will demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care to the appropriate age of the patient.  Facilitates timely, individualized care of assigned patient under the direction of the RN.  Works collaboratively with RN/MD staff in order to meet individualized needs of the patient.  Provides patient safety in a manner that prevents injury. Perform expected tasks routinely and proactively.  Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent.  Qualifications:  EMT with State of CT Certification required; or must be a graduate of a Certified Nursing Assistant Program with a State of CT Certificate required; or nursing student in an RN program through first semester of year 1 with related experience.  Current BLS Certification;  knowledge of medical terminology and familiarity working in a Windows environment.  Must have good written and verbal communication skills.  Experience preferred. 

Per diem (#1142-18ERT):  To cover hours as needed within the Dept.

24 hrs./wk. (#1147-18ERT);  3:00 PM - 11:30 PM inlcuding every other weekend and holiday.

24 hrs./wk. (#1152-18T) 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM including every other weekend and holiday.

40 hrs./wk. (#1173-ERT)  7:00 AM - 3:30 PM including every other weekend and holiday.

Food Service Worker

Per Diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours worked/no benefits with this position.   Promotes meal assistance to all patients on a daily basis (includes meal selection, service and retrieval) Accurately serves food and beverages to patients in accordance with the patient's diet prescription. Provides highest quality of service to customers at all times. Position will also provide cafe' and utility coverage as needed. Prepares foods, sets up serving line, serves foods according to Quality Standards; breaks down, cleans and straightens serving areas and properly stores food all in a clean and sanitary manner; works in the dish room; stocks foods and supplies as needed.  High School graduate or equivalent (GED) -  Food Service experience is preferred;  Nursing Home or Hospital experience helpful.

 

Medical Technologist

Per diem position to cover weekend and holidays as needed in the Blood Bank.  Performs various technical duties in the disciplines of Blood Bank, Chemistry and Hematology.  Operates both automated and manual testing instrumentation.  Evaluates quality control and verifies all patient results prior to release.  Contact physicians to report critical results in accordance with Laboratory policy. Can be trained to perform off-shift testing in Microbiology.  Performs various computer operations in the Meditech computer system, including patient registration/order entry, automated and manual result entry, quality control entry and patient result reporting.  In addition, collects blood specimens in all areas of the Hospital, if required.  Requires demonstrated technical proficiency in the Clinical Lab; experience with automated and manual instrumentation and experience and knowledge relating to collection of blood specimens from patients of all ages.  Unless indicated, all responsibilities are essential functions of the position.

MRI TECHNOLOGIST

Performs all MRI Imaging exams and procedures in a hospital environment.  Ability to independently operate MRI scanner in a safe and effective manner while providing optimal patient care.  Prefer a minimum of 6 months MRI experience; successful completion from an accredited school of Radiologic Technology; minimum of 2 years diagnostic radiology experience, preferably in a hospital setting; current ARRT and State License; MRI Registry (required within 18 months of hire or 18 months of initial training date); BLS certification.

2- Per Diem positions to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours worked/no benefits with these positions.

NURSING SUPERVISOR

Per Diem positions (#307PD-17; 1112-PD-17) are available to cover hours as needed within the Nursing Administration Dept. No guarantee of hours/no benefits with these positions. The Nursing Supervisor is responsible for the nursing care provided to patients, allocates and redistributes human and physical resources, assures patient safety, acts as resource person to staff, resolves problems for all hospital departments. Assures adequate staffing levels and mix for each nursing unit.  Qualifications: CT RN License.  BLS, ACLS required;  BSN or BS required; 5 years professional experience in acute care required.  1-2 years of supervisory experience preferred. 

OPERATING ROOM ASSISTANT

Under the direction of the RN, assists the perioperative care team in many aspects of patient care, including but not limited to, patient care assistance, care of the environment, stocking rooms, picking cases, transportation of patients, supplies/equipment, specimens and blood products to, from and within the surgical unit. Must be a High School graduate; preferable a graduate of an Operating Room Assistant program, Surgical Technician program, or a C.N.A. Must be knowledgeable regarding basic medical terminology, be able to identify many pieces of equipment used in the OR, be able to differentiate sterile from unsterile. Must successfully complete an orientation program in the Perioperative Services Dept. Must be able to take call independently on weekend; BLS with previous OR exp. preferred.

Per Diem positions (#1158-18ORA; #1157-18ORA) to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours worked; no benefits with these positions.

 

Pharmacy Technician

Per diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept. No guarantee of hours/no benefits with this position. Will assist the Pharmacist by filling physician orders for medications for oral, rectal, topical and injectable use; mixes IV admixture solutions as required using aseptic technique in the Laminar Air Flow Hood; Omnicell; type's labels, prepares and files charge slips and performs other related duties.  Requirements:  High School Graduate or equivalent; One-year related pharmacy experience and/or training or graduate of a certified training program/healthcare careers college.  Education in all age groups obtained with in school education, experience or subsequent training.  Appropriate certificates or licenses is required for the position; IV admixture / clean room experience preferred.

Phlebotomist

Collects blood specimens at the Hospital, Milford Medical Lab, Patient Service Center’s (Out labs), Physician Office Collection Stations and Nursing Homes. Delivers specimens to the Laboratory.  Travels to nursing homes and remote collection stations as required. Registers patient in Meditech if required. Order-enters all requested patient testing. Receives all collected specimens into Meditech. Generates and processes Meditech Collection Batches at the appointed. Collects STAT’s; using the Meditech generated specimen labels.  Processes all specimens and requisitions, insuring that the documentation and the specimens are distributed as required.   Answers general Laboratory telephones and performs other clerical duties as required. Phlebotomy experience is required; valid CT driver's license with good driving history required. 

Per diem positions (2)- Will cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours/no benefits with these positions. 

40 hrs./wk. Monday - Friday, 5:30 AM - 2:00 PM with possible weekend coverage.

 

Physician Assistant / APRN - Surgical

Primarily to provide first assist on a variety of surgical cases including general surgery, gynecology, orthopedic, thoracic and vascular.  Also will have patient rounding and ED coverage responsibilities and call rotation.  A Connecticut PA or APRN and at least 1 year of surgical experience are required.  Experience in internal medicine is a plus.

PHYSICAL THERAPIST- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Per Diem position to primarily cover weekends (Saturday 7:30 AM - 4 PM and Sunday 7:30 AM - 12 Noon).  No guarantee of hours/no benefits with this position.  Will provide physical therapy services to patients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease or other causes; provide prevention and wellness services, including screening and health promotion.  The physical therapist works within the practice guidelines as defined by Connecticut state law.  Requirements:  Bachelor degree in Physical Therapiy, with Master or Clinical Doctorate in physical therapy preferred. Current Physical Therapist license in Connecticut. Prior experience in an Acute Care environment preferred. Computer literacy, specific to clinical documentation is preferred.

Radiology Aide

4 hrs./wk. every other weekend 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.   Will transport patients  to the Diagnostic Imaging Department from all areas of the hospital. Will assist technologist in providing optimal patient care.  Will transport patients by wheelchair or stretcher and transfer patients from beds, chairs and imaging tables.  Training and knowledge of Universal Precautions; understanding and acceptance of possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids; knowledge and safety standards regarding oxygen equipment, I-med, monitors  and catheters;  ability to move / lift a minimum weight of 100 lbs on a routine basis; ensures comfort, dignity and confidentiality of patients and ability appropriately respond to the patient needs during transport. High School Diploma or equivalent; Minimum of 1 year patient care and/or hospital experience preferred; CPR Certification preferred.

Radiologic Technologist / Clinical Assistant- Walk-In Center

Per diem position to cover hours as needed at the Walk-In Center; no guarantee of hours worked; no benefits with this position.  In addition to diagnostic imaging procedures, must demonstrate competency in venipuncture, with the ability to collect blood specimens; other functions as requested by area supervisor.  Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Sciences.  Minimum of 3 years radiology experience preferred; must have current ARRT & CT State License, CPR certification and venipuncture experience preferred. 

Radiologic Technologist

Per diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept. No guarantee of hours/no benefits with this position. Primary Function:  Performs optimal diagnostic imaging procedures in a hospital environment.  Must have the ability to manipulate and operate x-ray equipment to include fluoroscopy unit, both portable and fixed.  Demonstrates competency in all imaging exams including operating room procedures and trauma work with the knowledge and expertise of all job responsibilities in various clinical settings using various imaging equipment.  Minimum of 1 year radiology experience preferred; must have current ARRT & CT State License or be registry eligible.

Receptionist Desk Clerk / Operator

Will cover the Main Lobby of the Hospital.  First point of contact to greet, screen and direct patients and visitors.  Represents the hospital in a positive and professional manner.  Requires a High School graduate with at least 2 years of prior clerical, reception, customer service exp.  Must have excellent communciations skills, ability to work independently and basic computer knowledge.  Will also transport patients in wheelchairs as needed. 

Per Diem position to cover hours on the 1st shift as needed.  Hours of coverage needed would be Monday - Friday, 6:45AM - 3:15 PM.  There is no Switchboard Operator coverage with this position.

Registered Nurse

PER DIEM Registered Nurse positions available to cover shifts as needed in the following Departments;  No guarantee of weekly hours worked/no benefits with these positions; current CT RN licensure is required for all positions:

RN:  South 3 (#880-15R; 943-16R) Ortho experience required.

RN:  Walk-In Center (#1079-17R)

RN:  OR (#1126-17R):   OR experience required.

RN:  Float (#1155-18R;1156-18R) Must be Telemetry competent.

RN:  ICU (#1163-18R):  ACLS, BLS required; ICU experience preferred; at least 2 years Med/Surg/Telemetry.

 

Registered Nurse

SCHEDULED HOURS - Registered Nurse positions available on the follow units.

MEMORIAL 3-WEST: Must be Telemetry competent or willing to train.

R.N. (#1128-17R):  24 hrs. M3W/16 hrs. Float.  3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

R.N. (#1149-18R):  40 hrs.   3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

R.N. (#1168-18r)  24 hrs M3W/16 Flex hrs. Float   7:00 AM - 7:30 PM & 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM  (2-12 hours shifts & 2- 8 hours shifts)  

R.N. (#1169-18R):  24 hrs.   11:15 PM - 7:15 AM

R.N. (#1179-18R):  24 hrs. 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

R.N. (#1180-18R):  40 hrs. 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

DIAGNOSTIC TREATMENT CENTER:  ACLS required; Weekend/Holiday/Weekday Call Rotation; Critical Care/Emergency Room/ GI experience required.

R.N. (#1174-18R):   24 hrs./wk. 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

EMERGENCY CENTER:  ACLS required; PALS required; ER experience required.

R.N. (#1178-18R):  36 hrs. 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM

FLOAT:    Must be Telemetry competent or willing to train.

R.N. (#1032-17R):  40 hrs.  3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

R.N. (#1110-17R):  24 hrs./8 hrs. Flex   11:15 PM - 7:15 AM

R.N.  (#1154-18R):  24 hrs./16 hrs. Flex  7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

OPERATING ROOM:  OR Experience required; Weekend/Weekday & Holiday call rotation

R.N. (#1137-18R):  40 hrs.  Monday - Friday (8 hour shifts)

INTENSIVE CARE UNIT:  ACLS and BLS required; ICU experience preferred; Telemetry experience required.

R.N. (#1181-18R):  40 hrs./wk. 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM (2x8 hr.) and 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM (2x12 hr.)

Service Aide/Float

Duties include general cleaning, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping floors; trash, linen and medical waste removal.  Must be able to climb ladders, bend and lift up to 50 lbs.

Per Diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours; no benefits with this position.

SUPERVISOR, HISTOLOGY

40 hrs./wk., Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM.  Supervises all activities and personnel in the Histology Section of the Laboratory reporting to the Chief Pathologist.  Assists Pathologists conducting gross examination of surgical pathology specimens.  Prepares tissue specimens for processing and embedding. Using microtome, cuts embedded tissue and mounts on slides.  Stains mounted tissue for viewing under microscope.  Performs special stains and other special procedures as directed by the Pathologists. Assists Pathologist in preparing and staining frozen sections.  Utilizes the Meditech Pathology Module to accomplish these tasks. Maintains all Histology equipment and instrumentation.  Orders all reagents and supplies.  Develops and maintains surgical pathology quality assurance and quality control programs on the Meditech system as required by College of American Pathologists (CAP).  Maintains all Histology section prcedure manuals in accordance with Department Policy and regulatory requirements.  Requirements:  Extensive knowledge of Histology techniques and procedures, with a minimum of five years' experience in a CAP accredited Laboratory.  Bachelor's degree in a health related field; Histologist (HT) Certification by American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP); demonstrated ability to general representative stained tissue sections that satisfy all Pathologist's requirements for generation of final diagnosis; sufficient computer skills to utilize all features in Meditech Pathology Module.

PA / APRN - SURGICAL

Full time, primarily working with surgical patients.  The successful candidates will be first assist on a variety of surgical cases, including general surgery, gynecology, orthopedic, thoracic and vascular;  will have patient rounding and E.D. coverage responsibility as well as call rotation.  Must be a licensed P.A. or APRN in Connecticut and have at least one year of surgical experience; experience in internal medicine is a plus.

SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR

Prior office/telephone experience with previous switchboard experience a plus. Excellent customer service and telephone protocol.

Per Diem to cover all shifts as needed within the Dept. (Shifts are: 8 AM - 4 PM; 4 PM - 12 AM; 12 AM - 8 AM) There are no guarantee of hours / no benefits with this position.

 

Unit Secretary

Responsible for receptionist, secretarial and scheduling duties of the unit.  Functions as a focal communication link for the nursing unit.   Qualifications:  High School graduate; knowledge of medical terminology; one year previous secretarial experience preferred.  Skills include BLS, strong Excel and Word skills with familiarity working in a Windows environment, demonstrated working knowledge of computerized medical information and management system, positive interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively;  Must have good written and verbal communication skills. 

Emergency Dept. (#1094-17U):  16 hrs./wk.  7:00 AM - 3:30 PM including every other weekend and holiday.

Emergency Dept. (#1141-US18):  Per diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours; no benefits with this position.

Memorial 3-West (#1167-18U):  Per Diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours/no benefits with this position.

ICU (#1166-18U):  16 hrs./wk. 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM including every other weekend and holiday.  

ECHOCARDIOGRAPHER

Per diem position available to cover hours as needed within the Dept. No guarantee of hours/no benefits with this position. Performs a variety of non-invasive technical procedures in cardiac graphics utilizing high frequency sound waves to study movement and size of the various cardiac structures for the diagnosis of heart disorders. Experience/Education: Must be a High School Grad or equivalent; work requires sufficient education/training to acquire American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) (RDCS); Registry eligible; one year completed formal ultraound training; CPR certified. Skills: EEG/EKG Recording; Echocardiography, TEE, Stress Echocardiography, B-Mode and Doppler.

Wound Care Center - RN / Case Manager

Per Diem positon to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours/no benefits with this position. Is responsible for the coordination of clinical activities of the Wound Care Center.  Activities include but are not limiied to, utilization of skills in organization planning, implementing, evluating and providing care as it relates to the specific needs of the patient and affiliate hospital policies and procedures.   The Nurse complies with hospital and nursing standards in the performance of job duties and responsibilities.  The Nurse will support the goals and objectives of the center and of the hospital partner. Qualifications:  CT Registered Nurse License; medical, surgical, home health or Wound Care experience preferred.  Basic word processing and spreadsheet skills with excellent written and verbal communication skill needed.