Accountant

Full time day position.  Will perform all accounting functions for multiple Milford Hospital affiliates.  Responsibilities include producing timely and accurate financial statements, preparing back reconciliation's, collecting and analyzing financial data, and reconciling sub-ledgers to the general ledger, analyzing accounts receivable and adjusting reserves, preparing and posting general ledger journal entries, reviewing accounts payable, managing cash flow, preparing various tax filings and annual reports.  Qualifications:  Bachelors degree in accounting, three years accounting experience, must be proficient in the use of Excel and Access; must have strong analytical and organizational problem solving skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills; must have the ability to work effectively with all levels throughout multiple organizations.

Accounts Payable / Accounting Clerk

Full time day position.  Performs a variety of duties related to accounts payable, fixed assets and general accounting for the Hospital and multiple affiliates and provides back-up to hospital payroll coordinator.  Duties include:  process and prioritize vendor invoices and payments, resolve outstanding balances, manage daily cash flow, prepare and post general ledger entries, maintain fixed asset ledger, prepare monthly bank account reconciliation and monthly billings to related entities, file annual 1099's, process weekly payroll when needed, provide budget assistance and other accounting related duties as assigned.  Requirements: High School graduate with at least 2 years demonstrated computerized accounting / bookkeeping experience or a satisfactory combination of training and work experience plus Word and Excel proficiency.  Must possess strong organizational abilities with attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to prioritize responsibilities.

Admitting Representative

Will be responsible for Registering patient for ER, Private Referral, Maternity, Direct Admission and ER Admission. Follow through on all daily inpatient functions.  Verify all demographic information as well as insurance information through various insurance websites.  Pre-registration for all elective procedures and obtain pre-certifications.  Requirements:  Must be able to work efficiently and independently in a fast paced environment. Excellent interpersonal skills with attention to detail, must be able to multi-task.  Insurance experience required.  Meditech experience a plus. 

40 hrs./wk.  Monday and Friday - 9:00AM- 5:30PM; including rotating holidays.

Per Diem position to cover hours as needed on the day shift, 3rd shift and weekdays/weekends.  No guarantee of weekly hours worked, no benefits with this position.

Advanced Systems Clinical Analyst

(2) Full-time, 40 hrs./wk.  Responsible for the implementation and training of advanced clinical physician systems, such as Dragon Voice Recognition, Meditech EMR, physician electronic signature and remote access systems.  Create and maintain all training materials and documentation, work with IT staff and clinicians to ensure compliance with CMS Medicare/Medicaid Meaningful Use Objectives, serve as contact point and provide clinical support to clinicians, diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve system issues and problems.   Job Requirements:  Bachelors Degree in Nursing, Health Care, Computer Science or Management Information Systems preferred, sound understanding of clinical workflows, current clinical best practice, patient care initiatives and industry standards regarding patient safety.  A minimum of 2 years experience as a nurse in a healthcare environment, previous experience in a clinical setting is desirable.  Prior computer system knowledge is required with working knowledge of Meditech and Health Information System EMR.  Advanced understanding of computer operations, hardware and software is needed.  Exellent oral and written communication skills, problem-solving abilities, must be a team player who can work independently.

Clinical Manager - Diagnostic & Treatment Center

(#738-13R) 40 hrs./wk.  Monday - Friday.  This is a dual role combining management and advanced practice (APRN).  Manages and mentors personnel by recruiting, interviewing and selecting appropriate staff.  Quantifies care and provides for appropriate work force; evaluates and counsels staff; develops dept. goals consistent with hospital goals and mission; assures compliance with regulatory agencies.  Function as an APRN in conjunction with the infusion center; functions and responsibilities to be outlined in collaborative agreement with a Medical Doctor.  Qualifications:  State of CT RN License required; BS or BSN preferred; holds a current APRN license in the State of Connecticut; 2-3 years management experience; 2-3 years experience in acute care and 2-3 years clinically relevant experience.

Director of Respiratory Services

Full time position;  requires an experienced health care professional with clinical and management experience to lead our Respiratory Care Services Team for the Cardiopulmonary Department and Pulmonary Function Lab.  The position combines carrying a clinical caseload along with planning, directing and monitoring department operations, functions and resources.  Position requires organizational, analytical and communication skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelors degree program.  Must be licensed by the CT Respiratory Care Boards, registry (RRT) by the National Association for Respiratory Care (NBRC) preferred; 5+ years combined clinical and management experience, or equivalent combination of relevent education / experience; certification Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

Food Service Aide / Utility Worker

 Will maintain a clean, sanitary environment for patients, visitors and staff.  Duties include cleaning dishes, pots, equipment and floors; trash removal and other duties as directed by supervisor.  High School graduate preferred or equivalent; must have good communicationcskills and be able to speak, understand and write English; customer service skills a must; must have an understanding of regulatory and sanitation practices and policies; prior food service experience helpful.

24 hrs/wk.  Hours are typically 1:00pm - 7:30pm with rotating weekends and holidays. 

 

Floor Refinisher / Service Aide

Per Diem position  to cover rotating shifts as needed.  No guarantee of weekly hours worked, no benefits with this position.   General cleaning, sweeping, mopping of floors, shampooing carpets, stripping & waxing floors, climbing ladders, bending and lifting up to 50lbs.  Prior floor care experience required. 

HISTOLOGY TECHNICIAN

Per Diem position.  To cover hours as needed in the Department.  No guarantee of hours worked, no benefits.   Will prepare tissue specimens, fine needle aspirations, embedding, cutting, staining and slide preparation of surgical tissue for diagnosis.  Performs secretarial and other duties as directed by the Histology Supervisor and the Pathologist.   Requirements:  At least 60 semester hours of academic credit with 12 semester hours in both Biology and Chemistry required.  Knowledge of histology techniques and procedures; minimum of one year experience in a CAP accredited laboratory required.  Meditech Pathology Module exp.; Histologist Certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists preferred. 

Host / Hostess

Will promote meal assistance to all patients on a daily basis including meal selection, service and retrieval.  Accurately services food and beverages to patients in accordance with patient's diet prescription.  Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times.  H.S. graduate preferred with good communication and customer service skills a must; prior healthcare food service experience; ability to be cross-trained; ability to use Health Touch software and tablet computer; knowledge of basic diet information; must successfully complete training. 

22 hrs./wk - Available 7 days.  6:00AM-7:30PM, 24 hrs one week (three 8hr. shifts);  the next week will be 20 hrs. (two 8 hr shifts and one 4 hr. shift) 

20hrs./wk - Every weekend position - 3:30PM- 7:30PM.

 

Manager - Emergency Services

(#761-14) 40 hrs./wk.   The Manager has the responsibility, authority and accountability for patient care administration and practice within a designated Patient Care Unit.  24 hr. responsibility in managing the human and material resources of a nursing unit.  Contributes to and supports the philosophy and objectives of the Nursing Department and the hospital to effectuate quality patient care, staff development and staff and patient satisfaction.  Provides house coverage on a rotating basis.  Must have current State of CT RN; BSN, BS required;  Masters preferred; CEN (must be obtained within one year) - 5 years professional experience in acute care with 3-5 years management experience preferred in Emergency Services.  

Medical Lab Tech / Medical Technologist

Will perform various technical duties in the disciplines of Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Blood Bank and Microbiology.  Operates both automated and manual testing instrumentation.  Evaluates quality control and verifies all patient results prior to release.  Contacts physicians to report critical results in accordance with laboratory policy; performs various computer operations in 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 and Milford Medical Laboratory if required.  LG 35-37.

(Generalist) 40 hrs. / wk. on the day shift.  Skilled at or trainable in blood bank.

(Microbiology)  16 hrs./wk. on the day shift.

 

Medicare Biller / Analyst - Business Office

40 hours week.  8:00AM - 4:30PM.  Is responsible for sending out claims through Relay Health and will be responsible for the collection of outstanding balances.  The Analyst will check status of claims by telephone, websites and/or any other means available.  Will be responsible for providing information and documentation to ensure timely and accurate reimbursement.  Must assemble and manage all data and documents required for accurate claims follow-up with the third party payers.  Collection is performed on all Inpatient and Outpatient encounters.  Must have the ability to perform complicated mathematical calculations to adjudicate accounts appropriately.  Must have the ability to interpret rules for payment.  The Analyst will review EOB's and R/A's to insure appropriate payment or to identify denials or non-payment trends.  Once the information is reviewed, the Analyst is responsible for the complete follow-up procedures with the Payers.   The follow-up process involves working with a daily Reminder Queue as well as being able to compile specific reports within the Meditech System.  Duties include: researching, reviewing and adhereing to all federal, state and reulatory collection guidelines as well as billing /collection guidelines.  Requirements:  High School diploma or GED; graduate from a formal billing or accounts receivable training program or comparable college coursework preferred.  Associates degree, CPAT or CPAM certification preferred or equivalent work experience; 1-2 years healthcare/hospital experience required; working knowledge of hospital and professional billing including, but not limited to, analyzing a UB04 and HCFA 1500 form; ability to determine if information is complete and accurate; ability to perform complex mathematical calculations for ajudication of accounts and applying complex contractual arrangements as determined by contracts negotiated; analyze reimbursement data and perform trending analysis to improve reimbursements; proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Programs including Excel and Word; internet expertise navigating CMS and payer websites for billing guidelines and regulations.  Familiarity with medical terminology, CPT-4, ICD-10 and HCPCS coding methodologies; understand and analyze payer contract on reibursement and payment reconciliation proces; knowledge of billing regulations for government and non-government payers; Preferred Qualifications:  Medicare Biller experience; prior Meditech Client Server experience.

Pharmacist Clinical Analyst

Full time position, 40 hrs./wk.  Will have full responsibility for building, implementation and on-going maintenance of pharmacy-related applications and clinical information systems primarily in Meditech maintaining pharmacy dictionaries.  Will be responsible for all Pharmacy hospital projects overseeing BMV pharmacy scanning requirements; maintain and build the computer system for the enhancement of Computerized Physician Order Entery and AOM/RXM dicitionaries for medication reconciliation and electronic prescription generation.  Will be responsible for future projects including dispensing technology, packaging technology, labeling and external e-prescribing; insure accurate billing of pharmacy items; will have full responsibility for hospital formulary; develop and implement process improvement projects; clinician system support in providing support in other Meditech modules; will participate in on-call rotation to "man" the help desk.  Requirements:   Graduate of an Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited school of pharmacy; valid CT Pharmacy License; sound understanding of pharmacy and clinical workflows; pharmacy informatics experience as well as experience working with the Meditech health information system; experience in working as a pharmacy informaticist analyst for a hospital IT department or working in a systems support in a Phgarmacy; computer system knowledge to include advanced understanding of computer operations, hardware and software; and excellent oral and written communication skills.

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 drivers license with good driving history required.  

Per Diem position to cover hours as needed within the department.  No guaratee of weekly hours worked, no benefits with this position.   

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.

Radiologic Technologist / Clinical Assistant

Per Diem position to cover hours as needed at the Walk In Facility as well as the hospital when required.  In addition to diagnostic imaging procedures, must demonstrate competency in venipuncture, with the ability to collect blood specimens; other functiuons 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 in within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours worked; no benefits with this position.  Includes weekend coverage and one holiday.  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.  ARRT registry or registry pending and CT State License Required.

Receptionist / Desk Clerk / Operator

Greets, screens, and directs patients and visitors to various hospital departments and services, issues visitor passes and covers the switchboard during meal times and and breaks. Switchboard coverage is required. Qualifications: Must project a positive and professional image of Milford Hospital at all times. Clerical, reception and switchboard experience needed. Excellent communication skills with basic computer knowledge required.  Must be able transport patients /visitors in wheelchairs, pull or push and lift objects less than 20lbs;  must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.

Per Diem position:  to cover hours as needed vacation, sick and holiday hours).  Primary hours of coverage will be evenings, weekends and holidays.   This position also provides switchboard coverage for meals and breaks. 

Registered Dietitian

 Dietitian will construct and coordinate individual patient nutritional plans to fulfill department objective of providing optimal nutritional care.  Requirements:  Bachelor Degree in Food and Nutrition; registration as a Registered Dietitian with the ADA.  Entry-level candidates are acceptable.  Registration eligible candidate will be considered for employment, however, they will work under the direct supervision of a Registered Dietitian and all medical record documentation will be co-signed until they take their exam and become an RD.  Dietitian-Nutritionist Certification with the State of Connecticut (if a candidate is registration eligible, they must commit to becoming certified once "Registered" status is obtained.)  Must maintain registration status with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

8 hrs./wk -  every other weekend. 

REGISTERED NURSE POSITIONS

Family Childbirth Center  

Per Diem Position - To cover hours as needed on the unit.  No guarantee of hours worked / no benefits.  Connecticut RN licensure and a minimum of 5 years experience in Labor and Delivery is required.  Fetal monitoring Certification and NRP Certification is preferred.

OR

Per Diem position to cover hours as needed within department.  No guarantee of hours worked.  No benefits.   Coverage needed for Monday - Friday, 7AM-7PM,  8 hour, 10 hour or 12 hour per diem shifts available.  Two years of OR experience required.

GI

Per diem position to cover hours as needed within the department.  No guarantee of hours worked / no benefits.  Coverage needed for Monday - Friday, between 7:00AM-5:00PM., per diem shifts available.  ACLS required for moderate sedation administration.  Two years of experience required. 

Diagnostic and Treatment Center

(#773-14PD) Per Diem position to cover hours as needed in the unit.  No guarantee of hours worked / no benefits.  CT RN licensure; GI experience and critical care experience preferred; ACLS required.

Service Aide

Per Diem position to cover rotating shifts as needed.  Duties include general cleaning, sweeping, mopping and vacuuming of floors, trash, linen and medical waste removal; climbing ladders, bending and lifting up to 50 lbs is required.  

 

Sterile Processing Technician

 Will provide a variety of tasks related to cleaning, decontamination, assembly, packaging, sterilization and distribution of instruments and supplies required by medical, nursing and paramedical personnel. Qualifications: Must be a High School graduate or equivalent; Graduate of Sterile Processing Program. Certification with CBSPD or IAHCSMM is required;  SPD experience and/or surgical experience preferred.

(#772-14T) 24 hrs./wk.  Flexible 8 hr. shifts between 7:00AM-7:00PM; weekend and holiday rotation. 

(#760-14T) Per Diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of weekly hours / no benefits. 

Surgical PA / APRN

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. converage 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

Per diem position - coverage needed for 2nd shift - 4:00pm - 12:00am; with coverage primarily needed for 3rd shift - 12:00am - 8:00am.  This is a fill-in position with no guarantee of hours worked/no benefits.  Weekend and holiday coverage as needed. Office /telephone experience needed; Switchboard experience a plus.

Unit Secretary

Responsible for receptionist, secretarial and scheduling duties of the unit.  Functions as a focal communication link for the nursing unit.   Qualifications include:  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.  Unit Secretaries are required to work every other weekend and holiday.

M2 West (#756-13US) - 16 hrs./wk.  7:00AM - 3:30PM, every other weekend (on: 2 & 4) and every other holiday (Off: Good Friday)

ICU (#771-14US) - 24 hrs./wk.  3:00PM-11:30PM (no set schedule).   includes every other weekend (1&3) and holiday (Off:  Good Friday / On: Memorial Day)