BILLER/ANALYST

40 hrs./wk. 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  In this role, candidate will prepare billing statements and claim forms to insurance Payers and/or patients.  The key function of this position is to monitor submissions for prompt payment from all Payers to ensure maximization of revenues.  The successful Analyst will review and analyze medical charts for proper CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS coding for submission to various carriers.  Will reserch rejected or suspended claims for re-submission and payment.  Requirements:  Minimum of 2 years of healthcare and medical billing or collections exp. required.  Experience with medical Billing in a hospital or an acute care health facility is preferred.  Must have thorough knowledge of CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS coding and medical terminology with thorough knowledge of insurance requlations, (government and/or commercial) and medical billing procedures and reimbursement forms.  Computer literacy required.  Experience with Meditech EMR a plus. Must be proficient in Microsoft, Excel and Word. Candidate must posses a High School diploma or equivalent. Graduate from a formal billing or accounts receivable training program, AS degree, CPAT or CPAM certification preferred, or equivalent work experience. 

Case Manager

Per Diem Case Manager to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of weekly hours worked/no benefits with this position.  Will be responsible for providing verbal and written explanation of observation to all observation status admissions within 24 hours of admission.  Will also be responsible for facilitating appropriate level of care assignment and discharge planning in the Emergency Department.  Also, ensure that anticipated discharges on the Medical Surgical units occur.  Qualifications:  RN with a BSN and Connecticut State License, as well as 3-5 years of Case Management experience.  Knowledge of Milliman Care Guidelines preferred; Utilization Review and Discharge Planning experience in an acute hospital care setting; knowledge of Medicare guidelines; computer skills required. 

 

20 hrs./wk. - Case Manager - part time alternating 16 hrs. and 24 hrs. every other week on days (Monday - Friday).  Will be responsible for Case Managing assignments on Medical/Surgical, Telemetry Unit.  Duties include Utilization Review and Discharge Planning.  Must be an RN with a BSN and holds a CT State License.  ACUTE HOSPITAL CASE MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED Computer skills and knowledge of Medicare guidelines are necessary.

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 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.

M3-WEST - (#934-16C):  16 hrs./wk. 11 PM - 7:00 AM including every other weekend and holiday (Off:  Good Friday)

(2) Per Diem positions (Float #932-16C; M3-West #933-16C): To cover hours as needed within the Units.  No guarantee of weekly hours/no benefits with these positions.

M3-WEST- (#959-16C):  24 hrs./wk. 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM including every other weekend (2&4) and holiday (Off:  July 4th)

 

Certified Surgical Technician - OR

40 hrs./wk., flexible schedule Monday - Friday according to the Dept. needs, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM, On-Call rotation for weekdays, weekends and holidays is required. 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.  Qualifications: Must be a Certified Surgical Technologist, a graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist program;  at least 2 years of prior experience is preferred; current  BLS Certification required.

Coder (Inpatient)

40 hrs./wk. (will consider 24 hrs./wk. part time)  Responsible for identifying principal and secondary diagnoses and procedures on all Inpatient discharges, assigning appropriate ICD-10 and PCS codes to each and for verfiying and maintaining the accuracy of the abstracted clinical and financial data, in an acute care Hospital environment.  Accepts accountability for quality, timeliness, completeness and accuracy of inpatient coding and all abstraction and data entry to support all regulatory compliance, including core measures and hospital statistics.  Qualifications:  Formal HIM education with National Certification AHIMA-CCS, (RHIA, RHIT). Miminum 2 years progressive coding or coding review experience in inpatient coding with claims processing and/or data management responisbilities.  Strong ICD-10 and PCS coding skills and understanding of coding ethics and compliance.  Strong computer PC/skills.

Cook

Will prepare food for all patients and customers in a clean environment practicing safe food handling; will read recipes, takes inventory and places food orders. Must have "Serve-Safe" Certification  within 6 months of hire.  Must have a minimum of one year Nursing Home or Hospital Cooking experience.  Prior Restaurant / Healthcare / Clinical food service experience preferred. Must be familiar with HACCP. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. and withstand extended periods of standing and walking.

Per diem position to cover shifts as needed on weekday, weekends and holidays.  No guarantee of ours/no benefits.

28 hrs./wk. (average) - 32 hrs. 1st week, 24 hrs. 2nd week - 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM; includes every other weekend/holiday.

Food Service Aide / Utility Worker

Per diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept. Department hours are from 6:00 AM - 7:30 PM. No guarantee of hours worked/no benefits with this position. 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 or equivalent (GED); must have good communication skills 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.

Food Service Worker

21 hrs./wk. with a floating schedule to include every other weekend and holiday. 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) -  Experience preferred;  nursing home or hospital experience helpful.

Food Services Supervisor

12.5 hrs./wk. every other weekend plus 4 hrs. during the week - this is a floating scheduled. Supervises all aspects of the Dept.; audits, checks and manages staff functions to ensure proper meal service; relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned tasks and goals; completes administrative work (i.e. inventory, schedules); maintains a clean, sanitary environment for patients, visitors and staff.  Requirements: HS graduate with good communication/customer service skills a must with the ability to speak, understand and write English; Food Safety Certification; good working knowledge of commercial food service; requires familiarity with Nutrition Diet Modifications; must be able to program software and operate Tablet for Health Touch Patient Meal Ordering system.

Floor Refinisher / Service Aide

Duties include general cleaning, sweeping, mopping of floors, shampooing carpets, buffing, stripping & waxing floors, climbing ladders, bending and lifting up to 50lbs.  Prior floor care experience required. 

40 hrs./wk. Monday - Friday 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM with rotating holidays and weekends as needed.

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

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

20 hrs./wk. with a floating schedule between9:00 AM - 1:00 PM or 3:30 PM and 7:30 PM inlcuding every other weekend and holiday.  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. Must be a  High School graduate with good communication and customer service skills a must; able to speak and write English; 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. 

Imaging Information Specialist/Radiology Records Associate

Per Diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of weekly hours worked / no benefits with this position.   Will provide skilled office support to Radiologists  and Technologist with heavy phone interaction;  will burn imaging on CD's along with document scanning; will perform Quality Assessment on report, pull/file patient film; patient registration, order entry, insurance verification and collection of co-pay's.  Will utilize a network of computerized systems including Meditech, Powerscribe and Stentor; will provide quality service to patients, physicians and techs.  Requirements:  High School graduate or equivalent with experience in an Imaging Office or similar medical setting; medical terminology / imaging procedure terminology with excellent communication and organizational skills required.

Medical Lab Tech / Medical Technologist

Will perform various technical duties in the Laboratory.  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.  Requirements:  2 yr. or 4 yr. degree in medical technology or biology; clinical laboratory experience required.  Demonstrated technical proficiency in the Microbiology section of the Lab; experience with automated and manual instrumentation; experience and knowledge relating to collection of blood specimens from patients of all ages; keyboarding skills relating to Meditech computer system; unless indicated all responsibilites are essential functions of the position.

40 hrs. /wk. 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Microbiology Section) with rotating weekens and holidays.

16 hrs. /wk. on the 2nd shift (2 PM - 10:30 PM or 3 PM - 11:30 PM) including rotating weekends and holidays.

MRI TECHNOLOGIST

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

MML INSURANCE BILLER

40 hrs./wk. Monday - Friday 7:00 AM -3:30 PM. Enters patient registration data and patient charges in the Medical Manager Billing System.  Performs billing follow-up and correction activities as directed. Post charges and produces monthly reports for the Milford Hospital A/R Department as needed. Assists MML Billing Supervisor. Performs billing activities associated with nursing homes. Acts as liaison with nursing home billing representatives when required. Assists in preparation for Medicare Part-A (Special Billing) monthly invoices to nursing homes. Receives patients and accurately enters patient test orders, demonographics and billing information from various requisitions into the Meditech Information System if required. Is a competent operator of required computer hardware and software. Performs other activities related to the smooth flow of patients, patient information, patient specimens and billing reports. Answers telephone for billing questions and performs other clerical duties as required. Requirements: Experience and knowledge related to automatic medical billing operations; PC skills related to Meditech and Medical Manager Information Systems; familiarity with reimbursement and refunds through Medical Manager Billing System; demonstrated excellent attention to detail required in processing patient billing information and general telephone and clerical skills. Unless indicated, all responsibilities are essential functions of the position.

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Per Diem positionsto cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours and no benefits with this position.  Qualifications:  Minimum of 3 years experience preferred.  CNMT and /or RTN mandatory.  If holds an active R.T.R., a current CT state license is also required;  CPR certification; ACLS preferred.

NURSING SUPERVISOR

Per Diem positions(#989-16R) available to cover hours as needed witin the Nursing Administration Dept. No guarantee of hours/no benefits with this position. 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. 

Pathology Secretary

Per diem position to cover hours as needed within the Dept.  No guarantee of hours worked/no benefits with this position. Will provide secretarial services to the physicians and Laboratory Manager in the Dept. of Pathology, producing high quality patient reports for Surgical Pathology and Cytology using the Meditech Computer system.  Manages the department Quality Assurance program; generates statistical reports; submission and receipt of pathology consultation specimens and reports; responds to telephone inquiries, managing the communication between pathologist and attending physicians; performs other secretarial services as required by the Chief Pathologist, Lab Manager and Section Supervisors including, but not limited to, procedure typing and billing issue resolution.  Requirements:  General secretarial experience and knowledge relating to surgical pathology and cytopathology operations; keyboard skills relating to data entry, word processing and spreadsheet generation; pathology and cytology; ability to manage a pathology QA program and to generate required statistical reports.

Pharmacy Technician

Will assist the Pharmacist by filling physician orders for medications for oral, rectal, topical and injectable use; mixes IV admixture solutions as required using aspeptic 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 required for the position; IV admixture / clean room experience preferred.

16 hrs./wk. with a floating schedule; weekend/holiday rotation

24 hrs./wk. with a floating schedule; weekend/holiday rotation

Phlebotomist

24 hrs./wk. (Monday - Friday 5:30 AM - 9:30 AM and 8 hrs. alternating Saturday and Sunday).  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.  

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- 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 elibile.

Registered Nurse

SCHEDULED HOURS  - Registered Nurse positions available on the following units: 

M3W:

R.N. (#998-16R):  32 hrs./wk.  11:15 PM - 7:15 AM

R.N. (#1000-16R):  40 hrs. (24/16 Flex)  7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

INTENSIVE CARE UNIT:

R.N.(#999-16R)  36 hrs./wk. 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM  ACLS and ICU experience required.  At Lease 2 years Med/Surgical/Telemetry experience required.  

EMERGENCY CENTER

R.N. (#990-16R)  40 hrs./wk.  3:00 PM - 11:30 PM.  ACLS & PALS required or to be taken in the next class available.  Experience in an Emergency environment required.

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: GI (#PD280-12R) Coverage needed for Monday - Friday, between 7 AM - 5 PM, per diem shifts available.  ACLS required for moderate sedation administration; two years of experience required.

RN:  OPERATING ROOM (#827-14PD) Two years OR experience required.

RN: SOUTH 3 (#880-15R; 943-16R)) 

RN:  INTENSIVE CARE UNIT  (#988-16R;993-16R):  ACLS required; ICU experience required; 3 years Medical/Surgical/Telemetry experience required.

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

Will assess, manage and perform diagnostic evaluation in addition to administering respiratory therapy to improve, assist, control and restore breathing to the newborn through geriatric patient.  Dept. provides respiratory care on a 24/7 basis and staff members should anticipate working every other weekend and holiday as well as any shift as deemed necessary for Dept. needs.  Qualifications:  Graduate of an AMA approved program for Respiratory Care, either a one year Technician program or a two year Therapist program.  Must be credentialied by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and licensed by the State of CT.  One year minimum experience required.

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

16 hrs./wk. on the night shift including every other weekend and every other holiday.

Service Aide/Float

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.  

Per diem position to cover rotating shifts as needed.  No guarantee of hours/no benefits with this position.

20 hrs./wk. 8:00 AM - 12:00 noon Monday - Friday; weekends and holidays as needed.

30 hrs./wk. 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM / 1 day is 11:00 PM - 5:00 AM including every other weekend and holiday.

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

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.

Transportation / Radiology Aide

4 hrs./wk., every other Saturday and Sunday 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 toutine basis; ensures comfort, dignity and confidentiality of patients and ability appropriately respond to the patient needs during transport.  Minimum of 1 year patient care and/or hospital experience preferred. 

 

Ultrasonographer

Per diem positions to cover hours as needed within the Dept. No guarantee of hours/no benefits with these positions. Performs a variety of diverse duties in diagnostic medical sonography.   Performs ultrasound scans using real time, Doppler and color flow Doppler.   Assists physician in aspiration and biopsy procedures. Advanced knowledge of anatomy. Qualifications:  Must be a High School graduate 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.

 

 

ULTRASOUND / 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.