Job Listings

Chosen “Best Place to Work in Windham County” in the 2017 Brattleboro Reformer’s Readers Choice Awards.

Thank you for your interest in a career at Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital! Below you will find a list of all currently available positions.

Before or after you submit your application for employment, be sure to read about our recent designation as a ‘Top 20’ Critical Access Hospital in the United States for Patient Satisfaction, review our excellent employee benefits package, and watch a short video about the unique culture of competence and compassion that flourishes here today. We look forward to reviewing your submission and wish you all the best in your pursuits!

In order to be considered for employment, all applicants must first review the Standards of Behavior, then complete the online application.

As an equal opportunity employer, Grace Cottage is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veteran’s Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact Human Resources at (802) 365-3605.

Should you be selected for employment, you will be required to submit to a criminal records check through the State of Vermont and a background check through the Department of Aging and Disabilities. Other screening methods may also be used, if deemed necessary or required by law. All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory criminal records check and background check.

Please direct all questions regarding these positions to the Human Resources Department.

Currently available positions


 

BILLING / MEDICAL RECORDS

Job Responsibilities: The Billing/Medical Records Specialist contributes to the viability of the organization by assuring that patient accounts have been properly billed and collected in a timely manner. This position is responsible for contacting the appropriate third-party payer to secure and expedite unpaid claim payments through the follow-up and appeals resolution processes. Work situations are varied and require extensive billing, follow-up and appeal knowledge, along with strong customer service skills. In addition, this position will be responsible for all incoming telephone calls into the Business Office including those from patients, providers and third-party payers. All requests for medical record copies will also be managed by this position.

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent; ability to learn and use the Medicare FISS system for resolution of Medicare claims; clear professional communication and working relationship skills; ability to learn Critical Access Hospital/Rural Health Clinic regulations; ability to learn and understand third party payer billing Regulations; previous hospital and/or physician office billing experience.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application and attach a resume and any applicable certifications.

Posting Date: August 29, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled


LPN OFFICE NURSE. Full-Time

Job Responsibilities: Grace Cottage Family Health currently has an opening for a full-time LPN Office Nurse. This position is responsible for the immediate care of patients; screening and assisting practitioners with exams and procedures. Supports different medical providers when needed. Works on quality improvement projects. Excellent communication skills with patients, families and staff to ensure quality care while maintaining confidentiality a must. Current Vermont LPN license and a minimum of 3 years prior experience in an office setting required. Position is Monday-Friday.

Job Requirements: Excellent communication skills with patients, families and staff to ensure quality care while maintaining confidentiality a must. Current Vermont LPN license and a minimum of 3 years prior experience in an office setting preferred.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application and attach a resume and any applicable certifications.

Posting Date: August 14, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled


MEDICAL ASSISTANT. Full-Time

Job Responsibilities: Facilitates patient flow throughout the encounter; completes chart prep, driven by visit type and chief complaint including reviewing the medical chart for current information regarding the patient’s medications, test results, hospital records, operative reports, notes from consulting specialists, etc. Maintains and updates clinical information including identifying and documenting active problems, completing/resolving historical problems, updating social and family history, reviewing and updating allergy list, reconciling patient’s current medication list and determining if the patient needs refills after documenting any reported side effects of medications. Records chief complaint for visit, as obtained through patient interview.

Job Requirements: AAMA-CMA certification through the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) required. Current BLS, electronic health record experience, computer skills and a strong team player.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application and attach a resume and any applicable certifications.

Posting Date: August 14, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled


CT/RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST. 32-40 hours/week

  • $3,000 Sign On Bonus
  • Educational Loan Reimbursement Program – $5,000 per year up to 10 years or when your loan is paid off, whichever comes first
  • Relocation Assistance

 Job Summary: Go beyond patient care, providing exemplary service to both our internal and external customers.  Employee will plan, organize, and accomplish activities in the Imaging Department according to hospital policies, standards of practice of the profession, and state and federal law. Possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team, providing high quality CT and Radiographic studies.  Review physician orders and exercise great attention to detail. Actively participate in quality improvement projects within the department. Maintain confidentiality at all times and adhere to strict policies and procedures.

Requirements: Working knowledge of PACS; CT Certification; ARRT; VT State License; BLS certified; ability to collaborate with clinical support staff, physicians and other health care professionals as part of a team-based, patient-centered care approach.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application and attach a resume and any applicable certifications.

Posting Date: July 24, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled


Pharmacy Technician – Part-Time or Full-Time
Grace Cottage’s Messenger Valley Pharmacy
Part Time Positions Eligible For Medical Benefits

We seek a Pharmacy Technician to join our team providing excellent, dependable customer service. Will assist the Pharmacist in daily operations of retail pharmacy, including cash register. A Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) is preferred, but we will train the right candidate. Duties include but are not limited to filling prescriptions, pill packaging, cash register duties, inventory duties, and insurance processing.

Willing to train. But previous experience preferred. Must be able to obtain Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) within 6 months. Detail oriented and computer skills required. Excellent customer service skills. Strong team player. Flexible schedule with weekend availability of twice a month. Hours: 7:30 am – 6 pm, Saturdays 7:30 am – 2pm.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application and attach a resume and any applicable certifications.

Posting Date: July 12, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled


FAMILY PRACTICE PHYSICIAN

Our Family Health Clinic is a provider based Rural Health Clinic including 11 providers covering family practice and behavior health with approximately 7,300 individual patients annually. Grace Cottage also operates a 19 bed critical access hospital, and a full-service retail pharmacy.

We currently are seeking a Family Practice Physician for our family health clinic. This position will provide a full scope of primary care services, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventative care and health maintenance to patients.

Family Practice Physician Profile:
• Outpatient Family Medicine
• Five physicians and three advanced practitioners, as well as, a Community Health Team.
• Charting: EMR …. Cerner
• May supervise PA or NP, and Nursing Staff assigned from pool
• Opportunity to include hospitalist rotation of one in seven.
• Optional ED Per Diem Shifts Available

Minimum Requirements: MD or DO degree from an accredited school of Medicine or Osteopathy; licensed to practice in Vermont; current DEA and DPS certificate of registration; Board Certified or eligible in Family Practice Medicine.

Additional: We have a vibrant rural health clinic outpatient group practice and a low volume ER. Grace Cottages’ small size makes possible the warm, individualized, professional care for which we are recognized. Join our distinguished team and experience the camaraderie and support of the small hospital that’s big on quality.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application and attach a resume and any applicable certifications.

Posting Date: May 24, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled

 


CT/RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST – Per Diem

Responsibilities: Provide exemplary service to both our internal and external customers. Employee will plan, organize, and accomplish activities in the Imaging Department according to hospital policies, standards of practice of the profession, and state and federal law. Possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team, providing high quality CT and Radiographic studies. Review physician orders and exercise great attention to detail. Actively participate in quality improvement projects within the department. Maintain confidentiality at all times and adhere to strict policies and procedures.

Requirements: Working knowledge of PACS; CT Certification; ARRT; VT State License; BLS certified; ability to collaborate with clinical support staff, physicians and other health care professionals as part of a team-based, patient-centered care approach.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application and attach a resume and any applicable certifications.

Posting Date: May 18, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled


ADVANCED PRACTICE – PHYSICIAN’S ASSISTANT

We currently are seeking an Advanced Practice Professional Physician’s Assistant for our family health clinic.  This position will provide a full scope of primary care services, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventative care and health maintenance to patients.

Candidates chosen are eligible to participate in our loan reimbursement program (up to $5,000 per year) as well as a $10,000 sign on bonus and relocation support.  Generous benefits to include competitive medical and dental insurance.  Matched 401K Plan, Life, Disability, and a whole lot more.

Professional and Regulatory Requirements (but not limited to):

Completion of an Accreditation Review Commission for PA. Licensed to practice in Vermont. Have a record that is free from current Medicare/Medicaid sanctions and not be listed on either the OIG List of Excluded Individuals/Entities or System for Awards management (SAM).  Possess a current, valid, unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number if applicable or ability to obtain one.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application and attach a resume and any applicable certifications.

Posting Date: May 8, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled


EMT / PARAMEDIC – Per Diem

 Job Summary:  Provides basic patient care, treatments and services within the EMT scope of practice that is appropriate for the patient’s condition and psychosocial/physical needs.

Duties: Clinical duties may include but are not limited to: preparing for procedure, preparing patients for exam, taking medical histories, collecting and testing (POC) of specimens, performing phlebotomy, starting peripheral intravenous lines, removing sutures, changing dressings, administration of meds (as outlined in scope of practice), performing EKGs and applying Zio Patches.  Will be responsible for registering emergency room patient and after hours out patients.

Requirements: HS graduate or GED; current BLS certification required; current and maintained Emergency Medical Technician Certification at the Basic, Advanced or Paramedic level; Obtain ACLS, PHTLS and PALS within 1 year of employment.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application and attach a resume and any applicable certifications.

Posting Date: April 26, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled


REGISTERED NURSE – PER DIEM
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Job Summary: Responsibilities include patient triage and initial assessment; implementation of ED provider’s orders with reassessment and evaluation of patient’s response to treatment and interventions; and discharge care teaching.

Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current Vermont RN license in good standing. Emergency Department nursing experience required. Current BLS, ACLS PALS and/or ENPC certifications required. TNCC certification to be obtained within 1 year of hire. Computer skills and familiarity with using an electronic medical record essential. Excellent customer service skills. Strong team player.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application and attach a resume or CV for review.

Posting Date: March 1, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled


SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST – PER DIEM

Responsibilities: Responsible for administration and direct application of Speech/Language Pathology treatment modalities as prescribed by a referring physician. Evaluates plans, directs and treats all patients referred to speech/language pathology. Able to work in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Treatment experience with all age ranges helpful, but not required. Participates in performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Performs some administrative duties at the delegation of the Director of Rehabilitation Services. Participates in infection control, safety and educational programs, both in the department and on an organizational basis.

Requirements: Must have CCC-SLP. Holds a Master’s degree from an accredited college or school of speech/language pathology. Current State Licensure in speech pathology (or eligible). impact Current BCLS certification. New graduates welcome to apply.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application and attach a resume or CV for review.

Posting Date: March 1, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled


RN Med/Surg: PER DIEM all shifts available

Responsibilities: Duties include patient assessments/reassessments, development of the patient’s plan of care, implementation of physician’s orders including medication administration and treatments, evaluation of patient’s response to treatment and nursing interventions with appropriate follow-through.

Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current Vermont RN license in good standing. Minimum of 1 year experience preferred. Current BLS certification. Computer skills and familiarity with using an electronic medical record essential. Excellent customer service skills. Strong team player.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application  and attach a resume or CV for review.

Posting Date: March 1, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled


LPN Med/Surg: PER DIEM all shifts available

Responsibilities: Duties include patient assessments/reassessments, development of the patient’s plan of care, implementation of physician’s orders including medication administration and treatments, evaluation of patient’s response to treatment and nursing interventions with appropriate follow-through.

Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current Vermont LPN license in good standing. Minimum of 1 year experience preferred. Current BLS certification. Computer skills and familiarity with using an electronic medical record essential. Excellent customer service skills. Strong team player.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application  and attach a resume or CV for review.

Posting Date: March 1, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled


LICENSED NURSING ASSISTANTS: PER DIEM

Grace Cottage Hospital has an immediate need for per diem employees for our Inpatient Care unit. Positions can cover all shifts. Duties include assisting hospitalized patients with activities of daily living and providing basic nursing care as directed and supervised by a registered nurse.

Requirements: Current Vermont licensure as a nursing assistant; minimum of 1 year experience as an LNA in a Nursing Home or Hospital setting; excellent communication and customer service skills. Experience working with an electronic health record preferred. Successful candidate will be flexible in hours and shifts needed.

Interested candidates should complete an on-line application  and attach a CV or resume for review.

Posting Date: March 1, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled