(207) 474-5121 | 46 Fairview Avenue, Skowhegan, ME 04976

Employment Opportunities

Redington-Fairview General Hospital (RFGH) has been providing care as an independent, community hospital in Skowhegan, Maine since 1952. Today, RFGH is a 25-bed critical access facility that provides health care for more than 30,000 residents living in Somerset County, which extends from Skowhegan to the Canadian border. Founded in a tradition of community service, and strengthened by a readiness to respond to change, RFGH looks forward to a bright healthcare future; for our employees, medical staff, and for those we serve.

If you are interested in making a difference in your community, a rewarding career at RFGH may be for you. Explore our Nursing, General Employment, and Provider career opportunities below.

We Offer Excellent Benefits

Benefits become effective the 1st of the month following hire date

Some Examples of full time employee benefits below
  • Medical Insurance, 2 Options and employee coverage cost $0.
  • Healthcare discount: services provided at RFGH are covered 100%
  • Competitive Shift Differentials
  • Dental and Vision Insurances
  • 403b contribution with employer matching
  • Pension plan, fully funded by RFGH
  • Earned time benefit of 5 weeks per year (increases after 5 years)
  • Tuition assistance after only 5 weeks of employment!
  • Loan forgiveness up to $1800 per year
  • Free Gym membership

General

Emergency Department

The Emergency Department CNA/UC works to support a busy multi-disciplinary team. This person must have the ability to interact professionally with multiple age groups and disciplines. Patient centered focus is imperative.

Status: Full time, 36 hours, 11a-11p

Qualities: Must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Must be able to work independently and perform effectively under pressure. Must have great customer service skills

Requirements: Certification from an approved Nurse’s Aide program and Me State CNA registry required. BLS certification required.


CNA
Med/Surg

The Med/Surg CNA works to support a busy multi-disciplinary team. This person must have the ability to interact professionally with multiple age groups and disciplines. Patient centered focus is imperative.

Status: per diem 6p-6a

Qualities: Must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Must be able to work independently and perform effectively under pressure. Must have great customer service skills

Requirements: Certification from an approved Nurse’s Aide program and Me State CNA registry required. BLS certification required.

Nutrition Services

The clinical dietitian performs nutritional assessments, develops and implements care plans, provides nutrition education and coordinates nutritional care for hospital in patients with kitchen staff. They also provide medical nutrition therapy for outpatients.

Status: Flexible hours, 16 to 30 hours/week, ability to work 1 weekend/month

Qualities: The ability to work independently, but also collaborate with healthcare professionals and the nutrition services team while providing patient-centered care is a must.

Requirements: State of Maine Dietitian License, Registered Dietitian by CDR


EMT
EMS

The EMT (all levels of training) performs under the direction of the Director of EMS according to the scope and limits of Maine EMS licensure, responds to calls for emergency care, transfer, routine facility-to-facility transport, community disaster, and participates in educational and public relations events. The EMT provides timely, safe, efficient, and cost-effective care, and establishes and maintains mobile communication with facilities, other units and agencies and Medical Control.

Status: Full time

Qualities: This successful candidate must meet automotive insurability standards and must be able to work well in a fast-paced EMS environment.

Requirements: Must have current CPR and certification appropriate to level of training to include: ACLS, PALS, NRP, PHTLS, PIFT and AVOC

EMT
EMS

The EMT (all levels of training) performs under the direction of the Director of EMS according to the scope and limits of Maine EMS licensure, responds to calls for emergency care, transfer, routine facility-to-facility transport, community disaster, and participates in educational and public relations events. The EMT provides timely, safe, efficient, and cost-effective care, and establishes and maintains mobile communication with facilities, other units and agencies and Medical Control.

Status: per diem

Qualities: This successful candidate must meet automotive insurability standards and must be able to work well in a fast-paced EMS environment.

Requirements: Must have current CPR and certification appropriate to level of training to include: ACLS, PALS, NRP, PHTLS, PIFT and AVOC


RMPC

The RMPC Medical Assistant performs various activities under the general supervision of the physician and the Office Manager to support exceptional patient centered care.

Status: Full time, 40 hours M-F

Qualities: Good interpersonal and organizational skills required. Previous medical office experience is desirable. Must be able to multi task and have computer and typing skills

Requirements: Medical Assistant Certification required. Associate Degree in Medical Assisting preferred.


Laboratory

RFGH is seeking a Laboratory Technician/Technologist capable of functioning in all clinical areas of our full service hospital laboratory.

Status: per diem, nights, we are looking for a minimum of every third weekend availability

Qualities: Must have flexibility and excellent attention to detail.

Requirements: AS/BS degree in Medical Technology or BA/BS in Biological Science having completed required clinical laboratory training. ASCP/AMT certification as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician or equivalent is preferred. At least one year of generalist experience in the areas of Blood Bank, Hematology, Chemistry, Coagulation, Microbiology and Phlebotomy is preferred.

RMPC

The Medical Secretary supports the front office operations of several busy practices as assigned under the direction of the Practice Manager.

Status: Full time, 40 hours

Qualities: The successful candidate will have flexibility, excellent customer service skills and be team oriented.

Requirements: High School diploma or GED. Basic typing and computer knowledge and knowledge of medical terminology are preferred. Strong computer skill necessary.


Radiology

The Medical Secretary supports the operations of a busy Radiology department under the direction of the Radiology Manager.

Status: Per Diem

Qualities: The successful candidate will have flexibility, excellent customer service skills and be team oriented.

Requirements: High School diploma or GED. Basic typing and computer knowledge and knowledge of medical terminology are preferred. Strong computer skill necessary.


Social Services

The Medical Social Worker assesses patients of all ages potentially at high risk for social, emotional, mental/behavioral, and medical complications and assists them in exploring choices available to them, the goal being to reach an optimal level of independent functioning through the acceptance/modification of their social, emotional/behavioral and medical status. Responsible for psycho-social assessments for patient of all ages in all areas of the hospital. Responsible for discharge planning.

Status: 24-40 hours per week depending of applicant preference.

Qualities: Requires excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and the need to be a team player interacting with community facilities and agencies as well as disciplines in a fast-paced critical access hospital.

Requirements: Maine LSW license required. Knowledge of community resources helpful. Experience in medical social work preferred.


Radiology

Under the direct supervision of the Radiology Manager/Chief Technologist and the direction of the Radiologist(s), shall perform a variety of duties and technical Nuclear Medicine procedures in preparing patients for scans utilizing radioactive tracers for body imaging to aid in diagnosis and treatment. Staff must demonstrate knowledge and skill necessary to perform exams on patients of all age groups, are knowledgeable about development needs over the age span and when appropriate are knowledgeable about the use of age related equipment. Additional modality job requirements also required.

Status: Full time, 32hrs- Will include 16 hrs as a Nuclear Tech and 16 hrs in one other modality (CAT scan, X-Ray or Mammography) on call, weekend rotation and rotating holiday responsibilities are required

Qualities: Patient centered approach to care is essential.

Requirements: Must be a graduate from an approved Radiology Technology school holding a National Registry in Radiology Technology. Must have previous Nuclear Medicine experience. Must hold a State of Maine Nuclear Medicine License or be a graduate from an approved Nuclear Medicine School holding a National registry in Nuclear Medicine and a State of Maine Nuclear Medicine License. BLS

Radiology

Under the direct supervision of the Radiology Manager/Chief Technologist and the direction of the Radiologist(s), shall perform a variety of duties and technical Nuclear Medicine procedures in preparing patients for scans utilizing radioactive tracers for body imaging to aid in diagnosis and treatment. Staff must demonstrate knowledge and skill necessary to perform exams on patients of all age groups, are knowledgeable about development needs over the age span and when appropriate are knowledgeable about the use of age related equipment.

Status: Part time, 16 hr

Qualities: Patient centered approach to care is essential.

Requirements: Must be a graduate from an approved Radiology Technology school holding a National Registry in Radiology Technology. Must have previous Nuclear Medicine experience. Must hold a State of Maine Nuclear Medicine License or be a graduate from an approved Nuclear Medicine School holding a National registry in Nuclear Medicine and a State of Maine Nuclear Medicine License. BLS

Nursing

This position includes one-on-one observation of at-risk patients. This is a hands-off position and there is no expectation to do patient care. All patient needs/changes are observed and reported to nursing staff. Patient Observers work under direction of nursing.

Status: Per Diem

Qualities: Patient centered ability to effectively communicate with a multidisciplinary team are required.

Requirements: Health care experience preferred but not necessary. Excellent communication skills are required.


Pharmacy

The RFGH Pharmacy Department has one position available for a student enrolled in a college of pharmacy or pre-pharmacy program. Students work as pharmacy technicians in all 4 general assignments: medication reconciliation, sterile admixture, data entry/order management, and supply management.

Status: 40 hours per week during winter/summer break, per diem during other breaks and occasional weekend days as available.

Qualities: Good attention to detail and accuracy is a must.

Requirements: Current enrollment in a college of pharmacy or pre-pharmacy program


Laboratory

Applicants must be able to perform phlebotomy and EKGs on patients of all ages. Knowledge of performing COVID collections is preferred, but not necessary, applicant must be willing to train in this process.

Status: Full time, 40 hour position, working primarily 1:30-10pm Monday-Friday, with rotating weekends & holidays.

Qualities: An ability to work in a fast paced environment is essential.

Requirements: High School Diploma. Certificate from accredited phlebotomy training program preferred.


Laboratory

The Laboratory Department Phlebotomy/EKG Technician staff will be competent to perform all diagnostic procedures, as assigned and must be able to demonstrate consistent competence to perform the skills required

Status: Per Diem

Qualities: An ability to work in a fast paced environment is essential.

Requirements: High School Diploma. Certificate from accredited phlebotomy training program preferred.

Radiology

Under the supervision of the Chief Technologist and the direction of the Radiologist(s), the Staff Technologist shall perform a variety of radiologic and fluoroscopic procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiographic diagnoses and clinical assessment. The Staff Technologist shall assume responsibility for designated areas and/or procedures, must have adaptability and willingness to cross-train into at least one other modality is encouraged, must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to perform exams on patients of all age groups, and must be knowledgeable about developmental needs over the age span and where appropriate are knowledgeable about the use of age related equipment.

Status: Per diem

Qualities: Patient centered team approach to care is imperative.

Requirements: Must be a graduate from an approved Radiologic Technology program. Must be registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and maintain current active status. Must hold a current Maine State license for radiology Technology. BLS required. Previous experience is desirable.


Respiratory

The respiratory therapist is responsible for providing various therapeutic and diagnostic modalities as well as patient education and participation in quality assurance surveys. One to two years of experience with blood gas skills preferred. Flexibility to work rotating weekends and holidays as well as 12 hour call rotations for coverage and transports required.

Status: Full-time, 36 hours

Qualities: Ability to work independently in emergency situations

Requirements: State of Maine Respiratory Therapy license and RRT required; BLS, ACLS, PALS and NRP required, or able to obtain within an allotted amount of time.

Nutrition Services

All trayline workers are responsible for accuracy in patient tray set-up in accordance with diet orders. They assemble salads, desserts, and beverages for all diets and transport completed trays to patient rooms. Trayline workers also perform assigned cleaning tasks in the kitchen and other duties as required.

Status: Full time, 32 hours, 10:30a-7p with every other weekend

Qualities: Flexibility and a great attitude required

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Food service experience is a plus, but willing to train the right person.


Ultrasound

Under the direction of the Radiologist, performs a variety of diagnostic ultrasound procedures and communicates results, completes examinations according to prescribed procedures using independent judgment in the utilization of ultrasonic equipment for medical diagnoses, is responsible for daily operations of the department, patient schedule, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures and quality assessment, must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to perform exams on patients of all age groups, and must be knowledgeable about developmental needs over the age span and where appropriate are knowledgeable about age related equipment.

Status: Full time, 30 hour (3-10 hour shifts) with on call and holiday rotation responsibilities

Qualities: Patient centered care and attention to detail are required

Requirements: Must have a high school education and be a Registered Radiologic Technologist with previous Ultrasound experience or Previous Ultrasound experience or hold the ARDMS Registry for Ultrasound. or Be a graduate from an 'Approved Accredited Ultrasound School', holding the Physics component of the ARDMS registry-and eligible to take a 'specialty' within 1 year of graduation for completion of ARDMS credentials. However, we strongly encourage the completion of the ARDMS credentials within the first 6 to 9 months of employment. BLS

Ultrasound

Under the direction of the Radiologist, performs a variety of diagnostic ultrasound procedures and communicates results, completes examinations according to prescribed procedures using independent judgment in the utilization of ultrasonic equipment for medical diagnoses, is responsible for daily operations of the department, patient schedule, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures and quality assessment, must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to perform exams on patients of all age groups, and must be knowledgeable about developmental needs over the age span and where appropriate are knowledgeable about age related equipment.

Status: per diem

Qualities: Patient centered care and attention to detail are required

Requirements: Must have a high school education and be a Registered Radiologic Technologist with previous Ultrasound experience or Previous Ultrasound experience or hold the ARDMS Registry for Ultrasound. or Be a graduate from an 'Approved Accredited Ultrasound School', holding the Physics component of the ARDMS registry-and eligible to take a 'specialty' within 1 year of graduation for completion of ARDMS credentials. However, we strongly encourage the completion of the ARDMS credentials within the first 6 to 9 months of employment. BLS


Volunteer Services

The Volunteer Chaplain is responsible for providing spiritual care to hospital patients, their families and hospital staff.

Status: Volunteer commitment is flexible in days/hours. An agreed upon schedule will be determined mutually

Qualities: Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to listen to worries, fears, hopes, and grief and to provide comfort, counseling, and spiritual guidance in response.

Requirements: Certificate of Commission of the Ministry of a recognized mainline denomination. Completion of a chaplain intern program or at least 3-5 years’ experience in hospital pastoral care Graduate of accredited theological seminary


Nursing Opportunities

Emergency Department

The Emergency Department Charge nurse is responsible for the smooth functioning of the department and its needs by using independent judgement to assign staff and direct the team to achieve high quality patient care outcomes.

Status: Full time, 36 hours 6pm-6am, includes every other weekend and rotating holidays.

Qualities: This vibrant and forward-thinking RN will possess strong leadership, critical thinking, flexibility and communication skills. The ability to work independently but also collaborate with multidisciplinary teams while providing patient-centered care is a must.

Requirements: Current Maine RN license required. BLS required at time of hire. ACLS and PALS also required but may be provided during orientation.

RFGH

Redington-Fairview General Hospital is offering a unique opportunity for new graduate RN’s to join our teams through our nurse residency program. This program will provide education, support, and hands-on training to new graduate nurses as they begin their careers at RFGH. All new RNs can expect a structured, comprehensive orientation in which they will work closely with experienced nurse preceptors. New RNs will also be paired with a specific nurse mentor for their first year of employment who will help guide them through the transition from student to practicing RN. Full time positions are available for nurses who have recently graduated or who are graduating in the upcoming months from an accredited nursing school

Status: Full time, 36 hours, Variable shift

Qualities: Works effectively as a team member striving to learn and grow as a new nursing professional.

Requirements: Applicant will need an Authorization to Test number before employment can begin. Current BLS required.

Nursing

The position offers the opportunity to lead operations of a busy community hospital. Must be skilled in communication and relationship management, and have knowledge of the healthcare environment. Must be able to lead and direct, gain the trust and respect of others, and promote teamwork. This position reports directly to the Chief Nursing Officer.

Status: Per diem, typical shift is 12 hours from 7am to 7pm or from 7pm to 7am, including weekend coverage, and partial shift coverage is a possibility.

Qualities: The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, flexibility and demonstrate the ability to work as a team.

Requirements: RN with 5 years of hospital experience, BSN preferred. MOAB, ACLS, BLS & NRP (will train) certifications required. Current Maine RN license required.

RMPC

RMPC is seeking a full time RN to provide patient nursing visits, nursing triage and care management in the office setting.

Status: Full time, 40 hours, M-F

Qualities: Must demonstrate the ability to work as a team and provide excellent customer service. Must have flexibility and excellent communication skills.

Requirements: Must hold current Maine RN, BLS.


Birthing Center

This is a competent professional registered nurse position requiring practical and technical skills sufficient to deliver quality nursing care for newborns, childbearing women and women having OB/GYN procedures. She/he must be able to assess and manage patients during all stages of pregnancy, labor and delivery, post-partum care, care of the neonate and post surgical care. The RN must also be able to assess and meet the patient's physical, emotional and educational needs and have the knowledge to refer to outside agencies whenever indicated.

Status: Full time, 36 hours, variable shift. This position includes every other weekend and rotating holidays.

Qualities: This vibrant and forward-thinking RN will possess strong critical thinking, flexibility and communication skills. The ability to work independently but also collaborate with multidisciplinary teams while providing patient-centered care is a must.

Requirements: Perinatal experience preferred, however will train an RN with strong clinical background. NRP, Fetal Monitoring, CLC, STABLE, and IV Therapy are also preferred. RN Maine License, ACLS and BLS required.

Birthing Center

This is a competent professional registered nurse position requiring practical and technical skills sufficient to deliver quality nursing care for newborns, childbearing women and women having OBGYN procedures. She/he must be able to assess and manage patients during all stages of pregnancy, labor and delivery, post-partum care, care of the neonate and post surgical care. The RN must also be able to assess and meet the patient's physical, emotional and educational needs and have the knowledge to refer to outside agencies whenever indicated.

Status: Full time, 36 hours, 7p-7a. This position includes every other weekend and rotating holidays.

Qualities: This vibrant and forward-thinking RN will possess strong critical thinking, flexibility and communication skills. The ability to work independently but also collaborate with multidisciplinary teams while providing patient-centered care is a must.

Requirements: Perinatal experience preferred, however will train an RN with strong clinical background. NRP, Fetal Monitoring, CLC, STABLE, and IV Therapy are also preferred. RN Maine License, ACLS and BLS required.

Special Care Unit

RFGH SCU Department is seeking an RN for the variable shift. The SCU RN is responsible for assessments of critically ill patients whose status may change rapidly and for carrying out complex plans of care, which involve adherence to detailed policies, procedures, and standards for technical modalities.

Status: Full-time, 36-hour variable shift, this position includes day shifts, night shifts, and some weekends with shared holiday rotations.

Qualities:Must have strong critical thinking skills, the ability to deal with complex clinical situations, and excellent team communication skills. The ability to work independently and also collaborate with multidisciplinary teams while providing patient-centered care is a must.

Requirements: Must hold current Maine RN current with BLS and ACLS, PALS, IV Certification, and Moderate Sedation are required within six months of hire. One year of critical care experience is preferred.

Special Care Unit

RFGH SCU Department is seeking an RN with per diem availability. The SCU RN is responsible for assessment of the critically ill patient whose status may change rapidly and for carrying out complex plans of care, which involve adherence to detailed policies, procedures, and standards for technical modalities.

Status: per diem

Qualities: Must have strong critical thinking skills, the ability to deal with complex clinical situations, and excellent team communication skills. The ability to work independently and also collaborate with multidisciplinary teams while providing patient-centered care is a must.

Requirements: Must hold current Maine RN current with BLS and ACLS, PALS, IV Certification and Moderate Sedation are required within six months of hire. One year of critical care experience is preferred.

Special Care Unit


RFGH SCU Department is seeking an RN for the night shift. The SCU RN is responsible for assessment of the critically ill patient whose status may change rapidly and for carrying out complex plans of care, which involve adherence to detailed policies, procedures, and standards for technical modalities.

Status: Full time, 36 hour 7p-7a, required share in the weekend/overnight/holiday call rotation

Qualities: Must have strong critical thinking skills, the ability to deal with complex clinical situations, and excellent team communication skills. The ability to work independently and also collaborate with multidisciplinary teams while providing patient-centered care is a must.

Requirements: Must hold current Maine RN current with BLS and ACLS, PALS, IV Certification and Moderate Sedation are required within six months of hire. One year of critical care experience is preferred.

Med/Surg

RFGH is seeking a skilled professional registered nurse with theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to deliver quality nursing care to patients in all age groups: pediatric to geriatric.

Status: Per Diem for both 7a-7p and 7p-7a

Qualities: This vibrant and forward-thinking RN will possess strong critical thinking, flexibility and communication skills. The ability to work independently but also collaborate with multidisciplinary teams while providing patient-centered care is a must

Requirements: Must hold current Maine RN, BLS.