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CLINICAL CAREERS

The right supportfor you to provide outstanding care.

For clinical professionals, St. Elizabeth’s dynamic and positive culture is something that sets us apart from other healthcare institutions. We practice our mission and vision by providing compassionate and highest quality care to our patients every day, and our ICARE value system is engrained in all associates.

Clinical careers at St. Elizabeth Healthcare
St. Elizabeth Healthcare employee testimonial: Courtney, Float Pool Registered Nurse

Leadership support is another differentiator for us. Throughout our organization, we value your input and recommendations on how we operate. We believe in empowering our frontline associates to assist in making decisions that impact their department. We also promote a strong teamwork environment, which creates a family environment that makes us unique and a special place to provide care.

Additional reasons to join our team:

Excellent staffing ratios

Flexible scheduling

Dedication to quality care

Respect for everyone on the staff

Excellent growth opportunities

  • “I’ve always had excellent leadership here. Supervisors, managers, directors, VPs…they’re always encouraging you to take the next step to further your education to grow within the organization. They really push me and encourage me.”

    - Chasity, Outpatient Phlebotomy Supervisor

    St. Elizabeth Healthcare employee testimonial: Chasity, Outpatient Phlebotomy Supervisor
  • “I chose St. Elizabeth because I loved the hospital and everyone I worked with when I did my internship here. I would describe the culture as patient-focused and ambitious. I look forward to coming to work every day and I love the feeling I get when I am able to help patients.”

    - Emily, Pharmacy Technician

  • “I have always heard good things about, St. Elizabeth and wanted to be a part of something good. I moved here from Florida, where I used to do private and rehab care. I love to help my patients heal with kindness and laughter. If you want to learn, grow and make an impact on others, come join us!”

    - Carmen, Certified Nurse Assistant

  • “I joined St. Elizabeth because it reminded me of taking care of my desire to help those more vulnerable in our community. I stay because of all the amazing people I meet every day and the opportunities to grow. I always have a big smile in my face when talking about my job here.”

    - Jeanne, Certified Nurse Assistant

Find the area of opportunitythat’s right for you.

Breast Centers
The Breast Centers are fast-paced, caring environments where the patient and her family always come first. We work together as a team to provide comprehensive breast care, focusing on meeting the emotional and educational needs of our patients. Our associates are the smiling faces that welcome our patients year after year, no matter what their individualized breast care needs might be. We want to help patients evaluate any concerns efficiently and compassionately. Our goal is to take care of each other so our team can take care of our patients.
Hospice and Home Hospice
We look for motivated, team-oriented, critically thinking and compassionate team members who are ready to embrace the challenges and opportunities of caring for hospice patients in our community or on our 16-bed inpatient unit. Our hospice is part of a large, distinguished and award-winning healthcare system, which provides support and resources you may not find elsewhere. St. Elizabeth Hospice received 2020 Hospice Honors designation from HEALTHCAREfirst, in recognition for our high-performance quality measures, including providing the best patient and caregiver experience.
Infusion Services
Infusion Services provides injections, infusions, blood products, biosimilars, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, therapeutic phlebotomies and more to our patients. Our primary patient population is the oncology patients who can be treated at five infusion centers across northern KY and southern IN. We also provide care to the non-oncology patients at these sites, but predominantly at our Florence location.
Inpatient Phlebotomy Services
Inpatient Phlebotomists are the face of the St. Elizabeth laboratory for patients and family. Our role is extremely important, collecting viable samples from patients for testing. The work is fast paced, and you learn something new every day. Ours is a large team, with 40 staff members.

Working in a hospital setting, you will interact with every other department in the hospital. We draw samples on patients in over 30 areas/units. We draw blood samples from newborns to geriatric patients. You may work in an ICU or draw arterial blood gases and perform heel sticks on newborns. We also offer opportunities to travel and draw patients from rehab hospitals and other local facilities. You can advance into Phlebotomist II, Lead Phlebotomist and Supervisor roles.

Professional equipment is the latest and greatest, including new phlebotomy carts with laptops and technology to scan a patient’s armband and have the labels/orders print at the bedside. We are often the first hospital in the area with new safety equipment. We offer full-time, part-time and PRN positions on a variety if shifts, which both work great for school schedules.
Laboratory and Pathology Services

The St. Elizabeth Laboratory team is 400 strong and offers a diversity of roles and work environments. 70% of the information used to diagnose and treat patient conditions originates in the laboratory, so your work will matter. Together, we serve our support, outreach, pathology and clinical lab teams, along with our medical directors. We value quality patient care, teamwork and a pleasant work environment.

Edgewood – This is our largest laboratory and it offers the latest in automated/robotic technology and a variety of specialized disciplines, including Anatomic Pathology, Transfusion Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Immunology and Toxicology. If you like busy and large, Edgewood is the place for you.

Florence and Ft. Thomas – A team of generalists supports these full-service hospitals with a defined menu of core laboratory testing, including Hematology, Chemistry and Transfusion. If you like your hand in a bit of everything and smaller teams, Florence and Ft. Thomas are for you.

Covington and Grant – These lab generalists work alone or in very small teams to support the Emergency Departments and a Rural Access Hospital with a defined test menu. If you prefer an independent work environment, Covington and Grant are waiting to welcome you.

Our teams include:
Skilled Support Teams:
  • Phlebotomy
  • Central Processing and Call Center
  • Couriers
The Clinical Laboratory Team:
  • Lab Assistants
  • Medical Laboratory Technicians
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Laboratory Technologist
Anatomic Pathology:
A team of Medical Pathologists supported by the following:
  • Anatomic Pathology Lab Assistants
  • Pathologist’s Assistants
  • Histologists
  • Cytologists
Medical Oncology Cancer Center
Medical Oncology provides services at four locations across Northern Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Our team consists of 12 medical oncologists and eight APRNs. The new Cancer Center at St. Elizabeth’s Edgewood campus will be the tri-state’s largest Cancer Center with 5 floors and 250,000 square feet of space. We are a rapidly growing department and looking to add new associates to our Cancer Care family! Our team is focused on providing the highest quality care to our patients.
Nursing Support (CNAs, Aides, MAs)
St. Elizabeth Healthcare is an excellent place for nurse support staff. We are a wonderful organization to work for while gaining experience during nursing school, or to build upon experience you already have. All five St. Elizabeth hospitals have achieved Magnet® designation— the only healthcare system in Greater Cincinnati who can say this. Inpatient areas available include intensive care, medical-surgical and transitional care units. We are "right here" and want you on our team.
Perioperative Services
Join the St. Elizabeth Perioperative Services team, where you can inspire hope and healing to those who need it most. Your career can be life-changing not only to a patient, but also to yourself. We provide an incredible work environment with cutting-edge technology in a variety of specialty areas. The surgical team offers a variety of positions for an individual who enjoys a fast-paced environment with something new every day.

As an associate in Perioperative Services, you will find patients undergoing a variety of specialty procedures including cardiovascular, thoracic, colorectal, acute general, neuro and orthopedic surgery, to name a few. We provide numerous opportunities for growth and professional development to allow many to spend a full career in this specialty area. Some of the areas you can explore include:
  • Surgery
  • Sterile Processing
  • Endoscopy
  • Pre-Admission Testing
  • Same Day Surgery
  • PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit)
Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technicians
The Department of Pharmacy serves patients in a variety of settings throughout our health system, ensuring they receive optimal medication therapy. Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians play a critical role in improving the health and wellbeing of our community. Pharmacy Technicians work closely with Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to perform a wide variety of tasks to enhance patient care. As the Pharmacy Department is continuously evolving, Pharmacy Associates will be provided with ample opportunities for training, growth, and advancement. We have opportunities in: Acute Care Pharmacy, Sterile Compounding, Oncology, Specialty Pharmacy, Retail, 340b Oversight, Medication History & Medication Delivery Service, Purchasing and Medication Management Clinics.
Radiation Therapists
St. Elizabeth Healthcare is dedicated to providing the latest technology for treating cancer patients. The Radiation Oncology Program boasts four Varian Linear Accelerators, with a Halcyon coming in 2021. Advanced positioning tools like Align RT and Calypso enable quicker, more accurate treatment delivery. Our program offers:
  • Frameless Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)
  • Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)
  • Calypso Beacons
  • AlignRT
  • SpaceOAR Hydrogel technology for prostate cancer treatments
  • Gynecologic High Dose Rate Brachytherapy
  • Research Trial Participation
  • Dedicated Oncology Quality Program
  • Clinical Education Specialists specifically trained in Radiation Oncology
Radiology and Imaging careers at St. Elizabeth
Radiology and Imaging
In addition to accepting an adjacent position in Quality (Safety/Accreditation) or Information Systems (EPIC or PACS), a Radiology Tech can receive on-the-job training for an advanced modality (CT, MRI or IR) or dual-modality role. These additional AART credentials can help earn them a promotion within the department. Supervisor positions within our leadership structure are also available, while succession planning is always valued within our division.
Registration
The Registration department collects demographic and insurance information from Emergency Room patients, as well as outpatients that are having tests ordered by their physician. In the ER, our registration process is performed at the bedside after the medical staff have already began the treatment process. For outpatient services, our Registration associate is often the first person a patient encounters, so it is important that we make an excellent impression and provide the best customer service. Many departments rely on our information, so accuracy is very important.

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we offer a variety of part-time, full-time and PRN schedules. We have long-term staff that have worked for many years in our area and others who are working part time as they pursue their education. If you are looking for a role that includes data entry and puts you in a position to meet new people every day, the Registration department may be right for you.
Respiratory
Opportunities in respiratory care at St. Elizabeth are expanding in all areas of patient care, from neonatal and adult critical care to disease management. You’ll appreciate the professional autonomy and collaborative, multi-disciplinary relationships you will build here. We are also nationally recognized for our work in quality improvement.

We encourage professional growth to reach your full potential as a licensed Respiratory Therapist. Students can begin their career early by obtaining a student license, becoming a member of our team and receiving excellent clinical experiences. We are very flexible with our students and promote many learning opportunities.

For new graduates from Respiratory Care programs, we initiate a great orientation into critical care. As you begin your new career, we want to make sure you have the tools and resources to accomplish all professional goals post-graduation.

We also promote career growth and participation in department councils. We have education, critical care, neonatal and preceptor councils that work collaboratively with our pulmonary intensivists, nurses and allied health teams. And we also have a formal succession planning opportunity for those who want to further their career into leadership or education.
Social Services
The Care Coordination/Social Service team is an engaged department within the innovative and highly collaborative Patient Care Service Division. Our division is focused on providing excellent care to the patients and families while also focusing on our organizational goals. Our team is made up of highly successful, compassionate and dedicated healthcare professionals who work closely with the interdisciplinary team to ensure patients and their families have a safe discharge plan in place that holistically addresses the patient’s needs.
Sonography Services
We perform all types of echo exams, and are involved in procedures such as TAVR, MitraClip, Watchman, oncology Strain imaging TEE and stress echo. Vascular labs perform all types of vascular exams such as renal, abdominal, venous, carotid, venous reflux and dialysis fistula scanning. In addition, we have new ultrasound equipment for echo and vascular. Our staff ranges from new grads to 43-year employees, all working together very well. We rotate locations, so all of the staff knows and helps each other, and we have a teamwork and patient experience focus.
Therapy and Rehabilitation
The Therapy and Rehabilitation teams at St. Elizabeth thrive in a team atmosphere. We have many great facilities that enhance the patient treatment and patient experience, as well as a one-on-one patient care model and many specialty programs. Our very experienced staff and associates with special areas of knowledge are always willing to share that knowledge. This is a great place to expand your patient care knowledge and enjoy great success with patients.