Employment Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

Choose a career with Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Litchfield County, one of the oldest not-for-profit home health agencies in Connecticut, and you are joining a team of caring people who are together for a single purpose – the delivery of high-quality home health care services for the residents of the Litchfield County and Farmington Valley. Every person working here at Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Litchfield County contributes toward this objective through the application of their unique skills.

Members of our clinical team include nurses; physical, occupational, and speech therapists; medical social workers and home health and hospice aides. In addition, their efforts are supported by our hospice volunteers and by the administrative and financial services of the business office team. Our Home Assistance team rounds out our complement of care, offering private pay shift and live-in personal care aides, homemaker, and companion services.

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Litchfield County also offers an excellent benefits package including:

  • Competitive wages
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Disability Insurance
  • Mileage Reimbursement 
  • Retirement benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Shift differentials
  • Enjoyable work environment

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Litchfield County is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Openings:

Physical Therapist, Full-time or Part-Time
Primary Territory: Litchfield, Bantam, Washington, Warren, Cornwall 

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Litchfield County is looking for an EXPERIENCED Physical Therapists to join a dynamic team of rehab professionals, dedicated to making a difference in their patients’ lives. The right candidate would provide visits to patients in their homes in Western Litchfield County. Professional staff are assigned based on geography. Strong teamwork environment but must be flexible and able to work independently.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must be a registered physical therapist currently licensed to practice physical therapy by the State of Connecticut, and qualified and approved to treat Medicare patients.

2. Must have completed at least a baccalaureate degree program in an accredited college or university and have had a specified period of clinical education.

3. Must have at least two years of clinical experience in physical therapy, preferably with at least one year’s experience in a home health care agency or related community health programs.

4. Must be competent in physical assessment skills.

5. Must have dependable and properly insured transportation

6. Must have a valid and current driver’s license.

7. Must be able to read write and communicate in English.

8. Must be accessible by telephone and be available to make home visits.

9. Must have the interpersonal skills necessary for working with patients and caregivers, the public and with medical managers, as well as in a group/team environment.

10. Must have the ability to maintain patient confidentiality, and be free of conflict of interest.

We offer a competitive benefits package including a generous retirement plan, and educational reimbursement. 
Email resume to: jhall@vnhlc.org

Physical Therapist, Full-Time
Territory: Watertown, Thomaston, Morris, Bethlehem, Woodbury

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Litchfield County is looking for an EXPERIENCED Physical Therapists to join a dynamic team of rehab professionals, dedicated to making a difference in their patients’ lives. The right candidate would provide visits to patients in their homes in Western Litchfield County (Watertown, Thomaston, Morris, Bethlehem, Woodbury). Professional staff are assigned based on geography. Strong teamwork environment but must be flexible and able to work independently. 30 – 37.5 hours per week.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must be a registered physical therapist currently licensed to practice physical therapy by the State of Connecticut, and qualified and approved to treat Medicare patients.

2. Must have completed at least a baccalaureate degree program in an accredited college or university and have had a specified period of clinical education.

3. Must have at least two years of clinical experience in physical therapy, preferably with at least one year’s experience in a home health care agency or related community health programs.

4. Must be competent in physical assessment skills.

5. Must have dependable and properly insured transportation

6. Must have a valid and current driver’s license.

7. Must be able to read write and communicate in English.

8. Must be accessible by telephone and be available to make home visits.

9. Must have the interpersonal skills necessary for working with patients and caregivers, the public and with medical managers, as well as in a group/team environment.

10. Must have the ability to maintain patient confidentiality and be free of conflict of interest.

We offer a competitive benefits package including a generous retirement plan, and educational reimbursement. 
Email resume to: jhall@vnhlc.org

Homecare/Hospice Weekend & On-Call RN

Our Agency is seeking an experienced HOME CARE/HOSPICE ON-CALL RN to join our progressive team.

Schedule:
Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

The duties for this On-Call/Weekend position include triaging patient phone calls and providing needed home visits to home health and hospice patients from 4:30pm-8:30am.

Competitive On-Call rate and On-Call visit rates range from $100-$150/visit. Full benefits package offered. 

Email resume to: jhall@vnhlc.org

CNA/Home Health & Hospice

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Litchfield County is currently looking for Home Health Aide/Certified Nursing Assistant in the Salisbury, Sharon area to join their team. The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of 1-2 years Home Health Aide experience working for a licensed and Medicare Certified Home Health or Hospice agency. Responsibilities include: making visits to patient homes to provide personal care activities including bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, dressing, and assisting the patient with ambulation and transfer activities. Must be flexible, reliable, and possess good organizational and communication skills. 30-37.5 hours per week with a benefits package.
Hourly rate $18.00 – $20.00. Email resume to: jhall@vnhlc.org

Speech Therapist – Per Diem

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Litchfield County is looking for Speech Therapists to provide home health visits in Litchfield County. Professional staff are assigned based on geography. Our speech therapists are responsible for developing and providing speech therapy services to our patients and for instructing the patient, caregivers and others in the appropriate techniques and plans of treatment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must be licensed to practice speech pathology or audiology in the State of Connecticut with a minimum of three years clinical experience in speech pathology or audiology, or under the supervision of a speech therapist/pathologist who has a minimum of three years of clinical experience.

2. Must have dependable and properly insured transportation.

3. Must have a valid and current driver’s license.

4. Must be able to read write and communicate in English.

5. Must be accessible by telephone and available to make home visits.

6. Must have the interpersonal skills necessary for working with the patients and caregivers, the public and with medical managers, as well as in a group/team environment.

7. Must have the ability to maintain patient confidentiality, and be free of conflict of interest.

Email resume to: jhall@vnhlc.org

Occupational Therapist – Full-time
Farmington Valley area

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Litchfield County is looking for an EXPERIENCED Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic team of rehab professionals, dedicated to making a difference in the lives of their patients. The right candidate would provide visits to patients in their homes in the Farmington Valley. Professional staff are assigned based on geography. Strong teamwork environment but must be flexible and able to work independently. 37.5 hours per week.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must be a registered occupational therapist currently licensed to practice physical therapy by the State of Connecticut, and qualified and approved to treat Medicare patients.

2. Must have completed at least a baccalaureate degree program in an accredited college or university and have had a specified period of clinical education.

3. Must have at least two years of clinical experience in occupational therapy, preferably with at least one year’s experience in a home health care agency or related community health programs.

4. Proficiency in using a laptop; experience using EMR system preferred.

5. Must have dependable and properly insured transportation

6. Must have a valid and current driver’s license.

7. Must be able to read write and communicate in English.

8. Must be accessible by telephone and be available to make home visits.

9. Must have the interpersonal skills necessary for working with patients and caregivers, the public and with medical managers, as well as in a group/team environment.

10. Must have the ability to maintain patient confidentiality and be free of conflict of interest.

We offer a competitive benefits package including a generous retirement plan, and educational reimbursement. 
Email resume to: jhall@vnhlc.org