Hospital looking to fill several job openings

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- Are you looking for a job? You might want to apply to NEA Baptist Hospital.

NEA Baptist has hired about 210 new employees in the past few months and is looking to hire 200 more.

Several businesses in Jonesboro are starting to lay off employees from local factories so more people are starting to look for work. NEA Baptist is looking for jobs ranging from janitors to respiratory therapists.

"Due to thatgrowth we will be continuing to hire throughout the summer," said James Keller, director of human resources. "We have ahost of different jobs we are looking to fill actually."

Keller said they have jobs for various skill level and education level.

"We havepositions in our food service, housekeeping and a host of different other positions," Keller said. "We arelooking for respiratory therapists, we're looking for pharmacy techs, radiologytechs, all kinds MRI, CT."

Once hiredall employees will have orientation followed by a training program.

"Everybodywill go through a rigorous training program to get acclimated to our newcampus," he said. "Our goal right now is to get everybody trainedon the new campus even our existing."

With the hospitalmoving date scheduled for the fall, NEA wants to make sure they are fullystaffed before opening day.

"We offer a competitivesalary and a complete benefits package that I feel is unmatched in the area," Keller said. "We have plenty of positions that wouldrequire you to be 18 years of age and have a high school education, all the wayup to some positions require a doctorate."

He saidthe pay is based on several factors like the type of job and the experiencelevel.

"If you don't see the job you're interested innow we will continue to post through the remainder of July, into August andSeptember so just keep looking," Keller said.

Some jobs NEA Baptist is looking to fill are: nurse, controller, medical assistant, medical records clerk, physician assistant, physicians relations manager, customer service coordinator, medical technologist, housekeeper, occupational therapist.

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