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Career Corner: Job Opportunities in Healthcare

The current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has drawn attention to the importance of healthcare workers, particularly those who directly care for patients. The healthcare industry, however, is not limited to clinical positions, and there are many opportunities for people with billing, clerical, computer science, food services, and other backgrounds. Large healthcare systems such as Northwell Health, Catholic Health Services, and Stony Brook Medicine employ thousands of Long Islanders, from maintenance workers to unit clerks to neurosurgeons, as do other local healthcare practices, businesses, and organizations. Here are just a few local job opportunities in the healthcare industry advertised this week:

Northwell Health

Title: Practice Billing Associate
Location: LI Digestive Consultants, East Setauket
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: Sr. Administrative Manager
Location: LI Digestive Consultants, East Setauket
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, or related field
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: Practice Office Associate
Location: NWPP Manhasset, Port Jefferson
Job Type: Full-TIme
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: Practice Medical Assistant
Location: NWPP Manhasset, Port Jefferson
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent; completion of a six-month to one-year course in Medical Assisting at an accredited school
Certificate/License: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), preferred

Title: CT/MRI Technologist
Location: Plainview Hospital, Plainview
Job Type: Per Diem
Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology Program
Certificate/License: NYS licensure as a Radiologic Technologist; American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Registered Technologist (R.T.)

For more employment opportunities with Northwell Health, click here.


Stony Brook University Hospital – Stony Brook

Title: Nursing Station Clerk – Emergency Department
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Not specified
Certificate/License: Must have taken and passed the specific job related Civil Service exam and be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service list.

Title: Laborer – Supply Management Services
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Certificate/License: Valid NYS Driver’s License; valid Powered Industrial Truck Operator Permit

Title: Surgical Technologist – Labor & Delivery
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Completion of a nationally accredited educational program for Surgical Technologists, appropriate training program for Surgical Technology through US military, or experience as a surgical technologist
Certificate/License: Certified Surgical Technologist credential administered by a nationally accredited surgical technologist credentialing organization

Title: Teaching and Research Nurse II (RN) – Pre-Operative Services
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Certificate/License: Possession of or eligibility for a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State

For more job opportunities with Stony Brook Medicine, click here.


Catholic Health Services

Title: Social Worker – MSW (2 positions)
Locations: St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center and St. Charles Hospital
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate school
Certificate/License: current New York State Licensure (Masters or Clinical Social Worker)

Title: Assistant Materials Coordinator – Central Sterile Supplies
Location: St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Smithtown
Job Type: Part-Time
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: Patient Care Assistant I – Telemetry
Location: St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Smithtown
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent; CNA training class and/or completed Fundamentals of Nursing in a nursing program
Certificate/License: Neonatal Resuscitation Certification in Women/Child Care Centers

Title: Secretary – Payroll
Location: St. Charles Hospital, Port Jefferson
Job Type: Part-Time
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: Cafeteria Aide
Location: Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip
Job Type: Part-Time
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) – Several Open Positions
Locations: St. Catherine of Sienna Medical Center, Smithtown
St. Charles Hospital, Port Jefferson
Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip
Job Type: Part-Time
Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Certificate/License: Current licensure as R.N. in New York State; other certifications may be necessary depending on position

Click here to find more job opportunities with Catholic Health Services.


Smithtown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care – Smithtown

Title: Therapeutic Recreation Leader
Job Type: Part-Time
Minimum Education: Not specified
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: Lead Therapeutic Recreation Leader
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Not specified
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: Medical Records Clerk
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Not specified
Certificate/License: None specified


BAYADA Home Health Care – Brentwood

Title: Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Certificate/License: Current licensure as R.N. in New York State; current CPR certification

Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Not specified
Certificate/License: Current LPN license in good standing; current CPR certification


Allscripts – Melville

Title: Expert Software Engineer – Digital Patient Experience
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer sciences, Engineering, Information Systems / Technology and/or other relevant combination of training and experience
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: Senior Software Engineer – Digital Patient Experience
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred and/or other relevant combination of training and experience
Certificate/License: None specified


Developmental Disabilities Institute

Title: Direct Care Counselor – Children’s Residential Program
Location: Smithtown
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Certificate/License: Valid NYS Driver’s License

Title: Direct Care Counselor – Adult Residential Services
Location: East Setauket
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Certificate/License: Valid NYS Driver’s License


Other Local Job Opportunities in Healthcare

Title: Customer Billing Advocate
Employer: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Melville
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: DevOps Engineer
Employer: Natus Medical Incorporated
Location: Hauppauge
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree; equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: Medical Receptionist
Employer: Commack Pediatric Partners
Location: Smithtown
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Not specified
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: Client Care Representative
Employer: Recco Home Care Services
Location: Islandia
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Not specified; bi-lingual (Spanish) required
Certificate/License: None specified

Title: Certified Nursing Assistant
Employer: Long island State Veterans Home
Location: Stony Brook
Job Type: Part-Time
Minimum Education: Not specified
Certificate/License: NYS Nurse Aide Certification

Title: Driver/Courier
Employer: Quest Diagnostics
Location: Melville
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Certificate/License: Valid NYS Driver’s License

Title: Direct Support Professional (2 positions)
Employer: AHRC Suffolk
Locations: Commack and Bay Shore
Job Type: Part-Time
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Certificate/License: Valid NYS Driver’s License


For help with career decisions, resume writing, skill development, and more, check out these resources available through Hauppauge Public Library:

Brainfuse Adult Learning Center

Career Cruising

Hoonuit Online Courses

Civil Service Test Prep


For more information about employment in our area, visit the following sites:

New York State Department of Labor

Suffolk County Employment Center

Suffolk County NY Forward

Long Island 2-1-1 Job Finding Assistance

Suffolk County Civil Service

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