CaroMont Health


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How we care makes the difference.

CaroMont Health is a nationally recognized leader and trusted partner in creating a healthy community. We’ve earned that trust by combining innovative medical breakthroughs with a level of care so extraordinary it has come to define us.

Our independent healthcare system includes specialists, primary care offices, urgent care locations, emergency departments and an acute-care hospital conveniently located throughout the region. From our top doctors to our advanced technology, CaroMont Health has been recognized with numerous awards, including being named one of Thomson Reuters’ Top 100 Hospitals.

CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 17, 2020
Full time
Performs a wide variety of laboratory tests and procedures in the assigned section(s) of the laboratory including pre -analytical, analytical and post analytical phases with minimal supervision.  Contributes to Laboratory Performance Improvement process, assists with development of technical procedure manuals.  Responsible for quality and timeliness of laboratory procedures performed.   Serves as a professional laboratory resource for other laboratory team members including lab assistants, couriers, medical laboratory technicians.   Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university. MT/CLS registration or equivalent, strongly preferred. No prior work experience required for graduate of approved MT/CLS program (registry eligible). Thorough knowledge of laboratory testing procedures and equipment. Considerable skill in performing various laboratory tests and troubleshooting methodology and quality issues.  Effective communication skills and ability to lead a laboratory workgroup. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 17, 2020
Completes initial review for medical necessity for all admissions in assigned area(s), applying established criteria within 24 hours of admission. Assesses patient status, whether outpatient, observation, or inpatient and determines appropriateness of status and level of care based on criteria (Ex: Interqual). Communicates with physicians to ensure status and medical necessity are accurately determined. Refers to physician advisor and /or second level reviewer when necessary. Documents initial review, communications, and referrals in permanent medical record. For all observation patients in assigned areas, daily reviews of medical necessity will be performed and documented in medical review, including daily status update while patient is in observation status. Ongoing continued stay reviews are done for assigned areas. Concurrent reviews are to be documented in patient medical record and shared with managed care organizations when requested. Assesses for best utilization regarding level of patient care, diagnostic testing, and clinical procedures without jeopardizing patient quality efforts. Identifies and reports avoidable days. Acts as liaison to managed care organizations. Communicates with attending physicians regarding utilization issues. Collaborates with discharge planning specialist and other disciplines.   Retrospectively reviews discharged medical record for medical necessity criteria and sends pertinent clinical information to meet guidelines for additional length of stay to MCO via fax, Provider Link, or telephonically.  Gathers and disseminates Utilization Management information to medical staff departments, Nursing departments, Care Management and Senior management as necessary.  Retrospectively reviews medical record for clinical denials. Composes a detailed summary of care and sends appeals to MCO, Medicare, or RAC for reversal of original determination.  May serve on the Medical Record/ Utilization Review Committee, providing detailed logs of denial activity and appeal results.  Maintains the Status Change Database.  Performs retrospective clinical reviews/appeals as part of denial process.   The UR Specialist will be cross trained to work for the Commercial Resource Analyst when the need arises. Act as liaison to managed care organizations. Communicates with attending physicians regarding utilization issues.  Assign patients that have had insurance verified to the UR Specialists on Provider Link.  Send corresponding initial clinical and H&P’s to commercial companies, managed Medicare, VA, and SC Medicaid. Serve on committees as assigned. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with a clinical background. BSN required. Current RN license to practice in NC (NC license or multi-state (compact) license).  Certification in Utilization Review / Management, Quality and/or Case Management preferred. Minimum of three years experience in clinical area with clinical  review experience.  Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to organize and prioritize work assignment. Proficient with required IT Systems including Interqual, Microsoft Word and Excel. Performs other duties as assigned.
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
To perform various ultrasound procedures, including education and preparation of the patient and operation of ultrasound equipment. To perform general and vascular ultrasound procedures, as well as portable ultrasound exams in the operating room or special care areas at the hospital and at outpatient centers.   Qualifications:   Graduate of an accredited ultrasound technology program. Registered in Sonography or Vascular Sonography by ARDMS, ARRT, or CCI. Must obtain additional registry (either General or Vascular) within 12 months of employment. At least six months experience preferred. On-going participation in continuing education. Considerable skill in performing various ultrasound studies, i.e., abdominal, OB, GYN and vascular preferred. Ability to accept new responsibilities as new equipment/examinations are introduced.   EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Part time
To render professional perioperative nursing care to patients whoare undergoing operative and other invasive procedures.  the perioperative nurse provides, manager, teaches and/or studies the care of this patient population.  Collaborates with the medical staff and other members of the health care team to provide patient care.  Performs all activities in accordance with approved policies and guides.  Supervises and delegates appropriate duties to ancillary personnel. Qualifications:  Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license). Recent acute care experience within past 3 years preferred.  Meets general hospital and departmental competency requirements. Prior OR experience or graduate of approved OR Intern program required.  May function as CRNFA (Certified RN First Assistant) if certification as approved by The Certification Board of Perioperative Nursing (CBPN) and competencies are met.  BCLS required.
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
Assists in the provision of patient care under the supervision of a licensed nurse.  Performs all delegated activities in accordance with approved policies, guidelines and assigned department scope of service.  All patient care activities contribute to ensuring that standards of care are met for the patient.  Performs a variety of clerical and related duties on assigned unit.  Facilitates communication among patients, visitors, nursing staff, and other health care team members in order to promote effective working relationships on assigned unit.  Qualifications:  Completion of 12th grade (high school) or equivalent.  Certification of completion of Nursing Assistant I classes required. Meets North Carolina Nurse Aide I registry requirements for listing through the Healthcare Personnel Registry.  Skill in dealing tactfully with patients, nursing staff, physicians, hospital employees, and the general public.  Knowledge of personal computers, medical terminology, lab tests, typing skills, and basic grammar.  Current BLS. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
Works in a largely independent manner under the general oversight of the Purchasing Manager to perform various duties related to Capital and Non-Capital  purchasing.. Provide leadership in development and motivation of purchasing staff and direct continuous improvement of purchasing processes in line with changing organizational needs and market conditions. Support operations that drive employee satisfaction, customer service and effective teamwork. This includes overseeing day to day capital expenditure, will develop and deliver a comprehensive approach to capital management, which encompasses developing, operating, maintaining, upgrading, and disposing of assets in the most cost-effective manner (including all costs, risks, and performance attributes). The individual will be responsible for maximizing value across the equipment lifecycle including: Planning – Ensure complete inventory/asset log with attributes necessary for strategic capital planning, work with leadership to determine capital budgets, and identify opportunities for consolidated purchasing and development of spec standards. Assess, implement, or utilize capital inventory/budgeting applications.. Acquisition – Drive improvement by streamlining process from request to purchase while maximizing value by managing demand, ensuring contract and pricing compliance, and pursuing leveraged buys. Management – Develop systems and processes to track service and utilization of medical equipment to determine appropriate coverage and identify opportunities for redeployment. Disposition – Establish clear guidelines for determining EOL and maximizing value from sale, trade-in, donation, or other relevant disposal options. Works with Department managers and any specialty departments to identify equipment sources and detailed specifications. Works with user groups in determining appropriate technology required to meet both clinical and non-clinical needs within the constraints of the project budgets.  Negotiates and coordinates all aspects of Capital and Non-Capital product pricing, delivery and installation requirements, service agreements, and other acquisition details including any disposables needed. Monitor and reduce purchase variances to meet Key Performance Indicators. Communicates with and manages the performance of vendors in relation to Hospital expectations and performance improvement measures. Meets with departments to ensure customer needs are being met.  Coordinates expenses incurred in Capital acquisitions with Corporate Accounting.  Responsible for managing multiple projects simultaneously and driving project standardization throughout to maximize efficiencies and leverage purchasing volumes to reduce overall project costs and meet project schedules.   Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university required. Minimum of 5 to 7 years Healthcare related experience in Capital purchasing or related field with at least 2 years in a supervisory role. Knowledge of healthcare capital equipment and medical projects required.  Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, decision making capabilities and high competency level in MS Office applications. Requires leadership, negotiation, problem solving, good judgement and independent decision-making skills.  Demonstrated ability to develop a well-coordinated team approach with varied participants and manage activities to accomplish goals. CMRP preferred or earned within 2 years of employment. Experience with Attainia Equipment Planning Software a plus. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
Define, measure, analyze, and improve food and nutrition management to exceed patient expectations and nutritional requirements.  Meet or exceed regulatory requirements for workplace safety and safe food production.  Lead performance improvement processes for all food services functions to achieve expected outcomes.  Implement nutrition and wellness initiatives for retail food services.   Achieve highly reliable food production and nutrition management.  Qualifications:   Two Year degree from a recognized college required; four-year degree preferred.  Three to five years of healthcare food and nutrition management experience required.  Certified Dietary Manager preferred.  A thorough knowledge and understanding of CMS, TJC, sanitation, nutrition management, food production, and ServSafe required.  Effective writing and oral communication skills.  Ability to use or knowledge of various software systems including but not limited to Microsoft products, nutrition management system, email, and point-of-sale system.  EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Performs all functions in Supply Distribution in accordance with established standards, including par stocking supplies, delivering patient-specific supplies and equipment to all departments and corporate affiliates as required.  Qualifications:   High school diploma or equivalent required. Ability to use computer.  Related work experience preferred.   EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
MA/ LPN/ Paramedic to work within the credentialed scope of practice. Prepares patient and equipment for exams/procedures. Maintains exam rooms and clinical area.  Returns phone messages to patients, pharmacies, etc.  Collects and prepares lab specimens/lab requisitions accurately.  Schedules and obtains authorizations for referrals and/or procedures.  Prepares and performs radiology diagnostics (x-rays) based upon training and experience. Maintains patient confidentiality. Qualifications:    Medical Assistant:  High school diploma or equivalent.  BLS required. Current credentialing (certification/registration). Must maintain credentialing with American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA-CMA) or American Medical Technologists (AMT-RMA). If employed prior to 3-1-2013 and credentialed with National Center for Competency Training (NCCT-NCMA) or National Healthcare Association (NHA-CCMA), the organization will recognize those credentials and require they be maintained. LPN:  High School diploma or equivalent.   Current LPN license to practice in NC (NC license or multi-state compact license).   Paramedic:  High school diploma or equivalent. BLS required. Completion of Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic program. Current certification as EMT-Paramedic. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Part time
Assists in the provision of patient care under the supervision of a licensed nurse.  Performs all delegated activities in accordance with approved policies, guidelines and assigned department scope of service.  All patient care activities contribute to ensuring that standards of care are met for the patient.  Performs a variety of clerical and related duties on assigned unit.  Facilitates communication among patients, visitors, nursing staff, and other health care team members in order to promote effective working relationships on assigned unit.  Qualifications:  Completion of 12th grade (high school) or equivalent.  Certification of completion of Nursing Assistant I classes required. Meets North Carolina Nurse Aide I registry requirements for listing through the Healthcare Personnel Registry.  Skill in dealing tactfully with patients, nursing staff, physicians, hospital employees, and the general public.  Knowledge of personal computers, medical terminology, lab tests, typing skills, and basic grammar.  Current BLS. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
Serves as liaison between the hospital and District Court officials. Maintains accurate Court documentation, facilitate communication communication between the hospital, the Clerk of Court’s office, Judges, Public Defenders, the hospital, hospital attorney’s, and  physicians and Court on daily basis.  Coordinate weekly hearings between the District Court and the hospital regarding patients, legal proceeding and legal documents.  Provides psychosocial assessments; plans and implements various treatment modalities; works with families as indicated; conducts and coordinates discharge planning; participates in multi-disciplinary treatment team process; and adheres to the hospital mission statement and goals.  Coordinates discharge planning for patients discharged from the inpatient Psychiatric units, including patients in need of placement such as group home, skilled nursing home, rest home.  Integrates clinical, financial, psychosocial, and legal components of discharge planning.  Acts as a resource consultant for physicians and the Care Coordinator in developing an appropriate discharge plan.  Meets with patients and families to provide education and resource identification, and to ensure understanding of the discharge plan. Qualifications:  Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work or a Masters Degree in the Human Services field required.  One year experience in the mental health field.  LPC, P- LCSW or LCSW licensure required.  (Current employees with LPC-Board Eligible status hired before 10/01/2009 will be grandfathered in due to a change in state licensure laws.) Computer knowledge and good communication skills essential. Must maintain BLS certification. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
To render professional nursing care to a group of assigned patients within the hospital. Collaborates with the medical staff and other members of the health care team to provide quality patient care. Performs all activities in accordance with approved policies and guides. Supervises and delegates appropriate duties to ancillary personnel.   Qualifications: Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license). Recent acute care experience within past 3 years preferred.  Critical Care experience strongly preferred.  Meets general hospital and departmental competency requirements.  Current BLS, ACLS and/or PALS as required by specialty. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability This particular position may be eligible for a bonus
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
To perform a variety of cleaning, janitorial and related duties as required to maintain hospital building and all assigned areas within the hospital in a sanitary, orderly and attractive condition.  To move light furniture, equipment and supplies in all work areas as needed which include patient rooms, nursing stations, corridors, lounges, bathrooms, nourishment rooms, utility rooms, and offices.   Qualifications:  Basic ability to read and understand simple instructions. No prior work experience required.  Some ability to follow specific documented procedures.  Some ability to deal tactfully with public and other hospital personnel. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
A passionate leader who will show integrity and initiative to meet the Mission, Vision and Values of CaroMont Health.  Will oversees the daily operations of assigned physician practice(s) under the supervision of Director of Operations.  Practices will have 1-4 full time providers and will be responsible for 1 location. Qualifications:   High school diploma required; Bachelor's degree preferred.  At least 4 years healthcare experience required; Supervisory experience in a physician practice preferred.   Must demonstrate excellent organizational and communications skills.  Excellent computer skills including an understanding of MS Office Suite, internet and email; excellent customer service skills; knowledge of medical terminology is required; medical insurance knowledge preferred; advanced account inquiry skills; initiative/problem solving skills are required; must be able to manage and foster a team environment. EMR and Practice Management system knowledge preferred. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Part time
Assists in the provision of patient care under the supervision of a licensed nurse.  Performs all delegated activities in accordance with approved policies, guidelines and assigned department scope of service.  All patient care activities contribute to ensuring that standards of care are met for the patient.  Performs a variety of clerical and related duties on assigned unit.  Facilitates communication among patients, visitors, nursing staff, and other health care team members in order to promote effective working relationships on assigned unit.  Qualifications:  Completion of 12th grade (high school) or equivalent.  Certification of completion of Nursing Assistant I classes required. Meets North Carolina Nurse Aide I registry requirements for listing through the Healthcare Personnel Registry.  Skill in dealing tactfully with patients, nursing staff, physicians, hospital employees, and the general public.  Knowledge of personal computers, medical terminology, lab tests, typing skills, and basic grammar.  Current BLS. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
Responsible for financial resolution of all patient responsibility debt incurred at Gaston Memorial Hospital/CaroMont Health. This may include collecting required deposits prior to billing, interviewing patient and/or family members in person or on the telephone to verify/obtain needed information, obtain necessary documentation or signatures. Counsels patients and/or guarantor on the most appropriate financial option to resolve the account(s). Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent; two or more year of college is preferred. Two years experience in customer service, sales, or collections is required. One year experience working with insurance claims and patient billing is preferred. Basic office computer skills. Effective professional communication skills and proper written and spoken usage of the English language, bilingual skills would be useful. Excellent organizational skills. Attention to detail. A positive, proactive, and resourceful attitude toward achieving overall department and hospital goals. Ability to manage multiple tasks under tight time restraints.
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
Performs the diversified duties required to coordinate computer system applications for the laboratory.  Analyzes and determines laboratory information requirements and assists with the design, modification and implementation of laboratory and hospital information systems to meet those requirements.  Maintain competency and understanding of laboratory test methods and laboratory workflow. Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with computer or science major.  Clinical Laboratory Scientist (MT/CLS)  registration or eligible preferred.  Minimum of one year of computer-related experience and two years of laboratory experience.  Thorough knowledge of computer systems.  Considerable ability to plan and coordinate activities.  Considerable customer relations and interpersonal skills. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
Performs a variety of technical duties under the supervision of a licensed nurse. Assists surgeon during operative and invasive procedures. Assures operating suite is adequately prepared for procedure. Cleans and sterilizes all surgical instruments. Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities.   Qualifications: Completion of 12th grade (high school) or equivalent. Completion of accredited surgical technologist program required. Current BCLS Certification.   EOE AA/M/F Vet Disability
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
Performs a variety of technical duties under the supervision of a licensed nurse. Assists surgeon during operative and invasive procedures. Assures operating suite is adequately prepared for procedure. Cleans and sterilizes all surgical instruments. Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities. Qualifications: Completion of 12th grade (high school) or equivalent. Completion of accredited surgical technologist program required. Current BCLS Certification.
CaroMont Health Gastonia, NC, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
Performs a variety of technical duties under the supervision of a licensed nurse. Assists surgeon during operative and invasive procedures. Assures operating suite is adequately prepared for procedure. Cleans and sterilizes all surgical instruments. Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities. Qualifications: Completion of 12th grade (high school) or equivalent. Completion of accredited surgical technologist program required. Current BCLS Certification.