Employment

The following is a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs). To read the answer to each question, please click on the question.

Questions:

What happens to my application when I apply online?

Your application is automatically routed to the appropriate department manager or director who will review the application. Your skills and experience will be compared with the requirements for the job.
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When will I be contacted after I successfully apply online?

You will receive an automatic e-mail notification after you submit your application. Note that this may be the only correspondence you receive about your status. Because of the large number of applications we receive, we are only able to contact candidates who best match the requirements for the position. Please be sure to read the requirements listed for each job prior to applying.
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I submitted my application but haven’t been contacted. What should I do?

You can revisit our website to see if the position you applied for is still available. There is no limit to the number of positions you can apply for and you are encouraged to review additional opportunities.
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Why is it important to provide a résumé and work history?

Attaching résumés to your application will allow recruiters to compare your skills and experiences to those that best fit the job. Also, recruiters will need your contact information if you are being considered for an open position. Work history is needed in order to accurately calculate a salary if an offer is to be extended.
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How long is my application kept on file?

All applications remain on file for one year. Please remember to keep your contact information and work history up to date.
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Can I update my application once it has been submitted?

Unfortunately, once you submit your application for a particular job, you are no longer able to access that application to make changes.
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What kinds of jobs are available?

Many types of positions are available in health care. Some positions such as nurses, medical assistants, social workers, radiation therapists, physical and occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, radiologic technologists, ultrasound technologists, certified nursing assistants, surgical technologists and phlebotomists work directly with patients on a daily basis. Other positions such as lab technicians, biostatisticians, pharmacists, medical coders and researchers work behind the scenes and have less direct contact with patients.
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What type of education is required?

The educational requirements vary depending on the career you choose. Some careers require a bachelors degree, whereas others require an associate degree. Still others require certification or completion of a series of classes that is aligned with a national standard. Most careers in health care offer career ladders, or opportunities for advancement. For certain positions, acquiring a master’s degree or a doctorate is recommended or required in order to advance.
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Is a license required?

Most positions in health care that involve direct patient care require a license or certification. This license or certification is usually obtained after passing a state or national test. Some positions that are behind the scenes also require a license or certification. However, this is not true for all positions. To get the most up-to-date information about a specific position, review the job description listed on our employment opportunities page at www.midland-memorial.com and read the requirements that are listed.
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Why does Midland Memorial Hospital implement a tobacco-free policy?

Smoking and second-hand smoke are the country's most preventable causes of death today, contributing to about 440,000 deaths in the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition, we are one of many hospitals and health system leaders demonstrating their commitment to a healthier environment by implementing smoke and tobacco-free campuses for employees, patients and visitors.
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When did the tobacco-free campus policy take effect?

The tobacco-free policy was effective on July 1, 2009.
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What does tobacco-free mean?

The tobacco-free policy bans smoking and tobacco products at Midland Memorial Hospital inclusive of the hospital, the entire grounds, the outpatient pharmacy, West Campus, all the parking lots, hospital's off site locations, in hospital vehicles and in personal vehicles on hospital properties.
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What if I don’t pass my pre-employment drug screen due to tobacco use?

Beginning January 1, 2012, employment offers that have been made to prospective individuals who test positive will be rescinded. Those individuals testing positive may reapply after 30 days.
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Who is covered by the tobacco-free initiative?

Anybody on the hospital's campus, including employees, physicians, volunteers, contracted workers, EMS personnel, vendors, visitors and patients. Employees at off-site locations are also covered by the tobacco-free policy at their locations.
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Can I smoke in my car?

No. Smoking is not permitted on the hospital premises, which includes parking lots. If your automobile is on the hospital property, you are not permitted to smoke in your car. Our goal is to make our campus healthier for patients, visitors and employees. Smoking is the most preventable premature death in the world. Our efforts to be tobacco-free present an opportunity to help many individuals achieve healthier lifestyles.
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What action will be taken if I continue to smoke on the premises of Midland Memorial Hospital?

It is our hope that people will follow our Smoke and Tobacco-Free Campus Policy voluntarily. Should a person choose to ignore the policy, he or she will be approached by security and asked to refrain from smoking on campus. Employees who ignore the policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination. The corrective action level will be determined by the employee's current place in the corrective action process for violation of the Smoke and Tobacco-Free Campus Policy.
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