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Non-Clinical Opportunities

Jon Burdeshaw

Jon Burdeshaw

Human Resources Partner

Many people are unaware of the diverse employment opportunities in the hospital setting. Generally people associate Nurses, Doctors and various Allied Health Professionals with hospitals, but there are many more types of jobs required to operate our hospital and all of them are mission critical. With 1,850 staff members, Saint Mary’s is much like a small town.

At Saint Mary’s we have our own Security force, employ Food & Nutrition and Environmental Services workers, as well as a full spectrum of licensed trades’ people including HVAC, Plumbers, Electricians and Plant Technicians.   We also have opportunities in areas such as finance, patient financial services, patient registration, patient transport and medical records.

Each week, new opportunities are posted to our web site in many areas. To learn more about these opportunities you may search our job postings or you may contact Jon Burdeshaw at

Below are a few members of our team and some of the things we look for and require for the people we select for these jobs. For more details please refer to the job postings by clicking on Job Opportunities.

Working in Environmental Services

"I started at Saint Mary’s in January, 1986. I have worked in Diagnostic Imaging since the first week but I also work on the patient floors especially in Telemetry on the weekends. I try my best to make every patient comfortable. Saint Mary’s is a nice place to work; everybody is friendly & tries to do their best." -Teresa, Housekeeping Aide

Teresa Rubbo

We look for individuals who have some experience in housekeeping using industrial-type cleaning chemicals, are familiar with infection control guidelines and are customer-service oriented.  Experience in an acute care, short or long-term care facility is beneficial.  Details of our requirements can be reviewed by searching for these job opportunities.

Working in Food & Nutrition Services

“The reason why I’m still here is because of the people, patients, and co-workers and how they treat me and other workers with respect”-Victoria, Jazzman’s café

Vicky Williams

There are a variety of jobs in this area. We look for people with experience in the food service industry preferably in a hospital, short or long term care facility, and who have excellent customer service skills.  We occasionally have opportunities for current high school students during after school hours and weekends. Details of our requirements can be reviewed by searching for these job opportunities.

Working as a Clerical Coordinator

“I love the job I do and the people I work with and for.  It is more rewarding and educational than you can imagine; if you let it be.  Have patience and a positive attitude and good things can happen.” Gary, Lead Clerical Coordinator, General Surgery

Gary Hodge

Our clerical coordinators work in the nursing station of our patient units – they must enjoy working in an environment that is fast paced and demanding and be able to take multi-tasking to the “next level”.  We look for individuals with strong clerical skills, preferably with experience working in a busy healthcare setting.  They must be well organized and detail oriented.  Also needed are irreproachable customer service skills to effectively interact with patients, family and visitors, as well with staff at all levels including physicians, physician assistants, residents, interns, students, nurses and nurse aides.  Medical terminology and computer literacy are strongly recommended.  Detailed job requirements can be reviewed by searching for these job opportunities.

Our Hospital

Saint Mary’s Hospital is located right off I-84 with ample parking and is close to restaurants, shops and the Brass Mill Center shopping mall. Find out more about Saint Mary's Hospital.

About Waterbury

Waterbury offers great diversity in recreation, culture and education. Waterbury is in the northern corner of New Haven County and is 30-minutes from New Haven, Hartford and Danbury. Get directions to Saint Mary's Hospital.