More than 200 jobs to be filled in Longmont

UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital to host hiring event May 15
May 11, 2017

LONGMONT, Colo. (May 10, 2017) – UCHealth already has filled about 100 positions and is poised to fill another 200 positions to staff UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital when it opens at the end of summer.

A man in a construction helmet stands near a dirt pile where UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital will be.
UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital has been under construction since Spring 2016 and is expected to open at the end of Summer 2017.

Many of the candidates for these positions will take part in a hiring event from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 15, at Best Western Plaza Convention Center, 1850 Industrial Circle in Longmont.

At the Longs Peak Hospital Interview Event, hospital leaders will be meeting with qualified candidates for a variety of positions, including the following specialties:
• Laboratory (medical lab scientists, histotechnologists and ancillary health technicians)
• Obstetrical technicians
• Radiology
• Registered nurses for the following units: Labor and Delivery, Intensive Care Unit, Medical/Surgical, Post-anesthesia Care, Operating Room
• Sterile processing technicians
• Stationary engineers
• Environmental services technicians

The new 210,000-square-foot hospital on the northwest corner of Colo. 119 and County Road 1 will open with more than 50 inpatient beds and room to grow. Focused on providing advanced care close to home for residents in the greater Longmont area, the hospital will feature an intensive care unit, operating rooms, a Level III trauma center and emergency department, advanced cardiac services, a birth center with a Level II special care nursery, an ambulatory surgery center, a retail pharmacy with extended hours, laboratory and imaging services. In addition, Longs Peak Hospital patients also will gain access to advanced treatments, complex surgeries and innovative clinical trials across the entire UCHealth system.

About the author

Kelly Tracer is a media relations specialist at UCHealth, based in northern Colorado. For nearly 20 years, she worked as a newspaper reporter, editor and designer before diving into the world of health care communications.

She believes there is an amazing story inside everyone and considers it an honor to get to meet and work with so many extraordinary people – patients, families, providers, volunteers and staff – every day. She is also fascinated by health care innovation and programs that empower and inspire people and families to live healthier lives.

A native of Nebraska, Kelly received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. She and her husband have two children and enjoy paddle boarding all summer and skiing all winter.