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Hospital for Special Care (HSC) is the fourth largest, free-standing long-term acute care hospital in the U.S. one of only two in the nation serving adults and children. HSC is recognized for advanced care and rehabilitation in pulmonary care, acquired brain injury, medically-complex pediatrics, neuromuscular disorders including ALS research, spinal cord injury, comprehensive heart failure and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.

Located in New Britain and Hartford, CT, HSC operates inpatient and outpatient facilities serving Southern New England and the Tri-State area on a not-for-profit basis.

Purpose
Hospital for Special Care (HFSC) is the fourth largest, free-standing long-term acute care hospital in the U.S. and one of only two in the nation serving both adults and children. Located in New Britain and Hartford, we operate on a not-for-profit basis. We are recognized for advanced care and rehabilitation in pulmonary care, acquired brain injury, medically-complex pediatrics, neuromuscular disorders, spinal cord injury, comprehensive heart failure and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.
Vision
HFSC will always be the community's answer for people who have special health needs.
Mission
We will ensure exemplary care within our continuum, with the active involvement of those we serve, so that they can achieve enduring improvements in their quality of life.

We will anticipate and be responsive to changing needs of our communities and a changing healthcare environment by creating an innovative, fiscally sound, cost effective system of care.

We will support the practice of rehabilitation and continuing medical care through research and education.

We will crate a work environment and climate where employees are supported to provide excellent care, and find opportunities for personal and professional growth.

We will be, in all of the above, responsive and accountable to our communities, for whose benefit we exist.
Additional Culture Details
Hospital for Special Care is committed to improving the health and well-being of our community. From adaptive sports and therapeutic horseback riding, to aquatics and art programs, we provide resources for individuals of all ages and all abilities. HFSC also supports early career professionals in health care and related fields by providing student placements and clinical training opportunities for diverse students from across Connecticut and beyond. The hospital administers scholarship programs for nurses, physicians, physical therapists and certified nurse’s assistants made possible by donors to support emerging healthcare heroes. HFSC also operated volunteer-powered programs that collect donations of durable medical equipment and loan those items out to the community at no cost, and collaborates with dozens of community-based organizations each year to support vocational, recreational and patient support services. During the COVID-19 pandemic – our support for community even extended to loaning ventilators to our acute care hospital colleagues to meet patient needs as infection rates surged in the community.
Values
Caring: We show genuine concern in reaching out to support and comfort all whom we serve, and respecting and accepting individual differences (this includes our peers).
Integrity: To build trust and loyalty, and allow risk taking, creativity, and acceptance of change.
Pursuit of Exellence: To strive for superior quality in profession and/or hospital knowledge, clinical practice and job action and service to all.
Headquarters
New Britian, CT
Employees
901 US Employees
Industry
Healthcare - Hospitals
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