Griffin Health

About Griffin Health

Griffin Hospital is a 160-bed acute care community hospital serving more than 130,000 residents of the Lower Naugatuck Valley Region. Griffin Hospital also serves as the flagship hospital for Planetree, an international leader in patient-centered care and has received national recognition for creating a healthcare facilities and an approach to patient care that is responsive to the needs of patients. Many healthcare organizations around the world send visitors to Griffin Hospital’s facilities and incorporate its Planetree concepts into their healthcare models.

A not-for-profit, tax-exempt subsidiary of the Griffin Health Services Corporation, Griffin Hospital is affiliated with the Yale School of Medicine, The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and accredited by The Joint Commission. Griffin Hospital has more than 300 active and courtesy physicians who have admitting privileges.

Griffin Hospital is recognized for having industry-leading patient satisfaction ratings and has received numerous quality and clinical excellence awards. It is the only hospital to be named to FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for ten consecutive years, the only Connecticut hospital recognized four times by the Joint Commission as a "Top Quality Performer" on key quality measures, and a recipient of The Leapfrog Group's "A" Grade for Patient Safety for six consecutive periods (Spring 2014, Spring and Fall 2015, Spring and Fall 2016, and Spring 2017).


Covid-19 collection specialist

July 2020 - September 2020 Derby, CT
“I liked how I got to meet kind and hard working individuals who are just as motivated and dedicated as I am in the medical field. This job gave me the opportunity to help my community in a time of stress and uncertainty. I gained numerous hours of clinical experience, and got first hand experience on patient care by going around to regional nursing homes and testing every resident for Covid-19. ”
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