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Huggins Hospital


Employer Description

Who We Are  

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Huggins Hospital to provide quality health care services and to promote well being in the communities we serve.


Huggins Hospital is a private, 55-bed, not-for-profit, acute care hospital that serves Carroll County and the

surrounding area. Founded in 1907, we approach our mission with compassionate support, emphasis on human dignity

and concern for all patients' health and well-being.

All of our efforts revolve around the patient and their family's needs during all phases of patient care. We are

committed to a high degree of professional performance, conduct and uncompromising standards. As a community hospital, we take unwavering pride in our hospital and the services we provide.

Huggins Hospital serves the following town:

  • Alton
  • Brookfield
  • Effingham
  • Freedom
  • Madison
  • Moultonborough
  • New Durham
  • Ossipee
  • Sanbornville
  • Sandwich
  • Tamworth
  • Tuftonboro
  • Wakefield
  • Wolfeboro
What We Do  

Located in Wolfeboro, Huggins Hospital provides emergency, medical/surgical, obstetrics, pediatric, critical care and skilled nursing services for the communities of the eastern Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

Our specialties include:
  • Cardiology
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatric
  • Psychiatry
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • OB-GYN
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Podiatry
  • Urology


An historic 1919 postcard of Huggins Hospital






Huggins Hospital is also home to a skilled nursing and rehabilitative care unit, Back Bay Rehabilitation Center, and 12 primary care practices. Huggins partners with some of New Hampshire's leading medical specialty practices to bring the most advanced care to the Lakes Region. Our partnerships include: the New England Heart Institute of Catholic Medical Center, ENT Associates of New Hampshire, Frisbie Center for Cancer Care and Laconia Clinic Neurology & Urology.
Working Here  

Some quick facts

  • Attended to more than 16,000 Emergency Room patients
  • Performed more than 1,600 surgical procedures
  • Processed more than 442,000 lab procedures
  • Welcomed 105 new babies into the community
  • Employed more than 400 local residents
  • Contributed more than $2.6 million in community health benefits, education and support programs
  • Administered more than $1.2 million in uncompensated care
  • Targeted completion date for our new state-of-the-art facility is 2010

(source: 2006 Huggins Hospital Community Impact)

Our medical and hospital staff is truly exceptional.
Employees who work here enjoy...

  • An active lake-side community
  • The ability provide hands-on care, while truly get to know patients and their families on a personal level
  • The ability to affect change - our employees have a voice and say in what we do and aren't simply a number!

We employ 500 people and stay open 24/7, with shifts varying from eight hours to 12 hours each. We recruit for Huggins Hospital, our physician practices, The Alton Wellness Loft,
and the Sugar Hill Retirement Community.

At Huggins Hospital, we are dedicated not only to providing the very best of care to our patients, but to take good care of our employees as well. We help staff to further their career goals and invite them to join us as we care for all with dignity, expertise and the personal touch that has been the hallmark of more than 100 years of service to the community.

Employee Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life
  • 403(b)
  • Write Off Benefit allowing part time & full time employees to have their bills for hospital-based care written off
  • Matching pension plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Career advancement programs
  • Discount membership to our new rehab facility which includes a vast array of new exercise equipment and indoor pool


Our Community  

Huggins Hospital has been a strong member of the community for more than 100 years. Part of our success is due to our amazing group of volunteers, who participate in a wide variety of activities that suit their own interests and availabilities while meeting our greatest needs.

Through our educational outreach programs, we've been able to offer classes including CPR certification/recurrent, Diabetes management, women's health, ski injury prevention, bicycle saftey, Heartsaver and Smoking Cessation and more to both employees and the general public.


Proposed New ER & Outpatient Services Entrance

Huggins Hospital respects the needs of the Wolfeboro community, its historic Main Street character and its beautiful, natural resources. After much research and community feedback, our plans were recently approved to open the doors to a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in 2010. Our 2-story, 101,000 square foot, $56.1 million facility will offer the outstanding personal care that our patients have come to expect and fit in well with our surroundings.


A small hospital with a big commitment to the community since 1907.

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Highlights of the new facility

Outpatient Care Level  
  • An expanded Emergency Department with two dedicated trauma and cardiac rooms and a dedicated treatment room for psychiatric emergencies.
  • An expanded Surgical Services Department with three larger sized operating rooms to meet the increasing surgical demand.
  • An expanded Ambulatory Surgery Center with adjacent Post Anesthesia Care Unit for inpatient procedures.
  • Larger, private outpatient treatment rooms.
  • An expanded Medical Imaging Department adjacent to the Emergency Department trauma rooms with immediate access to the CAT Scanner.
  • Dedicated space for potential new services such as outpatient infusion clinics, chemotherapy, a wound clinic, diabetes treatment and community education.
  • A Women's Imaging Suite with private waiting and diagnostic imaging rooms.
  • A centrally located Cardiopulmonary Department with internal stress testing capability.
  • An expanded Clinical Laboratory with comfortable, private specimen collection and testing areas.
  • A clinical skills laboratory to meet the education, mentoring and advancement needs for nursing and clinical departments.
  • Three Healing Gardens to provide patients, families, visitors and staff a natural space for reflection, prayer and meditation.
  • An expanded Food Service and Nutrition Department that will include an inviting dining area, outside dining deck and expanded hour to accommodate patients, families, visitors and staff.
  • Dedicated space for community or other emergency response measures.
  • Relocation of Adult Day Care Services and the Visiting Nurses Association.
Inpatient Care Level  
  • A new Women's Health Obstetrics Unit with 3 labor, delivery, recovery and post-partum (LDRP) rooms and one post partum room.
  • Four bed Intensive Care Unit with separate nursing station.
  • Seventeen large private patient rooms that meet infection control, privacy standards and dedicated space for family member to stay as needed.
  • Eight Observation Bed Unit with shared, central nursing station.

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Contact Details

240 South Main Street
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire  03894
Phone: 603-569-7500
Fax: 603-569-7564
Our Jobs

Type: Non Profit
Industries: Hospital
Contact: Cayleen Phinney
Title: Human Resources Coordinator
Contact Phone: 603-569-7649
Contact Fax: 603-569-7564
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Resumes accepted by: Email
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