With approximately 2,100 employees, Waterbury Hospital is one of the largest private employers in the Greater Waterbury region, and serves a vital role in the economic vitality of Western Connecticut.It is a private, non-profit acute care teaching hospital licensed for 367 beds and affiliated with the Yale School of Medicine, the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Founded in 1890 as Waterbury’s first and Connecticut’s fourth hospital, Waterbury Hospital is a full-service community health-care institution with centers of excellence in primary care, behavioral health and orthopaedics. Waterbury Hospital serves 16 communities, with a combined population of more than 380,000. Our guiding principle is "Caring Makes a World of Difference.Our services are based upon this philosophy.In fact, our patient satisfaction scores consistently give high marks to our care-giving staff in the areas of medical expertise and attention to patients. Our nurses' scores are generally our very best results.Surveys tell us our patients are also pleased with our physicians, including the amount of time doctors spend with them, they way they address their concerns and the skill and friendliness of our medical staff.
Waterbury Hospital will be the health care organization of choice by providing superior customer service to patients and physicians.It is our mission to provide compassionate high quality health care services through a family of professionals and services.
The Greater New Haven area is known as Yale University’s hometown and it’s known for its outdoor jazz festival, and history of industrial and architectural innovation. Both New Haven and Litchfield counties offer antiquing, hiking, art galleries, garden centers, theatre and an array of outstanding restaurants. Waterbury Hospital is in a great location, equidistant from New York City and Boston, and has countless cultural and recreational opportunities as well as nationally-ranked public schools.