Community Health Center

Urgent Care Provider (PA, APRN) - Full time (40 hrs) - Meriden

US-CT-Meriden
11 months ago(1/18/2017 8:51 AM)
Job ID
2963
# of Openings
1
Category
Medical

Overview

Outstanding healthcare opportunity If you are ready for a satisfying and rewarding career, join our team of diverse and motivated professionals at Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC). CHC is one of the country’s most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental and mental health services to the uninsured and underinsured. CHC is building a world class primary health care system that is committed to caring for special populations, and that is focused on improving health outcomes for our patients as well as building healthy communities. We are one of the leading health-care providers in the state of Connecticut, providing comprehensive primary care services in medicine, dentistry, and behavioral health. With more than 130,000 active patients, CHC is the health care home that works to keep our patients—and our communities—healthy. We go beyond the traditional health services to bring care wherever our patients and clients are, using innovative service delivery models and state of the art technology. We use the latest treatments and technologies within the Patient-Centered Medical Home Model (PCMH) to care for our growing patient base. As a Urgent Care Provider for Community Health Center, you will: Assess and treat common acute and episodic illness of adults and children Provide setting-appropriate services as appropriate Perform appropriate diagnostic waived testing as required and arrange for follow up care with PCP as indicated Provide problem-specific education to individual and family members as appropriate Utilize evidence based standards in formulating treatment plan, and communicate rationale for decision making with patients Document all findings, including appropriate plan for follow up care, in electronic health record Participate in the organization’s quality improvement program APRN/PA Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited Master of Science in Nursing program or Physician Assistant Master's program Licensed as either a Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Bi-Lingual Skills English/Spanish preferred Community Health Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including medical/dental plans, tuition reimbursement, short term/long term disability coverage, 403B plan with discretionary company match/contribution, flexible spending plans, group life insurance coverage, Employee Assistance Program, classroom based/on-line computer skill development resources and more! Please note that completion of a background check, receipt of proof of eligibility to work in the United States, and completion of all requirements of our Infection Control policy will be required prior to working at Community Health Center, Inc.

Responsibilities

As a Urgent Care Provider for Community Health Center, you will:

  • Assess and treat common acute and episodic illness of adults and children
  • Provide setting-appropriate services as appropriate
  • Perform appropriate diagnostic waived testing as required and arrange for follow up care with PCP as indicated
  • Provide problem-specific education to individual and family members as appropriate
  • Utilize evidence based standards in formulating treatment plan, and communicate rationale for decision making with patients
  • Document all findings, including appropriate plan for follow up care, in electronic health record
  • Participate in the organization’s quality improvement program 

APRN/PA Qualifications - Required for this role: 

  • Graduate of an accredited Master of Science in Nursing program or Physician Assistant Master's program
  • Licensed as either a Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant 

Qualifications

Education
Master of Nursing (MSN)

Certifications
APRN (Nurse Practitioner) - State of Connecticut
CPR - American Red Cross or American Heart Association

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