Community Health Center

LPN - New London (Full Time)

US-CT-New London
1 week ago(1/8/2018 3:47 PM)
Job ID
2972
# of Openings
1
Category
Nursing

Overview

Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI). CHC is one of the country’s most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental and behavioral health services, and a leader in practice based research, health professionals training, and use of innovative technologies to advance health and health care.CHCI is designated as a federally qualified health center and a patient centered medical home by HRSA, the Joint Commission, and NCQA, respectively. WE deliver more than 500,000 patient visits per year from primary care hubs and community clinics across the state of Ct, all connected by technology and common standards for quality. We employ several hundred medical, dental, and behavioral health providers who are engaged in practice, teaching, and research. Our Weitzman Institute is devoted to research and practice transformation, and is recognized around the country as one of the premier research institutes focused on improving health care and health outcomes for special and vulnerable populations. In addition, the organization has developed three wholly owned subsidiaries from the original pilot developments within the Weitzman Institute, the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC), the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement, and the Community eConsult Network.National Nurse Practitioner Residency and fellowship training Consortium, National Institute for the Advancement of Medical Assistants and the Community eConsult Network.

Responsibilities

 

 

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Administers alcohol and drug screens to CHC patients using electronic screening tools in EHR.
  • Provides patients with brief intervention (counseling) as appropriate using evidence-based treatment approaches.
  • Completes referrals internally for patients with screening results indicating need for referral to drug/alcohol treatment by coordinating with RN, BH Provider or Medical Provider.
  • Promotes maintenance of healthy behaviors for all patients with screening results indicating no current need for brief intervention or referral to treatment.
  • May participate in integrated care meetings to coordinate care and refer patients to complex care management when appropriate.
  • Participates in trainings related to SBIRT project as required, participates in clinical and administrative QI activities involving SBIRT project, provides feedback regarding SBIRT work-flow and ensures efficient and effective implementation.

 

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Accurately and completely documents the clinical encounter per CHC training and instruction. 

 

Qualifications

Languages
SPANISH

Education
Associate of Science (A.S.): Nursing Preferred

Certifications
Licensed Practical Nurse - State of Connecticut

Work Experience
Nursing

 

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