Community Health Center

  • Nurse Practitioner - SBHC - Barry/Washington Schools

    Job Locations US-CT-MERIDEN
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/10/2018 10:10 AM)
    Job ID
    2016-5205
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Medical
  • 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

    APRN – CHC School Based Clinic

     

    CHC currently seeks an experienced Full Time - Nurse Practitioner for our school-based health center to work in collaboration with the School Nurse and other staff.

     

    This Nurse Practitioner is a full time position that is scheduled to work in line with the annual school schedule & salary, based on 195 days a year.

     

     

     

    This is the opportunity for you if you:

    • Are committed to providing superior care to the Meriden community
    • Would like to make a huge impact in someone's life
    • Are a compassionate individual who wishes to improve healthcare access for the underserved
    • Want to work under excellent supervision
    • Enjoy being a part of an outstanding team of professionals

    As a Nurse Practitioner, you will:

    • Provide a full scope of medical services largely geared to underserved populations
    • Receive strong clinical support services and work in an innovative school-based health system.
    • Be part of a multi-disciplinary practice that offers a blend of individual and population based care
    • Support enrolled CHC students in student physicals and other primary care services

     

    Successful candidates must possess the following qualifications:

    • Graduate of an accredited Master of Science in Nursing program with a specialty as either a Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Certification as a PNP or FNP
    • State of Connecticut APRN and RN licensure (within 12 months) is required.
    • Bi-Lingual Skills English/Spanish preferred but not required

     

    Qualifications

    Education
    Masters: Nursing

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