Community Health Center

  • Nurse Practitioner (APRN) - Pearson Middle School - Full Time - 30 hours

    Job Locations US-CT-Winsted
    Posted Date 6 months ago(12/1/2017 2:50 PM)
    Job ID
    2016-5441
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Medical
  • Overview

    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.

    Responsibilities

     

     

    APRN – CHC School Based Clinic

    Pearson Middle School (Grades 3-6) - Full Time - 30 hours per week

     

    Address:  2 Wetmore Ave, Winsted, CT 06098

     

    CHC currently seeks an experienced Nurse Practitioner for our school-based health center at Pearson Middle School 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, scheduled for 30 hrs per week.

     

    This is the opportunity for you if you:

    • Are committed to providing superior care to the Winsted 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 a Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner
    • State of Connecticut APRN and RN licensure (within 12 months) is required.
    • Bi-Lingual Skills English/Spanish preferred

     

     

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    Qualifications

    Education
    Masters: Nursing (Required)

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

    Work Experience
    Nursing
    Medical
    School Based Health Center

    Skills
    Basic Computer Skills
    EMR/EHR

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