Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP, APRN) - Experienced and Entry Level
Community Health Services
January 29, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
We are seeking a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP, APRN), with post-graduate clinical experience, preferably in a primary care setting to join our Department of Pediatrics at Community Health Services (CHS). The PNP will deliver comprehensive quality patient care, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions according to standards of practice to children and adolescents. The Clinical Director of the department is Dr. Zeev Harel, former Brown University Medical School Professor of Pediatrics.
Coordinate patient care with team members, other departments and community agencies and providers as necessary.
Participate in departmental quality improvement and peer review activities.
The incumbent provides care in collaboration with department physicians, and may refer patients to consultants for confirmation of diagnosis and treatment procedures as appropriate.
The incumbent in this position must:
Be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and have successfully completed an approved nurse practitioner program, specializing in Pediatric Medicine. Spring graduates are welcome to apply.
Possess valid State of Connecticut licensure
Manage a panel of patients and promote preventive health care through health supervision visits, patient and family education, and child health advocacy.
Treat and evaluate patients with acute and chronic childhood illnesses and promote the health of the child and family.
Have a deep knowledge of nursing practice, coupled with a record of providing high quality, comprehensive, professional clinical care to patients according to established standards and protocols.
Possess the ability to provide culturally competent care to a diverse patient population in a collaborative environment.
Have skills taking a medical history, assessing medical conditions, and interpreting findings.
The ability to communicate effectively with patients, peers, and other stakeholders both orally and in writing.
Be able to maintain timely, thorough and accurate written clinical documentation
Be able to make evidence-based clinical decisions and comply with department and organizational quality measures
Be comfortable using electronic health record and other computer systems
Although clinical experience is preferable, recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.
Be willing to perform other duties as assigned.
Additional Salary Information: Community Health Services participate in The National Health Corps Loan Repayment Program
Internal Number: 102773
About Community Health Services
Community Health Service Federally Qualified Hospital/Clinic (FQHC) facility. We are an active participant in the NHSC (HRSA) loan repayment program.
Clinical Director of Pediatrics - Dr. Zeev Harel
Former Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University
Looking to hire a 4th APRN