Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Although Clinical experience is preferable, recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
We are seeking a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP), 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. Levels of employees’ engagement and satisfaction in this department are well above national average.
Since 1970, Community Health Services has existed to provide comprehensive health care services to the residents of Hartford and Windsor. We were made for the community, by the community, to offer a full spectrum of services to include medical, behavioral health care, dental care, a full-service pharmacy and more. Our goal is to offer our patients a medical home; a place where they can come for all of their needs; a place where the clinical staff know them by their first name. Our dedicated staff demonstrate the good we can do on a daily basis when we provide quality care with dignity to each and every individual. We want to help our patients get all of the health care they need -- when they need it -- so they may too live a healthier and happier life.
Provide care to children and adolescents, in collaboration with department physicians, and may refer patients to consultants for further evaluation and treatment procedures as appropriate.
Coordinate patient care with team members, other departments, and community agencies as necessary.
Participate in departmental quality improvement and peer review activities.
The incumbent in this position should:
Be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and have successfully completed an approved nurse practitioner program, specializing in Pediatric Medicine.
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.
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
Be willing to perform other duties as assigned.
Community Health Services participates in the NHSC Loan Repayment Program
Some benefit programs available to eligible employees include:
9 paid Holidays
Sick leave, Medical leave, Military leave and Bereavement leave
Medical, Dental and Life Insurances
Long Term Disability
Maternity Related Absences
NHSC Loan Repayment Program
Community Health Services is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
Internal Number: 268697222
About Community Health Services
CHS serves a patient-base of almost 19,000 individuals and accommodates over 100,000 patient visits each year. As a federally qualified health center (FQHC), CHS is committed to caring for each person who enters our doors, regardless of their income or ability to pay for services and whether or not they have insurance. While the majority of those CHS serves live in our primary service area of Hartford's North End community, CHS is the medical home of residents throughout the Greater Hartford area.
CHS is not a clinic. We are a community health center where you can bring your entire family, and receive the Community Health Services, Inc. (CHS) is a private nonprofit 501(c)(3) federally qualified health center (FQHC) located in Hartford a vibrant North End community. The largest community health center in Hartford, CHS is also the second oldest health center in the state of Connecticut. Since its establishment in 1970, CHS has grown from its humble beginnings in the office of Dr. Evans Daniels Jr., to the current three story state of the art medical facility at 500 Albany Avenue.
We offer the same close, personal care and medical expertise you would expect from a private prac...tice or hospital. CHS is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. While the Joint Commission sets the standards for the care in hospitals, accreditation is not required for community health centers. CHS undertook this effort as part of our commitment to excellence in our clinical practices, and providing every patient the quality of care they deserve.
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