We are seeking a Pediatric/Adolescent Health APRN, with post-graduate clinical experience, preferably in a primary care setting. The Primary Care Pediatric/Adolescent Health APRN delivers comprehensive quality patient care, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions according to standards of practice to children from birth through adolescence. Responsibilities include:
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 specialized care in collaboration with department physicians and refers 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.
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 theory and practice theory and practice coupled with a record of providing high quality, comprehensive, professional clinical care to patients according to established standards, protocols and practices.
Possess the ability to provide cultural competent care to a diverse patient population in a collaborative environment.
Have skill taking 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
Be willing to perform other duties as assigned.
Location: Hartford, CT
Job Type: Full-time
Education and Experience:
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with a minimum of two years' experience in pediatrics required. Current State of Connecticut - (Pediatric) Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association accredited is required upon hire.
Additional Salary Information: We participate in the NHSC Loan Repayment Program
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