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Open Position(s): 5
Job Title: FULL-TIME FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER
A board-certified FNP is sought to work as part of an integrated medical team to provide care to patients at the Norwalk Community Health Center, Norwalk’s largest Federally-Qualified Health Center. With an active patient population of over 16,000 individuals, the health center provides integrated, coordinated care to patients of all ages, from acute visit care to the long-term management of complex chronic diseases. The FNP will work throughout the health center to care for his/her patient panel, performing at the top of his/her license and across the age continuum. We provide care in pediatrics, internal medicine, subspecialty care, obstetrics/gynecology, mental health, and as part of our mobile Health on Wheels outreach to Norwalk’s public housing units and homeless shelters. Opportunities for professional development, collaboration and teaching are abundant, if so desired. An NCQA-certified PCMH, we have a fully functional EMR and collaborate with Norwalk Hospital for labs, tests, procedures and specialty care and inpatient care. This position has call averaging one week every 3 months with back-up and does not involve inpatient care.
Job Title: LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)
The Licensed Practical Nurse is a professional member of the healthcare team who provides skilled nursing care to patients in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act in the State of Connecticut. Responsibilities include collection of data, administration of medications and treatments, and documentation of care provided.
Education• Completion of practical nursing training from an accredited school
• Valid State of Connecticut Practical Nursing License
• Valid CPR certificate
• Phlebotomy certification a plus
• Minimum one year of practical nursing experience 3 or more preferred
• Demonstrated success in managing difficult customer situations
• Significant knowledge of medical practices and procedures in a primary care environment
• Demonstrated success and experience with direct patient services and the proper knowledge and use of medical devices and equipment