Adult or Family Practice Nurse Practitioner; new graduates welcome.

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Nursing

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For nearly 50 years, we have been a health care leader in our community focused on providing excellent, affordable primary care to all patients, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. Fair Haven is proud to have a diverse and motivated team of professionals who are constantly seeking ways to enhance and improve the health and well-being of all patients.
It?s an exciting time for FHCHC. We are growing and looking for great talent to join us! If you are a passionate, caring professional interested in improving the health of our community, we?d like to know more about you.
Our Intensive Mentoring Program provides the crucial support and mentoring for the newly graduated APRN. Based on years of experience drawn from mentoring new grad APRNs, it consists of 12 months of structured clinical supervision and didactic guidance during the transition to becoming a primary care provider for a panel of patients.
Job purpose:
To provide high quality health care to the patients of the Fair Haven Community Health Center in the primary care setting consistent with FHCHC policies and mission.
Duties and responsibilities:
+ Provides primary medical care in accordance with the provider?s advanced practice specialty
+ Develops a plan of care for each patient, including medical history, physical examination, diagnosis and appropriate treatment and/or referral, including hospitalization if necessary
+ Uses all available resources in diagnosis and treatment, such as laboratory and others tests in an appropriate and cost efficient manner
+ Confers with other clinicians, patient?s families and other support staff concerning treatment and care of patients when appropriate
+ Refers those cases which require specialist services, but maintains primary care responsibility to assure continuity of care
+ Maintains accurate medical records within the EPIC electronic health record system and performs appropriate charting and follow up on patients
+ Participates in Medical & General staff meetings and appropriate clinical teams
+ Participates in the Health Center?s Performance Improvement program, in other task groups as needed, and pursues continuing education opportunities to update medical knowledge and assure quality patient care
+ Graduation from an accredited APRN program
+ License to practice as an APRN in State of Connecticut
+ Qualified in Basic Life Support techniques
+ Bi-lingual in Spanish and English highly desirable
Direct Reports:
OSHA Status:
Category I- Increased Risk Position
Potential exposure to hazardous waste and blood borne pathogens, clinical settings
Physical requirements:
Physical Demands: Requires walking, bending, sitting, standing, writing, reading, telephone use, data input into computer, pulling medical records,
Mental Demands: Ability to cope with continual changing priorities under potentially stressful conditions
Manual Dexterity Required: Ability to use a keyboard, telephone
American with Disabilities Requirements:
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis.
Fair Haven Community Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer. FHCHC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
Associated topics: arnp c, board, bsn, certified nurse midwife, certified nursing, certified nursing assistant, clinical, gyn, physician assistant, specialis

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