Job Description

APRN – School Based

Optimus Health Care is a Federally Qualified Health Care Center with sites in Bridgeport, Stamford, and Stratford, CT. We are the largest provider or primary health care services in Fairfield County, proudly serving all patients regardless of their income, race, or insurance status.

We are presently recruiting for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician’s Assistants to work in our School Based Health Center site in West Haven, CT, providing primary care. This program offers health education, oral health, mental health, and other services for school-aged patients.

This is a 35 hour per week, benefits eligible position and follows the School Calendar. This role participates in a Saturday rotation at a non-school based health center and telephonic call.

About this Position:

  • Experience and interest in providing care to children & Adolescents
  • Collaborate with School Administrators
  • Obtain complete medical history & physical data for patients
  • Determine appropriate diagnostic procedures as needed
  • Perform complete physical exams & record results in EMR
  • Develop quality control/assurance standards
  • Educate patient and families regarding medications, health, and illness protection.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in the area of pediatrics
  • Active CT FNP Licensure or in process
  • Board Certified
  • Bi-lingual helpful (Proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese a Plus)


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience plus performance based incentive & sign on bonus,:
  • Excellent Health & Welfare Benefits
  • CME Days & $ Stipend, Vacation and Sick Time
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Contribution
  • FTCA Malpractice Insurance
  • NHSC Student Loan Repayment, if eligible
  • Follow School Calendar for time off

Working for Optimus:

  • OHC provides a fun, fast-paced working environment, where our commitment to quality is present in every job function.
  • Excellent Health & Welfare Benefits
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Optimus and its caring, multi-lingual staff proudly serve our community in a patient-centered environment.



How to Apply

Optimus Health Care West Haven