Family Centers School Based Health Centers (SBHC) seeks an experienced, energetic, and compassionate Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner to work as part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team to deliver comprehensive primary medical care to patients at an outpatient school-based site in Stamford, CT. This role is available on a full or part time basis.
School Based Health Centers are free-standing medical centers located within six high and middle schools in Stamford and at Kids in Crisis in Greenwich. Staffed by licensed nurse practitioners, clinical social workers, dental professionals and a health coordinator, each SBHC provides on-site confidential physical, dental and mental health services to students enrolled in Stamford Public Schools.
The Nurse Practitioner functions in collaboration with the Medical Director and delivers primary health care to patients at the health center. The Nurse Practitioner functions as a health team member in meeting the objectives of the program. Incumbent will be responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of common and chronic illnesses, planning of periodic health assessments, vaccines, screenings, promoting optimal health and preventative care. Additional responsibilities include community referrals and regulatory compliance documentation.
· Graduation from accredited Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Program
· Current Connecticut APRN License & Certification
· Current active DEA license
About Family Centers:
Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering health, education and human service program to children, adults and families in Fairfield County. More than 250 professionals and 1,200 trained volunteers collaborate to provide our communities with a wide range of responsive and innovative services. Through our comprehensive network of services, more than 22,000 children, adults, families and communities receive the care, encouragement and resources needed to realize their potential.
Salary commensurate with experience. A suite of benefits including generous paid time off, medical, dental, vision, tax-free spending accounts, disability, life and AD&D insurance. Additional benefits include an employee assistance plan, pet insurance, critical accident and illness, wellness services, tuition reimbursement, and retirement savings. The opportunity to work for an employer consistently rated one of the Top Workplaces in Western Connecticut by Hearst Connecticut Media and a perfect 100 Encompass rating by Charity Navigator 10.
Family Centers is a United Way, Community Fund of Darien and New Canaan Community Foundation partner agency, and is a member of the Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies and the Alliance for Children and Families. The agency is also accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), The Joint Commission, licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health, and is a Department of Children and Families-licensed child psychology center.
Special Note: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our community and beyond, it is Family Centers’ commitment to the safety of employees, contractors, volunteers, patients, clients, and student interns, by requiring proof of vaccinations for COVID-19 (or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file).
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.familycenters.org/ or on our LinkedIn page
Family Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive salary, training, and generous benefits package.