Family Centers seeks an experienced Registered Nurse to deliver comprehensive professional nursing care to children and adolescent residents in an onsite medical clinic located in a pediatric residential facility.
The Registered Nurse will utilize strong assessment and communication skills when providing care. Nursing responsibilities include promoting optimal health and preventative care to the pediatric population within the facility through comprehensive health assessments, health education, vaccine administration, point of care testing, and other responsibilities within scope of licensure including medical case management. The Registered Nurse will collaborate with the Medical Provider and the interdisciplinary program team members to ensure inclusive and holistic healthcare services. This is a flexible full time opportunity that will require some evenings and weekend hours.
Education and Experience:
Nursing degree from an accredited program
Current active license to practice in the State of Connecticut
Minimum of 2+ years related experience and/or training is preferred
Demonstrated aptitude in providing nursing services to under-served populations.
Experience in treating the Pediatric population is preferred
Excellent multitasker, leadership, and team oriented
Bilingual (Spanish) is required.
Infectious Control Certified a plus
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 over 500+ trained volunteers collaborate to provide our communities with a wide range of responsive and innovative services. Through our comprehensive network of services, more than 23,000 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.
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).
Family Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive salary, training, and generous benefits package.