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Moses/Weitzman Health System Urgent Care Provider (NP or PA) - Full Time - Norwalk in Norwalk, Connecticut

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Urgent Care Provider (APRN or PA) - CHC of New Britain

If you are ready for a satisfying and rewarding career, join our team of diverse and motivated professionals at Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC). CHC is one of the country’s most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental and mental health services to the uninsured and underinsured. CHC is building a world class primary health care system that is committed to caring for special populations, and that is focused on improving health outcomes for our patients as well as building healthy communities. We are one of the leading health-care providers in the state of Connecticut, providing comprehensive primary care services in medicine, dentistry, and behavioral health. With more than 130,000 active patients, CHC is the health care home that works to keep our patients—and our communities—healthy. We go beyond the traditional health services to bring care wherever our patients and clients are, using innovative service delivery models and state of the art technology. We use the latest treatments and technologies within the Patient-Centered Medical Home Model (PCMH) to care for our growing patient base.

This is a full time position supporting our CHC location in New Britain, CT. Join our primary care team in delivering full primary care and urgent care services in a patient centered medical home.

As a Urgent Care Provider for Community Health Center, you will:

  • Assess and treat common acute and episodic illness in patients of all ages.

  • Provide preventative services as appropriate

  • Perform appropriate diagnostic waived testing as required and arrange for follow up care with PCP as indicated

  • Provide problem-specific education to individual and family members as appropriate

  • Utilize evidence based standards in formulating treatment plan, and communicate rationale for decision making with patients

  • Document all findings, including appropriate plan for follow up care, in electronic health record

  • Participate in the organization’s quality improvement program

APRN/PA Qualifications - Required for this role:

  • Graduate of an accredited Master of Science in Nursing program or Physician Assistant Master's program

  • Licensed as either a Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Organization Information:

Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC), with offices in Connecticut, Colorado and California, is one of the country’s most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services, and a leader in practice-based research, health professionals training, and use of innovative technologies to advance health and healthcare. CHC is designated as a federally qualified health center and a patient-centered medical home by HRSA, the Joint Commission, and NCQA, respectively. We deliver more than 600,000 patient visits per year from primary care hubs and community clinics across the state of CT, all connected by technology and common standards for quality. We employ several hundred medical, dental, and behavioral health providers who are engaged in practice, teaching, and research. Our Weitzman Institute is devoted to research and practice transformation and is recognized around the country as one of the premier research institutes focused on improving health care and health outcomes for special and vulnerable populations. In addition, the organization has developed three wholly owned subsidiaries from the original pilot developments within the Weitzman Institute: the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC), the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA), and ConferMed.

Location:

Day Street Community Health Center

City:

Norwalk

State:

Connecticut

Time Type:

Full time

MWHS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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