Primary Care Support LPN--Middletown (FT)
Community Health Center

Middletown, Connecticut

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Job Description Summary:
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 500,000 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 the Community eConsult Network (CeCN).

Job Description:

Full time, permanent LPN opportunity in primary care, Mon- Fri with one Saturday per month. Position involves travel to different clinics and shelters, must be flexible with travel.

This is the growth opportunity for you if you:

- Are a compassionate and enthusiastic team player - Have a thorough knowledge of LPN responsibilities - Are extremely organized and pay great attention to detail

- Enjoy working with people

- Thrive in a fast paced environment

As LPN at Community Health Center, you will:

On a daily basis, provide clinical and technical support for our primary care providers by implementing all planned care items using electronic tools to ensure efficient and accurate workflow. Monitors equipment and performs clinical testing according to OSHA and CLIA standards. Be a liasion with patients, families, specialists, and all members of the health care team. With the primary care nurse and provider, ensures continuity and coordination of care in a patient centered medical home. Assists the primary care nurse as able with routine medication administration, immunizations and other provider clinic support supported by the scope of your LPN licensure.

Required Skills and Education


  • - LPN Program Completion Certificate
  • - Skills include EKG use, appointment scheduling, word processing and computer skills, and familiarity with medical testing procedure
  • - Applicant will also possess sound organizational skills and accuracy at all levels of job.
  • - Prior demonstrated excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • - Must be team focused and demonstrate leadership qualities.


  • Preferred Skills
  • - Bilingual
  • - Expert knowledge of the electronic health record


  • Required Licenses/Certifications
  • - Current CT LPN License
  • - CPR-American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer and AED certification or American Heart Association BLS/AED for Healthcare Providers


Location:
Community Health Center of Middletown
City:
Middletown
State:
Connecticut

Time Type:
Full time


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