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Psychiatric APRN/Nurse Practitioner in East Hartford, CT at InterCommunity

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Job Description

Description

InterCommunity, Inc. is a growing, progressive, non-profit community health center with almost 40 years of experience in the community.  We’ve been the grateful recipient over the past several years of numerous local and national awards for the innovative services we provide, and were recently named a Hartford Courant/Fox CT Top Small Workplace Award winner for the SEVENTH consecutive year!

 

We are currently recruiting a PSYCHIATRIC APRN/NURSE PRACTITIONER who will be responsible for providing appropriate nursing and/or health care services to patients with behavioral health and/or substance use disorders.  Perform psychiatric assessments, treatments, diagnose medical conditions, assess emergencies, prescribe medications and document medical care.  This individual must have considerable knowledge of nursing principles and clinical therapeutic models; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of state, federal and local health care agencies and programs; and knowledge of pharmacology as it relates to advanced nursing practice.

Job Requirements

 Requirements

To be considered for this position, an applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Current APRN licensure (Connecticut)
  • 1+ year experience working as an APRN
  • A thorough knowledge of mental health issues and the services, programs and entitlements available in Connecticut
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to produce concurrent documentation via electronic health record
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-based environment

Strong candidates should also possess: 

  • Psychiatric nursing experience
  • The ability to provide client-centered services
  • Knowledge of Recovery Oriented Behavioral Health in Connecticut
  • A belief that every individual in need deserves quality service and an opportunity for recovery
  • An adaptive/flexible work style
  • A commitment to professional growth and development as well as to organizational growth
  • Current computer skills
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

InterCommunity, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering competitive salaries and a generous employee benefit package (Medical insurance [100% employer-paid HSA option]; Dental insurance; Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance (100% employer-paid); 401(k) [3% employer match]; and 4 weeks of paid time off).