Per Diem Registered Nurse (RN)

Date Posted: December 2019

Department: Adult Medicine, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, and Women’s Health

Since 1970, Community Health Services has existed to provide comprehensive health care services to the residents of Hartford and Windsor. We were made for the community, by the community, to offer a full spectrum of services to include medical, behavioral health care, dental care, a full-service pharmacy and more. Our goal is to offer our patients a medical home; a place where they can come for all of their needs; a place where the clinical staff know them by their first name. Our dedicated staff demonstrate the good we can do on a daily basis when we provide quality care with dignity to each and every individual. We want to help our patients get all of the health care they need -- when they need it -- so they may too live a healthier and happier life.

Although experience is preferred, recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

 

We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN), with post-graduate clinical experience, preferably in a primary care setting to join our organization as a per diem nurse with the possibility of working in three of our clinical departments: Adult Medicine, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, and Women’s Health. The nurse collaborates with the clinical director, the practice manager, and other appropriate staff to provide the best care for our patients.

The successful candidate will:
  • Possess a current active and valid licensure as a Registered Nurse from the State of Connecticut; at least one year of professional nursing experience is preferred

  • Have a solid knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice and the ability to provide high-level patient care up to the highest levels of the RN scope of practice

  • Excel at working as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs and provide education as appropriate

  • Demonstrate competence in all basic routine nursing activities, including compliance with infection prevention standards, patient education, medication administration and management,

  • Have effective communication skills and be able to work with individuals of all age

  • Possess the ability to provide culturally competent care to a diverse patient population in a collaborative environment

  • Have demonstrated success and a high degree of comfort exercising sound clinical judgment during all aspects of patient care, including triage of patients who present for care on a walk-in, urgent care or telephonic basis

  • Have a high degree of comfort with computers, including the ability to use electronic health records systems

  • Have CPR Certification or the ability to complete certification upon employment

  • Be willing to be held accountable and to hold others accountable for providing superior clinical care.

  • Have demonstrated success in maintaining the highest level of confidentiality as required by company policy, HIPAA and another state, federal and local laws and regulations

Community Health Services is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.