Registered Nurse - Float

0.8 FTE Position

Date Posted: October 2021

Department: Quality

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.

Community Health Services, Inc. is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse to work in our Quality department and provide clinical support to our Adult Medicine, Women's Health, Behavioral Health, Dental, and Pediatrics & Adolescent departments as needed. 

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 Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

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

  • 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 ages

  • 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

  • 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

  • All candidates for employment at CHS must successfully pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Some benefit programs available to eligible employees include:
  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan and up to 4% Employer Match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Competitive Pay

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Worker's Compensation

  • Various Leave Programs - Bereavement, Military, Maternity, and more

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

CHS requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

  • If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received all COVID-19 shots necessary depending on the type of vaccination (1 dose for Janssen, 2 doses for Moderna or Pfizer) prior to your first day of employment. In addition, you are required to provide proof of your vaccination status prior to your first day of employment. 

  • If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to a medical condition or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation and such accommodation must be reviewed prior to your first day of employment. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is approved, you will be required to submit to weekly PCR testing at least once every 7 days and provide a copy of your negative test result no later than the beginning of your shift each week. 

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.