Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 35 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: M-F 35 hrs / week. 44 weeks / year
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Hospital in partnership with the Windham Board of Education is seeking a
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to provide health care to students at
the Windham Middle School (grades 6-8) and Barrows Academy (grades K-8) in
their School Based Health Centers. Both schools are located in Windham,
School Advanced Practitioner Role Scope
The School-Based Health Center (SBHC) Nurse Practitioner works
independently using clinical knowledge and judgment to provide care to students
who are part of the SBHC, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations.
The Nurse Practitioner will work as an adjunct to the student’s primary care
provider and medical team and will perform important tasks including conducting
physicals, administering medications/immunizations, ordering tests, urgent care
needs, reproductive care, and educating patients/caregivers about preventive
The advanced practitioner will provide age-specific care,
rendering a comprehensive range of services to the student including health
promotion and health maintenance.
The School Based Health Centers are not considered a student’s
medical home and therefore coordination with the student’s PCP may be
The APP will follow accepted and standard protocols of practice
using a high-level of expertise and independence and appropriately prescribe
and administer medications.
The APP will also consult with other members of the health center
and school nurses as well as a collaborating pediatrician.
Evaluating the quality and overall effectiveness of the services
provided are critical components of the position.
The APP will supervise daily operations, review and verify
timekeeping, and complete performance appraisals for SBHC staff members
A comprehensive Hartford HealthCare benefit
package is included for a full time position.
No weekends, nor call
44 weeks per year, following the school calendar, and with summers
35 hours per week with no evenings (other than a possible school
an accredited Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Master’s program
Licensed and certified,
or eligible to be certified, as a Physician Assistant or National
Board Certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) or Family
Nurse Practitioner (FNP) required
Experience working with pediatric
patients in a school based environment is highly preferred
1-3 years of
family-oriented clinical experience preferred
Management and program development
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