Community Healthlink

  • Nurse Practitioner-Homeless Outreach & Advocacy Project-Medical

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    PCN#
    5989
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    1
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Nurse Practitioner in Worcester. 

     

    Community Healthlink’s Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Project (HOAP) provides direct services to individuals who are homeless.  Services include outpatient primary health care, behavioral health care (individual and group mental health and addiction treatment), and outreach and case management services.  Working together, our integrated, multi-disciplinary treatment teams address physical and mental health needs, substance use disorders, and identified social determinants of health by providing access to a wide-variety of patient-centered, trauma-informed treatment and services. CHL HOAP is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) program.

     

    Benefits:
    Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications
    Health and Dental insurance (active upon starting)
    Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time
    CEU benefits
    Life and Disability insurance
    401k with agency contribution
    Wellness activity discounts
    Work related travel reimbursement

    Responsibilities

     

    • Provides medical assessment and completes diagnostic exams for HOAP patients.
    • Orders diagnostic tests and referrals as indicated.
    • Develops comprehensive medical care plans.
    • Prescribes medications as indicated and monitors effectives.
    • Works as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
    • May be asked to deliver care at outreach locations.
    • Works in a scheduled and urgent care capacity.
    • Completes all documentation in a timely manner.
    • Current in best practices for primary care.
    • Works well with special populations.

    Qualifications

    • Masters degree required
    • Valid Nurse Practitioner License.
    • Prior experience working in a primary care or medical capacity.
    • Knowledgeable about issues of homelessness and special health care needs of this population.
    • Works well with a multi-disciplinary model.
    • Familiar with diagnostic equipment and testing.
    • Comfortable using computers.
    • Strong documentation skills.
    • Must be able to pass a CORI background check

    Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
    If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

     

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