Community Healthlink

  • Nurse Educator - Families and Communities Together

    Location US-MA-Leominster
    PCN#
    5660
    # 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 part-time (10 hrs/wk) Nurse Educator at our Leominster site.

     

    Families and Communities Together (FCT) seeks to build on family strengths and available support systems to help children with serious emotional disturbance remain in or return to their communities.  FCT staff works with the family, child, appropriate state agencies and school staff to develop strategies that help improve child and family functioning.

     

    The nurse educator identifies and/or develop educational materials and assists with training FCT staff about a variety of wellness and health issues which include asthma, childhood obesity, Type I Diabetes, metabolic disorders, screen time, poly-pharmacy, and the role of good nutrition, exercise and sleep in improving health. 

    Responsibilities

     

    • Assist FCT staff with integration of wellness goals into the family's Individualized Care Plan.
    • Consult with FCT staff about how to collaborate with pediatric practices and family practices to address the particular health concerns of their patients.
    • Outreach to Pediatric and Family Practices to provide information about CSA services

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current license as Registered Nurse in the state of MA.
    • Experience working with youth and families.
    • Current valid US-issued drivers license and registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including travel between work sites
    • 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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