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Clinic Charge Nurse

Location: New Haven
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a skilled and compassionate nurse seeking a rewarding career that allows you to make a significant impact on the health and well-being of the community? Look no further! We are thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity for a Clinic Charge Nurse at the renowned New Haven Public Health Department. As a Clinic Charge Nurse, you will be an integral part of our mission to promote and safeguard the health of our residents through professional public health nursing practices. In this role, you will not only provide direct nursing services but also play a pivotal role in coordinating daily activities to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of our clinical services. If you are a passionate, knowledgeable, and experienced nurse with a heart for public health, we invite you to bring your expertise to our diverse team of healthcare professionals.

Our Health Department operates a range of preventative medicine clinics, catering to various aspects of public health, including sexual health, international travel, school-age children's immunizations and physicals, adult immunizations, tuberculosis testing, and seasonal influenza immunizations. As the Clinic Charge Nurse, you will have the opportunity to utilize your clinical knowledge and systematic approach to problem-solving, collaborating with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to our diverse patient population.

This position requires a forward-thinking individual who can implement existing and new clinic objectives while maintaining the highest standards of patient care. Your ability to handle a fast-paced, heavy workload environment, coupled with excellent public service skills, will be critical in ensuring that our clinic operations run smoothly and efficiently. Moreover, your proficiency in computer use and data management will be essential as you collect and input client health data in electronic health records and provide monthly reports with clinic metrics.

At the Public Health Department, we value collaboration, inclusivity, and cultural sensitivity. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment where every member of our team can thrive. As the Clinic Charge Nurse, you will have the opportunity to interact with culturally diverse populations and individuals experiencing a wide range of social conditions, making empathy and non-judgmental communication indispensable qualities in this role.

Furthermore, we prioritize the growth and development of our team members and encourage continuous learning and professional advancement. Whether you are a recent nursing graduate with a passion for public health or an experienced nurse looking to take the next step in your career, our Health Department offers various opportunities for personal and professional growth.

If you are ready to make a real difference in the lives of our community members and contribute to the betterment of public health, we invite you to apply for the Clinic Charge Nurse position. Join our team of compassionate healthcare professionals and embark on a fulfilling journey to promote the health and well-being of our community. Apply now and be a part of our dedicated team!


Degree in nursing, or a diploma from a three-year hospital school of nursing, or an Associate's Degree in nursing; Two years full time employment in nursing within the past five years with experience in a clinic or ambulatory care setting, public health, pediatric or emergency room nursing or related specialty, and the training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to:

Knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices, and techniques of professional nursing;
Knowledge of the principles of the behavioral, social, and public health sciences;
Knowledge of current community health issues.
Current knowledge of medicines, vaccines, and storage requirements.
Proficiency in computer use, including data entry, electronic health records, and Microsoft Office.
Possession of at time of application, and ability to maintain the following: a valid, current Registered Nurse License issued by the State of Connecticut,
Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification,
Current Connecticut driver's license.
Spanish / English bilingual candidates desired.

In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.

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2) First-time users will click "New User Registration" and create your Applicant Profile
3) Click on available job postings and Apply Online. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.

If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email

Keywords: CITY OF NEW HAVEN, New Haven , Clinic Charge Nurse, Healthcare , New Haven, Connecticut

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