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Wheeler Clinic Child Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner-- $10k sign on aviailable! in Bristol, Connecticut

Child Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner-- $10k sign on aviailable!

Bristol, CT 06010, USA ● New Britain, CT, USA Req #470

Monday, May 3, 2021

Wheeler's vision is that all people will have the opportunity to grow, change and live healthier, productive lives. Our mission is to provide equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.


The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (APRN) functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and contributes to the team and applies to the treatment of client's the psychiatric and related skills acquired through the training and/or experience required for this position. This position may provide services within one or more Wheeler Clinic program(s), and the relative concentration between and within programs may change with the needs of the Clinic.

Other staff include: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Medical Assistants, Care Management staff, front desk staff and behavioral health staff.

Full Time salary of $115,000-$135,000 based on years of experience

Up to a $10,000 sign-on bonus available! Click here ( to learn more.

LOCATION FQHC in Bristol and New Britain, CT. This position will spend 3 days in Bristol and 2 days in New Britain per week.


Full Time


-Licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse ( APRN)

-Board Certified

-Active DEA Controlled substance registration


-Must have or be willing to obtain the suboxone waiver.

-Will be required to acquire and maintain certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare

professionals no later than 90 days from date of hire.


Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:

  • For Good Health

  • Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance

  • Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution

  • Wellness Programs

  • Free annual flu shots

  • For a Secure Future

  • Company paid Life and AD&D insurance

  • For Retirement

  • 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees

  • For Career Advancement

  • Education Reimbursement Program

  • Training and development opportunities

    -Paid release time and reimbursement available annually for CMEs

  • For Work Life Balance

  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling

  • Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services


    Conducts psychiatric evaluation and formulates accurate diagnoses in accordance with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM). Manages prescribed medication, performs mental status examinations, develops and presents clear clinical impressions and recommendations that are specific and attainable. Provides therapeutic interventions appropriate to specific problems. Develops and documents clear clinical formulations.

    Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology and other behavioral health concerns and effective modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. Triages clinical emergencies and implements program specific safety and consultation protocols. Utilizes best practices and evidenced based practice models where appropriate and adheres to model and program expectations.

    Demonstrates knowledge of internal and external levels of care, referral processes and resources. Makes clinically appropriate referrals for identified service needs in a timely manner.

    Communicates in a positive, effective manner with client, family, and all internal and external providers. Attends any required meetings and supervision.

    Meets direct service productivity goals as defined by program. Demonstrates knowledge of program/department/agency goals and target outcomes, and adheres to practice standards and to data collection and reporting protocols.

    Documents all client related information in compliance with agency policy.

    Attends and is prepared for scheduled supervision. Seeks additional supervision or consultation as needed and follows through with supervisory directives.

    Provides service in the office and/or community settings outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other community locations) as defined by the program.

    Communicates in a professional, positive, and effective manner with all clients, families, and collaborating professionals.

    Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.


    Rebecca Blake

    Recruiting Manager


Wheeler Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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  • Bristol, CT 06010, USA

  • New Britain, CT, USA