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Registered Nurse

The Children's Center of Hamden West Haven, CT Full-Time
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This individual will coordinate/provide/arrange for medical services for The Children's Center of Hamden clients within their level of care as defined by their treatment program.  The RN will work under the direction of the Director of Nursing Services.  The RN will be a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, acting as liaison between the Medical Department and other agency programs.  The RN will make nursing diagnosis of actual or potential health problems, collaborating in the implementation of the medical treatment regimen under the direction of a licensed Physician, Physician’s Assistant, Advanced Practice Nurse or Dentist.  The RN is expected to have the expertise to fulfill their job responsibilities with minimal supervision.

Shifts Available:

Monday through Thursday

3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

32 Hours per week

Tuesday through Friday

2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

32 Hours per week

(Please note:  LPNs are not eligible for this position)




Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.  Understanding of the dynamics of our special needs population and ability to work effectively with them.  Able to supervise youth to maintain discipline and order.  Ability to supervise and educate staff in the application of medical procedures and the administration of medication.


Proof of current Connecticut licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).

Previous Experience:

A minimum of two years related administrative experience ideally with a pediatric population.

Must have a valid driver's license

Must successfully complete a criminal history background check

Skills required

Electronic Medical Record
Iv Care
Alert Doctors
Arm Hand Steadiness
Conducting Physical Examinations


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Mending young hearts and minds: that’s what we do at The Children’s Center of Hamden, Connecticut’s oldest chartered private child-caring agency for children and teenagers who struggle with serious emotional, behavioral, psychological and social problems.

What began in 1833 as The New Haven Orphan Asylum has evolved into one of Southern New England’s most esteemed facilities for children who must deal with the effects of physical and/or sexual abuse, psychiatric illness, learning disabilities, substance abuse and family trauma.

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