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Nurse Practitioner- School Based Health Center

Open Door Family Medical Centers Port Chester, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Open Door Family Medical Centers has been serving low-income, under-served residents and those lacking access to health care in the communities of Westchester and Putnam counties for more than 40 years, providing high quality primary health care and human services at affordable prices. Open Door’s nationally renowned Community Health Center sites, mobile dentistry units, school-based health programs, and its family practice and dental residency training programs, deliver exceptional value to both patients and the communities it serves, dedicated to engaging men, women and children in healthier lifestyles and creating healthier communities.

This year, Open Door will be the medical home for more than 56,000 patients, providing more than 300,000 visits. Our family medical services include primary medical care, dentistry, mental health, optometry, podiatry, and women’s health in Ossining, Sleepy Hollow, Port Chester, Mount Kisco, Mamaroneck, Brewster, and Saugerties, NY.

Open Door believes that healthcare is a right, not a privilege, with primary care to be affordable and delivered cost-effectively. We believe that healthy individuals and families are the foundation of a caring society, and that those empowered to lead healthy lives contribute significantly to our communities’ success. For additional information, please, visit

Join a busy and dedicated School Health Based Center program in providing quality care to students in the Port Chester and Ossining Schools. The dynamic, exciting and challenging School Based Health Centers seek a motivated team player to care for patients in two of Port Chester’s elementary schools. Provide primary health care, with a health-oriented, family-centered approach, three days per week in the Thomas A. Edison Elementary School and two days per week in the Park Avenue Elementary School. Establish a therapeutic relationship with patients and their families, and encourage patients to become active participants in their health care.

All Open Door Family Medical Centers are located in just north of New York City in Westchester and Putnam counties, which offer excellent schools, easy access to a multitude of outdoor activities, and superb transportation connections to New York City.


  • Provide high quality primary care to elementary age patients
    enrolled in Open Door’s School Based Health Centers.
  • When the School Based Health Centers are not open, provide
    care at one of the Open Door Community Health Centers
  • Share in the responsibility of site administration with
    other members of the health care team
  • Provide comprehensive patient care and establish a
    family/school partnership to meet the needs of the patients on an ongoing basis
  • Identify, diagnose and treat actual or potential health
    problems through case finding, health teaching, and health counseling.


  • Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner licensed in NYS prior to start date
  • Proficient in Spanish preferred
  • Patient-centric, empathetic, engaging and efficient, with excellent active listening and communication skills
  • Outstanding clinical capabilities and judgment
  • Focused on collaborative team-based care
  • Primary care experience caring for children in pre-kindergarten through grade 12
  • Independent thinker, able to manage SBHC administrative tasks and site
  • Responsive and comfortable working in a fast-paced, high accountability environment
  • Proficient in EHR systems
  • Flexible
  • Excellent judgment and ability to prioritize resources where they will be most useful
  • Comfortable receiving and providing constructive feedback
  • Engaged in learning and continuous quality improvement
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills with a culturally diverse patient and staff population
  • Passionate about providing high quality primary health care to low-income, under-served residents and those lacking access to health care

There are many fantastic benefits to a career at Open Door Family Medical Centers. In addition to working to effect positive change in the health and lives of thousands of residents of Westchester and Putnam counties, Open Door offers its employees a stimulating, diverse and team-based work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) and 401(k), generous paid time off, onsite Wellness facilities, and educational assistance. Aside from excellent benefits, we offer a competitive salary and annual bonuses based on patient care.

At Open Door, we enjoy working in a team-based, patient-centered environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace that values our patients and the communities we serve.

If you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of patients, and if this position speaks to your capabilities, experience and commitment to improve the health of our communities, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email.

To apply please follow the link indicated below:
Open Door is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Open Door Family Medical Centers

Why Work Here?

Be a Part of What You Value!

For more than 45 years, Open Door has been a trusted resource for our local community. Every day, we educate and empower people to take charge of their health, so they can lead active, fulfilling lives. Since our beginning in the basement of the First Baptist Church in 1972, our aim has remained constant: to provide high-quality health care that’s affordable, accessible, and efficient. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, Open Door provides top-notch health care to those who are hardest to reach, regardless of their ability to pay. Often we serve patients who may not otherwise have access to care – including low-income families and individuals without insurance. Beyond the medical, dental, and behavioral health care provided in our facilities, we promote wellness, good nutrition, stress reduction, and physical activity. Through our focus on prevention, we help to identify illnesses early and decrease the need for more expensive treatment down the road. Our goal is to help entire generations of families stay healthy. Over the years, Open Door has risen to meet the growing demand for health care in Westchester and Putnam counties. We are proud to provide a medical home to nearly 57,000 local residents every year. Our award-winning Family Medical Centers have opened in a growing number of locations, and we operate numerous School-Based Health Centers to ensure that routine and preventive care is provided when and where children need it. Good health affects everyone. We believe that when you help one person, you can lift up an entire community. Your community needs Open Door, and Open Door needs you. Learn more about our services, join us, and help us continue to grow.

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