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Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc. Registered Nurse in Framingham, Massachusetts


Are you looking for a meaningful career?  Are you passionate about health equity? 

The Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center is one of the largest community health centers in Massachusetts serving Worcester, Framingham, Milford and the surrounding communities.  We are a thriving and growing organization, and our team is expanding across sites to support this growth.

We're hiring a Registered Nurse for our Primary Care Clinic in Framingham, MA who collaborates with the healthcare team to deliver quality primary medical care for patients of all ages, races, and ethnicities at our Community Health Center. Responsibilities include assessing, treating, and educating patients about medical conditions, coordinating care, providing advice and emotional support to patients’ families, and working collaboratively with the clinical practice team. They also participate in coordinating care, support self-management for patients and families, engage in health center projects, and use effective communication strategies, including health literacy approaches with patients.

As an employer of choice, the Health Center prides itself on its inclusive workplace environment which fosters teamwork, accountability and respect and supports the growth and development of each employee.  We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace the richness of the diversity of our staff and community.  You are a good fit for our team if you’re passionate about helping people live healthier lives and enjoy working in a supportive, team-based environment.

Essential Functions

  • Provide direct patient care within the scope of licensure including patient assessment, administration of vaccinations, medications, and treatments.

  • Provide patient education.

  • Facilitate coordination of patient care outside the organization by activities including medication management, review of diagnostic test results, and follow up on outside services provided (i.e. ER visits, consults).

  • Perform POC testing.

  • Modify patient care as age appropriate.

  • Triage (in person or via telephone) patients who present with acute symptoms.

  • Provide nursing-centered services through nursing visits, chronic disease visits and family planning visits.

  • Please note this position may require evening, weekend and/or holiday shifts on a rotating basis.

    Education and Experience:

  • Massachusetts Registered Nurse License.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.

  • Bilingual in Spanish or Portuguese preferred.

  • Our health center requires all employees to have the most recent COVID-19 booster and the yearly flu vaccine.


  • Competitive salary based on related experience

  • Medical insurance starts on first day of employment.  Health center pays 80% of medical insurance premiums.  Includes coverage for same-sex domestic partners and gender affirming care.

  • Generous time off packages

  • Dental and Vision insurance

  • 403b Retirement Plan with employer match

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

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