Brockton Hospital Nurse Practitioner in Brockton, Massachusetts
Signature Healthcare is seeking an experienced nurse practitioner with Diabetes care experience to join an excellent team of Endocrinologists, NP's, RN CDE's, and RD CDE's full time at our Liberty Street, Brockton Massachusetts location.
We are looking for an established and independent Nurse Practitioner with Diabetes care experience to join our Endocrinology Department. The Diabetes NP (CDE) will assist physicians and endocrinologist in managing the care of the Diabetes patients. You will work collaboratively setting parameters and guidelines for continuum of care with the multidisciplinary team, and recommending and coordinating follow-up, consults, and referrals. Other roles include educating patients and families regarding expected course. You must have superior communication skills, will work with patients to teach self-management of Diabetes and complications. Instructing Diabetes patients on insulin titration, glucometer usage and management of pump therapy. Accountable for practice and professional development, to participate in continuing education programs and conduct current literature reviews to maintain and upgrade skills and knowledge.
Perform Diabetes Management and teaching
Perform screening tests and records findings in patient records
Document medical history
Evaluate patient nutritional management skills
Collaborate with physicians to develop protocols for practice that define diagnostic judgments and appropriate treatment plans
Participate in review of quality of patient care through peer record review
Initiate and/or propose necessary improvements
Other duties as needed
Must be board certified
Must be licensed (or have the ability to get licensed) in Massachusetts
MCSR and Federal DEA
Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with diabetes
Excellent interpersonal skills
Signature Healthcare is Southeastern Massachusetts’ largest integrated healthcare system, including Brockton Hospital and Signature Medical Group, one of the largest multi-specialty, multi-site physician group practices on the South Shore. We have won numerous awards including a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, a national hospital safety score “A” rating by The Leapfrog Group, a Top Hospital from US News & World Report, and a naming to the Harvard Pilgrim Hospital and Physician Group Honor Rolls. As well as Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America!