Nurse Practitioner- Glycemic Control
Job ID: 1035858_RR00014571
Area of Talent: Nurse Practitioner
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Location: NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn
Shift: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM variable hours
NYU Lutheran Medical Center is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Medical Center’s anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Lutheran Medical Center
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner- Diabetes.
The Nurse Practitioner is an expert in inpatient diabetes care and contributes to excellence in patient care, teaching, and provides leadership in the organization. Responsible for the delivery of inpatient diabetes care and education that involves compliance with evidence-based clinical standards, outcomes measurement (tracking, analysis and reporting of clinical, financial, and satisfaction outcomes) Leads and coordinates activities to achieve and maintain JCAHO certification in diabetes care. As a member of the inpatient glycemic management team provides direct patient care and works collaboratively with the medical team to establish priorities and to assess solutions for patients to ensure they receive the best care possible.
- Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements concerning glycemic management and diabetes education through actively instituting or leading with the formulation or revision of hospital policies, procedures and order sets to standardize best practices.
- Collaborates and works closely with Physician, nursing, pharmacy, and other departments to assess current processes, quality of care and barriers to necessary changes in clinical practice related to inpatient diabetes care.
- Demonstrates an awareness of self-responsibility and accountability for own professional practice
- Recommends equipment and products that are safe, effective and appropriate.
- Collaborates with physicians and other educators in planning, developing and implementing in-services diabetes training sessions for staff to ensure clinical and technical competency
- Communicates with patients and families to be certain that the treatment plan is understood.
- Represents hospital in community activities related to area of specialization.
- Ensures discharge planning starts from admission and helps the medical and nursing staff facilitate patient self-care and prevent readmission.
- Prepares a variety of reports that summarizes activities and outcomes of glycemic management and education for presentation to appropriate committees.
- Assist as needed with the Quality Department in investigating patient incidents related to glycemic management.
- Integrates appropriate research findings and best practices into practice.
- Develops and implements studies relevant to clinical nursing issues in collaboration with other health care professionals.
- Coordinates with Case Managers, Social Workers and Medical Doctors regarding discharge plans.
- Other duties as aligned with the mission and goals of the organization.
- Observes, reports and documents significant physical and/or psychosocial status changes and assessments in the employees condition to appropriate members of the OHS health care team
- Assesses employees level of understanding, barriers to learning and provides education on diagnosis, treatments and other relevant care issues as indicated.
- Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, and safety pertinent to the patients/employees served in OHS
To qualify you must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing – MSN required
NY State RN license
NY State NP License
NP Diabetes Certification preferred
3-5 years acute care nursing experience in diabetes management and education required.
Must have excellent oral and written skill and should be able to multi-task and prioritize assignments independently.
should be able to work collaboratively with fellow physicians and other health care providers.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Lutheran Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Lutheran Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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