Job ID: 289334114
Last Updated: 4/8/2016
Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes Management
Lowell General Hospital
Facility: Lowell General Hospital - Saints Campus, Lowell MA
Department: Diabetes Management
- Part time - 24 hours; 9-2
- Flexible hours
- MSN Required
- Experience Necessary
The AADE Accredited Diabetes Management Center (DMC) at Lowell General Hospital is seeking a part-time Nurse Practitioner (NP) with a minimum of three years' experience as an NP and in diabetes management. The ideal candidate will be a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or CDE eligible with experience managing complicated patients, insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitor sensing technology. Excellent communication skills with patients and providers, both verbal and written, are essential. Proficiency in management of pre-diabetes, Type 1, Type 2, gestational, diabetes in Type 1 pregnancy and adolescents is required. Will be responsible for providing healthcare to patients and families, focusing on health maintenance, disease prevention, patient education and counseling. Development and presentation of community education programs for DMC clients and the LGH community is required as is periodic review of educational materials. The ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously is a must.
Current License in Massachusetts as an NP with National Certification as a NP, Master's Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner's Program,DEA and MA Prescriber Authorities current and without infraction.
The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that are dedicated to nursing excellence, professionalism and patient-focused care. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is the largest and most prominent nursing credentialing organization in the United States. The ANCC grants Magnet Recognition to hospitals that exhibit exemplary patient and employee outcomes and satisfaction, and retain the best staff from all disciplines. It is the highest level of recognition that an organization can receive for providing the very best quality in patient care. To put the importance of Magnet Recognition in perspective, of all hospitals in the nation, only 6.7% hold this prestigious designation and only 4% of hospitals receive Magnet Redesignation.
The ANCC honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care in October, 2010 and redesignated Lowell General in April, 2015.
About Lowell General Hospital
Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts and are proud to be a Magnet hospital.
We are also a proud member of Circle Health. Circle Health embodies the promise to deliver an experience of Complete connected care SM to ensure that no matter where an individual is in the continuum of health, he or she will realize the benefit that derives from a truly seamless, coordinated and personal experience.
Thanks to our team's efforts, Lowell General Hospital continues to be recognized regionally and nationally for the quality of care we provide as well as being an employer of choice. In fact, Lowell General Hospital was honored for the fifth year in the Boston Business Journal's Best Places to Work!
~Competitive salaries benefits
~FREE on-campus parking
Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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