The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an expert in diabetes care. Responsible for the delivery of diabetes care and education that involves compliance with evidence-based clinical standards, outcomes measurement (tracking, analysis, and reporting of clinical, financial, and satisfaction outcomes) and process design (leading initiatives to facilitate practice-based and organizational change). As a member of the glycemic management team provides direct patient care through implementation of standardized procedures and works collaboratively with the medical team to establish priorities and to assess solutions for patients to ensure they receive the best care possible.
The NP functions under general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Procedure approved by the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (CIDP) and reports to the manager of Diabetes Services. Experience: Clinical background in diabetes management is required. Minimum of 2 years acute care hospital experience is preferred.
Experience in managing insulin pump is preferred and experience in outpatient diabetes services preferred. Spanish fluency preferred.
Education: Master#s Degree in Nursing and relevant Nurse Practitioner training/certification.
Licensure/Certification: Current California RN licensure and authorization as a nurse practitioner required. Certified by a recognized national certifying body that has established standards for nurse practitioners.
Furnishing license issued by the Board of Registered Nursing required. Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE) credential required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification required. Equal Opportunity Employer #
Community Hospital Of Monterey Peninsula