Diabetes Management Nurse

Beverly, MA | Nursing-Other

Overview

About Us

North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG), the largest multispecialty group north of Boston, has a singular focus: the patient. We are more than 320 physicians, nurses and health professionals working as one to provide exceptional care. And we are a national leader in improving care delivery, patient health and satisfaction.

Through our partnership with North Shore Medical Center and our affiliation with Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare, we offer such advances as EMRs, shared medical appointments, online access and remote patient monitoring. Our success is built on team-based practices, collaborative environments and the importance of work-life balance. Bring your exceptional skills to our innovative practices and join us in driving medicine forward.

General Summary

We are seeking a Diabetes Management Nurse to support NSPG.

The Diabetes Management Nurse is responsible for conducting health assessments and diabetes education according to established American Diabetes Association or American Association of Diabetic Educators curriculum.

Job Specific Responsibilities

- Conducts individual health assessments on diabetes patients.
- Conducts group and individual diabetes education sessions and class instruction for newly diagnosed or high-risk patients and their family members according to established curriculum.
- Works with patients and family members from diverse ethnic backgrounds and wide age spans.
- Responsible for data entry of patient charges.
- Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment in accordance with the OSHA, Infection Control and Safety Policies.
- Participates in quality improvement activities.
- Adheres to hospital wide standards and department specific standards for service excellence, including, but not limited to: identification of and response to customer needs, appropriate communication, protection of patient privacy and confidentiality, etc.
- Assumes responsibility for continuing professional education and development.
- Maintains all required licensure and certifications.
- Keeps up-to-date on best practices for Profession.
- Maintains competence through regular participation in service education programs and other educational opportunities.
- Assists with ensuring the safe operation and compliance with State, Federal and JCAHO requirements, regulations and standards.



Qualifications

Required Skills: Effective interpersonal skills to interact with patients and staff with diverse cultural backgrounds. Ability to communicate information in an understandable manner. Computer knowledge, ability to quickly gain competency in various software application including hospital specific software applications. Ability to prioritize and plan work in order to accomplish all required tasks. Sound judgment and problem solving skills.

Required Experience: Experienced RN with a minimum of one year of insulin and glucometer education

Required Education: Completion of an accredited Nursing program (BSN preferred)

Required Licensure,Certifications, or Registration: Licensed to practice as an RN or NP in the state of Massachusetts required. *Per ADA/AADE reimbursement regulations, the department must have at least one Certified Diabetes Educator on staff to conduct the Diabetes Group Education.

CDE is required.



Applicants with relevant experience will be considered. North Shore Medical Center is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening is required.

Why North Shore Physicians Group?

You’ll practice at the leading edge of patient-focused medicine in one of New England’s most scenic and historic locations. And you’ll make a difference every single day. Make your move to NSPG. We’re one team, with one focus. Join us.


With NSPG you’ll experience:

Excellent quality of life

The North Shore area offers:

  • Communities with varied and rich histories and convenient access to museums, art, restaurants and shops.
  • Natural beauty, handsome architecture and vivid history — only 15 miles north of Boston.
  • 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline with breathtaking beaches and harbors.
  • World-class sailing and close proximity to the mountains and picturesque New England.
  • Easy access to a multitude of universities, colleges, and public and private schools.

Clinical excellence

  • Our practices are certified Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
  • For the fifth year in a row, North Shore Medical Center has been ranked a top regional hospital in Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Our affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital, is one of U.S. News & World Report’s top three Honor Roll hospitals in America.
  • NSPG and NSMC use the Epic EMR that integrates patient care through the Partners HealthCare System, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Career advancement

  • Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.
  • Continue your medical education.
  • Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.
  • Explore leadership opportunities.
  • Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.

A supportive practice environment

  • Collaborative professionals.
  • Patient-centered care model.
  • Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.
  • Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.
  • Excellent salary and benefits.

 

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