Nurse Practitioner
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center - Chula Vista, CA

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Type
Full Time

Shift
Varied

Location:
This position is located in Chula Vista

Hours:
Variable 8-hour shift, working every other weekend

Qualifications

MS in Nursing for Nurse Practitioner required

Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure required

Certified Adult or Family NP required

Certified diabetes educator (CDE) or ADM preferred

DEA License required or within 6-12 months of hire

Experience caring for diabetes patient population in the inpatient or outpatient setting strongly preferred

Department willing to train the right candidate

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Summary:
Assists inpatient physicians and endocrinologist in managing the care of the Diabetes patients at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. Collaborates with medical team of intensives, hospitalists, endocrinologists and other health team members to ensure maintenance of Diabetes patient care standards and continuity of care. Performs inpatient extended role procedures as defined by Standardized Procedures to facilitate the timely and appropriate care process of the Diabetes population. Must provide patient assessment and documentation. Excellent communication and time management skills. Collaboratively sets parameters and guidelines for continuum of care with the multidisciplinary team. Recommends and coordinates follow-up, consults, and referrals. Educates patients and families regarding expected course for inpatient stay. Participates in continuing education programs, current literature reviews to maintain and upgrade skills and knowledge. Participates in quality improvement programs and utilization management.

Join our department and work with other dedicated Nurse Practitioners who are focused on diabetes; we offer a highly professional environment--active in research and performance improvement.

As the leading provider of health care services in the South Bay, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343 bed facility that delivers high-quality care designed to meet the needs of the community. Home to the region’s most comprehensive heart program, it also has the area’s only radiation oncology center and certified community hospital cancer program. The hospital has San Diego County’s only comprehensive Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Center, which serves patients who wish to avoid blood transfusions for personal or religious reasons.

Sharp Chula Vista recently more than doubled the size of its Emergency Department and opened the new Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center, a unique healing environment with the most advanced medical technology available for cancer treatment.

Essential Physical Requirements may include:
Walking long distances in a day, sitting long hours in a day.

Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V).

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

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