Joslin Diabetes Center

  • Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics or Family

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/6/2018 3:02 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner is involved in direct patient care and pediatric research and assists with day-to-day coordination of pediatric clinical and research programs.


    • Collaborating with clinical team and research team in the implementation and evaluation of programs and processes to provide necessary patient care, the effective use of resources, and a high level of service and quality that are measurable.
    • Participates in the development and implementation of care and performance standards to ensure that identified patient care needs and regulatory requirements are met and/or exceeded.
    • Provides care that is age specific and focuses on the management of diabetes and endocrine disorders, risk identification & reduction, and education.
    • Participates and helps in the coordination of pediatric clinical, educational, and research activities.
    • Participates in pediatric clinical research activities, maintaining accreditation in human subject research, FCOI, GCP and HIPAA requirements
    • Complies with nursing service standards of practice and policies of Pediatrics and Clinical Research and complies with State and Federal Regulations.  
    • Attends regularly scheduled clinical and research staff meetings.
    • Assists  in the orientation and training of new employees
    • Maintains professional development to ensure proper job performance, quality care, and service.
      • Completes required annual educational requirements.
      • Maintains professional certification in specialty area and stays current in best practices and current literature.
      • Identifies own learning needs and takes steps to address opportunities for improvement.
      • Maintains membership in professional organizations relevant to role including but not limited to ADA, AADE, local DEEM chapter, MONE



    • Actively participates in Clinic/Center safety programs and initiatives including annual safety and review of emergency procedures
    • Adheres to state (DPH), federal (OSHA), Clinic, and Center safety guidelines.
    • Demonstrates behaviors that promote patient, visitor, and employee safety
    • Maintains a safe work environment within the unit/area.



    • Bachelor's Degree for a Registered Nurse, Master's Degree for a Nurse Practitioner
    • Minimum of one year's experience as a Pediatric Nurse with experience in chronic disease encouraged. 
    • Possess a minimum of two years experience working as a Nurse Practitioner
    • M.S.N. with ability to assume responsibility for delivery of care in the clinical setting
    • Experience in advance practice role as nurse practitioner
    • Experience in case management and clinical research preferred
    • Experience in ambulatory care setting preferred
    • Current License to practice as an advanced practice nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by the Board of Registration in Nursing. Certified Diabetes Educator or completion of CDE within 2 years.

    • Current certification to practice as an advanced practice nurse from an accredited/recognized certifying body

    • Valid DEA and MCS numbers for prescription writing practices

    • Has obtained or is in the process of obtaining provider numbers from all insurance carriers that currently contract nurse practitioners (Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, etc.



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