Joslin Diabetes Center

  • Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics or Family

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 2 months 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.



    • MSN with ability to assume responsibility for delivery of care in the clinical setting and overseeing pediatric multidisciplinary care delivery
    • Possess a minimum of two years’ experience working as a nurse practitioner
    • Experience in diabetes care, pediatric diabetes care or endocrine nursing preferred, including training as a family nurse practitioner
    • Experience in ambulatory care setting preferred
    • Experience in clinical research preferred
    • Current license, or eligibility, to practice as a nurse practitioner in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by the Board of Registration in Nursing; Pediatrics or Family Practitioner Certification
    • BLS certification
    • Certified as Diabetes Educator by the American Association of Diabetes Educators or Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (or in progress) or plans to obtain certification
    • Valid DEA and MCS numbers, or eligibility, for prescription writing practicesDemonstrated advanced interpersonal skills
    • Establishes & maintains effective 2-way communication with staff
    • Has obtained or is eligible to obtain provider numbers from insurance carriers that currently contract nurse practitioners (Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield etc.)



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