The Nurse Practitioner (Adult Diabetes) will serve as an integral member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide quality, evidence based diabetes care, to an inpatient and outpatient adult population.
Using the nursing process and employing advanced skills and theory in health assessment, physical examination, interpretation of laboratory and other diagnostic tools, the Nurse Practitioner develops and implements a plan of care for patients with episodic and chronic healthcare needs. The Nurse Practitioner makes judgments relative to diagnosis and management independently, utilizing physician and other team member consultation where appropriate. Professional growth and diversity are encouraged including participation in clinic initiatives and specialty clinics.
The nurse practitioner will provide care in ambulatory and inpatient settings. The work schedule includes regular inpatient care on weekends, in addition to weekdays in the outpatient clinic.
Schedule (5 days) will be:
-Saturday and Sunday inpatient coverage
-3 days Monday-Friday of outpatient clinic work in Joslin Clinic.
Weekdays TBD (most likely Friday, Monday and one additional day TBD)
Provide weekend (Saturday and Sunday) inpatient care services.