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Nurse Practitioner - NP

Job ID: 93611 Date posted: February 05, 2019

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Diabetes Resource Program
  • Advanced Practice Nursing Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time

Overview

At Sharp, being a nurse means transforming the health care experience for your patients, for your colleagues and for yourself. In a collaborative environment with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced clinical practices, we encourage you to follow your passions wherever they take you.

As a recognized leader in nursing excellence with Magnet® recognitions for high-quality, patient-centered care, we invite you to join us in providing health care the way it should be. We offer a wide variety of nursing positions — from RNs and clinical nurse leads to case managers and clinical nurse specialists.

  • Full-Time
  • Day Job
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Diabetes Resource Program

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Perks

  • Medical, vision and dental

  • Generous time off

  • Flexible schedule

  • Professional growth

  • Wellness Programs

  • Education reimbursement

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Responsibilities

Summary
The Diabetes Nurse Practitioner will assist inpatient physicians and endocrinologist in managing the care of the Diabetes patients at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center.  The NP will collaborate with the medical team of intensivists, hospitalists, endocrinologists and other health team members to ensure maintenance of Diabetes patient care standards and continuity of care.  Responsibilities include performing inpatient extended role procedures as defined by Standardized Procedures to facilitate the timely and appropriate care process of the Diabetes population, collaboratively setting parameters and guidelines for continuum of care with the multidisciplinary team, and recommending and coordinating follow-up, consults, and referrals.  Other roles include educating patients and families regarding expected course for inpatient stay, participating in continuing education programs and conducting current literature reviews to maintain and upgrade skills and knowledge.  The NP will also participate in quality improvement programs and utilization management.
The Diabetes Resource Program assists the inpatient physicians and endocrinologist in managing the care of the Diabetes patients at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center.  The Diabetes Resource Program staff includes Nurse Practitioners and Clinical Case Managers.  Join our department and work with other Nurse Practitioners in a highly professional environment focused on diabetes.  Our Nurse Practitioners are active in research and performance improvement.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and as well as offering exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years. Now we are on a journey to go beyond, building a next-generation hospital in our binational region. The new hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista will combine clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve. Scheduled to open in 2019, the new Hospital Tower at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center will be the first new Sharp hospital in San Diego’s South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower will include seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital.

As part of Planetree designation, the new hospital will include:

  • All-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
  • 6 operating rooms (including 1 hybrid OR)
  • Redesigned main entrance and lobby
  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean views
  • Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen

On the main floors, patients will receive quality care in large, private rooms; a new-intensive care unit will feature high-tech suites for lifesaving care. In our spacious, new operating rooms, surgeons will perform cutting-edge procedures for cardiology, radiology and more. A versatile hybrid operating room will be able to shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery.Located at the top of the hospital will be an indoor/outdoor café will feature panoramic views, from the ocean to the mountains.

Location
This position is located in Chula Vista, CA (San Diego County)
 
Hours
8-hour day shift, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; weekends as needed
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Masters Degree in Nursing
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse license
  • Current unencumbered California Nurse Practitioner (NP) certification
  • Adult Nurse Practitioner – Board Certified (ANP-BC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare providers
  • Experience as a Diabetes Nurse Practitioner
  • 5 years experience as a Diabetes Nurse Educator
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • DEA Controlled Substance Registration
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

 

 Essential Physical Requirements of the position may be discussed during interview.

      

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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