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Endocrinology & Diabetes Nurse Practitioner

at MaineHealth in Scarborough, Maine, United States

Job Description

Summary


Position Summary

Responsible for providing primary care services, including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating and educating patients. Works closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program. BSN required. MSN preferred.

License/Certifications: Current nursing license issued by the State of Maine or eligible for licensure. Current BLS certification.

Experience: Minimum three years of professional nursing experience. Two years of Nurse Practitioner experience preferred but not required.

Knowledge of advanced practice of nursing, professional nursing theory, practices and regulations related to evaluating and providing patient care, and professional ethics related to the delivery of nursing care.

Knowledge of patient assessment techniques including taking medical histories, performing physicals, evaluating health status, including state of wellness and compliance with care recommendations.

Skill in case management, time management, problem solving, crisis intervention, multitasking and other organizational matters.

Ability to make responsible decisions within scope of NP Practice.

Ability to educate patients, families, and staff in user-friendly manner.

Strong computer skills with skill in using computerized health information management system.

Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to establish/maintain effective working relationships with patients, clinical staff and the public.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Additional Information

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations across Maine and New Hampshire, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the communities that surround it.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow - programs such as paid parental leave, a flexible work policy, student loan assistance, training and education, along with well-being resources for you and your family.
MaineHealth remains focused on investing in our care team and developing an inclusive environment where you can thrive and feel supported to realize your full potential. If you're looking to build a career in a place where people help one another deliver best-in-class care, apply today.
Additional Information
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. MaineHealth offers a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive and competitive benefits, along with programs and resources to meet the diverse needs of our workforce.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1081673

Posted On: May 19, 2024

Updated On: May 19, 2024

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