Nurse Practitioner I (Diabetes) -3063

Parkland Health and Hospital System (
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

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Parkland Health & Hospital System is seeking a qualified, enthusiastic and engaging advanced practice provider to join a unique multidisciplinary group that assists with the management, education and support of patients with complex diabetes seen in both the inpatient and outpatient settings of the Parkland Health & Hospital System. The provider will be responsible for the evaluation and management of individuals with diabetes referred to the Global Diabetes Program, and will work in collaboration with endocrine faculty on both the inpatient consult service and the diabetes outpatient specialty clinics. We are looking for a professional with a solid understanding of insulin therapy and basal/bolus insulin replacement, who has the ability to engage patients in endorsing self-management and healthy lifestyle activities, and who will establish themselves as an effective diabetes specialist.


The Advanced Practice Provider will join 4-5 other providers on a team comprised of diabetes educators, a clinical pharmacist, a social worker and a nurse navigator. The team seamlessly transitions between the inpatient and outpatient health settings, including the primary care medical home network within the health system, to ensure a patient-centered focus to diabetes care. Care delivery occurs through inpatient consultations, outpatient clinic visits, virtual visits, shared medical appointments, pediatric transition clinic, as well as individual and group diabetes education, depending on the need of the patient and the specific circumstance of care. The Advanced Practice Providers are expected to lead the efforts of the Global Diabetes Program with regards to improving diabetes control and addressing prevention of related complications and co-morbidities.


The Global Diabetes Program represents an unparalleled investment in changing the face of diabetes in Dallas County through its mission is to educate, support and encourage a healthy lifestyle free of disease complications for people with diabetes.


Responsible for quality management of healthcare issues for patients in designated primary or specialty area, including patient diagnoses, treatment, education and referrals to ensure optimal patient medical management consistent with the Parkland mission of patient centered/patient valued care.

-Must have completed a post-graduate or graduate level Nurse Practitioner educational program accredited by a national nursing education accrediting body that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Board of Nursing.
-Must have a Master's degree in Nursing.


Equivalent Experience:
-If hired at Parkland before March 1, 2014, may have an equivalent combination of education and experience.

-Must have current, valid RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
-Must have a current license from the Texas Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with authorization to practice as a Family, Adult, Gerontology, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.
-Must have active certification as Nurse Practitioner by one of the following:
-Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) - OR -
-Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) by ANCC or AANPCP - OR -
-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (GNP) by ANCC or AANPCP - OR -
-Adult-Gerontology-Primary Care Nurse Practitioner by ANCC or AANPCP ¿ OR
-Adult-Gerontology-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by ANCC or American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corporation (AACNC) - OR -
-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) by ANCC or AACNCC

- Must have current CPR-Healthcare Provider (CPR-HP) certification from one of the following:
o American Heart Association
o American Red Cross Rescuer
o Military Training Network.

-Must meet and maintain licensing and registration requirements as delineated by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Medical Staff Rules and Regulations, and Credentialing Policies/Procedures, if any.

Skills or Special Abilities:
-Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.
-Must be able to function independently and as a member of the PHHS healthcare team.
-Must have effective written and verbal communication skills in working with a diverse population of patients and families, nurses, physicians and community agencies.
-Must have knowledge and skill in educating patients and families.
-Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Chronic Disease Management

To apply for this job, contact:
Mitch Tonak

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