WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Endocrinology

    Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/21/2018 1:14 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1353
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical Staff
    Target Salary
    N/A
  • Overview

    Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine is seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner for Pediatric Endocrinology with the primary responsibility of working independently, following a period of guidance and supervision from pediatric endocrinologist as needed, to provide treatment and care for children with diabetes mellitus, while allowing growth into other pediatric endocrinology disorders such as thyroid disease, bone health, and others.  This is a staff position that will focus exclusively on providing clinical services.  The nurse practitioner will be part of a multidisciplinary health care team including physicians, nurses, certified diabetes educators, dieticians, social workers, multiple subspecialists, as well as medical students and residents. The nurse practitioner will join a full-time pediatric endocrinologist and a full-time pediatric nurse practitioner.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide treatment and care primarily for children with diabetes mellitus, and/or other endocrine disorders
    • Documents patient care and actions per clinic standard
    • Maintains CEUs required by license
    • All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Current RN and NP licensure in the state of Michigan - required
    • Previous experience with diabetes management – preferred
    • Ability to use an Electronic Health Record - required

    About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

     

    As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Ascension Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and also by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered four-year curriculum that prepares them to be exceptional clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers of tomorrow. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in ten residencies and three fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The School of Medicine Clinics are housed in a modern 60,000 square foot clinical building on the Oakland Drive Campus and are accredited by The Joint Commission with recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies with laboratory, office and conference space, access to core scientific equipment and expertise, and a wide range of support services.

     

    Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a short distance from Lake Michigan, and home to two nationally ranked institutions of higher learning, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo and Michigan provide extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture supporting the arts.

     

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

     

    EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

     

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