Employment Opportunity: New Diabetes Relief Center In The Bronx Seeks Nurse Practitioner

In less than a month, the northeast’s first of its kind Diabetes Relief Center will open its doors in the South Bronx at 2825 Third Avenue in the heart of The Hub directly adjacent to the 2 and 5 train at 3rd Avenue and 149th Street and major bus lines with convenient access to most points in The Bronx and just 5 minutes from Manhattan.

Qualified candidates should email cover letter and resume to: Jordis Smith at jordis.smith@diabetesreliefcenters.com

Full-time employment opportunity is available for a Nurse Practitioner and the job description is as follows:


JOB TITLE      Nurse Practitioner                   JOB CODE                        834                   
COMPANY       Diabetes Relief Center South Bronx                    FLSA STATUS                 Exempt                               
LOCATION         Bronx, NY                      EEOC JOB GROUP        Professional          
REPORTS TO     Finance Administrator                    REVIEW DATE                10/23/2017                  


The Nurse Practitioner shall perform clinical diabetes (diagnostic/therapeutic) functions and procedures as appropriate to the scope of preparation and specialty certification for which competency has been validated and maintained and as reflected in the CRNP protocol approved by Alabama Board of Nursing.  Responsible for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients in collaboration with the instruction of the patient’s physician and the Company’s Medical Director.


KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: (Essential Functions are noted in italics)

  1. Performs APT therapy utilizing the Artificial Pancreas System, for Trina Health of Foley patients according to therapy guidelines, physician prescription under the oversight of the Company’s Medical Director.
  2. Educates patients and/or patient’s families about the APT.  Answers questions and concerns and/or directs inquiries to appropriate source; following up as indicated by appropriateness.
  3. Maintains legible, accurate, and confidential medical records using prescribed method of retention.
  4. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations.
  5. Facilitates evaluation of records by physician(s) according to protocols; receives and implement constructive directives.
  6. Promotes preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, self-care skills, and use of prescribed medical treatments and medications through education and counseling.
  7. Assists with selection of clinic staff.  Responsible for the oversight and development of clinic medical staff.
  8. Assists with clinic administration and operations as needed to ensure a positive patient experience.
  9. Ensures equipment is maintained in operating condition by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  10. Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with Safety, OSHA and other legal regulations.
  11. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.  Practices HIPAA guidelines at all times.
  12. Continually works to grow the clinic business by following up on leads, generating new networks and leads and ensuring a positive experience for the clinic’s patients and their families.
  13. Maintains required licensure in good standing appropriate to position
  14. Maintains regular attendance to ensure efficient operations
  15. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Current and clear certification as a nurse practitioner in the appropriate area of practice from a national certifying body recognized by the Alabama Board of Nursing.
  • 1+ year clinical nursing experience. Current Alabama CRNP license. Current CPR certification.
  • Prior experience in family practice or internal medicine practice is desirable
  • Working knowledge of various Electronic Medical Records systems
  • Flexible, self-motivated individual who is dedicated to quality patient care and customer satisfaction
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
  • Works effectively as a team environment
  • Projects a positive image and has a “Patients First” attitude
  • Possess basic knowledge of PC applications, software, and database management.


  1. Ability to sit, stand or walk for long periods of time. Full range of motion capability; arms and trunk.  Ability to stoop, kneel, bend, twist, reach and climb.
  2. Gross and fine motor coordination to allow the manipulation of equipment utilized in the performance of activities.
  3. Ability to lift/carry medium weight (up to 40 lbs.), light pushing/pulling (up to 60 lbs.).
  4. Ability to manipulate patients and equipment to facilitate positioning and treatment (with assistance) up to 150 lbs.
  5. Ability to hear within normal ranges, vision (corrected if necessary) to allow reading and the discernment of color, and normal sense of touch.
  6. Ability to withstand temperature fluctuations normally found within an office environment, and varying weather conditions which may exist while performing outdoor duties such as supporting activities and events.

Qualified candidates should email cover letter and resume to: Jordis Smith at jordis.smith@diabetesreliefcenters.com

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Ed García Conde

Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.