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TeleHealth Diabetes Nurse Manager

Virta Health

Virta Health

Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

Virta is an online specialty medical clinic that reverses type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, and obesity safely and sustainably without the risks, costs, or side effects of medications or surgery. Our innovations in the application of nutritional biochemistry, data science, and digital tools--combined with our clinical expertise--are shifting the diabetes treatment paradigm from management to reversal.

Virta has developed a novel, team-based care model that delivers the Virta treatment exclusively through a telemedicine platform, with no brick-and-mortar clinics. Our clinical trial, which has already produced six peer-reviewed publications, shows that the Virta treatment has lowered hemoglobin A1c values under the diabetes threshold while discontinuing diabetes medications.

The American Diabetes Association has endorsed the core component of the Virta treatment, personalized carbohydrate restriction, as a first-line nutritional therapy for people with type 2 diabetes.

We’ve been reversing diabetes for the last seven years, we see patients in all 50 states, and we are expanding our reach to patients with pre-diabetes and obesity. Our mission: Reverse type 2 diabetes in 100 million people.

To achieve that mission, Virta is looking for an experienced leader to help build and manage this new Team of RN CDE's as a player-coach.

Calling out two key requirements of the role:

  1. You must hold an active RN license in a Nursing Compact state.

  2. In your application you must demonstrate that as a manager, you have helped your direct reports improve their skills and develop their careers, hired for quality and counseled people out, and built team cohesion and rapport.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and manage a team of 10-15 outstanding part-time nurses, including managing QA/QI, supervision, scheduling, and working with our administrative team to manage licensure of team members.

  • Be a player coach: spend approximately half your time seeing patients and half your time managing the team.

  • Conduct 20-minute clinical intake visits with prospective patients via video and/or phone. Intakes include verifying and documenting a clinical history, verifying medications, answering basic questions about Virta treatment, and identifying and flagging concerning history or labs for provider review.

  • Educate patients about Virta and Virta’s treatment and helping them prepare for their nutritional and behavioral journey with Virta, setting them up for clinical success.

  • Management activities will include, but are not limited to:

    • Daily Schedule hygiene for assigned nursing team to enhance applicant throughput.

    • Monitoring and assigning provider support requests and initiatives.

    • Providing updates to clinical intake workflow

    • Delivery of just in time feedback as needed

    • Weekly POD meeting with team

    • Working with Head of Nursing and Clinical leads on developing

and implementing quality initiatives.

  • Commitment to providing care of the highest quality that delivers an exceptional experience for the patient

Requirements

  • Minimum of two years experience working with diabetes patients in a clinical setting

  • Interest and knowledge of diabetes care, diabetes prevention, and low carbohydrate nutrition.

  • 5-7 years experience managing nurses ideally in an ambulatory, virtual practice, or in a clinical diabetes setting.

  • Active RN license with at least one year of clinical experience working with patients with type 2 diabetes. CDE licensure preferred but not required

  • Active RN license in, and resident of, a Nursing Licensure Compact state

  • Associate or Bachelor's RN Nursing degree from an accredited school or university

  • Eligible for licensure in every U.S. state.

  • Interest and aptitude for working with a growth stage, tech-enabled healthcare organization

  • Occasional (2-3x/yr) travel to team and company events.

  • An outstanding bedside manner: patients trust you and feel supported and empowered by your presence on the phone/video and your communication.

  • Team player: You work well with others, put your team first, and contribute toward the betterment of the Virta clinical team.

On Our Values-Driven Culture:

Virta’s company values drive our culture, so you’ll excel if:

  • You put people first and take care of yourself, your peers, and our patients equally.

  • You take initiative and complete tasks conscientiously while empowering others to do the same.

  • You value positive impact over busy work.

  • You can check your ego and recognize that everyone has something to bring to the table.

  • You take risks and iterate rapidly.

  • You promote transparency, trust, and empowerment through open access of information.

  • You prioritize data and science over seniority and dogma.

As part of your duties at Virta, you may come in contact with sensitive patient information that is governed by HIPAA. Throughout your career at Virta, you will be expected to follow Virta's security and privacy procedures to ensure our patients' information remains strictly confidential. Security and privacy training will be provided.

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Virta has a location based compensation structure. Starting pay will be based on a number of factors and commensurate with qualifications & experience. For this role, the compensation range is $92,942 - $106,830. Information about Virta’s benefits is on our Careers page at: https://www.virtahealth.com/careers.