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RN Bariatric Program Coordinator - Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Company: CHI St. Luke's Health - Patients Medical Center
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

RN Bariatric Program CoordinatorOverview

Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services-wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women's services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.

Develops, Leads, and Maintains the quality of care continuum and outcomes for bariatric surgery patients. Works to facilitate overall Bariatric Surgery programmatic growth.

Responsibilities

1. Develop, evaluate and maintain a bariatric surgery program that meets and exceeds the recommendations of the regulatory standards.

2. Assume responsibility for the ongoing program management, across the continuum from the EMS and hospital entry through discharge.

3. Serve as a clinical expert and resource assisting with care for the complex and/or highly specialized patient care situations, to patient care services personnel and other health care professionals within the hospital, throughout the continuum and in the community.

4. Participate in identifying needs, planning and implementing educational programs within specialty areas for patients, families and/or community groups. Provide communication and resources to patient, family, staff, community and physicians. Contribute to newsletter, monitor web forum, post announcements, reply to questions and comments.

5. Facilitate and monitor quality data from the bariatric surgery registry and other databases ensuring compliance with requirements to include database entry and data submission.

6.Collect, compile and maintain database for follow-up and research purposes. Identify and streamline process improvement opportunities for data collection

7.Identify opportunities for clinical quality improvement

8.Facilitate and lead the center meetings

9.Participate in ACS audits and re-accreditation site visits.

10. Collaborate with marketing on all bariatric program market initiatives, seminar development and develop/manage bariatric website.

Qualifications

Education and Licensure:

* Bachelor's Degree
* Registered Nurse (RN)

Minimum Experience:

* Three (3) years of nursing experience in surgical patient care setting

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Organizational skills, customer service, health and wellness, medical terminology, basic anatomy, physiology, and disease process. Hospital departmental knowledge to coordinate relevant groups.

Microsoft Office efficiency

Keywords: CHI St. Luke's Health - Patients Medical Center, Pasadena , RN Bariatric Program Coordinator - Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Healthcare , Pasadena, Texas

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