Registered Nurse Bariatric Coordinator Full Time Days Dade City
Location: Dade City, Florida
Internal Number: 21030529
Registered Nurse Bariatric Coordinator AdventHealth Dade City
Location Address:13100 Fort King Rd, Dade City, FL 33525
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Dade City:
Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI & Resuscitation (American College of Cardiology)
Accredited as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)
Primary Stroke Center Designation (AHCA)
Leapfrog Safety Grade A, Fall 2020
Blue Distinction® Center for Bariatric Surgery (Blue Cross Blue Shield)
UnitedHealthcare Bariatric Center of Excellence (United Healthcare)
Lifestyle activities and community growth
Full Time/ Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Manages accreditation criteria and ensures continuous compliance with Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) standards.
Administrates the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (MBS) Committee and attends all meetings.
Develops, updates, and maintains relevant accreditation patient care pathways and protocols.
Develops, coordinates and provides physician, staff, patient and community education as applicable. Staff education will focus on metabolic and bariatric patient safety, complications, and sensitivity, along with other relevant bariatric patient care topics.
Supports the development of written protocols and education of nursing staff detailing the rapid communication and basic response to critical patient findings that are specifically required to minimize delays in the treatment of serious adverse events.
Monitors outcomes data and collection and provides feedback to surgeons as appropriate.
Assists with identifying yearly quality improvement (QI) initiatives and gathers data as needed. Prepares QI initiative utilizing Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycle or other quality improvement methodology.
Serves as the liaison between the facility and all metabolic and bariatric proceduralists at the center and any general surgeons providing call coverage.
Collaborates with other in-house departments to provide continuity of care.
Prepares for and attends MBSAQIP accreditation/re-accreditation Site Visit.
Assists in maintaining documentation of the call schedule providing by all covering surgeons, as well as providing access to the call schedule to all departments of the facility that provide care for metabolic and bariatric patients.
What You Will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Broad knowledge base in Bariatrics as related to care of the patient and program coordination
Strong relationship building
Planning and organizational skills
Attention to detail and record keeping accuracy
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
MS Office including Excel workbook, PowerPoint, and Word
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Two-years minimum experience as an RN
Bariatric Nurse Certification (CBN) or achieved within two years of employment
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Bachelor’s degree in nursing
Master’s degree in nursing
Experience with program development
Experience in care of patients with morbid obesity
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Florida or Licensure from another state with verification of application and eligibility for Florida licensure by endorsement
The Bariatric Coordinator ensures that all necessary resources are in place to facilitate effective patient support and treatments toward providing quality patient care to patients with morbid obesity. The Bariatric Coordinator interacts daily with patients, physicians and nursing staff and works closely with the surgeons and their office staff to ensure an uneventful and successful progression for the patient through the surgery process. The Bariatric Coordinator is responsible for all hospital program management, including staff and community education if applicable, patient rounds, outcomes monitoring, preparation of statistical reports, and maintenance of all required documentation, and compliance with national standards, certifications, and accreditations.
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