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Bariatric Program Coordinator - Clinical Outcomes

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 4468
Date Posted: Sep 9, 2021

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Job Description

Description

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Clinical Outcomes

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: STD HRS - Standard-Exe or Office w flex

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes

What You'll Do

Summary:
The Bariatric Program Coordinator works under the direction of the Manager, Clinical Outcomes. The Coordinator is responsible for the oversight and direction of the Bariatric program, including the BOLD (Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database) database for NHRMC. Demonstrates leadership skills with knowledge and application of Bariatric rules, regulations, program development, quality improvement, and educational programming. Must have the ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives and to be self-directed. Must have sound organizational skills, problem-solving ability, and communication skills.
The Bariatric Program Coordinator will coordinate all aspects of the Bariatric Program assuring program meets all requirements. The Coordinator duties include patient education, patient support group meetings and staff education. Regularly performs the job duties of a registered nurse to include all aspects of the nursing process. Is accountable for assuring quality outcomes and appropriate resource consumption. The coordinator has the authority to enforce the Standards of Behavior and works to ensure the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization are upheld on a daily basis. The coordinator will complete primary job duties based on the needs of the Department including weekend and holiday coverage.


Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for day to day operations of the Bariatric program including, but not limited to effective operation, ongoing assessment and improvement of the Bariatric surgery product line.
2. Participates in the strategic planning process including identification and implementation of opportunities for growth within the Bariatric surgery product line.
3. Responsible for the overall structure of the Bariatric surgery program including achieving and maintaining accreditation as a Center of Excellence from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and other credentialing bodies as deemed appropriate.
4. Enters all patient data (preop, operative, postoperative and adverse events into the BOLD American College of Surgeons Database. Uses BOLD data to measure outcomes program, assures BOLD consent is in permanent record
5. Prepares capital budget for Bariatric service re: equipment.
6. Reviews cost of care and report to Bariatric director/Bariatric committee.
7. Oversees selection of personnel including orientation and continuing education of staff.
8. Leads and/or attends support groups for all Bariatric surgeons. Plans agenda for support groups, procures speakers and assures attendance is recorded.
9. Develops and implements, with input from interdisciplinary sources, policies and procedures to guide and support the program.
10. Identifies, develops and implements educational programs to meet the needs of hospital and center staff.
11. Identifies, develops and implements educational programs to meet the needs of Bariatric surgery patients.
12. Represent Bariatric service line at NHRMC sponsored health fairs.
13. Initiates physician outreach activities to promote the Bariatric surgery product line.

Position Requirements

Credentials:
Essential:
* Registered Nurse

Education:
Essential:
* Associate Degree

Other information:
1. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required: either through an AD, Diploma or BSN program.
2. Licensure/Certifications: Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of North Carolina. BCLS required and certification in departmental specialty preferred.
3. Experience: 2 – 4 yrs in OR with 1 yr. Specializing in Bariatric Surgery.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

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