RN Bariatric Program Coordinator

Job ID
2020-108122
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Bariatric Program
Hours / Pay Period
64
Facility
St Johns Regional Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday-Friday
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-OXNARD

Overview

Welcome to St. John’s Regional Medical Center.

At Dignity Health, we believe in the healing power of kindness. Since 1912, we have been giving something forward to the people of Oxnard, California. St. John's Regional Medical Center is a 266-bed facility employing more than 1,200 caring professionals and a medical staff of more than 600 active physicians. We offer a 23-bed acute rehabilitation center, and provide a wide array of programs and services that include oncology, cardiovascular, maternity care, orthopedic, weight loss surgery, spinal disease treatment, community outreach and more.

 

Our passion for inspiring a stronger, healthier world compels us to lead with our hearts as we serve the community of Oxnard. One of the most beautiful areas in the country, Oxnard is nestled between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, and offers residents spectacular beaches, clean air and open spaces, as well as easy access to California wine country. We invite you to join us in delivering humankindness, one person at time.

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Responsibilities

In keeping with the philosophy of Dignity Health, the incumbent in this position is responsible for the coordination of all bariatrics services provided in association with weight loss surgery performed at St. John's Regional Medical Center. The Bariatric Program Coordinator reports to the Senior Director of Nursing.

 

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Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Current California Registered Nurse License
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing
  • Two (2) to five (5) years surgery experience and/or medical surgical floor nurse experience providing post-surgical care to patients.

SPECIAL SKILLS

  • Has experience in coordinating patient programs or services within an Acute Care facility.

  • Has experience with surgical scheduling, insurance authorizations, and pre-surgery tests.

  • Experience ensuring patients have received appropriate psychological and other counseling.

  • Experience with facilitating support groups; holds frequent patient education events throughout Ventura County.

  • Has experience with expanding ancillary services in regards to bariatrics patients such as exercise programs, nutritional seminars, community social events as well as yearly bariatrics outings.

  • Has experience with staging continual in- services for nursing, transporters, etc.

  • Has experience with pre-admit. Has experience with budget preparation and oversight.

  • Experience with data tracking and Management and Quality Improvement activities.

  • Ability to positively interact with all levels of employees and management. Strong problem solving, time management, and financial management skills.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Previous experience working with weight loss surgery patients preferred.
  • Wound Care Certification preferred

 

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