Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613
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Full time Days
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in managing the accreditation process and ensuring continuous compliance with MBSAQIP requirements, maintaining relevant policies and procedures, patient education, outcomes data, quality improvement efforts, and education of relevant staff in the various aspects of the bariatric surgery patient with a focus on patient safety.
Supports the development of written protocols and education of staff detailing the rapid communication and basic response to critical vital signs that is specifically required to minimize delays in the diagnosis and treatment of serious adverse events.
Serves as the liaison between the hospital and all surgeons performing bariatric surgery.
Focus on patient wellness and disease prevention.
Provide health education services and/or counsel patients on how to make healthy lifestyle choices.
Serves as the clinical reviewer and owns the data entry in compliance with MBSAQIP standards
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Risk Management: understand method and reasoning for reporting incidents, completion of hospital incident report form, assists department manager or others in recognizing and reducing risk within the department and other areas of the hospital.
Service Management: Demonstrates courteous service, and ability to meet special needs or requests, performs duties and a timely manner and provides updates if a delay occurs, communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal and external patients, in person or by telephone. Respects patient’s privacy, confidentiality and dignity.
Understands and Complies with the Environment of Care/Infection Control Responsibilities.
Is Knowledgeable and Complies with the States Institutional Activities and Expectations.
Age Specific Standards.
Assists bariatric team with coordination of clinical activities and orders.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of a school of nursing
Minimum one year experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Current license to work as RN in the State of Florida
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
Valid AHA Advanced life support certification (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements.
Metabolic and bariatric surgery centers must have a designated Bariatric Coordinator. It is required that a licensed health care professional perform these duties. The Bariatric Coordinator functions as a member of the medical care management team for physician practice patients. This position serves as a liaison between the Bariatric Practice, Hospital and the and MBSAQIP.
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