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RN Clinical Coordinator, Bariatric - Fresno/Clovis, CA

Company: Community Medical Centers Refresh
Location: Madera
Posted on: October 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:

The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for Bariatric program support under the direction of the Director to achieve and maintain MBSAQIP accreditation for the Bariatric Program. Position will support the coordination of patient care provided by bariatric staff. The Clinical Coordinator will work closely with the Unit Manager and Director, providing clinical oversight for program implementation and management. Serves as a liaison between the program and clinical departments, focusing on the quality of care provided by staff, ensuring the accuracy of data abstraction.

Community Regional Medical Center provides central California with the highest level of care available in the region. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California! Our 685 beds is home to the only comprehensive Burn and Level I Trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. With a full-service 58,000 square-foot Emergency Department, we are one of the largest and busiest in California. We have an 84-bed Level III NICU and plan to significantly expand our pediatric specialty services. The hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We're affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor's to date plus we continue to invest in research and training grants.
Responsibilities:

Accountabilities

1. Coordinates the activities of unit personnel. Reviews patient care with the Unit Manager and Medical Director. Oversees processes to ensure confidentiality and security of patient information.
2. Assists in the development of pathways and similar techniques to meet the health care needs of patients with common recurring bariatric problems. Updates staff on policy and procedure changes.
3. Facilitates the education and professional growth of the bariatric staff to provide clinical education, coaching and mentoring in developing nursing and related skills. Maintains readily available reference/resource materials.
4. Applies advanced knowledge in the clinical area setting as a role model and resource. This includes maintaining up-to-date knowledge of clinical and technological advances in the area of specialty and sharing that knowledge with others as appropriate. Maintains knowledge of current trends that have an impact on bariatric nursing practice through involvement in local, regional, national and international professional organizations.
Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or equivalent required
  • Master's Degree in Nursing preferred


Experience
  • 2 years of staff nursing experience providing a full spectrum of care in a variety of situations required
  • 2 years of relevant nursing experience in an bariatric setting required
  • Experience in medical surgical hospital unit and/or nurse coordinator or similar position preferred


Licenses and Certifications
  • RN - Current State of California Registered Nurse license required
  • BLS - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers by American Heart Association (AHA) required
  • CBN - Certified Bariatric Nurse preferred

Please note: Per the CDPH order, all healthcare workers are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved exemption and test regularly.

Keywords: Community Medical Centers Refresh, Madera , RN Clinical Coordinator, Bariatric - Fresno/Clovis, CA, Other , Madera, California

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