BARIATRIC COORDINATOR

Location
Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 01, 2017
Closes
Oct 01, 2017
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Purpose: This clinical professional with advanced skills, is responsible for supervising and coordinating the flow of patient care between the practice(s) and the Methodist Dallas Medical Center bariatric program. In conjunction with the Director of Nutrition Services, the Bariatric Coordinator is accountable for all aspects of the program including; quality of care, promotion of services and overall coordination of care. The Bariatric Coordinator will be responsible to promote excellence in clinical practices, optimal efficiency and productivity of all resources. The Bariatric Coordinator works with the community, medical staff, clinical staff and administration to ensure success of the bariatric program. Supports the mission, vision, values and strategic goals of Methodist Health System.
Education Bachelors degree (B.A., B.S.) in appropriate discipline; BSN is preferred Licenses and/or Certifications (Required and Preferred)
  • Certification in bariatrics preferred
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas

Related Work Experience and Other Skills
  • Must have a minimum of two years' experience serving in Bariatric Surgery
  • Two years of previous bariatric or nursing leadership experience preferred
  • Ability to initiate and execute the workload independently and effectively in a high stress environment.
  • Excellent time management skills. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concretevariables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Demonstrates ability to exercise critical thinking skills, collect and analyze data and prepare and present well thought out ideas and recommendations.
  • Ability to prioritize as efficiently as possible. Ability to achieve results utilizing proactive problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal communication and is responsive to both patient and physician phonecalls. Interacts positively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Must be able to read and write English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operatinginstructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to staff, patients, patient's

Who We Are
One of the best places to work in North Texas just keeps getting better. Methodist Dallas Medical Center is home to the new Charles A. Sammons Tower, dedicated to emergency, trauma, and critical care. Our Level 1 Trauma Center, one of only three in Dallas County, features a rapid CT scanner for trauma and emergency imaging. We offer an advanced primary stroke center and a transplant center for adult liver, kidney, and pancreas transplants. Founded in 1927, Methodist Dallas is Methodist Health System's largest hospital, with 585 private rooms. It is one of the leading teaching and referral hospitals in Texas, and it offers an exciting, demanding, and fulfilling career for professionals, where you can work with complex, high-acuity cases. Other expertise includes:
  • The nation's first hospital certified by The Joint Commission for pancreatic surgery and the first in Texas certified for pancreatic cancer treatment.
  • Hip and knee joint replacement programs, certified by The Joint Commission.
  • American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation NCDR ACTION Registry®-GWTG™ Platinum Performance Achievement Award for excellence in heart attack care.

  • Where You Will SHINE
    Methodist Health System believes its greatest asset is the team members in our organization that values and encourages diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our organization. These are our guiding principles: Mission: To improve and save lives through compassionate quality health care. Vision for the Future To be the trusted provider of integrated quality health care in North Texas. Core Values Methodist Health System core values reflect our historic commitment to Christian concepts of life and learning:
    Servant Heart - compassionately putting others first
    Hospitality - offering a welcoming and caring environment
    Innovation - courageous creativity and commitment to quality
    Noble - unwavering honesty and integrity
    Enthusiasm - celebration of individual and team accomplishment
    Skillful - dedicated to learning and excellence
    Where You Are Valued
    We know that employees who are happy, healthy, and fulfilled take better care of patients. We also know that caring for our employees as individuals makes us a better organization. Our benefits include:
  • Medical plan choices
  • Pharmacy coverage
  • Dental and vision plans
  • AD&D insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off
  • Extended illness benefits
  • Wellness program
  • Weight management, tobacco cessation, and prenatal programs
  • Basic and volunteer life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Retirement plans with matched contributions
  • Leave of absence
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee discounts
  • And more.

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