Registered Nurse Bariatric Surgery Coordinator at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Ocala

Job Description


"Registered Nurse Bariatric Surgery Coordinator" AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World

  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota

  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years

  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited

  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Day Shift

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Coordinates care of patients in the program to ensure quality clinical outcomes achieving shorter length of stay, low morbidity and mortality rates as well as patient satisfaction and post-dc calls as applicable.

  • Coordinates and provides physician, staff, patient and community education as applicable; evaluates the effectiveness of these programs when possible.

  • Consistently uses current evidence-based guidelines, standing orders, and protocols to facilitate positive patient outcomes.

  • Collaborates with other in-house departments and community resources to provide continuity of care, as indicated.

  • Develops, monitors, analyzes and reports program performance improvement indicators and initiates process improvement as needed.  Maintains ongoing QI plan.

  • Acts as an internal and external consultant on program and patient population related initiatives.

  • Coordinates the entire program to promote and improve the quality of care for the designated specialty population.

  • Communicates new evidence-based guidelines and regulatory standards to the program committee and assists in updating current policies, protocols, and order sets.

  • In conjunction with patient care, is involved in planning and content of patient/family education materials.

  • Effectively utilizes internal and external benchmarking for data collection and data analysis.  Provides analytical interpretation of data and analysis of variances in a timely manner to appropriate customers.


What You Will Need:


  • Strong analytical and organizational skills to prepare and maintain various documents/reports.
  • Advanced level of clinical practice skills for area of specialty.
  • Teaching skills that reflect a knowledge of adult learning principles.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of required clinical and program software and data collection.
  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience in area of specialty

  • Current Florida RN License
  • National nursing certification in specialty area required within two years of employment
  • AHA BLS- certified



Job Summary:

The Bariatric Coordinator ensures that all necessary resources are in place to facilitate effective client support and treatments toward providing quality patient care. This means they interact daily with patients, physicians and nursing staff.  The Bariatric Coordinator is responsible for all program management, including staff and community education if applicable, patient rounds, outcomes monitoring, preparation of statistical reports, data abstraction and maintenance of all required documentation; and compliance with national standards, certifications, and accreditations.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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