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.
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
Methodist Health System is comprised of four thriving hospitals serving the southern perimeter of the Dallas and Fort Worth Metroplex. Methodist Dallas Medical Center is one of Dallas' finest and largest not-for-profit hospitals. This 515-bed major teaching and referral facility is the flagship hospital for Methodist Health System. Located just 10 minutes away, Methodist Charlton Medical Center is... a modern 269-bed facility located in the suburbs of Southwest Dallas County. Opened in December of 2006, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center is a state-of-the-art 168 bed, full-service hospital located in Mansfield, TX south of Arlington and Fort Worth in Tarrant County. Methodist Richardson Medical Center, a 205-bed acute care hospital, serves residents of Richardson, Plano, North Dallas and the surrounding communities. Additionally, Methodist Family Health Centers have been established to better meet healthcare needs in the outlying communities.