Dignity Health RN Bariatric Coordinator in LONG BEACH, California
Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.
The Clinic Coordinator is a skilled and experienced professional Registered Nurse responsible for excellence in the clinical practice of nursing and the management of the clinic patient. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan. Able to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret information needed to identify each patient's requirement relative to his/her age-specific need, and to provide appropriate care as defined by policy/procedures. The Clinic Coordinator's primary focus is the promotion of a comprehensive program which includes are operative and post operative patient evaluation and support protocols to address the intense preparation and lifestyle changes required of bariatric surgery patients.
Minimum two years in acute care hospital
Experience with the morbidly obese population is strongly preferred
Management skills are necessary to work independently
Completion of an accredited nursing program
Current California Registered Nursing license
ACLS within 6-months of employment
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Job ID 2018-69264
Employment Type Full Time
Department Bariatric Program
Hours / Pay Period 80
Facility St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach
Location LONG BEACH
Standard Hours Monday - Friday
Work Schedule 8 Hour