All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Student Loan Repayment Program
Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
Team Based Nursing Model
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Location: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471
The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Ocala
Horse Capital of the World – Home to the World Equestrian Center
Affordable cost of living
Destination for outdoor enthusiast (golf, kayaking, horseback riding, nature trails)
Vibrant downtown area with award winning establishments
Family friendly with many parks and recreations
Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
AdventHealth Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
Spectacular springs throughout the county
The role you’ll contribute:
The Bariatric Coordinator ensures that all necessary resources are in place to facilitate effective patient support and treatments toward providing quality patient care to patients with morbid obesity. The Bariatric Coordinator interacts daily with patients, physicians and nursing staff and works closely with the surgeons and their office staff to ensure an uneventful and successful progression for the patient through the surgery process. The Bariatric Coordinator is responsible for all hospital program management, including staff and community education if applicable, patient rounds, outcomes monitoring, preparation of statistical reports, and maintenance of all required documentation, and compliance with national standards, certifications, and accreditations.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Manages accreditation criteria and ensures continuous compliance with Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) standards.
Administrates the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (MBS) Committee and attends all meetings.
Develops, updates, and maintains relevant accreditation patient care pathways and protocols.
Develops, coordinates, and provides physician, staff, patient, and community education as applicable. Staff education will focus on metabolic and bariatric patient safety, complications, and sensitivity, along with other relevant bariatric patient care topics.
Supports the development of written protocols and education of nursing staff detailing the rapid communication and basic response to critical patient findings that are specifically required to minimize delays in the treatment of serious adverse events.
Monitors outcomes data and collection and provides feedback to surgeons as appropriate.
Assists with identifying yearly quality improvement (QI) initiatives and gathers data as needed. Prepares QI initiative utilizing Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycle or other quality improvement methodology.
Serves as the liaison between the facility and all metabolic and bariatric proceduralists at the center and any general surgeons providing call coverage.
Collaborates with other in-house departments to provide continuity of care.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Two-years minimum experience as an RN
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Bachelor’s degree in nursing
Master’s degree in nursing
Experience with program development
Experience in care of patients with morbid obesity
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Florida or Licensure from another state with of application and eligibility for Florida licensure by endorsement
Membership in American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) required upon hire or within 120 days after employment.
Bariatric Nurse Certification (CBN) or achieved within two years of employment
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.