Bariatric Advanced Practitioner Program Coordinator

Location: Medford, MA
Job ID: 157737-1A
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2019
Category: Non Physician Provider

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Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.

 

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Join our experts in Advanced Bariatric Surgical Specialties! Winchester Hospital is a Magnet Recognized Hospital

Winchester Hospital, a member of Beth Israel Lahey Health, is currently seeking a Bariatric Advanced Practitioner Program Coordinator to become part of our Bariatric Surgical Services Team and Weight Management Program. Join a team that focuses on the whole patient. This position will interact with the Weight Management Program, combining medical weight management options with surgical options. The surgical team provides its patients with state-of-the art technology and a wide spectrum of advanced surgical specialties while delivering community hospital compassion with high-quality personalized care. Be part of a superior team that is named a National Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. Collaborate directly with physicians, patients and be part of a supportive and rewarding family that is powered by a PROMISE to give all patients a voice.

This Bariatric Advanced Practitioner Program Coordinator role is responsible for coordinating the care patients receive when they choose the Winchester Hospital Weight Management Program. The position attends information sessions to assist patients in knowing their options, as well as coordinating care between the medical and surgical programs. The position will work in both the inpatient and outpatient setting and is responsible for the administration of our hospital’s Bariatric Surgery Program, including partnering with physicians, nurse leaders, and the care team. Serving as the Bariatric Surgery clinical expert and leader, this candidate will secure a successful patient outcome and experience. The program coordinator will administer the accreditation process; provide education to patients and staff in the various facets of Bariatric Surgery with a focus on safety while ensuring continuous compliance with MBSAQIP.

Required Qualifications: Master’s Degree and a valid Massachusetts Advanced Practitioner license Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as an Advanced Practitioner in acute care, med/surg or perioperative setting

Preferred: Concentrated experience with Bariatric patients and/or Bariatric Surgery. Certification in Bariatric Nursing within 2 years in the position Certification in Bariatric Nursing

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