Bariatric Program Coordinator

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Berkshire Health Systems
742 North Street
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

Phone:(413) 447-2784
Fax:413-447-2091
Website: berkshirehealthsystems.org

Company Description:
Berkshire Health Systems offers individuals the opportunity to work in an environment where they will be challenged, supported, and respected. As the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services, our employees are affiliated with an award winning teaching hospital, dedicated colleagues, and world class technology. The BHS family is proud to deliver the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.

Additional Business Name: Berkshire Health Systems

Bariatric Program Coordinator
To Commensurate With Experience
Pittsfield
Full Time
CNA/RN/Medical
Bachelor's Degree
Required
3+
Required
MA RN License - Preference: Required

The Bariatric Coordinator is responsible for overall planning, and operation of the clinical aspects of the Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Program under the direction of program managers. This person manages ongoing analysis, development and implementation of methods and systems to improve overall efficiency and effectiveness of the program's clinical functions. Oversees the day-to-day management of the surgical weight loss program and serves as the liaison to coordinating care throughout the hospital. Oversees and coordinates community outreach programs and is responsible for education of staff, physicians and patients.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum of three years nursing experience in the clinical setting required.
Experience in coordinating and conducting adult education programs required.

Education and Training:
BSN required.
MSN or masters in related field preferred.
CBN - Certified Bariatric Nurse preferred

License, Certification & Registration:
RN License - Currently licensed as an RN in Massachusetts
Other Requirements:
Recognized as a leader and role model in specialty area of nursing.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage projects in an organized manner and bring projects to completion.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with nurses, and physicians, demonstrating respect for all healthcare personnel.
Demonstrated ability to independently maintain a work schedule.
Identified by peers as a role model with respect to dedication to outpatients and the profession of nursing.
Proficiency in use of computers and aggregation and interpretation of data for research purposes.

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