Full Time Bariatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

  • Location
    Pacific Central Coast Health Center Weight Loss Institute of the Central Coast, Santa Maria, CA
  • Company
    Pacific Central Coast Health Center - Dignity Health
  • Type
    Allied Health
  • Category
    Hospital Positions
  • Contact Email
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Job Description

Practices in an expanded role to provide health care to Pre and Post Bariatric Surgical patients; acts independently or collaboratively with other health professionals in the delivery of health care services; provides teaching and consultation; performs comprehensive physical examinations; performs appropriate medical screening procedures; interprets laboratory data; recognizes abnormalities in laboratory values and provides services or treatments; answer patient questions and triage problems to the surgeon; provides teaching and counseling that teaches patients to become responsible for their own healthcare. Participates in education, performance improvement; collaborates with the Bariatric Team in support of quality improvement and institutional policies; actively participates in institutional committees. Must have excellent written, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills; effective time management and organizational skills; self-directed and the ability to make independent decisions with strong problem solving skills; meet tight deadlines, with high volumes and multiple interruptions; competency in the use of variety of software systems. Must attend Bariatric staff and committee meetings; return patient telephone messages promptly, and participate in offsite functions. Requirements: 1. Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing or Physician Assistant Program 2. Licensed as an NP/PA in the state of CA 3. CPR, ACLS 4. New Grads welcome to apply.

How to Apply

Please email resume to kimberly.blanton@dignityhealth.org
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