1. Under the general direction of the Director of Operations, manages the Bariatric program, provides nursing leadership for assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care of assigned area(s) with twenty-four (24) hour accountability. Collaborates with physicians and interdisciplinary team members to meet patient and family needs, develop guidelines, implement necessary research, monitor patient outcomes, market the product line, develop and implement successful initiatives to grow volume in the designated program. Ensures the program and facility meet all the Standards of Center of Excellence in order to apply and maintain certification. Manages all data quality input in order to meet the standards for certification. Manages resources in a fiscally responsible manner. Supports the hospital mission in accordance with regulatory standards. Prepares application for MBSAQIP accreditation. Including coordinating site visit by planning for meeting space, scheduling location visits, meeting with faculty and staff, chart reviews and acting as the resource to the site reviewer
Coordinating with the Operating Room, Admitting Department and inpatient personnel to obtain data as well as prepare regular reports.