RN Bariatric Coordinator - Full Time, Days (Culver City) in Culver City at Southern California Hospitals

Date Posted: 6/12/2020

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    3828 Delmas Terrace
    Culver City
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Job Description

RN Bariatric Coordinator - Full Time, Days (Culver City) 

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The RN Bariatric Coordinator is responsible for the planning & coordinating the MBS Committee Meetings. Implementation of Bariatric education programs for nurses/staff. Works closely with the nursing directors and/or department managers on the educational needs assessment and orientation programs for staff, in the assigned specialty.  Ensures that competencies and skills are current and relevant for the nursing staff.  Functions as a resource for educational issues related to bariatric surgery.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Participates in staff skill fairs with regards to care of the bariatric surgery patients.  Collaborates to ensure consistency and continuity of Bariatric Surgery education programs. 
  • Oversees the orientation of new hires into the hospital and provides education with regards to the care of bariatric surgery patients.  Provides ongoing staff educational needs with regards to patient care and use of equipment and furniture for bariatric surgery patients. Ensures that competencies and skills are current and relevant.
  • Facilitates training and learning activities through development of education programs and materials. Delivers educational programs through formal and informal means, makes effective and efficient use of time and resources, manages learning environment, and assists learner to identify learning needs. Gives direction and feedback to participants as needed.
  • Operates as a positive influence and resource for the care of Bariatric Surgery patients by promoting staff competence and understanding of issues. Administrates the MBS committee.
  • Participates in the collection of quality improvement data. Completes data entry in the MBSAQIP Registry database ensuring the documentation is accurate, complete and submitted timely.


Minimum Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

Minimum Experience: Five (5) years of clinical experience required. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Good computer skills and knowledge of excel program. Ability to maintain flexibility and composure in a constantly changing environment. Experience as a Nurse Educator preferred.

Req. Certification/Licensure: AHA Basic Life Support required. Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Los Angeles City Employees only) required. Certified Bariatric Nurse preferred. Active, current, and unencumbered Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California preferred.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals, benefit eligible positions will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit http://pmh.com/careers/ and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Nursing, Nursing Administration, Bariatric Coordinator, Acute Care