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Henry Ford Health System Coordinator, Bariatric Clinic - Full Time/Days - Jackson, MI in Jackson, Michigan

The Metabolic & Bariatric Coordinator functions independently in the inpatient and outpatient settings as a member of the Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery team under the direction, but not always the presence of the Bariatric surgeons. The coordinator will establish and maintain relationships with candidates for weight management and bariatric surgery from the time of the initial inquiry through treatment and/or surgery. This will include preoperative assessment, education, and post-operative care.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) or a Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics or related field that meets the requirements of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A minimum of 1 year of experience working with surgical patients.

If RN, enrollment in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program within 3 years of hire. If RN, completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) within 5 years of hire.

Excellent professional people skills and current knowledge of the media market in the building of a successful specialty medical program.

Ability to problem-solve.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:

Current licensed Registered Nurse or Registered Dietitian.

If RN, certification in Bariatric Nursing is required within 4 years from date of hire.

Current BLS or obtained during Patient Care Orientation required.

Overview Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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