Bariatric Program Nurse Navigator Full Time Rotate
Doctors Medical Center of Modesto
Location: Modesto, California
Internal Number: 2205013781
Welcome to Doctors Medical Center!
Doctors Medical Center Modesto is a full-service, comprehensive health care facility, dedicated to providing the finest medical care for the community. From preventative and diagnostic services, to expertise in some of the world's leading technologies, DMC's multidisciplinary team of physicians and healthcare professionals is dedicated to your good health and well-being. Recognized for innovative cardiac and neonatal intensive care to advanced stroke and trauma treatment, the outstanding doctors at DMC represent most major medical specialties and are committed to being there for you, when you need them most.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Reporting to the Director of Patient Care Services or his designee, the Nurse Navigator is responsible for and serves as the Weight Loss Surgery (WLS) patient advocate, the information resource, and resolves problems for the patient. Plans and coordinates a plan of care for patients as part of the multidisciplinary team. This process would include the coordination of patient appointments and schedules, patient information and follow-up and delivery and oversight of patient care utilizing the nursing process and adhering to the standards of nursing practice. The nurse navigator follows the patient from one phase of treatment to another to ensure smooth coordination and good patient outcomes. The Nurse navigator develops and coordinates WLS education for staff, patients and the community including support groups. The Nurse Navigator oversees data collection and reporting to meet ACS, MBSAQIP and other regulatory bodies requirements.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required. Master's Degree in nursing preferred.
Minimum five years of Nursing experience required. Three years of management experience required. 2 years Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accredidation Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) or National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database experience required.
Current: California RN license, BLS certification
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Primary Location: Modesto, California
Facility: Doctors Medical Center of Modesto
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.