HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Manager Bariatric Services in McAllen, Texas

Rio Grande Regional Hospital – McAllen, TX Manager Bariatric Services Founded in 1982, Rio Grande Regional Hospital (RGRH) , an HCA-affiliated facility, is proud of maintaining its status as one of the leading healthcare providers in the Rio Grande Valley. For nearly 30 years, we have remained focused and committed to providing quality healthcare to all members of our community. With 320 beds and a team of more than 500 physicians representing over 35 specialties, we offer a range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical, and specialty services, including:

  • 24-hour emergency room

  • Level III Trauma Center

  • Comprehensive cardiovascular care

  • The only pediatric heart program in the Valley

  • 30-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Rio Grande Regional Hospital is currently looking for a Manager Bariatric Services . Responsibilities:

  • Maintains all regulatory/required components of the bariatric center of excellence program designation.

  • Oversees all aspects of patients, physicians, administration, nursing and ancillary staff involvement in the care of the Bariatric patient from MD office visit to post op follow-up.

  • Maintains all necessary equipment needed house-wide to care for the Bariatric patient within the appropriated budget.

  • Directs the activities of the monthly informational seminars for the community.

  • Directs the activities of the monthly patient support groups.

  • Educates all new staff members on care of the Bariatric patient including signs and symptoms of complications, Bariatric Sensitivity.

  • Assists the Medical Director of Bariatrics with the activities of the monthly medical staff Bariatric Committee meeting.

  • Collects and analyzes PI and statistical data of the Bariatric Program and shares with Medical Director of Bariatrics, appropriate committees, MBSAQIP and COE entity for maintenance of COE designation.

  • Provides community education on the Bariatric Program through participation in health fairs, wellness clinics and company sponsored events.

  • Collaborates on marketing of the Bariatric Program through TV, radio, and newsprint advertising.

  • Provides sensitivity training for all new employees in hospital general orientation.

  • Creates and presents in-service programs for all units caring for the Bariatric patient.

    Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing.

  • Current Texas RN License.

  • BLS Certification.

  • Three years clinical experience preferred.

  • Teaching/facilitation skills.

  • Sensitivity Training.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Manager Bariatric Services

Location: Texas-McAllen-Rio Grande Regional Hospital

Requisition ID: 00372-6833