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Clinical Coordinator (RN) Bariatric Clinic, PRN

Del Sol Medical Center is a Level II Trauma, 347 bed acute care TJC accredited hospital. Within our hospital campus, we also house an Inpatient, CARF accredited Rehabilitation Hospital. We are located on the Eastside of El Paso, Texas right off of Interstate 10. We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.

Under the direction of the Bariatric Director, coordinates patient appointments and other operational processes related to the Bariatric Program. To provide professional nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process. To collaborate with other members of the health care delivery team including physicians, to deliver quality health care.

1. Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process.
2. Participates and cooperates in the unit base Quality Improvement processes.
3. Supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel.
4. Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.
5. Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patients right to privacy by protecting confidential information.
6. Plans and implements patient care and teaching based on a total assessment and the age of the patient.
7. Evaluates and documents patient response; monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status; takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient.
8. Other duties as assigned.

1. Individual Leadership/Practices Professionalism: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance, opportunities for personal growth and ability to change.
2. Customer Service: Demonstrates customer service skills with both internal and external customers. Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs and practices.
3. Hospital/Departmental Policies and Procedures: Knowledgeable of all policies and procedures that affect the outcomes and safety of patient care, and employee rights and responsibilities.
4. Performance Improvement: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates performance improvement activities within the departmental level
5. Financial Accountability: Identifies opportunities for waste reduction and department efficiency
6. Communication: Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration
7. Job Specific: Registered Nurse

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)
Minimum College Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing or BSN required.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately)
Current RN Licensure in Texas or compact state, BCLS certification required.
Certification must be renewed no later than 30 days following expiration.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)
Minimum of 3 years clinical experience.

Reads and writes basic English with the basic skills necessary to transfer physician's orders.
Ability to move in excess of 100 pounds, with assistance from other staff.
Knowledge of body substance isolation.
Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs.
Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.

**Title:** *Clinical Coordinator (RN) Bariatric Clinic, PRN*

**Location:** *Texas-El Paso-Del Sol Medical Center - El Paso*

**Requisition ID:** *01512-17831*