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Bariatric Service Line Coordinator

Anchorage, AK, United States


SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Job Summary –

The Bariatric Service Line Coordinator is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of the Bariatric Service Line at Alaska Regional Hospital.  This position promotes and maintains positive working relationships with physicians and staff who play a role in the care of bariatric patients.  The Bariatric Service Line Coordinator provides education to staff on the care and treatment of bariatric patients as well as to the community on the bariatric services provided at Alaska Regional Hospital.  The Bariatric Service Line Coordinator supports the mission, vision statements and goals of Alaska Regional Hospital.

Position Reports to

Assistant COO
Key Interactions –

Bariatric surgeons, patients, and nursing unit staff members. 

Job Duties –
  • Serve as a liaison between the Alaska Regional Hospital and MBSAQIP.
  • Assists in center development, managing the accreditation process and ensuring continuous compliance with MBSAQIP requirements.
  • Maintains relevant policies and procedures, patient education, outcomes data collection, quality improvement efforts, and education of relevant staff in the various aspects of the metabolic and bariatric surgery patient with a focus on patient safety.
  • Supports the development of written protocols and education of nurses.
  • Serves as the liaison between Alaska Regional and all surgeons performing metabolic and bariatric surgery at the center and any general surgeons providing call coverage.
  • Assists in maintaining the documentation of the call schedule provided by all covering surgeons.
  • Enter data into the MBSAQIP Data Registry Platform.
  • Fulfill case abstraction duties, but also fulfill ongoing training and recertification requirements.
  • Enter long-term follow-up data on a compounding number of patients over time, and fulfill requests for patient data.


Job Requirements (Education and Experience) –

  • RN license or Registered Dietitian required
  • BLS certification required
  • A minimum of three years of nursing experience with bariatric patients preferred

Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) –

  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills
  • Strong clinical skills in the performance of nursing care
  • Knowledge of bariatric procedures and surgeries, nursing care, and treatment plans
  • Strong leadership skills and organizational skills
  • Initiative and creativity in proposing and implementing projects
  • Ability to integrate duties with other department programs to maximize impact and create efficiencies.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

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Alaska Regional Hospital
Facility: Alaska Regional Hospital
Job ID: 01406-6370
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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