Jan 22, 2021

Clinical Program Coordinator- Bariatric Surgery and Non-Surgical Weight Loss Services

  • Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Clinical Program Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Bariatic Surgery and Non-Surgical Weight Loss Services at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Program coordinator will help facilitate clinical education to ALL staff where Swedish Weight Loss patient care is managed under the Medical Director - in hospital(s) inpatient/outpatient care areas (Endo/Pacu/ICU/Med-Surg).

In this position you will:

  • Responsible for the overall coordination and operations of the Bariatric surgical program. Works with the Clinic Administrator, Medical Director, participating physicians and staff to ensure success of the program.
  • Schedules meetings facilitated by MBS Director to provide ongoing support, education, and quality improvement updates to key hospital area leadership. Ensures the timeline and key deliverables of the implementation plan for any COE requirements. Responsible for establishing, reporting and achieving required targets.
  • Works in collaboration with SWLS Clinic Director and Director of Clinical Education for Swedish staff implementation of education requirements. May also assist with physician based community education seminars.
  • Conducts training and processes for the Bariatric Nurse Care Coordinators within the SWLS program as well as the teaching process and pre-operative education class for Bariatric patients scheduled for Bariatric surgery procedures to ensure that all patients receive appropriate education regarding their procedure, including preparation for the hospitalization, what to expect during hospitalization and following transition to home, skilled or rehabilitation services. Works with rehabilitation and other services to ensure comprehensive patient education and preparation is achieved and maintained on an ongoing basis.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree Nursing
  • 5 years Professional nursing experience required with demonstration of competent clinical judgment and clinical leadership ability.
  • Experience in planning and teaching community education or comparable programs.
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing, Business, Education or related field.
  • Experience in care management.

About the First Hill Campus.

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Heath Bldg (WA204) 801 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 245963