NJ Employer Bariatric Nurse Manager (RN), Bariatrics Program, Full Time Day in Long Branch, New Jersey

BARIATRIC NURSE MANAGER (RN), BARIATRICS PROGRAM, FULL TIME DAY Job Number: 470Category: Nursing ManagerLocation: Long Branch, NJ Monmouth Medical Center is one of New Jersey's largest community teaching hospitals where physicians work as a team dedicated to academic excellence, clinical competence and comprehensive and compassionate patient care. For more than 125 years Monmouth Medical Center has been the leader in central New Jersey in providing the best in health care and latest in medical technology to the nearly one million residents that comprise its primary service area of Monmouth and portions of Ocean and Middlesex Counties. The Bariatric Program Manager leads a clinical service in a dynamic process of adaptation to service goals, changes in healthcare systems and response to customer demands. Fosters autonomy, accountability and professional/ personal growth and development of staff. The essential characteristics necessary to meet standards and role expectations include: professionalism, vision, trust, innovation, resourcefulness, collaboration and critical thinking. The Program Manager is a person of influence who breaks down barriers, is responsible for knowledge of the patient population served and assures awareness of ethical standards of practice as defined by the ANA code of ethics. Assures safety in practice and is inclusive of the principles of evidenced based practice by maintaining a realization of own individual level of knowledge and experience and assumes responsibility for advancing knowledge of self and colleagues of the patient care team by communication with and utilizing resource persons and programs available. Is responsible for collaborating with peers and colleagues to assure operational excellence, appropriate resource allocation and utilization, standards of care and practice and continuous improvement of performance. Collaborates with other disciplines and departments to facilitate communications, change and process improvement. Is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors, etc.Insure that [unit/department/division] is in compliance with all applicable policies, laws and regulations. BSN required, Masters preferred. Current N.J. professional Licensure required. BLS required. Prior experience which required fiscal accountability, program planning and development, creative, analytical and organizational skills preferred.Experience with bariatric or surgical patients required.Barnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, employer-matched 401(k) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more. Equal Employment Opportunity.