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MUHA AI28 - Metabolic & Bariatric Program Manager

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Entity: Medical University Hospital Authority (Medical Center)
Department: Digestive Disease Service Line
Sub Department: MUHA-9613000-Bariatric Surgery Program
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUHA-Regular
Location: Charleston, SC
Categories: Nursing
Pay scale: MUHA-Grade 16: $67,897.86 - $89,359.94 (min - mid)


Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 40 

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Monday through Friday)

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried

Job Summary/Purpose:  The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (MBS) Program Manager serves as the liaison between MUSC Health’s Bariatric program and the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). In accordance with MBSAQIP standards, this role is responsible for managing the accreditation process and ensuring continuous compliance with MBSAQIP requirements. This position 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. This role assists with planning, developing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating the healthcare services programs for bariatric surgery patients; aged adolescent to older adult. This position collaborates with stakeholders within the organization to facilitate accurate and efficient flow of patients throughout the healthcare system. The Program Manager identifies opportunities to expand the reach, access and promotion of the Bariatric Program through community outreach, advocacy.

Minimum Training and Education:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and licensed as a Registered Nurse or Registered Dietician with a minimum of five years’ experience required; a Master's degree in Nursing, Health Administration, or a relevant field preferred. Previous experience in building strong physician relations is valuable. Strategic planning and analytical skills are required. Problem-solving and service recovery skills; ability to manage multiple projects; Able to work independently with minimal supervision; strong written and verbal communication skills; and discretely manage confidential patient and market information. Must exercise sound judgment; possess personal resilience, patience, perseverance, and enthusiasm. Occasional travel to physician offices and MUSC campus required. Current South Carolina or compact state certification, licensure, and/or registration applicable to clinical designation is required.

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Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform ‘pinching’ operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 15 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 15 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Frequent) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Position) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)



The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.