Bariatric Coordinator Salary
Bariatric Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $68K annually. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women make up the vast majority of Bariatric Coordinators (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.
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Job Description for Bariatric Coordinator
Bariatric coordinators act as liaisons between patients and surgeons who will be performing surgeries. The goal of these surgeries is to assist in weight loss, with the conjunction of a healthy diet and lifestyle. A bariatric coordinator’s basic responsibility is to be the administrator of the bariatric department’s personnel.Read More...
Duties also include keeping up inventory and supplies and being current on all regulations and protocols. As a bariatric coordinator, there is a need to meet with patients and monitor the patients after care. To ensure proper after-care, a registered nurse and/or dietician is necessary. A bariatric coordinator must be punctual and have great intrapersonal and organizational skills. They must be able to schedule and direct team meetings, suggest improvements, and encourage team morale. Proficiency with Microsoft office applications and the ability to keep accurate records of patients’ private information will be needed.
Bariatric coordinators must be able to fulfill surgical and tool sanitization duties. Proficiency in all duties performed by subordinates and the ability to assist and possibly fill in for coworkers is pertinent. Being a bariatric coordinator requires a lot of office work, as well as field work. These coordinators must have extensive experience and knowledge of the medical field and must be willing to travel, depending on the network of the medical facilities in the area. Generally, a bariatric coordinator needs to have a bachelor’s degree in office management or a related field, as well as pertinent experience.
Bariatric Coordinator Tasks
- Review, audit and submit completed authorizations and supporting documents.
- Develop and present bariatric surgery education and programs, for staff and public.
- Oversee, develop and evaluate all services and functions of the bariatric program.
- Audit, analyze and confirm patient data retrieval and reports, improve efficiency when necessary.
- Supervise the day-to-day operations, and perform data retrieval on bariatric surgery patients.
Pay by Experience Level for Bariatric Coordinator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Bariatric Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $56K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $66K on average. Bariatric Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $67K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $81K.
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