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Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital
Bariatric Behavioral Medicine Clinician
We offer you a generous benefits package including:
Medical, Dental, disability and life insurance
Your Role: Bariatric Behavioral Medicine Clinician
The Bariatric Behavioral Medicine Clinician is a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team with the role of administering assessments for pre-operative patients for mental health functioning and post-op capabilities.
Completes follow up sessions, as indicated, for patients needing mental health support pre-or post op; provides referrals to community resources as needed.
Conducts support groups in cooperation with other team members as indicated for post-op patients.
Completes required documentation in patient’s records in a thorough and timely manner.
Communicates with team members and referral sources to coordinate services for patients as needed.
Is responsible for tracking statistics on patient progress
Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable)
Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant has been nationally recognized for its record setting kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs. It is home to the Texas Transplant Institute and is the largest living donor kidney transplant program in the US. According to the United Network of Organ Sharing database, the center reached a major milestone in 2019 by performing 231 living donor kidney transplants in a single year setting a new national record - that’s 65 more transplants than the second center on the list.
In addition to transplant care, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant is a full service hospital with over 260 beds that provides specialized services for liver cancer care, emergency care, weight loss surgery, urology surgery, vascular surgery, inpatient rehabilitation, colorectal surgery and behavioral health care. It is a designated Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13+, serving as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant prides itself on providing the highest quality of patient care possible as proven by their consecutive Grade A scores from the Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade survey and ranking in the nation’s top quartile for patient experience. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant under Locations.