Position Summary Position Summary Position Summary The primary objective of the ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) Coordinator is to ensure that patients enrolled into ERAS programs are receiving the appropriate interventions. This is done through in-services and enhanced education of various clinicians, creation of mechanisms to increase accountability, collection of data, analysis of aggregate data, and facilitation of communication between ERAS team members.
The primary objective of the ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) Coordinator is to ensure that patients enrolled into ERAS programs are receiving the appropriate interventions. This is done through in-services and enhanced education of various clinicians, creation of mechanisms to increase accountability, collection of data, analysis of aggregate data, and facilitation of communication between ERAS team members.
Duties of an ERAS Coordinator may include but are not limited to the following: Attendance and presentation of reports, including minutes and timelines, at weekly interdisciplinary meetings of surgeons/anesthesiologists/nurses involved in ERAS. Daily rounding on patients to monitor progress and ensure proper compliance with ERAS protocols. Education, e.g. in-service presentations, at the preoperative services clinic (POS), hospital floors, and surgeons' offices to educate individuals about ERAS Maintenance and upgrading of patient education materials. Collection of patient data prior to, during, and after surgery to monitor outcomes and optimize compliance with the ERAS bundle elements. Maintenance of ERAS QA databases. Serving as a liaison and collaborating will all departments involved in ERAS patients, e.g. anesthesiologists, surgeons, nurses, and support staff. Supporting other ERAS Program activities as requested, including educational programs Required Qualifications: BA/BS degree. At least 2 years of health care experience, prior experience with research, data collection or analysis. Knowledge of process improvement methodologies. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and with a team. Strong computer skills. Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair. The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer. Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
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