Bariatric Clinical Reviewer

Regular Part-Time


901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ

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CentraState Medical Center

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Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Clinical Reviewer (MBSCR)


Candidate will be excellent in data collection and have the ability to decipher the data and communicate its findings.  This is not an RN position.  Medical Terminology and some understanding of bariatric clinical procedures is a plus but not required.


In this position you will collect and submit accurate complete and timely data to the MBSAQIP registry. This task is accomplished through high quality data compilation documentation and entry of 100% of metabolic and bariatric procedures performed at the center into the MBSAQIP registry.

To work closely with the Bariatric Surgeons, Bariatric Coordinator and Bariatric Committee to identify opportunities for clinical quality improvement and other special projects that might be identified.


  • Identifies 100% of metabolic and bariatric patients for inclusion in the MBSAQIP registry within specified time frames.
  • Collects preoperative, intraoperative, and 30 day post operative, and long term follow up data components for the program through the effective utilization of the hospital mechanical records systems and through a coordinated effort with individual surgeon office staff.
  • Identifies streamlining and process improvement opportunities in the data collection process.
  • Demonstrates appropriate utilization of resources necessary to obtain valid, reliable data for entry into the MBSAQIP registry.
  • Utilizes software applications for data collection and analysis responsible for the accurate complete and timely entry of data into the MBSAQIP registry.
  • Establishes effective working relationships with members of the hospital community especially staff in the surgery, medicine, nursing, medical records, and information systems departments and individual bariatric surgeons’ offices whose support is necessary for the management and success of the program.
  •  Serves as an educational resource on the MBSAQIP registry for internal and external audiences by developing educational materials and delivering presentations.
  • Supports the needs of the department with ad hoc reporting and analysis as needed.
  • Performs other tasks as required by manager, director, or leadership.

  • Successfully completes the online MBSCR training program.
  • Participates in program and department meetings and teleconferences.
  • Interacts with all members of the bariatric surgical team and administrative staff in a professional and courteous manner. Able to build relationships and gain alignment for clinical support.
  • Participates in data compilation for audits and (re)accreditation or site visits.
  • Periodically attends voluntary, online and/or in person professional development seminars related to Metabolic and Bariatric initiatives.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to complete all online training modules and pass a certification examination.
  • RHIA, RHIT, LPN/LVN, RDN, RN, or BSN preferred but not required
  • Clinical chart review and abstraction experience required. Database management and data entry experience preferred. Basic or intermediate statistical knowledge preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, basic anatomy, physiology, and disease process is required.
  • Experience in a healthcare and/or medical records preferred.
  • Computer and Internet experience recommended. Knowledge and comfort with Microsoft Office products are essential for success.
  • Ability to manage data entry deadlines and CentraState’s accreditation processes.
About Us

CentraState Healthcare System, a partner of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well. Based in Freehold, CentraState is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and convenient satellite health pavilions offering primary care and specialty physician practices, along with access to outpatient services, such as lab and physical therapy. The system also offers a family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship training program in affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of less than two percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times and was designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company by Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year.


When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in health care, and making a difference in our community. We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.


Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!


What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match
  • 401(a) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Life Insurance 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Growth Opportunity and Workforce Development Initiatives
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At CentraState Healthcare System, we welcome and promote the diversity of our employee family!  Each unique person contributes to the overall success of this organization. Our inclusive culture fosters an environment of professionalism and respect for personal differences.


CentraState Healthcare System, is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.