Enloe Medical Center

Physician Assistant – Bariatric Program

Facility: Esplanade Campus, Chico CA
Department: Bariatric Clinic

  • Full-Time – Varied
  • Exempt


The Physician Assistant (PA), under the direction of the Medical Director and the onsite Supervising Physician provides and coordinates direct patient care and may act as a first assistant to the supervising surgeon. The PA provides diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventative healthcare service, as delegated by a physician. The PA will report to service line coordinator for all employee/employer issues regarding departmental and organizational operations. The PA consistently demonstrates the core values of Enloe Medical Center and serves as a role model to other employees.



  • One year clinical experience as Physician Assistant in an acute care facility


  • Recent bariatric experience or interest in bariatrics
  • Bilingual in Spanish desirable



  • Current California Physician Assistant License
  • Certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA)
  • Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number or in process of obtaining
  • Current AHA-HCP CPR recognition
  • ACLS within 6 months of hire
  • Credentialed through the Enloe Medical Staff Office


Must have the confidence and experience to work independently with diverse patient populations and experience in accessing specialty referrals and community resources. Must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Must demonstrate technical competence, professional clinical judgment, communication skills and sensitivity for the patient and family.

To apply, please visit our website at www.enloe.org/careers

For further information, contact: Sara Calderon
Email: sara.calderon@enloe.org
Phone: 530.332.7014

Posted: 7/30/14 Expires: 9/30/14

McMaster University/St.Joseph’s Healthcare

Academic Bariatric Surgeon – Hamilton, Ontario

As a leader of excellence in the areas of clinical care, research and innovation, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has cared for its patients, staff and community in a spirit of compassion and commitment for over 118 years. This 726-bed acute care, research and teaching hospital is also home to the internationally renowned Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, which offers education and training in minimally invasive procedures for surgeons and nurses. In addition to being a lead site for the Provincial Bariatric Surgical Network, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is also now designated as one of six Bariatric Centres of Excellence in the province of Ontario.

The Department of Surgery of McMaster University in affiliation with St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is seeking applications from suitable candidates for the position of Bariatric Surgeon at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. The individual must be eligible for license in the province of Ontario and have Fellowship and/or specialized training in Bariatric Surgery. Prospective candidates must have experience in a multidisciplinary Bariatric program and will participate in the General Surgery on-call schedule.

This position will have a strong academic/research focus. The individual will have demonstrated research success and productivity and will be expected to initiate and participate in education and training at all levels, including post-graduate Minimally Invasive Surgery. He/she will have a geographic full time appointment with the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University.

In accordance with Canada’s Immigration policy, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. St. Joseph’s Healthcare and McMaster University are committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities, and visible minorities.

Interested candidates should submit their CurriculumVitae by September 1, 2014 to:

Dr. Susan Reid, Professor & Chair
Department of Surgery
McMaster University
B3-155 Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre
711 Concession Street East
Hamilton, ON L8V 1C3
Or via email to painebr@mcmaster.ca

Posted 07/14/2014
Expires 09/14/2014

Pinnacle Health System

Weight Loss Physician – Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States, 17105


  • Join PinnacleHealth Weight Loss Center, a successful weight loss practice which is expanding to a second location
  • Employed outpatient-only position performing consults for treatment guidelines, medical management and post surgery follow up
  • Work closely with bariatric surgeons and team to prepare patients for surgery and post- surgery care
  • Manage nutritional status in collaboration with registered dietitians on an ongoing basis
  • Ongoing management of lap band patients
  • Develop long-term care relationship with patients
  • Take part in teaching opportunities with clinical and non-clinical staff and the community
  • No call

Desired Candidate

  • Board certified/Board eligible in Internal Medicine, Family Practice or Endocrinology
  • Board Certification in Bariatrics preferred but not required
  • Motivated to teach healthy lifestyle changes
  • Commitment to providing high-quality, compassionate care to patients
  • Strong interest in Bariatrics and/or weight loss
  • Team oriented with ability to provide personalized patient care and demonstrate positive clinical outcomes


  • Competitive base salary plus incentive bonus
  • Health, life and disability insurance
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • Defined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer match
  • Professional allowance and CME time
  • Paid time off and paid holidays

PinnacleHealth (PINNACLE HEALTH) System in Harrisburg is one of Pennsylvania’s top hospitals and a healthcare organization dedicated to maintaining and improving the health and quality of life for central Pennsylvania.

Our physicians are valued, as evidenced in their rise to many of our leadership positions, standing with us as we are acknowledged for quality, experience and safety. The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, region and suburbs offer an abundance of arts and entertainment, public and private schools, 10 colleges and universities, and affordable homes.

Listed among Forbes.com “America’s Most Livable Cities,” we are a day-trip away from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Our advancing system is confirmed by the many awards, recognitions and “firsts” listed on our website. For the latest information on physician opportunities at PinnacleHealth, please contact the Physician Recruitment office: (717) 231-8670, or physicianrecruitment@pinnaclehealth.org.

To apply: pinnaclehealth.org/physician (click on Current Physician Opportunities)


Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/9k6dqnz

Posted 07/14/14
Expires 08/14/14

Oregon Health & Science University

Registered Bariatric Nurse

Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) a premier bariatric surgery center of excellence located in Portland Oregon is seeking a Bariatric Nurse Coordinator (RN) for a full-time position (1.0 FTE) in Bariatric Surgery.

The Bariatric Nurse Coordinator is a key member of a multi-disciplinary patient care team, which includes physicians who represent both medical and surgical disciplines, residents, nurses, psychologists, dieticians, and other clinical and business support staff.

The OHSU Bariatric Program delivers warm, caring and efficient service in all instances to patients, families, staff and community. The Nurse Coordinator will provide care coordination, assessment and triage, patient education, medication management, discharge planning, and clinical support to the Bariatric Services faculty providers in the ambulatory clinic setting. He/She will also perform medical record review and follow developed protocols to determine appropriate patient scheduling, as well as prepare patient records for high-risk conferences and participate in quality reviews.

Candidates must have an unrestricted license in Oregon and current Certified Bariatric Nurse (CBN).

OHSU values diversity and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Letters of interest, including complete curriculum vitae should be forwarded by email to: Heather Schopp at Schopp@ohsu.edu.

Heather Schopp; Schopp@ohsu.edu

Posted 07/11/2014
Expires 08/11/2014

Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Practice Site Manager/Bariatric Program Coordinator

We are seeking a Registered dietitian or RN sought to fill position of clinical practice site manager and bariatric program coordinator for an MBSAQIP-accredited mature bariatric program in existence since 1979. The applicant will oversee the daily activities of two registered dietitians, an LPN, an insurance specialist, a marketing specialist, and front desk staff. The program also comprises a dedicated program psychologist, a CRNP-CBN, as well as four active bariatric and endoscopic surgeons. The applicant will be the liaison between outpatient surgical weight loss program and the hospital, will coordinate staff in-services, will organize patient support groups, will oversee all accreditation and quality improvement programs, will facilitate patient navigation through the program, as well as handling day-to-day clinic operations as part of a Medical Group practice site. This would include evaluation, professional development and remediation of staff. If applicant is an RD, occasional direct patient care may also be requested.

To find out the minimum qualifications for this job and to be considered, you must apply directly to our website: www.Pennstatehershey.org – Job Requistiion #34909 or seek by Job Title: Practice Site Manager I – MBS Coordinator.

The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position’s responsibilities.

Posted: 07/01/2014
Expires: 08/01/2014

Bariatrician – MA

Bariatrician– Southcoast Physicians Group

Southcoast Physicians Group is the region’s largest integrated network of multidisciplinary physicians and mid-level providers with a reputation for quality and community commitment. Southcoast Physicians Group is seeking a Bariatrician to join our collaborative team consisting of bariatric surgeons, mid-level providers, nurses, dieticians, psychologists and a great support staff.

Position Overview

  • Ideal candidate will be BC/BE in Bariatric Surgery or BC in IM or FM with anticipation of becoming BC in Bariatric Surgery
  • Duties will include pre-op medical screening, postoperative follow-up for vertical sleeve gastrectomy and roux-en-y gastric bypass, post –operative acute visits and medical weight management of the non-surgical patients.
  • MD or DO with completion of US residency required

The Bariatric Surgery program at Southcoast Health has been an ASMBS/MBSAQIP Center of Excellence since 2006 and is the region’s largest bariatric program, completing more than 650 bariatric procedures per year. For more information about the Southcoast Center for Weight Loss is available at http://www.southcoast.org/weightloss/

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive guaranteed base salary with additional incentive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, life and disability
  • Malpractice coverage of $2m/$6m
  • Signing bonus & relocation assistance

Southcoast Health

  • Non-profit health care delivery system with three notable hospitals (St. Luke’s, Charlton and Tobey) and 41 ancillary facilities throughout the region, including a new Ambulatory Care Center in Fairhaven, MA
  • Serves more than 700,000 people in 33 communities throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and East Bay, Rhode Island
  • Noteworthy services including cardiac care (including open heart), brain/spine, Robotic and bariatric surgery and new center for cancer care
  • Strong reputation for quality, community commitment and financial stability

Physician Information

Please go to http://www.southcoast.org/md to learn about Southcoast Physicians Group and the communities we serve.


  • Exceptionally located on the southeastern coastline of Massachusetts with quaint villages, ocean waters and rural landscapes
  • One hour drive to some of key attractions including the urban diversity of Boston and Providence and the vacation spots of Newport, RI and Cape Cod, MA.

Apply in confidence to:

Holly Lestage
Provider Recruiter
E-mail: lestageh@Southcoast.org

Posted 6/28/2014
Expires 9/28/2014

Bariatric Surgeon Position in Lewiston, Maine

Central Maine Medical Center

BARIATRIC SURGERY OPPORTUNITY IN MAINE: Central Maine Medical Center seeks a BC/BE fellowship trained Bariatric Surgeon to join it’s recognized and growing practice. Our Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence boasts a state-of-the-art minimally invasive surgical suite. We have a dedicated team of RNs, mental health professionals, and Associate Professional Staff providers who serve our patients in Central and Southern Maine. The Lewiston/Auburn community is situated in a great location close to the coast and also close to the mountains where outdoor activities abound.

Interested candidates should contact:

Julia Lauver, Medical Staff Recruiter
Central Maine Medical Center
300 Main Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
Email: JLauver@cmhc.org
Fax: 207/755-5854

Posted 6/23/2014
Expires 8/23/2014

Bariatrician – Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Bariatrician – Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

The Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care (part of Loyola University Medical Center) located just outside of Chicago IL, is seeking an experienced bariatrician to join its multidisciplinary team. The center focuses on both surgical and medical treatment of obesity and related comorbidities. The physician will be working closely with bariatric surgeons, psychologists, dieticians, and exercise physiologists. Research and teaching opportunities available as well.

Interested candidates should contact either:

Dr. Bipan Chand, Medical Director – bchand@lumc.edu

Dr. Jessica Bartfield – jbartfield@lumc.edu

Posted: 6/20/2014
Expires: 9/20/2014

Director Bariatric Surgery – Hartford CT

If you are a Bariatric Surgeon seeking an outstanding leadership opportunity, we can make that happen!

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, a 617-bed tertiary teaching hospital located in Hartford, Connecticut, is seeking a Board Certified Bariatric Surgeon to become the Director of its Bariatric Center.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Bariatric Surgery candidate possessing a minimum of 3 years’ experience to inspire and lead. You will be supported by and collaborate with the center’s Bariatric Clinical Dietitian and a dedicated Physician Assistant.

In 2013, Saint Francis received its third consecutive Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM (Connecticut’s sole recipient this year), ranking among the top 5% of all U.S. hospitals. It also ranks among the top 2% of bariatric centers nationwide for shortest hospital stays, and is designated a Center of Excellence by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery.

Come thrive in New England’s largest Catholic health system with a forward-thinking culture that rewards your initiative and patient-centered orientation. Join Saint Francis and share in our vision of BestCare for a Lifetime.

If you are seeking to excel in your career as a leader in Bariatric Medicine—we can make that happen!

Call Christine Bourbeau, Director of Physician Recruitment, at 855-894-5590, or email your CV and letter of interest to CBourbea@stfranciscare.org

For more information: http://www.joinsaintfranciscare.com/BarSurg/ASMBS


Pre-Employment Drug Screening

Posted 6/18/2014 Expires 9/18/2014

Site Director – New Haven, CT

Yale University School of Medicine

Department of Surgery, Section of Gastrointestinal, Bariatric Surgery

The Section of Gastrointestinal/Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, at Yale University School of Medicine is seeking an academically oriented and qualified surgeon to join our faculty as a Site Director for a growing Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgical Program. This position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are seeking candidates with excellent clinical and interpersonal skills and the commitment to make important contributions to the field of Bariatric Surgery.

Qualified candidates will have a strong record of clinical excellence with accomplishments in basic or clinical research, a strong commitment to surgical education and teaching, and an interest and expertise in Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hernia Repair, and Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Candidates should have completed a Minimally Invasive and/or Bariatric Fellowship.

Please direct inquiries and curriculum vitae to:

Alison M. Davis, M.B.A, B.S.N, R.N.
Clinical Nurse Administrator
Yale School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
P.O. Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06520-8062

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, covered veterans, and members of minority groups. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Posted 6/12/2014 Expires 8/12/2014

Psychologist Opportunity – Asheville, NC

Mission Health System

An exciting and challenging opportunity awaits a highly qualified and experienced Psychologist at Mission Weight Management. The Psychologist will be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team located in Asheville in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina.

Program Highlights

  • Multidisciplinary team: Bariatrician, bariatric surgeons and internal medicine specialists, weight management nursing staff, behaviorist, registered dieticians, exercise specialist/trainer, and bariatric patient navigator

  • Telemedicine

  • Comprehensive services offered at one convenient location with exercise facilities on site

  • Weight loss programs include: Medical weight loss, surgical weight loss, nutritional counseling

  • Mission Hospital is a ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

Required Education: PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology

Preferred Experience: Specialized bariatric/weight management assessment, evaluation and consultation with the bariatric specialty population including a thorough understanding of the psychosocial, financial, and physical stresses imposed on the patient who has morbid obesity.

Adam Tabor, MBA, FASPR, CMSR Mission Health Phone: (828) 213-5845 Adam.Tabor@msj.org

Posted 5/9/2014 Expires 8/9/2014

Urgent Need for Bariatric Surgeon in Single Specialty Practice – North Las Vegas, NV

IASIS Healthcare

Bariatric Surgery North Vista Hospital – Las Vegas, NV

Urgent need for a BC/BE Bariatric Surgeon for a Single Specialty Bariatric Surgery practice located in Las Vegas, NV. This practice is a well-established, high volume, stable practice with one other experienced, fellowship trained Bariatric Surgeon in an affluent area of town. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter, motivated and able to multi-task.

• Income Guarantee practice opportunity (with one year assistance period) • Single Specialty Practice; includes one other Bariatric Surgeon • Outlying clinic located near McCarran Airport • Call Coverage will be phone coverage only • No mid-levels in practice • Support Staff will be provided and is already in place

For half a century, residents of North Las Vegas have turned to North Vista Hospital for healthcare. As the needs of the community have grown, North Vista has kept pace, expanding from its original 33-beds to become a 177-bed facility. North Vista offers comprehensive healthcare services, including emergency care, heart care, advanced surgical procedures, diagnostic imaging and help for a broad range of medical conditions. North Vista is an award-winning hospital that has been nationally recognized for medical excellence and is equipped with the most advanced medical technology, and staffed by a team of highly skilled healthcare professionals who take pride in providing high-quality health services and are equally dedicated to caring for patients with kindness and compassion.

North Las Vegas is a city in Clark County, Nevada, located in the Las Vegas Valley. It is near the city of Las Vegas, and the third largest city in the state of Nevada with a population of approximately 230,000 people. Located in the southern United States in the Mojave Desert, North Las Vegas sits north and east of Las Vegas. North Las Vegas has an arid climate, and is one of the driest places in the entire United States. Temperatures are mild in the winter and hot in the summer. Several mountain ranges are nearby in the Las Vegas Valley.

The North Las Vegas operates an extensive system of open spaces, parks and leisure services and currently maintains 34 parks totaling more than 475 acres of developed park land. The city is home to three excellent golf courses—one of which is ranked 31 in the top 100 golf courses in the country by Golf Digest. Despite difficult economic conditions nationwide, North Las Vegas is paving the way to become a premier site for green sustainable industries and high-tech businesses. The city also fosters a positive environment for new small businesses and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Please e-mail CV: along@iasishealthcare.com, fax: 615-467-1293 or call Anne Long at 615-467-1353.

Posted 5/2/2014
Expires 8/2/2014

Bariatric Surgeon – Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics of NJ

Bariatric Surgeon – Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics of NJ

Well established and rapidly growing practice in a great central location , only one hour to New York City, is seeking to add a bariatric surgeon to the practice with partnership track. Great opportunity for professional growth with competitive salary, benefits and productivity bonus. This is a private practice with academic affiliation to a major teaching hospital. There is only 3 nights of call per month. The practice will consider newly trained or experienced candidates

Send resume to njsurgicalbariatrics@gmail.com.

Posted: 5/1/2014
Expires: 8/1/2014

Medical Bariatrician – Seattle, WA

Puget Sound Surgical Center

BE/BC family or internal medicine physician. If board eligible, must be in the process of completing certification. Willing to locate in beautiful Seattle, Washington to join an active, independent group of bariatric surgical providers.

Experience in bariatric, metabolic, and/or hormonal medicine preferred but not required for the right candidate willing to learn. Training is provided to acclimate the candidate to the practice with backup and support available by a board certified, fellowship trained, medical physician who will mentor as needed.

Responsibility will include pre- and post-surgical patient care, treatment of patients not eligible for surgery but who require medical treatment for obesity and other concomitant medical conditions.

Will join a team that consists of psychologists, dietitians, exercise physiologists and surgical providers.

No hospital or weekend call required.

Looking for a candidate who is willing to learn, has the personality to work with bariatric patients, gets along well with fellow providers, has a good work ethic and is a self-starter.

Competitive salary and benefits and relocation package.

Interested candidates can send their CV to bkocaj@pssurgicalcenter.com.

Posted 4/30/2014
Expires 7/30/2014

BC/BE fellowship trained laparoscopic surgeon – East Setauket, NY

Expanding Laparoscopic/Bariatric Practice

Seeking BC/BE fellowship trained laparoscopic surgeon to join group of two surgeons. Senior surgeon fellowship trained in Laparoscopy in self-established practice for last thirteen years. Second surgeon fellowship trained in Bariatric Surgery from Cleveland Clinic. Work at four area hospitals. Cases include general surgery, advanced laparoscopy, and Bariatric Surgery (hiatal hernias, nissen fundoplication, heller myotomy, lap cholecystectomy, cbde, lap appendectomy, lap colon, lap ventral & inguinal hernias, lap spleen, lap gastric bypass, sleeve and lap band). Recent move to newly built office.

Position offers:

  • Three year contract w/instruction in practice management
  • Salary with additional CME reimbursement
  • Medical/Dental coverage
  • Malpractice insurance coverage during course of employment
  • Reasonable call schedule
  • Generous amount of personal time off

Contact Office Manager: Susan Silvester
Contact Info: Office: 631-476-9296
email: mailto:ssilvester@optonline.net

Local Environment:

  • Located on the north shore of Long Island, 60 miles outside of NYC
  • NYC accessible by car and LIRR
  • Township population: 1/2 million people
  • Excellent local school districts
  • Abundance of local attractions and family friendly environment
  • Nearest airport within twenty miles

OFFICES LOCATED AT 4 Technology Drive, East Setauket, NY

Posted 4/28/2014 Expires 7/28/2014

Bariatric Surgeon/Medical Director – Kalamazoo, MI

Opportunity exists in Kalamazoo, Michigan for a dynamic Bariatric Surgeon. Candidate will be employed with a dynamic multispecialty practice and take on the role as Medical Director for the Bariatric program at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Candidate will work along side our established bariatric surgeon, bariatric clinical coordinator and dedicated bariatric dietitian in the movement toward full bariatric surgery Center of Excellence status for the hospital. Call will be shared with two other bariatric surgeons and three general surgeons in the continued growth of bariatric services with a goal of clinical and academic excellence. Current bariatric surgeries include Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, and sleeve gastrectomy surgery. Qualified candidates for this position will be Board Certified and fellowship trained in minimally invasive surgery. The practice offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package.

Bronson Methodist Hospital serves a 9-county region that includes southwest Michigan and northern Indiana. Bronson has been a Level I Trauma Center since 1989 and is a national leader in healthcare as evidenced by their recent designation as a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence and the 2009 American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Award.

Kalamazoo, located midway between Detroit and Chicago, has a tertiary service area of one million. The area offers diverse cultural opportunities, economic diversification and affordable real estate. With major focus on education, including several colleges and Western Michigan University, there are also many public, private and parochial schools. Other offerings include easy access to ski resorts, and Lake Michigan’s beautiful beaches and sand dunes. All of these factors contribute to a great quality of life in Kalamazoo.

Interested candidates should forward curriculum vitae to Cadace Lee, Physician Recruiter, at leeca@bronsonhg.org or call 269.341.8631.

Posted 4/24/2014
Expires 7/24/2014

Patient Coordinator – Beverly Hills, CA

Private Practice in Southern California seeking a patient coordinator for Bariatrics. Busy practice requires an additional patient care coordinator with experience in the Bariatric field. Position entails the following: coordinate patient to have nutrition and psych evaluation done. Submit Letter of Medical Necessity to insurance, help patients with medical clearance, pre-operative diet, post-operative diet, and help schedule surgery.

Our practice provides a comprehensive program of education and care for morbidly obese and our allied health members include internal medicine, mental health providers, registered dietitians, and surgical staff who are specialists in the management of obesity. We offer Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Adjustable Gastric Band, Band Conversion to Sleeve, Band over Bypass and the Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass procedure. Candidate must be experienced in the Bariatric field for 3+ years Our practice is located in five different locations in Southern California, this position is for the Beverly Hills location. Full benefit package includes: competitive salary and bonus, health insurance, and paid time off.

Please email your resume to Natasha@drfeiz.com.

Posted 5/30/2014 Expires 8/30/2014