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Bariatric Surgeon

Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC

Bariatric Surgery Opportunity Charlotte, NC

The Department of Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center, part of Carolinas HealthCare System is actively seeking a Bariatric Surgeon to join the Carolinas Weight Management program, one of the few programs designated as a MBSAQIP Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the American College of Surgeons.

Qualified Candidates must be
• BC/BE by the ABS
• Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery experience of 2 or more years
• Endoscopy skills preferred
• Research experience preferred

Carolinas Medical Center (CMC), an 874 quaternary level major medical center is the flagship hospital for the Carolinas Healthcare System, one of the nation’s leading and most innovative integrated healthcare organizations.

Carolinas Weight Management, created in 2007, was the first in the region to combine medical and surgical weight loss programs within the same center, thus providing the most comprehensive and advanced medical weight loss options to patients.

Carolinas Weight Management and Wellness Center includes board certified and fellowship trained surgeons who specialize in minimally invasive bariatric surgery, medical physician bariatricians, Advanced Care Practitioners, registered dietitians, exercise specialists, mental health professions, insurance specialists as well as nurses and clinical assistants.

To submit a CV for consideration please contact Jayna Wojciak, Physician Recruiter at Jayna.Wojciak@carolinashealthcare.org, or 704-631-1181.

Posted: 07/18/17
Expires: 10/18/17


Bariatrician

Bronson Health, Kalamazoo, MI

Bronson Healthcare Group is looking for a full-time Bariatrician/Medical Weight Management Physician to join a team of medical bariatrician, physician assistant, dieticians at the Bronson Metabolic Specialist. This is a busy medical weight management program and we provide comprehensive weight management to our patients. Our team works towards providing customized weight management based on individual patient needs.

As part of our team you are expected to perform the following:

-Outpatient consultations for new and follow up patients.

-No calls

-Provide medical weight management of non-surgical patients – which includes intense behavior modification counseling, use of meal replacement products, prescription medications for weight management.

-Provide pre-operative and post-operative care for bariatric surgical patients

-Collaborate with Bariatric Team – dieticians, bariatric surgery program coordinator, data collection coordinator, behavior health specialist and exercise physiologist.

-Provide Weight management information sessions to our patients.

-Provide medical education through community talks and employee health.

-Participate in ongoing system-wide provider education about obesity management, including primary care, specialties, and ancillary services.

This position represents an exciting opportunity for the right physician who has a passion for treating Obesity with multi-disciplinary team approach. The ideal candidate will possess excellent clinical, leadership, and interpersonal skills, have 5+ years of clinical experience and be Board Certified in Bariatrics or should be Board Certified in IM or FP with anticipation of becoming Board Certified in Bariatrics.

Chris Cook, Physician Recruiter cookc@bronsonhg.org

Posted: 07/18/17
Expires: 10/18/17


Psychologist Surgery Bariatrics Department

Kaiser Permanente, Clovis, California

Success is measured one step at a time

I hold myself to the highest standards. And believe in my ability to make a difference—one day at a time. As an employee of Kaiser Permanente, I have the freedom to put these beliefs into practice. Here, I have the resources and support I need to realize my potential. If you believe professional empowerment leads to personal satisfaction, this is the place to put your beliefs into practice. We have the following full-time position in Clovis, California.

Psychologist Surgery Bariatrics Department

In this role, you will provide mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and crisis intervention services for adult and/or child members with a broad range of mental health problems. You will collaborate with the treating physician, psychiatric and allied health professional team to plan and direct each individual member’s treatment program. In addition, you will provide consultation to psychiatrists, allied health professionals, and other specialty care providers on psychological and neuropsychological assessment.

Qualifications include:
• At least two years of professional experience under the direction of a licensed psychologist or board certified psychiatrist
• Bariatric experience preferred
• PhD, PsyD, or EdD in clinical or counseling required from an accredited college or university
• A current and valid license to practice psychology in the State of California or a valid license to practice in a state in the United States and the ability to practice under Business and Professional Code Section 2946 (a maximum of 180 days subject to the specifics of the regulation)
• Knowledge of social service agencies, state regulations, and APA standards as it relates to client treatment, patient rights, and client/patient confidentiality
• Previous clinical responsibilities to include psychological testing, diagnosis, crisis intervention, brief individual and group psychotherapy
• Knowledge of psychological testing techniques, administration, and interpretation. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• A National Provider Identifier (NPI) or the ability to obtain one prior to employment start date
• The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership Contact Information

 For immediate consideration, please visit jobs.kp.org for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 601714.  

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.

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Posted: 07/13/17
Expires: 08/13/17


Bariatric Program Coordinator

Metabolic & Bariatric Program at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Exciting opportunity for a Bariatric Program Coordinator in Houston, TX. The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program at Baylor College of Medicine is currently seeking a Bariatric Program Coordinator. The coordinator will assist our surgeons to build the bariatric service line in the competitive Houston area.
The Bariatric Program Coordinator will provide professional leadership in working and educating the bariatric practice staff, hospital personnel, referring physicians, and patients. In addition, the RN/coordinator will be responsible for attaining and maintaining accreditation ensuring continuous compliance with MBSAQIP requirements, maintaining relevant policies and procedures, patient education, outcomes data collection, quality improvement efforts and education of relevant staff in the various aspects of the metabolic and bariatric surgery patient with a focus on patient safety. The RN/coordinator will oversight ongoing multidisciplinary team meetings for the bariatric surgery program, and acting as a liaison between the hospital and surgical practice(s).
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. At least three years of clinical practice experience, preferably within a bariatric surgery practice.
  2. Clinical background required, RN/NP, preferred. Active Texas License.
  3. Demonstrable experience in practice development and expansion. Experience working in hospitals or ambulatory surgery centers desired.
  4. General management expertise.

Jennifer Fadner. BCM Divisional Administrator, Dept of Surgery Jh3@bcm.edu

Posted: 07/11/2017
Expires: 09/11/2017


Licensed Practical Nurse – Bariatrics

Gwinnett Medical Center, Duluth, GA

At Gwinnett Medical Center, we understand that it takes collaboration and a variety of talents and skills to deliver exceptional care to our patients. Join a progressive team that’s continually setting the pace in modern medicine and pushing the boundaries of technology. Progress never stops and neither do we. At GMC, you’ll enjoy a fast-paced environment, extensive training and plenty of advancement opportunities. With so many things in store for our future, now’s the perfect time to join us.

Licensed Practical Nurse – Bariatrics
Duluth, GA

The ideal candidate will serve as an LPN in caring for patients. He or she will be working under the leadership and supervision of the physician and the Clinic Director and will be responsible for organizing workload efficiently and working cooperatively with other staff members. Provides professional nursing care to patents.

Qualifications:
• Graduate of state approved school for registered nurses.
• Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Georgia.
• One to two years clinical experience.
• Experience in a bariatric program preferred. Previous physician’s office experience preferred

Work Schedule:
• Full-time
• Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & ONE evening until 7:00 p.m.

Gwinnett Medical Center is a 553-bed, not-for-profit healthcare network that provides a wide array of high quality services and facilities to Lawrenceville, Duluth, Johns Creek and the Atlanta area. Atlanta was just recently named a top U.S. city for healthcare by iVantage Health Analytics, and we’re proud to have helped Atlanta achieve this highly sought-after recognition. With roots that go back more than 60 years, our hospitals in Lawrenceville and Duluth have repeatedly received national recognition for clinical excellence – offering a Level II trauma center and ranking in the top 5 percent in the nation for clinical quality. Progress never stops and neither do we. Our 40,000-square-foot Strickland Heart Center demonstrates Gwinnett Medical Center’s commitment to leading the fight against cardiovascular conditions and heart disease. Named as Georgia Trend Magazine’s Number 1 large hospital, we believe it takes a variety of talents and skills to deliver exceptional care and achieve world-class results.

Life-changing opportunities happen here. This is Gwinnett Medical Center. You belong here.

Gwinnett Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information and to apply, please visit us online at careers.gwinnettmedicalcenter.org and reference job ID: 2747.

Posted: 07/05/2017
Expires: 08/05/2017


Bariatrician

Sparrow Health System, East Lansing, Michigan

Sparrow Medical Group is a large multispecialty physician group that delivers exceptional quality care and is the premier physician organization in a diverse and family friendly community. Sparrow Health System and Sparrow Medical Group are committed to improving access to medical care across the Mid-Michigan region. Sparrow Medical Group is seeking a BC/BE Internist for full time Bariatrician to support all medical aspects of patient care in the Sparrow Medical Group Bariatric Office located in the Greater Lansing area of Michigan.

• Outpatient Only
• Non-surgical, medicinal support
• 100% Adult patient population
• Onsite Psychology services and a Nutrition & Wellness Coach
• Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
• EPIC EMR
• B1G Ten University city
• Top performer in quality initiatives

Position is hospital-employed and offers:

• Excellent compensation and benefits including vacation, holiday time off, medical, dental and vision coverage
• Relocation assistance negotiable, 401(k) with matching funds, generous CME benefits
• Malpractice insurance that includes tail coverage

Please Contact:

Barb Hilborn, Manager, Provider Recruitment
Office: 800.968.3225 | Fax: 517.364.6288
Email: barbara.hilborn@sparrow.org

Posted: 07/05/2017
Expires: 10/05/2017


Academic Bariatric Surgeon

Saginaw, MI- CMU Health

The College of Medicine of Central Michigan University is actively seeking a Bariatric/Minimally Invasive Surgeon to join our metabolic surgery team and MBSAQIP-accredited program in Saginaw, MI. Located in the scenic mid-Michigan region, CMU offers a wonderful opportunity to teach and practice medicine in a new medical school and rapidly growing academic department.

We seek a candidate who shares our vision for providing an excellent education and high-quality patient care in a welcoming and supportive environment. Education of medical students and surgical residents, along with clinical research, will be an integral part of this position. The department values and supports the academic development and advancement of its faculty members. Our strong collaborative partnerships support our educational mission and offer state-of-the-art facilities including a new, technologically advanced simulation training center.

Saginaw, MI and the surrounding Great Lakes Bay region offers an attractive mix of small town charm and big city offerings. Residents experience a lower cost of living, easy accessibility to Michigan’s great outdoors, local concerts and sporting events. The region has a large, diverse and supportive medical community.

Minimum requirements include board certification in General Surgery, fellowship training in bariatric/minimally invasive surgery, and eligibility for an unrestricted Michigan medical license. Faculty appointment at the College of Medicine will be commensurate with qualifications and academic experience.

This is a full time employed faculty position offering a very competitive salary and benefit package. CMU and CMU Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit CV and contact information through our career portal at: https://physiciancareers-cmich.icims.com.

Posted: 06/29/2017
Expires: 07/29/2017


PeaceHealth is hiring a Dietitian in Eugene, Oregon

PeaceHealth, Eugene, OR

PeaceHealth is hiring a Dietitian in Eugene, Oregon PeaceHealth Medical Group in Eugene, Oregon has a career opportunity for a Dietitian to join our team in the Bariatric Center! In this full-time role, you will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of nutrition care and consulting with other multidisciplinary healthcare professionals as a part of the bariatric surgery team.

The ideal candidate will bring knowledge of the Nutrition Care Process including: nutrition assessment, identification of nutritional diagnosis, implementation of appropriate nutrition intervention, and formulation of patient specific goals to determine potential success after surgery and meet weight loss goals for pre-surgery requirements. This role is also using best practice for determining post-operative dietary guidelines and nutritional supplementation needs.

The PeaceHealth Surgical Bariatric Center team offers coordinated care for people with Obesity and varied co morbid conditions. Our team includes surgeons, a psychologist, a patient coordinator, data and quality coordinator, medical assistants and registered dietitians. We provide short-term evaluation as well as long-term post-surgical management.

Eugene-Springfield is the third largest metropolitan area in Oregon. Home of the University of Oregon, Eugene boasts cultural amenities typical of much larger cities, from the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art to the world-famous Oregon Bach Festival.

Please apply online at jobs.peachealth.org and search job ID # 148687. Questions go to Recruitment@peacehealth.org (please note: this email does not accept resumes or applications).
We offer a friendly work environment, a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Thank you for your interest!

Posted: 06/26/2017
Expires: 07/26/2017


Registered Dietitian – Bariatric Surgery & Weight Management Program

Holyoke Medical Center Weight Management Program, Holyoke, MA

Holyoke Medical Center is a 200 bed community hospital in beautiful western MA. Our MBSAQIP accredited Weight Management Program provides both medical and surgical weight loss programs. Since opening in March 2016 we have had steady, rapid growth of over 50 new patients per month and are looking to expand our bariatric team.

We have exceptional safety and weight loss results and are seeking a dynamic Registered Dietitian to provide medical nutrition therapy to patients seeking medical and surgical weight loss. The RD will be involved in both pre-op and post-op nutrition education. Candidate will provide nutrition therapy in individual and group settings, as well as work collaboratively with the Weight Management Program team to develop curriculum, patient education tools and workshops, and participate in program development activities. Hours vary as flexibility is needed to hold workshops and classes in the evening hours throughout the week.

An ideal candidate has a strong interest in adult nutrition and exercise counseling and enjoys working in a fast paced research-based program. Candidate will work as part of a team with our bariatric surgeon, surgical PA, current registered dietitian and behavioral health therapists.

The Pioneer Valley of Western MA is home to 5 universities and many top-ranked liberal arts colleges. The area is nationally recognized as having numerous family-friendly, safe communities with a multitude of cultural and recreational activities easily accessible.

Qualifications:
• 2 years experience
• Spanish speaking candidates encouraged to apply
• Current RD license within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Commission on Dietetic Registration
• Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management Level 1 preferred

Contact Information

Elana Davidson, PA- C, MPAS
Clinical Lead
HMC Weight Management Program
(413) 535-4759
davidson_elana@holyokehealth.com

Posted: 6/21/17
Expires: 8/21/17


Bariatric Nutrition Coordinator

Marina Weight Loss Center, Marina Del Rey, CA

The Bariatric Nutrition Coordinator is responsible for planning and delivering nutrition care to the bariatric patient population according to the physicians’ diagnoses. He or she will perform pre and postoperative assessments to include review of weight, medical, psychological and diet histories. He or she will perform as a member of the multidisciplinary care team. The Nutrition Coordinator will provide individual and group nutritional education classes including but not limited to pre and postoperative diet progression, weight management and vitamin supplementation. He or she will provide monthly bariatric oriented recipes. Participate in monthly support groups and team meetings. He or she will provide educational in-services to allied health providers. The Nutrition Coordinator will oversee the bariatric program social media blog and newsletter for nutritional guidelines. Provide research based bariatric nutrition recommendations to the bariatric team.

Current Registered Dietitian license required, Master degree preferred.
Weight Management Certification required or obtained within 90 days of employment.
American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Membership required or obtained within 90 days of employment.
Advanced computer knowledge including social media posting required.
Prior experience in weight management as registered dietitian in healthcare setting preferred.
Must have current BLS certification or obtained within 90 days of employment.
Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and written. Spanish speaking preferred.

Contact Information

Please e-mail resume to Bridgette.Agee@marinahospital.com

Posted: 6/19/17
Expires: 7/19/17


Bariatric Coordinator

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber

CSS Medical Center at Windber is currently seeking a Bariatric Coordinator. This position is to assist in the continual growth and development of the hospital’s bariatric program and uphold the requirements of the facilities accreditation from the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (MBSAQIP). This position provides education to patients and staff, as well as facilitation and coordination of seminars and support groups. This is a part-time position with flexible hours. Professional PA healthcare license such as RN, LPN, or Registered Dietician required. Degree from a 4 year college or university preferred. Experience with marketing, Quality Improvement, or Patient Safety is a plus. Must have robust computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office products. Certification/training in data entry and CPR Certification required within 6 months. Qualified candidates can submit resume & cover letter in confidence to:

CSS Medical Center at Windber
Human Resources Department
600 Somerset Avenue
Windber, PA 15963
Fax: (814) 467-3453
wmcapps@windbercare.org

Posted: 6/19/17
Expires: 9/19/17


Fellowship in Clinical Obesity and Metabolism

UT Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance

Carolyn J. and Robert J. Allison Jr. Family Foundation
Fellowship in Clinical Obesity and Metabolism
UT Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance

UTHealth Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance invites applications for our comprehensive Clinical Fellowship in Obesity Medicine. This one-year fellowship, the fifth in the nation, is designed for current residents or recent graduates of internal medicine, family medicine, or endocrinology training programs who wish to obtain rigorous, comprehensive subspecialty training in the area of Obesity Medicine. We are currently recruiting fellows seeking to begin the fellowship program on August 1, 2018. The deadline is September 8, 2017 for 2018 applicants.

This fellowship has been designed to provide trainees with expertise and clinical experience in the emerging field of Obesity Medicine, with a primary focus on the evaluation and management of patients with obesity. Fellows will learn how to treat obesity through intensive lifestyle intervention, nutritional, behavioral, pharmacological and surgical means, as well as how to address the comorbidities of this disorder most effectively. We anticipate that trainees who complete this fellowship program will be prepared to pursue clinical and/or academic careers focused in obesity medicine and to become leaders in this emerging discipline.

Fellowship training in Obesity Medicine will occur over 1 year. Trainees will spend the majority of time in the clinical environment learning about obesity and its comorbidities. By the end of the fellowship, fellows will have a good understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of body weight regulation and a fundamental knowledge of current research in the field of Obesity medicine. They will be able to assess a patient with obesity or other metabolic disorders and to determine an appropriate treatment plan. Trainees will understand and utilize standard and innovative approaches to the treatment of obesity, including body composition and metabolic measurement, novel combination therapies, surgical and medical integration of care, and they will participate in outcomes related research and/or new and emerging treatment trials. They will be able to complete a full evaluation for patients with indications for obesity treatment both medically, surgically, and the med/surg combination patient and provide comprehensive care that leads to disease improvement.

Fellows will also develop the skills to be a competent teacher of Obesity Medicine to medical students, family medicine residents, and endocrinology fellows rotating in the center. Outcomes and standard of care research will be completed under the guidance of a member of the Program faculty.

This fellowship is available to physicians who will have completed an accredited residency program in internal medicine, family medicine, and endocrinology. Other backgrounds considered on a case by case basis.

To apply to the Clinical Obesity Medicine fellowship, please forward a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Deborah Bade Horn, DO, MPH, MFOMA
Program Director, Allison Family Foundation Fellowship in Obesity Medicine and Metabolism
Medical Director, UT Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance
Houston, Texas
Deborah.B.Horn@uth.tmc.edu

For further information or application materials, please contact Salome Roe at Salome.R.Roe@uth.tmc.edu.

Posted: 6/19/17
Expires: 9/8/17


Physician Assistant, Weight Management Program/Bariatric Surgery

Holyoke Medical Center Weight Management Program

Holyoke Medical Center is a 200 bed community hospital in beautiful western MA. Our MBSAQIP accredited Weight Management Program provides both medical and surgical weight loss programs. Since opening in March 2016 we have had steady, rapid growth of over 50 new patients per month and are looking to expand our bariatric team.

We have exceptional safety and weight loss results and will be adding a provider who is committed to providing quality care while changing patients’ lives. An ideal candidate has a strong interest in nutrition and exercise counseling and enjoys working in a fast paced research-based program. The PA will work as part of a team with our bariatric surgeon, surgical PA, registered dietitian and behavioral health therapist. The PA would be involved in all aspects of patient care including: providing office consultations, first assisting on bariatric surgeries, inpatient rounding, being part of a shared call schedule and involvement in an FDA trial and other research opportunities.

The Pioneer Valley of Western MA is home to 5 universities and many top-ranked liberal arts colleges. The area is nationally recognized as having numerous family-friendly, safe communities with a multitude of cultural and recreational activities easily accessible.

Qualifications:
• Graduate of an approved Physician Assistant Program
• Current or pending NCCPA Certification
• Experience in general surgery and/or bariatric surgery
• Spanish speaking preferable

Contact Information

Elana Davidson, PA- C, MPAS
Clinical Lead
HMC Weight Management Program
(413) 535-4759
davidson_elana@holyokehealth.com

Posted: 6/19/17
Expires: 9/19/17


Bariatric Nurse Manager (RN) – Bariatrics Program

Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ

Bariatric Nurse Manager (RN) – Bariatrics Program
Monmouth Medical Center
Long Branch, NJ

Monmouth Medical Center is one of New Jersey’s largest community teaching hospitals, where physicians work as a team dedicated to academic excellence, clinical competence and comprehensive and compassionate patient care. Due to our continued growth to serve the needs of our community, we are seeking a Bariatric Nurse Manager (RN) within our Bariatrics Program. The Bariatric Program at Monmouth Medical Center is one of the oldest programs, performing minimally invasive bariatric surgeries for over 18 years.

The Bariatric Program Manager leads a clinical service in a dynamic process of adaptation to service goals, changes in healthcare systems and response to customer demands. Fosters autonomy, accountability and professional/personal growth and development of staff. The Bariatric Program Manager is a person of influence who collaborates across disciplines and departments to facilitate communications, change and process improvement. This key team member assures safety in practice and is inclusive of the principles of evidenced based practice by maintaining a realization of own individual level of knowledge and experience, and assumes responsibility for advancing knowledge of self and colleagues of the patient care team by communication with and utilizing resource persons and programs available. The Bariatric Program Manager collaborates with other disciplines and departments to facilitate communications, change and process improvement. In addition, the Bariatric Program Manager is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors, etc. He/she will perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Masters preferred.
• Strong bariatric or OR experience required.
• Prior experience in nursing leadership/coordination/management position preferred, will train.
• Current N.J. professional Licensure.
• BLS Certification.

To learn more and apply online, please visit: https://www.rwjbarnabashealthcareers.org/asmbsrnb

About Monmouth Medical Center:

For more than 125 years, Monmouth Medical Center has been the leader in central New Jersey in providing the best in health care and latest in medical technology to the nearly one million residents that comprise its primary service area of Monmouth and portions of Ocean and Middlesex Counties.

Barnabas Health provides excellent benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, employer-matched 401(k) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Contact Information

To learn more and apply online, please visit: https://www.rwjbarnabashealthcareers.org/asmbsrnb

Posted: 6/13/17
Expires: 7/13/17


Medical Bariatrics

Community Physician Network, Indianapolis, IN

Job Location

This physician will join an employed group of over 600 physicians in Indianapolis, IN.

Highlights

Community Physician Network is seeking a BE/BC Family Medicine or Internal Medicine trained Bariatrician to practice in Central Indiana, at Community Hospital North. Ideal candidates will have a passion for managing a busy medical weight loss program and a willingness to provide support throughout the entire process.

• Accredited Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®
• Focus on medical bariatrics
• No Call
• Non-surgical
• Established referral system
• Interest in practice and program building
• Looking for a well-trained, team-oriented physician with consistent training
• Employed position with competitive salary
• Paid malpractice, full benefits, vacation and CME time

Licensure & Certifications

Board certified/board eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine trained Bariatrician.

About Us

Ranked among the nation’s most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is guided by a simple mission: “Deeply committed to the communities we serve, we enhance health and well-being.” We fulfill this mission by making exceptional health care easy to access, as well as by involving ourselves deeply in the well-being and quality of life of the communities that gave birth to our network nearly six decades ago. Our organization’s values are represented by the acronym PRIIDE: Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovations, Dedication, and Excellence. These values drive the work we do every day and the attitude we bring to every task.

Site Description

With an appealing blend of big-city amenities, cosmopolitan style, small-town affordability and communities which boast top notch school systems, the Indianapolis area is consistently ranked nationally among the best places to live. Indiana is also consistently ranked one of the top 5 physician friendly states.

Contact Information

https://www.ecommunity.com/careers/jobs/medical-bariatrics-1600957
For more information, contact:
Caitlin Gallagher, Senior Network Physician Recruiter
Phone: 317-621-7347 | Email: CGallagher2@ecommunity.com

Posted: 6/8/17
Expires: 7/8/17


Obesity Medicine Specialist

Loyola University Health System, Chicago, IL

BARIATRICIAN – ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER – CHICAGO

Loyola University Chicago (LUC) Stritch School of Medicine Department of Surgery announces its search for a full time Obesity Medicine Specialist to join its fully accredited, multidisciplinary obesity medical and surgical programs.

The Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care provides a comprehensive program for the treatment of patients with obesity and metabolic diseases. The programs offer stand-alone medical therapy, endoluminal therapy, and comprehensive bariatric procedures. The medical program offers state of the art medication, dietary and exercise counseling and now endoluminal therapies including the gastric balloon and suturing. The medical, psychological, nutritional, and surgical staffs are specialists in the surgical and medical management of obesity and practice at an outpatient facility at our Loyola Gottlieb campus with an established referral base.

The selected candidate will be board eligible/board certified in internal medicine with a certification by the American Board of Obesity Medicine, preferred. The salary will be commensurate with experience.

Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, Loyola University Health System is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus and 22 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, IL. The heart of the medical center campus, Loyola University Hospital, is a 570-licensed-bed facility. It houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children’s Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center and Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Health & Fitness. An important component of the clinical program is the strong affiliation with Edward G. Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital situated on an adjacent campus.

Interested applicants should direct a copy of their CV and cover letter to: Dr. Paul Kuo, Chairman, Department of Surgery, LUC Stritch School of Medicine and Dr. Bipan Chand Director, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care. Please direct email to Michelle Pencyla, Physician Recruitment Office, at mpencyla@lumc.edu.

www.LoyolaMedicine.org

Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty.

Michelle Pencyla
Director, Physician Recruitment
Loyola University Health System
mpencyla@lumc.edu
708-216-5978

Posted: 6/7/17
Expires: 9/7/17


ARNP – Bariatric Surgery

Kaiser Permanente, Bellevue, Washington

The Bellevue Medical Center is located in the growing East King County area in the heart of the Bellevue medical district and high tech core. This facility is a state of the art 190,000 square foot building encompassing 20 plus multi-specialty services, including a 24/7 urgent care, outpatient surgery center and sophisticated outpatient diagnostic and treatment services.

The ARNP is an integral member of the healthcare team and has authority to admit or refer patients, prescribe medications and treatments and order tests.

The ideal candidate will:

Have at least 4 or more years of experience, managing a panel of patients in a Bariatric Surgery setting.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong background in acute care surgical nursing, Bariatric Surgery and/or General Surgery.

The ARNP’s primary responsibilities will include – but may not be limited to: •Participate in initial patient assessment and the formulation, implementation and monitoring of the pre-operative and post-operative care plan.
•Prescribe medication and order other non-pharmacological therapies
•Utilize telephone interviewing skills and critical thinking skills in assessing patient symptoms, and changes to determine appropriate education and support.
•Pre-surgical and procedural patient education is performed in person, in-clinic setting and in-hospital rounding.

For more information detailing the innovative work and amazing achievements our nursing teams accomplish through their dedicated focus in providing the highest levels of quality patient care, please visit http://bit.ly/KP_Nursing.

KPWAHTF

Qualifications Experience requirements Minimum: 1-2 years ARNP experience.

Preferred: 4-5 years of ARNP Bariatric surgery experience ideal;

Knowledge/ skill requirements Minimum: Excellent written and verbal communication, problem-solving, leadership and decision-making skills. Strong customer service skills; excellent computer skill

Education requirements Minimum: Master’s degree in Nursing from accredited school of nursing a and graduate of accredited ARNP program

Certificates/ Licensure: Minimum: Current Washington State RN and ARNP license; Prescriptive Authority in State of Washington

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

Rachel Emery | Recruiter
Talent Acquisition – Kaiser Permanente
PHONE 206-448-4708 | CDS 320-4708
E-MAIL: emery.r@ghc.org

Posted: 6/5/17
Expires: 7/5/17


Division Chief of Bariatric Surgery

Merritt Hawkins, Syracuse, NY

Merritt Hawkins has partnered with The Department of Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University to conduct a national search for Division Chief of Bariatric Surgery. This position will involve expanding and further developing a well-known accredited surgical program of excellence in Upstate New York.

Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted New York medical license. Candidates must be board certified in general surgery and fellowship trained in bariatric/minimally invasive surgery (or have equivalent experience). Additionally, candidates should be at the Associate Professor rank or higher and have significant clinical and leadership experience in an academic medical center. In addition, a significant record of either educational or research success is required.

The Division Chief will engage in various leadership activities, provide administrative leadership, provide financial oversight, engage in academic activities and mentoring faculty, and oversee clinical and patient care services. Opportunities exist to participate and further expand clinical and translational research.

Academic appointment and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience and are competitive both nationally and regionally.

Syracuse, New York has a metropolitan area population of approximately 750,000. Central New York is a beautiful, friendly, and very affordable place to live. Home to the Syracuse Orange and the only domed stadium in the Northeast, provides an excellent venue for NCAA Division I Football and Basketball. Summer and winter, there are ample outdoor recreational options at our numerous nearby county and state parks. Downhill and cross-country skiing, ice skating, swimming, boating, and hiking opportunities are all within a 30-minute drive of the medical center in the nearby Finger Lakes and Adirondack Mountains. Cultural attractions such as museums, theatre, symphony, jazz fests, and home for the New York State Fair.The area is consistently ranked as having one of the “Top 100” public educational systems in the United States. Located less than five hours from Boston, New York, Montreal, or Toronto, it affords quick access to large metropolitan venues.

Upstate Medical University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

David King, Director of Academic Recruiting p: 800-876-0500 e: medcareers@merritthawkins.com Please reference BS-48044.

Posted: 5/15/17
Expires: 8/15/17


Associate Bariatric Psychologist

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

The Department of Psychiatry and the Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is seeking a full-time cognitive-behavioral psychologist to join our faculty. We are seeking candidates with outstanding clinical, teaching, and supervision skills, a strong background in cognitive behavioral theory and treatment, and an interest in clinical research. Responsibilities will include outpatient clinical care of bariatric patients, and trainee supervision and teaching, with opportunities for collaborative research. Applicants should be licensed in Massachusetts or license- eligible with a graduate degree from an APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology and primarily interested in working in a community and/or academic hospital setting. Academic rank at Harvard Medical School will be commensurate with experience, training and achievements. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae and letter of interest to Kellene Isom, MS, RD, LDN, Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115 or kisom@bwh.harvard.edu.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted: 5/10/17
Expires: 8/10/17


Fellowship Trained Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeon

William A Graber, MD, PC; Syracuse and Utica in Beautiful Central NY

Established, busy bariatric surgery practice with offices in Syracuse and Utica NY seeks a fellowship-trained, board eligible or board-certified bariatric surgeon to join our practice. Our program is a ASMBS center of excellence and consists of a team of caring, talented, and dedicated healthcare professionals.

Beautiful four-season community, located in the foothills of the adirondacks. Superb schools: access to the Arts and Recreational activities. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including malpractice coverage, medical/dental insurance, paid vacation/CME and 401K.

Interested candidates please send your CV to tsullivan@drgrabermd.com

Posted: 5/5/17
Expires: 8/5/17


Laparoscopic Bariatric/General Surgeon

New Jersey Bariatric Center, Springfield, NJ

Established and busy bariatric and general surgery practice with offices in northern and central New Jersey seeks a fellowship-trained, board-certified bariatric and general surgeon to join our practice. Our program is a ASMBS center of excellence designate, with surgeons we support them with a strong multi-disciplinary team of physician assistants, nutritionists, psychologists and insurance experts. We pride ourselves in a collaborative and team approach among the entire staff, and we’re looking for surgeon with strong surgical skills, excellent patient communication ability and willingness to work hard to build his/her practice with our support. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including malpractice coverage, medical/dental insurance, paid vacation/CME and 401K.

Interested candidates please send your CV to jobs@njbcenter.com

Posted: 4/26/17
Expires: 7/26/17


Bariatrician

Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL

Exciting Opportunity for a Bariatrician in sunny Tampa, FL!

The Tampa General Hospital/University of South Florida Bariatric Center is recruiting an additional Bariatrician/Obesity Medicine Specialist.

The 6,000 square foot Center is dedicated to the care of patients with obesity and houses an interdisciplinary team including two bariatric surgeons, one bariatrician, two surgical fellows, advanced practice providers, dietitians, psychologists, exercise physiologists and support staff.

The Bariatric Center is a dynamic, patient-centered environment with multiple opportunities for professional growth and career development. This leading Bariatric Center is accredited by the ACS-MBSAQIP as a comprehensive center with adolescent qualifications. The bariatric surgery program was established in 1998 and has a cohort of 5,000 bariatric surgery patients.

This position is focused on direct patient care in an outpatient setting including pre- and post-operative care of the bariatric surgical patient. Other duties include participating in a medical weight loss program, managing complex nutritional patients, and implementing quality improvement projects. The physician will have the opportunity to develop a scholarly concentration in clinical trials and assisting in establishing a bariatric medicine fellowship.

The candidate should be BE/BC in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine. Endocrinology, prior experience in Bariatrics and certification in Obesity Medicine are desirable.

Please send a CV, cover letter and salary requirements to: Amy M. Carrasco, HR Manager/TGMG at acarrasco@tgh.org or PO Box 1289, Tampa, FL, 33601-1289

Posted: 4/21/17
Expires: 7/21/17


Obesity Medicine Specialist

St. Luke’s University Health Network, Phillipsburg, NJ

St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is seeking full-time Obesity Medicine Specialist to join a busy multidisciplinary, MBSAQIP Comprehensive Center and Non-surgical Weight Management Program. We are expanding our program to include a satellite office at our Warren Campus in Phillipsburg, NJ, for our Medical Weight Management (Non-surgical) program as well as pre and post-bariatric surgery visits. This position represents an exciting opportunity for the right physician to work with our current Medical Director/Obesity Medicine Specialist and multi-disciplinary team in the development of a satellite program, and to champion the outreach and education efforts focused on the medical prevention and treatment of obesity. The ideal candidate should be Board Certified in Obesity Medicine or should be Board Certified in IM or FP with anticipation of becoming Board Certified in Obesity Medicine.

St. Luke’s Warren Campus is a 214-bed, acute care hospital that serves Warren County and Hunterdon County in New Jersey, and Northampton County in Pennsylvania. The hospital is part of the St. Luke’s University Health Network, which is a non-profit network comprised of physicians and hospitals, providing care in eastern Pennsylvania and western NJ. The Network includes more than 150 locations and seven hospitals and employs more than 450 physicians and 200 advanced practitioners. Opportunities exist for teaching and an academic appointment with the Temple/St. Luke’s Medical School where students spend their second, third and fourth years at St. Luke’s on the Bethlehem Campus. St. Luke’s currently has more than 180 physicians enrolled in internship, residency and fellowship programs. Visit www.slhun.org.

Just 30 minutes from the Pocono Mountains, and midway between Philadelphia and New York City, Phillipsburg is an historic town with an exciting future. It’s a place where the beauty, culture, tourism and recreational activities are enhanced with a growing base of small and mid-size businesses.

Please contact our recruiter, Drea Rosko, at 484-526-4132 or at Drea.Rosko@sluhn.org

Posted: 4/12/17
Expires: 7/12/17


Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Bariatric Surgery Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Dartmouth-Hitchcock, located in Lebanon, New Hampshire on the Vermont/New Hampshire border is New Hampshire”s only integrated, academic, Level I trauma center. Home to Dartmouth College, the Lebanon/Hanover area is a vibrant, academic and professional community offering excellent schools, lively arts, and an unmatched quality of life in a beautiful, rural setting. Dartmouth-Hitchcock includes a modern 400-bed tertiary care hospital, research and clinical facilities for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic.

The Section of General Surgery seeks an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant who will provide care to patients within our Bariatric Surgery Program. This NP/PA will work as a member of our clinical care team providing pre and post-operative care, and educational support to bariatric surgery patients. Associate Providers with experience in primary care, health and wellness or weight loss are encouraged to apply.

Requirements: APRN/PA currently (or eligible) licensed in NH.

Interested applicants should contact Maureen Quigley, APRN at Maureen.t.quigley@hitchcock.org

Posted: 4/12/17
Expires: 7/12/17


Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgeron

Long Island Obesity Surgery, Huntington, NY

Expanding Laparoscopic/Bariatric practice in Huntington, NY 11743 is seeking BC/BE fellowship trained laparoscopic/bariatric surgeon to join a single bariatric surgeon. Senior surgeon fellowship trained in bariatric surgery and in practice for 10 years. 80% Bariatric Surgery, 20% Advanced Laparoscopy.

We pride ourselves in a collaborative and team approach among the entire staff, and we’re looking for surgeon with strong surgical skills, excellent patient communication ability and willingness to work hard to build his/her practice with our support.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including malpractice coverage, medical insurance, paid vacation and 401K.

Please contact the office manager Helene at 631-351-2024 and send a CV to drbuchin@liobesitysurgery.com

Posted: 4/10/17
Expires: 7/10/17