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Bariatrician

CentraCare Health, St. Cloud, MN

CentraCare Clinic is seeking a non-surgical Bariatrician to join CentraCare Bariatric Center and its multidisciplinary provider team.

About CentraCare Bariatric Center:
• The Center provides a comprehensive approach to weight loss through a variety of medical and surgical options designed to meet a person’s specific needs and achieve the best long-term outcomes.

Position Summary:
• Provide medical weight management of non-surgical patients, pre-operative medical screenings, post-operative follow-up care and post-operative acute visits in partnership with the bariatric surgery team.
• Collaborate with service line leaders for the oversight of quality and safety, comply with accreditation guidelines for bariatric surgery programming, participate in multidisciplinary committees and expand program initiatives.
• Assist with the development of an organization-wide weight & wellness program.

Qualifications:
• Board certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine or other related specialty
• Board certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine upon hire or eligible for board certification
• Fellowship preferred
• Ability to take a leadership role

Highlights:
• Clinic Employed position- over 450 physicians on Medical Staff
• “Truven Top 100” Hospital eleven times. St. Cloud Hospital is the only hospital in Minnesota that has received the Top 100 hospitals distinction 11 times.
• Magnet Hospital
• Regional referral center of 489 beds with $225 million hospital expansion-new surgical suites, new ICU/CCU & private rooms
• Competitive compensation and benefits
• Serving a 12 county area of ~700,000
• CentraCare Health has been on “Best Places to Work in Minnesota” by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

St. Cloud, MN
• 60 minutes from Twin Cities
• Family Friendly
• Excellent School options
• Four season recreation
• River and Lakes area
• Theatre and arts
• Four colleges

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Josh Delzer
Physician Recruiter
320-255-5988
joshua.delzer@centracare.com

Posted: 11/20/17
Expires: 12/20/17


MIS/Bariatric/General Surgeon

Staten Island University Hospital Northwell Health, Staten Island, NY

Northwell Health is seeking a BC/BE Bariatric/General Surgeon to join Staten Island University Hospital, a teaching hospital of the Zucker School of Medicine Hofstra/Northwell. The hospital is an MBSAQIP Comprehensive Center. Preference will be given to surgeons with fellowship training. You will be part of an active multispecialty General Surgery faculty practice. Teaching opportunities include working with General Surgery residents, medical students and an Advanced GI MIS Fellow. The successful candidate will possess excellent clinical skills, endoscopic skills, and an interest in surgical education and research. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

Founded in 1861, Staten Island University Hospital is a 714-bed, specialized teaching hospital located in New York City’s fastest growing borough. Occupying two large campuses, plus a number of community-based health centers and labs, the hospital provides quality care to people on Staten Island, the New York metropolitan region, and to patients from around the world.
Staten Island is the third largest borough in New York City and is home to diverse neighborhoods, parks, natural areas, and cultural attractions. It is right over the bridge from either Brooklyn or New Jersey, or you can reach Manhattan via ferry, or less than 30 minutes via car. “The small town in the Big City” affords suburban living within the confines of the Big Apple; the best of both worlds. Wherever you roam, you will encounter breathtaking views, world class culture and education and a neighborhood to fit every palate. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Contact Information:
Karen E. Gibbs, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Chief, General, MIS & Bariatric Surgery
Staten Island University Hospital Northwell Health
kgibbs@northwell.edu

Posted: 11/20/17
Expires: 02/20/18


Nurse Practitioner

Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, Michigan

Munson Medical Center in beautiful Traverse City, MI is searching for a Nurse Practitioner to join its General Surgery Service line to manage its Center of Excellence Bariatric Program.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing the requirements necessary to maintain a Center of Excellence Bariatric Program. This entails managing the day to day operations of the inpatient and outpatient setting. These functions include monthly educational seminars and support group meetings. Clinical functions include outpatient management of nutritional deficiencies, lifestyle changes, adherence to diet and exercise compliance, triage support services, and making appropriate referrals to specialist services as necessary.

This individual will be responsible for assisting in promoting the Bariatric Service Line within the medical community, as well as to the general population.

This position is an integral addition to the General Surgery Service line at Munson Medical Center. Additional responsibilities include outpatient follow up of the general surgery population and triage support services.

The ideal candidate will have a background in bariatric surgery, as well as an understanding of the needs of the inpatient and outpatient bariatric patient, and be capable of managing the operations necessary to maintain a Center of Excellence Program.

This position would be Monday through Friday with evening presentations monthly. No call requirements.

Traverse City is well known as one of America’s top destinations for family vacations, local craft beer and wine, abundant fresh farm-to-table food, fun festivals, sailing, golf, hiking, a vibrant arts community, and miles of spectacular freshwater shoreline.

For more information and to apply on-line https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/munson#/job/3616

Posted: 11/15/17
Expires: 01/15/18


BARIATRIC COORDINATOR RN

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers, Evergreen Park, IL 60805

he primary role of the Bariatric Coordinator RN is to facilitate the care of bariatric patients and help to manage the ongoing compliance of the Metabolic Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). The Bariatric Coordinator is involved in bariatric program development as well as oversight for patient and staff education. The Bariatric Coordinator assists in the management of multidisciplinary teams and acts as the liaison between the inpatient team and the surgical group.

BSN Required; Current RN license in the State of Illinois. 2-5 years Bariatric experience preferred. Proficient in Electronic medical record.

Contact Katie Hudson, Recruiter, at khudson@lcmh.org

Posted: 11/14/17
Expires: 12/14/17


Physician Assistant-Bariatric Surgery

St. Peter’s Health Partners-St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, NY

St. Peters Health Partners Medical Associates, P.C., is seeking a Surgical Physician Assistant for our Bariatric Surgery practice at St. Peter’s Hospital. This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join an established Bariatric Surgery practice for both the outpatient and inpatient/OR settings. Enjoy excellent colleagues, strong system practice support, and a provider friendly environment.

Located in Albany, St. Peter’s Bariatric Care is committed to providing comprehensive care bariatric care. Each patient receives an evaluation and individualized treatment plan by a highly trained, board certified Bariatric Surgeon. This practice is operated by St. Peter’s Hospital. The practice coordinates care with behavioral health, endocrinology, and nutritional care.

The practice is growing and is seeking an advanced practitioner to see patients at its office in Albany, NY and to work with the surgeon in the OR and follow patients post surgically.

REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants should have the following:

• Board Certification and NYS license
• 3-5 years of experience required in a surgical setting, preferably with surgical office experience as well as in Bariatrics.
• Applicants should possess excellent clinical skills, communication skills, and a strong commitment to providing excellent care that is team oriented

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE: St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, P.C. offers a comprehensive salary and compensation package that includes:
• Competitive salary with incentives
• Excellent benefits; including health/vision/dental insurances
• Paid malpractice, including post-SPHP employment tail coverage
• CME time & expense allowance
• Paid time away from the practice
• 2 part retirement savings program with employer matching program

Contact Information:
Katie Hart
Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiter
katie.hart@sphp.com

Posted: 11/13/17
Expires: 01/13/18


Bariatric Coordinator

Capital Regional Medical Center, Tallahassee, FL 32308

Capital Regional Medical Center has an exciting opportunity to join our leadership team as a Manager of Bariatric Services!
CRMC is located in Tallahassee Florida and has 1,100 employees, 500 physicians, and offers a plethora of acute care services to include 24/7 ER, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest pain Center, Orthopedic Center, Surgical Services and a Stroke Center amongst many other specialties. Our Manager of Bariatric Services will be a licensed Healthcare Professional and have a minimum of three years of clinical experience with some experience in Bariatrics preferred.
If you are interested in learning more and applying , please click here->
http://capitalregionalmedicalcenter.com/careers/jobs/manager-of-bariatric-services-tallahassee-florida-00355-8319?src=CWS-10230

Contact: Kelly Malloy
kelly.malloy@hcahealthcare.com

Posted: 11/09/17
Expires: 01/09/18


Bariatric Psychologist

Cone Health, Greensboro, NC

Bariatric Psychologist
Cone Health Medical Weight Management
Greensboro, NC

Cone Health Medical Weight Management is seeking a Ph.D. Bariatric Psychologist for their outpatient clinic in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Bariatric Psychologist will provide outpatient care for patients, ages 8 years old and up with a variety of psychological needs who struggle with obesity and the associated conditions as part of the interdisciplinary team. The ideal candidate will have additional training and experience in dealing with obesity specifically, and eating disorders in general. Experience in evaluating patients for bariatric surgery is useful, but the bulk of the position will be working one on one and in groups with patients requiring behavioral modification therapy in the medical weight loss clinic.

We offer a competitive salary package that includes medical insurance and a 403-retirement plan.

Minimum qualifications include: North Carolina psychology license, PhD or Psy.D from an APA accredited clinical psychology program, and APA accredited clinical internship.

Cone Health Medical Weight Management in a part of Cone Health, a not-for-profit system of 6 hospitals and more than 100 practices locations. Cone Health delivers high quality patient outcomes in primary, secondary and tertiary level diagnostic and treatment services, an excellent practice community, and a work/life balance. Cone Health offers the latest developments in medical care and a family-oriented culture of dedication, compassion, and excellence.

Greensboro, NC and surrounding areas were ranked as the 14th “Best Big City” in the U.S. for having high salaries, affordable cost of living (over 10 percent better than national average) and a great job market for physicians and surgeons in https://www.goodcall.com/data-center/2016-best-places-physicians-and-surgeons. Greensboro, is a growing community of more than 280,000 people with a referral base of more than 500,000 people. Greensboro offers excellent schools along with numerous parks, great cultural events, sports, eclectic restaurants, and more. For weekend getaways, Greensboro https://www.visitgreensboronc.com/ is an easy driving distance to the Blue Ridge Mountains as well as NC, SC, and VA beaches and is proximate to 3 airports.

Please contact:
Rebekah Driggers
Director, Cone Health Physician Recruitment
rebekah.driggers@conehealth.com
Office (336) 663-5054

EOE
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Posted: 11/05/17
Expires: 12/08/17


Bariatric & Metabolic Program System-wide Manager

Univeristy Hospitals,Cleveland, OH

The Program Manager coordinates the overall clinical and administrative aspects of the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program sponsored by University Hospitals Health System (including but not limited to Cleveland Medical Center, Geauga Medical Center, and Parma Medical Center). Ensures the Bariatric Surgery Program meets and/or exceeds all standards of the ACS MBSAQIP accreditation program. Manages and works to expand the Bariatric referral development activities throughout the UHHS. In collaboration with the Digestive Health Institute (DHI) and System/Hospital senior leadership; executes the marketing and promotion plan of the UH Bariatric Program and Metabolic Nutrition programs. Develops and oversees the recruitment, processing and post-surgical follow. In collaboration with the Medical Director, coordinates the development and implementation of all clinical aspects of the medical and surgical weight management programs including pre-surgical care pathways, surgical routines, doctor’s orders, clinical pathways, discharge instructions, and follow-up. Develops and maintains an outcomes management program through participation in the ACS MBSAQIP (American College of Surgeons Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program) Database and the use of Exemplo and other hospital applications. The Manager may provide direct patient care in area of clinical training on an as needed basis.

Richard Buchta, RN
System Director of Nursing
University Hospitals Digestive Health Institute
Richard.Buchta@uhhospitals.org

Posted: 11/08/17
Expires: 02/08/18


Physician Assistant- Certified

William A. Graber, MD, PC- Weight Loss Surgery, Syracuse/Utica, NY

The team of healthcare professionals at William A. Graber, MD, PC is dedicated to helping people achieve their weight loss goals with our expert bariatric surgeons and staff. William A. Graber, MD, PC is an equal opportunity employer.

In 2002, Dr. William Graber recognized the need for a weight loss surgery program in Upstate New York. Since then, we have treated more than 7,000 patients at our Utica/New Hartford and Syracuse locations. Our board-certified surgeons specialize in laparoscopic bariatric surgery, which uses the most advanced techniques to perform weight loss surgery. Surgery is performed at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Joseph’s Hospital Healthcare.

We are offering an exciting, full-time opportunity in a well-established private practice in CNY area. We are a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program accredited center of excellence.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing post-operative care and education, assessing patients, hospital rounding, writing notes, ordering and interpreting routine diagnostic procedures and laboratories, providing first assist services in operating room. Will train and work within scope of practice under supervising physician. Competitive salary and benefits available, including 401K.

Requirements: Graduate of an accredited PA program. Board certified. Licensed by the State of NY. Maintains CME and licensing as required by the NYS Dept. of Education. Experience preferred, new grads welcome.

Visit www.drgrabermd.com for more information on the practice. Please contact Theresa Sullivan, Practice Manager, with any questions or to submit resume: tsullivan@drgrabermd.com

Posted: 11/08/17
Expires: 12/08/17


Dietician I

PeaceHealth, Eugene, OR

PeaceHealth Medical Group in Eugene, Oregon is seeking a Dietitian I to join our team in the Bariatric Center.

We have several part time roles, which 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. Ideally, you 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.

We offer a friendly work environment, a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package!

Eugene-Springfield is the 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.

For more info or to apply, please visit our website: jobs.peacehealth.org. You may email LRustay@peacehealth.org with any questions (please note: this email does not accept resumes or applications). Thank you for your interest!

PeaceHealth is an EEO Affirmative Action Race/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Veteran/Disability Employer

Posted: 11/08/17
Expires: 02/08/18


Bariatric/General surgeon

Statewide Bariatrics, New Jersey

We are looking for a Bariatric/general surgeon to join a busy, New Jersey-based, private practice group specializing in general and bariatric surgical procedures. We are located in proximity to the Jersey shore and NYC/Philadelphia areas. All Surgical cases are performed at community-based hospitals. Call coverage will be roughly 1:4 with 4 weeks of paid vacation. Productivity bonus structure provided

Heather Campbell
Program Coordinator
statewidebariatrics@gmail.com

Posted: 11/08/17
Expires: 01/08/18


Dietician I

PeaceHealth, Eugene, OR

PeaceHealth Medical Group in Eugene, Oregon is seeking a Dietitian I to join our team in the Bariatric Center.

In this full-time role, you’ll be responsible for coordinating all aspects of nutrition care and consulting with other multidisciplinary healthcare professionals as a part of the bariatric surgery team. Ideally, you 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.

We offer a friendly work environment, a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package!

Eugene-Springfield is the 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.

For more info or to apply, please visit our website: jobs.peacehealth.org search for job# 148687. You may email LRustay@peacehealth.org with any questions (please note: this email does not accept resumes or applications). Thank you for your interest!

PeaceHealth is an EEO Affirmative Action Race/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Veteran/Disability Employer

Posted: 10/24/17
Expires: 11/24/17


Academic Minimally Invasive/Bariatric/General Surgeon

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas

The Department of General Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Science Center (TTUHSC) Lubbock, TX is seeking a Bariatric/MIS/ Robotic General Surgeon. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an established, expanding MBSAQIP accredited comprehensive center with opportunities and institutional support for basic, translational or clinical research and large clinical volume.

Details of this practice include:
• 90% Clinical; 10% Teaching/Research
• Call: Minimal, primary call responsibility taken by acute care surgery division
• Procedures: Bariatric procedures (Gastric sleeve, bypass, revisional etc.), plus MIS General Surgery, upper GI/ minimally invasive surgery/ hernias/ endoscopy

Our faculty are actively involved in the training of medical students and general surgery residents and the selected candidate is expected to be an active participant in our training programs. Academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

We require:

• Valid TX license (or eligible to receive)
• BC in General Surgery
• Fellowship training in Bariatrics/ MIS

Our faculty enjoy competitive salaries benchmarked to national medians, along with a generous state benefits package which includes PTO, paid medical insurance, dental and disability insurance, as well as an attractive retirement package.

Lubbock is a growing educational, commercial, medical and cultural center with a college-town atmosphere. The metropolitan population in excess of 300K residents of whom 30K+ are Texas Tech students, lives in mild seasonal conditions with an average of 267 days of sunshine per year. Lubbock residents enjoy an easy lifestyle with low housing costs, unique restaurants, bars and boutiques, and a drive of less than 25 minutes to anywhere in the city. Lubbock also has great public and private school systems and over 66 public parks, resulting in a very family- friendly atmosphere.

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

All questions can be directed to Sarah.Harris@ttuhsc.edu , Director of Faculty Recruitment and Enrollment.

Please apply online at: http://jobs.ttuhsc.edu/assistant-professor-general surgeon/job/7113648

Posted: 10/18/17
Expires: 12/18/17


Bariatric APRN/Program Coordinator Opportunity (Full Time)

Eastern Connecticut Health Network, South Windsor, CT

Eastern Connecticut Health Network, a health system based in Manchester, Conn., is seeking a full-time bariatric APRN/program coordinator to join its Center for Weight Loss facility in South Windsor, Conn.

The APRN/coordinator assists in center development, managing the accreditation process and 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. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Provide direct patient care in hospital and in office consultations
  • Collaborate with physicians to provide appropriate direct care interventions
  • Provide on-call coverage support
  • Prescribe pharmaceuticals according patients’ needs
  • Consult with internal and external staff to make appropriate referrals
  • Counsel patients and their families with concern and empathy
  • Conduct patient follow-up and outreach
  • Complete daily rounds on inpatient units and obtain patient feedback
  • Develop and manage projects designed to increase efficiency and improve patient care results
  • Facilitate and improve the new-patient orientation session and support group
  • Assist practice manager in the development of internal systems and materials delivery

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

  • Master’s degree in nursing and current CPR certification
  • Current Connecticut APRN license with prescriptive authority and current DEA number
  • Two years’ experience in general/colorectal surgery, ambulatory surgery or acute care setting for surgical care
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment and take lead when appropriate
  • Ability to communicate technical information to patients of all ages
  • Excellent clinical management skills

ECHN is a community-based healthcare system consisting of two hospitals, a long-term care facility, wellness centers and other healthcare partners. ECHN provides comprehensive medical services to the residents of 19 towns in north central Connecticut.

For more information, please contact Michelina Rinaldi, our director of Physician Recruitment, at 860-647-6430 or via email at mrinaldi@echn.org.

Posted 10/18/17
Expires: 01/18/18


Bariatrician

St John Providence Health System

St. John Providence is actively seeking a full-time bariatric physician to join our comprehensive Bariatric Program with locations in Madison Heights and Novi. The Bariatrician will work in collaboration with three board certified Bariatric Surgeons and provide medical weight management of non-surgical and post-surgical patients. The program offers a team approach to treating severe obesity and includes dietitians, a clinical psychologist, mid-level providers and nurses who work with each patient before, during, and after the surgery to ensure patients receive the best care possible. This highly visible position reports directly to the Ascension Medical Group Presidents. There is a Practice Director who provides day-to-day administrative oversight for the program, as well.
· During the initial building phase of the program, the role consists of 10% administrative and 90% clinical time.
· Outpatient visits include non-surgical weight loss support, long-term follow up of surgical patients and weight loss support.
· Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Qualifications:
· MD/DO
· Board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
· Diplomate with the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM)
· Three years of clinical experience including physician leadership responsibility
· Proven track record of building relationships and growing existing programs
· Demonstrated excellence in patient care, passion for teaching, teamwork, medical administration and leadership

Candidate must have a strong interest and passion in weight loss management

Contact: physicianrecruitment@ascension.org

 Kaitlyn Krimmel, MSA  
 T: 248-680-8014    

Posted: 10/10/17
Expires: 01/01/18


Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Division of General Surgery, Vanderbilt Center for Weight Loss

Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt School of Medicine is accepting applications for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Faculty) in our Division of General Surgery, Vanderbilt Center for Weight Loss.

The Vanderbilt Center for Weight Loss includes both surgical and non-surgical options for patient care. Our multispecialty team includes obesity medicine specialists, bariatric surgeons, mid-level practitioners, nurses, dietitians, exercise physiologist, psychologists, and support staff. We work together to provide the comprehensive care needed to address all aspects of weight management.

We are committed to providing the best in patient care. To further support our programs, we seek a specialty nurse practitioner (NP/PA) in the ambulatory care setting to work as a part of an integrated health care team.

The specialty NP/PA is a full-time billing provider and will work with faculty to manage a wide variety of patients, including pre and post-operative patients, and a distinct non-surgical patient population in the outpatient setting independently and through collaboration with our multidisciplinary team.

The specialty clinic NP/PA has a strong foundation in evidenced based practice and is responsible for adherence to clinical pathways and protocols providing safe, quality care in a welcoming environment. The NP/PA will demonstrate an advanced level of medical and nursing knowledge, clinical/technical competence, sound clinical judgment, professional communication skills, timely and compliant documentation, and is responsible for professional development and competency validation. The NP/PA will participate in further improving and refining clinical pathways to serve our patients. The NP/PA will also exhibit strong customer service skills during all interactions with patients, referring providers, and colleagues.

Essential Elements:
• Graduate of an accredited/approved nursing program or physician assistant program
• Masters in Nursing with Advanced Nurse Practitioner Licensure and Board Certification or Masters in Science with Physician Assistant Licensure and Board Certification
• RN licensure – Tennessee, for APRN/PAs

Preferred Qualifications
• Certification in Family and/or Adult Care
• One year NP/PA experience or the equivalent
• 2 or more years of nursing experience

Interested parties can contact Alyssa Brake, Administrator at alyssa.brake@vanderbilt.edu.

Posted: 10/10/17
Expires: 12/10/17


Bariatric Surgeon

Naveen Ballem MD, Montclair, New Jersey

Montclair, New Jersey 15 miles from NYC. Established and busy multispecialty surgical practice including general, bariatric and colorectal trained physicians. Seeking a fellowship trained laparoscopic surgeon interested in a mix of general and bariatric surgery. The practice currently has 4 surgeons, 2 physician assistants, 3 dieticians, and full support staff. The group and hospital are both designated Center of Excellence by ACS and ASMBS. We are looking for an energetic, well trained team player. We also have ownership in a Surgicenter which has endoscopic and Lap capabilities. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including malpractice coverage, health insurance, paid vacation/CME and retirement plans.

Please forward resume to sandra@bariatrx.com

Posted: 10/06/17
Expires: 01/06/18


Laparoscopic Bariatric/General Surgeon

New Jersey Bariatric Center, Northern New Jersey

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.

Please contact: njmedicaljob@gmail.com

Posted: 10/02/17
Expires: 12/02/17


Physician Assistant- Trinity Medical Bariatric Surgery

Catholic Health, Buffalo New York

Opportunity for a Physician Assistant in a Bariatric Surgical Practice – Trinity Medical Bariatric Surgery

Trinity Medical Bariatric Surgery, a weight-loss focused medical practice, is seeking a Full Time Physician Assistant. The ideal candidate would provide clinical support in both the hospital and office setting.

KEY JOB FEATURES:
•Full Time Employment
•Competitive Salary & Benefits
•$7,500 Sign-On/Retention

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:
•Provide assistance in surgery
•Outpatient follow up
•Comprehensive Weight Management & Care
•Medical weight management of non-surgical patients
•Pre-operative and post-operative care for surgical patients
•Collaboration with Bariatric surgery team and other service lines

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
•Bachelor’s Degree
•Graduate of an accredited PA program.
•Current NYS PA Certification.
•Experience Preferred
•Excellent Clinical Skills

ABOUT TRINITY MEDICAL
Trinity Medical, WNY is a growing primary care and multi-specialty practice affiliated with the physician practice division of the Catholic Health System. With offices located throughout the Buffalo-Niagara Region, Trinity Medical, WNY is dedicated to providing high quality, comprehensive medical services and ensuring a continuum of care for all patients.

APPLY

Interested applicants should reply with a current CV and a cover letter (with salary requirements) to the attention of:
Kathy Koscielniak
Senior Physician & Mid-Level Recruiter
144 Genesee Street (6th Floor)
Buffalo, NY 14203
kkosciel@chsbuffalo.org

No solicitations from third party recruitment firms (retained or contingency) and locums companies

Posted: 09/28/17
Expires: 11/28/17


Dietitian Specialty Care – Bariatric

ATLANTICARE

POSITION SUMMARY

The Dietitian will be primarily responsible for the provision of high quality medical nutrition therapy for bariatric and medical weight loss candidates in the out-patient program. This role utilizes the care process consistent with their license or certification including initiation of interventions within individual scope of practice. The Dietitian conducts pre-surgical evaluations of bariatric surgical candidates working as part of a broader treatment team consisting of surgeons, mental health professionals, and wellness. The Dietitian stays current with information regarding the management of the obesity, the nutrition needs of the bariatric population, and general nutrition guidance for individuals seeking healthy lifestyle changes. Licensed and registered care providers responsible for utilizing the care process relative to their scope of practice and knowledge base, may document the assessment, plan, intervention and evaluation. All patient care activities are administered according to standards, procedural guidelines and organizational policy. By participating in educational activities, the Dietitian assumes responsibility for continued professional and personal growth.

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in related discipline and graduate of an accredited program for Registered Dietitians, Master’s degree preferred. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Registered by the American Dietetic Association. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 3 years of experience caring for the bariatric population in an out-patient setting.
PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
Demonstrates the competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position. WORK ENVIRONMENT
Position requires considerable walking and standing. May require some evening and weekend work. Essential functions of this position are listed on the department specific Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
This position reports to the department leadership. The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Contact Information:
Meaghan Kim MHA, RN, CDE
AtlantiCare Health Engagement
Director of Diabetes Population Health
2500 English Creek Ave.
Building 200, Suite 223
EHT, NJ 08234
Phone (609)407-2371
Fax (609) 383-6499
meaghan.com@atlanticare.org

Posted: 09/27/17
Expires: 11/27/17


MC AMBULATORY NUTRITIONIST

University of Maryland Medical Systems

Under minimal supervision, serves as nutrition expert for Bariatric Center of Excellence. Collaborates with members of the healthcare team, attends clinic meetings and travels between clinic sites when appropriate. Provides individual and group counseling to pre and post bariatric surgery patients with diverse backgrounds. Seeks guidance from appropriate resources when required. Performs initial nutrition assessments and re-assessments and documents in medical record, following department and professional protocols. Provides education and training to dietetic interns and members of the healthcare team. Participates in outpatient team meetings, supports outpatient team goals and shares knowledge in area of specialty where appropriate.

ALISON WINTER-LAI MS RD CSO CDN Director, Clinical Nutrition Services University of Maryland Medical Center
Alison.WinterLai@umm.edu

Posted: 09/25/17
Expires: 11/25/17


Bariatric Surgeon

Christiana Institute of Advanced Surgery (CHRIAS), Newark, DE

Christiana Institute of Advanced Surgery (CHRIAS), located in the heart of the healthcare district in Newark, Delaware, is seeking a board certified General/Bariatric Surgeon to join our team of physicians who specialize in Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss surgery. Delaware is a family friendly location and offers an excellent quality of life in a prosperous region.

Founded by Drs. Isaias Irgau and Gail Wynn, CHRIAS strives to provide the highest quality and unsurpassed bariatric care in the region. Our team of six bariatric surgeons and a physician assistant treat patients from DE, MD, NJ, PA, and the surrounding areas. CHRIAS has three sites in Delaware: Newark, North Wilmington, and Dover and has business partnerships with the major healthcare systems in the State of Delaware; including American Surgery Center (ASC), Christiana Care, and St. Francis Hospital. Our established affiliations allow us to serve our patient’s needs.

The right candidate must be board certified or board eligible. Qualifying factors include extensive experience in performing bariatric procedures such as laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, and robotic assisted procedures. Our range of treatment extends beyond weight loss and general surgery, as we assist with nutrition counseling, hernia repairs, and surgeries relating to cancer.

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, 401K, comprehensive medical benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision coverage, paid discretionary time, and much more. CHRIAS is in search of a surgeon who can promote the vision instilled by our team while providing the best medical treatment for our patients and the surrounding areas. The surgeon will be a key player in the lives of patients pre, post, and during treatment.

Interested candidates, please submit CV/Resume, supplemental documentation, and references to the link provided below:

https://umusa.quickbase.com/db/bhm5d4xt3?a=nwr

Posted:9/21/17
Expires: 12/21/17


Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner – Clinic

Northwest Weight Loss Surgery, Everett, Washington

Our program includes; medical weight loss, surgical weight loss procedures, nutritional and exercise counseling, and psychological support. We are currently looking for a PA-C or ARNP to join our team that has the desire to interact with patients in a manner that supports the mission and goals of our program. You will work alongside bariatric surgeons, nursing staff, dietitians, medical assistants, insurance coordinator, and psychiatric nurse practitioner.

Responsibilities include:

  • Medical weight loss and weight management
  • Preforming Lap-Band adjustments and swallow studied with c-arm (fluoroscopy)
  • Surgical pre and post-operative education and care
  • Hospital discharging and rounding
  • Medical weight loss intake and patient management
  • Lab review and interpretation

Requirements:

  • PA-C/ARNP with unrestricted WA license
  • Prescriptive authority with current WA DEA registration
  • Excellent clinical judgement
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other team members

Situated 20 minutes north of Seattle, Northwest Weight Loss Surgery offers excellent health benefits, Paid Time Off, CME allowance, and retirement program. Salary based on experience and ability to contribute to the Team.

Please send resume and cover letter to gaia@nwwls.com

Posted:9/21/17
Expires: 11/21/17


BARIATRIC COORDINATOR – RN

Keck Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, California

Come be a part of a world-class health care facility and an important member of the Trojan family. Behind every patient success is the dedication of a unique team of skilled and talented individuals who help make Keck Medicine of USC one of the premier healthcare systems in the country. As a member of the USC health care team, you will help build upon the university’s exceptional expertise in patient care as well taking advantage of our excellent compensation package and excellent benefits.

JOB DUTIES:
Coordination of the Bariatric Surgery Program, including; data collection, maintaining data quality/integrity, ensuring all MBSAQIP criteria met, annual QI projects, survey preparation, chart review, analysis and trending, education of staff, and to serve as a resource for all departments. Marketing program to increase volume and facilitating monthly seminars. Maintaining database of patients. May be required to provide direct patient care within the scope of RN licensure. Incumbent is responsible for managing the day-to-day clinical operations and the Bariatric Surgery Program.

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum Education:
Completion of a nursing program that qualifies for RN licensure under the CA Board of Nursing guidelines

Minimum Experience/Knowledge:
Minimum of six (6) months experience in an acute care setting. Experience in the care and coordination of care for bariatric patients strongly preferred. Administrative experience at the Program Manager level preferred. Experience with TJC accreditation and DHS regulations strongly preferred. Case Management principles and operations experience strongly preferred.

Required License/Certification:
California Registered Nursing License required.
Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association required.
Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.

Interested candidates please apply online at by pasting the following link into your browser:

https://usc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/ExternalUSCCareers/job/Los-Angeles-CA—Health-Sciences-Campus/RN-Coordinator—Bariatrics—Full-Time-8-Hour-Days_REQ20040976-1

In addition, please feel free to send your resume and cover letter to David Zandueta, Recruiter at david.zandueta@med.usc.edu

Posted:9/6/17
Expires: 12/6/17


PA/NP

Bon Secours Surgical Specialists, Coastal Virginia (Hampton Roads)

PA/NP needed for busy Bariatric Surgery Practice in Hampton Roads, VA (VA Beach area). Duties include: routine pre/post-operative care of patients with Lap-Bands, Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Gastric Bypass, as well as management of patients with weight regain after previous bariatric surgery. Inpatient rounds, and outpatient/office care will be main need, but may expand to include OR 1st Assisting.

Bon Secours Weight Loss Institute is a well-established, multidisciplinary program with excellent benefits and competitive salary.

Please contact Christa Black, PA-C for more information: 757-354-0743
email: christa_black@bshsi.org

Posted:8/24/17
Expires: 11/24/17


Bariatric/General Surgeon

McCarty Weight loss center, Dallas, Texas

Private practice opportunity in Dallas. High volume, innovative bariatric and general surgery practice in need of a general surgeon with additional training or experience in bariatric surgery. Starting salary $180,000 or above depending on experience and opportunity for partnership is available. Must possess solid technical skill, compassionate bedside manner, leadership ability and work ethic. Support for relocation, clinical research and expansion beyond Dallas is available. This is a rapidly expanding, high demand practice with all of the opportunities that come with it.

Our practice is located near the White Rock Lake, Dallas Arboretum,within top rated schools, close to fine dining, art districts, and a variety of entertainment.

Please email resume to Carlos@mccartyweightloss.com

Posted:8/22/17
Expires: 11/22/17


PA/NP

So Arizona Ctr for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tucson, AZ

Our highly regarded, long-established and growing bariatric surgery program is seeking a NP/PA with an interest and/or experience in bariatric medicine. We’re looking for a high energy, enthusiastic and compassionate professional with excellent communication skills to join our dynamic team of surgeons, NPs and PA. Responsibilities will include:
 Initial consultations with patients, including histories and physicals
 Medical management of patients for up to 5 years post-operatively
 Hospital rounding and consultations as needed
 Coordinating patient & staff education and support groups as part of a multi-disciplinary team
 Assisting in surgery if a PA/RNFA

The successful candidate will have at least two years experience and is ACLS certified. Will require an Arizona license. Spanish speaking and EHR experience a plus. Arizona Community Surgeons has an excellent benefits package including 401(k), profit sharing, PTO, paid CME, life insurance, health insurance, HSA, disability, and holidays. No call. This practice was established in 2002 and currently utilizes two private hospitals. We offer a healthy workplace environment that emphasizes personal and professional growth and development, team collaboration, and focuses on providing consistently excellent, compassionate, and respectful care for our patients.

You can visit our websites at: www.arizonaweightloss.com and www.acssurgeons.com

Brenda Velasco
bvelasco@acssurgeons.com
Phone# 520-219-8690

Posted:8/21/17
Expires: 11/21/17


Internist with Passion for Obesity Related Diseases

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 with a passion for obesity related diseases to support all medical aspects of patient care in the Sparrow Medical Group Bariatric Office located in East Lansing, 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

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

Posted:8/21/17
Expires: 11/21/17