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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


Surgeon

Atlantic Shore Surgical Associates, Jersey Shore, NJ

We are a large, busy multi-specialty surgical group looking to add another surgeon. We practice all aspects of general surgery including Bariatric, Robotic, Colorectal , surgical oncology and acute care. No trauma. Fellowship training is a plus. We cover 3 hospitals in the Jersey Shore area. We offer a competive salary with bonus. Benefits include health insurance, malpractice, 3 weeks paid vacation, 1 week for CME.

Please send CV to doctorpahuja@gmail.com

Posted: 4/26/17
Expires: 6/26/17


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


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 Manager leads a clinical service in a dynamic process of adaptation to service goals, changes in healthcare systems and response to customer demands. As a leader in our Bariatrics Program, the Bariatric Program Manager 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.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or NP required, Masters preferred.
  • Prior experience in nursing leadership/coordination/management position.
  • Prior experience with fiscal accountability, program planning and developmental, creative, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Current N.J. professional Licensure.
  • BLS Certification.

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

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 offers 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

Posted: 4/12/17
Expires: 5/12/17


NP or PA Bariatric Surgery Program Coordinator

Brody School of Medicine/East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

The Department of Surgery at the Brody School of Medicine is seeking a Physician Extender to coordinate and provide patient care for surgical patients in an outpatient clinic setting. The key responsibilities for this position are patient care in outpatient surgical clinics, case management of bariatric surgery patients, bariatric surgery program coordination, and providing education for patients and families. The successful candidate will be self-directed and will possess excellent interpersonal and documentation skills. Regular work hours are 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday; however work time will vary according to patient schedule.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a physician assistant program approved by the N.C. Board of Medical Examiners and “approved to practice medical acts” based on education and experience by the Board of Medical Examiners and two years of experience in the specialty area of assignment; or licensed as a registered nurse by the Board of Nursing and graduation from a nurse practitioner program approved by the N.C. Joint Subcommittee, and two years of experience in the specialty area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Candidates may submit application materials for review at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=85498

Posted: 4/12/17
Expires: 5/12/17


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


RN Bariatric Program Coordinator, Central Region

MidState Medical Center, Hartford Healthcare, Meriden, CT

This RN position is responsible for planning and managing all activities and functions of the Surgical Weight Loss Program performing strategic planning, program development, budget management and marketing. Works in collaboration with the Hartford Healthcare Medical Group (HHCMG), the Metabolic and Bariatric Director and surgeons to ensure that all program goals and objectives are accomplished. Assesses the patient experience and evaluates care needs and outcomes across the entire continuum of care.

Qualifications:

State of CT Registered Nurse, BSN strongly preferred.

MidState is the employer of choice in our area, because people know that our hospital is a great place to work.

Here’s why…

We offer:

A positive, upbeat work environment
A culture of mutual respect and teamwork
Opportunities for professional growth
Competitive compensation
Generous benefits package

Interested candidates please visit:
https://hhccareers.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=17152779&lang=en

Posted: 4/4/17
Expires: 6/4/17


Weight & Wellness Physician

Darthmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH

Dartmouth-Hitchcock one of the nation’s leading innovators in clinical care and national healthcare policy, is seeking an Obesity Medicine Physician who is BC/BE by the American Board of Obesity Medicine to join the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Weight & Wellness Center. The Center is the only fully integrated and multidisciplinary academic weight management center in the state of New Hampshire. The adult consultative clinic is a physician-led program providing comprehensive evaluations and management of obesity as a chronic disease with a focus on health and wellness. Our team includes registered dietitians, certified health coaches, wellness nurses, and an integrated culinary medicine team.

This position can be either a full or part-time position for a physician qualified in the evaluation and medical management of patients with obesity. This is a great opportunity to work with a collegial multidisciplinary team in a highly-focused, patient- centered practice. Our Weight & Wellness Center has a also has a close integration with a well-established MBSAQIP-accredited comprehensive bariatric surgery program. Obesity-related research and teaching in a collaborative, major academic medical center is also a major part of this role.

All qualified candidates must have completed an accredited fellowship in Obesity Medicine and/or BC/BE in Obesity Medicine by the ABOM. The Obesity Medicine Physician should be BC/BE in Internal Medicine, have an Internal Medicine sub- specialty, or Family Medicine. Candidates should have expertise in the field of obesity medicine. This field of medicine requires competency in the genetic, biologic, environmental, social and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity and a thorough understanding of the treatment of obesity. In addition, the candidate is required to have competence with all non-surgical therapeutic interventions including diet, physical activity, behavioral change, and pharmacotherapy, and in providing pre- peri and post-surgical care of metabolic and bariatric surgery patients.

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dart- mouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.

EOE

Applicants are encouraged to apply online with CV and cover letter on our Provider Career site: http://www.DHproviders.org

Or you can send a CV and cover letter directly to:
Melody Johnson – Physician Recruiter | Talent Acquisition Melody.E.Johnson@hitchcock.org

Cover letters should be addressed to:
Richard I. Rothstein, MD Chair, Department of Medicine

Posted: 3/21/17
Expires: 4/21/17


Bariatrician

CentraCare Health, St. Cloud, MN

CentraCare Clinic is seeking a 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

Visit http://www.centracare.com

Contact:
Karla Donlin
Physician Recruitment & Relations
CentraCare Health
St. Cloud, MN
donlink@centracare.com
320-255-5822

Posted: 3/21/17
Expires: 6/21/17


Nurse Practitioner

Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

The Nurse Practitioner, in the Lewis Katz School of Medicine’s Bariatric Surgery Department, will assist physicians and other clinical staff in coordinating preoperative and postoperative care in inpatient and outpatient settings. The incumbent, under appropriate direction and supervision by the licensed physician on duty, will assist in reaching decisions and instituting care plans for Bariatric Surgery patients. Provides routine diagnostic, preventive, and treatment services. Performs patient interviews to ascertain medical history while performing routine physical examinations. Provides educational support to patients and advocates, screens patients to determine the need for medical attention, and records patient history and pertinent data. Performs blood draws, collects specimens for commonly performed analyses and cultures, and initiates requests for commonly performed laboratory studies. Identifies and reviews abnormal findings on patient history, physical examination and laboratory studies with the physician. Administers specified medication per physician instructions. Assists the physician with patient admission and discharge processes. The Nurse Practitioner will be a critical member of the Bariatric Surgery team, and will provide services to a high volume of patients. The individual will also participate in educational programs, assist in the development of quality improvement initiatives, and participate in the implementation of clinical assessment tools and measurement. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner by the Pennsylvania Board of Medical Education and Licensure.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems within established policies, and use independent judgment.
  • Must maintain continuing education requirements for licensure, and remain up-to-date in area of practice.
  • Ability to operate all standard office equipment and software including MS Office.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, along with the ability to interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and patients.

Preferred:

  • Experience in a surgical clinical practice.

Interested candidates contact:
Patricia Bernard – 215-707-4174 or e-mail at Patricia.Bernard@tuhs.temple.edu

Posted: 3/9/17
Expires: 6/9/17


Surgeon and Physician/Medical Bariatrics

Community Health 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.

For more information, contact:

Caitlin Gallagher, Senior Network Physician Recruiter
Phone: 317-621-7347 | Email: CGallagher2@ecommunity.com

Posted: 3/8/17
Expires: 5/8/17


Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program

Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood, FL

Memorial Healthcare System, located in South Florida, is seeking a general surgery residency program director to lead the development and implementation of a new general surgery residency program. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated leader to be involved in the development of a fully supported and groundbreaking program in a large and recognized dynamic healthcare system.

The successful candidate must be clinically active in and have current board-certification in general surgery. Additionally, candidates must also have documented educational and administrative experience acceptable to the ACGME General Surgery Residency Review Committee and be able to successfully obtain a Florida medical license and a medical staff appointment with Memorial Healthcare System. Previous experience as a core faculty member, Associate Program Director or Program Director in an ACGME –accredited general surgery program is also required.

In addition to previous leadership/administrative experience, candidates should also have excellent interpersonal, communication and team building skills. All candidates should be either a board-certified general surgeon or ABMS certified subspecialist who exhibits a passion for medical education, teaching and mentoring. Responsibilities will include authority over and accountability for the overall operation of the general surgery residency program. This includes responsibility for the quality of didactic and clinical education as well as the administration and maintenance of an environment conducive to educating residents in each of the ACGME competency areas.

This is also a unique opportunity for qualified candidates to provide clinical medical educational leadership while delivering surgical services within the Memorial Healthcare System. The program director will be provided with the appropriate protected administrative time to operationalize the program.

This is a full-time employed position with the multispecialty Memorial Physician Group. The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.

About Memorial Healthcare System and South Florida:

Memorial Healthcare System is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States. A national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction, Memorial has ranked 11 times since 2008 on nationally recognized lists of great places to work. With its miles of beautiful beaches, top-rated golf courses, museums and world-class dining, South Florida offers an excellent quality of life. In addition, Florida has no state income tax.

Contact Information: To submit your CV for consideration, please click this link: http://www.memorialphysician.com/opportunities/employed-detail.aspx?id=FY17-82

Additional information about Memorial Healthcare System can be found at www.mhs.net.

Posted: 3/8/17
Expires: 5/8/17


Full-Time Bariatric Nurse Practitioner/APRN/Program Coordinator Opportunity

Eastern Connecticut Health Network, South Windsor, CT

POSITION SUMMARY: 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, Director of Physician Recruitment, at 860-647-6430 (work), 860-729-4319 (cell) or via email at mrinaldi@echn.org

Posted: 3/7/17
Expires: 6/7/17


Bariatric Surgeon

CNY Surgical, Syracuse, NY

Central New York Surgical Physicians, P.C. (CNYSP) is seeking a board-certified/board-eligible general surgeon with specialized training in bariatric surgery to join our 12-member General Surgery group in Syracuse, NY. The candidate will join an established, highly regarded practice with offices in Syracuse and nearby Liverpool, NY, and will perform surgeries at Crouse Hospital’s Witting Surgical Center.

We are proud of the caring, compassionate weight loss surgery team that’s helping thousands of Central New Yorkers lead more productive, healthier and fulfilling lives. From trusted surgeons to nutritional experts to a support group that shares everything from recipes to a healthy dose of inspiration, Crouse is leading the way in bariatric surgery in Central New York. We’re also proud to be the only CNY weight loss surgery program to earn both Blue Distinction Center + and Blue Distinction Center designation for gastric stapling and banding procedures from Excellus BC/BS. Crouse is a designated United HealthCare Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery and an Aetna Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery provider. All – This isPerforming over 400 weight loss surgery procedures annually, Crouse is also a Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center as designated by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

In addition to bariatric surgery, CNYSP surgeons specialize in general surgery, breast care, robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, minimally invasive vein surgery and wound care. CNYSP offers a competitive compensation plan with comprehensive benefits (health, dental, 401K, profit sharing, life, disability and more). Physicians receive a generous amount of CME and PTO.

A private, not-for-profit hospital, Crouse Hospital has 506 beds and 57 bassinets and provides emergency care, inpatient acute care, rehabilitation, and maternity care. Crouse is a designated Regional Stroke Center and Chest Pain and Heart Failure Center and performs more robotic surgical procedures than any other area hospital. Crouse, in partnership with CNYSP, is also the only area hospital to provide overnight surgical hospitalist coverage 24/7.

Syracuse is located in Central New York in the Finger Lakes region and provides a choice between city, suburban and rural communities that all have an excellent quality of life and affordable cost of living. This area is a popular vacation destination that offers year-round recreation including golfing, fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, and skiing. Syracuse is a short drive to New York City, Boston and Toronto.

Please send CV’s to:
Stacy Varre
Physician Recruiter
stacyvarre@crouse.org

Posted 3/1/17
Expires: 4/1/17


Minimally Invasive General and Bariatric Surgeon

St. Anthony’s Medical Center, St. Louis, MO

We are looking for an independent, self-starter who is an enthusiastic and caring individual to provide comprehensive healthcare and encourage patients to maintain a full and active lifestyle.

Candidates must be board certified in general surgery, be accomplished in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery, and eligible for licensure in Missouri.

Full time position
Competitive salary and benefits
Interested in practice and program building

Interested candidates please contact:

Nicole L’Hote, MHA
12700 Southfork Rd, Suite 275
St. Louis, Mo 63128
314-525-1746
recruiter@samcstl.org

Posted: 2/24/17
Expires: 5/24/17


Weight & Wellness Physician

Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH

Dartmouth-Hitchcock one of the nation’s leading innovators in clinical care and national healthcare policy, is seeking an Obesity Medicine Physician who is BC/BE by the American Board of Obesity Medicine to join the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Weight & Wellness Center. The Center is the only fully integrated and multidisciplinary academic weight management center in the state of New Hampshire. The adult consultative clinic is a physician-led program providing comprehensive evaluations and management of obesity as a chronic disease with a focus on health and wellness. Our team includes registered dietitians, certified health coaches, wellness nurses, and an integrated culinary medicine team.

This position can be either a full or part-time position for a physician qualified in the evaluation and medical management of patients with obesity. This is a great opportunity to work with a collegial multidisciplinary team in a highly-focused, patient- centered practice. Our Weight & Wellness Center has a also has a close integration with a well-established MBSAQIP-accredited comprehensive bariatric surgery program. Obesity-related research and teaching in a collaborative, major academic medical center is also a major part of this role.

All qualified candidates must have completed an accredited fellowship in Obesity Medicine and/or BC/BE in Obesity Medicine by the ABOM. The Obesity Medicine Physician should be BC/BE in Internal Medicine, have an Internal Medicine sub- specialty, or Family Medicine. Candidates should have expertise in the field of obesity medicine. This field of medicine requires competency in the genetic, biologic, environmental, social and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity and a thorough understanding of the treatment of obesity. In addition, the candidate is required to have competence with all non-surgical therapeutic interventions including diet, physical activity, behavioral change, and pharmacotherapy, and in providing pre- peri and post-surgical care of metabolic and bariatric surgery patients.

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dart- mouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.

EOE

Applicants are encouraged to apply online with CV and cover letter on our Provider Career site: http://www.DHproviders.org

Or you can send a CV and cover letter directly to: Melody Johnson – Physician Recruiter | Talent Acquisition Melody.E.Johnson@hitchcock.org

Cover letters should be addressed to: Richard I. Rothstein, MD Chair, Department of Medicine

Posted: 2/21/17
Expires: 3/21/17


Minimally Invasive General & Bariatric Surgeon

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

MedStar Health is fast becoming one of the largest integrated, multi-specialty medical groups in the U.S. You can play a key role in our 2020 vision of creating one of the top Distributed Care Delivery Networks in the country. MedStar Health is the largest provider of health services in the Baltimore-Washington region with 10 member hospitals and numerous geographically-dispersed ambulatory services.

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, a member of MedStar Health, is a community teaching hospital licensed for 350 beds with accredited residency programs in Internal Medicine and Family Medicine. The hospital also has general surgery residents from MedStar Union Memorial Hospital rotating at Franklin Square. The Hospital, which opened its new patient tower with all private rooms in November of 2011, is located in Northeastern Baltimore County of Maryland with a broad community as its service area.

The bariatric surgery program is a Comprehensive Center under MBSAQIP, a Blue Distinction Center Plus with Blue Cross Blue Shield, and a Women’s Choice in Bariatric Surgery. In addition, the program has been designated an Epicenter by Intuitive Surgical for training other bariatric surgeons in robotic surgery. Two robotic surgical systems are available, one of which is the new Xi platform. In addition to the adjustable gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric bypass, we offer vagal nerve blocking therapy, endoscopic suturing interventions, and the intragastric balloon.

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center is seeking a full-time, board-certified/board-eligible, fellowship-trained General & Bariatric Surgeon to join an established practice with one bariatric surgeon and one general surgeon. The candidate should have both endoscopic and robotic experience. The position involves an active clinical practice and potentially resident education. PA coverage is also provided in the hospital. Initially, time will be split between general and bariatric surgery but can evolve as the candidate’s practice becomes established. Opportunities for clinical research can be made available through MedStar Health’s Research Institute. The current practice is located in our newly constructed office as well as a new satellite office in Bel Air, MD. Surgical and endoscopic procedures are performed in the hospital and the newly constructed Center for Digestive Disease, respectively. The candidate will work collaboratively with other MedStar sub-specialists, including gastroenterology, psychiatry, endocrinology, and nutrition.

When you join MedStar Medical Group, you can expect:

  • A very competitive salary and signing bonus
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • CME leave and CME allowance
  • Retirement plan – 403-B with % employer match
  • Opportunity to join the largest Medical Group in the Maryland, D.C. and Virginia area

MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates, please forward your CVs to Marcus Guynn at marcus.j.guynn@medstar.net

Posted: 2/17/17
Expires: 4/17/17


RN / BARIATRIC PROGRAM COORDINATOR

South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, NY

RN / BARIATRIC PROGRAM COORDINATOR Full time

Transcend Your Career to a Higher Level

Situated on the sunny south shore of western Long Island, minutes from Jones Beach and thirty minutes from NYC, is an exceptional Magnet-designated Communities Hospital focused on quality and excellence, one that celebrates professional achievement and a passion for patients . . . South Nassau Communities Hospital. We are an award-winning, 455-bed, acute care, not-for-profit teaching hospital located in Oceanside. Our dedicated staff serves the entire South Shore with world-class surgeons and residents, a Newly Certified Level ll Trauma Center and baby-friendly designation.

We are currently seeking full time Bariatric Coordinator. You will work closely with the Medical Director and Administration leading the development of all aspects of our Weight and Life Management, managing accreditation process and ensuring compliance with all MSBAQIP requirements, ensuring the highest quality. You will also lead patient and staff education, overseeing multidisciplinary teams as well as acting as liaison between hospital and bariatric surgeons. You will also coordinate and facilitate monthly community lectures and support group meetings, as well as pre-op patient education classes.

You must possess:

  • Current NYS RN licensure
  • Clinical experience in Bariatrics (surgical weight loss program)
  • Program Development experience with the ability to lead and direct interdisciplinary work group
  • Demonstrated ability to make administrative and clinical decisions related to the assessments, treatments, and/or age-specific care of patients
  • Marketing experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to compile statistics, including attention to detail
  • Ability to regularly travel between the hospital and physician practice site

For immediate consideration, please apply online at: www.SouthNassauJobs.org

South Nassau is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status. EOE M/F/D/V

Posted: 2/15/17
Expires: 4/15/17


Bariatric Surgeon

CHRIAS (Christiana Institute of Advanced Surgery), New Castle, 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: 2/10/17
Expires: 5/10/17


Bariatric Dietitian – Waco & Ft. Worth, TX

My Bariatric Solutions/Wise Health System , Waco & Ft. Worth, TX

POSITION: Bariatric Dietitian

REPORTS TO: Bariatric Clinical Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY: In consultation with physicians and other members of the health care team; coordinates the nutritional care and education of adult patients undergoing bariatric surgery; optimize patient outcomes and improve the quality of life for the morbidly obese. Must have a sensitive approach and high customer service attitude for obese patients; effective teaching skills; attentive to detail and accuracy; ability to perform professional duties independently; ability to work with multidisciplinary teams. Must return patient telephone messages and emails promptly; participates in offsite functions; inform physicians and/or surgeons of any concerns regarding patient dietary compliance; assess, communicate, and implement plans for nutritional needs; monitor nutritional status and eating behaviors and adjust as necessary; organize, maintain, and manage the supplement store in the office and on the website; educates physicians and nurses on Nutrition/Food Service-related issues; create and/or assisting with the production of marketing/educational; write educational blogs for the website; actively follow-up with post bariatric patients.

REQUIREMENTS: 1) Bachelor of Science in Dietetics. 2) Registered by the American Dietetic Association 3) CPR 4) Preferred 1 year experience working with clients desiring weight loss and/or who have undergone bariatric surgery

OSHA TASK CATEGORY TWO: There is an occasional risk of exposure to mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashed during the performance of the job. Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing a task that is likely to cause exposure.

Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.

Exempt

For more information contact:

Colleen Walker, R.T. (R)(CT)
Recruiter, Nursing/Allied Health
Wise Health System
940-626-1308 (Direct)
cwalker@wisehealthsystem.com

Posted: 2/8/17
Expires: 3/8/17


Bariatric – Director of Bariatric Program

My Bariatric Solutions/Wise Health System, Decatur, TX

JOB TITLE: Director of Bariatric Program

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Direct the operations and budget of the Bariatric Program and maintain Center of Excellence. Meet with Administration, Department Heads, and external agencies in planning patient care services; develop and maintain good working rapport with other clinics, agencies and all staff; facilitate Bariatric Team Meetings; budget management; coordinate, develop, and implement patient education material, sessions and seminars; track patient data, advertising campaigns, and generate patient referral outcomes. Must have excellent communication skills and be detail-oriented; ability to work with the public, and have broad computer skills. Must be able to function independently and work effectively with patients, personnel and support agencies.

REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Director, Rehabilitation & Wellness

QUALIFICATIONS: 1) B.S. Degree in Health Related Field 2) 3 years’ experience in management

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
OSHA TASK CATEGORY THREE: There is no anticipated risk of exposure to mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashed during the performance of the job. Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing a task that is likely to cause exposure.

Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Regional policy.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to move intermittently throughout the work day and to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

Exempt

For more information contact:

Colleen Walker, R.T. (R)(CT)
Recruiter, Nursing/Allied Health
Wise Health System
940-626-1308 (Direct)
cwalker@wisehealthsystem.com

Posted: 2/8/17
Expires: 3/8/17


Bariatric Nurse Practitioner

My Bariatric Solutions/Wise Health System, Waco, Decatur and Ft. Worth, TX

POSITION: Bariatric Nurse Practitioner

REPORTS TO: Operationally Bariatric Program Director and Clinically the Bariatric Medical Director

JOB SUMMARY: Practices in an expanded role to provide health care to individuals, families and/or groups in a variety of settings; acts independently or collaboratively with other health professionals in the delivery of health care services; provides teaching and consultation and performs research; performs comprehensive physical examinations on patients who present with acute/chronic illnesses; performs appropriate medical screening procedures, interprets laboratory data and orders laboratory investigations; recognizes abnormalities and provides services and treatments; answer patient questions and triage problems to the surgeon; provides teaching and counseling that assists families to become responsible for their own health care. Participates in education, research (reporting and publishing, and performance improvement; collaborates with Bariatric Team in support of quality improvement and institutional policies; actively participates in and serves on institutional committees; lead support group meetings 1-3 times per year; and On-Call to patients with emergent issues on limited basis. Must have excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills; effective time management and organizational skills; self-directed and the ability to make independent decisions with strong problem solving skills; meet tight deadlines, with high volumes and multiple interruptions; competency in the use of a variety of computer hardware and software systems. Must attend Bariatric staff meetings; Return patient telephone messages promptly; and participate in offsite functions.

REQUIREMENTS: 1) Graduate of an accredited school of nursing 2) CPR, ACLS 4) Certified Bariatric Nurse or working toward certification within two years of hire 5) Minimum of 2 years nursing experience.

OSHA TASK CATEGORY: Category One employees are all exposed to a specific hazard as a regular part of their job.

EOE

For more information contact:

Colleen Walker, R.T. (R)(CT)
Recruiter, Nursing/Allied Health
Wise Health System
940-626-1308 (Direct)
cwalker@wisehealthsystem.com

Posted: 2/8/17
Expires: 4/8/17


Clinical Director Bariatrics

UMMS-Upper Chesapeake Health Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre de Grace, MD

Job Summary: Working under the direction of the Vice President of Clinical Service Lines, our Bariatric Surgeons, the Clinical Director is primarily responsible for developing and maintaining our comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Program at University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital. Must demonstrate knowledge of the clinical care processes and continuum of care for the patient population diagnosed with disease of obesity and pursuing surgical and non surgical treatment. Serves as a resource for staff training, outpatient program development, performance improvement principles and processes, clinical outcomes monitoring and data management and accreditation processes. The incumbent will support the mission, vision and values of University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health and create an environment within departments that fosters improving the health and life of individuals with obesity.

Qualifications: Education & Training: Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland (or meets licensure requirements to apply for state of Maryland) BSN required. Master’s degree in Nursing is preferred. Willingness to acquire appropriate specialty certification (i.e Certified Bariatric Nurse(CBN), Clinical Specialist Obesity Weight Management(CSOWM))

Work Orientation & Experience: Experience in the development and implementation of a Bariatric Surgery Program. Experienced in staff training and outpatient program development in an effort to sustain the optimal patient health outcomes known for surgical and non surgical obesity treatment.

Skills & Abilities: Ability to maintain confidentiality, communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, build collaborative relationships with key inpatient and outpatient constituents. Ability to work successfully with diverse types of individuals including physicians, management, staff and the general public. Computer literate with proficiency in the use of analytical tools.

If interested or have any questions please contact:
Dawn Dixon
443-643-3437
ddixon@uchs.org

Posted: 1/31/17
Expires: 3/31/17


Bariatric Program Coordinator

Central Carolina Surgery, PA, Greensboro, NC

Position Opening in beautiful north central North Carolina. Location offers many cultural amenities, universities, private and public education. Greensboro is an exciting, progressive community that can provide both family and singles with diversity of life styles and offers boundless outdoor and indoor activities.

The Bariatric Program Coordinator is responsible for the daily coordination of all bariatric patients both pre-operatively and post-operatively. Schedules all appointments, verifies insurance benefits, obtains prior approval and manages the day to day functions in a manner that is consistent, timely and compliant with all practice requirements.

Other Duties:

  1. Attends all Bariatric Seminars
  2. Works closely with the Program Director of the Cone Hospital Bariatric Program
  3. Responsible for all patient contact being seen by surgeons in the practice
  4. Responsible for completing the patient flow sheet to ensure accuracy and completion of all patients
  5. Responsible for making all appointments to include intitial, pre-op, post-op, multi-disciplinary appointments prior to surgery
  6. Responsible for retrieving and receiving of any incoming medical records on bariatric patients and will distribute accordingly to physicians
  7. Responsible for all patient financial processes
  8. Responsible for all pre-authorizations before surgery
  9. Responsible for conducting all work activities and efforts in a manner that is productive and meets the needs of patients, team members and the practice as a whole

Position Requirements:

  1. High School Diploma/GED
  2. Minimum two years experience in a medical office setting
  3. Must have knowledge of medical terminology
  4. Must be computer literate and have accuracy in keyboarding skills
  5. Ability to work as a team member with exception customer service skills

Position Skills

  1. Excellent communication skills to include oral and written communication
  2. Highly organized and detail oriented

Salary and excellent benefits commensurate with experience

Interested candidates contact carolp@centralcarolinasurgery.com or call 336-387-8100.

Posted: 1/30/17
Expires: 3/30/17


Chief of Bariatric Surgery

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, OR

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), a premier bariatric surgery and MBSAQIP accredited comprehensive center, is recruiting a Chief of Bariatric Surgery. Located in beautiful Portland, Oregon, OHSU is the only academic medical center in the state and faculty are actively involved in the training of medical students, residents, and fellows. OHSU provides a wide range of patient care programs at its Portland campus, the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, as well as other affiliated health systems in the region.

Successful applicants will have a national reputation and demonstrate exceptional leadership, teaching, surgical, clinical and research skills. The candidate should have scholarly accomplishments in the health sciences, as well as recognition in the Bariatric Surgery field, which is evidenced by involvement in clinical societies at a national level. This role will include developing the strategic initiatives for expanding the regional program. Candidates must be board certified in general surgery, be accomplished in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery, and eligible for licensure in the State of Oregon.

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu

Letters of interest, including complete curriculum vitae should be forwarded by email to: Kenneth S. Azarow, MD Colonel (retired) US Army, Interim Chair, Department of Surgery, Helen B. Tracy Professor in Pediatric Surgery, Surgeon-In-Chief, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital C/O: Elspeth Rogers E-mail: rogerse@ohsu.edu

Posted: 1/27/17
Expires 3/27/17


APRN/PA for med/surg weight loss and general surgery practice

Shoreline Surgical Associates, Middletown, CT

PA or APRN to join a well established bariatric and general surgery practice under supervision of Dr Jonathan Aranow. Responsibilities are office based and would include basic office procedures, seeing preop and postop general and bariatric surgical patients. In addition, APRN/PA would be tasked with running a medical weight loss program in collaboration with Dr. Aranow and our in office dietitians. 40 hr/wk M-F

For more information contact:

Doreen Akehurst
Shoreline Surgical Associates
400 Saybrook Rd
Middletown, CT 06457
860-346-9167
dakehurst@shorelinesurg.com

Posted: 1/26/17
Expires: 3/26/17


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: 1/26/17
Expires: 4/26/17


Bariatric Surgery Program Clinical Coordinator

Grand View Health Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Sellersville, PA

Bariatric Clinical Coordinator

This full-time position will work in Grand View Bariatric and Metabolic Institute in the Grand View Surgical Associates office, under the supervision of the Medical Director. The role is part administrative and part clinical. The Clinical Coordinator will play a key role in the acquisition of new patients, chart patient volumes, offer marketing and community awareness of the program. This position will implement and grow the existing Bariatric program and educate the community and healthcare providers on the services offered for obese patients 18 years of age and older. The goal will be to optimize patient outcomes and improve the quality of life of patients. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Conduct and oversee Information Sessions, Support Group meetings, and educational classes.
  • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate the admission process of the bariatric program, working with the Bariatric team including the insurance navigator.
  • Perform all responsibilities/duties required by the department as defined in the scope of service, to ensure that the unique needs of the patients are addressed. Responsible for maintaining required manuals and policies and procedures as well as identify and implement performance improvement initiatives.
  • Participate in meetings and coordinate with various teams within the hospital system to improve patient care, patient satisfaction, and outcomes. Participate in the clinical management of the patient, including bariatric surgery.
  • Collaborate with physicians, staff, and all departments to best meet the bariatric patient care needs.
  • Remain current with research and treatment options of the bariatric patient.
  • Conduct daily rounds on the bariatric patient in the hospital to assess hospital care and post-operative status of patient.
  • Conduct follow-up phone calls after discharge to assist patient with post-discharge instructions and keep the patient from readmission. Seek patient feedback regarding program.
  • Serves as an educational resource for staff; assist in developing multidisciplinary training programs.
  • Create and oversee ongoing quality improvement plans.
  • Track outcomes, patient satisfaction, and financial data to support the program, processes, and improvement activities. Report key statistics as necessary.
  • Keep abreast of latest clinical research and incorporate evidence based medicine into program.
  • Work to meet the requirements set by ASMBS for Center of Excellence distinction.
  • Remain compliant with regulatory standards, ie. JCAHO.
  • Network with referring physicians and conduct com munity outreach programs.
  • Work with Marketing to develop meaningful materials for patients and referring providers.

Clinical Bariatric Advance Practice Provider:

  • Proven laparoscopic surgical skills and a strong desire to work in bariatric surgery are mandatory.
  • Excellent communication

Intrested candidates should contact Diane Roberts droberts@gvh.org

Posted: 1/17/17
Expires: 4/17/17


Bariatric Surgeon

Bariatric Associates, Livingston, NJ

Wanted: Board Certified or Board Eligible General Surgeon
Qualifications: Fellowship trained in Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery
Where: New Jersey large private practice
Our purpose: We seek a surgeon with an inner compulsion for their work
Package: Excellent benefits, compensation, malpractice coverage, and opportunity for further education.
Why apply? So you can do something every day you care about and believe in deeply, and do your work with people who will help you do it.

Applicants should send résumé to Shannon Cooper ats.cooper@bariatricassociates.com or call (800) 200-5553.

Posted: 1/17/17
Expires: 4/17/17


Bariatric Coordinator

Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, Davenport, FL

Job Description
Bariatric Coordinator – FT-1675703

Exciting opportunity for right person! Responsible for the development and operational approach to the management of comprehensive weightless program/patients. The program coordinator will develop, coordinate and implement the program’s clinical and business activities, as well as evaluation of patient outcomes through chart audits/database entry and reports. Responsible to the COO. The bariatric coordinator will develop a collaborative relationship with other departments, physicians, and outside agencies. Facilitates staff education in bariatric surgery and has a relationship with nursing education department as well as the public. The bariatric coordinator will ensure the fiscal and financial resources of the hospital by meeting budget guidelines and developing and implementing cost saving programs and promoting the hospital in the community.

Qualifications

Requires an associate’s degree and a current Florida RN license. BSN is preferred. At least 3 years of nursing with 1 year of management experience. Excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills. Proven managerial skills. Proficient with computers especially: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel. Has knowledge of the hospital setting and understands and is proficient with hospital databases.

  • Job Nursing Services
  • Primary Location- FL-Davenport
  • Organization Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center
  • Working Location Administration
  • Shift Day Shift
  • Forecasted paid hours per shift 8
  • Forecasted hours per pay week 40
  • Employee Status Full-time

Interested candidates please contact Sharen Duverger; sharen.duverger@heartofflorida.com or 863-419-2560.

Posted: 1/17/17
Expires: 4/17/17


Bariatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Mission Hospital Weight Management, Asheville, NC

BARIATRIC NURSE PRACTIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OPPORTUNITY
MISSION WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, MISSION HEALTH SYSTEM IN BEAUTIFUL ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA

Mission Weight Management, which is accredited by the American College of Surgeons, is a well-established Medical and Surgical weight management program. We are seeking a FT Bariatric Physician Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner to join its collaborative team of bariatric surgeons, bariatrician, internist, physician assistant, experienced bariatric nurses, dietitians, psychologists and behavioral health providers, exercise specialist and great support staff. This position would spend time seeing patients in our state of the art clinic inclusive of Virtual patient care. Best of all, there is no call requirement.

Job Highlights and Requirements are as follows:

  • Full time position with competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Advanced Practitioner should be passionate about wellness, weight management and providing exceptional patient care.
  • Advance Practitioner will provide care under the direction of 2 supervising physicians.
  • Responsibilities include performing history and physical examination, compiling medical data, creating a plan of care under the supervision and direction of supervising physician.
  • No Call Requirement.
  • Excellent Referral Network that includes 18 counties and over 1 million people.
  • Hospital Privileges at Mission Hospital, a Level II Trauma Center with 750 beds.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Family Practice preferred.
  • Experience working with bariatric patients is also preferred, but not required.
  • Sign on bonus and possible re-location allowance available for qualified candidates.

About Mission Health: Mission Health, based in Asheville, North Carolina, is the state’s sixth-largest health system and the region’s only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system governed and managed exclusively in western North Carolina. Mission Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems 2012-2014 by Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters. Mission Health is the only medium-sized health system to receive this recognition three years in a row, and the only health system in North Carolina to achieve that distinction. Mission Health, which traces its roots in the region back to 1885, operates six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, and the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. Its medical staff consists of more than 1,000 physicians and is certified in more than 50 medical specialties and sub-specialties. Mission Health has seven Centers of Excellence: Cancer, Heart, Mission Children’s Hospital, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Trauma and Women’s Health. Mission Hospital, located in Asheville, is the system’s flagship hospital and is licensed for 795 beds. It is the regional referral center for tertiary and quaternary care.

Joseph Brown
Physician Recruiter
Mission Hospital
1 Hospital Drive
Asheville, NC 28801
joseph.brown@msj.org

Posted: 1/9/17
Expires: 3/9/17


Medical Bariatrician

Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Center for Bariatric Surgery is recognized by The American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as a Center of Excellence for its record of quality outcomes. Our exceptional multidisciplinary team of Surgeons, Endocrinologist, Physician Assistants, Dietitians, and Psychologist) have provided renowned bariatric services for over 7,000 patients in and around Northeast Ohio for nearly 20 years. Located in the heart of Cleveland and founded by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has a rich history of providing quality, faith based healthcare for over 150 years. Our caregivers enjoy a mission focused work environment along with a competitive compensation and benefit package that includes healthcare, pension, continuing education allowance, and generous paid time off. We’re searching for a Medical Bariatrician to add to our established program. Board certification in family medicine, internal medicine or related specialty is required. Board certification by the American Board of Obesity medicine is preferred. The provider will be seeing pre-surgical medical weight loss patients as well as post-surgical patients in collaboration with the bariatric surgery team. They will also be in charge of developing a non-surgical weight loss program. There is an opportunity to work with residents in our internal medicine program.

Contact Information: CV/Resume may be sent via email to ted.monczewski@stvincentcharity.com or you may submit your application/CV/resume though our recruitment page at https://www.stvincentcharity.com/careers/

Posted: 1/9/17
Expires: 4/9/17


Bariatric Surgeon

Weight Loss Institute of the Central Coast, Santa Maria, CA

Busy community bariatric surgery practice in Central Coast of California, is seeking to add another board-certified bariatric and general surgeon. ASMBS comprehensive program offers primary and increasing volumes of revision bariatric and foregut surgery at a new 200 bed community hospital. Fellowship training or extensive bariatric experience is required. Ability to operate Independently using laparoscopic or robotic techniques in bariatric surgery (gastric bypass, sleeve, revision. Band explant) as well as general surgery is required. Flexible work and call schedule – 1:3 call schedule.

Weight Loss Surgery Institute of the Central Coast
David Maccabee MD – Director
dlmaccabee@gmail.com, 541-490-8682

Posted: 1/9/17
Expires: 3/9/17


Private Practice Bariatric/ Laparoscopic Surgeon

New York Bariatric Group, Fairfield, Connecticut

Join one of the fastest growing most lucrative private bariatric surgical practices in the New York Area. Currently have offices in Manhattan, Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk County), and Westchester County. Excellent starting salary with bonus incentive and partnership opportunity. Bariatric Surgery fellowship or experience is necessary. Have full support structure built into practice with physician assistants, nutritionists, psychologist, etc. The New York Bariatric Group provides extensive marketing and physician outreach to get your practice up and running very quickly.

Interested applicants should send resume to garber@nybariatric.com

Posted: 1/9/17
Expires: 3/9/17


Assistant Professor of Surgery

NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY

We are currently recruiting for a full-time laparoscopic-trained surgeon at NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital.

For more information please contact:
Manish Parikh MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, NYU School of Medicine
Director of Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery, Bellevue Hospital Center
550 First Ave NBV 15 South 7
New York, NY 10010
212 562 3917
F 212 263 8640
manish.parikh@nyumc.org

Posted: 1/4/17
Expires: 4/4/17


Medical Bariatrics Surgeon/Physician

Community Hospital North, Indianapolis, IN

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


Bariatric and General Surgeon

Center for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Inc., Los Angeles, California

Busy bariatric surgery solo practice in Los Angeles and Orange County, California, is seeking a board-certified bariatric and general surgeon. Fellowship training or extensive bariatric experience is required. This is a comprehensive, COE-designated program, with an excellent infrastructure. Strong surgical skills in bariatric surgery (gastric bypass, vertical sleeve gastrectomy and Lap-Band) and general surgery is required. Endoscopic experience is a plus.

Competitive salary and benefits included.

Interested candidates please send you CV to PHalse@TheNewProgram.com, or FAX to 949-631-6585 (co Paula Halse)

Posted: 12/27/16
Expires: 3/27/17


Director – Bariatric Surgery

WVU Medicine / WVU School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV

West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery is actively recruiting a Director of Bariatric Surgery to join the faculty in Morgantown, WV. This position will involve expanding and developing a program with statewide impact by building upon the accredited surgical program of excellence.

Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must be board certified and fellowship trained in bariatric/minimally invasive surgery. Additionally, candidates should be at an Associate Professor rank or higher, and have at least 5 years of experience in an academic medical center. Responsibilities will include providing excellent patient care as well as teaching medical students and surgery residents. Opportunities exist to participate in clinical and translational research.

This position provides the successful candidate a unique and exciting opportunity to build upon our already accredited surgical program with an ultimate goal of achieving a comprehensive, statewide program. West Virginia holds the 2nd highest adult obesity rate in the country, and the opportunity to make an impact at the state level is immense.

We offer a team approach to treating our patients with support from a committed group of dieticians, clinical psychologists, physician assistants and nurses. Not only are we a Blue Cross/Blue Shield Program of Excellence, but there are multiple programs and initiatives in place at West Virginia University that provide a solid foundation for growth and development. Some of these programs include multiple medical management programs, a statewide extension service for wellness, human performance lab, addiction research programs, neuroimaging research programs, and a robust infrastructure for clinical translational research and clinical trials.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked West Virginia University Hospitals as one of the top hospitals in the state for the last several years. WVUH provides the most advanced level of care available to the citizens of West Virginia and bordering states. Major expansion is underway to Ruby Memorial Hospital, adding a 10-story tower and an additional 114 licensed beds. WVU Medicine has also opened a three story, 110,000 square foot ambulatory care facility to help address the growing demand for services. The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center has a full complement of academic programs in the clinical and basic sciences.

Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit http://wvumedicine.org/services/surgery/bariatrics-weight-loss-surgery/ or submit your CV directly to Callista McNair at cmcnair@wvumedicine.org.

WVU is an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

Posted: 12/21/16
Expires: 3/21/17