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Mental/Behavioral Health Therapist

Overlake Medical Center and Clinics, Bellevue, WA

The Mental/Behavioral Health Therapist will provide counseling, therapeutic assessments, and interventions for adult mental health patients in a holistic, culturally sensitive process that promotes the dignity, respect, safety and maximum optimal functioning of the individual. Provides individual therapy sessions using evidence based treatments and develops individualized treatment plans. As a part of integrative psychiatry the therapist will collaborate with the patient’s integrative psychiatrist and PCP for short term management and stabilization of symptoms through therapeutic individual treatment with short term CBT or other applicable therapeutic approaches. In addition the therapist will be an essential part of the Metabolic and Bariatric Services Clinic, coordinating directly with staff psychiatrist, providers and other interdisciplinary team members to effectively meet the behavioral health needs of the patients both through individual and group therapy. Provides support, counseling and intervention to patients with obesity, weight regain, eating disorders and other psychosocial issues/stressors.

Contact Information:

https://overlakemedicalcenter.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Overlake_External_Career_Site/job/Bellevue-WA/Bariatrics-and-Integrative-Psychiatry-Mental-Behavioral-Health-Therapist_R-549

Posted 02/26/21
Expires 05/26/21


Dietician for COE Bariatric and Medical management weight loss program

Center for Surgical Weight Loss and Wellness at AtlantiCare, Egg Harbor Township, NJ

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 and mental health professionals. 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. 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: Experience caring for the bariatric population in an out-patient setting preferred. 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:

Devra Stroud-Banks, MBA/HCA Director – APG Surgical Specialties Devra.StroudBanks@atlanticare.org Office: 609-677-7794 Internal: 4-7794 Cell: 609-335-9195

Posted 02/22/21
Expires 05/23/21


Licensed Psychologist

Lori Golden, PhD LLC, Dallas, TX

This is an opportunity to join an established private practice that provides psychological services for a variety of surgeon groups throughout the Dallas Metroplex. The job primarily consists of psychological assessment of bariatric surgery candidates. Providing psychoeducation and collaborating with the treatment team is also essential. There is plenty of opportunity to provide psychotherapy to these patients also, if interested. All assessments are performed in our comfortable private office in Dallas. Compensation is excellent. The successful candidate will have strong assessment, clinical and writing skills. Experience working with bariatric patients is desirable, although not a requirement. An applicant who is already credentialed with some insurance companies is especially encouraged to apply. This position requires a Ph.D. or Psy.D and a Texas psychologist license.

Contact Information:

Lori Golden, Ph.D. 214-228-0796 goldenls@aol.com

Posted 02/22/21
Expires 05/22/21


Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgeon

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

The Division of General and GI Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is seeking a board certified/eligible academic surgeon with fellowship training in minimally invasive laparoscopic and bariatric surgery to join our established group.

The successful candidate will have a strong academic record as reflected in their publications and funding record. Dedicated research time will be provided with goal of achieving external funding. The research ideally will contribute to ongoing department initiatives.

Appointment as Instructor or Assistant Professor level at the Harvard Medical School will be commensurate with experience, training and achievements in addition to teaching activities. Suitable candidates will have an MD or an MD/PhD and must demonstrate professional, academic and teaching skills in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. The candidate should be eligible for, and maintain, full medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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

Contact Information:

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae and letter of interest, and preprints of significant work (limit to 3) by email to: Gerard M. Doherty, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Email: gmdoherty@bwh.harvard.edu

Posted 02/22/21
Expires 04/22/21


Bariatric Surgery Medical Director

Swedish Medical Center, Seattle,WA

Swedish Health Services is seeking an experienced Bariatric Surgeon to serve as the Medical Director of the Bariatric Surgery program in Seattle, WA. Build upon an already impressive MBSAQIP-accredited program with the resources of a large system, physician and administrative support, and excellent referral base. As part of The Digestive Health Institute (DHI), the medical director will partner with DHI Directors on clinical quality, safety and growth initiatives in efforts to ensure a high-quality, innovative, comprehensive, and patient-centered program that meets the needs of the community and a growing medical field. Furthermore, this position will join a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, PAs, NPs, dietitians, and psychologists, and partner with Obesity Medicine and Endocrinology leadership to develop a collaborative and coordinated approach to care. The Bariatric Surgery program at Swedish Weight Loss Services was established in 2006 and performs over 450 primary and revisional weight loss cases annually. This role is an exciting opportunity to build upon and further develop an already successful program in the heart of the Pacific Northwest.

•Board-Certified in General Surgery •Completed a Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship •8+ years of bariatric surgery experience required in a MBSAQIP-accredited institution •Excellent communicator who will be an advocate for change and a champion for the department •Previous experience in a leadership role preferred

Swedish’s First Hill campus is a 697-bed, general medical and surgical hospital in downtown Seattle. The largest of Swedish’s five hospitals, First Hill is considered the main Swedish campus. In addition to the hospital and emergency department, the campus is home to the Swedish Cancer Institute and the Swedish Orthopedic Institute. The hospital provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including the area’s largest childbirth center, NICU and specialty pediatric care. Swedish is a comprehensive health network with a long history of excellence. The Seattle-based system operates five hospitals with more than 1,500 beds, and more than 115 primary and specialty care clinics. Part of the Providence family, Swedish is world-renowned for its innovative and ground-breaking diagnoses, treatments and medical research at its five award-winning institutes: cancer, digestive health, heart and vascular, neuroscience and orthopedic.

Seattle is the Pacific Northwest’s largest urban center, with a metro population of 3.25 million, and is home to world-class arts & entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Home to the world’s biggest tech giants, Seattle offers some of the highest minimum wages in the country, along with a notable music and arts scene, outdoor lifestyle and amazing coffee.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Information:

Apply online at https://psdrecruit.org/seattle-wa/bariatric-surgery-medical-director/4A2DD042F83547108E7D76DFCF0BC0A3/job/

For additional questions, please reach out to Cindy J. Corson, Cindy.Corson@psdrecruit.org or (425) 525-5873.

Posted 02/17/21
Expires 05/17/21


General, GI and MIS Bariatric Surgeon

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and VCU Health, Richmond, VA

The Department of Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and VCU Health is seeking a qualified faculty member to join the Division of Bariatric & Gastrointestinal Surgery at VCU Medical Center and affiliated campuses. This position is a junior to mid-level, term, non-tenure track faculty position. The surgeon is expected to provide support for the VCU affiliated General Surgery practice at a community general surgery expansion and practice at the existing practice at VCU Health System in the Division, with the support of the Division and Department leadership.

The ideal candidate should possess significant expertise in the broad field of general surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and endoscopy. The faculty member will also support the Division with teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including oversight of residents and fellows as well as instruction in General, Bariatric & Gastrointestinal Surgery. Faculty member may participate in research activities and/or collaborate with others on research projects and endeavors

Required Qualifications

• Board Certification or Eligibility in General Surgery. • Commitment to teaching and education of medical students and other trainees • Ability to work in a complex matrixed environment with a high emotional intelligence • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Preferred Qualifications

• Fellowship in Advanced GI/MIS, Foregut and/or Bariatric Surgery • Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Richmond and surrounding towns in Central Virginia include a population of 1.5 million and is the seat of the government of State of Virginia. It has a growing economy and excellent public schools to go with mild winters and easy access to many exciting destinations including Washington DC, Virginia Beach, Outer Banks- NC and Shenandoah National Park.

Contact Information:

To apply, please submit electronically to https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/103525. Inquiries may be directed to Guilherme M. Campos, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS, Paul J. Nutter Professor of Surgery, Chairman, Division of Bariatric and Gastrointestinal Surgery at guilherme.campos@vcuhealth.org

Posted 02/12/21
Expires 05/12/21


Psychologist Metabolic Health Services

ChristianaCare, Newark, DE

ChristianaCare is searching for a part time (40 hrs/pay) psychologist to join its team of embedded psychologists to work in Metabolic Health Services. The multidisciplinary program is located in our Wilmington campus, a 321-bed teaching hospital in Wilmington, DE. The work schedule is Monday, Tuesday and every other Friday (8 hr shifts); no weekend call. Patient care provided both in person and virtually.

Key Job Duties: Provides program development, coordination of care, and assessment services for Metabolic Health Services that includes bariatric assessments for the bariatric surgery program and medical/behavioral weight management. Attend weekly case conference with bariatric team & communicate with members of surgical group on patient concerns. Provided individual psychotherapy to patients following bariatric surgery as well as those seeking behavioral weight management. Provides monthly educational groups for bariatric surgery patients. Contributes in process improvement and educational initiatives with the team of embedded psychologists.

Position Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D./Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited psychology program, a pre-doctoral internship from an APA-accredited site, and experience in a medical setting. Candidates must be eligible for license in Delaware. Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team is preferred.

ChristianaCare is headquartered in Wilmington, DE, ChristianaCare one of the country’s most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women’s health. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital.

Benefits of living in the Delaware Valley: You have your choice or housing options in DE, PA, NJ or MD and enjoy reasonable commutes. Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation’s best colleges and universities. Within 1-3 hours from four international airports. Easy drives or a short train ride to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City. Two hours from beautiful beaches in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey and popular skiing resorts in the Pocono Mountains. Reasonable cost of living and no DE state sales tax.

Contact Information:

https://careers.christianacare.org/jobs/Psychologist_Metabolic_Health_Services_Parttime/Wilmington_Delaware/101/236237/

Posted 02/12/21
Expires 05/12/21


Bariatric Clinic Registered Nurse

SCL Health | Surgery Specialists | Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver Colorado

You.

You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Bariatric Clinic Registered Nurse.

Us.

Our expert team at Downtown Surgery Specialists is committed to providing quality, patient-centered care in a comfortable and compassionate environment. We use the latest technology and innovative techniques to deliver unmatched surgery services.

Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence – Magnet designation – by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.

Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage.

Your day.

Administers nursing care to patients; includes assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating the patient’s care plan in coordination with the physician Responsible for all telephone triage calls, post-operative outreach calls, and ensuring preoperative surgery clearance Management of preoperative surgery pathway Responsible for preoperative and postoperative teaching for the metabolic and bariatric surgery patient Maintains communication with interdisciplinary practitioners to meet care objectives Obtain and document health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assess disease condition Provide patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations Execute prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administer prescribed medications, and monitor and document treatment progress and patient response. Refer to/consult with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns Educate patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions. Document patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.

Your experience.

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, required Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), preferred Current/valid Registered Nurse license from the state licensing board, required Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or ACLS certification, required Minimum of one (1) year of related experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting, required

Next steps.

Please apply here with us here: http://adtrk.tw/tp/rj6_orokj.e-K

Please Contact:

Katie Ruhlander katie.ruhlander@sclhealth.org Talent Acquisition Partner SCL Health

Posted 02/12/21
Expires 04/12/21


Psychologist

OhioHealth, McConnell Heart Health Center

Psychologist at McConnell Heart Health Center

We are more than a health system. We are a belief system. We believe wellness and sickness are both part of a lifelong partnership, and that everyone could use an expert guide. We work hard, care deeply and reach further to help people uncover their own power to be healthy. We inspire hope. We learn, grow, and achieve more – in our careers and in our communities.

Job Description Summary: This position is responsible for performing psychological evaluation/testing for the preoperative metabolic and bariatric surgery patient, including a formal written evaluation. Experience in assessment and psychological testing is preferable. Also responsible for psychological support to postoperative metabolic and bariatric surgery patients, including individual counselling and support groups. Other duties include: Medical Weight and Cardiac Rehabilitation psychoeducation groups and multi-disciplinary team consultations.

The psychologist is responsible for providing direct services, including counseling, psychotherapy, assessment, crisis intervention, and grief work. The Psychologist also provides consultation regarding psychological and behavioral health needs of the patients and their families. To provide counseling, psychotherapy, assessment, consultation, and psycho-education throughout the continuum of care, including inpatient care, outpatient care, affiliated community settings, homecare, and bereavement.

Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate (Required) Ph.D. in Psychology, or Counseling, licensed to practice psychology in the State of Ohio. strong knowledge of clinical counseling issues, psychological assessment skills. Understanding of psychiatric needs and psychotropic intervention. Experience: Two years of clinical experience with patients. Prior consultant experience preferred.

Work Shift: Day

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Department: Medical Weight Mgmt McConnell

Join us! … if your passion is to work in a caring environment … if you believe that learning is a life-long process … if you strive for excellence and want to be among the best in the healthcare industry

Equal Employment Opportunity OhioHealth is an equal opportunity employer and fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. OhioHealth does not discriminate against associates or applicants because of race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, military status, pregnancy, disability, marital status, familial status, or other characteristics protected by law. Equal employment is extended to all person in all aspects of the associate-employer relationship including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, discipline, reduction in staff, termination, assignment of benefits, and any other term or condition of employment.

Contact Information:

Apply online at https://ohiohealth.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/OhioHealthJobs/job/McConnell-Heart-Health-Center/Psychologist_JR28834-1

Or email Liz.Tully@ohiohealth.com

Posted 02/09/21
Expires 03/09/21


Bariatric Program Coordinator

SUNY Upstate, Syracuse, NY

Job Summary: The Bariatric Surgery Program Coordinator coordinates the Bariatric Surgery Program at University Hospital to assure continuity of care of the surgical bariatric patient. Collaborates in the implementation, coordination, and evaluation of multidisciplinary standards and protocols for bariatric surgery patients. Involved in all phases of management from pre-hospital care through post-operative care. The coordinator will track and monitor the database of bariatric surgical patients’ healthcare across the continuum. Monitors, facilitates, maintains, and coordinates the bariatric surgery website. Collaborates with the Nurse Manager for marketing strategies. Coordinates Bariatric Team conference and rounds. Consistently demonstrates an advanced level of clinical expertise and enhanced communication skills. Performs weekly maintenance on the database to assist in maintaining functionality and interacting with the database software vendor as necessary. Must be able to use computer equipment. Minimum Qualifications: NYS licensed/registered or eligible RN required. Bachelor’s degree and three years of acute nursing experience required. Experience caring for and assessing surgical patient’s required. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Nursing preferred. Specialty nursing certification relating to patient population (i.e. CNRN, CCRN), and experience in program planning preferred. Computer expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel, and or similar databases preferred. Work Days: Monday-Friday, between 7AM-7PM Message to Applicants: Upstate University Hospital is a Magnet designated facility located in Syracuse, NY. This healthcare system has long held the distinction of caring for the most seriously ill and injured in the state. Upstate is the region’s only Level-I Trauma Center and spans across two campuses and multiple ambulatory sites. The Bariatric Program and Clinic maintain the culture of quality and excellence and is MBSAQIP Accredited. The program is located at the Community Campus of Upstate University Hospital. Recruitment Office: Human Resources Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

Contact Information:

https://careers.upstate.edu/cw/en-us/listing/?jobnotfound=true

Posted 02/04/21
Expires 05/04/21


Medical Weight Loss Advanced Practice Provider

BayCare Clinic, Green Bay, WI

Medical Weight Loss Advanced Practice Provider BayCare Clinic is seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to help us expand our comprehensive medical and surgical weight loss program. We offer dietary education, behavioral therapy, physical education, as well as medical and surgical tools to assist in weight loss and healthy living. In 2021 our program is expanding beyond the currently offered surgical treatments to provide medical weight loss options. We will also be moving into expanded, renovated office space. We are in need of an additional advanced practice provider as we expand our program.

This provider’s role will be to serve both surgical and non-surgical patients seeking assistance with weight loss. This role provides extensive autonomy but also works closely with other physician providers. This provider will manage patients as they progress through the weight management process and help them individualize their care based on evolving needs. This includes management of prescription weight loss medications, guidance for bariatric surgical procedures, pre and post op management of bariatric surgical patients, coordination of care with our dieticians, behavioral health providers, and other extended providers.

The current team: • Bariatric surgeons and ABOM certified physicians and Physician Assistant • Dedicated weight management RN and MA support • Behavioral Health collaboration • Dietician services • Athletic trainers

The ideal candidate will: • Be licensed to work in the state of Wisconsin or willing to obtain license • Have at least two years of Advanced Practice Provider experience • Have experience in weight loss surgery or medicine • A background in primary care, internal medicine, or endocrinology is preferred • Have a desire to make an empathetic connection to help motivated patients make life-changes

Contact Information: If this fits your career goals, contact us to schedule a brief phone call: Pam Seidl Provider Recruiting Liaison BayCare Clinic 920-405-5394 pseidl@baycare.net

Posted 02/02/21
Expires 03/02/21


General/Bariatric/Colorectal Surgery Physician Assistant

Kaiser-Washington Permanente Medical Group, Bellevue, WA

Washington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG) is a clinician-led, self-governed and independent multi-specialty group practice, providing care to the more than 700,000 Kaiser Permanente patients in Washington state. We work unencumbered by traditional health care obstacles and without silos; prioritizing people over profits, collaboration over ego, and driven by a singular goal: our patients’ health. At WPMG, we take care of the whole person, with a team to address the fundamental, social, and emotional needs that contribute to total health. We are clinicians motivated by the desire to make a purposeful difference in the communities we serve, and in how health care is delivered.

Summary

Kaiser Permanente-Washington Permanente Medical Group is seeking a Full Time 1.0 FTE General Surgery Physician Assistant to join our Bellevue Medical Center team in Bellevue, Washington.

This is a multi-disciplinary General Surgery practice involving general surgery, colorectal surgery, and a bariatric program of excellence. There is a team spirit of collaboration with an emphasis on continuous learning, education, quality improvement, and standardization of care and best practices. We have a full multi-disciplinary team, including 4 General Surgeons, 1 Colorectal surgeon, 3 bariatric surgeons, 5 Physician Assistants, Bariatric Psychologist, 2 Dieticians, and robust support staff including RNs and MAs.

Core components of this position include:

Evaluating and managing patients in the outpatient clinic at all points in the care continuum First Assist on laparoscopic, robotic, and open (bariatrics, general surgery, colorectal) procedures Community Hospital Rounding & Inpatient management Consultations in urgent care and ED if needed to amplify efficiencies Shared Call Responsibilities – no 1st call after hours; the call is done in a block system with the surgeon as 1st call. Come in after-hours only if a case needs to be done and requires 1st assist. Other opportunities: we engage in research with the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute – there may be opportunities to participate in this and other academic/scholastic endeavors in addition to ongoing QI projects and initiatives to support colorectal, general, & bariatric surgery.

Bellevue Medical Center is a multispecialty medical center. Lab, Radiology, and Pharmacy on site. Office hours are 8am – 5pm Monday through Friday with Urgent Care open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Benefits Benefits include: Full malpractice indemnification (including tail coverage), medical/dental/vision benefits, 401(k) & employer-paid retirement contributions, paid vacation, CME, long-term disability, long-term care benefits, and the ability to become a shareholder in our group practice. Learn more about WPMG benefits.

Education Required Certified Physician Assistant

Experience Preferred The ideal candidate would have experience in surgery. Open to new graduates with surgical rotation

Contact Information: https://www.wpmgcareers.org/careers.html

Medical Staff Recruiter: Naomi Schmidt. Please apply through our webpage and I will follow up with you shortly.

Posted 01/29/21
Expires 03/1/21


Clinical Nutrition Specialist

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT: Responsible for delivery of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) to MGH Weight Center patients. Provides direct patient care to pediatric and adult patients through performing the nutrition evaluation and leading nutrition groups and individual programs. Performs activities in the setting of a multidisciplinary care team. Creates health education materials and participates in program development and responsible for precepting Dietetic Interns during Weight Center rotations/practicum. Collects outcome data for nutrition related programs using Red Cap data collection system and keeps IRB approvals current as needed.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Reviews medical records of referred patients; Performs initial nutrition evaluation of patients as defined in the Weight Center (WC) nutrition protocol; Documents initial nutrition evaluation; Assesses patient’s readiness for weight loss program and motivation; Assesses patient’s current nutritional status, nutrition-related biochemical parameters, eating patterns; Assesses patient’s lifestyle and structured activity; Assesses patient’s ability to participate in WC programs; Reports to WC team outcome of nutritional assessment and makes recommendations for intervention; Provides coverage and/or leader of all group programs nutrition education at the Weight Center; Provides nutrition education/monitoring via eNutrition program; Provides MNT to adult and pediatric pre/post weight loss surgery and medical management patients; Provides instruction and supervision of dietetic interns and other professionals in training at the Weight Center; Attends all WC provider and team meetings; Provides patients with interpretation of indirect calorimetry test of RMR and appropriate meal plan for weight loss; Performs clinic hours at Boston, MA location, and other sites depending on future need; Research Coordinator for Weight Center Healthy Habits for Life, Medically Intensive Nutrition Therapy Program , eNutrition and Medical/Surgical/Pharmacotherapy Clinical Programs:

Supports and participates in the interdisciplinary process of research protocol review, implementation, and outcome evaluation; Provides quality, specialized nutrition care/services based on the approved research protocol, patient needs, and professional/unit standards; Reviews, implements, evaluates, and revises the nutrition component of research protocols in collaboration with investigators and research team consistent with the goals of the research protocol, general nutrition principles, needs of the individual participants, and governing policies and procedures. Collects and documents research protocol outcomes as decided by research team; QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum: Registered Dietitian and Licensed in the state of MA (LDN) with at least 2-year experience specializing in Obesity Nutrition; counseling and leading groups.

Contact Information: Abeer Bader, MSc, RD, LDN, CSOWM Lead Clinical Nutrition Specialist MGH Weight Center

*Interested candidates — please send an email to Abeer Bader: ABADER@mgh.harvard.edu

Posted 01/28/21
Expires 04/28/21


RN Bariatric Surgery Program Coordinator

MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

Summary: Coordinates clinical care of the bariatric surgery patient. Develop and delivers education to internal and external customers. Performs daily administrative oversight of the program. Monitors quality data collection, analysis and reporting process and identifies areas for improvement. Provides communication between team members and patients. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to patient safety
  • Coordinates the clinical care of the bariatric surgery patients
  • Develops and delivers education to internal and external customers by:
  • Works closely with the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery registrar to assure timely submission of outcome data
  • Demonstrates excellent communication between team members and patients.
  • Facilitates the accreditation and maintenance of accreditation for American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), American College of Surgery (ACS) and others
  • Conducts audits and identifies compliance gaps. develops appropriate clinical procedures to address and close the gaps to achieve better outcomes. Promotes safe practices and achieves sustainable compliance.
  • Ensures the program follows established policies and procedures to meet minimum life safety standards of The Joint Commission and OSHA. Ensures and all patient health information follows regulations set forth by HIPAA.
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of evidence-based policies, procedures and protocols in collaboration with the Bariatric Surgery Program Director
  • Serves as a liaison between the staff surgeons and hospital unit nurses in the implementation of current bariatric surgery care guidelines.
  • Offers ideas and proactively implements solutions of challenges/problems for patients and their families.
  • Maintains ambulatory responsibilities in the clinic for Bariatric Surgery service.
  • Assists in maintaining the documentation of the call schedule provided by all covering surgeons.
  • Keeps knowledge and skills current through literature related to bariatric patients and procedures, self-education, community networking, and professional organization offerings.
  • Periodically attends in-person professional development seminars offered at various annual meetings such as Obesity Week, ACSNSQIP, and Obesity Weekend.
  • Incorporates principles of teamwork in the resolution, completion, and follow-up of responsibilities.

Required: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Valid Ohio RN licensure. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Certified Bariatric Nurse (ASMBS CBN) or obtains within 12 months of hire. Two years recent clinical experience with bariatric population in a medical/surgical setting or ambulatory surgery setting.

Preferred: Master’s Degree. Prior Bariatric Surgery Coordinator experience. Knowledge of EPIC functionality

Contact Information:

Apply at https://metrohealthprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1444/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=40K

If you are interested in learning more about this position please contact Andrea Owsiak at 440-592-1381 or aowsiak@metrohealth.org

Posted 01/27/21
Expires 02/27/21


Nurse Care Manager- Nurse Navigator

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Summary The Division of Bariatric Surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery is seeking a qualified Nurse Care Manager. Candidate must have the ability to provide compassionate care to the Bariatric patient, assessment skills to include the assessment of psychosocial needs, ability to plan and organize time, ability to effectively utilize resources to meet patient needs, and the ability to organize and pay strict attention to details. Good customer service and communication is essential, as well as proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Job Duties Serves as a patient liaison to help patients and family members navigate the complex healthcare system as it relates to weight loss surgery. Communicates effectively to ensure efficient patient flow. Navigates and manages the patient’s pathway pre-op/post-op bariatric surgery and manages this through electronic databases and EMR systems such as Baritrax360 and Epic. Generates periodic reports on state of the patient pipeline, as directed by the program coordinator and the Medical Director. Works collaboratively with the Clinic Lead and Bariatric Program Coordinator. Assists in facilitating seminars and tracking attendance. Coordinates same day appointments to minimize visits. Coordinates patient consult appointments as necessary to ensure efficiency and minimal travel for the patient. Ensures patient referral appointments are made with the required specialist/testing and within the allotted timeframe to maintain the flow of pre-operative surgery clearances. Ensures all components of pre-op clearance are completed and reviewed by surgeon. Ensures all studies and test results are reviewed and abnormal findings addressed in a timely manner by the physician/APP. Assists with and/or supervise tracking of clinical requirements needed to support submission of insurance approval for preauthorization for metabolic and bariatric surgery.

Minimum Qualifications Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Experience Required: Four years of relevant experience. Certification/Licenses/Registration Required: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.

Preferred Qualifications Certified Bariatric Nurse (CBN). Proficient in the use of Epic. Relevant experience in post-surgical or outpatient clinic experience; Weight Loss Program related experience.

Contact Information:

https://jobs.bcm.edu/job/Houston-Nurse-Care-Manager-Texa/706698700/

Posted 01/25/21
Expires 04/25/21


BARIATRIC SURGEON

BMI of TEXAS, San Antonio, Texas

Busy private practice in San Antonio. Employed position with opportunity for partnership after 2 years. No head hunters please. Email CV and cover letter to drseger@bmioftexas.com

Posted 01/12/21
Expires 04/21/21


Clinical Health Psychologist

Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona

You are invited to a position at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the #1 hospital in Arizona, among the top 20 hospitals in the nation for four consecutive years, and partnered with the nation’s best hospital. Practicing at Mayo Clinic provides a rewarding career that prioritizes excellence in patient-centered care. You can thrive in an environment that supports innovation and has a wealth of resources available to you – including an integrated EMR and collaboration with top specialists – to give your patients the quality of care you want to achieve. Mayo Clinic in Arizona is in need of a Clinical Health Psychologist to join our Department of Psychiatry and Psychology. This position will involve a diverse patient population with complex medical problems typical of a major tertiary referral center. The successful candidate would join a Division of Clinical Health Psychology with 3 other full- time clinical health psychologists (specializing in chronic pain, transplant, and oncology), 2 LCSW therapists, and 1 masters-level addiction counselor as well as a department with 6 psychiatrists and 5 neuropsychologists. We are a highly collaborative professional group, who work with specialized multi-disciplinary care teams throughout the hospital, clinic and medical school. We are eager to have an additional clinical health psychologist join our department. The ideal candidate will have expertise as a clinical health psychologist providing empirically-supported evaluation and treatment interventions in one or more of the following priority specialty areas with willingness to expand their proficiency in the other domains: candidates for bariatric surgery and non-surgical weight loss, complex gastrointestinal conditions and functional somatic symptom disorders, chronic pain management, and integrated behavioral health in primary care. The position is primarily interventional support of the above populations. Training and skills in evidence-based psychological intervention is required. Interest or experience in building group-based protocols for the above service lines as well as biofeedback training consistent with BCIA certification would be of value (though BCIA certification is not required). Mayo Clinic requires all Psychologists to achieve and maintain board-certification through the American Board of Professional Psychology. If not already board certified, achievement of board certification is required within the first three years of employment prior to promotion to Consultant. Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Contact Information:

Please visit https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/jobs/clinical-health-psychologist-140195br to apply to the position. Inquiries about the position can be made to Maddie Dosch, Physician/Scientist Recruiter at dosch.madalyn@mayo.edu

Posted 01/13/21
Expires 03/13/21


Clinical Dietician

SCL Health, Denver, CO

You. You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Clinical Dietitian. You’re equally comfortable with providing patient/family education and adhering to nutritional guidelines. You’re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.

Us. Conveniently located in the heart of Denver, Downtown Surgery Specialists offers the full spectrum of common general surgery procedures including endoscopy, anti-reflux/foregut, endocrine, breast and minimally invasive robotic procedures. Our expert surgeons are committed to providing unmatched surgical care in a compassionate environment using the latest technology and techniques. Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence – Magnet designation – by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.

We. Together we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We’ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity. We’ll laugh at each other’s jokes (even the bad ones). We’ll hello and high five. We’ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

Your day. Assess needs of patients based on provider referral RD services Develop meal plans, discussing both cost and healthy eating habits with the patient Promote better nutrition by speaking to groups about diet, nutrition, and the relationship between good eating habits and preventing or managing specific disease Provide educational interventions that utilize primarily interactive, collaborative, skill-based training methods and maximize the use of interactive training methods

Your experience. We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require: Bachelor’s Degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics from an accredited university, required Additional education and experience as defined by the American Dietetic Association regulation (i.e. internship, CUP, or AP-4 program) or a minimum of one to two (1 to 2) years of experience in an ambulatory or physician practice, required Current registration with the Commission or Dietetic Registration, required Experience working with, and sensitivity toward, special populations, including those with limited income and limited education and with non-English speaking individuals, preferred Bilingual proficiency in both English and Spanish, preferred

Contact Information:

Katie Ruhlander Talent Acquisition Partner katie.ruhlander@sclhealth.org

Posted 01/06/21
Expires 04/06/21


Psychologist

Providence Center for Weight Management, Portland, OR

Providence Health and Services Job ID: 12866 Weight Management Psychologist Portland, Oregon

Seeking a Psychologist for a full-time position supporting the Center for Weight Management with Providence Medical Group, which is the only center in Oregon to receive accreditation in Bariatric Surgery and Obesity Medicine from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Accreditation Quality Improvement Program. In this role, you will be responsible for working with Bariatric Surgery patients, conducting pre-surgical evaluations and providing individual and group support. Other duties will include working with patients in a medical weight management program conducting evaluations, supporting healthy lifestyle changes and running support groups. • Standard clinic hours, Monday to Friday, no call • Experience with bariatric evaluations and/or weight loss programs preferred • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes registered dietitians, surgeons, nurse practitioners, MA’s and patient navigators • Possibility for some program development work

Where You’ll Work Providence Medical Group is an organization of employed physicians, with more than 90 clinics across the state of Oregon. Its 1,500+ providers possess a wide range of clinical expertise, including Family and Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Dermatology and Occupational Medicine. At Providence Medical Group, patients enjoy close-to-home access to dedicated providers in primary, specialty or urgent care clinics, with clinical and operational support from centralized Providence programs. Where You’ll Live Portland is rich in character and culture, with strong neighborhood identities and community bonds that defy its population of 2.3 million. Home of the Portland Trail Blazers, “Rip City” is ranked No. 8 in the Best Places to Live by U.S. News & World Report, based on its high quality of life and thriving job market. A foodie mecca, Portland is ideally situated between waterfalls, beaches, Mt. Hood skiing and hiking trails, forests and the Columbia River Gorge. Who You’ll Work For Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission – to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system. Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Let’s get in touch If you have questions about this specific job or others, I’m all ears. Send me a note and we’ll be one step closer to the right opportunity.

To apply: https://psdrecruit.org/portland-or/medical-weight-management-psychologist/84F67BE903844D36B5A0131CF91F4FBF/job/

Posted 01/06/21
Expires 04/06/21


Bariatric Surgeon

William A. Graber MD, PC – Central New York

Board Certified or Board Eligible General Surgeon with a Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery to join a well established, trained and specialized Bariatric team practicing at two Centers of Excellence with offices in both locations. The Bariatric program provides an excellent support group, a registered dietitian, and a bariatric coordinator. The opportunity offers excellent benefits, competitive compensation, and a friendly work environment. Excellent location, and a great safe place to raise a family. Competitive salary, generous benefits and malpractice paid.

Send CV to tsullivan@drgrabermd.com

Posted 12/29/20
Expires 03/29/21


Attending Surgeon

MIS/Bariatric Surgeon at NYU-Langone Health System/Bellevue Hospital/Manhattan Veterans Affairs

The Dept of Surgery at NYU Grossman School of Medicine seeks a full time fellowship-trained academic bariatric/minimally invasive surgeon. The faculty position will be at the Assistant/Associate/Full level depending on experience. The position is 50% Health and Hospitals-Bellevue Hospital (primarily bariatric surgery) and 50% Manhattan VA (primarily advanced MIS surgery). Bellevue Hospital is the oldest public hospital in the United States and is the largest (> 800 beds) safety-net hospital in NYC. The position adds to an existing group of 5 bariatric/MIS surgeons to accommodate increasing clinical demand. The Bellevue Hospital Bariatric Surgery program is on track to perform 1600 bariatric procedures this fiscal year. The Manhattan campus of the VA New York Harbor Healthcare system is the tertiary referral center for the New York Harbor Healthcare system. The position’s primary focus is advanced MIS including hernia and foregut and collaborating with surgical oncology for complex lap cases. The individual is expected to deliver clinical care, teach medical students, housestaff and the MIS/Bariatric Fellow and conduct scholarly activity that advances the tripartite mission of the department.

If interested, please email your resume to Manish Parikh, MD: manish.parikh@nyumc.org

Posted 12/29/20
Expires 03/29/21


Clinical Psychologist – PSY D – Bariatric Medicine

SCL Health – Denver, Colorado

You.

You bring your mind, body, heart, and spirit to your work as a Clinical Psychologist in Bariatric Medicine.

You put your patients first, and are generous with your thoughts and voice because you know your opinion matters.

You love what you do, and value having the support, resources, and advanced technology to practice at the top of your game.

You’re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.

Us.

Saint Joseph Weight Loss Center and Downtown Surgery Specialists – The expert team at Downtown Surgery Specialists is committed to providing quality, patient-centered care in a comfortable and compassionate environment. We use the latest technology and innovative techniques to deliver unmatched surgery services to our patients.

Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence – Magnet designation – by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.

Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage in addition to retirement savings plans. CME benefits, malpractice insurance coverage, and license reimbursement are also included as part of your employment benefits.

We.

Together, we’ll improve the health of the people in the communities we serve.

We’ll honor each other’s dignity and surpass the standards we set.

We’ll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.

Your day.

As a Clinical Psychologist in Bariatric Medicine, you can expect the following:

You would practice at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado
You will work in a clinic care setting for bariatric evaluation and treatment in order to evaluate the patient’s ability to be successful after surgery
Care is provided via scheduled counseling with patients and their families, clinical interventions, resource referral and consultation with other staff members
You will be part of an integrated bariatric team including a variety of other professionals that help to care for the whole person

Your experience.

We hire people, not words on paper. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology
  • Unrestricted Colorado license or able to obtain
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a medical setting with bariatric experience a plus
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Contact Information:
Naomi Creason
Talent Sourcing Strategist II
303.272.0440
naomi.creason@sclhealth.org

Posted 12/16/20
Expires 03/16/20


Nurse Practitioner/Bariatric Surgery Program Coordinator

Kent Hospital – Care New England

Practice in a combined clinical and administrative role as the Bariatric Surgery Program Coordinator at a large, community hospital in coastal Rhode Island.

About the Opportunity

  • Seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner who has worked as an advanced practice provider in a bariatric program
  • Administrative responsibilities (50%) – Provide oversight of ongoing program development; recruit, support and mentor staff; manage MBSAQIP criteria and compliance; develop and implement clinical policies and procedures; act as a liaison between the surgical practice and hospital staff
  • Clinical responsibilities (50%) – primarily outpatient practice; some inpatient rounding
  • Competitive salary with a rich benefits package, including health, life, disability, occurrence malpractice and retirement

About Kent Hospital

  • Located in Warwick, Kent Hospital serves the 300,000 residents in communities west of Providence
  • Just over 350 beds with a medical staff of 620 and the second busiest emergency service in the state
  • Teaching affiliate of Brown University and the New England College of Osteopathic Medicine with residency programs in emergency medicine, internal medicine and family medicine

About Care New England Health Care System

  • Fully integrated health system serving Providence, Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts
  • Services include primary care, surgery, cardiovascular care, oncology, psychiatry, behavioral health, newborn pediatrics and women’s health services
  • Affiliated with Kent Hospital, Warwick, and with Women & Infants and Butler Hospitals in Providence

Beyond the professional opportunity, nearby Providence offers the accessibility and friendliness of a small town with the culture and sophistication of a big city. One hour from Boston, Hartford and New Haven and three hours from New York City; the area is home to a number of higher education institutions including Brown University, Johnson & Wales, Providence College and the Rhode Island School of Design.

For more information, please contact Kimberly Carter at kicarter@carene.org.

Posted 12/15/20
Expires 03/11/20


Bariatric & GI Surgeon

University of South Florida at Tampa General, Tampa, FL

ACADEMIC MINIMALLY INVASIVE / BARIATRIC SURGEON

POSITION SUMMARY The Department of Surgery at the University of South Florida, located in Tampa, FL is seeking an open rank, academic MIS/ Bariatric surgeon to join the Department in the Division of GI Surgery. OVERVIEW

· The spectrum of diseases includes comprehensive bariatric services, hernias, biliary, benign foregut and diaphragm. · ACS/ASMBS Accredited Program and one of the most acclaimed programs in the region performing over 350 bariatric procedures per year and is the busiest robotic bariatric program in the nation. · The Tampa General Hospital/ USF Health Bariatric Center consists of a multidisciplinary team consisting of surgeons/physicians, advanced practice providers, dieticians, exercise physiologists, behavioral health experts. Our superior infrastructure and collaborative practice is often viewed as “best practice” in bariatric care.

QUALIFICATIONS · Medical Doctor or equivalent · Completion of a Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship · Board-certified/board-eligible in General Surgery through the American Board of Surgery or American Osteopathic Board of Surgery or equivalent. · Must be eligible for medical licensure in Florida

ABOUT USF The University of South Florida System is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

WORKING @ USF

With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

Contact Information: APPLY FOR POSITION Interested candidates should click on this link https://gems.usf.edu:4440/psp/gemspro-tam/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=26174&PostingSeq=1

to attach CV and cover letter. Or contact Dave Anderson, doa@usf.edu. USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the work place. The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment.

Posted 12/11/20
Expires 03/11/20


Bariatric Surgeon (2)

Yale, CT

The Department of Surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine seeks two (2) academic bariatric/minimally invasive surgeons to join the Division of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery during the next 12 months. These faculty positions will be at the Assistant/Associate/Full level depending on experience. The First position will be to direct bariatric, minimally invasive and general surgery at Yale New Haven’s main campus. This position will also direct Yale Bariatrics’ foregut program and provide full continuum of foregut interventions including but not limited to Linx, Esophyx, Enterra, and POEM. The second position will be to direct bariatric, minimally invasive and general surgery at one of our Yale New Health Network Hospitals.

The major criteria for appointment for faculty shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, and scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine and institutional service- appropriate to the programmatic need the individuals are expected to fulfil. The candidates must be board eligible/certified in General Surgery and be fellowship trained in bariatric and/or minimally invasive surgery. Potential candidates will be able to perform complex bariatric and/or minimally invasive procedures. Candidates should have an outstanding academic record in research, clinical care and education. The Candidate should have experience administratively, with excellent interpersonal skills for multidisciplinary communication, with exceptional leadership talent. Strong skills in program planning, development and quality assurance, educational and operational issues are essential. A strong history of basic, health services, quality and/or clinical research is desired. Yale University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Yale University welcomes nominations of and applicants from women and minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching, and clinical missions. Yale Medicine has a wide referral network of primary and specialty care physicians. We are seeking candidates with an academic orientation in clinical care and/or education. Candidates will have exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to make contributions to the field of Bariatric Surgery.

New Haven is conveniently located between Boston and New York. It is a great place to live, work, do business and enjoy life. There are ample opportunities to live within 20 minutes on the coast or in surrounding villages with small town charm. The greater New Haven area offers some of the top public and private schools in the country.

Contact Information:

All application materials must be submitted electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/80250 Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Posted 12/2/20
Expires 03/2/20


Psychologist

Holyoke Medical Center, Holyoke, MA

The Weight Management Program is looking for a well-qualified full-time, benefited, salaried licensed Clinician to built and grow our behavioral health program and team. Ph.D., Psy.D. or LICSW, LMHC candidates will be considered. Bilingual Spanish – English strongly preferred. The position will include conducting intakes, follow-up behavioral health sessions, clearance for bariatric surgery and facilitating therapy groups (CBT, Cognitive, etc) in the Weight Management Program at Holyoke Medical Center. Participation in ongoing research projects, grants and presentations at national conferences will be encouraged. The Weight Management Program (WMP) at Holyoke Medical Center is a fully accredited Metabolic and Bariaric Comprehensive Center designated by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). The WMP is a high quality program that has received an “exemplary status” for all performed bariatric procedures by ACS and ASMBS, has a Center of Excellence status with United HealthCare and BlueCross/BlueShield and average weight loss is 15-20% greater than the national average. In addition, the WMP participates every with podium presentations in all related national meetings. Join a highly motivated team that strives to improve constantly our patients’ outcomes and contribute to making our patients’ experience even better!

Main Duties of the Weight Management Behavioral Health Clinician:

  1. Individual Counseling:  40 hours are designated to carrying a formal caseload of clients, with 28 billable hours per week  Complete intakes as scheduled, complete follow-up sessions to assess appropriateness for patients preparing for bariatric surgery and those in the medical weight loss program  Communicate and interface with Holyoke Medical Center Weight Management staff regarding client’s progress and assessment.
  2. Facilitate psycho-educational groups on mindfulness, eating disorders, motivational interviewing, stress eating and emotional eating.
  3. Work closely with Weight Management staff to support clients struggling with factors that can impact success in the Weight Management Program by developing and implementing behavioral resources such as: weekly therapy groups, monthly workshops and referrals to behavioral health prescribers as needed.
  4. Potential for adding psycho-educational testing and assessments to stratify risk and effectiveness for bariatric surgery candidates. Qualifications:  Graduated from an accredited Master’s Level Program in Counseling or Social Work (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT); Or  Graduated from an accredited Ph.D. or Psy.D. Program  Ability to quickly build and maintain strong relationships with a diverse group of clients.  Completing intakes and follow-up sessions along with some ongoing outpatient therapy.  Bi-Lingual Spanish-speaking strongly preferred

Contact Information:

Ioannis Raftopoulos, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Director, Weight Management Program Holyoke Medical Center Tel: 413-404-2426 Email: Raftopoulos_ioannis@holyokehealth.com

Posted 11/30/20
Expires 03/02/20


General and Bariatric Surgeon

NuSelf Bariatrics, Austin – Cedar Park, Texas

Fellowship-trained general and bariatric surgeon desired. Therapeutic endoscopy experience is a plus.

Contact Information: Sashidhar Ganta, MD, FACS sg@austinbariatric.com

Posted 11/24/20
Expires 02/24/20


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