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Weight Loss Physician – Lead Physician

Allina Health, Fridley, Minnesota

Responsibilities: •Provide direct patient care at a 0.9 FTE that includes medication, meal replacement and lifestyle medicine in an outpatient clinic (plus 0.1 FTE for Administrative Work) •Oversee on-going development of the medical weight management program by staying current on research, innovation and national trends for obesity treatment •Provide direction regarding the use of new medications or non-surgical treatments for obesity •Collaborate with the full weight management provider and leadership team and provide feedback, input and decision-making for program direction •Monitor Advanced Practice Clinician care and practice. This may occur through chart review, on-site observation, team meetings or one-on-one conversation •Works collaboratively with patients to meet improve their health and well-being •Delivers evidenced based care that supports the Triple Aim of improved health outcomes, an exceptional patient experience and efficient use of resources is required •100% outpatient based practice, and OB is not required •Functions appropriately as part of care delivery team through efficient use of resources and skills, both their own and those of other provider and staff •Chart in electronic format in accordance with licensure and scope •Actively participates in multidisciplinary team approach to case management •Quality improvement utilizes quality improvement tools to develop processes that promote continuous improvement in delivery of patient care, patient outcomes or workflows

Qualifications: Education This position requires a Medical Doctorate degree (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) or foreign equivalent from an approved school of medicine.

Experience •Must have demonstrated experience in the treatment of obesity disease •Minimum two years’ experience preferred practicing in a clinical setting •Program Development and Standardization

Licensure/Certifications •BE/BC Board Eligible or Board Certified in Family Medicine •Must have current, unrestricted Minnesota State Medical Licensure •Certification through American Board of Obesity Medicine – ABOM preferred

Skills •Excellent communication skills – verbal and written •Highly organized, self-directed and motivated •Creative and innovative problem solver

Contact Information: Regina O. Newton Regina.Newton@allina.com 612-262-4652 https://jobs.allinahealth.org/job/fridley/medical-weight-loss-lead-physician-im-in-st-paul-minneapolis-mn/1378/15387909

Posted 3/27/20
Expires 5/27/20


CLINICAL FACULTY: Bariatric | MIS Surgery

Banner University Medical Center – Tucson (BUMC-T), Tucson, Arizona

Practice Academic Medicine with Top-Rated Teaching Hospital in the Recreational Corridor of the Southwest at Banner University Medical Center – Tucson (BUMC-T)

The Department of Surgery at Banner University Medical Center – Tucson (BUMC-T) is actively seeking a fellowship-trained minimally invasive surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery for its Tucson and South campus locations. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an established MBSAQIP program that is looking to expand its service line to the growing patient population of Southern Arizona. The qualified candidate will receive an academic appointment commensurate with their credentials.

Details of this practice include: • 1.0 FTE (90% Clinical 10% Teaching) • Average Patient Load: 10/day • Call: Shared within General Surgery Division (can be taken from home) • Clinical responsibilities: OP Clinic, IP rounding, Surgery • Procedures: Bariatric procedures (Gastric sleeve, banding, bypass, etc.), plus MIS General Surgery and upper GI/ minimally invasive surgery

We require: • Valid AZ license (or eligible to receive) • BC in General Surgery • Fellowship training in minimally invasive | Bariatric Surgery

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, formerly University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus, is consistently listed among the nation’s top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report and ranked No. 3 Hospital in Arizona. Located in the Sonoran Desert surrounded by multiple mountain ranges, Tucson is a very friendly Southwestern town where you and your family will have time to enjoy your personal and professional endeavors!

Banner University Medical Group offers a generous salary and recruitment incentives, along with an industry leading benefits package that provides security for you and your family:

• Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and pharmacy plans • Qualified tuition reduction for dependents at any AZ state institution • Paid malpractice • Eligible for benefits coverage within 30 days • Financial savings resources • Career advancement and optimal work/life balance • Employee Discounts

Contact Information:

Submit your CV for immediate consideration, to: doctors@bannerhealth.com For questions, please call Tara Waltz, Sourcing Strategist, at: 602-747-8203. Visit our website at: www.bannerdocs.com

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA – M/W/D/V Employer

Posted 3/6/20
Expires 6/6/20


Surgical Physician Assistant

Torrance Surgical Alliance, Torrance, CA

State of the Art Bariatric and Hernia Institute in Conjunction with and Ambulatory Surgery Center in Torrance, CA is seeking a strong, well qualified, hardworking Physician Assistant to join our team.

The physician assistant will be mainly working with one or two surgeons and at the direction of the surgeon to assist in the surgical setting before, during and after surgery. You will provide care, recommendations, testing, surgical assistance and help set up outpatient services related to patient care.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Assist physician with surgical cases in the operating room at ASC and hospitals Cases are predominantly advanced laparoscopic and bariatric cases. Open cases included as well. Occasionally you will be required to assist other surgeons at the ASC. See patients at follow up visits including rounding at the hospital and on call duties sometimes before or after clinical hours. On call for all patient phone calls with medical questions 24/7 (flexible schedule). Perform clinic procedures such as suture removals, drain pull, minor wound care Maintain proper documentation and complete all appropriate medical record documentation requirements. Responsible for managing the medical team. Be willing to work hard as needed, attend meetings and to help out in whatever way is necessary to ensure the vitality and growth of the practice. Promote a friendly, warm and exceptional customer experience Skills/Qualifications:

Minimum of one year advanced laparoscopic surgery skill is a must Excellent assessment and clinical skills Physician Assistant Degree Minimum of 2 years of experience. Bariatric surgery experience a plus. Must be certified and licensed in CA Polished and professional appearance Proven time management, organizational and follow-up skills Experience with EMR (Practice Fusion and HST software experience a plus) Please submit resumes in PDF format. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $100,000.00 to $120,000.00 /year

Experience:

operating room: 1 year (Preferred) Bariatric surgery: 1 year (Preferred) surgical assistant: 2 years (Required) clinical: 2 years (Preferred) Education:

Master’s (Required) Location:

Torrance, CA 90503 (Preferred) Work authorization:

United States (Required) Work Location:

One location Benefits:

Health insurance Dental insurance Vision insurance Paid time off Professional development assistance

Contact information: hr.tsa@torrancesurgical.com

Posted 3/6/20
Expires 6/6/20


Bariatric & MIS Surgeon

Torrance Surgical Alliance, Torrance, CA

Bariatric & MIS Surgeon Torrance Bariatric Institute, Torrance, CA Join one of the fastest growing and independent Bariatric & MIS practices in South Bay area. 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. State of the art Practice with adjacent Surgical Center suitable for the most advanced Bariatric & MIS procedures. Torrance Bariatric Institute provides extensive marketing and physician outreach to get your practice up and running very quickly.

Contact Information: hr.tsa@torrancesurgical.com

Posted 3/6/20
Expires 6/6/20


Bariatric Dietitian

Saratoga Hospital Bariatric Surgery and Weight Loss Program, Saratogo Springs, NY

This position is responsible for providing Medical Nutrition Therapy and lifestyle training for weight management, in individual and group settings, to patients of the practice. This includes preparation for bariatric surgery, medical management modalities and lifestyle modification techniques. Position requires knowledge of evidence-based practice recommendations for wide variety of nutrition concerns including weight management, diabetes, dyslipidemia and hypertension and experience using The Nutrition Care Process and Nutrition-focused Physical Exam. Experience with, and knowledge of, nutrition counseling techniques, reimbursement, documentation payer requirements and working in a specialty practice setting are important for success in this position. Responsible for conducting thorough nutrition and diabetes education assessments, identifying appropriate nutrition diagnoses and interventions to address these diagnoses and monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of these interventions, revising as necessary. Works as a team member in the bariatric surgery practice, performing other appropriate tasks to collaboratively support the patients of the practice. Patient-centered and evidence-based care are provided at all times. Qualifications: NYS license. One to two years of experience as a Bariatric Dietician is prefered.. The Saratoga Bariatric Surgery and Weight-Loss Program at Saratoga Hospital is accredited as a comprehensive bariatric facility by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. (MBSAQIP)

The compensation for this position will be competitive. Our location is a destination! • A half hour from Albany, New York State’s Capital City • Three hours from New York City, Montreal and Boston – right on the edge of New England. • Offering family-oriented communities throughout Saratoga County with a variety of neighborhoods, homes, and excellent school systems.

Contact Information: To receive additional information regarding this outstanding opportunity, contact me: Danielle Barton Human Resources Recruitment Phone: 518-583-8479 dbarton@saratogahospital.org

Posted 3/4/20
Expires 6/4/20


Bariatric PA/NP

Saratoga Hospital Bariatric Surgery And Weight Loss Program, Saratogo Springs, NY

Practice as a Physician Assistant for Saratoga Bariatric and Weight Loss Program, Saratoga Springs, New York Saratoga Bariatric and Weight Loss Program, a service of Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, Saratoga Hospital’s multispecialty physician practice, seeks a NYS-licensed Physician Assistant to join our bariatric surgery care team. Find our program at www.saratogabariatriccenter.com. A Physician Assistant in this role will provide perioperative management and weight loss management of bariatric patients in collaboration with Dmitri Baranov, MD, our bariatric surgeon, two physician assistants and our bariatric team. The role includes first assist duties, pre-operative and post-operative patient care management and development of plan of care, intraoperative technique and expertise and postoperative care. Office responsibilities include: care of post-operative bariatric patients from the day of hospital discharge, assessment and evaluation of lab work, patient testing, and medical weight loss management, etc. Excellent communication skills are required with patients, family members and colleagues. This candidate will function as a clinical role model, leading clinical skill development, fostering critical thinking skills, promoting safe practice and acting as a liaison/consult as needed. Active participation in applicable committees and continuing education through workshops, conferences, in-services and self-study is expected. Call responsibilities and phone triage will be shared among the group of four. Qualifications: NYS license. One to two years of experience as a Physician Assistant is required. Bariatric and or surgical experience preferred. Our team will train the right individual. The Saratoga Bariatric Surgery and Weight-Loss Program at Saratoga Hospital is accredited as a comprehensive bariatric facility by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. (MBSAQIP)

The compensation for this position will be competitive. Our location is a destination! • A half hour from Albany, New York State’s Capital City • Three hours from New York City, Montreal and Boston – right on the edge of New England. • Offering family-oriented communities throughout Saratoga County with a variety of neighborhoods, homes, and excellent school systems.

Contact Information: Denise Romand Medical Staff Recruiter/Practice Liaison Phone: 518-583-8465 dromand@saratogahospital.org

Posted 3/4/20
Expires 6/4/20


Attending Surgeon

Long Island Laparoscopic Surgery, Long Island, NY

An excellent opportunity exists for a Board Eligible or Board certified Fellowship trained Bariatric surgeon to join an existing private practice group of three fellowship trained MIS/ robotic Bariatric and General surgeons in a reputable practice in Long Island. We are a very busy practice with an impeccable reputation in the area. Recent graduates are welcome and mentorship provided and excellent opportunity to master robotic surgery .

We have been an SRC Center of Excellence practice since 2007 and are also a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery and the only Intuitive Epicenter in Robotic Bariatrics on Long Island. Our practice performs about 800 Bariatric surgeries per year including a large number of Revisional surgery. In addition we perform general Minimally invasive surgery including robotic general surgery. Majority of our cases are done at MatherNorthwell Health.

The Port Jefferson area in Long Island is a highly desirable place to live and work and to raise a family and the area has some of the best school districts in the North East. The North Shore of Long Island is well known for its coveted lifestyle and access to the Long Island Sound. Easy access and proximity to New York City.

Contact: Arif Ahmad MD Aahmadmd@aol.com

Posted 2/25/20
Expires 5/25/20


Upper GI / Minimally invasive / Bariatric / Hernia Surgeon

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Upper GI/Minimally invasive/Bariatric/Hernia Surgeon

Vacancy ID: FAC0003150

Position Summary The Department of Surgery at The University of North Carolina is seeking applications for a full-time academic minimally invasive foregut, bariatric and hernia surgeon to join our Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery. The Division of GI Surgery is among 9 Divisions in the Department of Surgery. The Division currently includes faculty members that provide a broad array of clinical services for patients with general surgery, upper GI, and lower GI disease. In addition, the Division of GI Surgery maintains a minimally invasive Advanced GI Surgery fellowship. Patients are referred to our surgeons from across the Southeastern United States for management of a variety of benign and malignant GI disorders via open, laparoscopic, and robotic approaches, and the Hernia Center receives referrals for simple to complex abdominal wall reconstructions. Academic appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

Faculty members within the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery must possess a desire to commit to all three mission of the department and school of medicine, including the clinical, education, and research missions. Regarding the education mission, faculty members are expected to regularly participate in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. Regarding research, a commitment to any one of a broad array of research interests is desirable, including but not limited to clinical, outcomes, health services, basic science, translational, ethics, education, or global surgery research. Regarding the clinical mission, faculty members must be committed to delivering high-quality clinical care that is of value to the patients of UNC. The selected candidate must be team-oriented and be able to interact well with colleagues inside and outside the Division.

Educational Requirements Prospective candidates must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in General Surgery.

Qualifications and Experience Completion of a minimally invasive fellowship is required. Robotic experience is preferred. Chosen candidates should either have a current North Carolina Medical License or be eligible for application.

Application Types Accepted Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please submit an online application for vacancy ID FAC0003150 at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/177512

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Contact Information: Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please submit an online application for vacancy ID FAC0003150 at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/177512

Posted 2/24/20
Expires 4/24/20


Bariatric Coordinator

AdventHealth Tampa, Tampa, FL

AdventHealth is a family of caregivers who see what we do as a calling and treat every person, every time as if they were a loved one. We don’t just heal what hurts. We ease minds and encourage spirits by providing a more personal level of care than ever before—physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Our mission is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ which starts with caring for others with uncommon compassion and going above and beyond to make those we serve, feel loved.

Wellness is at the core of what we do, focusing on living a better life today and always. We want everyone to Feel Whole and we see our work as a calling. This is how we make a difference. With our whole-person care, expertise and world-class resources we strive to provide an exceptional experience for all. With hospitals and facilities in over 9 states, our consistent approach to healthcare allows us to live our mission and ensure that our communities are living fuller, healthier lives.

GENERAL SUMMARY: Metabolic and bariatric surgery centers must have a designated Bariatric Coordinator. It is required that a licensed health care professional perform these duties. The Bariatric Coordinator functions as a member of the medical care management team for physician practice patients. This position serves as a liaison between the Bariatric Practice, Hospital and the and MBSAQIP.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: • Assists in managing the accreditation process and ensuring continuous compliance with MBSAQIP requirements, maintaining relevant policies and procedures, patient education, outcomes data, quality improvement efforts, and education of relevant staff in the various aspects of the bariatric surgery patient with a focus on patient safety. • Supports the development of written protocols and education of staff detailing the rapid communication and basic response to critical vital signs that is specifically required to minimize delays in the diagnosis and treatment of serious adverse events. • Serves as the liaison between the hospital and all surgeons performing bariatric surgery. • Focus on patient wellness and disease prevention. • Provide health education services and/or counsel patients on how to make healthy lifestyle choices. • Serves as the clinical reviewer and owns the data entry in compliance with MBSAQIP standards

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: • Risk Management: understand method and reasoning for reporting incidents, completion of hospital incident report form, assists department manager or others in recognizing and reducing risk within the department and other areas of the hospital. • Service Management: Demonstrates courteous service, and ability to meet special needs or requests, performs duties and a timely manner and provides updates if a delay occurs, communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal and external patients, in person or by telephone.

Contact Information: Send inquiries to: AdventHealth Tampa Director | Business Development 813-357-9091 CRAIG.BRACHER@AdventHealth.com

OR: Michel M Murr, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery, University of Central Florida Associate and Section Editor, SOARD Medical Director | The Bariatric & Metabolic Institute michel.murr@adventhealth.com

Posted 2/11/20
Expires 5/11/20


Bariatric Surgeon

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

The Department of Surgery and Division of General Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is seeking a fellowship-trained minimally invasive surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery to join our Surgical Weight Loss team. The Division of General Surgery at VUMC currently has 16 faculty with six members making up our Surgical Weight Loss team.

VUMC has a storied history of bariatric and metabolic surgery which has evolved over the last 4 decades. Our center has maintained accreditation as a Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Qualification as defined by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Quality Improvement Project. Our growing practice incorporates all aspects of bariatric surgery including primary weight loss procedures, revisional surgery, and bariatric endoscopy. Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery fellowship is one of the oldest and most coveted fellowships in the nation producing numerous leaders in the field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as well as Minimally Invasive Surgery.

The Weight Loss Center is a robust, multidisciplinary clinic that provide patients with comprehensive tools for their weight loss journey. This dedicated center offers:

Fellowship Trained Bariatric Surgeons Experienced Licensed Clinical Social Workers Board Certified Obesity Medicine Specialists Endocrinologist Dietitians specialized in Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Access to Exercise Physiologists Fellowship Trained Bariatric Psychologists Adolescent Obesity Medicine and Adolescent Psychology Specialist

Eligible candidates must be board certified in surgery, able to obtain and maintain a Tennessee Medical License and have completed a Minimally Invasive Surgery and/or Bariatric Surgery fellowship with experience satisfying requirements to obtain the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Training Certificate. Applicants should have a strong commitment to patient care, education, and advancing the field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. An interest in clinical research is preferable. The applicant must be committed to the VUMC mission of reflecting the diversity of the populations we serve in our teams, programs and communications. A diverse workforce is essential to crafting innovative solutions and reflecting a culture of inclusivity.

Job responsibilities include participation in clinical and academic activities as they relate to the Division of General Surgery and the Department of Surgery. The candidate will work closely with the Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the multidisciplinary weight loss team, and the division.

VUMC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:

Matthew D. Spann, MD, FACS, FASMBS 1161 Medical Center Drive MCN D-5203 Nashville, TN 37232 matthew.d.spann@vumc.org

Posted 2/8/20
Expires 4/8/20


Bariatric and Minimally Invasive General Surgeon

Avita Health System, Galion, OH

Rural community hospital seeks second bariatric surgeon.

Avita Health System is a small health system made up of three 24-bed hospitals (2 critical access) in rural Mid-Ohio (about halfway between Cleveland and Columbus). We are looking for a Fellowship-trained Advanced MIS/Bariatric Surgeon to join the founder of our bariatric surgery program. Some general surgery call is also involved. Opportunities to grow the bariatric surgery program as well as a new reflux surgery program are available.

Position details: • Full time, employed position • Board certified/eligible in General Surgery w/ a fellowship in Bariatric Surgery • Experience in a range of bariatric procedures including gastric bypass • Ability to perform therapeutic upper endoscopy • We are scheduled for our MBSAQIP site visit and accreditation as a Comprehensive Center is expected • Comprehensive program including medicine, nutrition, physical therapy, pulmonology/sleep medicine, behavioral health & cardiology.

Mid-Ohio is great for the outdoorsman with plentiful fishing, boating, canoeing, hunting, hiking and other outdoor activities. 1.5 hour drive to Cleveland or Columbus. Family-friendly communities with excellent schools and low cost of living.

Contact Information: Interested candidates should submit their CV via email to: Linden Karas, MD, Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at lkaras@avitahs.org

Posted 2/5/20
Expires 4/5/20


Bariatric Dietitian

Presbyterian Rust Medical Center, Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Albuquerque)

Full time position serving as a dedicated dietitian for the bariatric surgery program. We are a MBSAQIP Comprehensive Program since 2016. Our current employees include 2 surgeons, 1 PA, 1 NP, 2 current dietitians (seeking 3rd) and 2 dedicated program psychologists. Program is designed to provide complete nutritional education needed for long-term success. Multi-disciplinary meeting every week to discuss patients in the program. Program performs between 390-430 operations per year with a goal to grow to 500-550. No weekends, no call, no in-patient responsibilities.

Contact Information: Monica Glenzinski Clinic Manager, Surgery clinics Rust Medical Center 505-253-6172 mglenzins@phs.org

Posted 2/3/20
Expires 4/3/20


BC/BE FM or IM physician specializing in Bariatric Medicine

Sanford Health, Fargo, ND

Sanford Clinic  is seeking a BC/BE Family Medicine or BC/BE Internal Medicine physician, specializing in Bariatric Medicine, to practice in the Eating Disorders and Weight Management Center in Fargo, ND.

Practice Details:

• Join a team of three physicians, psychologists, physicians, nutritionists, and RN health coaches, with close collaboration with bariatric surgeons and primary care physicians. • The Sanford Eating disorder and Weight management center offers a comprehensive weight loss program with expertise in the various recommended components of obesity treatment. Medical management of obesity follows a multidisciplinary approach and has four main components – nutrition, physical activity, behavioral modifications and medication options • Our program offers evaluation by providers experienced in Bariatric medicine, Individual and group nutritional counseling, Health coaching with a registered nurse, and coordination of care with primary care physicians. • Research opportunities available.

Sanford Health offers a guaranteed salary for the first two years. Comprehensive benefits are offered along with paid malpractice insurance, relocation allowance and much more.

Contact Info:

To learn more about Sanford Health and this excellent practice opportunity contact:

Martty Trout, Physician Recruiter Sanford Health Physician Recruitment Office PO Box 2010 Fargo ND 58122-2181 Phone: (701) 234-6516 Email: Martty.Trout@sanfordhealth.org

Posted 2/3/20
Expires 4/3/20


Academic Bariatric Surgeon Opportunity in Southern California

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Loma Linda, CA

Academic Bariatric Surgeon Opportunity in Southern California Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Department of Surgery, is seeking a Bariatric Surgeon to join our team. We are looking for is a Fellowship Trained Advanced Flexible Endoscopy Surgeon with experience in ERCP/Interventional Endoscopy (EMS, Stenting, etc). They should have at least 50 cases of each (50 ERCP, 50 EMS/stent) that can be proven. Experience in dealing endoscopically with bariatric/biliary/transplant surgery complications is mandatory. The surgeon will also have a general surgery practice with preference in MIS and Robotics applied to foregut and bariatric surgery. The candidate will be based at the University Hospital but will also cover the needs of advanced endoscopy in some of our satellite locations. The surgeon will be part of the faculty for the General Surgery Residency and also the Advanced MIS/Bariatric Surgery Fellowship. Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world-class level of clinical excellence. The Medical Center serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million. For over 100 years, Loma Linda University Health has been dedicated to excellence in health care, research, and education. Today we are building a new hospital and expanding our children’s hospital to continue meeting the health needs of our community. The new towers will be state-of-the-art, allowing for the newest advances in technology and patient care. We are also greatly expanding and enhancing our already robust research enterprise through a new collaborative research center and program endowments. Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ ‘to make man whole.’ Together, we strive for Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness.

About the area Loma Linda University is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs in an area known as the Inland Empire. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, skiing, hiking and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public-school systems.

This opportunity is not eligible for a J1 Waiver.

Interested candidates, please send your CV to: Kaitlin Rice Recruitment Specialist Karice@llu.edu (909)558-5436

Posted 1/28/20
Expires 4/28/20


Academic Bariatric Surgeon

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

The Division of General Surgery at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, is seeking a full-time, academic Bariatric Surgeon to help launch and lead a Bariatric Surgery Program. Candidates must be board certified by the American Board of Surgery, be fellowship trained in bariatric surgery, and have a demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collegially to provide optimal multidisciplinary care for patients. The University of Kentucky offers a competitive salary and a full array of benefits. Rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience and achievement and will include an academic appointment through the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine and an appointment at the on-site Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The candidate should have a minimum of 4 years of experience in the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery and a proven track record of leadership. This position offers an excellent opportunity to collaborate with obesity and diabetes experts ranging from cutting-edge clinical trials to health services research to care for underserved populations.

The candidate will lead the program toward accreditation with the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), which will allow the candidate to establish a high profile leadership role within UK HealthCare. The Division of General Surgery supports a 5-year ACGME-accredited training pathway, in addition to a number of specialized fellowships. With the establishment of a bariatrics program, a bariatric fellowship will be pursued.

The University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital is the top ranked hospital in Kentucky in the 2019 US News and World Report rankings. The main hospital is located in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, which features beautiful horse farms, a thriving bourbon industry, an excellent public school system, a diverse culinary scene, and extensive cultural opportunities available through the large University of Kentucky campus and surrounding community. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a national background check as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources. The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Contact information:

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest with career objectives describing their clinical and academic interests and their CV via email to:

William B. Inabnet, MD, MHA, FACS Johnston-Wright Endowed Professor and Chair of Surgery william.inabnet@uky.edu

Posted 1/14/20
Expires 4/14/20


Seeking Bariatric/General Surgeon and Bariatrician to Join Nationally Accredited Bariatric Surgery Center

North Kansas City Hospital/Meritas Health, Kansas City, Missouri

North Kansas City Hospital is seeking a General/Bariatric Surgeon and a Bariatrician to join Nationally Accredited Bariatric Surgery Center in Kansas City, Missouri

General & Bariatric Surgeon:

Excellent opportunity in Kansas City for a surgeon who would like to join an established, hospital-employed practice of 3 busy surgeons (1 bariatric surgeon, 2 general surgeons and 2 advanced practice providers). Meritas Health Comprehensive Surgery at North Kansas City Hospital is seeking a BC/BE general surgeon with fellowship-training in bariatrics; laparoscopic and robotic experience a plus. This opportunity is tailored to an individual finishing a bariatrics fellowship, or an experienced bariatric surgeon who is interested in joining a collegial group of surgeons. Missouri license required. We’re offering a highly competitive salary guarantee, signing bonus, robust benefits package and CME allowance, and a full retirement match to IRS maximum.

Weight Management Physician/Bariatrician:

Exciting opportunity for the right physician to join our Nationally Accredited Bariatric Surgery Center and work alongside North Kansas City Hospital’s bariatric surgeon and multi-disciplinary team to champion the education efforts focused on the medical prevention and treatment of obesity. We have a strong support team that consists of registered dieticians, social workers, and registered nurses. The ideal candidate should be Board Certified in Obesity Medicine or should be Board Certified in IM or FM with anticipation of becoming Board Certified in Obesity Medicine. Missouri license required. We’re offering a highly competitive salary guarantee, signing bonus, robust benefits package and CME allowance, and retirement contribution.

About Us: Meritas Health is part of a multi-specialty physician network comprised of 165+ physicians employed through North Kansas City Hospital, a 451-bed, community hospital located near downtown Kansas City and the airport.

The Community: Kansas City Northland residents enjoy an attractive, vibrant and safe suburban setting, great restaurants and shopping, miles of biking paths, excellent schools (private and public) and many amenities within minutes of downtown Kansas City.

Contact:

Darci Deskin

Physician Recruiter, North Kansas City Hospital/Meritas Health

Darci.Deskin@nkch.org

913.951.7748 cell

www.NKCH.org

www.MeritasHealth.com

Posted 1/6/20
Expires 4/6/20


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