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RN Clinical Supervisor Bariatric Center

Center for Weight Management, Duluth, Georgia

DESCRIPTION:
Come join our award-winning team at Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth as a Registered Nurse Supervisor in our multidisciplinary outpatient Bariatric Department. By fulfilling this dynamic growth opportunity, you will be responsible for the nursing care of adolescent, young adult, adult patients while reporting to the Director of Bariatric Services. In addition, you will be assessing assigned patients as well as planning, implementing, and evaluating care. In this role, you will be taking a more active leadership position and have the responsibility to guide, mentor, and provide direction to clinical associates within the department including Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Assistants. Take your career to a new level working in a growing program at an accredited Bariatric Center specializing in bariatric surgery and medical weight loss. Apply today!

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current State of Georgia Registered Nurse License
  • BSN preferred
  • Current BLS
  • 1 year leadership experience required
  • Minimum of 3 years of recent clinical experience in an outpatient clinic or hospital environment and at least one year of supervisor or other leadership experience preferred
  • Current certification in bariatric nursing required (CBN) or achieve certification in bariatric nursing (CBN) within two years of employment

Link for this position on our website: http://careers.gwinnettmedicalcenter.org/jobs/3622388-nursing-supervisor-bariatrics-job-id-6227

Posted 4/22/19
Expires 6/22/19


BC Bariatric and General Surgeon

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia

DESCRIPTION: BC Bariatric and General Surgeon — Martha Jefferson Hospital, a member of Sentara, has an employment opportunity for a board certified general surgeon with a minimally invasive fellowship to lead our accredited Bariatric Center. This surgeon would be a part of both our bariatric and general surgery teams.

At Martha Jefferson, we are committed to our patients’ well-being, to providing caring, personalized service to all people and to exceeding the expectations of those we serve by creating an extraordinary healthcare experience. We strive to create a healthcare environment where safety and quality are the cornerstones to delivering exceptional healthcare. Our physicians are actively involved with the Hospital in continuously improving clinical quality and the quality of the patient’s experience.

Competitive salary and benefits.

This is not a J-1 or H1-B Visa opportunity.

CONTACT INFORMATION: If you are interested in this position please email your CV to Judy Tobin at jdtobin@sentara.com or call (434) 654-7338.

Posted 4/18/19
Expires 6/18/19


RN – Bariatric Clinician ($5,000 Sign-On Bonus)

Kaiser Permanente, Bellevue, Washington

We are recruiting for a RN to join our high performing, supportive and collaborative team in the Bariatric Clinic at Bellevue Medical Center. This is a full time, benefits eligible position working 40 hours per week.

The Bellevue Medical Center is located in the growing East King County area in the heart of the Bellevue medical district and high tech core. This facility encompasses multi-specialty services, including a 24/7 urgent care, outpatient surgery center and outpatient diagnostic and treatment services.

DESCRIPTION: The RN in this role will facilitate ongoing expansion and state-wide growth of an already successful, high volume metabolic and Bariatric center of excellence at KPWA. We are looking for someone is a patient-advocate to make us the best program regionally and nationally. Provide nursing care to a defined group of patients, adhering to Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington ambulatory Nursing Care Standards, the Nursing Code of Ethics and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington policies. Coordinate and facilitate Health Care services for the patient in other segments of the Health Care delivery system. Provide and coordinate nursing care for the patient in collaboration with the Health Care team. The Registered Nurse is an integral member of the Health Care team, overseeing and participating in patient assessment and the formulation and implementation of the care plan.

PREFERRED QUALIFCATIONS: •Ambulatory care nursing experience
•Primary nursing or case management experience.
•Bachelor of science in Nursing (BSN).

CONTACT INFORMATION: Interested applications, please apply at the following link: https://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org/job/bellevue/registered-nurse-bariatric-clinic-5k-sign-on-bonus/641/9913095

Posted 4/18/19
Expires 5/18/19


Bariatric/General Surgery in Lancaster, PA

Wellspan Health, Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Bariatric/General Surgery Lancaster County, PA

WellSpan Health, a sophisticated medical community in south central Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time Bariatric/General Surgeon to join a well-established, growing practice with an extensive referral base. This is an opportunity to join a mature, physician-led medical group employing 1,500 providers.

Position details:

• Fulltime employed position
• Must be board certified in General Surgery and fellowship trained in Bariatric Surgery
• The successful candidate will be experienced in a range of bariatric procedures including gastric by-pass
• Applicants will be asked to provide their operative log
• Ability to perform therapeutic upper endoscopy is preferred
• Collegial group is comprised of 4 Surgeons; 2 Bariatric/General and 2 General Surgeon .
• General Surgery call is 1:4
• Surgeries performed at Ephrata Community Hospital
• The physicians are part of a dynamic multidisciplinary Surgical Weight Loss team
• The team is led by an experienced Director of Bariatric Surgery and Medical Weight Management
• Established Robotic Surgery Program
• Comprehensive program including internal medicine, pulmonary, behavioral health and cardiology
• Registered dieticians, licensed social workers, fitness professionals and a clinical data reviewer support the team
• Enjoy financial security and strong referral base of WellSpan Medical Group
• Excellent leadership, marketing and administrative support
• Competitive compensation and signing bonus
• Terrific benefits including a rich retirement plan and full relocation
• Paid medical malpractice with tail coverage

About the Community:

• Centrally located among several major metropolitan areas, including Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.
• NYC is just 2.5 hours via Amtrak
• Abundant outdoor activities include golf, fishing, bicycling and hiking
• Diverse community offers theater, symphony, Gallery Row & ethnic restaurants
• Chesapeake Bay and DE, MD & NJ beaches are an easy drive
• Family oriented community with excellent public & private schools

For immediate confidential consideration or to learn more please contact:

Ann Reid, WellSpan Physician Recruiter
Phone: 717-812-4377
E-mail: areid2@wellspan.org
Visit our website: www.wellspan.org

Posted 4/17/19
Expires 5/17/19


Psychologist – Medical Weight Loss

Lahey Health, Burlington, Massachusetts

Overview:

Position will provide care to patients by assessing and helping them through their weight loss program. This position is responsible for delivering a full range of direct clinical services to Weight Loss patients, such as psychological testing (if indicated) and individual case consultation with multi-disciplinary team of providers. Functions as a bariatric psychological provider and has a direct impact on the care of our patients as they work towards their goals of weight loss and improved health. Collaborates as a member of inter-disciplinary team (physicians, psychologist, social workers, registered dieticians) for the development and delivery of treatment plans for patients.

Qualifications:

Doctoral Degree (Ph. D, Psych D, or Ed. D) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an accredited university or professional school. License required. 1+ years of experience preferred. Active membership in professional organizations related to the provision of bariatric behavioral health services is strongly encouraged. Requires expertise in the assessment and treatment of obese patients and the evaluation of behavioral and psychological variables associated with obesity and weight loss procedures.

Responsibilities:

Performs psychological evaluations for weight loss patients (i.e. presenting problem, history of presenting problem, psychiatric history, social history, mental status exam) including thorough cognitive and behavioral assessment of patients contemplating weigh loss surgery to ensure quality care consistent with professional/ethical guidelines. Assess concerns and refer assessment to appropriate resources. Makes psychological treatment recommendations to ensure timeliness of procedures. Develops and implements treatment plans. Assesses patient’s progress and updates treatment plans by formulating recommendations to minimize challenges and improve treatment safety and effectiveness. Addresses behavioral and psychological factors related to weight loss. Makes recommendations and provides relevant information concerning patient care and treatment. Identifies relevant psychosocial factors that may present challenges and impede patient’s progress. Develop treatment plans that involve teaching self-monitoring behaviors, changing old beliefs, building new coping skills, and making changes to home and work environments to support health goals. Help patients address obstacles to weight loss, identify positive ways to change unhealthy eating habits, and develop new skills and ways of thinking. Leads programs and classes related but not limited to emotional eating disorders, binge eating, coping with stress eating disorders, and develop individualized and group models treatments models that address stress and weight loss treatment options. Attends and participates in staff meetings, conferences, and educational seminars.

Contact Information:

Ellen Haggerty Recruitment Coordinator Lahey Health ellen.haggerty@lahey.org

Posted 4/17/19
Expires 6/17/19


Clinical Resource Nurse (RN) – Bariatric

Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital, The Woodlands, Texas

Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) to work Full-Time as a Clinical Resourse Nurse and assist with Bariatric and Reflux services.

◾Functions at the Competent stage of Benner’s model of clinical practice
◾Provides direct patient care effectively and efficiently to a patient team which may include patients with varied and complex needs.
◾Assists patients/families navigate the complex health care system in an organized, effective and efficient manner within the variety of Hospital programs
◾Supports unit leadership and has responsibility to participate in unit and hospital initiatives, and possibly contribute to service line or hospital wide activities.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

◾5 years RN experience in an acute care or specialty setting
◾Leadership, Charge or Coordinator experience

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
◾Bachelor degree in nursing

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
◾Registered Nurse with current Texas license
◾American Heart Association BLS and ACLS
◾Magnet-recognized certification in applicable specialty area

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

◾Must be able to perform skills and competencies as defined in orientation checklist and annual departmental competency checklist if applicable.
◾Basic computer skills.
◾Must be able to write and speak effectively in English.

If interested in the Clinical Resource Nurse position, please apply to: https://www.houstonmethodistcareers.org

Posted: 4/11/19
Expires: 6/11/19


Medical Weight Loss Dietician

Middlesex Health, Middletown, CT

Summary:

The Registered Dietitian plans, delivers and directs Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) to outpatient surgical and non-surgical weight loss patients in accordance with allied health professional’s diagnoses, while complying with the requirements of regulatory agencies. The dietitian functions as a member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team to develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate nutritional care plans for the metabolic and bariatric patient.

Job Responsibilities:

Provides nutrition guidance and counseling to metabolic and bariatric surgery patients through development, implementation, and monitoring of dietary recommendations pertaining to weight loss surgery.
Able to evaluate a medical record to obtain appropriate information to provide accurate and comprehensive nutrition assessment.
Develops rapport with patient and family and uses effective education and counseling techniques to help patient reach established goals.
Evaluate patient progress towards reaching established goals and ability to identify and adjust interventions to help patient meet established goals.
Provide nutrition information seminars to patients
Develops nutrition education materials as needed
Coordinates with the multidisciplinary team to establish patient readiness for surgery and best support patient through weight loss process

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or related field. Hold active registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration as a Registered Dietitian Must hold current licensure from the State of Connecticut as a Certified-Dietitian/Nutritionist. Bariatric experience

Preferred Skills:

3+ years working as a Registered Dietitian Counseling bariatric patients in the pre and post-op surgical process in the outpatient setting. Excellent interpersonal communication skills Familiar with computer based charting system, EPIC or Exemplo.

Contact: Talent Management Partner

Posted: 3/25/19
Expires: 6/25/19


Medical Weight Loss APRN

Middlesex Health, Middletown, CT

Summary:

The primary function of the APRN in Surgical Alliance is to provide comprehensive weight loss management and perioperative surgical care to the assigned specialty patient population, under the supervision of the program Medical Director and the Program Manager. He/she works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team providing consistency to both the program and outpatients. The APRN helps develop evidence based protocols and standard for all activities in the section of bariatrics. Works collaboratively as the clinical coordinator with the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Clinical Reviewer in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

Under general direction:

Clinical Practice
Provides appropriate, individualized post-operative education and in depth counseling for behavior change.
Assessing, diagnosing and treating the patient in the office
Orders labs, test and medications
Medication reconciliation and adherence
Prescription writing, order, and refills
Assess and interprets the need for and utilization of transitional resources
Assess and interpret patient needs, gaps and requirements
Works with minimal guidance, seeks guidance/collaboration on complex cases
Multidisciplinary Collaboration
Works collaboratively with co-workers and other health care professional members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure a high standard of patient care and efficient operations.
Initiates the referrals to appropriate specialists
Solves complex problems and/or conducts moderately complex analyses impacting weight loss
Develops care plans for weight management and lifestyle change in collaboration with patient/caregiver/provider/dietician/psychologist

Education:

Identifies learning needs of patients and families preoperatively and conducts education to meet needs and support for patients and families
Conducts serious illness conversations
Educates and supports patients to assist them in the best decision making for their health and wellness

Research:

Participates, collaborates, or initiates research activities related to bariatric surgery practice.

Professional Development:

Participates in at least one professional organization
Coordinates and runs Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center support groups

Minimum qualifications:

MSN, Graduate of Nurse Practitioner Master’s Degree Program
Licensed Nurse Practitioner in the State of Connecticut
Current Basic Life Support Certification
2 years clinical experience

Contact: Talent Management Partner

Posted: 3/25/19
Expires: 6/25/19


Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgeon

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

The Department of Surgery at Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) is seeking a fellowship trained Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgeon to join its growing Division of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery. Successful candidates will have an interest in MIS/Robotic Bariatric Surgery, possess clinical expertise in open and laparoscopic/robotic primary and revisional bariatric operations, and have a strong belief in the multidisciplinary approach to weight loss. He or she will also possess clinical expertise in general advanced minimally invasive and endoscopic surgery. Applicants must possess an M.D. or M.D. /Ph.D. with active board certification in general surgery, in possession of or eligible for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and credentials that will qualify for a faculty appointment at the level of Assistant Professor. Applicants should also have a strong interest and success in and commitment to surgical education, research scholarly activity and should be active participants in national organizations and committees such as those of the ACS, ASMBS and SAGES.

The Department of Surgery at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University has approximately 30 full-time clinical faculty members in eight Divisions: Abdominal Organ Transplantation, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Aortic, Cardiac and Lung Transplantation), Colorectal Surgery, General and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Trauma/Surgical Critical Care and Vascular Surgery. The Department provides the highest quality, most compassionate care to its patients, utilizing state-of-the-art and minimally invasive technologies and techniques to achieve successful surgical outcomes.

Temple University Hospital and Jeanes Hospital are designated as a Comprehensive MBS-AQIP Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. This designation recognizes programs with a demonstrated track record of success and excellence in clinical outcomes. Temple received five stars in HealthGrades’ 2010/2011 Hospital Quality Ratings for Bariatric Surgery. We have also been awarded the Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery® by Independence Blue Cross, the Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery by Aetna, and a Center of Excellence by Philadelphia magazine. These awards recognize the high-quality care and excellent results achieved at the Temple Bariatric Program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Additional information about the bariatric program can be found on this website Temple Bariatric Surgery Program https://bariatric.templehealth.org/content/default.htm and additional information about the Lewis Katz School of Medicine can be found at https://medicine.temple.edu/.

To be considered, please complete an online application: Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgeon

Application materials should include the following: a cover letter stating area of expertise and qualifications, synopsis of accomplishments and professional goals, research/teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information including e-mail addresses for three references. A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions are encouraged.

Please address your application to: Amy J. Goldberg, MD Professor and Chairperson, Department of Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM), C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, LKSOM, michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu.

For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Posted: 3/20/19
Expires: 4/20/19


Bariatric Surgeon

Bariatric Associates,P.A. , Central New Jersey

Wanted: Board Certified or Board Eligible General Surgeon

Qualifications: Fellowship trained in Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery

Where: New Jersey large private practice

Our purpose: We seek a surgeon with an inner compulsion for their work

Package: Excellent benefits, compensation, malpractice coverage, and opportunity for further education.

Why apply? So you can do something every day you care about and believe in deeply, and do your work with people who will help you do it. The position is open for advanced laparoscopic and robotic general surgery procedures such as foregut surgery, complex abdominal wall hernias repair and bariatric surgery

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

Posted: 3/19/19
Expires: 6/19/19


Chief of MIS/ Bariatric Surgery

Stanford University, Stanford, CA

The Department of Surgery/Division of General Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine seeks an academic general surgeon with a clinical focus in minimally invasive/bariatric surgery to join the division as Chief of Minimally Invasive/ Bariatric Surgery. This faculty position will be at the Associate / Full Professor level, in the Medical Center Line. We expect the successful candidate to develop a robust clinical practice while maintaining scholarly activity in health service research, education or a translational research program that closely aligns with their clinical focus. The candidate will also have significant teaching commitments to medical students, general surgery residents and minimally invasive/bariatric fellows at Stanford University School of Medicine, and is expected to expand our minimally invasive and bariatric surgery programs.

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching and scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine.

Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Applicants must have an MD or MD/PhD, be board eligible/certified in general surgery, and fellowship trained in minimally invasive/bariatric surgery or have an established practice in minimally invasive/bariatric surgery. It is expected the candidate will have substantial scholarly activity and will maintain an active clinical practice.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests and the names of three references to the contact listed.

Dan Eisenberg, MD
Chair, MIS Search Committee
http://apply.interfolio.com/52379

Posted: 3/8/19
Expires: 6/8/19


Bariatrician

Park Nicollet Health Services, Minneapolis, MN

Bariatric Medicine Family Medicine/Internal Medicine Minneapolis, MN

Park Nicollet Bariatric Surgery Center, which is accredited by the American College of Surgeons, is seeking a part-time (.6 FTE) medical bariatrician to join it’s collaborative team of 3 bariatric surgeons, 4 bariatricians, 3 physician assistants, experienced bariatric nurse clinicians, dietitians, psychologists, physical therapists and great support staff. Ideal candidate will be board certified in obesity medicine or board certified in IM or FM with anticipation of becoming board certified in obesity medicine. Duties will include medical weight management of the non-surgical patients, pre-op medical screening, post operative follow-up for vertical sleeve gastrectomy and roux–en-y gastric bypass, and post-operative acute visits. No weekends or call and a flexible work schedule is available.

We believe outstanding health care is delivered when we merge the science and intellect of medicine with the compassion, spirit and humanity of our hearts. We achieve this by partnering with patients and families in everything from care decisions to service and facility design. As we work together as a unified team, we engage patients, families and the community, and put them at the center of everything we do.

Park Nicollet Health Services, which includes Park Nicollet Clinic, TRIA, and Methodist Hospital, has been repeatedly recognized nationally for quality improvement and care activities. Park Nicollet clinic is one of the largest multispecialty clinics in the United States, with over 900 clinicians providing care in 45 medical/surgical specialties and subspecialties.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

For immediate consideration, please apply on line at www.parknicollet.com/careers. For more information contact Missy Fisher, Director Clinician Recruitment, at (952) 993-6025 or Melissa.fisher@parknicollet.com.

Posted: 3/6/19
Expires: 5/6/19


Bariatric Surgeon

LI Laparoscopic Doctors, East Setauket, NY

Expanding Laparoscopic/Bariatric Practice
Seeking BC/BE fellowship trained laparoscopic surgeon to join group of two surgeons. Senior surgeon fellowship trained in Laparoscopy in self-established practice for last eighteen years. Second surgeon fellowship trained in Bariatric Surgery. Work at four area hospitals. Cases include general surgery, advanced laparoscopy, and Bariatric Surgery (hiatal hernias, nissen fundoplication, heller myotomy, lap cholecystectomy, cbde, lap appendectomy, lap colon, lap ventral & inguinal hernias, lap spleen, lap gastric bypass, lap sleeve, robotic surgery, gastric balloons and endoscopy.

Position offers:
Three year contract w/instruction in practice management
Salary with additional CME reimbursement
Medical/Dental coverage
Malpractice insurance coverage during course of employment
Reasonable call schedule
Generous amount of personal time off

Local Environment

• Located on the north shore of Long Island, 60 miles outside of NYC
• NYC accessible by car and LIRR
• Township population: 1/2 million people
• Excellent local school districts
• Abundance of local attractions and family friendly environment
• Nearest airport within twenty miles

OFFICES LOCATED AT 4 Technology Drive, East Setauket, NY 11733
Websites: www.JourneyToTheNewYou.com and www.LILapDoc.com

Contact Office Manager: Susan Silvester
Contact Info: Office: 631-476-9296
email: ssilvester@optonline.net

Posted: 3/4/19
Expires: 6/4/19


Division Chief of Minimally Invasive/Complex Foregut & Bariatrics

Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Tulane University School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery is currently seeking candidates for the Division Chief of MIS/Bariatric Surgery, a clinical faculty position at the Associate Professor rank or higher.

Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Candidates should have satisfactorily completed a training program in general surgery accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and be eligible for licensure in Louisiana. Successful candidates will have completed fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery. Expertise and/or training in complex foregut and endoscopic procedures is preferred. The candidate should be comfortable with advanced bariatric surgeries, endoscopic procedures, and robotic surgery. Responsibilities will include leading the division to achieve its goals in each mission: administrative, education, research and clinical. In addition to clinical duties, it is incumbent to have a commitment to the education of fellows, residents and medical students.

Applicants will be accepted until qualified candidates are identified. Interested applications should be submitted formally by accessing the link:
apply.interfolio.com/60670

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

Questions can be addressed to Dr. Mary Killackey, Chair, Department of Surgery at mkillack@tulane.edu

Posted: 2/27/19
Expires: 4/27/19


Bariatrician Obesity Medicine Specialist

Baylor Scott and White Health, Temple, TX

Baylor Scott and White Health is seeking an outstanding academic Bariatrician to join the Division of Bariatric Surgery, within the Department of Surgery at our flagship hospital in Temple, TX.

The Opportunity:
• Pre and Post-Operative, non-surgical support for Medically Supervised Weight Loss patients
• Weight loss management for non-surgical patients
• Join a team of five surgeons; three advanced practice providers
• Privileges at our MBSAQIP Accredited facility in Temple, TX
• Board Certified in Internal Medicine with extensive experience or fellowship training in Obesity Medicine. ABOM certification preferred.
• Academic affiliation to Texas A&M College of Medicine
• Large general surgery residency program with resident coverage at all times
• Large, rapidly growing tertiary referral practice

• Location/Facility – Baylor Scott and White Clinic – Temple, TX
For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.
• Specialty/Department/Practice – Bariatrics / Department of Surgery
• Shift/Schedule – Full-Time
• Benefits – Our competitive benefits package includes:
o Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
o 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
o Tuition Reimbursement
o PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!

About Temple Maintaining the title of being the demographic center of Texas, within three hours of Dallas, Houston and San Antonio and only one hour from Austin, Temple offers the conveniences of a big city with the atmosphere of a small town. Situated on two of the most beautiful lakes in the Texas Hill Country, Temple provides its residents with a growing and vibrant economy, affordable homes and an outstanding public and private school system.

For consideration, please formally apply online at: https://bswhealth.taleo.net/careersection/expa/jobdetail.ftl?job=19001450&lang=en

For more information, please send your CV to: Teresa Washington, SHRM-CP, Physician Recruiter | Teresa.Washington1@BSWHealth.org

Baylor Health Care System, based in Dallas, and Scott and White Healthcare, based in Temple, Texas, have formed a new organization that combines the strengths of their two nationally recognized health systems. For an industry undergoing fundamental changes, Baylor Scott & White Health provides

For more information, please send your CV to: Teresa Washington, SHRM-CP, Physician Recruiter | Teresa.Washington1@BSWHealth.org

Posted: 2/27/19
Expires: 5/27/19


Medical Bariatrician

St. Luke’s University Health Network, Phillipsburg, NJ & Bartonsville, PA

St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals is seeking a full-time Medical Bariatrician to join a busy multidisciplinary, MBSAQIP Comprehensive Center and Non-surgical Weight Management Program. We are expanding our program to include satellite offices at our Monroe and Warren campuses in PA and NJ. We plan to include a Medical Weight Management (Non-surgical) Program as well as pre and post-bariatric surgery visits.

This position represents an exciting opportunity for the right physician to work with our current obesity medicine specialist and multi-disciplinary team in the development of satellite programs, and to champion the outreach and education efforts focused on the medical prevention and treatment of obesity.

In joining St. Luke’s University Health Network you’ll enjoy:

  • Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
  • A culture in which innovation is highly valued
  • Work/life balance and flexibility
  • Exceptional compensation package, starting bonus, and relocation reimbursement
  • Rich benefits package, including malpractice, health and dental insurance, and generous CME allowance
  • Generous loan forgiveness program – up to $100,000
  • Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities

Qualifications:

· The ideal candidate should be Board Certified in Obesity Medicine or should be Board Certified in IM or FP with anticipation of becoming Board Certified in Obesity Medicine.

About St. Luke’s University Health Network

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of 14,000 employees providing services at 10 hospitals and over 300 outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $1.9 billion, the Network’s service area includes 10 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe and Schuylkill counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.

Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the region’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 28 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 226 residents and fellows. St. Luke’s is the only health care system in central-eastern Pennsylvania to earn Medicare’s five-star rating (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction.

St. Luke’s has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health (formerly Truven Health Analytics) repeatedly – six times total and four years in a row including 2018. It has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program.

Utilizing the EPIC electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers. To learn more about St. Luke’s, please visit us at www.SLHN.org

*We do not sponsor visas

Contact Information/Recruiter:

Christine Figler
Physician Recruiter
St. Luke’s University Health Network
Christine.Figler@sluhn.org

Posted: 2/27/19
Expires: 4/27/19


Bariatrician and Non-Surgical Weight Loss Medical Director

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, ME

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is seeking a Bariatrician to join our strong, established group surgical practice medically supervising patients with our non-surgical weight loss program.

The ideal candidate will have completed a residency in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine and be BC or BE. They will also be a Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine or willing to begin certification process. They will supervise and partner with our NP/PA staff clinical support for review of difficult cases.

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is part of Northern Light Health, a progressive, regional, non-profit, health system ranked among the top 100 integrated health systems by IMS. The members of Northern Light Health collectively serve a population of 500,000 residents living in the northern 2/3 of Maine’s geography. Northern Light Health is driving innovation in healthcare for our region, through collaborative engagement, shared clinical protocols, group purchasing, and shared IT systems among member organizations.

Bangor is a regional hub located in eastern Maine, on the banks of the beautiful Penobscot River. The University of Maine in Orono is just a few miles away, and with around 11,000 students it is the state’s largest research University. Bangor and the surrounding communities are family friendly, culturally diverse, offer an array of year round recreational activities, and easy access to the coast, lakes, rivers, and mountains. Bangor International Airport has daily direct flights to NYC, Philadelphia, Detroit and Chicago.

Year round outdoor recreation is at the doorstep with well-developed local trail systems and hundreds of lakes, rivers, and streams. Maine’s spectacular coast and mountains are just a short drive away.

For more information:
Chelsea Pelletier, SHRM-CP, FASPR, Provider Recruiter
Phone: 207-973-5358
Email: providerjobs@northernlight.org

Posted: 2/26/19
Expires: 4/26/19


Social Worker II-LCSW-Center for Surgical Weight Loss

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Your Role:
Provides psychosocial assessment of and brief targeted intervention (psychotherapy) for social, emotional and environmental issues that impact client/family’s ability to optimally benefit from care. Actively collaborates with team to meet patient care management and system improvement goals. Contributes to the plan of care with knowledge of population specific needs as it relates to the identification of patient psychosocial needs.

Qualifications:
•Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited program/university required
•Prior experience working with adults in a mental health setting required
•Prior hospital/medical setting experience required
•Prior Cognitive Behavioral Therapy experience required
•Prior experience utilizing evidence-based treatments to address eating and weight issues required

Preferred Experience:
•Prior experience in a bariatric setting highly desirable
•Prior experience with Motivational Interviewing highly desirable

Unit Summary:
Welcome to the Vanderbilt Weight Loss Center. The clinic is located at Vanderbilt Health at One Hundred Oaks, 719 Thompson Lane Suite 22000 Nashville, TN 37204. We provide both medical and surgical weight loss for the adult population. We are looking for highly motivated individuals that would like to join a growing clinic.

Our excellent, patient centered care is directed and/or delivered by a collaborative team made up of Attending Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Dietitians and Psychologist’s, Exercise physiologist and program coordinator. The Leadership Team is comprised of a Medical Director, a Clinic Manager, an Administrative Manager, a Charge Nurse and an Administrative Assistant. Clinic staff members include Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Medical Assistants, and Patient Services Representatives. Various support resources are also available, such as, social work, referral specialists, laboratory and radiology.

We are committed to providing excellent service to our patients and a supportive and caring work environment for our staff.

Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

Vickie Eubanks, Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
vickie.eubanks@vumc.org
615-875-9709

Please apply to: https://careers.vumc.org/

Posted: 2/13/19
Expires: 5/13/19


Bariatric Surgery Physician Assistant

University of Washington Valley Medical Center, Renton, Washington

Physician Assistant, Bariatric Surgery, PA-C Full-Time, 1.0 FTE Location: Renton, WA
UW Medicine | Valley Medical Center has received many awards including recognition as one of the Best Places to Work. Modern Healthcare has listed Valley Medical Center as one of the nation’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” Seattle Business magazine names VMC the #1 Non-Profit in Washington for 2011, VMC’s tenth consecutive year winning a Best Workplace award.

Qualifications:
We are currently hiring for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Physician Assistant for our Bariatric Surgery department with a desire to build a practice working in a collaborative, collegial, work environment. Team based model approach to patient-centered care. Duties will include surgical first assistance, in-patient rounding and patient discharge, Bariatric Surgery call coverage for rounding and surgical assistance, and some patient clinic follow up appointments. The PA will also participate in the monthly Bariatric Surgery Class and weekly Bariatric Team meetings.
Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WA.
Minimum three (3) years previous experience in the last five (5) years as a surgical physician assistant.
• Laparoscopic Bariatric surgical experience preferred.
• Graduate from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program. License, Certification, Registration ACLS and BLS required
Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice.

Description:
This position is a rare opportunity to practice within a highly efficient medical center AND to be directly affiliated with a major American University Healthcare System. Valley Medical Center offers much more than comprehensive, competitive compensation and benefits. There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the country’s most livable cities, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature. The location in Suburban Seattle (Renton) allows you to enjoy a great northwestern lifestyle without the high prices and traffic found in the heart of the metro.
• 10 minutes from SeaTac International Airport
• 16 minutes from downtown Seattle and Bellevue
• Magnificent views of Cascades and Mt Rainier
• On Lake Washington with the Cedar River running through the city
• On the shore of Lake Washington in the heart of Puget Sound
• No state income tax
• Home of Seattle Seahawks, Amazon, IKEA, Microsoft and Boeing

Please apply by submitting your CV and Cover letter to Alan Munro, Physician Recruiter at alan_munro@valleymed.org

Posted: 2/7/19
Expires: 5/7/19


LCSW, LPCC, PsyD or PhD

St. Elizabeth Physicians, Florence, KY

St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center of Excellence seeking two advanced practitioners to review testing results and clear patients for surgery. Come join a growing, well-respected group with the full support of our award-winning hospital system, St. Elizabeth Healthcare. St. Elizabeth Physicians offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Candidates should be BC/BE and able to obtain a Kentucky license.

These opportunities allow you to enjoy Kentucky’s natural charm while all that metropolitan greater Cincinnati offers is just minutes away. Northern Kentucky is on the banks of the Ohio River and boasts affordable costs of living, award-winning schools, colleges and professional sports, exceptional fine arts and the distinction of being sixth in the nation for its number of Fortune 500 Company headquarters. The Cincinnati area was recently named one of the trendiest cities in the nation by Realtor.com.

St. Elizabeth Physicians is a multi-specialty group organization consisting of over 396 physicians, 170 advanced practice providers serving more than 310,000 patients in 117 conveniently located sites in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. In partnership with our five St Elizabeth Hospitals, together we are transforming how healthcare is delivered in our region.

St. Elizabeth is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. This network provides access to proven protocols, eConsults and unparalleled experience. It supports our mission to ensure our patients receive comprehensive and compassionate care – anywhere.

St. Elizabeth Physician is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the diversity of our associates.

Kathy Robinson
kathy.robinson@stelizabeth.com
(859)655-7053

Posted: 2/6/19
Expires: 5/6/19


Bariatric Coordinator

University of Washington Valley Medical Center, Renton, Washington

BARIATRIC COORDINATOR

The University of Washington-Valley Medical Center is seeking a talented and ambitious Rn Care Manager for a comprehensive, obesity and metabolic treatment program. Our multidisciplinary team will provide medical, nutritional, psychological, physical training, and surgical treatment. VMC offers competitive compensation and top-tier healthcare and retirement benefits. VMC is 15 miles from downtown Seattle, and located in Washington’s fastest growing patient catchment.

Duties and responsibilities:

· Assesses and monitors the continuity of care and expedites and coordinates the delivery of services to facilitate a patient’s progress throughout the continuum of care, from point of first interest or referral, through the qualification period, the surgery process, post-op care, and post discharge to achieve desired quality outcomes. Coordinates insurance approval for medical and surgical care.
· Assists in administrative functions and the development and implementation of patient care protocols.
· Assists in the identification and reporting of quality issues, and in the development of a performance plan for the Bariatric Surgery Program to assess and improve the quality and efficiency of the program including but not limited to quality assessment, utilization review, risk management, and infection control. Identifies appropriate indicators to monitor and track and in conjunction with marketing, tracks patient referral outcomes.
· Maintains MBSAQIP data for COE certification and re-certification.
· Works in conjunction with and assists leadership and clinical nurse specialists in developing curriculum and providing in-service education for Medical Staff and employees regarding the special needs of Bariatric patients. (Sensitivity training, lift & transfer techniques, complications of Bariatric surgery, post-op care psychosocial needs etc.).
· Coordinates and participates in monthly patient education classes.
· Coordinates and participates in monthly Support Groups. Collaborates with the patient support group facilitator and facilitates meetings as necessary in the absence of a facilitator.

Additional Requirements:

· Current Washington State Registered Nurse license.
· BSN preferred.
· Three to five years of clinical experience, management experience, or quality management, case management or discharge planning experience.
· Experience in program development and insurance approvals.
· Experience in obtaining and/or recertifying Bariatric Center of Excellence status a major asset.
· Current American Heart Association BLS/CPR for Health Care Providers certification
· Two years of recent clinical experience as an RN working in a clinic/outpatient setting preferred.
· Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of information technology.
· Completion of the American Association of Ambulatory Care Nurses (AAACN) Care Coordination and Transition Management (CCTM) Course within three months of hire

Amy Wolff, MHA, MHIHIM, CPHQ, CPPS
Director of Specialty Services
UW | Valley Medical Center
M/S: PRC 8316
P: 425.690.3365
Amy_Wolff@Valleymed.org

Posted: 1/30/19
Expires: 4/30/19


Bariatric Dietitian

Barrington Surgeons, Barrington, Illinois

Looking for a bariatric dietician to see pre and postoperative patients in a private practice outpatient setting 2 days per week.

Contact: danielwoolmd@gmail.com

Posted: 1/23/19
Expires: 4/23/19


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