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Attending Surgeon

NYU Grossman School of Medicine/Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY

The Department of Surgery at New York University Grossman School of Medicine is seeking 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 100% at Health and Hospitals-Bellevue Hospital, located at 462 First Avenue, adjacent to the NYU Medical Center Complex (550 First Avenue) . Bellevue Hospital is the oldest public hospital in the United States and is the largest safety-net hospital in NYC.


The Bellevue Hospital Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program has been MBSAQIP accredited since 2010 and currently performs approximately 3000 procedures annually. The existing group of surgeons also performs MIS cases for foregut disease (Nissen/Heller, etc.), hernias (including robotic TAPP/TAR, eTEP), benign colon disease and choledocholithiasis (lap common duct explorations). There is an opportunity to expand the MIS cases by strengthening the collaborations/referrals among the other 10 hospitals in the H&H network. 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.

For further information, please contact Manish Parikh MD at 212 263 8187

Posted 2/26/2024

Expires 4/26/2024


Bariatric Fellowship

Legacy Health, Portland, OR

The Legacy Bariatric Surgery Fellowship is a twelve-month program focusing on the field of Bariatric Surgery. This is primarily a clinical laparoscopic bariatric surgery fellowship. The bariatric surgeons are experienced in laparoscopic bariatric surgery and perform a large volume of a variety of procedures, including gastric bypass, lap-band revisions, sleeve gastrectomy, interventional endoscopy and other revisional procedures. The program performs some robotic assisted surgery. The program is involved in evaluating novel endoscopic devices. The program focuses on acquisition of advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgical skills and clinical research. Fellows will participate in ongoing research projects, and initiate their own projects. Legacy has institutional support for clinical research with existing research coordinators and other infrastructure. Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. There are opportunities for presentation at scientific meetings and publication. Fellows rotate with other advanced laparoscopic surgeons at Providence Portland Hospital (Kevin Reavis, Daniel Davila-Bradley, Missy DeSouza) whose practices focus on laparoscopic foregut and bariatric surgery. Fellows are given the option of attending several courses for laparoscopic fellows, and travel funding for presentations at meetings is provided.

Education:
Must be a graduate of a medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine or the American Osteopathic Association, or a graduate of a medical school recognized by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.

Must have completed an accredited residency-training program in a specialty directly related to the fellowship-training program.

Licensure:
Must hold a regular State Medical License or Dental License for the applicable state, or a temporary certification or registration, to practice medicine or dentistry in the applicable state in accordance with applicable statutes and regulations.

Additional Criteria:
Must meet the selection criteria for his/her fellowship program as defined by the accreditation or certification authority for that fellowship program, if applicable, and/or as defined by the Fellowship Director for that fellowship.

Applications can be submitted through our website at Careers | For Health Professionals | Legacy Health or by emailing Forrest Brown at FoBrown@lhs.org.

Posted 2/26/2024

Expires 4/26/2024


Obesity Medicine Specialist – Akron, OH

Summa Health, Akron, Ohio

Summa Health is seeking a board certified/board eligible Internal Medicine or Family Medicine physician to join our employed physician group. The selected candidate must have a strong interest in obesity management and/or have a Certified Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine or an obesity medicine fellowship preferred. The selected candidate will become a member of Summa Health Medical Group, a multi-specialty group practice of 400+ physicians employed by the Summa Health System.

Summa Health’s Weight Management Institute has provided weight loss surgical and non-surgical services since 2004. The team is built of 4 providers, 5 advanced practice providers and # dieticians.
Summa Health – headquartered in Akron, Ohio – is one of the largest integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in the state. With 2 hospitals and 20+ health centers, Summa Health provides access to care throughout the region.

Opportunity Highlights
• Employed position offering competitive compensation, benefit package and incentives such as signing bonus, loan assistance, relocation, and CME allowance
• Monday – Friday business hours allowing for excellent work/life balance; no call, weekends, or holidays
• ASMBS accredited program leverages the skills of a multidisciplinary team to treat patients in both our surgical and non-surgical weight management programs
• Opportunity for involvement in medical student, resident, and fellow education
• Ability to work in different offices/communities
• Epic System’s EMR
• No hospital rounding component

Candidate Requirements
• Board Certified/Board Eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
• Certified Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine preferred
o Or will obtain board certification in obesity medicine (after approximately 2 years of practicing)
• Unrestricted Ohio License or willingness to obtain
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Commitment to quality care in a patient-centered, team-based environment
• Candidates for this position should have a passion for obesity and weight loss management

Community Information
Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is located within 500 miles of 42 major cities, and surrounded by thousands of acres of national parkland and countryside. As a thriving heartland city Akron provides an ideal living and working environment. The vitality of its people and the unparalleled quality of life offers versatility, a low cost of living, outstanding cultural access and a thriving climate for healthcare, education and business. The downtown hosts a vibrant arts scene and eclectic dining options. Northeast Ohio offers many quality primary and secondary education options.

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

To apply, contact physicianrecruitment@summahealth.org

Posted 2/23/2024

Expires 3/23/2024


NP/PA

Houston Weight Loss, Houston, TX

Houston Weightloss is looking for an NP/PA for our Weight Loss/Bariatrics program due to growth of our bariatric program. The NP/PA hired will be OR and clinic.

Dr. Wadiwala does bariatric 200++ cases per year (please visit our website at www.drwadiwala.com)

Typical Schedule:
• Full time position – Monday through Friday
• 30 mins – New Patient Visits; 20 mins & 15 mins – Follow Up
• Base Salary (competitive)

For further information, contact:

Maria Martinez
281-653-6544
managerhoustonwtloss@gmail.com

Posted 2/22/2024

Expires 4/22/2024


Dietitian, Bariatric Services

Edward Health Ventures, Elmhurst, IL

Position Highlights:
• Position: Dietitian, Bariatric Services
• Location: Elmhurst, IL
• Full Time
• Hours: Monday-Friday, with one evening/week up tp 6pm. Possibly 1/2 day Saturdays in the future
• Required Travel: Naperville
What you will need:
• Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition/Dietetics required, Master’s preferred
• Registered Licensed Dietitian in state of Illinois.
• Two years working with bariatric/non-surgical weight management patients as a registered dietitian
• Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management- American Dietetic Association & Certified Fitness Specialist preferred
• Strong communication skills (written and oral)
• Computer proficiency (MS Windows, MS Office, Internet
applications)
• Have a deep understanding of the pre- and post-surgical clinical pathways related to bariatric surgery, be familiar at recognizing and treating post-surgical complications, understand the physiology of nutrition for all types of bariatric surgeries, and be comfortable dealing with the mental health issues and motivations of bariatric patients.
• Have a track record of being an effective team player.
General Summary:
The Registered Bariatric Dietitian works closely with the interdisciplinary health care teams to provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy that are integrated and compatible with the patient’s medical program goals and objectives. Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy using established standards of care and practice protocols/guidelines; managing resources in an effective manner and participating in performance improvement effort. Will work closely with the Edward weight loss employees. Lead bariatric support groups, conduct bariatric information and education sessions, and assists with monthly Bariatrics seminars.
Benefits:
• Career Pathways to Promote Professional Growth and Development
• Various Medical, Dental, and Vision options
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Free Parking at designated locations
• Wellness Program Savings Plan
• Health Savings Account Options
• Retirement Options with Company Match
• Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
• Community Involvement Opportunities
Edward-Elmhurst Medical Group, creating one of the largest healthcare provider groups in the Chicago area was ranked in the top ten of Crain’s Chicago Business largest physician group rankings, reporting a 20% increase in revenue from 2021.
• More than 650 clinicians including hospital-based and ambulatory providers, and those from Linden Oaks Medical Group
• Nearly 400 physicians representing 25 specialties
• 50 locations serving 26 communities throughout Cook, DuPage, DeKalb, Kane, Kendall and Will counties.

For further information, please contact Colleen Los at 331-221-4621 | Colleen.Los@eehealth.org

Posted 2/21/2024

Expires 5/21/2024


Metabolic Bariatric Surgery Clinical Reviewer

Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, Marina del Rey, CA

The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Clinical Reviewer is responsible for the collection and submission of accurate, complete, and timely data to the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Data Registry Platform. This is accomplished through high-quality data compilation, documentation, and entry of all metabolic and bariatric procedures performed at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital into the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Quality Improvement Program Data Registry Platform. You will work closely with the members of the metabolic and bariatric and general surgery departments to find opportunities for clinical quality improvement and other special projects that may be identified.

What you’ll be doing in this role:

  • Utilize software applications for data collection and analysis. Identify streamlining and process improvement opportunities in the data collection process.
  • Track health information through various resources such as electronic medical records, surgery clinics, death index, direct patient contact, accounts payable, and legal counsel.
  • Responsible for annual Bariatric Clinic Quality Assurance Performance Improvement projects, implementing, reviewing and presenting at CSMDRH quality council committee.
  • Demonstrate appropriate utilization of resources necessary to obtain valid, reliable data for entry into the program.
  • Participate in data compilation for audits and reaccreditation site visits.
  • Serve as an educational resource on the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Quality Improvement Program Data Registry Platform for internal and external audiences by developing educational material and delivering presentations.
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship within the department, surgery and medicine, nursing, medical records, information systems departments and with individual bariatric surgeons’ offices.
  • Address data by reformatting, editing and joining multiple/various data sets.
  • Collect preoperative, intra-operative, 30-day postoperative, and long-tern (six month and annual thereafter) follow-up data components for the program through the effective utilization of Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital electronic medical record system and through a coordinated effort with individual surgeon office staff.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Nursing, preferred
  • Doctorate Degree (Foreign Medical Graduate), strongly preferred

Experience:

  • Five (5) years of experience in one of the following areas: hospital surgery department, surgery clinic, clinical research or quality assurance.
  • Two (2) years of experience in clinic chart review and abstraction.

Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital and its staff aim to exceed the expectations of our patients, their families and the community. We seek excellence, courtesy, teamwork, respect, communication and enthusiasm in our future colleagues. If you are looking for exciting career opportunities, come join the team at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital!

To apply contact Nancy Samaro, Sr Talent Advisor, Human Resources at Nancy.Samaro@cshs.org or call 323.387.3285.

Posted 2/20/2024

Expires 4/20/2024


Outpatient Employed Bariatric Surgery APP Opportunity in Richmond, Virginia

HCA Healthcare, Richmond, VA

Seeking an experienced (preferred) physician assistant/nurse practitioner to join an HCA bariatric surgery practice located on the campus of Parham Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, Virginia.  This position may include limited inpatient care.

Qualified Candidates:

  • Primary role of the provider is to conduct clinic or outpatient office visits for the preoperative and postoperative care and long term management of bariatric patients.
  • Perform dietary counseling/bariatric education visits in the preoperative/criteria process (this may include initial consultation for bariatric surgery)
  • Provide postoperative weight management/maintenance care of bariatric patients (this may include use of pharmacological therapy with anti-obesity medication prescribing and management)
  • Role may also include preoperative care of performing H&P’s and reviewing lab results
  • Prior experience in bariatric medicine, medical weight loss is preferred as well as the ability to have some level of independence in their patient care practice
  • Board certification required in their specialty
  • Virginia licensure or ability to obtain
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of nursing, physicians and administration

Incentive/Benefits Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including paid malpractice
  • CME and dues allowance
  • About Parham Doctors’ Hospital:
  • 200-bed acute care community hospital
  • 24/7 adult and dedicated ER
  • Bariatric & Metabolic Care Center
  • Inpatient & Outpatient Rehabilitation Care
  • Orthopedic & Spine Care
  • Behavioral Center – Adult Partial Hospitalization Program
  • 11 Licensed Operating Rooms – full range of surgical services – minimally invasive program
  • Cardiovascular Services
  • Sarah Cannon Cancer Center – Oncology Nurse Navigators – National Clinical Trials

Community:

Richmond is a wonderful place to practice medicine and raise a family. With a metropolitan area population of over a million, Richmond offers a great balance of big city excitement and small-town charm. The area abounds with parks, nationally recognized school systems, and innumerable recreation and cultural activities. Richmond is within a two-hour drive of the Atlantic Ocean, Washington, DC, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The cost of living is very reasonable; traffic congestion is minimal.

For more information, please contact Sherry Chenault at 804-237-7771 or Sherry.Chenault@HCAHealthcare.com.

Posted 2/20/2024

Expires 3/20/2024


Medical Director for Bariatric Medicine

Northwestern Medicine, Huntley, IL

Northwestern Medicine is recruiting for a full time BE/BC Medical and Surgical Weight Loss Program Medical Director. The Medical Director for the NM RMG Northwest Region Medical and Surgical Weight Loss Program is a board certified/board eligible Physician with experience in obesity management. They will be responsible for direct patient care as well as the overall development and ongoing quality of services in the program. The Director will work collaboratively with the appropriate disciplines to establish standards of practice to ensure optimal patient care and will continually evaluate and improve care delivery processes and outcomes. They will have a dual reporting structure to the RMG Chief Medical Officer and the Vice President of Operations while working collaboratively with the Director of Operations and Practice Manager of the clinic to meet organizational goals. This exciting opportunity requires creativity to develop new programs and engagement in the healthcare system with the backing of a strong academic institution.

Responsibilities include:
• Organize, integrate, and lead all metabolic-related services throughout the Northwest Region.
• Provide Clinical leadership and work with a multi-disciplinary group to develop a healthcare system wide approach to obesity management among primary care and specialty providers.
• Participate in the accreditation process and ensure ongoing compliance with the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program requirements.
• Clinic Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am – 4pm
• No hospital or clinic calls
• Model leadership behaviors in all interactions with colleagues and staff and demonstrate excellent citizenship by consistently complying with all CPG, Northwestern Medicine Northwest Region and health system standards and requirements.
• Work with the Primary Care Education team as part of the system wide Clinical Integration project to develop protocols and educational materials to help primary care with the management of obesity.

Northwestern Medicine is a growing, nationally recognized health system that provides world-class care at 11 hospitals and more than 200 locations in communities throughout Chicago, the suburbs and northern Illinois. Together with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, we are pushing boundaries in our research labs, training the next generation of physicians and scientists, and pursuing excellence in patient care. Our vision and values are deeply rooted in the idea that patients come first in all we do. We value building relationships with our patients and their families, listening to their unique needs while providing individualized primary, specialty and hospital-based care. Our recent affiliations and ongoing growth make it possible for us to serve more patients, closer to where they live and work. While each of our locations has a unique story, Northwestern Medicine is unified under one mission – Patients First.

For more information and to apply visit physicianrecruitment.nm.org or email lydia.lindsey@nm.org

Posted 2/20/2024

Expires 3/20/2024


Registered Dietitian

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Division of Bariatric and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Richmond, VA

The Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS) Division of Bariatric and Gastrointestinal Surgery is recruiting for an additional Registered Dietitian to join our multi-disciplinary team of surgeons, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, psychologists, endocrinologists and other specialists within the VCUHS Bariatric Surgery Program.


The VCUHS Bariatric Surgery Program is Level 1 Certified by the American College of Surgeons’ Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program to care for adults and adolescents with clinically severe obesity. We are also a Comprehensive Blue Cross Blue Shield Center of Distinction and COE by Aetna and United Healthcare.


The registered dietitian will assist in the evaluation and education of patients, either in person or using telehealth, on their journey to and after bariatric/metabolic surgery. RD will provide patient follow-up for adherence to appropriate nutritional recommendations before and after bariatric/metabolic surgery; moderate weekly patient group and support meetings when available, review in conjunction with team laboratory values and make recommendations regarding any needed supplementation. The RD will also collaborate with the team as to maintain current all patient education material, and maintain timely documentation of patient encounters.

For detailed information and to apply refer to https://vcuhealth.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/VCUHealth_careers/details/Clinical-Nutrition-II–Registered-Dietitian-_R24884-1?q=R2488

Posted 2/14/2024

Expires 5/14/2024


Bariatric Program Coordinator

Hunterdon Health, Flemington, NJ

Position Summary

Assumes responsibility for the smooth operation of our Bariatric Program
Primary Position Responsibilities
1. Responsible for program development and support of the Bariatric Surgical and non-Surgical practices
2. Responsible for navigation of Bariatric surgical patients from consultation to post procedure
3. Handling of all the program financials – end of month, budget
4. Responsible for community education regarding bariatric surgery including organizing and attending seminars
5. Attends and conducts meetings with key stakeholders for the success of the program
6. Performance Improvement to achieve and maintain Center of Excellence
7. Quality Improvement for Leapfrog and other regulatory and accrediting bodies

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

Required:
Bachelor’s Degree nursing, nutrition, healthcare administration or related area.

Preferred:
Master’s Degree nursing, nutrition, healthcare administration or related area.

Minimum Years of Experience (Amount, Type and Variation):

Required:
Two years as a Registered Nurse, or Dietician, or health related field. Operational experience required.

Preferred:
Experience of 3-5 years in healthcare management which includes financial reporting and budget preparation and monitoring.
Program development ideally or preferably of a bariatric program.

License, Registry or Certification:

Required:
New Jersey State RN license or Current/Valid New Jersey Registered Dietitian license

Preferred:
None

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

Required:
Excellent communication, interpersonal, multi-tasking skills
Ability to develop Bariatric Service Line

Preferred:
Knowledge of medical information systems and applications

To apply, please email gdarnone@hhsnj.org

Posted 2/5/2024

Expires 5/5/2024


Clinical Dietitian – Bariatrics

Sentara Health – Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, VA

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital is a 176-bed community hospital with an accredited MBSAQIP Comprehensive Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Center. We have two fellowship trained bariatric surgeons and are searching for a full-time dietitian to support our program. We perform a variety of surgical procedures including Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Single Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileostomy (SADI-S), Lap Band Management & Removals, Distal Gastric Bypass, and Conversion Operations. We provide medical weight loss services as well.

The applicant will be responsible for managing patient’s medical nutrition therapy in accordance with the medical staff approved clinical practice standards. The applicant will serve as a resource for nutrition education. If bachelor’s degree is in major other than Dietetics, must complete an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics. If not Reg Dietitian or RDN at hire, must obtain within 9 months. PACE specific incumbents for this position require a minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or elderly population. BLS required within 90 days of hire.

Additional responsibilities include:
-Pre & Post-Operative Assessments and Management
-Participation in Support Groups
-Assist with Management of Social Media Accounts
-Active Involvement with Team Meetings and Bariatric Program Events and Seminars

Qualifications:
License/Certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) – Certification – American Heart Association (AHA) RQI
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) – Certifications – Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
Registered Dietician (RD) – Certifications – Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

How to access the job site to apply:
Sentara.com ->Careers -> Search Bariatric Dietician
or use the link below to go directly to the posted job:
Clinical Dietician (Bariatrics) – Job Details – Sentara Health (sentaracareers.com)

Posted 2/5/2024

Expires 5/5/2024


Obesity Medicine Advanced Practice Professional

Form Health, Remote

Min Experience: 2 Years, Salary – Type: Full-time employment. Location(s): Remote Telehealth work, licensed APPs in CA, TX, IL, NY

About us:
Form is a virtual obesity medicine clinic delivering multi-disciplinary evidence-based obesity treatment through telemedicine. Form provides high-quality expert care and leverages technology to enhance the patient experience. All Form patients work closely with their care team, which includes board certified physicians, advanced practice professionals and registered dietitians. Through our proprietary mobile app patients engage in regular video visits, as well as text messaging, photo journaling, digital data transmission, and customized educational materials. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of clinical care, and to treating every individual with empathy and respect.

Our mission is to empower patients and be leaders in Obesity Medicine driving impact at a national scale. We are deeply invested in our core value to put patients first, and also deeply committed to creating a culture where every employee is valued and we learn and improve together.

About the Role:
We are seeking an Advanced Practice Professional who is passionate about and experienced in obesity medicine to provide longitudinal telehealth care for patients with obesity, and to collaborate with physicians and registered dietitians towards exceptional team-based care. This is a full-time opportunity; work is remote, and schedules can be flexible.

We seek applicants who:
-Have an NP or PA degree, with experience practicing Obesity Medicine, including effective evidence-based lifestyle counseling and pharmacotherapy
-Are licensed to practice and prescribe legally in Illinois, California, New York, and Texas, and/or other states, and will prioritize candidates with multiple licenses
– Have at least 2 years of Obesity Medicine experience
– Have excellent interpersonal skills for patient and team interactions
– Are committed to the highest quality of medical care and an evidence-based approach to obesity management
– Have prior experience conducting telemedicine visits

Interested candidates should send a statement of interest, full curriculum vitae and the names and contact information for three references to Stefan Marquis, Clinical Recruiter at Form. stefan.marquis@formhealth.co. We are an equal opportunity employer.

If you are an APP who is passionate about obesity medicine and helping people improve their health through weight loss, are open to innovative care solutions, and looking for a flexible work opportunity, join our team!

Posted 1/25/2024

Expires 3/25/2024


Bariatric & General Surgery APP

North Bend Medical Center, Coos Bay, OR

Located on the beautiful Oregon Coast, North Bend Medical Center and Bay Bariatrics are looking for a motivated and compassionate advanced practice provider to join a thriving bariatric and general surgery practice.

Dr. Rogalsky, our center’s bariatric surgeon, performs approximately 175 bariatric operations yearly in addition to having a busy outpatient and inpatient general surgery practice. He is a champion for patient access to bariatric care and recently helped expand and improve coverage for patients with Oregon State Medicaid.

Bay Bariatrics has been an MBSAQIP center of excellence since 2004 and has developed a culture of caring for individuals with obesity with compassion. No blame. No shame. In addition, despite our center’s rural location and smaller size, we perform a significant number of revision and other complex bariatric operations. These operations are mostly performed robotically.

Responsibilities are open to experience and discussion. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply. Key functions will be seeing pre and post operative bariatric and general surgery patients in the office. Assistance in the operating room would be encouraged but not mandatory. If provider is interested, we have a growing medical weight loss boutique practice that could be expanded.

This is an excellent position for an independent, self-motivated individual with a passion for serving the community.

Hours/Benefits
• Competitive Salary Based on MGMA Standards
• Schedule: Monday – Friday (half-day on Friday)
• Sign-On Bonus
• 401K + Generous Employer Match
• Licensing/DEA Expenses Reimbursed
• Medical/Dental/Vision + Prescription Insurance
• Long Term Disability + Buy-Up Options
• Group Life Insurance
• Flexible Spending Account
• Malpractice
• Generous PTO and CME Allowance
• Relocation Allowance
• EPIC Electronic Health Record

Duties
• Provide independent patient care in the clinic setting. Dr. Rogalsky is happy to coach the right new graduate for this role and is an available and approachable mentor.
• Ensure timely completion of charts and billing.
• Participate in Bariatric Program meetings and support program growth.
• Ensure health metrics on all primary patients are completed in a timely fashion.

Requirements…
• Unrestricted Oregon NP or PA Licensure/DEA
• Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced surgery office.
• Strong team spirit and deep personal ownership of patient care, patient outcomes and process improvement.
• Ability to use EPIC electronic health record.

Life is Better at the Beach!
• Coastal Community with Moderate Year-Round Climate;
• 30 Minutes from World-Class Bandon Dunes Golf Resort!
• Quick, Convenient Access to a Beautiful Regional Airport;
• Oregon’s Famous Sand Dunes, Pacific Ocean, Camping, Surfing, Kayaking, Hiking, Cycling, Restaurants and more.

For further information, please contact

Christy Wright
Director of Recruitment & Marketing
christy.wright@nbmchealth.com

Posted 1/15/2024

Expires 4/15/2024


Bariatric Nutrition Coordinator

Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, Marina del Rey, CA

Requisition/Job # HRC1493352
Hours: 9:00AM – 5:30PM
Location: Marina del Rey, California
For more information, email Nancy Samaro, Sr. Talent Advisor at Nancy.Samaro@cshs.org
The Bariatric Nutrition Coordinator/Registered Dietitian will be responsible for planning and delivering nutrition care to patients according to the physicians’ diagnoses. The Bariatric Nutritional Coordinator also will perform pre and postoperative assessments to include a review of weight, medical, psychological, and diet histories. Performs as a member of the multidisciplinary care team.


In addition, the Bariatric Nutrition Coordinator/RD will be responsible for:
• Will provide individual and group nutritional education classes including but not limited to pre-operative and postoperative diet progression and vitamin supplementation.
• Provide monthly bariatric recipes.
• Participate in monthly support groups and team meetings.
• Provides education in-services to allied health providers.
• Oversees program website and social media blog for bariatric patient nutritional guidelines.
• Provides research-based bariatric nutrition recommendations to the bariatric team.
• Provides initiative on individual patient weight loss management pre and postoperative.
• Utilizes independent clinical judgment under the general supervision of the Nutritional Services Director and Bariatric Program Manager.
Amazing benefits for Full-time employees:
• Full comprehensive benefit package including pension plan.
• $1500 annual Tuition Reimbursement* after 6 months of employment.
• New 9 story hospital scheduled for 2026.


Qualifications:
• Current registered Dietitian (required)
• Master’s Degree (preferred)
• Weight Management Certification (required) or obtain within 90 days of employment (required)
• American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery membership or obtain within 90 days of employment (required)
• BLS within 90 days of employment (required)
• Advanced Computer Knowledge including social media posting (required)
• Prior experience in weight management as RD in a healthcare setting (preferred)

For further information, please contact

Nancy Samaro, Sr. Talent Advisor
Nancy.Samaro@cshs.org

Posted 1/15/2024

Expires 3/15/2024


Dietitian

Center for Weight Loss Surgery at MGB at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA

Dietitian, Center for Weight Loss Surgery – Newton – (3259510)

About Us

Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a comprehensive medical center located in Newton. We provide the services and expertise of a major medical facility with the convenience and personal attention of a community hospital. Our team is committed to delivering high-quality, safe, efficient medical care to each of our patients.

We are a proud member of Mass General Brigham, a network founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Our affiliation allows us to provide our patients with access to the best community-based medicine and the most advanced specialty care in the world.

Our continued goal at Newton-Wellesley Medical Group is to meet our patients’ (and their families’!) health care needs and build long-term relationships that provides them with exceptional care and service.

Our Team

Located on the Newton-Wellesley Hospital main campus (Green Building), our Center for Weight Loss Surgery offers the following services:

Bariatric surgery procedures including laparoscopic and single-incision sleeve gastrectomy
Laparoscopic gastric bypass and revision surgery
Laparoscopic SIPS- DS (small intestinal pylorus sparing-duodenal switch)
Laparoscopic removal of gastric bands
Laparoscopic conversion of gastric band procedures to sleeve gastrectomy or to gastric bypass
Nutrition education and counseling
Initial psychological evaluations and referrals to counseling
New-patient meeting and information
Peer support groups
Referrals to cosmetic services after surgery
Access to Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s Shipley Fitness Center to incorporate fitness and well-being into care plans
Long-term medical follow-up and advanced, state-of-the-art services
The Opportunity

We are seeking a Dietitian to support the Center for Weight Loss Surgery onsite, 32 hours per week. The desired schedule is Tuesday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

This Dietitian will be responsible for the nutritional management of patients who are planning for bariatric surgery, as well as patients who have previously undergone bariatric surgery. Patient visits will be a combination of in-person and virtual and include initial nutrition assessments, follow-ups, nutrition education, 1on1s, and group therapy. Also responsible for serving as a resource and subject matter expert in the area of bariatric surgery for the hospital and community.

Qualifications –

Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree preferred
Registered and Licensed Dietitian in the state of Massachusetts required
Experience in counseling behavior modification techniques and group facilitation preferred
Experience working with the bariatric population preferred

Primary Location: USA-MA-Newton
Work Locations: NWH Main Campus 2014 Washington Street Newton 02462
Job: Dietitians
Organization: Newton-Wellesley Hospital(NWH)
Schedule: Full-time
Standard

For further information, please contact Laney Dunleavy:

(617) 243-6527
email: ldunleavy@mgb.org

Posted 1/5/2024

Expires 4/5/2024


Bariatrics – APP

Conway Medical Center, Conway/Myrtle Beach, SC

CMC is recruiting an NP/PA for our Weight Loss/Bariatrics Service Line due to growth of our bariatric program. The NP/PA hired will be dedicated 99% in the clinic.

Dr. Nuwayhid – bariatric 225++ cases per year / robotics
(please visit our website at www.conwaymedicalcenter.com)

Imagining:
o 3T (Tesla) / 1.5T (Tesla) / 256 slice

Operating Services:
14 (Main Campus and ASC)
o Surgical robot available DaVinci Robot Xi, Globus
o Extremely low infection rate – 0% for the last 3 months
o NOT a “sole source” vender facility or administration, utilize 2-3 venders for best price and resources.
o Blue Cross Blue Shield Distinction award winning

Typical Schedule:
• Full time position – Monday thru Friday
• 36 Patient Contact Hours – 4 Admin Hours/week
• 30 mins – New Patient Visits; 20 mins & 15 mins – Follow Up
• Base Salary (Typically MGMA Median)
• Contract Length is 1- 3 Year Term

Fringe:
o Paid Time Off 23 days / CME 5 Days / $2,000 CME funds annually. Full benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision).
Med Mal and Tail Coverage.

For further information, please contact Travis R. Dannelly at travis.dannelly@cmc-sc.com

Posted 1/5/2024

Expires 4/5/2024


Surgery – Clinical Psychologist (Assistant Professor)

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

The Division of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery is seeking a clinical psychologist who would focus on bariatric patients. This position will report to the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program Director and/or surgeons and provide psychological consultation, support, counseling and intervention to bariatric patients and their families through evaluation of psychological well-being, in accordance with the national standards of care in this discipline. The psychologist is accountable for the safety of the care they deliver.

Minimum Qualifications
Education required: Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Psychology or Counseling.
Experience required: Five years of relevant experience in clinical setting as a psychologist working with Bariatric patients.
Certification/Licenses/Registration required: Licensure as a Psychologist or Professional Counselor by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists or the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, respectively.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

For more information, please email nicholas.ryan@bcm.edu

Posted 1/5/2024

Expires 4/5/2024


Medical Bariatrician

Gunderson Health System, La Crosse, WI

Gundersen Health System, based in La Crosse, WI is seeking a Medical Bariatrician to join its established Bariatric Surgery and Obesity Medicine Clinic. The practice is located at our Onalaska, WI Campus which is located just a short distance from La Crosse.

Highlights:

Minimum Criteria:

  • MBSAQIP accredited program
  • Management of the disease of obesity, including management of complex medical and psychosocial disorders
  • Active participation in the ongoing management of patients who have had or are planning to have bariatric surgery
  • Active participation in the management of care for patients who are pursuing non-surgical weight management
  • Our multidisciplinary team utilizes both surgical and non-surgical weight management methods
  • Our Weight Management System and Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery team consists of:
    o Bariatric surgeons
    o Obesity Medicine Medical Director
    o Bariatric surgery and obesity medicine APCs
    o Multidisciplinary team consisting of PhDs, RDs, RNs
  • Active participation in Bariatric Committee meetings to facilitate a multidisciplinary approach to care
  • Completion of an ACGME accredited FM or IM residency
    o Must hold current certification in respective specialty
  • Board certification by the ABOM
    o If not currently certified, must be actively pursuing certification and have completed such within 6 months of onset of employment.

While you take care of others, we take care of you! Gundersen offers a competitive salary, Loan Forgiveness, substantial retirement contribution, and a generous benefits package. Enjoy the benefits of our vibrant community located along the Upper Mississippi River, where you will find abundant recreational activities, great food, the arts, and excellent schools! A great place to call home.

Send your CV to Kalah Haug kjhaug@gundersenhealth.org or call 608.775.1005 or apply today by visiting our web site at http://www.gundersenhealth.ogr/careers

Posted 1/5/2024

Expires 4/5/2024


Weight Loss Advanced Practice Provider

Hartford HealthCare, Glastonbury or Norwich, CT

Hartford HealthCare has new opportunities available for Weight Loss Nurse Practitioners (APRN) or Physician Assistants to provide outpatient care to patients with opportunities located in Glastonbury, CT or Norwich, CT.


Highlights include:
• A well-established weight loss program will consistent volume and a supportive lead physician who takes a hands-on engaged approach to training
• The opportunity to manage your own practice style, while having the support and resource of a comprehensive weight loss program
• No call!
• The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (APRN) will work in an office setting providing both initial and follow up consultations with medical weight loss patients which includes prescribing, treating, and educating patients
• Additional responsibilities will include patient care coordination with collaborating physicians and Patient Navigators, care plan documentation, assisting with bariatric seminars, work groups, participating in various hospital committees, and tracking of patient work ups
• The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (APRN) works in a primary location (Glastonbury or Norwich), and may include secondary locations in surrounding areas. An APP’s residence will be taken into consideration when determining secondary locations.
• Opportunities for career advancement both hospital wide and system wide.
• Competitive compensation, matching 401k, tiered medical, and CME reimbursement.
• We support your development and wellbeing through the respected Hartford HealthCare’s Office of Advanced Practice – an internal organization committed to the growth and development of our Advanced Practitioners, and the groundbreaking Office of Provider Wellness.


There are no limits to what you can achieve when you join the Medical & Surgical Weight Loss Team at Hartford HealthCare Medical Group. Join the most integrated healthcare system in CT offering Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants MORE OPPORTUNITY as you practice with nationally respected colleagues in a progressive, physician-led environment.


Propel your career to new heights and all within a deeply embedded culture of inclusion, innovation, and focus on the highest quality of care. We are teachers, researchers, innovators, leaders and, most of all, caregivers.
Email Jarod.adams@hhchealth.org to learn more about these exciting opportunities!


Qualifications
• Eligibility to be licensed in CT as a Physician Assistant (PA), or Nurse Practitioner (APRN) is required
• Eligibility to be certified as a Physician Assistant, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), or Adult Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) is required
• 1-2 years of experience practicing as an Advanced Practitioner is highly preferred.

Posted 1/5/2024

Expires 3/5/2024


Clinical Psychologist

VCU Health, Richmond, VA

The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Division of Bariatric and GI Surgery, in collaboration with the VCU Department of Psychiatry, is actively seeking a highly qualified individual with a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology to join our team. This unique opportunity involves providing consultation liaison services within the esteemed VCU Health Bariatric Surgery Program. Additionally, the selected candidate will play a pivotal role in offering teaching and supervision within the Health Psychology Postdoctoral and Psychiatry residency programs.

The VCU Health Bariatric Surgery Program is a high-quality and high-volume program, renowned for delivering comprehensive care for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases. Accredited as a Level 1 Center by the ACS/MBSAQIP, we specialize in caring for adults and adolescents with clinically severe obesity. Notably, we stand as the sole Adult and Adolescent MBSAQIP-accredited center in Virginia that serves as a Center of Excellence (COE) for all major payors in the State.

To explore this exciting opportunity further and submit your application, please visit: https://vcu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/4315?c=vcu

Posted 12/8/2023

Expires 3/8/2024


Bariatric & General Surgery APP

North Bend Medical Center, Coos Bay, OR 97420

The Details…
Located on the beautiful Oregon Coast, North Bend Medical Center and Bay Bariatrics are looking for a motivated and compassionate advanced practice provider to join a thriving bariatric and general surgery practice.

Dr. Rogalsky, our center’s bariatric surgeon, performs approximately 175 bariatric operations yearly in addition to having a busy outpatient and inpatient general surgery practice. He is a champion for patient access to bariatric care and recently helped expand and improve coverage for patients with Oregon State Medicaid.

Bay Bariatrics has been an MBSAQIP center of excellence since 2004 and has developed a culture of caring for individuals with obesity with compassion. No blame. No shame. In addition, despite our center’s rural location and smaller size, we perform a significant number of revision and other complex bariatric operations. These operations are mostly performed robotically.

Responsibilities are open to experience and discussion. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply. Key functions will be seeing pre and post operative bariatric and general surgery patients in the office. Assistance in the operating room would be encouraged but not mandatory. If provider is interested, we have a growing medical weight loss boutique practice that could be expanded.

This is an excellent position for an independent, self-motivated individual with a passion for serving the community.

Hours/Benefits…
• Competitive Salary Based on MGMA Standards
• Schedule: Monday – Friday (half-day on Friday)
• Sign-On Bonus
• 401K + Generous Employer Match
• Licensing/DEA Expenses Reimbursed
• Medical/Dental/Vision + Prescription Insurance
• Long Term Disability + Buy-Up Options
• Group Life Insurance
• Flexible Spending Account
• Malpractice
• Generous PTO and CME Allowance
• Relocation Allowance
• EPIC Electronic Health Record

Duties…
• Provide independent patient care in the clinic setting. Dr. Rogalsky is happy to coach the right new graduate for this role and is an available and approachable mentor.
• Ensure timely completion of charts and billing.
• Participate in Bariatric Program meetings and support program growth.
• Ensure health metrics on all primary patients are completed in a timely fashion.

Requirements…
• Unrestricted Oregon NP or PA Licensure/DEA
• Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced surgery office.
• Strong team spirit and deep personal ownership of patient care, patient outcomes and process improvement.
• Ability to use EPIC electronic health record.

Life is Better at the Beach!
• Coastal Community with Moderate Year-Round Climate;
• 30 Minutes from World-Class Bandon Dunes Golf Resort!
• Quick, Convenient Access to a Beautiful Regional Airport;
• Oregon’s Famous Sand Dunes, Pacific Ocean, Camping, Surfing, Kayaking, Hiking, Cycling, Restaurants and more.

Christy Wright, Director of Recruitment & Marketing
christy.wright@nbmchealth.com

Posted 12/6/2023

Expires 3/6/2024


Bariatric Surgeon/ Researcher

NYU Langone School of Medicine/Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY

The Department of Surgery at New York University Grossman School of Medicine is seeking a surgeon/researcher in the field of obesity/metabolic surgery. The position is based at Health and Hospitals-Bellevue Hospital, located at 462 First Avenue, adjacent to the NYU Medical Center Complex (550 First Avenue).

Qualifications include a board-certified/eligible general surgeon with advanced MIS/bariatric clinical training with a significant interest in conducting research in obesity/metabolic surgery. Dedicated time for research will be provided (~3 days/week) with the expectation to generate extramural funding within 3-5 years. Bariatric/Advanced MIS clinical care for 2 days/week (hospital-based practice).

Bellevue Hospital is the oldest public hospital in the United States and is part of the largest municipal health system in NYC (Health and Hospitals Corporation). The Bellevue Hospital Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program has been accredited by MBSAQIP (Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program) since 2010 and currently performs approximately 3000 bariatric procedures annually. There is a unique opportunity to leverage the clinical data from the under-represented minority demographic at Bellevue and HHC combined with the additional robust volume among the NYU Medical Center campuses (totaling ~5000 bariatric procedures annually).

Contact Information

Manish Parikh MD
manish.parikh@nyumc.org
Professor of Surgery
Director, Laparoscopic/Bariatric Surgery, Bellevue Hospital
Chief, Perioperative Services, Bellevue Hospital

Phone: 212 263 8187
Fax: 212 263 8640

Posted 12/6/2023

Expires 3/6/2024


Bariatrician

Baylor Scott and White Health, Temple, TX

Joining the Baylor Scott and White Health team of medical professionals is a calling that is both fulfilling and rewarding. Our culture thrives in a physician-led spirit of excellence. Becoming a member of our multidisciplinary team grants you access to collegiality, innovation and advanced resources in technology. National and regional recognition of our hospitals by U.S. News & World Report is a reflection of our talent and commitment to advanced quality care that is safe and compassionate.
Baylor Scott and White Health is seeking an outstanding academic Bariatrician Obesity Medicine Specialist to join the Division of Bariatric Surgery, within the Department of Surgery at our flagship hospital in Temple, TX. This is an employed career opportunity with a generous benefits package that offers work-life balance, a competitive salary, productivity bonus, moving allowance, and no state income tax.
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 Baylor 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
• Specialty/Department/Practice – Bariatrics / Department of Surgery
• Shift/Schedule – Full-Time
• Our competitive benefits package includes the following*:
o Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
o 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
o 457(f) savings plan with employer contribution
o CME reimbursement and paid time off
o Excellent Relocation Assistance packages
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

For consideration, please formally apply online at: https://jobs.bswhealth.com
For more information, please send your CV to: Teresa Washington, SHRM-CP, Sr. Physician Recruiter Teresa.Washington1@BSWHealth.org

About Baylor Scott and White Medical Center – Temple
Baylor Scott and White Medical Center – Temple is a 640-bed multi-specialty teaching hospital and the only Level I Trauma Center between Dallas and Austin. In 2022, the hospital ranks No.5 of the top 15 teaching hospitals in the United States by Thomson Reuters. The hospital has 31 accredited residency and fellowship programs that include specialties in emergency medicine and radiology and offers a well-established and respected chaplain resident program.

Posted 12/6/2023

Expires 3/6/2024


Metabolic/Bariatric Research Fellowship

NYU Grossman School of Medicine/Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY

The Department of Surgery at New York University Grossman School of Medicine is seeking a candidate for a one year research fellowship 7/1/24 – 6/30/25. This position is ideal for an existing categorical surgery resident who is interested in taking time off to pursue research endeavors in the field of obesity and metabolic surgery.

The position is based at Health and Hospitals-Bellevue Hospital, located at 462 First Avenue, adjacent to the NYU Medical Center Complex (550 First Avenue). Qualifications are MD or equivalent.

The research fellow is expected to continue/complete ongoing research projects, develop new research objectives, projects and proposals; use the EPIC infrastructure to create reports of clinical outcomes; identify research funding and apply for grants; write manuscripts and present work at national meetings.

Bellevue Hospital is the oldest public hospital in the United States and is the largest safety-net hospital in NYC. The Bellevue Hospital Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program has been MBSAQIP accredited since 2010 and currently performs approximately 3000 bariatric procedures annually. The research fellow should be able to leverage the high clinical volume not only at Bellevue Hospital but also within the HHC network as well as the NYU Langone Network (additional 2000 procedures annually).

Contact Information

Manish Parikh MD
manish.parikh@nyumc.org
Professor of Surgery
Director, Laparoscopic/Bariatric Surgery, Bellevue Hospital
Chief, Perioperative Services, Bellevue Hospital

Phone: 212 263 8187
Fax: 212 263 8640

Posted 12/6/2023

Expires 3/6/2024


Northern California Weight Loss Physician Opportunity

Sutter Health Greater Central Valley, Modesto, CA

Gould Medical Group, in partnership with Sutter Health, is looking for a Medical Weight Loss physician in Modesto, CA.


Sutter Health-affiliated Gould Medical Group is a growing, approximately 400 provider multi-specialty group located about two hours east of San Francisco, California. Our communities offer quick access to the bay area as well as other hot spots such as Napa Valley, Yosemite, and Lake Tahoe.

Position Details:

  • Starting base salary: $281,903
  • Two-year salary guarantee
  • Sign-on bonus
  • RVU based compensation model starting in year 2
  • Obesity and Bariatrics certification preferred (will be required within 18 months of the start of employment)
  • Comprehensive weight loss clinic is based within Gastroenterology department
  • Seamless integration of endoscopy, fibro-scan, and advanced endoscopy within the practice
  • Practice also employs a bariatric surgeon
  • Average of 20 patients per day
  • 4.5-day work week
  • No weekends or holidays
  • Lab and imaging on-site
  • EHR: Epic
  • Stable and growing group

Standard Benefits:

  • Annual 12.0% 401(k) gift
  • Two-year shareholder track
  • Annual CME allowance
  • Full health, dental, vision, life, disability insurance
  • Group paid malpractice and tail coverage
  • Annual profit sharing for shareholders
  • Individual Performance Bonus
  • Relocation assistance

Area Details:

  • Close proximity to the Bay Area but dramatically lower cost of living
  • Short driving distance to Yosemite, wine country, Lake Tahoe, Monterey
  • Centrally located with quick access to skiing, hiking, surfing, and entertainment venues of various types
  • Rapidly growing communities
  • Excellent school options
  • Average of 260 days of sunshine annually

We look forward to hearing from you:

If you are interested in discussing this opportunity, please let me know.

Thanks,
Mariam Hakimi, Physician Recruiter
Sutter Gould Medical Foundation
GMGrecruiting@sutterhealth.org

Posted 12/4/2023

Expires 3/3/2024