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  • Bariatric Physician for Lehigh Valley Health Network

    Bariatric Physician for Lehigh Valley Health Network | One of the Largest Medical Groups in the US | 100% Focus on Bariatrics | Excellent Eastern Pennsylvania Location

    One of the largest medical groups in the US, Lehigh Valley Health Network is seeking a bariatric physician due to growing demand. The successful candidate will join four physicians and one APC in a dedicated obesity medicine practice offering a range of multidisciplinary obesity medicine interventions that include surgical weight loss and several structured medical weight loss programs. Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in family medicine, internal medicine, or endocrinology and hold certification in obesity medicine.

    Opportunity Highlights

    • 100% focus on bariatrics
    • Excellent quality of life with no call
    • Annual value-based incentive, signing bonus, and retention bonus
    • Strong support staff
    • Outstanding work-life balance
    • Established history of success
    • Comprehensive benefits
    • One of the largest medical groups in the US


    About the Department of Bariatrics
    The Department of Bariatrics at Lehigh Valley Health Network offers patients specialized care for obesity medicine. There are four physicians and one APC on the medical side of the practice and four surgeons who perform roughly 650 bariatric surgeries annually. Working within the department offers you the opportunity to heal, care, and comfort the community within a system that places patients above profits and focuses on the well-being of physicians.

    Community Information
    One of the largest cities in Pennsylvania, Allentown, PA, is a charming community filled with tight-knit neighborhoods perfect for families and individuals alike. It's an ideal place to call home with endless opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, short commutes, and convenient access to many big-city attractions nearby.

    • A lower cost of living than the national average
    • Extensive parks system with beautiful surrounding scenery
    • Myriad cultural attractions, museums, and historic sites
    • Theatre district with several acclaimed restaurants
    • 11 nearby institutes of higher education
    • Proximity to Philadelphia and New York City

     

    Interested? Please contact Alexis Alfermann at medcareers@merritthawkins.com or 800-876-0500.

     

    Date posted: 7/1/22

  • Hattiesburg Clinic, PA | Weight Management Physician Opportunity

    Hattiesburg Clinic is seeking a BC/BE Obesity Medicine physician to join its Weight Management center.  This service is the only one of its kind in South Mississippi dedicated to weight management. The adult consultative clinic is a physician-led program providing comprehensive evaluations and management of obesity.  This facility treats obesity as a chronic disease and addresses nutrition, exercise, environmental and social issues influencing weight, pharmacology and surgery.

    Our team includes a board certified obesity management physician, nurse practitioner, registered dieticians, wellness nurses, bariatric surgeons and a bariatric surgery coordinator.

    What we offer:

    • Full-time position for a physician qualified in the evaluation and medical management of patients with obesity and obesity-related co-morbidities
    • A large patient referral base
    • A multi-disciplinary team and close collaboration with Bariatric Surgeons
    • Monday – Friday schedule with limited call
    • A first-year guaranteed salary with excellent benefits, including relocation assistance

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Completion of an accredited fellowship in Obesity Medicine or BC/BE in Obesity Medicine by the ABOM
    • BC/BE in Internal Medicine, and Internal Medicine sub-specialty, or Family Medicine
    • Expertise in the field of obesity medicine. This field of medicine requires competency in the genetic, biologic, environmental, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity and a thorough understanding of the treatment of obesity
    • Competence with all non-surgical therapeutic interventions including diet, physical activity, behavioral change, and pharmacotherapy, and in providing peri and post-surgical care of metabolic and bariatric surgery patients
    • Eligible for a Mississippi medical license

     

    Our Community

    Hattiesburg is located in South Mississippi, just hours away from New Orleans and the Alabama and Florida coastal areas.  We are home to two universities, a DO medical school and a several residency programs. Our weather is mild year-round and we have an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities, as well as a variety of shopping and dining options.

    If you are searching for a unique opportunity, please send your CV to Glenda Sharp at glenda.sharp@hattiesburgclinic.com or call 601-579-5008 or 601-606-5941.

    For more information please visit our website: http://www.hattiesburgclinic.com

  • Obesity Medicine Physician Opportunity on Florida's Space Coast

    Health First Medical Group currently has a Primary Care Physician with Obesity Medicine Focus Opportunity on Florida's Space Coast.

    Position Highlights:

    • Employed FT position with Health First Medical Group.
    • Must have obesity medicine fellowship or certification.
    • Required Board Certified or Board Eligible.
    • Must be eligible for an unrestricted medical license in Florida or currently have a Florida license. 

    Health First Medical Group

    Health First Medical Group is part of Health First which is a regional health care organization based in Brevard County. With more than 400 providers practicing at more than 25 office locations in over 50 different specialties, Health First Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty group on the Space Coast.

    About Health First

    Health First has been providing quality care to Brevard County residents for over 24 years. Health First delivers healthcare services throughout Brevard County with a network comprised of 4 hospitals, a multi-specialty medical group with more than 400 providers, a cancer institute, a health plan, and outpatient wellness services including diagnostics, home health care, sleep centers, fitness facilities, pharmacy, cardiac rehabilitation, physical therapy, aging services, a hospice program, and a bone wellness center.

    Florida’s space coast is a fantastic place to work and play!

    • Situated on the east coast of Florida, Brevard County, is positioned midway between Jacksonville and Miami and approximately 60 miles east of Orlando.
    • Family-oriented, hometown feel community nestled along the Atlantic Ocean with 72 miles of pristine beaches and year-round tropical weather.

    Compensation & Benefit Package

    • Competitive Base Salary & Bonus Incentive Opportunity
    • Retirement Savings Options
    • Insurance (health, dental, vision, life, short & long-term disability, supplemental & dependent life)
    • Other: fitness center membership, childcare services, paid vacation, education stipend, relocation allowance, relocation bonus, employee assistance, and many other optional benefits

    Visit www.hf.org/cancer to learn more about our services.

    Visit www.HF.org to learn more about Health First and Health First Medical Group.

    Visit www.visitspacecoast.com to learn more about our community.

    Please contact Heather Coalter at Heather.Coalter@hf.org to schedule time to discuss this great opportunity!

    Date posted: 6/29/22

  • Bariatrician | Springfield Clinic

    Springfield Clinic is seeking a Bariatrician to join our well established and rewarding practice. Recognized for excellence and commitment to patient-centered care, Springfield Clinic’s 600 physicians and advanced practitioners and 2,700 employees serve a population of approximately one million patients throughout the central Illinois region in 80 medical specialties and sub-specialties.

    Practice Highlights

    • Department consists of 1 bariatric surgeon, 2 NPs, 1 LCSW and 1 Dietician
    • Brand new state of the art bariatrics center attached to Partner Owned Ambulatory Surgery Center
    • Five exam rooms with clinical chair recliners
    • Multi specialty group allow for easy access to all specialty services
    • Incoming provider will be busy Day 1

    Benefit Highlights

    • $50,000 Signing bonus and relocation assistance
    • Two-year path to partnership
    • 401K Retirement
    • Excellent CME funding & time away
    • Health, Dental & Vision insurance
    • Group long term life insurance
    • Group long term disability
    • Vacation and leave time

     

    Please contact

    Springfield Clinic Recruitment

    providerrecruitment@springfieldclinic.com

  • BE/BC Bariatric Surgeon | Springfield Clinic

    Springfield Clinic, one of the largest multispecialty physician-owned medical practices in Illinois, is looking for a BE/BC Bariatric Surgeon. Springfield Clinic is committed to quality, safety, service and innovation to improve the health of our communities in central Illinois. With more than 600 physicians and advanced practitioners on our team, we offer care in more than 80 specialties and sub-specialties through a network of medical offices and hospital affiliations across the region.

     As a private, for-profit multispecialty group, we offer exceptional opportunities for collaboration, ownership and leadership.

    PRACTICE INFORMATION

    • Need is due to department growth
    • Well established surgical department with brand new bariatric exam rooms
    • Dieticians and behavioral therapists on site
    • Shared Call with General Surgery with Call 1:9
    • Perform surgeries in two local hospitals and group owned surgery center
    • Flexible scheduling for clinic days

    BENEFIT HIGHLIGHTS

    • Guaranteed salary plus two year path to partnership
    • $50,000 Sign on Bonus
    • CME funding & time away
    • Health insurance
    • Group long term life insurance
    • Group long term disability
    • Vacation and leave time

     

    Please contact:

    Springfield Clinic

    providerrecruitment@springfieldclinic.com

     

    Posted 6/29/22

  • General Surgery & Bariatrics Certified Nurse Practitioner Opportunity

    Practitioner Opportunity: Fairfield Healthcare Professionals– General Surgery & Bariatrics – 2405 North Columbus Street, Lancaster, Ohio

    Specialty: General Surgery & Bariatrics

    Hospital: Fairfield Medical Center

    Location: Lancaster, OH

    Practice Model: Employed

    Status: Full Time

    Availability: Immediate

    Call Coverage: Limited

    Opportunity Highlights: Fairfield Medical Center seeks an experienced General Surgery Certified Nurse Practitioner to join an established, progressive, practice providing comprehensive surgical care and weight loss services in the community. The practice is conveniently located in Lancaster on the Riverview Campus. The provider is expected to support the General Surgery practice along with managing the Medical Weight Loss program. The provider will also perform history and physicals, make hospital rounds, pre and post-operative follow-ups, assist in the management of patients in the outpatient clinic, be comfortable prescribing medications for weight loss and participate in the coordination of bariatric support groups. A medical weight loss certification (OMA or TOS) is preferred but not required. This provider should exhibit empathy, compassion and a caring manner. Lancaster is conveniently located 30 minutes southeast of Columbus, Ohio and offers new schools and great neighborhoods. Work in a safe, family-oriented community with a superb quality of life.

    Great location – growing area in Central Ohio

    Flexible schedule and family-focused philosophy

    Recruitment Package:

    Competitive compensation and benefit package provided

     About Fairfield Medical Center

    Fairfield Medical Center, located in the third fastest growing county in Ohio, is a 222-bed independent community hospital located about 25 minutes southeast of Columbus. We are the largest employer in Lancaster, as well as Fairfield County. Outside of the Metro areas, we are the largest inpatient healthcare facility in the counties contiguous to Fairfield and in the remainder of the region, which extends south to the Ohio River.  We offer state-of-the-art technology, and our Medical Staff is made up of highly trained specialists in the areas of cardiovascular, cardiothoracic, oncology, orthopedics, pulmonary/critical care, rheumatology, neurology, general surgery, infectious disease, gastroenterology, and many more.  Our Emergency Department sees approximately 52,000 visits per year.

    Fairfield Medical makes a difference for everyone by creating exceptional care and experiences from the heart…Always.

    For more information, please contact Amy Sampson-Swinehart, Physician Recruiter at (740) 687-8071 or at amys@fmchealth.org

     

    Date Posted: June 22, 2022

  • St. Luke’s University Health Network - Obesity Medicine Specialist

    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 Obesity Medicine Specialist to join a busy multidisciplinary, MBSAQIP Comprehensive Center and Non-surgical Weight Management Program at our Stroudsburg, PA Office. Candidates with previous Obesity Medicine experience is preferred. We currently have offices in Allentown and Stroudsburg, PA and in Phillipsburg, NJ, that include Medical Weight Management (non-surgical) and Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Weight Management.

    This position represents an exciting opportunity for the right physician to work with our current obesity medicine specialist and multi-disciplinary team to champion the outreach and education efforts focused on the medical prevention and treatment of obesity. We currently have one employed medical bariatrician and a strong support team that consists of registered dieticians, social workers, and registered nurses.

    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, FP, Endocrinology or Cardiology, with anticipation of becoming Board Certified in Obesity Medicine.  This candidate should have strong leadership and process development skills.

    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 more than 16,000 employees providing services at 14 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites.  With annual net revenue in excess of $2.7 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne 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 established the Lehigh Valley’s first and only regional medical school campus.  It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 38 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 347 residents and fellows.

    St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system to earn Medicare’s five- and four-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction.  St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital.  U.S. News & World Report ranked St. Luke’s #1 in the Lehigh Valley and #6 in the state.  Three of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals are St. Luke’s hospitals.

    St. Luke’s University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health eight times total and six years in a row. St. Luke’s 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. 

    About Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley

    Northeastern PA is a beautiful, four-season region with vineyards, Yuengling Brewery, micro-breweries, skiing, trails, fishing, and other outdoor recreation.  Family-friendly, the region is known for its warm, welcoming people and sense of community.

    Set amid gentle hills and charming country sides, Lehigh Valley, PA is home to Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, as well as dozens of small towns and picturesque boroughs, parks, trails, and waterways. Steeped in pre-Colonial, early American, and industrial history, Lehigh Valley is bursting with nationally-recognized events, exciting nightlife, adventurous outdoor activities, and modern and contemporary arts. The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation.

    The Lehigh Valley is home to 11 colleges and universities that award more than 10,000 degrees annually and include prestigious private colleges, state universities, and two community colleges. Whatever your educational interests and needs, Lehigh Valley is a great place to learn.

    Northeastern PA and the Lehigh Valley are a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.

    For more information please visit www.DiscoverNEPA.com and www.DiscoverLehighValley.com

    If you are interested in learning more about these opportunities, please contact:
    Christine Figler

    Physician Recruiter

    St. Luke’s University Health Network

    Christine.Figler@sluhn.org

     

    Date Posted: June 18, 2022

  • ACADEMIC ENDOCRINOLOGIST: Join Top Teaching Hospital in Phoenix, AZ!

    ACADEMIC ENDOCRINOLOGIST: Join Top Teaching Hospital in Phoenix, AZ! 

    Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix (BUMC-P) 

    The Endocrinology Division at the University of Arizona, in partnership with Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix, a Top-5 Large Health System and one of the country's premier non-profit health care networks is expanding and seeks a BC/BE Endocrinologist to join the team of faculty headed by Division Chief, Dr. Christian Nasr. Banner Health is recognized for its leadership and dedication to the communities we serve. The qualified candidate will receive a faculty appointment consistent with their credentials. 

    Position Details and Qualifications: 

    • BE/BC required
    • Experience preferred, open to new graduates
    • Ambulatory Clinic M-F | 8-5
    • 15-20 patients/day
    • Teach and supervise medical students, residents/fellows, and APPs. The University of Arizona's Endocrine Fellowship program accepts 3 fellows per year. Fellows rotate at Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix in inpatient and outpatient settings
    • Share inpatient call/rounding with colleagues and Fellows - 1:4 ratio
    • Opportunity for research and career development
    • Salary guarantee + wRVU’s

    Banner Health and University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner – University Medicine, a health system anchored in Phoenix that makes the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents. At the heart of this partnership is academic medicine – research, teaching and patient care – across three academic medical centers.

    BUMC-P is a nationally-known academic medical center and the primary teaching facility of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. BUMC-P is a 733 bed, Level 1 Trauma facility. As the largest and one of the most comprehensive tertiary care facilities in Arizona, it provides a full complement of subspecialties including cardiac care, transplant services, oncology, high-risk obstetrics, CARF certified stroke, head injury and general inpatient rehabilitation, epilepsy center, Alzheimer’s Institute, and outpatient clinics on campus in primary and specialty care. BUMC-P has been cited for 12 years as one of America’s “Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report and is consistently rated as a “Best Place to Work” in Arizona.

    Banner Health offers an industry-leading benefits package that provides security for you and your family, including: 

    • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and pharmacy plans
    • Paid time off plans
    • Eligible for benefits coverage within 30 days
    • Financial savings resources
    • Career advancement and optimal work/life balance
    • Employee Discounts

    Interested applicants are encouraged to join our physician and provider talent community where you can upload your CV and track application progress: https://practicewithus.bannerhealth.com For questions, please email Scott Brower, Sourcing Strategist at scott.brower@bannerhealth.com Visit our website at: www.bannerdocs.com

    The safety of our team members and patients is of utmost importance, so Banner is requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for all team members. As members of the health care field, we are in the business of caring for people, so we take seriously our commitment to ensure our patients and teams are safeguarded from this rapidly changing and dangerous disease.

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

    Date Posted: June 9, 2022

  • Medical Weight Management Opportunity – Southeastern Massachusetts

    Medical Weight Management Opportunity – Southeastern Massachusetts – less than 30 minutes from Providence, Rhode Island and less than 1-hour from  Boston, Massachusetts 

    Southcoast Health is focused on bringing together high-quality Physicians to deliver exceptional care and services.  We are the region’s largest integrated network of Physicians and Advanced Practice Practitioners.

    We are focused on recruiting an American Board of Obesity Medicine certified IM, IM/Peds, or FM trained physician for a thriving Medical Weight Management program within an established Bariatric Surgery department to treat patients with BMI over 27.  

    Position Highlights:

    • Exceptional opportunity to join a group of 2 Physicians & 2 Advanced Practice Practitioners
    • Completion of US Residency & Fellowship
    • Board certified or board eligible in Obesity Medicine / IM/ IM-Peds or FM required
    • Must be comfortable with prescribing anti-obesity medication
    • Must be familiar with therapeutic carbohydrate reduced nutrition plans
    • Must be able to work with NP/PA to develop individualized, comprehensive weight management plans
    • Must be comfortable with referring appropriate patients to a Bariatric surgeon
    • Malpractice coverage of $2M / $6M
    • Excellent work life balance with supportive colleagues and administration
    • Competitive Salary with Productivity Based Incentives
      • Employment model with no buy-in or overhead
      • Sign-on Bonus Program and Relocation assistance
      • Excellent benefit package including
      • 41 days paid-time-off including vacation and CME
      • 6% match on retirement after 2 years

    Community Highlights:

    • Situated less than 30 minutes southeast of Providence, RI, 60 minutes south of Boston, 30 minutes west of Cape Cod with convenient access to major highways
    • Four-season coastal living with boating - sail and power and a whole host of other water sports with opportunity to live on the water
    • Multi-cultural communities with great family-oriented neighborhoods
    • Excellent private and public schools

    About Southcoast Health

    Southcoast Health is a physician-led not for profit Health system. It is one of the largest and fastest growing health systems in New England. Since its inception in 1996, Southcoast has become a sought-after destination for health care professionals. As a thriving part of the New England medical community, Southcoast Health offers practice excellence in an environment you want to call home. 

    For more information contact Holly Lestage, Manager Provider Recruitment @ 508-525-3585 or lestageh@southcoast.org

    Apply Here

     

    Date posted: 6/9/22

  • Practice for Sale – Houston, TX

    FOR SALE or work-purchase option: Well established CASH medical bariatrics practice in the greater Houston, TX area with large patient database (30,000+) and great visibility and location (digital sign, heavily traveled major roads and freeway access, still growing area). Clinic specializes in medical weight management, as well as esthetic procedures (eg. Botox), and hormone replacement therapy. Also opportunity for growth in areas such as IV infusion therapy and allergy testing, etc. Serious inquiries only, please.

    Learn More: https://tinsleymedicalpracticebrokers.com/houston-weight-and-wellness-practice-for-sale-1-3m-annual-revenue/
    Email: sean@tinsleymedicalpracticebrokers.com

     

     

    Date posted: 6/3/22


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