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Find Your Next Career in the Field of Obesity Medicine

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Family Medicine/Internal Medicine/Bariatric Medicine (Minneapolis, MN)

Park Nicollet Bariatric Surgery Center, which is accredited by the American College of Surgeons, is seeking a part-time (.8FTE) 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.

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.

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.

Primary Care Weight Management Physician (Columbus, OH)

Starting Bonus, Relocation Allowance, and Student Loan Repayment available.

Our OhioHealth family of associates is a collaborative group that discovers and succeeds together. Our culture is defined by our mission and OhioHealth values of excellence, compassion, integrity and stewardship.

OhioHealth has been a FORTUNE 100 Best Company to work for since 2007. Being a Best Company is about our culture and how we engage one another. This recognition is one measure of our success in achieving a part of our vision -- to be an organization "where people want to work."

Position Summary: The Weight Management Physician is responsible for the care of the patients for both our medical (non-surgical) program and our surgical program. The program is designed to provide patients with the tools they need for success including dietary changes, exercise programs, and emotional support through our counseling team.

Qualifications:
• Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician
• Bariatrician certification preferred
• Comfortable with medications for weight loss
• Familiar with body composition analysis

To learn more and apply, please contact Jessica Federer at: jess.federer@ohiohealth.com or 614-544-4355.

OhioHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Psychologist – Medical Weight Loss

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.

Interested candidates can send CV to Ellen Haggerty, Recruitment Coordinator at ellen.haggerty@lahey.org

Clinical Scientist (Pennington Biomedical Research Center)

Seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time faculty position in the areas of:

  • Obesity
  • Type 2 diabetes and its complications
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cancer
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s disease

MD, PhD, or MD/PhD and experience in clinical research

Clinical science faculty will be expected to develop and execute clinical trials funded by NIH and similar federal agencies and/or industry

The state of the art facilities include a comprehensive outpatient center and a 20 bed in-patient metabolic research unit staffed 24/7

To apply: https://www.pbrc.edu/human-resources/careers/

Pediatric Research Scientist (Pennington Biomedical Research Center)

Seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time faculty position in the areas of:

  • pediatric obesity
  • pediatric type 2 diabetes
  • maternal fetal programming
  • infant nutrition and growth

MD, PhD, or MD/PhD and experience in pediatric research

Clinical science faculty will be expected to develop and execute clinical trials funded by NIH and similar federal agencies and/or industry

The center is focused on chronic disease across the lifespan with fully equipped and independent spaces dedicated to neonates and infants, children, and adolescents

To apply: https://www.pbrc.edu/human-resources/careers/


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