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Find Your Next Career in the Field of Obesity Medicine

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Bariatrician and Non-Surgical Weight Loss Medical Director in New England Metro

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. They will supervise and partner with our NP/PA staff clinical support and 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, DASPR, Provider Recruiter
Phone: 207-973-5358
Email: providerjobs@northernlight.org

Medical Bariatrician (Pennsylvania/New Jersey)

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.

*We do not sponsor visas

If you are interested in learning more about the opportunity, please contact:

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

Medical Bariatric Physician (New Jersey)

Medical Bariatrician Physician needed in great location in New Jersey – only 70 miles from New York City and close to the PA border! Be employed by the region’s largest, most established health system. This 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. They are expanding their program! They plan to include a Medical Weight Management (Non-surgical) Program as well as pre and post-bariatric surgery visits. 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. In joining this system 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, and teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities! For Confidential inquiry, please contact Jane E. Born, CEO Born & Bicknell, Inc. 800-376-2676, ext. 208 or email: jborn@bornbicknell.com. Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and nothing in the job posting guarantees employment.

Obesity Medicine Fellow

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Obesity Medicine Fellowship

Position: Obesity Medicine Fellow
Start Date: 8/1/2019
Length: 1 year
Salary: Commensurate with PGY level

Contact: Jennifer Hinson
Phone: 336-716-2409
Email: jhinson@wakehealth.edu

Over one-third of adults in the United States and more than half a billion adult’s worldwide struggle with obesity. Head to toe, nearly every organ system can be negatively impacted by obesity, resulting in multiple metabolic and mechanical complications including type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, heart disease, obstructive sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, and a number of different cancers. Unfortunately, the majority of physicians receive little to no education or training in obesity management. Although relatively new, the field of obesity medicine continues to experience tremendous growth as the understanding of this disease, the appreciation of its complexity, and the treatments offered all rapidly improve. Physicians with specialized training and knowledge in obesity medicine can best manage this disease and its comorbidities.

Our obesity medicine fellowship provides this focused education and well prepares you for a career in weight management. The Wake Forest Weight Management Center is one of the few centers nationwide that combines distinguished medical, psychological, nutrition, and exercise experts- all housed in first class facilities, using highly innovative technology to provide exceptional care. Fellows will have the opportunity for knowledge and skill development in each of these disciplines. In addition, under guidance from the various members of our medical team, fellows will develop strong clinical skills and participate in research. Furthermore, fellows will gain experience with the surgical management of obesity and its complications. Additional opportunities include journal club, travel to national conferences, and review courses. Finally, the fellowship will adequately prepare trainees to sit for the American Board of Obesity Medicine exam.

Prerequisites:

  • Completed residency in ACGME accredited Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in completed specialty

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