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Obesity Medicine - Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Tacoma, WA)

At MultiCare Health System, we recognize advanced practice providers as an integral part of our medical community. You’ll find everything you need to excel in your job including outstanding facilities, comprehensive resources and talented teammates in partnering for healing and a healthy future. MultiCare is a recognized leader in the use of advanced technology and Epic, our Electronic Health Record (EHR), keeps our staff better connected throughout the healthcare system.

MultiCare Center for Weight Loss & Wellness

  • Nationally accredited as a Comprehensive Center, under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®)
  • Effective, evidence-based weight loss and wellness programs and procedures in a compassionate and supportive environment
  • Surgical and non-surgical weight loss options
  • Medical supervision through all stages of patient care
  • Dedicated, one-on-one support from our expert staff
  • Weight-loss plans tailored to fit patient-specific needs and health goals using a lifestyle approach

The Opportunity:

  • Full-time advanced practice provider to join our expanding Medical Weight Loss program
  • Collaborate with two established Obesity Medicine physicians, five dietitians, two therapists and exercise specialists
  • Regular work schedule is Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm; no evenings, weekends or after hours call responsibility
  • Serve patients in our Puyallup, Sumner and Tacoma clinics
  • Relatively autonomous practice while practicing from satellite clinics with physician mentors readily accessible
  • Be a part of an evolving specialty where your input is valued and considered during program development and innovation
  • Build a practice in an up-and-coming field where you significantly impact patient quality of life while working with a team to address all aspects of the ‘dilemma’ of obesity
  • Competitive salary, full array of benefits and the beauty of Pacific Northwest living

Experience Profile:

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine prior to, or within two years of, employment at MultiCare Center for Weight Loss & Wellness
  • Graduate from a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program
  • Licensed in the state of WA as a PA or ARNP by the time of employment
  • Board certified by the time of employment
  • DEA, NPI & prescriptive authority
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification by the American Heart Association

About Us:
MultiCare Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization committed to our mission of “partnering for healing and a healthy future”. Our 18,000 team members (employees, providers and volunteers) are united by MultiCare’s values of respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence, collaboration and kindness.

Our roots date back more than a century to the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital. Since then, we’ve grown to become Washington State’s largest community-based, locally governed health care system with numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Immediate Clinic, MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care, Pulse Heart Institute and MultiCare Rockwood Clinic. Our system of care also includes eight hospitals:

  • Allenmore Hospital (Tacoma)
  • Auburn Medical Center (Auburn)
  • Covington Medical Center (Covington)
  • Deaconess Hospital (Spokane)
  • Good Samaritan Hospital (Puyallup)
  • Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital (Tacoma)
  • Tacoma General Hospital (Tacoma)
  • Valley Hospital (Spokane)

MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.

Apply:
Please visit our website to apply for position #61664 online at jobs.multicare.org

Questions:
Contact Amber Bishop at 253.403.7739 or amber.bishop@multicare.org

MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or age.

Bariatric Medicine Opportunity (Charlotte, NC)

Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC seeks a Bariatrician to join the Carolinas Weight Management program, one of the few programs designated as a MBSAQIP Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the American College of Surgeons.

  • Candidate must be BC in FM or IM
  • Expertise in the field of bariatric medicine
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine required
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Carolinas Weight Management, created in 2007, was the first in the region to combine medical and surgical weight loss programs within the same center, thus providing the most comprehensive and advanced medical weight loss options to patients.

Carolinas Weight Management and Wellness Center includes board certified and fellowship trained surgeons who specialize in minimally invasive bariatric surgery, medical physician bariatricians, Advanced Care Practitioners, registered dietitians, exercise specialists, insurance specialists as well as nurses and clinical assistants.

To learn more or to submit a CV for consideration please contact Jayna Wojciak, Physician Recruiter at Jayna.Wojciak@atriumhealth.org, or 704-631-1181.

Obesity Medicine Physician - Northwell Health (Manhasset, NY)

The Section of Obesity Medicine at Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell invites applications for a full time faculty position at the level of Assistant professor in the Department of Medicine. We are seeking an Obesity Medicine specialist to join the Center for Weight Management. The Center for Weight Management offers a comprehensive approach to obesity treatment and includes physicians, registered dietitians, mental health professions and clinical assistants.

Primary responsibilities will include clinical consultation and medical management of overweight and obese patients, including a small subset of pre/post bariatric surgery patients. The candidate will participate in the teaching of medical residents and fellows rotating through the Obesity Medicine Clinic. The candidate should possess good leadership and communication skills and have experience in training residents. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate on clinical research projects if interested.

Board certification in Internal Medicine and board certification or fellowship training in Obesity Medicine is required. The candidate must be eligible for New York State Medical License. Northwell Health offers a competitive compensation package with exceptional benefits, commensurate with experience and accomplishments.

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

Interested candidates should forward curriculum vitae, cover letter, and the names of three professional references to:

Sr. Physician Recruiter
Romaine Walton
Rwalton@northwell.edu

Obesity Medicine Specialist (St. Thomas, Virgin Islands)

Synergy Fitness and Wellness Center is an integrated medical-fitness center located on the beautiful island of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Our team consists of a dietitian, physical therapists, mental health counselor, personal trainer and a massage therapist. We are seeking an Obesity Medicine Specialist to join our practice and to start the Obesity Management Program. The physician must be board certified in Obesity Management and eligible for licensure in the Virgin Islands. The applicant must be willing to work a wide-variety of clientele and adaptable to the challenges of island-life. Please see our website at www.synergyvi.com if you are interested in more information about our clinic. Applicants should send a cover letter of interest, resume and 3 references to bbarr@synergyvi.com. This is an independent contractor position with great potential.

Fellowship in Clinical Obesity Medicine and Metabolism (Houston, TX)

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Fellowships Beginning in 2019

Carolyn J. and Robert J. Allison Jr. Family Foundation
Fellowship in Clinical Obesity Medicine and Metabolism
UT Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance

UTHealth Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance invites applications for our comprehensive Clinical Fellowship in Obesity Medicine. This one-year fellowship, the fifth in the nation, is designed for current residents or recent graduates of internal medicine, family medicine, or endocrinology training programs who wish to obtain rigorous, comprehensive subspecialty training in the area of Obesity Medicine. We are currently recruiting fellows seeking to begin the fellowship program on August 1, 2019. The deadline is October 1, 2018 for 2019 applicants.

This fellowship has been designed to provide trainees with expertise and clinical experience in the emerging field of Obesity Medicine, with a primary focus on the evaluation and management of patients with obesity. Fellows will learn how to treat obesity through intensive lifestyle intervention, nutritional, behavioral, pharmacological and surgical means, as well as how to address the comorbidities of this disorder most effectively. Trainees who complete this fellowship program will be prepared to pursue clinical and/or academic careers focused in obesity medicine and to become leaders in this emerging discipline.

Fellowship training in Obesity Medicine will occur over 1 year. Trainees will spend the majority of time in the adult clinical environment training obesity and its comorbidities. Didactic education includes the physiology and pathophysiology of body weight regulation and fundamental knowledge of current treatment and research in the field of Obesity medicine. On completion of fellowship, a fellow will be able to assess a patient with obesity or other metabolic disorders and to determine/facilitate an appropriate treatment plan. Trainees will understand and utilize standard and innovative approaches to the treatment of obesity, including body composition and metabolic measurement, novel combination therapies, surgical and medical integration of care, and outcomes related research and/or new and emerging treatment trials. They will be able to complete a full evaluation for patients with indications for obesity treatment both medically, surgically, and the med/surg combination and provide comprehensive care that leads to disease improvement.

Fellows will also develop the skills to be a competent educators in Obesity Medicine for medical students, residents, and endocrinology fellows rotating in the center. Outcomes and standard of care research can be completed under the guidance of a member of the program faculty and collaborating departments.

This fellowship is available to physicians who will have completed an accredited residency program in internal medicine, family medicine, or endocrinology. Other backgrounds considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must have completed a United States or Canadian residency program.

To apply to the Clinical Obesity Medicine fellowship, please forward a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:
Deborah Bade Horn, DO, MPH, MFOMA
Program Director, Allison Family Foundation Fellowship in Obesity Medicine and Metabolism
Medical Director, UT Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance
Houston, Texas
c/o Rena.Hardage@uth.tmc.edu
For further information or application materials, please contact Rena Leslie at Rena.Hardage@uth.tmc.edu.


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