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NPs/PAs: Be Part of the Leading Low-carb Medical Team

HEALcare, the nation’s leading low-carb medical team, is looking for highly-motivated medical professionals in Virginia, New Jersey, North Carolina, Kansas and Florida with the following qualifications:

  • Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants with work experience in primary care, family medicine, internal medicine or related medical specialties
  • Personal experience with a low-carb lifestyle
  • Passionate about putting pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes and obesity into remission without medications

If you meet these qualifications, we’d like to hear from you.

You’ll be trained by and work alongside world-renowned, low-carb experts Dr. Eric Westman and Nurse Jacqueline Eberstein.

Please visit healclinics.com/hiring for more information and to contact us.

Faculty Position in Obesity Medicine, Department of Nutrition Services, University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Department of Nutrition Sciences chaired by W. Timothy Garvey, MD, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is recruiting an obesity medicine physician to fill an academic faculty position. The candidate will have responsibilities in clinical care, research, and education related to obesity, metabolic diseases, and nutrition. The position is full-time and tenure-earning at any professorial rank commensurate with the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and experience.

The candidate will lead current programs and new initiatives involving the innovative care of patients with obesity and metabolic diseases. Patient care responsibilities include serving as an attending physician at UAB Weight Loss Medicine, a multi-disciplinary clinic for patients with obesity. If experience warrants, the candidate will be eligible for appointment as co-medical director of the clinic. In addition, provision of inpatient nutrition support consultation at the nearby Birmingham VA Medical Center is preferred but not required. Ample time will be available for research, and the candidate will have educational and mentoring opportunities involving medical and graduate students, residents, fellows, and dietitians. In addition, the applicant will provide several lectures in the medical school curriculum pertaining to obesity, nutrition, and chronic disease.

The candidate will be expected to participate in research either by providing clinical collaboration and support for research protocols or by conducting original research as a principal investigator. The Department of Nutrition Sciences is one of the top-funded nutrition programs in the U.S. and hosts two NIH-funded centers on metabolic disease: the UAB Diabetes Research Center and the UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center. It is also heavily involved in the NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Department has 26 full-time faculty members and more than 100 staff, students, postdoctoral fellows, and dietitians involved in basic, animal, physiologic, clinical, and community-based research, patient care, and teaching. UAB is a flourishing urban university and medical center with annual research funding exceeding $528 million.

The successful candidate should have a MD and be board certified in Internal Medicine with experience in obesity medicine. Subspecialty training in Endocrinology & Metabolism and/or as a physician nutrition specialist and a track record of academic excellence, mentoring, and research are desirable. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A pre-employment background investigation will be performed on candidates selected for employment. Interested candidates should apply at http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/2878.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Obesity Medicine Specialist (Akron, Ohio)

Obesity Medicine Specialist – Summa Health – Akron, Ohio

Summa Health is seeking an experienced board certified Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician with a strong interest in obesity management to join our employed physician group, Summa Health Medical Group.

The selected candidate will become a member of Summa Health Medical Group, a multi-specialty group practice of 350+ physicians employed by the Summa Health System.

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.

Candidate Requirements

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
  • Willingness to 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

Opportunity Highlights

  • Employed position with comprehensive benefit package
  • Competitive compensation with salary guarantee
  • Join a rapidly growing program that began in 2004; currently 1 provider working to capacity
  • Monday-Friday 7:00a-4:30p schedule allowing for excellent work/life balance
  • Treat patients in both our surgical and non-surgical weight management programs
  • No call or hospital component
  • Opportunity to work with medical students and residents
  • Ability to work in different offices/communities
  • Experienced and efficient support staff including surgeons, dieticians, psychologist, nurse practitioner, RN, and 25 additional team members
  • Epic System’s EMR

Community Information
Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is a vital heartland city at the center of multiple major transportation routes and only 40 minutes from Cleveland. Akron is surrounded by lush greenery and adjacent to Cuyahoga Valley National Park. In 2015, Forbes Magazine named Akron, Ohio as one of America’s 20 most affordable cities. The downtown hosts a vibrant arts scene and world class shopping. Northeast Ohio offers many quality primary and secondary education options.

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

For more information or to apply for this position, contact Justin Harrod, MPA, at harrodj@summahealth.org.

Bariatrician (Tampa, FL)

Exciting opportunity for a bariatrician in sunny Tampa, FL!

The Tampa General Hospital/University of South Florida Bariatric Center is recruiting an additional Bariatrician/Obesity Medicine Specialist.

The 6,000 square foot Center is dedicated to the care of patients with obesity and houses an interdisciplinary team including two bariatric surgeons, one bariatrician, two surgical fellows, advanced practice providers, dietitians, psychologists, exercise physiologists and support staff.

The Bariatric Center is a dynamic, patient-centered environment with multiple opportunities for professional growth and career development. This leading Bariatric Center is accredited by the ACS-MBSAQIP as a comprehensive center with adolescent qualifications. The bariatric surgery program was established in 1998 and has a cohort of 5,000 bariatric surgery patients.

This position is focused on direct patient care in an outpatient setting including pre- and post-operative care of the bariatric surgical patient. Other duties include participating in a medical weight loss program, managing complex nutritional patients, and implementing quality improvement projects. The physician will have the opportunity to develop a scholarly concentration in clinical trials and assist in establishing a bariatric medicine fellowship.

The candidate should be BE/BC in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine. Endocrinology, prior experience in Bariatrics and certification in Obesity Medicine are desirable.

Please send a CV, cover letter and salary requirements to: Amy M. Carrasco, HR Manager/TGMG at acarrasco@tgh.org or P.O. Box 1289, Tampa FL, 33601-1289.

Obesity Medicine Physician (Greensboro, NC)

This listing is for a full-time board-certified obesity medicine physician (36-40 hrs/wk) located in Greensboro, NC, with Novant Health. This is a multi-disciplinary team that consists of 2 board-certified obesity medicine physicians, 3 APCs, 4 registered dieticians, 3 behavioral health specialists and one athletic trainer. We work in conjunction with two of our bariatric surgeons doing both medical weight loss and care of the pre and post op bariatric surgery patient. We also see children for childhood obesity.

If interested, email your CV to Karen Bowen, DO.

Obesity Medicine and Primary Care (Denver, CO)

Looking for a primary care provider with interest in obesity medicine to join our small but growing practice.

We have a small, two-provider office in Denver, Colorado. We each see about 10 people a day and take almost all insurances. Our model of care has worked great and we are ready to add someone else to the team. We LOVE what we do, make our own schedules, and offer tele-visits for flexibility. I split my time between obesity medicine and primary care. We would be happy to have someone who wants to do primary care only, or is interested in obesity or functional medicine or any other niche. If you have ever wanted to have your own practice but were afraid to take the leap, this would be a great fit as most of the groundwork has been done with room to develop your own practice and patient panel. If you are intrigued please send an email to doctorfrancavilla@gmail.com to discuss how this opportunity may work for you!

BE/BC Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Bariatrician (Indianapolis, IN)

Job Location
This physician will join an employed group of over 600 physicians in Indianapolis, IN.

Highlights
Community Physician Network is seeking a BE/BC Family Medicine or Internal Medicine trained Bariatrician to practice in Central Indiana, at Community Hospital North. Ideal candidates will have a passion for managing a busy medical weight loss program and a willingness to provide support throughout the entire process.

  • Accredited Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®
  • Focus on medical bariatrics
  • No call
  • Non-surgical
  • Established referral system
  • Interest in practice and program building
  • Looking for a well-trained, team-oriented physician with consistent training
  • Employed position with competitive salary
  • Paid malpractice, full benefits, vacation and CME time

Licensure and Certifications
Board certified/board eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine trained Bariatrician.

About Us
Ranked among the nation’s most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is guided by a simple mission: “Deeply committed to the communities we serve, we enhance health and well-being.” We fulfill this mission by making exceptional health care easy to access, as well as by involving ourselves deeply in the well-being and quality of life of the communities that gave birth to our network nearly six decades ago. Our organization’s values are represented by the acronym PRIIDE: Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovations, Dedication, and Excellence. These values drive the work we do every day and the attitude we bring to every task.

Site Description
With an appealing blend of big-city amenities, cosmopolitan-style, small-town affordability, and communities that boast top-notch school systems, the Indianapolis area is consistently ranked nationally among the best places to live. Indiana is also consistently ranked one of the top 5 physician-friendly states.

For more information, contact:
Caitlin Gallagher, Senior Network Physician Recruiter
Phone: 317-621-7347 | Email: CGallagher2@ecommunity.com


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