BARIATRIC SURGERY PHYSICIAN

Employer
Essentia Health
Location
Duluth, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 03, 2021
Closes
Sep 03, 2022
Ref
2112154
Specialty
Surgery
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

PRACTICE SPECIFICS

  • Will join an established, highly regarded Bariatric Surgery practice for both outpatient and inpatient/OR settings
  • The practice is committed to providing comprehensive bariatric care, coordinating care with behavioral health, nutritional care, medical weight management, and gastroenterology
  • We are proud to be the region’s only MBSAQIP accredited Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center
  • Department consists of 7 general surgeons, including fellowship-trained minimally invasive, hepatobiliary, colorectal, and endocrine surgeons.  Each surgeon has a dedicated NP/PA to help support their practice. 
  • Busy, established practice includes general, robotic, endocrine, colorectal, bariatric, advanced laparoscopic, endoscopy, colonoscopy.  Large mix of cases
  • Regional referral center.  ACS Cancer Center.  Research.
  • Surgeries/Admissions: 
  • St. Mary’s Medical Center – a 330-bed tertiary hospital, consistently ranked among America’s Top 100 Hospitals
  • Miller-Dwan Medical Center – a 175-bed Specialized Care Facility
  • St. Mary’s Hospital Superior-25 beds, Critical Access Hospital
  • Call is shared equally among surgeons in the group.  Hospital has separate teams to cover Acute Care Surgery, trauma, and vascular.  
  • Accredited Trauma Program/ Level I Trauma Center with ACS/Trauma/Critical Care surgeons dedicated to the program.
  • This group trains PGY-2, 4, & 5 Surgical Residents from the University of Minnesota.  It is also a key training site for medical students and PA students.  All surgeons in this group participate in training. 

POSITION DESRIPTION

  • FTE is flexible (0.6-1.0) and needed due to growth
  • The selected candidate will work with both the General and Bariatric Surgery teams, with a majority of bariatric surgery cases/procedures and some general surgery cases/procedures

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • BC/BE in General Surgery
  • Fellowship in Bariatric and MIS or specialized training in Bariatric Surgery
  • Experience in a surgical setting, preferably with surgical office experience and bariatrics
  • Candidates should be comfortable with the full spectrum of laparoscopic bariatric surgery procedures (including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and revisions)
  • Candidates should possess excellent clinical skills, communication skills, and a strong commitment to providing excellent care that is team oriented

LOCATION

  • 150 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area
  • Regional service area 460,000; City of Duluth population:  86,000

Search/Apply online at www.essentiahealth.org, or contact:

Carri Prudhomme, Physician Recruiter

 800-342-1388/218-786-3908

Email: Carri.Prudhomme@Essentiahealth.org

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

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