Obesity/Bariatric Medicine Physician Opportunity in Rhinebeck, New York (90 minutes from New Yor...

Nuvance Health New York
Rhinebeck, New York
Closing date
Dec 15, 2022

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Nuvance Health is seeking a full-time, employed physician with training and/or experience in Obesity/Bariatric Medicine at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, New York, located just 90 minutes outside of New York City. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing Metabolic and Medical Weight Management Program across our larger 7 hospital system that includes physicians, advanced practitioners, registered dietitians, behavioral health specialists, and other clinical providers as appropriate. In addition to our full-time opportunity, part-time and per diem coverage options will also be considered, including telemedicine. Generous sign on and retentions bonuses are available.

The ideal candidate will board certified/eligible in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, and/or Obesity Medicine, or another related specialty and have experience/ expertise in the field of obesity medicine. Board certification/eligibility in Obesity Medicine preferred. This includes competency in the genetic, biologic environmental, social and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity and a thorough understanding of the treatment of obesity and related metabolic conditions. The program includes management of obesity as a chronic disease with a focus on health and wellness. There is opportunity to work with cross-functional teams to establish obesity-related research and teaching functions for Nuvance Health. New or recent graduates of a bariatric medicine and clinical nutrition fellowship training program are welcome to apply.

We offer a highly competitive compensation package, including base salary plus incentives and allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses as well as relocation and a comprehensive benefits package, including generous 401k match.

The office is located on the campus of Northern Dutchess Hospital in a new expanded space. Northern Dutchess hospital is a 68-bed acute care not-for-profit community hospital with excellent medical staff and 24/7 hospitalist coverage. The hospital has recently renovated operating rooms, a brand new, top-rated emergency department, and fully modernized patient care areas. Northern Dutchess enjoys both the collegiality of a community hospital as well as the benefits of being part of a larger hospital system.

The beauty of the Hudson Valley is unsurpassed. From hiking, biking, and boating to caf s, local farmers markets, and art galleries, there are endless ways to spend your leisure time. Excellent housing and outstanding schools can be found throughout the area, with easy access to New York City. The Mid-Hudson Valley is also home to many fine colleges and universities, including Vassar College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, and Bard College, with ongoing cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. Our vibrant cities and picturesque villages interweave culture, history and recreation in one of the country s most livable locations.

Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations.

We are a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.

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