Medical Weight Management Opportunity

Employer
Southcoast Health
Location
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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Specialty
Surgery
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Medical Weight Management Opportunity Southeastern Massachusetts less than 30 minutes from Providence, Rhode Island and less than 1-hour from Boston, Massachusetts

Southcoast Health is focused on bringing together high-quality Physicians to deliver exceptional care and services. We are the region s largest integrated network of Physicians and Advanced Practice Practitioners.

We are focused on recruiting an American Board of Obesity Medicine certified IM, IM/Peds, or FM trained physician for a thriving Medical Weight Management program within an established Bariatric Surgery department to treat patients with BMI over 27.

Position Highlights:

  • Exceptional opportunity to join a group of 2 Physicians & 2 Advanced Practice Practitioners
  • Completion of US Residency & Fellowship
  • Board certified or board eligible in Obesity Medicine / IM/ IM-Peds or FM required
  • Must be comfortable with prescribing anti-obesity medication
  • Must be familiar with therapeutic carbohydrate reduced nutrition plans
  • Must be able to work with NP/PA to develop individualized, comprehensive weight management plans
  • Must be comfortable with referring appropriate patients to a Bariatric surgeon
  • Malpractice coverage of $2M / $6M
  • Excellent work life balance with supportive colleagues and administration
  • Competitive Salary with Productivity Based Incentives
    • Employment model with no buy-in or overhead
    • Sign-on Bonus Program and Relocation assistance
    • Excellent benefit package including
    • 41 days paid-time-off including vacation and CME
    • 6% match on retirement after 2 years

Community Highlights:

  • Situated less than 30 minutes southeast of Providence, RI, 60 minutes south of Boston, 30 minutes west of Cape Cod with convenient access to major highways
  • Four-season coastal living with boating - sail and power and a whole host of other water sports with opportunity to live on the water
  • Multi-cultural communities with great family-oriented neighborhoods
  • Excellent private and public schools

About Southcoast Health

Southcoast Health is a physician-led not for profit Health system. It is one of the largest and fastest growing health systems in New England. Since its inception in 1996, Southcoast has become a sought-after destination for health care professionals. As a thriving part of the New England medical community, Southcoast Health offers practice excellence in an environment you want to call home.

For more information contact Holly Lestage, Manager Provider Recruitment @ 508-525-3585 or lestageh@southcoast.org

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