St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals is seeking a full-time Medical Bariatrician to join a busy multidisciplinary, MBSAQIP Comprehensive Center and Non-surgical Weight Management Program. We are expanding our program to include satellite offices at our Monroe and Warren campuses in PA and NJ. We plan to include a Medical Weight Management (Non-surgical) Program as well as pre and post-bariatric surgery visits.
This position represents an exciting opportunity for the right physician to work with our current obesity medicine specialist and multi-disciplinary team in the development of satellite programs, and to champion the outreach and education efforts focused on the medical prevention and treatment of obesity. We currently have one employed medical bariatrician and a strong support team that consists of registered dieticians, social workers, and registered nurses.
In joining St. Luke’s University Health Network you’ll enjoy:
- Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
- A culture in which innovation is highly valued
- Work/life balance and flexibility
- Exceptional compensation package, starting bonus, and relocation reimbursement
- Rich benefits package, including malpractice, health and dental insurance, and generous CME allowance
- Generous loan forgiveness program – up to $100,000
- Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities
Qualifications: The ideal candidate should be Board Certified in Obesity Medicine or should be Board Certified in IM or FP with anticipation of becoming Board Certified in Obesity Medicine.
St. Luke’s Monroe Campus, Bartonsville, PA
St. Luke’s Monroe Campus is the first new acute-care, non-replacement hospital Monroe County has seen in 100 years. Located just off Route 611, St. Luke’s Monroe Campus is a 180,000 square foot hospital with four stories, private patient rooms including beds for critical care patients, a large and efficient emergency room, helipad, state-of-the-art operating rooms, a cardiac catheterization lab and the most modern diagnostic technology.
In addition to extremely supportive administration and high level of morale among medical staff, there are significant advantages to the locale. The office and hospital are located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains, one of the most popular areas for outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking and white water rafting. You can live in the heart of the Pocono Mountains or easily do a short commute from the Lehigh Valley. In addition, there is easy access to New York and Philadelphia for day trips or weekend getaways.
St. Luke’s Warren Campus, Phillipsburg, New Jersey
St. Luke’s Warren Campus is a 91 bed hospital that comprises specialty centers including hyperbaric oxygen, complete vascular center, catheterization lab, ambulatory surgery, and radiology including silent MRI and 3-D mammography. Located on the Delaware River, in a beautiful setting of rolling hills, woodlands, and flowing waters, Phillipsburg, New Jersey offers the best of all worlds. Here, you can escape from crowded, impersonal developments, and find the joys of living in a close-knit community of families and friends, as you enjoy all the advantages of urban living as well as rural atmosphere - from a quaint downtown waterfront shopping district, to a choice of nearby airports.
Just 30 minutes from the Pocono Mountains, and midway between Philadelphia and New York City, Phillipsburg is an historic town with an exciting future. It's a place where the beauty, culture, tourism and recreational activities are enhanced with a growing base of small and mid-size businesses.
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