Obesity Medicine Physician - per diem

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 167256-1A
Date Posted: Apr 15, 2021
Category: Physician

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Obesity Medicine Physician

Lifestyle Health – Weight Loss and Wellness

Lahey Hospital Medical Center

 

Lifestyle Health – Weight Loss and Wellness Center at LHMC is accepting applications for Obesity Medicine physician. Successful candidates should be board-certified or board eligible in IM/FM and Obesity Medicine with added qualifications in weight loss pharmacotherapy and qualified in the evaluation and medical management of patients with obesity and obesity related co-morbidities.

 

Lahey Hospital Medical Center is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a new health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

 

Lifestyle Health – Weight Loss and Wellness Center is an integrated department that supports the spectrum of needs for patients seeking help with obesity and weight management. The Center provides individualized, multidisciplinary consultation and innovative obesity treatment, including state-of-the-art medical and surgical programs. Patients have access to specialists in obesity medicine, bariatric surgery, psychology, and nutrition at our clinic in Burlington, MA and the world via our telemedicine program. Each one of our patients is a unique individual, so we create personalized treatment plans for each one. We combine advanced technology, research and medical education to provide the best care possible.

 

Successful candidates should be board-certified or board eligible in Obesity Medicine with added qualifications in weight loss pharmacotherapy and a strong interest in teaching and/or clinical/translational research. We offer highly competitive compensation and an exceptional array of benefits

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BC/BE in Internal Medicine, and Internal Medicine sub-specialty, or Family Medicine.
  • Expertise in the field of obesity medicine. This field of medicine requires competency in the genetic, biologic, environmental, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity and a thorough understanding of the treatment of obesity.
  • Competence with all non-surgical therapeutic interventions including diet, physical activity, behavioral change, and pharmacotherapy, and in providing peri- and post-surgical care of metabolic and bariatric surgery patients

 

EEO Statement

Lahey Hospital Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative action employeer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

Work Location:

Lifestyle Health – Weight Loss and Wellness

85 Middlesex Turnpike, Suite 3110

Burlington, MA 01803

Monday - Friday

Schedule:

Per Diem

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Applicants should  email his/her curriculum vitae and cover letter to:

Matthew Hubbell – Physician Recruiter  ( [email protected] )