Location: Tampa, FL - Specialty: Bariatrics, Adult Weight Management
AdventHealth Tampa is currently seeking a Bariatrician/Obesity Medicine Specialist for our Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. This would be an employed opportunity with AHMG, which has over 400 physicians and APP's in the West Florida Division, Advent Health's fastest growing division in the system. AdventHealth has 50 hospitals in 10 states and 30 hospitals are in sunny Florida. The West Florida Division has 11 hospitals. The position is located at AdventHealth Tampa which has 536 beds and is the tertiary center. A brand new Taneja Center for Surgery just opened in October with 18 OR's and 98 additional patient beds were added.
The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute is seeking a physician that can work at least three days a week to start and build to full-time as part of expanding inter-disciplinary bariatric services in the future. This position will join a team of 3 bariatric surgeons, 2 surgical fellows, 4 mid-level providers, certified bariatric nurses, dietitians, psychologists, and support staff.
Duties include developing and supervising a medical weight loss program, managing complex nutritional patients and implementation of best practices in weight management. Additional duties include pre-operative and post-operative care of bariatric surgical patients in an outpatient setting. The physician will have the opportunity to develop a scholarly concentration in clinical trials and establish a Bariatric Medicine fellowship. The candidate should be BE/BC in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine. Prior experience in Bariatrics and or certification in Obesity Medicine is required. Specialization in endocrinology medicine is desirable.
A competitive salary income guarantee, RVU productivity incentives, healthcare benefits (medical, dental, vision, retirement, vacation/CME, relocation) package is offered.