Bariatric Psychologist

Employer/Recruiter: 
Job Ref: 
15756
Specialty: 
Psychiatry
Profession: 
Physician
Facility: 
Providence Portland Medical Center
State: 
Oregon (OR)
City: 
Portland
Zip/Postal Code: 
97240
Country: 
United States
Practice Type: 
Hospital Employed/Based
Employment Type: 
Per Diem
Seeking a per-diem Psychologist to join the Providence Medical Group Center for Weight Management, which is the only center in Oregon to receive accreditation in Bariatric Surgery and Obesity Medicine from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Accreditation Quality Improvement Program. With a busy practice at Providence Portland Medical Center, this team is expanding services to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. Work as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes registered dietitians, surgeons, nurse practitioners, and other clinical support staff. This is a great opportunity for a new or established psychologist to learn from the current BHP, and then assist the West clinic as volumes increases. In this role, you will be responsible for conducting pre-surgical evaluations and providing individual and group support for patients considering weight-loss surgery. Other duties include working with patients in a non-surgical, medical weight management program, conducting HMR and fresh food evaluations, supporting healthy lifestyle changes and running support groups.
  • Per-diem (0.0 FTE) position with some consistent days preferred. Shifts to be determined by candidate's availability Monday - Friday.
  • Experience with bariatric, eating disorder, or weight loss programs preferred
  • Now offering sign-on bonus, value-based incentives and relocation assistance
  • Full-time (1.0 FTE) position also available, with four-10's scheduled preferred. Contact Recruiter for more information.

Where You'll Work

Providence Portland Medical Center is recognized for excellence in patient care and research in cancer, heart, orthopedics, women's health and rehabilitation services. The facility has 483 beds and numerous award-winning programs and services, including one of the best internal medicine residency programs in the nation. Providence Portland is home to a cancer center that is unmatched on the West Coast in terms of the breadth of services and technologies available under one roof.

Where You'll Live

Portland is rich in character and culture, with strong neighborhood identities and community bonds that defy its population of 2.3 million. Home of the Portland Trail Blazers, "Rip City" is ranked No. 8 in the Best Places to Live by U.S. News & World Report, based on its high quality of life and thriving job market. A foodie mecca, Portland is ideally situated between waterfalls, beaches, Mt. Hood skiing and hiking trails, forests and the Columbia River Gorge.

Who You'll Work For

Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission - to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 15756

Facility Name: Providence Portland Medical Center

Location Name: Portland

Brand Name: Providence

Provider Profession: Physician/Surgeon

Medical Specialty: Psychology

Job Setting: Hospital, Medical Clinic

Type of Role: Clinical

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: (503) 203-0803

Schedule: Per Diem

CP: Yes

CB: Yes

NP:

PA:

HC: No

IS: Yes

YM: Yes

J1: No

H1B: No

Let's get in touch

If you have questions about this specific job or others, I'm all ears. Send me a note and we'll be one step closer to the right opportunity.

Betty Menkhaus

Provider Recruiter

(503) 203-0803

[email protected]

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Phone: 
(503) 203-0803
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