Internal Medicine opening in Roanoke, Virginia. Obesity Medicine Opportunity - Roanoke, VA (300,000 Metro Area, Voted Best Place to Live) Carilion Clinic Department of Bariatric Medicine has a new growth opportunity for a full time Obesity Medicine physician to join its growing medical weight loss program in Roanoke, Virginia.
We are seeking an American Board of Obesity Medicine Board Certified Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician with clinical expertise in Bariatrics to join a growing and expanding Medical Weight Management Program at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, a 763-bed teaching/tertiary care center with Level 1 Trauma. This is an excellent opportunity for a strong clinical practice with supportive leadership committed to the continued growth and development of this new service line with a cohesive multi-disciplinary team to provide all the resources needed to effectively manage medical weight loss patients.
- American Board of Obesity Medicine Certification Preferred; successful ABOM certification required within 1 year of employment
- ABMS/AOA-BC/BE in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
- Eligibility for unrestricted VA licensure and DEA
- Prior outpatient experience
- Prior experience with obesity management and weight loss treatment preferred.
- Ability to manage complex medical patients with a high degree of medical co-morbidity
- Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team including Bariatric Surgery, Dietitians, Exercise Physiologists, and Psychologists
- Highly motivated to promote the health of the patients and community
Carilion Clinic is a tax-exempt health system headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia serving nearly one million people in Virginia and West Virginia through our comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices and complementary services. Led by multi-specialty physician teams with a shared philosophy that puts the patient first, Carilion partnered with Virginia Tech in 2007 to create the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute, and is committed to improving outcomes for every patient while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research. Carilion is a multi-specialty healthcare organization with more than 780 physicians in over 75 specialties and 25 ACGME programs and operates 7 community hospitals and more than 280 practice sites. Carilion Clinic advances care through medical education and research, helps our community stay healthy, and inspires the region to grow stronger.
The Roanoke Valley is a metro area of 300,000 and has consistently been rated among the best places to live in the nation and features exceptional schools, low cost of living, inexpensive real estate, and abundant outdoor activities in an exceptional setting along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, Smith Mountain Lake, and surrounding areas. Located at the southern tip of Virginia s Shenandoah Valley, easy interstate access allows for a few hours driving distance to the Atlantic Ocean beaches and major metropolitan areas. Nationally and internationally recognized colleges and universities are within a two-hour drive. The area offers a four-season playground for mountain and lake recreation, as well as a rich array of arts, humanities, and cultural experiences. Access to major air-travel hubs is remarkably easy through the Roanoke Blacksburg Airport. The region has been coined "the best kept secret in the east".
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