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St. John Providence is actively seeking a full-time bariatric physician to join our comprehensive Bariatric Program with locations in Madison Heights and Novi.

The Bariatrician will work in collaboration with three board certified Bariatric Surgeons and provide medical weight management of non-surgical and post-surgical patients. The program offers a team approach to treating severe obesity and includes dietitians, a clinical psychologist, mid-level providers and nurses who work with each patient before, during, and after the surgery to ensure patients receive the best care possible. This highly visible position reports directly to the Ascension Medical Group Presidents. There is a Practice Director who provides day-to-day administrative oversight for the program, as well.

During the initial building phase of the program, the role consists of 10% administrative and 90% clinical time.
Outpatient visits include non-surgical weight loss support, long-term follow up of surgical patients and weight loss support.
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Qualifications:
MD/DO
Board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
Diplomate with the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM)
Three years of clinical experience including physician leadership responsibility
Proven track record of building relationships and growing existing programs
Demonstrated excellence in patient care, passion for teaching, teamwork, medical administration and leadership
Candidate must have a strong interest and passion in weight loss management.
St. John Health is the largest provider of inpatient care in Southeastern Michigan and one of the largest employers in metro Detroit. St. John Health provides comprehensive prevention, primary care and advanced treatment programs with more than 125 medical centers, seven hospitals spanning five counties and over 3,000 physicians.

The system is affiliated with Wayne State University School of Medicine, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Oakland Universitys Meadowbrook Health Enhancement Institute.

St. John is also part of Ascension Health the nation's largest Catholic and largest nonprofit health system, serving patients through a network of hospitals and related health facilities providing acute care services, long-term care, community health services, psychiatric, rehabilitation and residential care.

For more information about our health system, please visit us at www.stjohn.org or www.ascensionhealth.org.