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Bariatric Psychologist- Ph. D. - Cone Health Medical Weight Management Center

Job ID: 1751
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City: Greensboro

Date Posted: 2019-03-15 06:05:38 UTC
2018-07-25 06:10:27 UTC

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Healthy Weight and Wellness | Cone Health is seeking a PhD Bariatric Psychologist for their outpatient clinic in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Bariatric Psychologist will provide outpatient care for patients, ages 8 years old and up with a variety of psychological needs who struggle with obesity and the associated conditions as part of the interdisciplinary team. The ideal candidate will have additional training and experience in dealing with obesity specifically, and eating disorders in general. Experience in evaluating patients for bariatric surgery is useful, but the bulk of the position will be working one-on-one and in groups with patients requiring behavioral modification therapy in the NON-Surgical Medical Weight Loss clinic.

Our practice opened in December 2017 and the response has exceeded our projections. Currently have (1) Dr, (2) NPs, Bariatric Psychologist, Dietician, LPN and (2) CMAs and recruiting for another Physician and Psychologist. The obesity rate in NC is over 30% which ranks NC as having the 22nd highest obesity rate in the US according to reports. Cone Health for many years has been an advocate for health and wellness.

Cone Health offers a competitive salary package that includes medical insurance and a 403-Retirement Plan.

Minimum qualifications include: NC Psychology licensure, PhD or PsyD from an APA accredited clinical Psychology program, and APA accredited clinical internship.

Cone Health is a not-for-profit hospital system serving people in Guilford, Forsyth, Rockingham, Alamance, Randolph, Caswell and surrounding counties with (6) Hospitals, (3) Ambulatory Care Centers, (3) Outpatient Surgery Centers, (4) Urgent Care Centers, a Retirement Community, more than 125 physician practice sites and multiple Centers of Excellence.

Cone Health, established in 1953, serves our communities by providing a full range of health care services distinguished by superior patient care and outcomes. Cone Health has grown into one of North Carolina's most extensive, comprehensive, and trusted healthcare networks and offers the latest developments in medical care and a family-oriented culture of dedication, compassion, and excellence. As we expand to meet our community's evolving healthcare needs, we continue to honor the values of our founders who believed in accessible healthcare for all.

Greensboro is centrally located in North Carolina's picturesque heartland and was ranked as the 14th "Best Big City" in the US for physicians. Our growing community has more than 290,000 people with a referral base of greater than 530,000 people. Greensboro offers excellent schools along with numerous parks, multi-cultural and sporting events including the annual PGA Wyndham Championship and much more including a fabulous selection of over 150 attractions and more than 500 restaurants. For weekend getaways, Greensboro is an easy driving distance to the Blue Ridge Mountains as well as, the pristine beaches of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia and is proximate to (3) major airports.
If you are interested in practicing with one of the region's largest and most innovative healthcare organizations, please contact me. I look forward to hearing from you.
Donna Talbert
CONE HEALTH
Medical Group Development


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