Job ID: 290126426  |  Last Updated: 1/30/2023

Bariatric Surgical APP Opportunity in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Job Description

Premier bariatric surgery practice is seeking an experienced physician assistant or nurse practitioner to join their practice serving the hospital at Portsmouth Regional Hospital in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Qualified Candidates:

A minimum of 1 year NP/PA surgical experience
Endocrine background preferred
Board Certification Required
Prior experience caring for surgical patients in an inpatient or outpatient setting preferred, but not equired.
New Hampshire licensure or ability to obtain
The incoming APP will need to manage a fast paced, busy clinical environment while working with patients with acute, chronic and complex disease processes.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of nursing, physicians and administration

About the Position:

Office based, working w/a team to counsel, instruct and educate patients as they prepare for bariatric surgery
Duties include, obtaining medical histories, consult physician examinations, determine readiness for surgery
Prescribe/recommend and manage weight loss medications, manage diabetic patients
Participate in monthly bariatric committee meetings
Provides care coordination with ancillary services

Incentive/Benefits Package:

Competitive salary
Comprehensive benefits package including paid malpractice
CME and dues allowance
Weekday only coverage, no call required.

About Portsmouth Regional Hospital:

220-bed acute care facility with a Level II trauma center
24/7 full-service ER with 2 freestanding ERs
24/7 dedicated inpatient hospitalist and intensivist programs
30-bed inpatient psychiatric unit, including 16 involuntary beds
Home to PRH Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Psychiatry Residency Programs. Academic affiliation is with Tufts University School of Medicine.

Portsmouth, NH, a seacoast city, sits near the mouth of the Piscataqua River, which divides the states of New Hampshire and Maine. It is at the core of a metropolitan region that includes several small cities and towns. The nations third oldest city, Portsmouth is rich in history and abundant with cultural activities. Offering small-town charm blended with easy access to a host of outdoor activities and major cities. The area includes top-notch educational institutions-both public and private, along with no sales tax or state income tax. Located only an hour north of Boston.

As the nations third oldest city, Portsmouth offers:

No personal income tax at the state or local level other than dividends or interest
No sales tax
No taxes on retirement income
Close proximity to Boston no matter where you live in the state
A town rich in history and abundant with cultural activities
Small-town charm
A host of outdoor activities and major cities
Includes top-notch educational institutions-both public and private
Four seasons of weather

If you need any additional information or to share your professional interests, please contact Char Plotycia, Physician Recruiter, at 913-558-2469 or charlene.plotycia@hcahealthcare.com.

Ref: J042731

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