Bariatric Coordinator, Physician Assistant

Location: Brockton, MA
Date Posted: 12-13-2017
Signature Healthcare is seeking a Physician Assistant for our Weight and Wellness Program located in Brockton, MA. The PA will work collaboratively with and report directly to the Bariatric Program Director. The ideal candidate will be a Physician Assistant/PA-C with a surgical background of 2 years and have a team approach mentality.
Benefits include:
  • 24 days of paid time off
  • 4 personal holiday days
  • One week of paid CME time off per calendar year
  • CME reimbursement of $1,500 per calendar year
  • Reimbursement of licensure renewal fees
  • Tuition assistance up to $2,500 per year
  • Group malpractice coverage provided by Signature Healthcare
The Bariatric Coordinator, PA responsibilities will include:
  • Act as first assistant in bariatric surgery procedures
  • Round on patients
  • Perform consultations in the ER as part of a shared call schedule
  • Receive training on nutrition counseling  and weight management techniques
  • Coordinate support and pre-op weight loss groups
  • Assist with program marketing and outreach materials, educational materials, and web content and design
  • Communicate and work closely with practice assistants to ensure appropriate and accurate patient information is given to them and surgery approval is provided in a timely fashion
  • Act as an intermediary between physicians and staff
  • Assist with bariatric data management and coordination of MBSAQIP Accreditation
  • Coordinate and facilitate the preparation and execution of the MBSAQIP Accreditation and facility site visit for the Signature Medical Group and Brockton Hospital campuses
  • Graduate of an approved Physician Assistant program
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Must have current valid Massachusetts license , MA CSR and Federal DEA
  • Minimum 2 years of surgical experience required
Signature Healthcare consists of Brockton Hospital, a 250+bed acute care hospital, and the Signature Medical Group, which is composed of 150 physicians and other direct care providers. Brockton Hospital has major teaching affiliations with both Tufts Medical Center and with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a prominent Harvard teaching hospital.
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