Psychologist - Weight Management and Bariatric Medicine - Summa Health, Akron, Ohio
Summa Health is seeking a Psychologist passionate about Weight Management to join our employed physician group. The selected candidate will become a member of Summa Health Medical Group a multi-specialty group practice of 350+ physicians employed by the Summa Health System. Summa Health is one of the largest integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in the state of Ohio.
Candidate Expectations • Provide integrated care within our comprehensive weight management program • Provide individual and group psychotherapy with patients pursuing surgical and non-surgical weight loss goals • Provide pre-surgical evaluation and clearance for pts presenting for metabolic weight loss surgery. • Assist the team and patients by providing onsite consultation, education, and brief assessment to address patients’ both surgical and non-surgical behavioral health needs • Work with obesity medicine specialists, bariatric surgeons, dieticians, nurses, and a comprehensive team of support staff to provide team based patient centered care • Coordinate with community resources
Candidate Requirements • Doctorate degree (PhD or PsyD) in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program • License to practice in Ohio or willingness to obtain • Preferred candidate will have experience in weight management and/or health psychology, integrated care and/or providing psychological services to adults and adolescents.
Opportunity Highlights • Employed position with comprehensive benefit package • Competitive compensation with salary guarantee • Academic appointment is available at the Northeast Ohio Medical University • Monday-Friday schedule allowing for exceptional work/life balance • Full time availability and flexibility to work at multiple locations along with some early evening hours • Summa Health Behavioral Health Institute practices a patient-centered philosophy and is committed to meeting each patient’s mental health needs in a holistic manner • Epic System’s EMR
Community Information Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is located within 500 miles of 42 major cities, and surrounded by thousands of acres of national parkland and countryside. As a thriving heartland city Akron provides an ideal living and working environment. The vitality of its people and the unparalleled quality of life offers versatility, a low cost of living, outstanding cultural access and a thriving climate for healthcare, education and business. The downtown hosts a vibrant arts scene and eclectic dining options. Northeast Ohio offers many quality primary and secondary education options.
EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Summa Health is a tobacco-free workplace and has a nicotine-free hiring policy.
The Summa Health System Behavioral Health Institute is seeking an outstanding clinical/counseling psychologist to join our well-established Department of Psychiatry team of 40 clinicians. Our current open position is split half time providing Consultation Liaison Services in the Summa Health System Surgical Services’ Level I Trauma Department and half time working in our Center for Traumatic Stress specialty outpatient clinic. Each position is described in greater detail below. The selected candidate will become a member of the Summa Health Medical Group, a multi-specialty group practice of 300 physicians employed by the Summa Health System.