Northeast Florida’s leader in comprehensive behavioral healthcare seeks a Bariatric Clinical Health Psychologist to join our interdisciplinary bariatrics care team.
Baptist Health is proud to announce that we have successfully treated over 3000 bariatric patients. A crucial part of this success are the Bariatric Psychologists who make a difference in these patients' lives every day.
Your Day to Day:
Provide individual therapy directly to bariatric patients.
Be an integral member of an interdisciplinary bariatrics care team.
Manage complex behavioral needs for patients with chronic medical conditions.
Have a direct impact on patient care as patients work towards improved health.
Provide psychological assessment, testing and therapy for adult patients both pre- and post-surgery.
Assess patient readiness and appropriateness for surgery, and complete reports as required.
Psychological assessment and individual therapy for adolescents with anorexia or bulimia.
Document patient encounters.
What You Bring:
Experience assessing and treating adults with obesity and the emotional, behavioral and psychological variables associated with bariatric surgery.
Experience assessing and treating adolescents with anorexia, bulimia, and co-morbid psychological disorders.
Bariatric and Weight Management specialization.
Licensed clinical psychologist.
Ability to obtain an active unrestricted Florida license.
Eligible for major insurance panel credentials.
Doctorate - PhD or PsyD.
Jacksonville, FL - Telehealth - Multiple Office Locations Available
Changing Health Care for Good:
Baptist Health strongly supports our Behavioral Health team’s mission and believes mental health is an essential component of well-being for the communities we serve.
We have dedicated support across the region from donors and endowments and are proud to be the leader in behavioral healthcare services across three counties in Northeast Florida.
Baptist Health is proudly the region’s only health system providing a full continuum of mental health care for children and adults ranging from outpatient services to inpatient care at our state-of-the-art riverfront facility.
We’ve led the way by integrating our behavioral health practitioners into primary care, cancer care, neurology, bariatrics and beyond.
Our leadership strongly supports our Behavioral Health mission and passionately believes mental health is imperative to the wellbeing of the communities we serve.
Baptist Health has consistently been voted the most preferred health system in our region and one of Modern Healthcare’s top 100 places to work.
Baptist Health is a not-for-profit organization owned by the community – not by shareholders. We are guided by a volunteer board of more than 85 engaged community leaders.Currently ranked as the “most preferred” health care provider in the Jacksonville area, Baptist Health is deeply honored to serve the community through a growing circle of care that includes five nationally accredited hospitals (including the region’s only children’s hospital) plus more than 200 primary care and specialty physician practices, children’s specialty clinics, home health care, behavioral health, occupational health, pharmacies, rehabilitation services and urgent care.