MultiCare Center for Weight Loss & Wellness seeks a full time Medical Weight Loss Psychologist to join our nationally accredited team in the Puget Sound Region.
Why MultiCare Center for Weight Loss & Wellness:
Effective, evidence-based weight loss and wellness programs and procedures in a compassionate and supportive environment
Multi-disciplinary team includes five bariatricians, three bariatric surgeons, seven medical and seven surgical weight loss registered dietitians, two psychologists, one licensed mental health counselor, one therapist
Current footprint includes a hub clinic in Tacoma and satellite sites in Covington, Gig Harbor and Puyallup
Surgical and non-surgical weight loss options
Medical supervision through all stages of patient care
Dedicated, one-on-one support from our expert staff
Weight-loss plans tailored to fit patient-specific needs and health goals using a lifestyle approach
Nationally accredited as a Comprehensive Center, under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®)
What we have to offer:
Position based in Tacoma, WA with up to a couple days per week spent working in our satellite clinics in Pierce and South King counties
Collaborate with three Obesity Medicine physicians, dietitians, and therapists
Regular work schedule is Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm; no evenings, weekends or after hours call responsibility
Be a part of an evolving specialty where your input is valued and considered during program development and innovation
Join an established practice where you significantly impact patient quality of life while working with a team to address all aspects of the 'dilemma' of obesity
Facilitate therapeutic support group and classes for patients
Deliver staff in-services, assist in program development, and serve as a resource for providers on behavioral health resources that may benefit weight loss patients
Competitive salary, full array of benefits and the beauty of Pacific Northwest living
What you will need:
Doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) from an APA accredited program
Training specific to treating weight loss patients, as well as eating disorders/disordered eating psychosocial behaviors related to obesity and wellness
Experience with the assessment and ongoing care of weight loss patients/those with eating disorders or disordered patterns including emotional eating
Licensed as a psychologist in the state of WA prior to employment start date
Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification by the American Heart Association#LI-SF1
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Per clinic
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.