Physician Opportunities Physician Opportunity: Bariatric Program Director Physician Job Description CoxHealth is searching for a Medical Director of our stable, established surgical Bariatric Program that is poised for significant growth. This Program is MBSAQIP accredited. The ideal candidate will have documented expertise in bariatric surgery, with superior outcomes and experience in managing a successful bariatric program. Board Certification and completion of a Minimally Invasive fellowship required, Surgical and Endoscopic skill a must. Physician would join a growing team of surgeons and sub-specialty surgeons serving a large tertiary care center, Cox Medical Center South, in Springfield, Missouri.New partners must be able to work well with various members of the medical community in a fast-paced hospital setting. Candidates must have excellent surgical skills as well as leadership and visionary characteristics, and experience managing a successful bariatric program. Some general surgery will be expected.This is a great opportunity to join a progressive group of physicians in a vibrant medical setting. Categories Bariatric Surgery Why CoxHealth?We are a health system that includes six hospitals with over 80 clinics and 537 physicians serving 24 counties. CoxHealth is Missouri’s first hospital system accredited by DNV Healthcare for quality and patient safety. All six hospitals, as well as our outpatient centers and provider-based clinics, hold this national distinction from DNV’s accreditation program, the National Integrated Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The hospital is also the only facility in the region to receive the ANCC Magnet designation, which recognizes excellence in nursing. We are the only local health system named six times to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Hospitals list, and we are recognized by CareChex as among the Top 10 percent of U.S. hospitals for medical excellence and patient safety in overall medical care.Working at CoxHealth Why the Springfield Area? Springfield Missouri is a vibrant and energetic area that serves as a hub for health care, entertainment and shopping for southwest Missouri. It's the third-largest city in Missouri, with a metro population of more than 450,000. Springfield is consistently rated as one of the "Top Quality of Life Communities in the Nation" by Money Magazine. It offers outdoor activities, live music, theaters, major sports teams and an established academic community. Enjoy a low cost of living, convenient airport access and top-rated schools.