Nurse Practitioner - NP / PA - Bariatric - Wheat Ridge, CO

SCL Health - Lutheran Medical Center - Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Facility: SCL Health - Lutheran Medical Center - Wheat Ridge, Colorado 
Wheat Ridge, CO  

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About Us:


SCL Health is a growing multihospital nonprofit health system serving millions of people across Colorado and Montana. We are looking for physicians and advanced practitioners, like you, who share our deep faith in and vision for compassionate patient care. SCL Health Medical Group consists of more than 40 primary care and specialty clinics and 150+ physicians and advanced practice providers.


Join us in our holistic approach to healing people — mind, body and spirit. If you are searching for the ideal path to engage in the health of communities, it’s here with SCL Health, complemented by a lifestyle that’s well-balanced and filled with opportunities for adventure, especially outdoors.

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Our bariatric program at the Lutheran Medical Center Weight Loss Center is currently seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. The center has been open for a year and is quickly growing. Work with a fabulous clinical team of a Bariatric Surgeon, Dietician, Social Worker, and Medical Assistant.  


Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

  • Function independently to perform physical assessments of patients
  • Provide appropriate, individualized post-operative education
  • Develop care plans for weight management and lifestyle change in collaboration with patients and other clinical providers
  • Order labs, tests and medications as needed
  • Evaluate patient progress towards reaching goals and adjust interventions as needed 








  • Completion of a postgraduate Nurse Practitioner Program accredited by the NLN or ANCC-CCNE. OR, graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program, required
  • Current APN or PA license in CO or able to obtain, required
  • Current DEA and prescriptive privileges in CO or able to obtain, required
  • Current BLS, required
  • Minimum of 2 years of Advanced Practice experience, required
  • Previous work experience in weight loss, bariatrics, and obesity, highly preferred
  • If APN, Bariatric Nurse certification (CBN) a plus


Contact Information
Contact: Paula Krob 
Phone: 303-813-5539 x25539
Fax: 303-403-6249 
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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