Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant
JumpstartMD - Los Gatos, CA

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Job Posting for Jumpstart MD Licensed Medical Professional

Organization Profile
JumpstartMD is a growing physician-supervised weight loss center with nine offices throughout the Bay Area. Through one-on-one nutrition education, FDA-approved medication, lifestyle coaching, and ongoing support, our team of licensed medical professionals guide patients to healthier and richer lives.

Position Overview
JumpstartMD is seeking a mission-oriented licensed medical practitioner (Physician’s Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) to deliver medical care and oversight during consultations with weight-loss patients and to serve as a thought leader on obesity and weight loss at JumpstartMD. We currently have part-time openings in our San Bruno and Los Gatos clinics. Availability to work a flexible schedule across multiple locations is a plus. There is also opportunity for rapid expansion to a full time position if merited. Per diem candidates are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining a strong knowledge base of weight loss principles and strategies
  • Conducting high quality and thorough patient consultations
  • Building relationships to promote long-term patient success
  • Collaborating with other JumpstartMD educators to improve the JumpstartMD program
  • Assisting in daily operations
  • Providing extraordinary patient care

Qualifications: The ideal licensed Medical Professional at JumpstartMD has a passion for helping individuals transform their lives through nutrition education, exercise guidance, and lifestyle coaching.

Candidates must possess these interpersonal qualities:

  • Superb interpersonal skills—a “people person,” empathetic listener, sensitive, upbeat, optimistic, articulate, gracious, and tactful
  • Ability to quickly build relationships with weight-loss patients with varying backgrounds, personalities, temperaments, and needs
  • Genuine empathy and compassion, especially as it relates to undertaking a difficult personal transition
  • Strong conviction in the underlying rationale behind our approach
  • Curiosity, desire to learn, and dedicated teacher
  • Adaptability and desire to work in a dynamic, fast-paced setting

In addition, these technical skills and knowledge are required:

  • Current California state license as a PA or NP
  • Mastery of the physiology, pharmacology, and psychology underlying the JumpstartMD weight loss approach
  • Work experience in a clinical setting
  • Demonstrated success in the role of teacher, trainer, coach
  • First hand knowledge and experience in nutrition, fitness, and weight loss

To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter describing your interest and outlining specifically how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position.