Seriously Health Nurse Practitioner for Weekends Only - Weight Loss Practice Virginia Beach, VA · Part time

Seriously Health seeks a Virginia-licensed NP to join its thriving weight loss management practice. An NP in this role will work one-on-one with patients to reach their weight loss goals and to provide a holistic treatment plan for each patient, using the best standards of care in weight loss medicine and state-of-the-art treatments. This position is for weekends only.


This position is aimed to begin by mid to late November of 2023.


• Master’s degree from an accredited school of nursing.

• Current license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in Virginia State and current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in Virginia State.

• Board certification as a Nurse Practitioner.

• Active DEA certification for prescribing controlled substances.

• Applicants must have their own malpractice insurance.


• Two or more years of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner at a physician practice or in a clinical setting.

• Experience in bariatric, weight management, and/or obesity medicine is preferred though not required.

• Knowledge of new weight loss medicines and their clinical applications is preferred though not required.

• Understanding of endocrine systems as they pertain to weight management is a plus.

• Knowledge of bariatric procedures for weight loss is a plus.

Qualifications, continued

• Excellent interpersonal skills and an empathic outlook with a desire to help people on their weight loss journey.

• Excellent clinical skills, communication skills, and a strong commitment to providing excellent care.

• Ability to perform a comprehensive patient history and physical examination.

• Ability to manage and coordinate a patient caseload.

• Ability to work with an EMR. We use Vagaro for booking.

• A sound understanding of all pertinent federal and state regulations, including HIPAA and OSHA.


• Perform in-person and/or telehealth assessments of existing patients and new patient candidates for weight loss medicine.

• Implement motivational interviewing techniques for weight loss patients.

• Perform patient background assessments based on: weight history, medical history, surgical history, family history, nutrition and eating patterns, physical activity, medications, sleep history, limitations.

• Perform patient physicals as necessary: comprehensive physical exam, review body systems, assess body composition using best practice measures (BMI, waist circumference etc.).

• Write orders for medications, laboratory work, and diagnostic tests.

• Administer medications as necessary, and teach patients to do the same.

• Review laboratory and other diagnostic test results and implement modifications in care as necessary.

• Initiate, document and communicate a plan of care tailored to each individual patient.

• Undertake/ensure follow-up and recurring appointments to support each patient through their weight loss journey.

• Develop and cultivate a patient portfolio over time.

• Document all activity in EMR. Adequate typing skills are required.

Compensation and Benefits

• Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

• We do not offer full-time benefits for part-time positions.

Job Type: Part-time, Weekends Only

Pay: $55.00-65.00 per hour

Expected hours:

• 17-30 hours per week

• Saturday and Sundays 9 AM - 5:30 PM are required.

• Thursday and Friday shifts are optional, seasonal based, and available PRN based on patient load.

• We do not offer full-time benefits for part-time positions.

Medical specialties:

• Medical, Family Medicine, Endocrinology, Bariatric

Weekly schedule:

• Saturday 9 AM - 5:30 PM

• Sunday 9 AM - 5:30 PM

Work setting:

• In person, at office location

• Telehealth appointments are available but must be performed at office location

• Private practice


• Certified Nurse Practitioner (Required)

Work Location: 130 Business Park Drive, Virginia Beach, VA, 23462


$55 - $65 per hour