Weight Management Clinical Health PsychologistJob ID 193784BR Date posted 12/02/2022
- Rochester, Minnesota
- Full Time
- Psychiatry & Psychology
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Mayo Clinic’s Division of Outpatient Consultation within the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology in Rochester Minnesota is seeking a PhD level Psychologist to join our team supporting Mayo Clinic’s multispecialty Advanced Weight Management Program. Our psychology team focuses on the psychological assessment and behavioral treatment of patients seeking weight loss treatment, including bariatric surgery, endoscopic interventions, weight loss medications, and lifestyle intervention. The successful candidate will provide excellent team-based outpatient care in coordination with multidisciplinary weight management specialists and contribute to our educational programs and research mission.
The ideal candidate will also have demonstrated interest and experience in providing evidence-based psychological care in a multidisciplinary weight management team. The position includes strong support for academic productivity and professional growth, with numerous opportunities for collaborative research, education, training, and teaching. Team members have participated in NIH and Industry funded clinical trials for obesity and are involved with national societies that are guiding cutting edge practice and research innovations in obesity treatment. Academic rank in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science will be granted commensurate with experience. Within the Division of Outpatient Consultation, this Psychologist will join 19 Psychiatrists, 10 other PhD Psychologists, 5 Master’s Level Counselors, and 4 advanced practice providers. We are open and flexible to accommodate an FTE from .8 to 1.0 for this position. This position is based in Rochester, Minnesota and we offer a generous relocation package.
Diversity and inclusion are integral to Mayo Clinic's mission to provide excellent, culturally relevant care in a welcoming environment to patients from a wide variety of backgrounds. Several of our obesity experts are part of Mayo Clinic’s Center for Chronic Disease Reduction and Equity Promotion Across Minnesota grant funded by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities. We aim to diversify our workforce to represent the communities we serve and continue to create an inclusive work environment where differences are valued, allowing individuals to achieve and contribute to their fullest potential. This commitment to diversity is woven into the fabric of Mayo Clinic — we embrace these values as we serve our patients, employees, students, suppliers, and communities. Become part of the legacy that embraces our differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.
Joining Mayo Clinic offers you industry leading benefits. You will have plenty of options for medical, dental, and vision care insurance. Flexible spending accounts let you defer pre-tax dollars to handle your out-of-pocket medical expenses. Life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability let you rest easy, and our generous time away and CME programs help you enjoy a healthy work-life balance. Finally, outstanding retirement benefits including a defined benefit Pension Plan along with 401k/403b savings programs with a match ensure financial stability after your life-changing career at Mayo Clinic.
License or certification
Candidates must be eligible for licensure in the state of Minnesota and be Board-certified/Board-eligible through the American Board of Professional Psychology. Requirements for the position include completion of an APA or CPA accredited doctoral program and internship, with experience in empirically based treatment approaches for psychiatric diagnoses such as anxiety and depressive disorders. Experience in an outpatient mental health setting is preferred, but not required. Applicants should demonstrate a strong interest in multidisciplinary clinical, educational, and research collaboration and excellent interpersonal communication and leadership abilities.
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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