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UP Health System Marquette Seeks Clinical Health Psychologists

UP Health System Marquette - Clinical Health Psychologists

UP Health System Marquette seeks two behavioral medicine/health psychologists to provide assessment, treatment and consultative services in a hospital-based clinical setting primarily to adults, although pediatric opportunities also exist.

UP Health System Marquette, a tertiary care hospital, Level II Trauma Center and federally-designated Regional Referral Center for Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP), is seeking two full-time salaried psychologists for its expanding health psychology clinical programs. Strong candidates will have skills and experience in assessing and treating chronic pain and/or oncology patients, psychological evaluation of surgical candidates, and general skills in assessment and evidence-based psychotherapy in the outpatient clinic and inpatient hospital setting with medical patients referred from all medical specialties and primary care. A positive interdisciplinary culture is established with physicians who enthusiastically welcome collaboration with health psychologists. Additional opportunities exist in a developing integrated primary care behavioral health program, palliative care program, and medical and surgical specialty areas including neurosurgery, bariatric medicine and surgery, and cardiology. While primary responsibilities are clinical, there are also opportunities for teaching medical students and residents in the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program. Candidates with an interest in research are welcome, and there is opportunity for collaboration with faculty at Northern Michigan University. Faculty appointment through the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine may be offered to qualified candidates. Highly competitive salary and benefits package, including relocation assistance and generous continuing education allowance.

Marquette is the largest UP community and regional center for education, healthcare, retail, and recreation, as well as arts festivals, local theater, symphony orchestra and a children's museum. Marquette is also home to Northern Michigan University, housing the nation's only Olympic Education Center. Located on the shore of Lake Superior and surrounded by numerous other lakes and fishing streams, the region is a vacation destination for nature and outdoor recreation enthusiasts in all seasons, attracted by hiking and mountain biking trails, a luge run, downhill and cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and ample woodland for campers and hunters. Marquette was named one of "America's Most Livable Communities" by Partners for Livable Communities in 2004; the "Third Best City in America to Raise a Family" in 2010 by Forbes; and one of the top micropolitans by Site Selection Magazine in 2011.

Candidates should have completed an APA-accredited doctoral psychology program and internship and be eligible for Michigan licensure, and ideally would have postdoctoral behavioral medicine training and experience in similar positions. A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference should be addressed to Hannah Steinitz, Ph.D., and sent to Theresa.Stewart@mghs.org, or to Health Psychology Search, UPHSM, 420 West Magnetic St. #234, Marquette, MI, 49855.

UPHSM, a Duke-Lifepoint Hospital, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.