Clinical Psychologist in Decorah, Iowa Job
Mayo Clinic - Decorah, IA

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Job Posting Number: 18187BR
Job Posting Title: Clinical Psychologist in Decorah, Iowa
Specialty: Psychiatry & Psychology
Work Site: MCHS - SW WI - Decorah
Site: Iowa

Job Description
Mayo Clinic Health System-Decorah Clinic Physicians in Decorah, Iowa, is seeking a full-time Clinical Psychologist to join the Department of Behavioral Health at a multi-specialty medical clinic. The psychologist will provide diagnostic assessment and psychotherapy to a diverse clinical population and collaborate with family practice physicians, mid-level primary care providers, and other medical specialties. No call responsibility.

Decorah Clinic is a 23-physician group composed of 6 Family Medicine physicians, 2 Internal Medicine, 1 General Surgeon, 2 Orthopedic Surgeons, 1 Urologist, 1 Otolaryngologist , 1 Podiatrist, 5 ED physicians and 1 Radiologist. Other clinical providers include a Dietitian, Audiologist and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner. Additional visiting outreach specialists are also on staff in Adult and Pediatric Cardiology, Endocrinology, GI, Hematology/Oncology, Nephrology, Neurology, OB/GYN, Ophthalmology, Pulmonary Diseases and Rheumatology. Most services are provided by Mayo Clinic Rochester.

Qualifications: Candidates with training and experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred, but not required: children, adolescents and their families; eating disorders; behavioral medicine (chronic pain, gastric bypass, chronic medical disease management); neuropsychological testing. Must have a doctorate (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) from an APA-approved training program and internship, and be licensed or license-eligible in the State of Iowa.

Compensation: A generous compensation and benefit package is offered including a two year salary guarantee with competitive production-based compensation thereafter. Other benefits include: four weeks of vacation, a generous annual CME fund, Mayo Clinic Health System pension and 401k, health, dental, disability, term life, and accidental death/dismemberment insurance, malpractice insurance and relocation expenses.

Winneshiek Medical Center is a 25-bed hospital in Decorah, Iowa. Recent improvements include a 6 bed ICU/SCU and a completely renovated Medical/Surgical unit. A building project was recently completed to include a new same day surgery area, an expanded Radiology department, and a new Emergency Room. The new Emergency Room tripled the ER space and consists of 6 exam rooms, specialized Gynecology and Orthopedic rooms, and 3 additional trauma/exam rooms organized around a central nursing station.

Decorah, Iowa is a city of 8,500 residents, and is located in the scenic bluff country of northeast Iowa along the picturesque banks of the Upper Iowa River. Decorah is located just 75 miles from Rochester, and 150 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul. Three airports are located within a 75-mile radius of Decorah, including Rochester, MN, Waterloo, IA, and La Crosse, WI.

Decorah’s residents take pride in the quality of their educational facilities. Luther College, a liberal arts college with 2,400 students, is ranked one of the top 50 liberal arts colleges in the country. The 2,500 students and faculty of Luther College are committed to liberal learning in the arts and sciences in 44 individual majors and 16 pre-professional programs. Decorah's public school system is regarded as one of the finest in Iowa. The schools’ dropout rate is a fraction of the state average. Consistent test scores above the 90th percentile are the schools’ benchmark for success.

Rivers, parks and spring-fed streams contribute to the natural beauty of the area. Outdoor recreation opportunities, including biking, canoeing, hiking, trout fishing, hunting, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing abound in Decorah. Decorah has 13 public parks and 3 golf courses. A 25-yard indoor pool, tennis courts (6 indoor/12 outdoor), running tracks (200-meter indoor/400-meter outdoor) and weight training room are available for use at Luther College, a four-year, private liberal arts college located in Decorah. The people of Decorah and the surrounding region support an active regional arts council, community theater and community concert series. Visitors from around the world travel to Decorah each July for Nordic Fest. The festival and Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, a world-class museum housing art exhibits and cultural and historic resources, celebrate the area’s rich Scandinavian heritage.

If interested, contact:
Kim White
Mayo Clinic Health System Physician Recruiter
Cell: 507-261-6815

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