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UP Health System -- Marquette is now accepting qualified Pain/ Health Psychologist and Neuropsychology candidates to join their strong, cohesive practice which is co-located in our Neuroscience Center. Candidates may include those currently practicing or soon to be graduates with Michigan license or eligibility

Opportunity Requirements:

  • Doctoral degree & APA accredited internship required
  • Postdoctoral behavioral medicine training & experience in similar positions a plus

Opportunity Details:

  • Employed Position
  • Expectations: 
    • Assessing and treating chronic pain, chronically ill, and oncology patients in a team format
    • Integrating evidence-based psychotherapy in both the outpatient clinical and inpatient hospital settings
    • Psychological evaluation of surgical candidates
    • 95% outpatient and 5% inpatient mix, target patient load 5-6 patients per day with 60-minute appointments 
  • Current Practice Structure: Candidates would be joining a positive, interdisciplinary team of 3 co-located in our Neuroscience Center with Neurology, Neurosurgery & Neuropsychology. Experienced Psychometric technicians available
  • Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm, occasional ICU consults
  • Location: Clinic is located within new Medical Office Building attached to the new  2019 Hospital Main Campus
  • Equipment and Services: Current EMR is Practice Partner and in hospital is McKesson Paragon, award winning Telemedicine
  • Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center is a collaboration between Northern Michigan University and UPHS -- Marquette, which is conducting primary research on the formation of brain tumors
  • Teaching affiliation with Michigan State University; Medical Students and Family Medicine Residents

Competitive Compensation with Extensive Benefits:

  • Commencement and wRVU bonuses
  • Opportunities for monthly residency stipend, student loan support, relocation assistance
  • Comprehensive benefits package including: malpractice coverage, CME, annual dues in two professional societies, paid holidays, deferred compensation. Health, dental, vision, life insurances and 401k match options 
  • High earning potential with affordable cost of living

Brand New, 265-Private Bed Hospital Opened June 2019

  • A Duke LifePoint Affiliated Hospital
  • Regional Referral Center to Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP)
  • Level II Trauma Center, as verified by the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma
  • Three-hospital system (UPHS - Marquette is main campus) and hospital-owned clinics in eight other communities throughout Michigan's Upper Peninsula 
  • Our 200+ physicians provide the UP with an extensive range of specialties: Heart Center, Cancer Care Center (Duke-affiliated cancer program), Brain & Spine Center, Rehabilitation Center, Behavioral Health, Digestive Health, Weight Loss Center, Woman & Children's Center
  • Granted Designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  • Awards and recognition from The Joint Commission and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Home to U.P. Telehealth Network - a leading telehealth network in the nation
  • Numerous affiliations with universities and community colleges throughout the Midwest 
  • Teaching and training for medical students, family medicine residents, Pharm.D. pharmacists, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, nurse anesthetists, radiographers, surgical technicians, and dietitians
  • Awarded an 'A' Safety Grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades - among the best in the country for preventing harms and putting our patients first! Spring and Fall 2018

Marquette, Michigan

  • Over 80 miles of Lake Superior shoreline 
  • Wide variety of outdoor activities year round, from kayaking and fishing to skiing and snowshoeing
  • Over 150 miles of trails for biking, hiking, cross country skiing and running
  • UP's largest community making us a regional hub for education, healthcare, outdoor recreation, arts, and culture 
  • Home to Northern Michigan University 
  • Sawyer International Airport connecting daily to Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Chicago