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Clinical Health Psychologist - Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Health Psychologist - Bariatric Surgery
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La Crosse, WI 54601

Posted 4 weeks 2 days ago
Full time

Gundersen Health System, based in La Crosse, WI, is seeking a 0.8 to 1.0 FTE Clinical Psychologist (PhD or PsyD) to join the Behavioral Health Department.   The applicant must have completed an APA approved internship, have completed a postdoctoral fellowship, and currently be licensed or license eligible in the state of Wisconsin.

This psychologist would be an active member of our highly collaborative, multidisciplinary bariatric surgery team of 3 surgeons, 4 dietitians, 2 physician assistants, and bariatrician. This is a clinical position with responsibilities including: pre- operative psychological evaluation, and pre- and post-operative intervention and support. Additionally, the clinician would be involved in leading bariatric surgery support groups. Interested clinicians could also expand their work to include seeing patients for medical or behavioral weight management needs.

As a member of the Behavioral Health Department, the psychologist will join a collegial team of adult and pediatric outpatient psychologists. Opportunities for involvement in collaboration groups as well as teaching and supervision of master’s prepared therapists and psychology post-doctoral fellows is also available. 

Gundersen Health System offers a competitive compensation package and great work-life balance. It is an award winning, physician-led, integrated healthcare system employing over 900 clinicians. Our mission is to distinguish ourselves through excellence in patient care, education, research and improved health in the communities we serve.  A rewarding practice and an excellent quality of life awaits.

La Crosse is a historic, vibrant city nestled between bluffs and the legendary Mississippi River. La Crosse boasts some of the best outdoor recreation, excellent schools including three universities, affordable housing in safe neighborhoods, an endless variety of live entertainment and breathtaking beauty, making this a great place to call home.

For additional information, please contact:

Brent Wood (Medical Staff Recruitment)

[email protected]

Phone: 608-775-4323

Equal Opportunity Employer

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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