The Department of Pain Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL is seeking a full-time Doctoral Level Clinical Psychologist with interest/expertise in the cognitive behavioral treatment of chronic pain. The clinical duties will include outpatient evaluations and group-based treatments as a member of the division of Pain Rehabilitation within the Department of Pain Medicine. The Pain Rehabilitation Center (PRC) is a 3-week immersive and comprehensive program to treat chronic intractable symptoms (including pain) – candidates will work in close collaboration with the Clinical Director, Dr. Christopher Sletten, to maintain and grow PRC capabilities, as well as develop new pain psychology services. Though part of the Department of Pain Medicine, the division of Pain Rehabilitation has close collaboration with colleagues in the Spine Center of Excellence, and Departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Rheumatology, PMR, Psychiatry, Family Medicine and Gastroenterology. Clinical research experience in pain populations and behavioral intervention programs is highly desirable, and the ideal candidate will demonstrate potential to successfully obtain extramural funding for collaborative and independent research programs.
Unique within the Mayo Clinic enterprise, Pain Medicine is an independent Department with highly integrated multidisciplinary expertise that run the full gamut of the pain patient care continuum; ambulatory comprehensive clinic consultation, inpatient evaluation, spine center integration, medication management, percutaneous image-guided intervention, minimally invasive surgery and pain rehabilitation services. Our Pain Medicine Department employs nearly 70 staff members, including 8 physicians, 5 Advanced Practice Providers, 1.5 pain psychologists, 23 nurses, 8 clinical assistants, 2 Pain Medicine fellows and other dedicated staff. Additionally, we have active educational activities with a growing pain medicine fellowship (ACGME certified) and a cutting-edge research operation with FDA-sponsored trials in regenerative medicine.
An academic appointment with the Mayo Clinic Alix College of Medicine will be appointed based on merit. Opportunities for growth in educational, research and administrative areas, along with leadership opportunities, may be available for the interested candidate as the position matures.
License or Certification:
Candidates should hold a doctoral degree from a Psychology graduate program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) or Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). Completion of an APA/CPA accredited internship is required. Postdoctoral training in health psychology with emphasis on chronic conditions is desirable and must meet requirements for certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in a related Specialty (e.g., Clinical Health, Clinical, Rehabilitation, Behavioral & Cognitive). The successful candidate will be eligible for licensure in Florida and will either have or obtain ABPP certification within 3 years of starting this position. With the potential for leadership opportunities in the future, preferred qualifications include 3-5 years of clinical experience.
Mayo Clinic has been recognized three-years in a row as the best hospital in the nation for 2019-2020 by U.S. News & World Report. Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, exceptional benefits including medical, dental, paid time off. At Mayo Clinic, you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!