Physician - Psychiatry Job in Detroit Lakes, MN

Physician: Psychiatry: General
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:8004
Verified Date:08/10/2020
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
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Permanent: Full time Psychiatry: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a colleague who has experience and is looking to practice integrated behavioral health care within a rural primary care clinic.
  • Looking for a humble and hard-working individual to join an established Behavioral Health department of 5 psychologists and a mid-level psychiatric provider.
  • Our Behavioral Health department, which is fully integrated into primary care, offers a full spectrum of outpatient behavioral health services (testing, individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, etc.) to adult and pediatric populations.
  • State of the art technology; EPIC medical record

Compensation Details

  • Guaranteed salary for the first two years. 
  • Comprehensive benefits are offered along with paid malpractice insurance, relocation allowance and much more. 

Community Details

  • Detroit Lakes Minnesota will provide you with the best of both worlds and this friendly community of approximately 10,000 will meet you highest expectation of small town values. 
  • Located in the heart of Minnesota's lake country the community of Detroit Lakes offers excellent schools, low crime, a growing economy and the beauty of lakes, golf courses and scenic drives.
  • Just 45 minutes west in Fargo, ND you can find three colleges and regional shopping centers and enjoy the symphony, big name entertainment and other theatrical, cultural and sporting events. 

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Psychiatry Salaries In Minneapolis, MN. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market.  6 beds 3 baths 3,400 sqft Country feel in the city limits, blocks from the lake. This home boasts 6 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, plenty of square footage, and a covered porch off the back with plenty of privacy. This home can be yours for $350,000.

The Community.  Detroit Lakes is a city in the State of Minnesota and the county seat of Becker County.  Offers excellent schools, low crime and a growing economy.  The beauty of lakes, golf courses and scenic drives in this heart of Minnesota's lake county.

The Employer.  A group of six family medicine physicians, one internal medicine physician, one Ob/Gyn physician, one general surgeon, three pscyhologists three physical therapists and three mid-level providers and until recently one orthopaedic surgeon. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 50 miles: Fargo, ND (FAR / KFAR) Hector International Airport
  • 213 miles: Duluth, MN (DLH / KDLH) Duluth International Airport
  • 218 miles: Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP) Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
  • 276 miles: Winnipeg, Canada (YWG / CYWG) Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport


Closest Major City:

  • 176 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • 184 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 221 miles to Winnipeg, Canada
  • 384 miles to Omaha, NE
  • 400 miles to Madison, WI

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 50 miles: Fargo, ND (FAR / KFAR) Hector International Airport
  • 87 miles: Bemidji, MN (BJI / KBJI) Bemidji Regional Airport
  • 95 miles: Thief River Falls, MN (TVF / KTVF) Thief River Falls Regional Airport
  • 98 miles: Brainerd, MN (BRD / KBRD) Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $244,137
  • City Cost of Living Index - 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 99.7

Colleges and Universities:

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,863)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 44 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 44 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 46 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)



  • White alone 88.0%
  • American Indian alone 4.6%
  • Two or more races 3.2%
  • Hispanic 2.2%
  • Black alone 0.9%
  • Asian alone 0.8%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 7.53%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.88%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.33%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.05%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)


  • Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center
  • Becker County Parks & Recreation
  • Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
  • Lakes Curling Club

Arts & Culture:

  • Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center
  • Becker County Museum, History, Science, Childrens
  • The Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center


Sports for the Spectator:

  • Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball
  • Minnesota Golden Gophers men's basketball
  • The Minnesota Lynx are a professional basketball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, playing in the Western Conference in the Women's National Basketball Association
  • The Minnesota Golden Gophers are a Division I college wrestling team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They are a member of the Big Ten Conference and NCAA.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Youth Sports - golf, baseball, football, softball, soccer and more
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Hunting & Fishing


  • Washington Square Mall
  • Becker Pet & Garden/Candy Store
  • Hannaher's Workplace Interiors
  • Hometown Crafts and Fabrics

Top Five things to do:

  1. Detroit Mountain - skiing
  2. Becker County Parks & Recreation
  3. Detroit Lakes Overlook
  4. Dunton Locks County Park
  5. Becker County Museum, History, Science, Childrens