Lakeland Health Care

Physician Career Opportunities

Lakeland HealthCare, a top 100 Hospital, is looking for outstanding Physicians and Advance Practitioners for the following careers:


Critical Care — Location: St. Joseph

  • Employed position
  • All Inpatient coverage
  • 24/7 coverage of 14 bed Critical Care Unit and 8 bed Progressive Care Unit
  • 24/7 Hospitalist program ensures safe hand-offs of complex patients
  • Evidence-based practices


Dermatology — Location:  St. Joseph

  • Salary: $400,000 
  • Brand new Facility 
  • Established Patient base  


Dermatology — Location:  St. Joseph

  • Opportunity to work with Dermatology Residents
  • Competitive compensation
  • Great benefits


ENT/Otolaryngology — Location: St. Joseph

  • Centrally located office with high traffic
  • Forward thinking group that changes with the times
  • Team approach with highly communicative environment 
  • Call is 1 in 3
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedule with 3 day in office 1 ½ days surgery


Family Practice – Location: Stevensville, Southwestern Medical Clinic

  • Practice combines Christian witness, medical care and missions
  • Employed position
  • Outpatient only
  • Established patient load
  • Use Epic in practice


Gastroenterology – Location: St. Joseph

  • Competitive Salary  
  • Interview Allowance  
  • Resort Community-the opportunity to live where you play   
  • One year partnership track with the opportunity to buy in to a free standing Endoscopy Center  


General Surgery – Location:  St. Joseph

  • 1:4 call split evenly  
  • The candidate must be board eligible or certified  
  • Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Dermatology and Family Practice residents, teaching opportunities if interested, associated with Michigan State University  
  • Opportunity to be involved in mission trips  
  • Interview and relocation expenses paid   


 Hospitalist Nocturnist - Location: St. Joseph 

  • Employed position with night incentive pay 
  • 7 on / 7 off   
  • 8pm – 8am shift 
  • Opportunity to teach students and residents  
  • Opportunity to be involved in medical missions  


Internal Medicine – Location:  St. Joseph

  • Work with experienced group of Internal Medicine providers 
  • Work with DO Residency Program 
  • Great central location in community 
  • Outpatient only   


Internal Medicine – Location: Watervliet

  • Established patient base  
  • Competitive salary and benefits  
  • Employed position with 2 year guarantee  
  • Experienced mid-level providers
  • Use Epic in practice  
  • Medical Directorship opportunities 


Nephrology – Location: St. Joseph

  • Competitive salary & sign-on bonus
  • Call 1:4
  • Health insurance & generous relocation
  • Malpractice insurance
  • 24/7 Hospitalist/Intensivist program


Neurosurgery – Location: St. Joseph

  • Competitive salary & sign-on bonus available
  • da Vinci robotics
  • Call 1:2
  • 24/7 Hospitalist/Intensivist program
  • Malpractice insurance occurrence based
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Generous relocation
  • Site visit and interview expenses paid


OB/GYN – Location: St. Joseph

  • Call 1:4  
  • Employed position, with 2 year guarantee 
  • Busy, new practice located at Lakeland's HealthPark 
  • Multi-disciplinary, cohesive team
  • Sign-on bonus and generous relocation assistance 


Pediatrics – Location:  Stevensville, Southwestern Medical Clinic

  • Practice focuses on combining Christian witness, medical care, and missions  
  • Employed position, guaranteed salary for the initial 2 years  
  • Established patient base, great opportunity to expand  
  • Potential opportunity to participate in medical missions short term or long term  
  • Established Pediatric hospitalist program, Call is phone call only  
  • Interview expenses and relocation allowance provided  


Pediatrics – Location: St. Joseph

  • Private Practice with Partnership opportunity
  • Rounding at Lakelands newly remodeled Nursery
  • Very competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Centralized office location in community for easy access
  • Work/Life balance focused group
  • Established patient base looking to expand


Plastic Surgery - Location:  St. Joseph

  • Private practice or employed position  
  • Beautiful facility with onsite surgical suite  
  • Practice combines Christian witness, medical care and missions   


Psychiatry – Location: St. Joseph

  • Medical Director role 
  • Employed position in  group practice  
  • 1:5 call schedule  
  • 25 vacation days  
  • Competitive salary & generous relocation allowance
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Psychiatry - Location: St. Joseph

  • Private, Established Practice
  • Guaranteed Salary (initial 2 years)
  • 70/30 split (outpatient/inpatient)
  • Partnership Track, Practice Buyout Opportunity
  • Child/Adult low risk Psychiatry
  • Strong referral base
  • “Soft” Practice (medication management, supportive psychotherapy)
  • CME Package, Interview Expenses Covered, and Generous Relocation Allowance   


Psychiatry – Location: St. Joseph

  • Employed Position
  • 26 bed inpatient facility coverage
  • Opportunity for some outpatient work
  • Medical Director role desired
  • Hospitals aid in H&Ps
  • Support from Pine Rest


Rheumatology - Location: St. Joseph

  • Call 1:2 (about 1 call per week)  
  • No Internal Medicine patients  
  • Primarily outpatient practice   


Walk-in/Urgent Care – Location:  Stevensville, Southwestern Medical Clinic

  • Practice focuses on combining Christian witness, medical care, and missions  
  • Employed position, guaranteed salary  
  • Potential to work 3/12hr days per week if desired  
  • Established hospitalist program, No Call  
  • Interview expenses and relocation allowance provided  



Allied Health Provider Opportunities

Family Practice
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Location: Cassopolis

  • 2 Saturdays a month needed
  • Great opportunity to make extra money
  • Loan repayment potential
  • Established patient base


Family Practice
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Location: Niles, Southwestern Medical Clinic

  • Practice focuses on combining Christian witness, medical care, and missions 
  •  Opportunity for participation in missions
  • Established hospitalist program provides all inpatient services
  •  Guaranteed salary for the initial 2 years, can be exceeded by RVUs


Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Location: St. Joseph & Niles

  • Competitive salary and benefits; shift premium for nights available
  • Relocation allowance available
  • Join an established and fully-staffed team
  • Beautiful new inpatient facility
  • Intensivists on duty 24/7
  • Epic EHR used system-wide
  • Additional swing position that works 12pm-12am available


Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Location: Berrien County

  • Help change people’s lives that have limited access to care
  • Practice a wide scope of medicine
  • Team approach with experienced team members in place
  • Highly communicative environment
  • Call is 1 in 3
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including CME package
  • Visits patients throughout Berrien County
  • Generous moving allowance
  • Interview expenses covered


Hospice/Palliative Care
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Location: St. Joseph

  • Established patient base of 200+ patients
  • Provide Palliative Care coverage for mostly inpatient with some outpatient, and home bound patients
  • Team approach includes Doctors, Mid-level providers, Social Workers, and Spiritual caregivers.
  • Great work/life balance
  • Competitive pay and benefits


Physician Assistant
Location: St. Joseph

  • Weekend call 1:2
  • Opportunity to train new graduates
  • Assist with procedures
  • Established group   

Lakeland HealthCare has implemented the EPIC EHR system wide and Dragon is used for dictation purposes at all facilities. ALL OPPORTUNITIES offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits and a generous relocation allowance.

For more information please contact one of the Physician Recruiters below:

D. Kirk Nelson
Physician Recruiter/Liaison

Lakeland HealthCare
269.985.4485 phone



Lisa Scheer
Physician Recruiter/Liaison
Lakeland HealthCare
269.927.5224 phone

Stephanie McNeil, MBA
Physician Services Manager

Lakeland HealthCare
269.985.4484 phone


Or Fax your CV to Physician Services at: 269.985.4486

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