Rheumatology - St. Joseph


Rheumatologist Opportunity at Lakeland Rheumatology

Location: St. Joseph

Overview of Highlights

Join our amazing team at Lakeland Rheumatology!  We are seeking a passionate and dedicated board certified or board eligible rheumatologist to join our established and busy practice.  Guaranteed two-year salary - plus the opportunity to earn productivity bonuses!

Position is primarily outpatient-based with light inpatient consults (average of no more than one per week).  Great partnership with 24/7 Hospitalist Team at Lakeland Medical Center.  Epic electronic health records and MyChart patient portal. Experience with MSK ultrasound, joint injections, and aspiration preferred. Training in MSK Ultrasound provided. No internal medicine patients.

Office hours are 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday - Friday.  Call coverage equals approximately 10 days per month, including one weekend.  Team includes one rheumatologist and experienced support staff.  New consults average 45-60 minutes; 30 minute appointments for established patients. Tertiary care center support is provided by Northwestern, University of Chicago, and University of Michigan.

Lakeland Health, ranked one of the 15 Top Health Systems in the nation in 2017 by Truven Analytics – IBM Watson Health, is a teaching hospital, offering residencies in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Dermatology.  We also host 3rd and 4th year medical students from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Central Michigan University College of Medicine. 

Join an award-winning health system that embraces new ideas, invests in the latest technologies, and commits to excellent care. 

Recruitment & Benefits Package

  • Competitive market-based compensation
  • Generous signing bonus!
  • Occurrence-based malpractice coverage (No Tail Coverage Required)
  • Health/dental/vision/disability/life insurance/retirement benefits
  • CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance provided in accordance with policy
  • Interview expenses covered

Southwest Michigan is home to Whirlpool Corporation’s Global Headquarters and Andrews University – one of the most diverse college campuses in the United States.  One of the most affordable places to live in Michigan, we offer a peaceful, relaxed quality of life, with a wide variety of outdoor and cultural activities only 90 minutes from downtown Chicago.

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To learn more, please contact Alexis Johns at or (269) 982-4808.

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