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We invite you to explore our open opportunities. Discover Our Culture, and
see why our patients ‘Expect the Best’ at Spectrum Health Lakeland!

Find out why Lakeland was ranked one of the 15 Top Hospitals in the nation by Truven Analytics in 2017 and achieved a Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ from Healthgrades – placing us in the Top 5% of hospitals in the country.

Small-town values, big-city amenities, advanced technology, and heartfelt care!

Featured Opportunities



Location: St. Joseph



Family Medicine

Location: University Medical




Location: Lakeland ENT


About Spectrum Health Lakeland

Spectrum Health Lakeland, a not-for-profit health system located in southwest Michigan, is a division of Spectrum Health.  Our locations include three hospitals, a comprehensive outpatient service center, regional cancer center, hospice residence, skilled-nursing and rehab facility, and over 40 employed physician practices. Our main campus is a 250-bed hospital located in St. Joseph.  We also have community hospitals in Niles and Watervliet.

Spectrum Health Lakeland and our medical staff partners offer a wide range of services including: 

  • Bariatric & General Surgery, Behavioral Medicine, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Endocrinology, ENT, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery
  • OB/GYN, Occupational Medicine, Oncology, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Rheumatology, and Urology

In addition to providing an array of specialties, we also invest in the latest tools and technologies.  This includes three of the latest Xi models for the da Vinci robotic system for minimally invasive surgery - ranking us among only an elite few in the entire country. We use Epic electronic health records (including Dragon for dictation) and achieved HIMSS Stage 7 meaningful use in 2014 (recertified in 2017). We were the first health system in Michigan to earn this highest level of designation, and one of only about 2% of health systems nationwide!

Spectrum Health Lakeland is a teaching hospital, offering residency programs 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. 


Southwest Michigan has been called the Riviera of the Midwest. We have access to amazing beaches and beautiful dunes along Lake Michigan, with a lush countryside that produces some of the nation's finest orchards and vineyards.

You will enjoy short commutes, no traffic jams, safe neighborhoods, and excellent public and private schools with an increasingly diverse population – only 30 minutes from South Bend, Indiana, and 90 miles from Chicago!

Meet Our Physician Services Team

Thank you for considering Spectrum Health Lakeland and our community partners for career opportunities. We are here to serve you and ensure you have the best recruitment experience because we care and are committed to bringing the very best talent to Southwest Michigan!

Stephanie McNeil, MBA
Executive Director,
Physician Services
Phone: (269) 985-4484

Chad Simcox
Lead Physician Recruiter/Liaison
Lakeland Health
Phone: (269) 985-4485
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Alexis Johns

Physician Recruiter/Liaison
Lakeland Health
Phone: (269) 982-4808
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Kelli Dardas
Physician Recruiter/ Liaison
Lakeland Health
Phone: (269) 982-4801

You may fax a copy of your CV to Physician Services at (269) 985-4486. Please be sure to indicate the opportunity in which you are interested.

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