Palliative Care Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Muskegon, Michigan
Posted
Jan 10, 2019
Closes
Jan 10, 2020
Ref
1951265
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Mercy Health Muskegon (MHM) has an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Palliative Care physician to be part of a well-established practice located in Muskegon, Michigan. 

The successful physician will join an innovative, comprehensive Palliative Care program. The program is highly regarded and integrated into the healthcare system and provides a variety of services including ICU integrative services, Inpatient consults and population disease management, targeting geriatric patients.

The Palliative Care provider should expect respectful open communication between colleagues including warm and competent partners.  Mercy Health is a supportive healthcare system in a great city and surrounding area that has an excellent quality of life.  Mercy Health also has an affiliation with Michigan State University Medical School and teaching opportunities may exist if desired.  

The Palliative Care physician is expected to possess a dynamic personable demeanor and will work collaboratively within the palliative care team and with other healthcare providers. 

Preference will be shown to experienced candidates, however candidates who have recently completed training may be considered. 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Palliative Care Physician to join Mercy Health Muskegon.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Mercy Health Physician Partners offers an excellent compensation and benefits package for the right candidate.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Mercy Health Muskegon (MHM) is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan and serves Muskegon, Ottawa, Oceana, and Newaygo County residents.  MHM is a teaching hospital and the second largest health care organization in West Michigan.  The system is the largest employer in Muskegon County, employing more than 4,000 associates.

MHM has an approximate 21,000 inpatient discharges and 137,000 emergency/urgent care visits annually.  The organization employs 375 physicians and offers a number of exclusive specialty physician care services for the region.  MHM is committed to innovation, quality, diversity, compassion and access for all.

MHM is building an addition for all hospital-based services to be under one roof.  The campus will include 267 expansive, private patient rooms The addition includes a new Emergency Department, state-of-the-art surgical and procedural areas, and modern amenities and technologies throughout the existing Mercy Campus.

MHM specializes in heart and vascular procedures supported by a cath lab, special procedure room, an open-heart surgery program, comprehensive cardiac rehab, and an accredited vascular lab.  The hospital is a recognized leader in orthopedic and spine surgeries, with physicians performing many leading-edge procedures.  More than half of Muskegon's babies are born at the Special Delivery Birth Center, and the Center for Breast Imaging and other women's services are known throughout the region for their advanced technology and caring people.

MHM maintains the largest primary care network along the lakeshore with a diversity of practices to meet patient preferences, from complimentary medicine to traditional family care/internal medicine, to geriatric and urgent care medicine. 

For more information, please visit our website at www.mercyhealthmuskegon.com

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Muskegon, Michigan was rated #13 in the Top Places for Physicians and Surgeons survey by GoodCall.com in 2015. 

Muskegon offers a taste for every season.  Summer’s warm weather creates the perfect backdrop of blue skies and bright sunshine, ideal for spending time on the beach.  Winter’s crisp, clean air and deep snows offer powder-perfect snowboarding, sledding, skating and skiing.  The vivid Spring greenery and spectacular Autumn colors, complimented by mild temperatures, enhance the ideal arena for biking, fishing, and golfing.  In addition to the lush outdoor treasures, festivals, live theatre and musical entertainment, vibrant history and rich culinary experiences give a whole new reason to Experience the Lake Effect!

A torch has been lit in the Muskegon area, igniting a burst of new development, cultural opportunities and year-round recreation in a community that continues to evolve and excite.  Muskegon is a region with a plan: to unite in successful enterprises, revel in stunning natural resources and amenities, support tourism and provide quality of life that includes a range of residential communities in safe, friendly neighborhoods.

The knowledge-based economy is buoyed by the inventive entrepreneurs bringing the latest in technology and advancement to the area, as well as business owners who are the backbone.  They are supported by family-owned businesses and service jobs that cater to visitors who flock to West Michigan to enjoy one-of-a-kind shopping opportunities, pristine beaches, protected dunes and lush lakes and rivers.

Forbes magazine recently ranked Muskegon as #12 nationwide for culture and leisure venues among cities its size and Muskegon is the highest-ranking city in Michigan for job growth.

Located at the heart of the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline, Muskegon County is just a short drive, flight, bus, or ferry ride from cities like Detroit, Milwaukee, and Chicago.

For more information on Muskegon, visit www.visitmuskegon.org

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