Metro Health System
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Aug 21, 2019
Aug 20, 2020
Full Time
Position Type
Metro Health – University of Michigan Health Gastroenterology – IBD Specialist Physician

Metro Health - University of Michigan Health is seeking a board certified/board eligible gastroenterology physician to be the IBD Specialist for a busy, multi-physician group.  Physician recruit would have a clinical and endoscopic practice focused in IBD with option for additional general gastroenterology work. The following qualifications are required for the position:

  • Fellowship training in IBD preferred
  • Willing to travel to outpatient locations within the surrounding counties

About Metro Health – University of Michigan Health

As an affiliate of University of Michigan Health, Metro Health offers the region integrated access to a world class system of leading edge healthcare services with its patient-centric, holistic approach. The Hospital is an award-winning leader in community healthcare. Metro Health - University of Michigan Health serves more than 250,000 patients annually from across West Michigan - and beyond.  The 208-bed general acute care teaching hospital provides a comprehensive suite of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, including the fastest emergency department in the region, cancer and cardiac care, robotic and traditional surgery, family practice, sports medicine and others.  The LEED-certified hospital - one of the first in the nation - sits at the heart of the 170-acre Metro Health - University of Michigan Health Village, a community of support services and retail.

In 2019, Metro Health was the only Grand Rapids area hospital included among the "Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" by the National Association of Business Resources based on job satisfaction, recognition, diversity, work/life balance and compensation and benefits, among other things – for the fourth consecutive year.

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Work Environment Features:

Grand Rapids is an active and growing multicultural community with museums, Broadway performances, over 20 craft breweries, professional sports teams and close proximity to the state’s more than 3,500 lakes. Rated one of the best places to raise a family in the United States.  Low cost of living and housing costs.  Excellent outdoor opportunities, especially water-related.

  • Located in beautiful West Michigan
  • 15 minutes from Gerald R. Ford International Airport
  • Approximately 35 minutes from Lake Michigan
  • Affordable housing
  • Supportive community with good public and private schools

GI Practice Features

  • Health system employed model
  • 3 full-time APPs
  • Subspecialty service lines including interventional endoscopy and hepatology already operational
  • 1:6 to 1:7 call
  • Single hospital coverage
  • Dedicated GI HOPD adjacent to the hospital with plans to expand to additional ASC when needed

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