Pediatric Hospitalist

Spectrum Health Lakeland
Shoreham, Michigan
Oct 26, 2020
Oct 26, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

Spectrum Health Lakeland is seeking a board-certified or board-eligible full time Pediatric Hospitalist to join our dedicated team of providers. We will consider training in Pediatrics or Internal Medicine/Pediatrics. Seeking physicians who are patient-centered and team-oriented to join our high performing team.

The Pediatric Hospitalist Team, which includes four physicians and an advanced practitioner, provides coverage for inpatient pediatrics and the newborn nursery at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. Primary duties include:

  • Daily admitting and rounding; average daily census: 2-4 pediatric patients, 8-10 newborns
  • Management of newborns in level 1 nursery (close relationships with NICU facilities nearby)
  • Attend high-risk deliveries
  • Perform procedures, including circumcision, intubation, lumbar puncture
  • Consultations in Emergency Room

Spectrum Health Lakeland received the Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission in 2015, becoming the first health system in Michigan and in the Midwest to receive this designation. Epic EHR helps support our high degree of commitment to technology as a tool to improve outcomes, as demonstrated by our receiving the Davies Award and achieving HIMSS Stage 7 designation.

Spectrum Health Lakeland, ranked one of the 15 Top Hospitals in the nation by IBM Watson Health in 2019, is a teaching hospital offering residencies in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine. We also host 3rd and 4th year medical students from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Central Michigan University College of Medicine.

We are part of Spectrum Health, a $6.9 Billion integrated health system, with an award-winning health plan, teams of nationally recognized doctors, and providers and a network of hospitals and care facilities in Southwest and West Michigan.

Recruitment & Benefits Package

  • Competitive market-based compensation
  • 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 on the shores of Lake Michigan, with access to excellent public and parochial schools and a wide variety of outdoor and cultural activities only 90 minutes from downtown Chicago.

You'll also find a diverse medical staff who care deeply about serving our close-knit community, and many providers who support and participate in medical missions all over the world.

Spectrum Health Lakeland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Learn more at

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