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UP Health System (UPHS), in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, has opened a search for two BC/BE Hematologist/Oncologists to join our Cancer Care Team. This three-hospital system is home to the Federally Designated Regional Referral Center to the residents (300k) of the UP. Balance your life in big-minded, family oriented communities, with a small town feel. 

Two Locations, One Team:

  • UP Health System – Marquette in Marquette, hospital system main campus
  • UP Health System – Portage in Hancock

Opportunity Detail:

  • Prefer BC/BE in Hem/Onc but BC/BE in Oncology is required
  • Estimated 18-25 patients per day
  • Call shared among physicians
  • Patient population includes broad range of solid tumors, hematologic malignancies, and benign hematologic conditions 

Practice Detail:

  • Hospital employed and well established throughout both communities
  • Currently three physicians, two APPs, two Rad/Oncs
  • Chemotherapy administered on-site at both locations
  • Collegial and supportive medical staff
  • Patient navigators, financial counselors, and oncology social worker
  • Tumor Registry with three Certified Tumor Registrars; weekly multidisciplinary Tumor Board and quarterly Tumor Site Committees
  • Part of the Duke Cancer Care Network

Hospital System Detail:

  • Three hospital system; UPHS – Marquette, UPHS – Portage, UPHS – Bell (Ishpeming)
  • Hospitalist coverage for admissions and 24hr oversight
  • Strong primary care, neurosurgery, urology, general and thoracic surgery availability
  • Diverse geography, world class biking, alpine and Nordic skiing, coastal living 
  • UP Health system is part of the LifePoint Health hospital system, awarding the support and stability of a nationally regarded healthcare system

UP Health System and UP Cancer Care Accolades and Accreditations:

  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACOS CoC)
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NaPBC)
  • Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI)
  • Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center is a collaboration between Northern Michigan University and UPHS -- Marquette, which is conducting primary research on the formation of brain tumors

Competitive Compensation with Extensive Benefits:

  • Commencement and wRVU bonuses
  • Opportunities for monthly residency stipend, student loan support, relocation assistance
  • Comprehensive benefits package including: malpractice coverage, CME, annual dues in two professional societies, paid holidays, deferred compensation. Health, dental, vision, life insurances and 401k match options 
  • High earning potential with affordable cost of living

Brand New, 265-Private Bed Hospital Opened June 2019

  • A Duke LifePoint Affiliated Hospital
  • Regional Referral Center to Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP)
  • Level II Trauma Center, as verified by the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma
  • Three-hospital system (UPHS - Marquette is main campus) and hospital-owned clinics in eight other communities throughout Michigan's Upper Peninsula 
  • Our 200+ physicians provide the UP with an extensive range of specialties: Heart Center, Cancer Care Center (Duke-affiliated cancer program), Brain & Spine Center, Rehabilitation Center, Behavioral Health, Digestive Health, Weight Loss Center, Woman & Children's Center
  • Granted Designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  • Awards and recognition from The Joint Commission and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Home to U.P. Telehealth Network - a leading telehealth network in the nation
  • Numerous affiliations with universities and community colleges throughout the Midwest 
  • Teaching and training for medical students, family medicine residents, Pharm.D. pharmacists, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, nurse anesthetists, radiographers, surgical technicians, and dietitians
  • Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center is a collaboration between Northern Michigan University and UPHS -- Marquette, which is conducting primary research on the formation of brain tumors
  • Awarded an 'A' Safety Grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades - among the best in the country for preventing harms and putting our patients first! Spring 2018

Marquette, Michigan

  • Over 80 miles of Lake Superior shoreline 
  • Wide variety of outdoor activities year round, from kayaking and fishing to skiing and snowshoeing
  • Over 150 miles of trails for biking, hiking, cross country skiing and running
  • UP's largest community making us a regional hub for education, healthcare, outdoor recreation, arts, and culture 
  • Home to Northern Michigan University 
  • Sawyer International Airport connecting daily to Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Chicago


THRIVING Micropolitan City:
3rd Best Place to Raise a Family - Forbes Magazine
2016 "Kraft Hockeyville" Grand Prize Winner
Location for "2018 Bible of Bike Tests" - Bike Magazine 
eCities 2015 Five-Star Top Performing Entrepreneurial Community - University of Michigan Dearborn College of Business Practice
Top Micropolitan Area - Site Selection Magazine
2014 Michigan Excellence in Technology Award for "Best IT Community Engagement" - State of Michigan 
Voted 8/1,300 Best Small Cities in America - nerdwallet.com 
Marquette Senior High School Awarded Silver Medal - US News
Bronze Level Trail System - International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)
A North America Best Paddling Town - canoekayak.com
Top 10 Winter Family Getaways - The Weather Channel