PEDIATRIC PHYSICIAN OPPORTUNITY
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UP Health System is now accepting qualified BC/BE Pediatrician candidates to join the Pediatric Specialists practice. Qualified applicants may include MD or DO practicing physicians, recent graduates or near future graduates.

Opportunity Requirements:

  • Board Certified in Pediatrics is preferred, Board Eligible acceptable

Opportunity Details:

  • Medical group employed position
  • Expectations: Average 20-25 patients per day ages birth to 21 years old. Attend average of two high risk births per month. Primarily outpatient care
  • Current Practice: 3 Pediatricians, 2 Nurse Practitioners
  • Schedule: Office open 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday, no weekends or holidays. Beeper call coverage up to 10 days per month
  • Location: Main clinic located one mile from hospital in Marquette with Upper Peninsula's only NICU. Additional clinics are at Bell Hospital in Ishpeming and Doctor's Park in Escanaba
  • Equipment and Services: Practice Partner is current EMR. NICU transport team

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Competitive Compensation with Extensive Benefits:

  • Sign-on and wRVU bonuses
  • Opportunities for 2-year monthly residency stipend, student loan repayment, relocation assistance
  • Comprehensive benefits package may include: malpractice coverage, CME, paid holidays, deferred compensation. Health, dental, vision, life insurances and 401k match options 
  • High earning potential with affordable cost of living

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Bell Hospital, 25-bed Critical Access for your Friends and Neighbors

  • New hospital built in 2008 with attached medical office building for 10 specialty practices
  • 25-beds dedicated to birthing suites, acute care and swing bed rooms
  • Physician staffed 24 hours a day, serving western Marquette and Baraga counties 
  • Inpatient and outpatient services including: general, orthopedic, gynecological, endoscopic, ophthalmologic, plastic and oral surgeries 
  • Yearly average stats include: 300 babies born, 3,500 surgeries, 1,300 inpatients and 83,000 outpatients 
  • A LifePoint Affiliated Hospital
  • One of three hospitals in the UPHS system (Marquette and Portage) offering extended services 
  • UPHS main campus in Marquette opening a brand new, 265-private bed hospital early 2019

Why Ishpeming?

  • Just off the Lake Superior shoreline and in the thick of hundreds of miles of trail systems for outdoor enthusiasts year around
  • Rich history including the site for the longest-running underground iron ore mine
  • Highly ranked public and community school systems 
  • Site for Noquemanon Cross Country Ski Marathon and the Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Race
  • Home to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum
  • 20 minute drive to Marquette, 1.5 hour drive to Houghton/Hancock
  • Marquette's Sawyer International Airport connecting daily to Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Chicago


UPHS - MARQUETTE; Brand New, 265-Private Bed Hospital Opening SPRING 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

Why Marquette?

  • 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

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Top Micropolitan Area - Site Selection Magazine
eCities 2015 Five-Star Top Performing Entrepreneurial Community - University of Michigan Dearborn College of Business Practice
2014 Michigan Excellence in Technology Award for "Best IT Community Engagement" - State of Michigan 
2016 "Kraft Hockeyville" Grand Prize Winner
3rd Best Place to Raise a Family - Forbes Magazine
Location for "2018 Bible of Bike Tests" - Bike Magazine 
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