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Our Recruitment Process and What to Expect

Our recruitment process begins with an online application. If you're a first time applicant to Spectrum Health Lakeland you will need to create an account in our system. By registering, your application will be stored online and you will be able to be copy it when applying for other positions in the future. Registration requires a valid email address so that we will be able to communicate with you. If you don't have an email account, you can obtain one, free of charge, from You will be able to access your email from any computer that has Internet access.

If you do not see a position that you would like to apply for in our current job openings, please register for our Talent Network. When the position that you are interested in is posted on our website you will be notified via e-mail.

Applications for employment are reviewed daily. Every person who applies for a position receives an email confirmation acknowledging receipt of his or her interest. Rest assured, if there is a potential fit between your background and an open position, you will be contacted to schedule a telephone interview. This phone interview will better assess whether or not an individual meets the Lakeland traits. We are looking for engaged, high energy, positive individuals with a strong work ethic. If your background does not align well with the position, you will be notified by email.

Following a successful telephone interview, the department manager will contact you for an onsite interview. Be prepared to answer both general questions about your background as well as specific questions about situations you have encountered in your work history. Provide as much detail as possible in your responses – for example, what you worked on, who you worked with, problems you encountered, how you solved the problems, feedback you received and what you learned from the situation.

The final step in the recruitment process is a group interview by a team of your potential peers.
Soon after the final interview, you will be contacted by a recruiter with a decision regarding employment with Lakeland Health.

Need Help?

If you need help using a computer, contact either of the locations below. You’ll also find educational resources and information about General Education Development (GED®) Testing assistance. Please call first; you will need to set up an appointment.

Michigan Works!
499 West Main Street
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 927-1799

Opportunities Center
1286 Pipestone Road
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 926-2430, extension 1154

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Project SEARCH

To learn more about Project SEARCH, please contact Erin Wright, Manager Recruitment, Human Resources at (269) 927-5192

Lakeland News in Review: September 2016

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Lakeland Sets Aside $50 Million to Address Racial Equity and Health Inequities

The Board of Directors of Spectrum Health Lakeland approved an expanded strategy to address racial and ethnic health equity in Southwest Michigan.

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Lowell Hamel, MD, never imagined he would soon be battling for his own life in the fight against COVID-19.

We're Ready for You - Loren Hamel, MD

If you have a health need right now, then it deserves our attention right now. Whether you want to see us virtually or in person, don’t delay your care. We are ready for you.

We Stay Home For You

Thank you to all those serving on the front lines. You are the true heroes. Together, we are strong. Together, we will see this this through.

Lakeland has a Heart to Serve now with Spectrum Health

Improving health, inspiring hope, saving lives. Spectrum Health Lakeland is now part of Spectrum Health offering an expanded care team, additional specialties, and new technology for you and your family.

Spectrum Health Lakeland: Your 100 Top Hospital

IBM Watson Health™ published its 100 Top Hospitals® 2019 study naming Lakeland among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. based on overall organizational performance.

We Are Lakeland

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