Spectrum Health Lakeland Physician &
Advanced Practitioner Careers

We invite you to explore our open opportunities. Discover Our Culture, and learn about why "Our Patients Say It Best" at Spectrum Health Lakeland!

Find out why Lakeland was ranked one of the 15 Top Hospitals® in the nation by IBM Watson Health™ in 2019 and achieved a Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ from Healthgrades – placing us in the Top 5% of hospitals in the country.

Small-town values, big-city amenities, advanced technology, and heartfelt care!

For a list of all available opportunities, please click on the "In This Section" dropdown at the top of the page.

Featured Opportunities



Location: Lakeland Neurosurgery




Location: Lakeland Urology




Location: Lakeland Heart & Vascular


About Spectrum Health Lakeland

Spectrum Health Lakeland, a not-for-profit health system located in southwest Michigan, is a division of Spectrum Health.  Our locations include three hospitals, a comprehensive outpatient service center, regional cancer center, hospice residence, skilled-nursing and rehab facility, and over 40 employed physician practices. Our main campus is a 250-bed hospital located in St. Joseph.  We also have community hospitals in Niles and Watervliet.

Spectrum Health Lakeland and our medical staff partners offer a wide range of services including: 

  • Bariatric & General Surgery, Behavioral Medicine, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Endocrinology, ENT, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery
  • OB/GYN, Occupational Medicine, Oncology, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Rheumatology, and Urology

In addition to providing an array of specialties, we also invest in the latest tools and technologies.  This includes three of the latest Xi models for the da Vinci robotic system for minimally invasive surgery - ranking us among only an elite few in the entire country. We use Epic electronic health records (including Dragon for dictation) and achieved HIMSS Stage 7 meaningful use in 2014 (recertified in 2017). We were the first health system in Michigan to earn this highest level of designation, and one of only about 2% of health systems nationwide!

Spectrum Health Lakeland is a teaching hospital, offering residency programs in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Dermatology.  We also host 3rd and 4th year medical students from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Central Michigan University College of Medicine. 


Southwest Michigan has been called the Riviera of the Midwest. We have access to amazing beaches and beautiful dunes along Lake Michigan, with a lush countryside that produces some of the nation's finest orchards and vineyards.

You will enjoy short commutes, no traffic jams, safe neighborhoods, and excellent public and private schools with an increasingly diverse population – only 30 minutes from South Bend, Indiana, and 90 miles from Chicago!

Meet Our Physician Services Team

Thank you for considering Spectrum Health Lakeland and our community partners for career opportunities. We are here to serve you and ensure you have the best recruitment experience because we care and are committed to bringing the very best talent to Southwest Michigan!

Stephanie McNeil, MBA
Executive Director,
Physician Services
Phone: (269) 985-4484

Chad Simcox
Lead Physician Recruiter/Liaison
Phone: (269) 985-4485
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Alexis Johns

Physician Recruiter/Liaison
Phone: (269) 982-4808
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Kelli Dardas
Physician Recruiter/ Liaison
Phone: (269) 982-4801

You may fax a copy of your CV to Physician Services at (269) 985-4486. Please be sure to indicate the opportunity in which you are interested.

We Are Lakeland

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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

We're Ready for You at Spectrum Health Lakeland

While the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us all in new ways, we want you to know we are here for you.

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.

COVID-19: Lowell Hamel, MD "The Fight of His Life"

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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