Medical Staff Career Opportunities

Spectrum Health Lakeland Physician & Advanced Practice Provider 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!

Please click here to view and apply for open positions.

View open provider positions at Spectrum Health West Michigan and our other regional locations by clicking here.

Meet a Few of Your Future Colleagues
at Spectrum Health Lakeland

About Spectrum Health Lakeland 

Spectrum Health Lakeland is a division 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.  

Our division 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 (Interventional & Non-Interventional), 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, 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 and are HIMSS Stage 7 meaningful-use certified - a distinction less than 7% of U.S. health systems have achieved.

Spectrum Health Lakeland is a teaching hospital, offering residency programs 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.

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!

Pursue Your Passion & Love Life in a Great Community on a Great Lake!

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
Senior Director,
Physician & APP Recruitment            
Spectrum Health Lakeland & West Michigan
Phone: (269) 985-4484

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

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


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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

COVID-19 Update 12.22.21

Hear from Dr. Hamel and Berrien County Health Department medical director, Rex Cabaltica, MD, as they share the latest COVID-19 headlines in Berrien County.

COVID-19 Update 12.8.21

Spectrum Health Lakeland president, Dr. Loren Hamel and Berrien County Health Department Medical Director, Dr. Rex Cabaltica share the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County.

How can you prepare for the cost of birth?

Are you expecting? You may have a lot of financial questions. Our financial counselors are here to help, regardless of your situation.

How can you prepare for the cost of surgery?

Planning for a surgery? Stay ahead of your health care bills by connecting with a financial counselor today.

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