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Pediatrics - Gastroenterology Physician - Academics Job with Covenant HealthCare in Saginaw, MI

Job ID: 1241066

Pediatric Gastroenterologists Needed to help Growing Pediatric Residency

Saginaw, MI 48602

Highlights & Benefits

  • Academic Opportunities

Job Description

Central Michigan University (CMU) College of Medicine and CMU Health, in conjunction with Covenant HealthCare is seeking a full-time BC/BE Pediatric Gastroenterologist to join the Pediatrics Department.  This position is best suited for candidates who are at the assistant or associate professor level, but all ranks will be considered.  A leadership role will be considered for those with the requisite experience; all faculty are appointed through Central Michigan University College of Medicine.  CMU Health sponsors eight residency programs including pediatrics.  Our academic faculty consists of qualified professionals who are dedicated to undergraduate and graduate medical education and providing excellent care to the communities we serve.  This role includes resident and medical student education.

CMU Health in partnership with Covenant HealthCare is growing a pediatric residency program and the complementary pediatric specialties. Our combined efforts focus on providing care for both the pediatric inpatient service and the ambulatory setting. We serve patients from a large geographic region of over 20 counties.    There is a vast primary care referral network to support this position.    We are located, in the Great Lakes Bay Region – admired for its friendly communities, excellent cost of living, and great quality of life. 

Position Description: The Department of Pediatrics at CMU Health is seeking faculty members specializing in Pediatric Gastroenterology. Our rapidly growing pediatric department is seeking candidates who have exemplary clinical skills and a strong interest in teaching. This position comes with a competitive salary, benefits, and work hours. This is a comprehensive department, developing a full complement of subspecialties to support our new pediatric residency program! This position is a full time, employed position that offers a very competitive salary and benefit package.

Candidate must be able to obtain a Michigan license and be interested in scholarly activities. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ambulatory outpatient service and well as inpatient consults.  There is a favorable call schedule and the opportunity for academic research.  This opportunity provides flexibility to fit candidates into the appropriate setting for the success of the program as well as the development of the candidate.

CMU is an equal opportunity employer.

Requirements

·              MD/DO

·              State of Michigan licensed or eligible

·              US BE/BC in Pediatrics

·              Controlled Substance license

·              Must meet credentialing criteria

·              Fellowship training preferred

Compensation Package includes:

·              Excellent benefits package

·              Commencement bonus

·              Sign on/starting bonus

·              Relocation assistance

·              CME allowance with (5) five days

·              Visa Sponsorship

·              Malpractice/liability

·              License(s) expense

·              Four (4) weeks of PTO

Covenant HealthCare is one of the largest, most comprehensive health care providers north of metro Detroit and a member of the Children’s Hospital Association. Located in the heart of the Great Lakes Bay Region, Covenant is the sixth largest hospital in Michigan with 643-beds and the region’s only Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center including air medical transport service. We have more than 20 inpatient and outpatient facilities, including two major acute care medical centers and serving people from more than 20 counties across central and northeast Michigan. The newly designated, Covenant Children's Hospital has the only regional neonatal (level III) and pediatric intensive care units.

Highlights of Covenant Children’s Hospital

·              Covenant Children's Hospital is the region's leader in children's health care

·              A full complement of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists

·              Inpatient and outpatient services, unique to the region

·              Specialized Pediatric Emergency Care Center

·              55 bed Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Level III), staffed 24 hours by neonatologists

·              10 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, staffed 24/7 by Pediatric Intensivists

·              Dedicated Pediatric Sedation Service for neurodiagnostic studies

·              Patient and Family Centered Care

·              Child Life Specialists

·              Covenant Center for Autism

·              Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation at Covenant HealthCare - on campus state-of-the-art rehab center offering inpatient and outpatient pediatric physiatry services

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Saginaw, MI 48602