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Spectrum Health PHYSICIAN, Pediatric Rheumatologist in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Facility: 25/35 Michigan Street - GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Department: Pd Hdvch Rheumatology

Category: Physician

Classification: Full-time with Benefits (A1)

The Section of Pediatric Rheumatology is recruiting a BC/BE Pediatric Rheumatologist to an established and thriving practice that is actively engaged in clinical research and is a part of the Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA). The new partner will enjoy working in a practice that is fast paced and provides services that focus on serving the needs of the tertiary and quaternary out patient populations, and on those who require acute care in the hospital setting. The new phsician will be a quality and safety driven individual and will be key in the continued expansion of the program. This position demands a focus on quality and safety as well as efficiency in work flow.

Practice Description:

The physicians in the practice are members of The Spectrum Health Medical Group. The Spectrum Health Medical Group is a growing, physician-led, multispecialty practice. For more information, The Pediatric Rheumatology staff includes two board certified Pediatric Rheumatologists, 4 R.Ns., and a social worker.**

Facility Description:

Ranked in 4-specialties (2018-19) US News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is a state-of-the-art, globally integrated, 236-bed free standing dedicated children’s hospital located on the main campus of Spectrum Health in downtown Grand Rapids, MI. Annually, there are 8760 inpatient and 124,600 ambulatory visits, as well as over 55,185 children seen in the Pediatric Emergency Department (Level 1 Trauma rated). HDVCH also has one of the nation’s largest NICU’s (108-beds).

Compensation Package:

Malpractice insurance, health, dental, disability and life insurance. Paid time off for vacation, illness, CME and relocation allowance.

Strong communities, natural beauty, lots to do:

Grand Rapids, Michigan’s second largest city is located just 40 minutes from the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan, boasts top-rated public and private schools, seven colleges, a variety of recreational activities, cultural opportunities and professional sports.**


Karyn Hazel, Spectrum Health Physician Recruitment, (616) 486-6683, or email:

Basic Qualifications:

Education - Medical Degree (MD or DO)

Licenses -

Current M.D. or D.O. license for the state of Michigan.

Current State of Michigan and Federal Narcotics Licenses.

Basic Life Support (BLS) Specific to SHMG 90 Days

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Specific to SHMG: ACLS required if stress tests performed or as required by specialty. 120 Days

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Specific to SHMG: (PALS is required by if specialty or stress test performed 120 Days

Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.