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Neurosurgery Physician for Saginaw, MI (Perm)

Saginaw, MI 48602

Job Description


Covenant Medical Group (CMG), the employed physician network of Covenant HealthCare, is seeking two Board Certified/Board Eligible Neurosurgeons, with a preference for Neuro-endovascular training, to join an expanding Neurosciences program at their Saginaw, MI location. 

Job Description:
  • The Neurosurgeons will join a team comprised of three Neurosurgeons and four Medical Neurologists, with support from a strong group of Neuroradiologists. The region’s busiest emergency department with about 100,000 visits per year. 
  • Ten-bed dedicated Neurotrauma Critical Care Unit. 
  • Robust Hospitalist service provides medical consultative support. 
  • Post-acute care hospital by Mary Free Bed attached to Covenant HealthCare hospital facilities.
  • As a Primary Stroke Center, Covenant was recently granted the highest award by the American Stroke Association for providing outstanding stroke care.
  • State of the art stroke rehabilitation services are provided through a joint venture partnership between Covenant HealthCare and Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital.  
  • The inpatient rehabilitation program is CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities). There are several physiatrists on staff to direct rehabilitation care and neuropsychology consultation service available.
  • Open to H-1B candidates, but cannot accept J-1 waivers
  • Not accepting Locums candidates

Compensation and Benefits:
  • Excellent compensation package based on MGMA standards and experience (to be discussed at interview). Provider may submit salary expectations.
  • Potential for loan repayment
  • Relocation bonus available
  • Opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest minds in the medical field
  • Strong commitment to patient care
  • Physician-led culture
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Sense of community and belonging
  • Board Eligible/Board Certified in Neurological Surgery 
  • MI license (or willing to obtain) 

About Covenant HealthCare:

From moms-to-be to babies to great-grandfathers, Covenant HealthCare is the one health system in the Great Lakes Bay Region that delivers extraordinary care across generations and across specialties. As the largest, most comprehensive health care provider in the region, you can trust Covenant HealthCare with the health needs of your entire family. We offer a broad spectrum of programs and services ranging from high-risk obstetrics, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, to acute care including a Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, cardiology, oncology, orthopaedics, robotic surgery and many other services.

But as a non-profit, our extraordinary care goes beyond our outstanding medical services. It’s our compassionate and caring team that makes the difference; their support means you always have someone by your side from diagnosis to recovery. We go above and beyond for our patients every day, and in every way. And that extraordinary commitment extends to the communities we serve. Because by working together for a healthier community, we can build a better tomorrow for generations to come. 

Here’s why more families across the region prefer Covenant HealthCare:
  • We serve 20 counties across northeast and central Michigan
  • We have more than 560 physicians
  • We have more than 20 inpatient and outpatient facilities
  • We have 643 acute care licensed beds
  • We have over 90,000 visits a year in our trauma/emergency care center
  • We serve seven critical access and community hospitals across Michigan's thumb region and in central Michigan
  • We are the largest health care employer in the Great Lakes Bay Region
  • We have more than 4,400 employees and 380 volunteers

About the Community:
The economically diverse County of Saginaw is located in the central portion of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula and is part of the Great Lakes Bay Region. Saginaw County, with a population of nearly 200,000 residents, is a hub of research, product development, and manufacturing for the auto, chemical, silicon, advanced materials, and technology industries. The Region is home to chemical and innovation giants such as Dow and Hemlock Semiconductor. Its automotive sector is led by Nexteer Automotive, two General Motors facilities, Means Industries and a number of suppliers.

Midland, Bay City, Saginaw and Mount Pleasant are the heart of the Great Lakes Bay Region. From the bustle of Downtown Saginaw to the quiet agricultural communities of Gratiot County, the Great Lakes Bay Region spans diverse communities throughout the heart of Michigan.  Thanks to its blue-collar heritage and convenient access to the rest of the world, businesses of all types are finding that the Great Lakes Bay Region is their perfect home.

With a population of more than 575,000 residents, the Region is a hub of research, product development, and manufacturing for the auto, chemical, silicon and agribusiness industries. Here you will find unique opportunities to partner with some of the world’s experts in Solar, Medical and Advanced Manufacturing research and work side-by-side with well-established and start-up companies on the cutting edge of new technologies.

Saginaw County is the Region’s medical center featuring the new Central Michigan College of Medicine, and is an established service area for professional services, such as accounting and legal specialties. The Great Lakes Bay Region also has a strong position as a retail and tourist destination, which coincides with exceptional quality of life.

The Great Lakes Bay Region is the largest watershed in Michigan, making it a place rich with natural resources. The Saginaw River and eight different rivers intertwine and drain into the Saginaw Bay which is connected to Lake Huron.

A growing economy, outstanding healthcare, low cost of living, award-winning schools, and diverse housing options are all available in Saginaw. Our region has a vibrant, big-city feel with small city expenses and charm!

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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About Saginaw, MI

Explore exciting job opportunities in the vibrant Saginaw, Michigan area! Saginaw, situated in the heart of the Great Lakes Bay region, offers a perfect blend of rich culture, breathtaking landscapes, and endless growth prospects for job seekers. From the historic Saginaw Art Museum to the stunning Dow Event Center and the iconic Temple Theatre, this city boasts a diverse array of attractions. Indulge in sumptuous local cuisine, catch a game of the Saginaw Spirit hockey team, or unwind at the picturesque Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House. Saginaw truly encapsulates the charm of Michigan living, making it the ideal place to kick-start your career journey. Dare to dream big in Saginaw!

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  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support