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Oncology/Hematology Physician at Saginaw, MI (Perm)

Saginaw, MI 48603

Job Description




Covenant HealthCare, located in Saginaw, MI, is seeking two dynamic and dedicated physicians to join our outstanding team in the Oncology and Hematology department.  Take advantage of these opportunities to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our patients and be a part of a team dedicated to excellence.
Job Description:
  • Seeking skilled physicians seeking a fulfilling career with a commitment to providing compassionate and patient-centered care. These positions are hospital-employed.
  • These jobs are open due to an increase in volume and to the departure of a physician.
  • Full-scope Medical Oncology and Hematology care.
  • Approximately 20% inpatient, 80% outpatient
  • Approximately 30% Hematology, 70% Solid Tumor
  • Current patient census:  outpatient is about 25 patients per clinic; inpatient volume varies but averages 5-10 patients
  • Practice has 3 full-time Medical Oncologists (see both Hematology and solid tumors) providers and 1 full-time Hematologist (sees only Hematology, benign and malignant).  Current group of providers are a very cohesive unit and does not have much, if any, turnover.  Outstanding mentors are available to those coming out of training.
  • Peer-to-peer relationship with MD Andersen, a curbside consult type of relationship
  • Support staff:  Each physician has a dedicated medical assistant and clinic RN, 2 inpatient NPs who cover the group.
  • As a regional referral center, Covenant HealthCare is at the forefront of advancing programs that support the entire spectrum of cancer care, offering state-of-the-art diagnostic and support services. 
  • Our physician practices reside within a multidisciplinary cancer care center in Saginaw, MI.  However, there are some satellite clinics that also need support - some occasional travel to these locations may be required.
  • Academic affiliation:  There is the potential due to the proximity to medical students and residents.  We are a teaching and training institution for Central Michigan University's College of Medicine.
  • Working on a current partnership to make research more robust.
  • Our center, on average, ranks in the top 10% nationally for patient experience. 
  • Provides our patients with a “one stop shop” where all the cancer related services, labs, imaging, etc., can be found under one roof and easily accessible. 
  • Established group with a strong reputation and a dedicated commitment to the community. Fully staffed clinic with newly remodeled offices and waiting rooms. Shared call schedule with a dedicated inpatient floor at the hospital, just minutes away from the cancer care center and clinic. Inpatient and outpatient APP support.
  • Cancer Care Center: Our 26-bed inpatient unit serves as the primary facility for hematology/oncology services. It provides a comprehensive and patient-centric approach to cancer care.
  • Infusion Radiation: We utilize the latest technology and advances in our field, including the Elekta Versa HD Linear Accelerator with cloud-based Brainlab/Exactrac (allowing us to target individual brain lesions and preserve healthy tissue). We’re also the only center in the region to offer Xofigo®, an injection used to treat bone metastasis in prostate cancer patients. We have also incorporated Brachytherapy – Flexitron machine that specializes in treating cancer using a radioactive source.
  • Infusion Therapy Center: Our outpatient facility is dedicated to providing chemotherapy, infusion therapy, injections, and blood products. It ensures a comfortable and supportive environment for patients undergoing outpatient treatments.
  • Breast Health Center: Newly renovated and exclusively focused on the prevention, early detection, and treatment of breast cancer, our Breast Health Center showcases our commitment to comprehensive and specialized care.
  • Clinical Excellence: Covenant HealthCare has a proven track record of clinical excellence, earning numerous quality achievement awards. Our commitment to providing high-quality care is evident in our outcomes and patient satisfaction.
  • Workplace Excellence: Join a team that values workplace excellence. Our experienced and compassionate team is dedicated to maintaining a quality-driven, caring, and supportive atmosphere.
  • EMR:  EPIC
  • Open to H-1B visa candidates, but cannot accept J-1 waivers
  • Open to new graduates and experienced candidates
  • Not accepting Locums candidates
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Compensation Base:  $525k-$625k - excellent compensation package based on MGMA standards, training, and experience. Compensation is data driven, and physicians work under a RVU model but also have a guaranteed salary in the first 2 years.  Referrals are split and shared among the group as they come in, not identified.  To be discussed at interview.  
  • Sign-on bonus $50k
  • Potential productivity bonus
  • Relocation assistance if applicable $15k
  • Student loan repayment and/or educational stipends for residents and fellows
  • Professional liability coverage
  • Health insurance
  • Dental and vision
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid CME – the practice assumes some of the physician’s expenses such as membership in one organization, renewal of licenses, etc.
  • Paid time off for CME, holidays, sick, vacation, etc. (37 days per contract year)
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible (0-5 years of residency) in Hematology - REQUIRED
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible (0-5 years of residency) in Medical Oncology - REQUIRED
  • MI license (or willing to obtain) - REQUIRED
  CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Board Certified
  • Board Eligible
STATE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Michigan
ABOUT THE FACILITY About Covenant Cancer Care Center:
 

From diagnosis to treatment to rehabilitation, the experts of the nationally recognized Covenant Cancer Care Center will stand by you every step of the way. As a member of MD Anderson Cancer Network – a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center, one of the leading cancer centers in the U.S. – we can access advanced treatment guidelines and best practices no other hospital in the region can. Add the latest technology and a comprehensive team of specialists, and you have a one-stop shop for extraordinary care, close to home.

 

About Covenant HealthCare:
 

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.

About the Community:

Covenant is located in Saginaw County, about a hundred miles northwest of Detroit. Working here gives our employees easy access to both the city and the beauty of northern Michigan—and the time to take advantage of it.

Walkable, riverfront towns where shops and eateries dot the blocks, with cozy stays right near inviting waters. Neighborhoods alive with public art and humming with low-key nightlife, local pours and delicious comfort food. Historic theaters and architecture, pristine art galleries and polished museums.

Moments like these fill every pocket of these six magnetic cities. But if you’ve seen one of them? You’ve still only seen one. Because while unsalted freshwaters and unspoiled trails knit this nature-rich region together — each one-of-a-kind locale adds its own splash of personality. Explore them all!

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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