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Pediatric Neurologist Physician Saginaw, MI (Perm)

Saginaw, MI 48602

Job Description

Central Michigan University (CMU) College of Medicine and CMU Health, in conjunction with Covenant HealthCare is seeking full-time Board Certified or Board Eligible Pediatric Neurologists to join the Pediatrics Department.  

CMU Health in partnership with Covenant HealthCare is building a pediatric residency program and the complementary pediatric specialties.  CMU Health sponsors eight residency programs including pediatrics.  This is a comprehensive department, developing a full complement of subspecialties to support our new pediatric residency program!  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. 

Job Description:
  • Central Michigan University (CMU) College of Medicine and CMU Health, in conjunction with Covenant HealthCare is seeking full-time Board Certified or Board Eligible Pediatric Neurologists to join the Pediatrics Department.
  • Rapidly growing pediatric department in a new pediatric residency program 
  • Fellowship-trained in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology is preferred.
  • Focus on providing care for both pediatric inpatient consults and ambulatory outpatient service
  • Candidates must have exemplary clinical skills and a strong interest in teaching
  • Role includes resident and medical student education
  • 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. 
  • Opportunity for EEG and sleep study interpretation is also available
  • Serving patients from a large geographic region of over 20 counties
  • Vast primary care referral network to support this position
  • Opportunity to teach, treat and lead positive change throughout the region
  • Time allocations for research and academic pursuits
  • Medium-sized city within a friendly community
  • Low cost of living, ample housing, easy commute to large cities and international airport
  • Vibrant local attractions and outdoor activities
  • Flexibility to fit candidates into the appropriate setting for the development of candidate and success of program
  • Open to H-1B candidates, but cannot accept J-1 waivers
  • Not accepting Locums candidates
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Excellent compensation package based on MGMA private practice benchmarks (with incentive opportunity).  Provider may submit salary expectations.
  • Commencement bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • Excellent benefits package
  • CME allowance with (5) five days
  • Malpractice/liability
  • License(s) expense
  • Four (4) weeks of PTO
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible (0-5 years of residency) in Neurology with a Special Qualification in Child Neurology 
  • Fellowship-trained (to be completed prior to start)
  • Active MI license (or willing to obtain)
  • State interest and experience in scholarly activities 
  • Controlled Substance License CSR/CDS (or willing to obtain)  
About Covenant HealthCare and Children's Hospital:

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
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