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Primary Care Physician for Saginaw Township, MI (Perm)

Saginaw Township, MI 48415

Job Description

Covenant HealthCare is seeking Board Eligible/Board Certified Internal Medicine (preferred) and Family Medicine and physicians to practice full-time within the collegial medical group setting.   If you are seeking a rewarding career in a four-season paradise, then this is the opportunity for you!

Job Description:
  • Internal Medicine candidates are preferred!  Family Medicine candidates looking to start working in 2025 are also encouraged to submit.
  • Located in the Great Lakes Bay Region.  Current openings are located in Bay City, MI and Saginaw Township, MI.  However, additional sites will be opening up for 2025 start (inquire at interview).  Current locations have openings due to upcoming retiring physicians.
  • If you are seeking a rewarding career in a four-season paradise, then this is the opportunity for you!
  • Provide direct primary medical care to all patients with the highest medical standards and ethics in a caring, nurturing atmosphere while keeping with Covenant HealthCare mission, vision, and values.
  • Covenant offers state-of-the-art technologies in combination with a compassionate and highly trained staff.
  • Many practice sites designated patient-centered medical homes, some with CPC+ status
  • Monday through Friday schedule, no weekends or holidays
  • Shared call arrangement with primary care colleagues (phone only)
  • Outpatient practice settings with a robust employed hospitalist program in place
  • 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
  • Open to new graduate candidates.  Will have experienced doctors in the house working with them.
  • Accepting H1B candidates, but not accept J1 waivers
  • Not accepting Locums candidates
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Covenant offers extremely competitive base compensation follow MGMA guidelines and are based on training/fellowship and experience (to be discussed at interview).  Provider may submit salary expectations.
  • Signing bonus
  • Relocation assistance if applicable 
  • Student loan repayment and/or educational stipends for residents and fellows
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Professional liability coverage
  • 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.
  • Board Eligible (within 5 years of residency) or Board Certified in Internal Medicine (for 2024 start) or Family Medicine (for 2025 start) 
  • MI license (or willing to obtain) 
  • Board Certified
  • Board Eligible
  • Michigan
ABOUT THE FACILITY About Covenant Health Care:
Covenant HealthCare is one of the largest, most comprehensive health care providers north of metro Detroit. Located in the heart of the Great Lakes Bay Region, Covenant is the sixth largest hospital in Michigan with 643-beds and the regions 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 servicing people from more than 20 counties across central and northeast Michigan. In addition, Covenant also has the only regional neonatal and pediatric intensive care units.

Covenant offers 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, orthopedics, robotic surgery and many other services. 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. 

As the region's preferred hospital and leader in electronic medical records (utilizing EPIC), we support research, education and technology serving as a major teaching hospital in addition to providing training facilities for Central Michigan Universities brand new medical education program in 2013.
  • Forbes ranked Covenant HealthCare as the #1 Best Employer in HealthCare in Michigan two years in a row
  • A major teaching hospital to Central Michigan University’s College of Medicine’s seven residency programs and medical students.
  • Covenant has set the standard for hospital medicine programs nationwide. We have a 24/7 program that allows family medicine physicians to practice in an outpatient setting.
  • Covenant is the largest health care provider in the region and largest health care employer in Saginaw County
  • 4,600+ employees, 500+ volunteers and more than 500+ physicians on medical staff
  • 312,500+ Primary Care and Specialist encounters through Covenant Medical Group
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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