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Manistee Primary Care Physician (MD/DO)

Location: Manistee
Status (FT/PT): Full-Time
Shift: Day shift
Req ID: 54717


Join our team and help improve lives!


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7am - 5pm

Call: After hours during the week; weekends are 1 in 6.


We’re seeking a Family Medicine physician to join our amazing team at Manistee Primary Care!  The physician that joins this practice will be joining 2 physicians and 2 APPs.  The clinic offers 1:1 MA’s and in-office lab draws.


Physicians & Advance Practice Providers Employed by or under a Professional Services Agreement with a Munson Healthcare entity.

NOTE: Does not include independent members of the medical staff

·         550+ Physicians and Advance Practice Providers

·         >65 Practice Sites

·         Primary and Specialty Care

·         Inpatient and Ambulatory Care

·         $120M Net Revenue Annually

·         Area of Continued Strategic Growth for MHC


Munson Healthcare offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.

·         Competitive compensation and full benefits

·         401(k) matching

·         Continuing education credits

·         Health and dental insurance

·         Malpractice insurance

·         Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling

·         Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services

·         Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans

·         Student loan repayment eligible

·         Relocation assistance

·         Savings & retirement plans, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance


  1. Manage chronic conditions and acute episodic illnesses and minor injuries, using best practices, i.e., evidence-based practice
  2. Obtain relevant health and medical histories from patients and/or caregivers
  3. Perform physical exams appropriate for age and history
  4. Identify medical and health risks and needs
  5. Order, conduct and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests
  6. Formulate the appropriate plan of care based on history, physical exam, clinical findings and any diagnostic findings
  7. Develop care plans and communicate plan to patient, their care giver, or family
  8. Perform procedures within the scope of expertise (e.g., I&Ds, suturing wound closure, etc.)
  9. Identify non-pharmacologic interventions and prescribe non-pharmacologic therapies; identify pharmacologic interventions and prescribe pharmacologic therapies
  10. Provide relevant patient education
  11. Make appropriate referrals to physicians and other health professionals and community agencies
  12. Participate in quality improvement review on a periodic basis, including systematic review of records and treatment plans, helps disseminate findings and implement plans for improvement
  13. Serve as an educational resource for ancillary staff
  14. Complete and maintain written electronic records in a timely fashion and in compliance with MHC standards


1.      Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare.


2.      Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson    Healthcare.


3.      Promotes personal and patient safety.


4.      Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.


5.      Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital and its partners work together to provide superior quality care and promote community health. 


6.      Acknowledges safety is a self-responsibility.  Knows physical requirements of the job and works within those guidelines. Performs job duties safely at all times, utilizing learned body mechanics and transferring/lifting techniques.  Plans actions to promote safety. Reports any unsafe situation/equipment according to hospital procedure.


7.      As a health care provider, primary responsibility of the physician is to promote and maintain health in all age populations; and to prevent disease and illness exacerbation. 


8.      Assists in policy and procedure development for Manistee Primary Care operations and clinical interventions.


9.      Maintains visibility within the community as a primary health care provider.  Serves as a role model to clinic staff, faculty, and the community at large.


10.  Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Education / Training: 

  • MD or DO
  • Successful completion of an approved U.S. Residency training program approved by the Accrediting Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) of the American Medical Association, or the American Osteopathic Association or its equivalent.

Certification, Licensure, Registration:

  • Board eligible/certified for internal or family medicine practice in the State of Michigan


·    Candidate must apply for and be granted applicable clinical privileges through MHC’s credentialing processes before rendering services

·        Good judgment and problem solving skills.

·        Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

·         Ability to make quality, independent medical decisions.

·         Time management and organizational skills.


Munson Healthcare is northern Michigan’s largest and leading healthcare system. Based in northern Michigan, our team of medical experts, award-winning hospitals, and related organizations serve people in 30 counties. Munson Healthcare is comprised of regional referral center Munson Medical Center (Traverse City) and 7 community hospitals: Cadillac Hospital (Cadillac), Charlevoix Hospital (Charlevoix), Grayling Hospital (Grayling), Kalkaska Memorial Health Center (Kalkaska), Manistee Hospital (Manistee), Otsego Memorial Hospital (Gaylord), and Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital (Frankfort). Across the system there are 694 licensed acute care beds and 212 licensed long-term care beds. Most of the region’s 540,000 residents can receive comprehensive quality care in or near their local community with access to sophisticated diagnostic technology such as 3D tomography, advanced cancer and heart treatments, and the latest robotic technology, stereotactic radiosurgery, and non-invasive surgical procedures.


Situated along the Lake Michigan shoreline and located just west of the Huron- Manistee National Forest, Manistee offers an array of outdoor activities and sightseeing that suits both laidback and adventure-seeking lifestyles. Enjoy all the amenities of living in scenic northern Michigan with an affordable cost of living along with both public and private schools. Manistee hosts distinctive festivals and community parades – including the annual Victorian Sleighbell Festival, which pays homage to Manistee’s Victorian days. Nearby forests, orchards, farms, and 25 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, offers many 4 season adventures.

As a non-profit healthcare system, Munson Healthcare provides more than $60 million annually in:

  • Community Education
  • Free, discounted and unreimbursed healthcare services
  • Healthcare programs

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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