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Ascension Health Physician, Faculty Pediatrician in Detroit, Michigan

We Are Hiring

Ascension St. John Hospital - Ascension Pediatrics Department is looking for a full time Pediatrician to join our elite team!

Why Join Ascension?

About Ascension St. John Hospital

  • Ascension St. John Hospital was founded in 1952 and is a regional referral teaching hospital.

  • We provide comprehensive accredited training to over 200 resident physicians, 30 fellows, and 56 core medical students in accordance to ACGME requirements.

  • Level I Trauma Center with a Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center accreditation

  • Certified Stroke Center with advanced certification by the Joint Commission. We specialize in neuro-endovascular treatments for acute stroke.

  • Named a Blue Distinction Center in both cardiovascular and orthopedic care by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network

  • Averaging 28,000 admissions, 3,000 births, 15,000 inpatient/outpatient surgeries and over 105,000 ER visits annually

About Grosse Pointe

  • Located on the southwest shore of Lake St. Clair

  • Grosse Pointe offers a strong sense of community offering close knit neighborhoods

  • 20-minute drive from central businesses in Detroit

  • The school district is known for academic excellence and includes a planetarium

About Ascension Medical Group

When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

Ascension St. John Hospital is looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatrician for our Pediatric Department.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Ascenesion St. John Hospital to work as a faculty member.

  • Ascension St. John Children’s Center is located in Detroit, Michigan on the campus of Ascension St. John Hospital.

  • Faculty Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of students and residents

  • Didactic and clinical teaching

  • Lecture Presentations

  • Mix of inpatient & outpatient responsibilities

  • Inpatient rounding LDRP, Special Care Nursery and Pediatric Floor

  • Outpatient visits consist of preventive and well-checks, physicals, acute care, mediation management for asthma, ADHD, etc.

  • Call Schedule:

  • Night Call: 1 in 9 days (averages 3-4 night calls per month)

  • Weekend calls are rotated among the group (5-6 weekends per year)

  • Office Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 8:30am-5pm

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):

  • Physician MD/DO with Prescriptive Authority credentialed from the Michigan Board of Medicine obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Verified by local Credentialing Office.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).


  • Diploma

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required

Work Experience:

  • Interest in working with medical students and residents

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

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Reasonable AccommodationAscension Michigan provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: reasonableaccommodations@stjohn.org. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Ascension Michigan will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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