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  • Applying for a job 

    Hiring new members for our team is one of the most important things we do at Portage Health. Each person on our staff is essential to providing the quality healthcare we promise to our community.

    Our emphasis is always on finding the right person for the right job. We’re committed to maintaining a team of highly qualified, dedicated and diverse professionals.

    We encourage people with a variety of skills and backgrounds to apply for our open positions. We’ve made our hiring process as straightforward as possible. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our team, please view our job listings and review our guidelines on how to apply.

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    Viewing our job postings

    All current job postings are listed on our online job board, with the exception of physician and allied health opportunities, and volunteer opportunities.

    Submitting an application form

    To apply for an open position, you will complete an online application form which includes: education, training and professional experience.

    You will also be given the option to submit a resume and letter of interest.

    To begin the application process, select the job you are interested in applying for on the online job board and click "Apply for this job."

    Becoming a candidate

    Once we have reviewed all applications for a given position, we will choose the most qualified applicants to become job candidates. If you are chosen as a candidate, you will be asked to attend an in-person interview and undergo a background check that may include fingerprinting. All applicants will be informed of our hiring decision in a timely manner.

    Who is an ideal Portage candidate?

    There is no template for the ideal candidate for a job at Portage Health. All of our staff members possess unique skills that make them valuable members of our team. There are, however, certain qualities shared by our employees, which we believe are the best of the best. The attributes we're seeking in a job applicant include:

    • Excellent qualifications and professional experience.
    • Commitment to service and superlative patient care.
    • Willingness to be flexible and embrace change.
    • Dedication to teamwork.
    • Creativity and an eagerness to inspire and be inspired.
    • A desire to embrace year-round living in the Upper Peninsula.
    • A positive attitude and a friendly personality — you’ll see a lot of smiles around here!

    We’re always looking for our next ideal candidate, so please view our job listings. Thank you for considering employment at Portage Health.

    Contact us

    For more information about jobs at Portage Health, please call our Human Resources Department at (906) 483-1569 or (800) 573-5001 (toll-free).


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