Working for UP Health System - Portage

For all of us at UP Health System - Portage, improving the health of our community is not just a job. It’s a way of life.

We are dedicated to bringing the best people and the best technology together to create an environment conducive to healing and gaining health.

We offer a variety of employment opportunities for skilled, dynamic people who would like to join a team that is committed to providing compassionate, high-quality healthcare for our community.

Our Culture

We strive to make UP Health System - Portage an exciting, fulfilling place to work. That’s why we seek out the most qualified, enthusiastic employees, and we provide the support they need to thrive.

Our workplace culture inspires excellence in all of our endeavors by exemplifying our Service Excellence Standards - Accountability, Communication, Excellence, Innovation, Respect, and Teamwork. We value the efforts of our staff and recognize that each member of our team makes an important contribution to the continued success of our organization.

Our Team

We employ more than 800 people at UP Health System - Portage, and each one makes essential contributions in our mission of making our communities healthier. Teamwork is the key to achieving our goals as an organization.

We value diversity and seek out people whose individual strengths will complement our team as a whole. UP Health System - Portage is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Where We Live

We are located in the Houghton/Hancock area of Michigan’s ruggedly beautiful Upper Peninsula. This scenic place near Lake Superior is home to Michigan Technological University and Finlandia University. Our warm, family-oriented community offers excellent schools, a thriving arts scene and year-round outdoor recreation.

Our Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package for employees, which includes:

  • paid time off
  • medical, dental and vision insurance
  • prescription drug plan
  • disability plan
  • life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care
  • tuition reimbursement
  • employee assistance program with free counseling services
  • leaves of absence
  • myHealth employee wellness program

*Benefit eligibility may vary for positions 

Contact Us

Thank you for considering employment at UP Health System - Portage.

For more information about joining our team, please call our Human Resources Department at (906) 483-1516 or (800) 573-5001 (toll-free).