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Physician – Family Practice (MD or DO) *STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS*

Job Number:  UC-100-100-002                

Number of Hours:  1.0 Full-time

Location:  Houghton, MI

Job Responsibilities (This is a condensed list of duties and is not to be taken as the complete job description):

  • Provides direct patient care • Diagnose/Treat diseases/disorders and make appropriate disposition • Prescribe, dispense, and administer medications • Maintain records of medical history and treatment utilizing the problem-oriented medical record • Refer patients for specialty care as needed • Provide information and education to patient and family members regarding diagnosis, treatment, prevention and safety in accordance with HIPAA guidelines • Receive abnormal test results after working hours (during on-call coverage) • Provide urgent treatment as needed • Initiate/continue medical regimens • Provide follow-up and treatment as needed • Responsible for hospital admissions, rounding and after-hours call

Education, Training, Licensure & Credentialing Required:

  • M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited medical school and Licensure by the State Board of Medical Practice
  • Board certified or board eligible in primary care (Family Practice or Internal Medicine)
  • Valid State of Michigan licensure
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Experience in primary care
  • Able to provide health care in a sensitive, nonjudgmental manner to persons of all economic levels and cultural backgrounds
  • Able to examine, diagnose, and treat clients of all ages independently

Student Loan Forgiveness – Visit for more details and eligibility.

Primary care medical, dental and mental/behavioral health clinicians can get up to $50,000 to repay their health profession student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment to work at an approved NHSC site in a high-need, underserved area. The payment is free from Federal income tax and is made at the beginning of service so you can more quickly pay down your loans.

Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) is a Federally Qualified Health Center and is a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deemed Facility.
UGL receives funding from The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and has Federal Public Health Service deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims for itself and its covered individuals.
This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H80CS26511 Health Center Cluster, total award amount of $1,839,050 with 89.9 % financed from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.