Physician Opportunities

Are you looking to join a growing organization on the cutting edge of behavioral health services in a beautiful and thriving region?

Pine Rest provides an environment that allows you to grow and develop your psychiatric career in a variety of ways. We offer countless career opportunities because of our size, scope of services, specialty programs, research and focus on education. 

  • Leading behavioral health services provider in the region and one of the 5 largest free-standing behavioral health providers in the U.S.
  • A full continuum of services for children, adolescents, adults and seniors.
  • Designation as a teaching hospital by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services with educational programs in the behavioral health field at bachelors, masters, doctoral, and residency levels.
  • A Department of Psychiatry for Michigan State University with faculty appointment through MSU's College of Human Medicine
  • Over 80 psychiatrists on medial staff
  • 100+ year tradition of providing behavioral health services with professional excellence, Christian integrity, and compassion. 

Extensive Programs & Services

Psychiatric Residency – First class started in 2014

Hospitalization Services – We manage 200 licensed beds through 7 specialty units on campus:

  • 36-bed child and adolescent unit
  • 4 adult units
  • An older adult unit
  • An adult unit for co-occurring behavioral health/substance use disorders 
  • A psychiatric medical unit at the Mercy Health Saint Mary’s in downtown Grand Rapids

Partial Hospitalization Programs (Day Programs) 

  • Child and adolescent
  • Adult
  • Mother and Baby Program for perinatal mood disorders that allows mothers to bring their infant along to treatment. Only the 3rd of its kind in the U.S.

Outpatient Clinic Network of 19 Clinics -- including:

Addiction Services 

Residential Programs 

Community Services & Outreach 
Behavioral Health Solutions – Providing behavioral health management, consulting and staffing for regional medical organizations 

Award Winning Hospital Systems & Research Facilities

Grand Rapids is home to several award-winning hospital systems, as well as the Van Andel Institute, a world-class primary research facility. The breadth and quality of health care in Grand Rapids, along with a growing research climate, recently convinced Michigan State University to re-locate the College of Human Medicine to downtown Grand Rapids. Pine Rest has long been a key player in the medical community, and is excited to be bringing psychiatric graduate education to the area.

Downtown Grand Rapids

Liveability & Culture

Grand Rapids, West Michigan, Northern Michigan and Southwest Michigan offer a friendly, welcoming environment for families as well as singles and couples.

The city of Grand Rapids features a bustling downtown with many restaurants, nightclubs, theaters, museums and sports venues in a renewed and thriving downtown ( Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine is also located in downtown Grand Rapids, joining more than two dozen other colleges and universities that call West Michigan home. Housing is very affordable and there are excellent school districts in the immediate area. 

Grand Rapids has a thriving art scene including ArtPrize, a three week, three square mile art competition, symphony, theater, opera, music and more.

Here are a few of the latest headlines about the great things happening in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We invite you to see it for yourself. 

Recreation and Natural Beauty

Michigan is home to numerous natural wonders including miles of sugar sand beaches and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore recently named the most beautiful place in America by Good Morning America. Recreational opportunities for water sports, beach going and sports fishing abound at hundreds of inland lakes as well as over 3,000 miles of shoreline along the Great Lakes. The state also has hundreds of miles of bike trails, championship golf courses, camping, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, canoing, kite surfing and more.

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Comprehensive Benefit Package

  • Medical plan: 2 healthcare plans to choose from
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • Prescription plan
  • Life and AD&D insurance: Coverage for employee and dependents
  • Competitive time-off package (based on length of service)
  • 403b (with match) and 457 retirement plans
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts: Health & Dependent Care
  • Payroll direct deposit

We invite you to join our team and become part of a dynamic organization united to bring healing moments to those we serve. Please click on the orange "Physician Opportunities" box to the left or below to see what exciting opportunities are currently available.