Working in Charlevoix

Sailboats in the harbor in CharlevoixMaybe it’s the drawbridge in the center of town. Maybe it’s the exquisite Lake Michigan setting. For whatever reason, the pace and quality of life is just different here – more relaxed and more personal, a place you may have thought no longer exists.


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About Our Community

It’s called “Charlevoix the Beautiful” and who can argue with that? From its petunia-lined city streets to its stunning harbor, this small community is as pleasant as it is picturesque. Charlevoix bustles in the summer and breathes easier in the winter, offering four seasons of spectacular recreation.  

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About Charlevoix Hospital

Clinical staff meets with a patient in CharlevoixCharlevoix Hospital boasts the highest level of physician satisfaction among the nine Munson Healthcare hospitals. It is a treasured gem among rural community hospitals in northern Michigan. Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood along the Lake Michigan shore, it offers a perfect blend of friendly, personal attention and sophisticated, advanced technology and services.

A beautiful Chemotherapy and Infusion Center overlooks the calming waters of Lake Michigan. New and newly renovated surgical suites provide a quality setting for general and complex surgical procedures, including joint replacement and neurosurgical spine procedures.

  • Founded: 1919
  • Beds: 25
  • Medical staff: 82 active and visiting specialists
  • Located: 50 miles north of Traverse City

A Great Place to Work

Charlevoix Hospital is known for hometown caring and employees love working here. Consequently, the turnover rate is very low. The majority of medical staff relocated to Charlevoix from other communities – and they stayed because it is a great place to practice.

Charlevoix Hospital partners with Michigan State University’s Rural Health Residency program by providing opportunities for residents. First year nursing students seeking their associate's degree in nursing from the local community college are hosted at the hospital each fall and winter semester.

Special Recognition

Top 100 Critical Access Hospital 2016

Charlevoix Hospital was named one of iVantage Health Analytics’ Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States in 2016.

Part of the Community

Charlevoix Hospital is a member of five local Chambers of Commerce (Charlevoix, Boyne Area, East Jordan, Petoskey, and Beaver Island) and is actively and integrally involved in each of these communities, partnering in many worthwhile community events. The hospital’s Wellness Workshop shares space in downtown Charlevoix with the Charlevoix Courier newspaper and provides school nurses to surrounding area schools at no charge to them.


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