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Pediatric Hospitalist

Position Description

St. Luke's is excited to offer a great opportunity for a BC/BE Pediatrician or Med/Peds provider to become part of our newly-established and growing Pediatric Hospitalist program. Join the group of St. Luke's inpatient pediatric team consisting of 5 Pediatric Hospitalists who self-proclaim to be the most fun department in the hospital!

  • Available FTE: 1.0

  • 24/7 in-house pediatric hospitalist coverage. Fair and equitable distribution of night, weekend, and holiday coverage. No home call.

  • Coverage includes inpatient pediatrics, ED consultation, newborn nursery care, 34+ week level II nursery care, and as needed, newborn delivery attendance all within a single hospital setting.

  • You will see patients in a private, 8-bed Pediatric Unit with dedicated and proficient nursing staff who are cross- trained to manage newborns, children, and mothers providing nursing continuity.

  • Enjoy a brand new and bustling birthing center experiencing nearly 800 deliveries per year.

  • Work setting highlights include the lovely neighboring Lake Superior, a newly remodeled birthing center, brand new Emergency Department setting, current remodeling of the level II nursery with private family rooms and state of the art equipment updates.

  • Ample opportunities for interdepartmental collaboration with OBGYN, Surgery, Emergency Department, Primary Care Pediatrics, and Family Medicine. Pediatric Specialist consultation available through local and statewide partnerships including The University of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota.

  • Additional opportunities to explore your interests in quality improvement, teaching, and community activism.

  • The physician will have opportunities to work with Family Medicine Residents and University of MN Medical Students.

  • NRP & PALS certification required.


  • Competitive Salary

  • Hospital Employed Position


  • Duluth, MN

  • Duluth population: 87,000

  • Service area: 500,000

Meet the Physicians

Why Duluth?

  • There are so many outdoor activities to do! The Duluth area offers a large amount of parks and recreational facilities, thus allowing opportunities for skiing, skating, snowmobiling, boating, hiking, fishing, camping and much more.

  • Duluth consists of more than 30 neighborhoods, so you can choose the perfect location to match your desires. Within these 30+ neighborhoods, there are 23 public schools, 3 charter schools, 1 private school, and 4 parochial schools. The area also consists of several colleges and universities.

  • It was rated as one of the top four Midwestern small cities, based on livability, by Money Magazine.

  • The city of Duluth is rated first in the U.S. for quality healthcare in communities of its size.

  • You can’t beat the views of Lake Superior!

Contact our Physician Recruiters for more information!

Nimet Jackson | 218.249.5103

April Knapp | 218.249.5027