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Elevate Your Nursing Career

As a cornerstone of healthcare excellence in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, UP Health System–Marquette offers nurses a supportive and innovative work environment where they can thrive. With state-of-the-art facilities and advanced technology, you'll have the resources you need to deliver exceptional patient care, backed by our commitment to quality and safety.

Whether you're a seasoned nurse looking for a new challenge or a recent graduate eager to launch your career, UP Health SystemMarquette offers career pathways tailored to your interests and aspirations. With a commitment to work-life balance, UP Health SystemMarquette is more than just a workplace, it's a place where nurses make a meaningful impact in healthcare. Get a head start on your next role by connecting with our recruiter now. 

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Connecting You to Nature and Community

A small city with big ideas, Marquette, Michigan, is a dreamland for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Without long commute times, congested highways, or a high-pressure environment, you have more time to prioritize what is most important to you. Live in the moment by pursuing a hobby, being present in raising a family, or enjoying the limitless recreation opportunities that Marquette has to offer. Walk to sandy beaches on Lake Superior; hike, bike, and explore on our trails. Wrap yourself in a blanket of bright stars, clean air, and fresh water.

Nursing Careers at UP Health System–Marquette

We are proud to be part of a strong and growing health system offering rewarding opportunities for nurses. We recognize the invaluable contributions nurses make to healthcare every day, and we're committed to providing them with the tools, training, and support they need to succeed. REACH is an acronym that embodies our nursing support including Recruiting and Retention, Education, Advancement, Culture, and Honors. REACH your full potential at UP Health System–Marquette. Here, we are dedicated to investing in our nurses over the full lifespan of their careers and supporting their growth—and success—every step of the way.

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New RN Grad? Launch Your Nursing Career Here

Your professional growth as a UP Health SystemMarquette nurse is of the utmost importance and is why all new-grad RNs enter the Nurse ResidencyComponents of this paid career opportunity include:  

  • One-on-one mentorship support  
  • Cohort conference opportunities  
  • Clinical skills simulations   
  • Collaborative capstone project tailored to your clinical interests  
  • 35 nursing contact hours

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The Nurse Residency is a valuable tool for the new nurses in the UP Health System. It provides the training and resources needed to help our nurses transition into practice and has given them much-needed confidence as they begin their career.

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Pride in our people

  • Sign-on bonus of up to $7,500 available to qualified RN candidates
  • Competitive pay, flexible shifts, and paid time off (PTO)
  • Expansive benefits package including tuition reimbursement and retirement matching plan
  • Leadership development and growth opportunities
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Connect with our Recruiter

From your application to your first day, your experience matters, and I am here to help. If you have questions about a role, our benefits, or the hiring process in general, let's connect so you can discover your dream career at UP Health System–Marquette.

Paula Swartout, clinical recruiter
call/text: 906.282.1179

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Great care lives here

UP Health System–Marquette is part of Lifepoint Health, a diversified healthcare delivery network committed to making communities healthier® with acute care, rehabilitation, and behavioral health facilities from coast to coast.

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