Endocrinology Job In Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Lutheran Hospital/Lutheran Medical Group seeks a board eligible/board certified Endocrinologist to join a very busy, established practice. This 100% Endocrinology and predominantly outpatient opportunity is due to increasing demand in the community. The service area encompasses 23 counties with a current population of over one million residents, including 360,000 in Allen County alone. The practice staff consists of one other endocrinologist and five advanced practitioners; three NP’s cover the hospital with occasional clinic coverage and two others are designated specifically for the clinic.
LMG Endocrinology uses the Shared Medical Appointment approach for diabetes treatment and education. The onsite Certified Diabetic Educator performs a series of three classes covering medical conditions, medications, treatment options and test results. The practice Registered Dietitian provides nutrition instruction.
The current clinic hours are Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm; procedures include ultrasounds, thyroid biopsies and needle aspirations. The anticipated call schedule is 1:4. No Visa support offered.
A comprehensive compensation package will be offered and may include:
- Base Salary plus Incentive
- Commencement Bonus
- Medical Education Debt Repayment
- Health and Retirement
Lutheran Hospital is a 396-bed tertiary care center in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Since 1904, Lutheran Hospital has maintained its commitment to meeting the healthcare needs of northeast Indiana. Key services include Cardiac Care, Children’s Hospital, Comprehensive Cancer Center and Emergency Medicine including the only Pediatric Emergency Department in the region, Musculoskeletal Center and Neurological Services, Cardiac and Renal transplant center.
Members of the Lutheran Health Network, which is owned by Community Health Systems, include Bluffton Regional Medical Center, Dukes Memorial Hospital, Dupont Hospital, Kosciusko Community Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, The Orthopedic Hospital, RediMed, Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Wayne, St. Joseph Hospital and CommunityMemorialHospital (an affiliate).
The community of Fort Wayne, Indiana is a great place to live and work; earning the All-American City Award and the City of Livability Award. Our community is affordable with a cost of living 9% below national average. The education system includes universities, colleges and excellent private and public schools. Art and cultural activities are abundant with an award winning zoo, nature trails, orchestra, museum in addition to professional sports, minor league and Division I college sports. Furthermore, it is a short drive to major metropolitan areas like Indianapolis, Chicago and Cincinnati.
Medical practices attracted to city
Fort Wayne is one of the best places in the country to open a medical practice, according to a Pennsylvania-based firm that estimates small-business values.
Fort Wayne ranked fourth in the latest rankings from BizEquity. Business values are based on what they would be sold for in the open market, said Tom Taulli founder of BizEquity, which released the rankings Friday.
Taulli said 150 cities with populations exceeding 100,000 were evaluated for the study. Indianapolis ranked 15th.
BizEquity’s rankings consider revenue, number of employees, local economic environment and market share. The firm doesn’t consider medical practices valued at more than $10 million, Taulli said.
Lutheran Hospital is a 435-bed facility located in Fort Wayne, Ind. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and offers a wide range of services, including Cardiac Services (including cardiac research), Pediatrics, OB, Oncology, Orthopedics, Occupational Medicine, Heart Transplantation, Emergency Medicine, Sleep Lab, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery and a Diabetes Treatment Center. HealthGrades recognized Lutheran with the 2005 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence(r).