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Pediatric Endocrinology Job In Fort Wayne, Indiana

Pediatric Endocrinology - Lutheran Children's Hospital in Indiana - Immediate Need

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Company: Community Health Systems Profession/Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804 Type of Facility: Hospital
Job Description

Lutheran Children’s Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana seeks to recruit a BC/BE Pediatric Endocrinologist to join an established practice. Our current endocrinology team consists of 1 board certified pediatric endocrinologist, 2 certified diabetes educators, a pediatric dietitian, a pediatric social worker and 2 pediatric endocrine nurses. Heavily supported by pediatric intensivists, pediatric hospitalists, and pediatric emergency department.

Make your mark in our community by joining a robust team of pediatric specialists within Lutheran Children’s Hospital including surgery, cardiology, GI, oncology, pulmonology, hospitalists, intensivists, and child-life services.  Many teaching and research opportunities are available including monthly Pediatric Grand Rounds, in-house family practice residents, and IU School of Medicine academic engagement opportunities.  Additionally, we have unique and interesting clinical profiles of patients with our large Amish and Burmese populations.  

Lutheran Children’s Hospital (LCH) is the first comprehensive children’s hospital in Fort Wayne. Since opening in 1999, LCH has created a dedicated “children’s hospital within a hospital” concept with recent facility investment of $10M.  LCH is a tertiary care facility, with neonatal, maternal/fetal and pediatric transport programs that includes Lutheran Air and dedicated LCH Mobile Intensive Care Units, as well as a verified Level II Pediatric Trauma Center.  While our city’s population is right around 360K, the pediatric reach is upwards of 1M.   

The Lutheran Children’s Hospital/Lutheran Health Network facilities include:

  • 24-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), plus 25 beds at Dupont
  • 8-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), plus 3 intermediate beds at Dupont Hospital 
  • 31-bed General Pediatrics Unit, plus 10 beds at Dupont 
  • 20-bed Level III Obstetrics Unit, plus 48 beds at Dupont
  • 7-bed Pediatric Emergency Department
  • 27 areas of pediatric specialty

A comprehensive compensation package will be offered and may include:  

  • Base salary plus incentive
  • Commencement Bonus
  • Medical Education Debt Repayment
  • Relocation
  • CME
  • Health, Life and Retirement Benefits

Fort Wayne, IN  - Northeast Indiana

  • Rated #1 city in Indiana to raise your kids
  • Second largest city in Indiana with a population of 360,000+
  • Named  All-American City Award and a City of Livability
  • Overall cost of living is 9 percent below national average
  • Excellent public, private, and parochial schools, as well as colleges and universities
  • Active academic community, including Indiana University School of Medicine and The Fort Wayne Medical Education Program, a family practice residency program
  • 87 public parks, 25 golf courses and 300 lakes within 50 miles of Fort Wayne
    Family activities: the award winning Children’s Zoo and Science Central
    Art and cultural: Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Embassy Theater, Civic Theater and the Botanical Conservatory
  • Rated #1 city in the country for minor league sports (baseball, basketball, football, hockey, and NCAA Division I college sports)
  • Close to Indianapolis (two hours), Chicago, Cincinnati, and Detroit (three-hours)

 

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Community Information

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.

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About Lutheran Hospital

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).

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