Nurse Practitioner Job In Fort Wayne, Indiana
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St. Joseph Hospital is seeking 2 advanced practitioners (Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners) to join our multidisciplinary team of physicians and allied health providers. Candidate must have Mental Health Certification (or in process).
Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, St. Joseph Hospital is a 191-bed facility and an affiliate of Lutheran Health Network, an integrated healthcare system with 8 hospitals in northeastern Indiana, one of the largest employers in the region. St. Joseph Behavioral Health includes a 30-bed adult acute unit and a 17-bed geriatric unit located on the campus of St. Joseph Hospital in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne, IN.
This opportunity includes a desirable 7 on 7 off schedule, a variety of inpatient work as well as a consult/liaison service at Lutheran Hospital’s 396 bed tertiary care facility. Dynamic team of 3 adult Psychiatrists, 1 mid-level, occupational and physical therapists, behavioral health techs, social workers, and an activity therapist. Average daily census in the geriatric unit = 16, adult unit = 18 to 20. Join Lutheran Health Physicians, a large multi-specialty Group with over 300 providers representing a large range of specialty physicians.
A comprehensive compensation package will be offered and may include:
- Competitive Salary
- Potential for Sign On Bonus and/or commencement bonus
- Relocation Allowance
- CME Allowance, Health, Life and Retirement, Vacation
- Dues, Licensure Fees and Subscriptions
Fort Wayne, 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, 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)
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.
St. Joseph Hospital is a 191-bed facility located in Fort Wayne, Ind., and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC). The hospital provides a wide range of services, including Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Orthopedics, Emergency Services, Wound Care, Home Care, Skilled Nursing Unit, Heart Services, OB, Nationally Verified Burn Center, Hyperbarics, Rehabilitation and Behavioral Health.