Seeking Family Medicine Physicians NORTHERN INDIANA - Driving Distance to Chicago/Ft. Wayne/Indianapolis
Dukes Memorial Hospital in Peru, Indiana is seeking to recruit a BC/BE Family Medicine Physician to join established hospital affiliated primary care practice ("Miami County Medical Center") including an Family Medicine physician (Dr. Mary Meyer) and mid-level practitioner. The position does not require ER call but does require practice call; the practice (telephone) call is currently 1:3. A hospitalist program is in place and available to the medical staff. OB is an option for candidates who want to practice those skills but it is not a requirement for the position.
Office is 2 miles from the hospital and has space for up to 4 providers.
Reason for Need: Supply/Demand. The area has a shortage of 6.2 Family Medicine physicians.
There may be some flexibility with the schedule and hours required; outpatient only or traditional medicine. The opportunity to grow with the practice is unlimited!
A comprehensive compensation package will be offered and may include:
- Competitive Salary (based on MGMA guidelines) plus Incentive (WRVUs)
- Commencement Bonus
- Medical Education Debt Repayment
- CME Allowance
- Relocation Assistance
- Health, Life & Retirement
- Vacation, Holidays & Sick Time
Selling Points:* Centrally located with proximity to Chicago, Indianapolis and Fort Wayne.
* Community is rich in the arts, music, theater and art.
* Community offers a variety of outdoors activities like hunting, fishing, boating, camping, kayaking, world class golf course "Rock Hollow Golf Club".
Dukes Memorial Hospital, a member of the Lutheran Health Network, is a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Peru, Indiana, 60 miles southwest of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and approximately 70 miles north of Indianapolis. Dukes is accredited by The Joint Commission and provides a full complement of ancillary services similar to an acute care facility. The hospital has an accredited chest pain center and offers a wide range of services including a 24-hour emergency department, inpatient and outpatient surgery, outpatient clinics, a sleep lab, a full-service laboratory, obstetrical services, and diagnostics including MRI, CT, nuclear medicine and digital mammography. Dukes also provides rehabilitation and cardiac rehabilitation services.
Lutheran Health Network, whose members are owned by subsidiaries of Community Health Systems, is an integrated healthcare delivery system and the largest healthcare provider in the region with eight separately licensed hospitals and nearly 1,000 licensed beds including 793 in Allen County alone. The foundation of Lutheran Health Network is a strong team consisting of more than 7,000 associates. Each network entity offers a wide range of services and specialties. LHN facilities had more than 41,500 inpatient admissions and more than half a million outpatient visits in 2012.
Lutheran Health Network continues to provide patients with extensive access to specialized care through its hospitals, patient care centers and physician practices. The strength of Lutheran Health Network allows it to recruit highly skilled physicians, innovate with the newest technology and participate in clinical research. These attributes enable it to sustain and grow its spectrum of services, and most importantly, deliver the choice, support, care and patient experience that have long been its hallmark.
Network members 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 Community Memorial Hospital, an affiliate of the network located in northwestern Ohio..