Trauma Surgery / Critical Care Surgery - Level II Trauma - Tertiary Medical Center in Indiana
Lutheran Hospital is seeking candidates for a full time Acute Care/Trauma Surgeon. Candidates must be BC/BE in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. The candidate will join a high volume, well respected Acute Care Surgery model at a tertiary care Level 2 Trauma Center in Northeast Indiana. This is an opportunity to join a progressive, successful, collegial group in a thriving health care system. No Visa support.
- Required Surgical Critical Care certification
- Rotating block schedule
- Clinic attached to the only hospital covered
- 24/7 Advanced Practice Provider support
- Opportunities include: resident teaching, research, and outreach
A comprehensive benefit package will be offered and may include:
- Generous salary plus incentive
- Medical Education Debt Repayment
- Health and Retirement
Lutheran Hospital, an affiliate of Lutheran Health Network is a 396 bed tertiary facility located in Fort Wayne, IN delivering healthcare to over 1.3 million residents. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and offers a wide range of services, including: Cardiac Services (cardiac research, open heart, and heart transplantation), Renal Transplant, Oncology, GI/Endoscopy, Pediatrics, OB, Orthopedics, Occupational Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Sleep Lab, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, and Diabetes Treatment Center.
Lutheran Hospital is a 396-bed tertiary care facility that opened on Thanksgiving Day in 1904. Lutheran’s areas of specialized care include northern Indiana’s only heart and kidney transplant programs, a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®, Level II verified adult and pediatric trauma centers, an accredited and commended community hospital cancer care program and a certified primary stroke center. Lutheran’s trailblazing history of heart care is also evident through its accreditations as a heart failure institute and chest pain center. It has also achieved advanced certification from The Joint Commission for ventricular assist devices. Lutheran Children’s Hospital teams with more than 75 pediatricians practicing in 27 areas of pediatric specialty in an environment filled with imagination and color. Lutheran Hospital is committed to providing the highest level of expertise and technology locally so patients don’t have to travel hours from home to receive the care they deserve.
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. The community of Ft. Wayne, Indiana is a great place to live, work and play. Ft. Wayne, the state’s second largest city, is a three-time All-America City Award winner and has also received the City Livability Award from The United States Conference of Mayors. Our community is affordable – 9% below the national average – and regularly ranks near the top of the list for most affordable housing. The educational system includes multiple universities and excellent public and private schools. Art and cultural activities include a 66-mile trail network, the Philharmonic, multiple museums, and sports teams. “The Summit City” also offers many opportunities for golf enthusiasts including courses designed by Jack Nicklaus. Furthermore, Ft. Wayne is centrally located and just a short drive from major metropolitan areas such as Chicago, Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Detroit.
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 Ft. Wayne, St. Joseph Hospital and Community Memorial Hospital, an affiliate of the network located in northwestern Ohio.
www.LutheranHealth.net and www.VisitFortWayne.com