Pediatrician Needed for Outpatient Pediatric Practice in Northern Indiana
Kosciusko Community Hospital seeks to recruit a BC/BE Pediatrician to be a full-time partner in a thriving outpatient pediatric practice ("Pediatric Health Care") in a small community setting. The candidate will join with one other full-time Pediatrician (Dr. Dillon) and a Nurse Practitioner with a possible future hire of another pediatrician for a total of three full-time physicians. Pediatric Hospitalist/PICU and Neonatologists/NICU are readily available for consultations. Call schedule is flexible but all efforts will be made so that call will be shared evenly (1 in 3).
A comprehensive compensation package will be offered. *No Visa support.
There is an option for traditional practice if desired (inpatient/outpatient).
Hospital duties include:
- Healthy newborn visits
- Management of non-critical transient problems encountered during neonatal period (e.g., jaundice, hypoglycemia, TTN, rule-out sepsis) that can be managed at a Level 1 nursery
- Routine acute illness admissions for pediatric patients outside of the newborn period
- Attendance at C-sections or vaginal deliveries ONLY when requested by OB, if problems are anticipated
- Occasional resuscitation and stabilization of newborns until transfer to facility with higher level of care
A comprehensive compensation package will be offered and may include:
Salary (based on MGMA guidelines) plus Incentive
Medical Education Debt Repayment
CME, Med Lic and Dues
Health, Life and Retirement
Kosciusko Community Hospital is located in Warsaw, Indiana and is centrally located between Fort Wayne, Indiana and Chicago. This 72-bed facility is a member of the Lutheran Health Network and has achieved 100 Top Hospital status from Thomason Reuters as recently as 2011. KCH offers a newly renovated 14-bed intensive care unit and an 18-bed emergency department. Services include cardiology, women’s services, oncology, orthopedic surgery, diagnostic services, wellness and weight management, wound care, ophthalmology, obstetrics, inpatient and outpatient surgery, occupational health, urgent care, ENT clinics and rehabilitation services.
In addition to being “The Orthopedic Capital of the World,” the Warsaw community is also known for its outdoor recreation including golf, hiking trails, lakes, parks, fishing and hunting. Housing is very affordable and the public and private schools are excellent. Warsaw is also home to Grace College, a private Christian college.
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.