Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Family Medicine Job in La Porte, Indiana

Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care: Hospital Employed Practice in Northwest Indiana

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Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Family Medicine

Job Description

Multiple Options for Primary Care Advanced Practitioners

Options One and Two:

Northwest Medical Group, a member of Northwest Health Network, has an opportunity for a nurse practitioner to join primary care practices in Knox and North Judson, IN. Ideal candidates have a desire to work with patients of all ages in health maintenance and disease prevention. New and experienced nurse practitioners are welcome!  Strong clinical background preferred. Join us in providing care in our rural community.  Acute care hospital with diagnostic services adjacent to Knox clinic.

Details of Position:

  • Outpatient only -  General primary care practice
  • Average patient load: 21-24 patients per day 
  • Collaborate with highly engaged physicians
  • Assess and treat new and follow up patients
  • Establish trusting relationships with loyal patient base
  • Provide education/counseling in health maintenance

Option Three:

Northwest Medical Group, a member of Northwest Health Network,  
has an opportunity for a nurse practitioner to join WellPorte - our employer-based primary care/workforce medicine program .  Primary care services are provided to employees and families of participating employers with an emphasis on wellness and healthy living.  Experienced NPs preferred or solid clinical nursing background for new grads.

Details of Position:

  • Outpatient only; Monday - Friday schedule
  • Primary, episodic and chronic illness/injury care
  • Laceration and wound care
  • Wellness initiatives, ie wellness exams, vaccines, health coaching

 Comprehensive Compensation Package includes:

  • Competitive compensation including incentive opportunities
  • Recruitment Incentives:  Education Debt Assistance, Commencement Bonus 
  • CME Allowance and CME days 
  • Vacation, 401k with match, Health/Vision/Dental/Life

About Northwest Health - La Porte

Northwest Health - Porter is part of a regional healthcare network of 3 hospitals and an extensive medical group.  Our integration provides patients access to quality clinical knowledge and advanced treatment options and technology.  Our hospitals are located in a progressive family oriented community.  We are 50 miles from Chicago, 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes State Park and National Lakeshore, and 30 miles from the resort communities of Michigan.  Housing and living expenses are ranked among the lowest in the nation.  Northwest Health is located in the ‘physician friendly’ State of Indiana with a long-standing history of tort reform.  Visit our website at and

Job ID:
Employment Type: Full Time
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No

Location Description

Nestled in the county seat just off the shores of Lake Michigan in Northern Indiana, Northwest Health - La Porte has been the heart of healthcare in La Porte for more than 40 years. At 227 licensed beds, the hospital provides exceptional acute care with strong programs in cardiology, orthopedics, surgical services, emergency care, oncology, and maternal health. Northwest Health - La Porte also comprises Lakeshore Surgicare (outpatient surgery center), La Porte Physician Network (multi-specialty medical group of more than 100 physicians in 40+ locations), Wellness and Rehabilitation Services, Sports Medicine, Occupational Services, and Urgent Care, among others. Operated by Community Health Systems, the hospital also maintains an affiliation with Indiana University Health.

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Northwest Health - La Porte
Northwest Health - La Porte
1331 State Street La Porte, IN 46350

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