Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Job in Ft. Wayne, Indiana

Neonatal NP Opportunity in Fort Wayne

Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Job Description

Lutheran Hospital’s LIII NICU, part of Lutheran Health Network, is looking for a full time Board Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to join our team of Neonatologists, Nurse Practitioners and skilled Newborn Intensive Care Nurses in the greater Ft. Wayne, IN area.  Lutheran Health Network is the largest healthcare provider in the region with eight separately licensed hospitals and nearly 1,000 licensed beds including 793 in Allen County alone.

  • 24 bed Level III NICU at Lutheran
  • Work alongside 6 BC Neonatologists who are part of Pediatrix/Mednax
  • Scheduled shift work, primarily 12 hour shifts with weekend/holiday 24 hour shifts
  • Wide range of pediatric subspecialties (Intensivists, hospitalists, cardiology, NICU follow-up clinic)
  • Ground neonatal transports with occasional NNP transport attendance requirement
  • Level II Pediatric trauma center
  • Pediatric surgery on site
  • Whole body cooling program
  • Active High Risk Maternal-Fetal Medicine program
  • Vermont Oxford Network Member
  • Renovated NICU space
  • Requirements and duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Board Certification
  • Attendance at high risk deliveries
  • Occasional transport attendance
  • Participate in staff education
  • Quality improvement activities
  • Central line placement
  • Airway management
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ventilator management as well as inhaled nitric oxide
  • Management of post-operative neonatal patients.

Competitive financial package with Lutheran Medical Group to include salary, quality incentive bonuses, full benefits, and relocation expenses (if applicable). 

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
  • Always ranked in the top 10 Lowest Cost of Living cities in the country
  • 10 minute drive to work – no traffic!
  • Over 25 miles of connected trails for walking, running, hiking and biking
  • 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)
  • www.visitfortwayne.com
  • www.cityoffortwayne.org
  • www.fwchamber.org
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Employment Type: FULL TIME
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No
Accepts Search Firm Soliciations: No

Location Description

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, an accredited bariatric surgery program, Level II verified adult and pediatric trauma centers, an accredited and commended community hospital cancer care program and a certified primary stroke center. In addition to transplantation, Lutheran’s trailblazing history of heart care is 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 and was the first hospital in northern Indiana to perform transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Lutheran Children’s Hospital teams with 68 pediatricians from across the region and state who practice in 20 areas of pediatric specialty. This “hospital within a hospital” now includes a separate pediatric emergency department and offers an environment filled with imagination and color throughout. 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 a taxpaying, integrated healthcare delivery system and one of the largest employers 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. 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, and St. Joseph Hospital.

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Location

Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
7950 West Jefferson Boulevard Ft. Wayne, IN 46804

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