Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Orthopedic Surgery Job in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Nurse Practitioner – Pre-Surgical Evaluation - Orthopedics

Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Orthopedic Surgery

Job Description

The Orthopedic Hospital, part of the Lutheran Health Network in Fort Wayne, IN, has an opportunity for an experienced Advanced Practice Provider to provide pre-surgical evaluations for Orthopedic surgeries.  The ideal candidate has experience in primary care, ICU or ED,  but new grads are welcome to apply!

The Orthopedic Hospital is a 39 bed inpatient/outpatient hospital designed specifically to treat orthopedic patients.  Our commitment to patients includes collaboration with the highest quality orthopedic surgeons and teams to provide extensive treatment options and solutions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform H&P assessment for pre-surgical patients
  • Evaluate pre-op testing and obtain specialty surgical clearance as needed
  • Provide pre-op instructions
  • Collaborate/consult with orthopedic surgeons as needed
  • Monday - Friday schedule
  • Call to cover inpatient hospitalist service only every 5 to 6 weeks

Comprehensive compensation package provided!

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

Live in and around Fort Wayne!

Fort Wayne offers a unique opportunity to combine a satisfying work life with an exceptional quality of living.  Among its attributes as the 2nd largest city in Indiana are:  Affordability;  Top rated public and private schools as well as college and universities; An extensive network of parks, trails, lakes and golf courses; Family activities including  the Children’s Zoo, Fort Wayne Museum Art, Botanical Conservatory and more!   Indianapolis is just 2 hours away and Chicago, Cincinnati and Detroit are within 3 hours!

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

Location Description

A member of the Lutheran Health Network, The Orthopedic Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and is one of only a few hospitals in the United States devoted strictly to orthopedic care. Physicians have partial ownership of the hospital, and help ensure top-quality patient care for residents living in northern Indiana, southern Michigan and northwestern Ohio..

The Orthopedic Hospital of Lutheran Health Network is proud to receive the UnitedHealth Premium Specialty Center 3 Star Designation in recognition of quality care for both Surgical Spine and Total Joint Replacement Hospitals. The UnitedHealth Premium Designation means that our patients can depend on The Orthopedic Hospital of Lutheran Health Network for conscientious, reliable total joint replacement and surgical spine care. We are proud to be designated as a UnitedHealth Premium specialty center - an acknowledgement that we're a hospital you can choose with confidence. It is our privilege to provide quality care to the people of our community.

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7952 West Jefferson Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN 46804
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