Physician Assistant - Gastroenterology Job in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Advanced Endoscopy/GI APP | Large Group | Northeast Indiana

Physician Assistant

Gastroenterology

Job Description

Lutheran Medical Group, part of the Lutheran Health Network in Fort Wayne, IN, has an opportunity for an experienced endoscopy Advanced Practice Provider  to support the Advanced GI practice in the endoscopy lab and clinic.  The ideal candidate has at least 3 years of gastroenterology experience with specific skills in the GI lab. 

Fort Wayne offers a unique opportunity to combine a satisfying work life with an exceptional quality of life.  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!

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide dedicated support to Advanced Procedure Gastroenterologists
  • Assist in endoscopy lab an average of 4 days/week
  • Conduct inpatient rounds and consults in support of physicians
  • Collaborate with team of physicians and APPs
  • Assess patients for pre-procedure clearance, as appropriate
  • Provide pre and post-procedure education and counseling
  • Day shift responsibilities
  • Participate in intra-disciplinary care planning activities

Comprehensive compensation package provided!

About Lutheran Hospital

Serving the community since 1904, Lutheran Hospital is a 396-bed tertiary care facility that provides healthcare services to patients in Fort Wayne and throughout northeastern Indiana and northwestern Ohio.   Accredited by The Joint Commission and part of Lutheran Health Network, we are dedicated to providing compassionate, quality care with the best possible experience to every patient, every time, and to making a positive impact on our community.

In addition to traditional healthcare, Lutheran Hospital provides extensive specialized services through:

Leadership in cardiac care is reflected in the hospital's vast cardiology and cardiovascular services. Recognitions include:

  • The HeartCARE Center TM National Distinction of Excellence (the American College of Cardiology's highest recognition)
  • AFib with electrophysiology services accreditation (the first in Indiana)
  • Chest pain center with PCI and Resuscitation accreditation
  • Cardiac cath lab with PCI accreditation
  • Heart failure accreditation with outpatient services
  • Certification as a ventricular assist device destination therapy provider
  • Transcatheter Valve certification
  • Since young patients have unique needs, Lutheran Children's Hospital provides care to infants, children and teens in dedicated inpatient, outpatient and ER settings designed entirely for kid
Job ID:
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 Fort Wayne, IN 46804
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