Physician Assistant - Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Job in Ft. Wayne, Indiana

Seeking NP/PA - Pulmonary/Critical Care - Northern Indiana

Physician Assistant

Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Job Description

Lutheran Hospital is seeking candidates for a full time Pulmonary/Critical Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.  This is an opportunity to join a progressive, successful, collegial group in a thriving health care system. No Visa support.

It is the intent of the Board of Directors that the Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant develop his or her own practice of medicine and also complement the health care services of their physician colleagues in the group. 

Examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals. Ensures proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Education:

Requires a master's degree in area of specialty, certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, and state authority for advanced practice. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

Certifications/Licenses:

Must have current certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.

CPR Certificate required within 90 days of hire. 

Experience:

Minimum three years of ICU experience preferred.

Dupont and St. Joseph Hospitals are affiliates of Lutheran Health Network located in Fort Wayne, IN delivering healthcare to over 1.3 million residents. The hospitals are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and offers a wide range of services, including: Cardiac Services (cardiac research, open heart, and heart transplantation), Renal Transplant, Oncology, GI/Endoscopy, Pediatrics, OB, Orthopedics, Occupational Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Sleep Lab, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, and Diabetes Treatment Center.

Job ID:
Employment Type: FULL TIME
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No
Accepts Search Firm Soliciations: No

Location Description

Dupont Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thompson Reuters in 2012, Best Regional Hospitals Top 10 in Indiana - U.S. News & World Report, 2014 in addition to making the Becker’s Hospital Review list of “100 Great Community Hospitals.” This Lutheran Health Network member is a 131-bed facility that has always focused on providing a five-star experience for its guests. Dupont’s key areas of service include inpatient and outpatient surgery, obstetrics, neonatal intensive care, emergency services and radiology. It is also home to specialized centers for sleep and breast health. The hospital has an accredited chest pain center. Dupont offers a growing robotic surgery program that features the da Vinci Si system and the region’s only OB Stat program that ensures onsite coverage 24/7 from an obstetrician and support team so the emergent needs of mom and baby are immediately addressed before or after birth. 

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.  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. 

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Location

Dupont Hospital
2520 East Dupont Road Ft. Wayne, IN 46825
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