Physician - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Job in Ft. Wayne, Indiana

100% Endocrinologist Opportunity in Fort Wayne

Physician

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Job Description

The Lutheran Health Network seeks a BE/BC Endocrinologist to join one other endocrinologist and four advanced practice nurses in a well-established, dynamic and rapidly expanding diverse endocrinology practice in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Practice is a division of the Lutheran Medical Group which is a well-respected major referral center for northeast and north central Indiana, southern Michigan and northwest Ohio. 

Practice is an outpatient, employed position, full time, 36 contact hours weekly, which work week may be structured 4 or 5 days.  Anticipated volume of patients is around 20 daily.  Candidates seeking part-time employment may also be considered. 

This practice sees the full spectrum of endocrinological diseases and conditions, including diabetes I and II, gestational diabetes, thyroid disease including cancer, pituitary and adrenal diseases, fluid and electrolyte disorders, diabetes insipidus, calcium disorders and osteoporosis, hypogonadism, neuroendocrine tumors and endocrine hypertension. 

Services provided include insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring systems, radioiodine administration, thyroid US and FNA, DEXA scan interpretation, administration of medications for the treatment of endocrine disorders, and stimulation and suppression testing.  Practice has an excellent diabetes educator. 

After hour calls are answered first by the NP, resulting in extremely light call volumes. After hours and weekends may be rotated 1:2 with the present endocrinologist, or each endocrinologist may cover his/her own patients.

Clinic attached to the hospital, and inpatient hospital coverage is provided by three of the four advanced practice nurses, with backup provided by phone by the endocrinologists.  If there is interest, the new endocrinologist may also see hospital patients.

Practice's four advanced practice nurses have their own independent panels of patients and practice under the supervision of the endocrinologists, and all are highly competent, experienced endocrinology providers. 

Compensation and benefits:

  • Competitive salary guarantee the first year then compensation is based on productivity (wRVUs).A productivity bonus may also be earned over guaranteed salary
  • CME allowance
  • Commencement bonus
  • Quality bonus
  • Medical education debt repayment
  • Relocation assistance
  • Benefits include up to 6 weeks of vacation time yearly, full medical, dental and vision insurance, life and disability (ST and LT) and long term care insurance, retirement 401K plan with generous employer match, flexible spending account.


Lutheran Hospital is a 396 bed tertiary care facility that provides extensive specialized services through its Level II trauma center, comprehensive stroke center, accredited comprehensive cancer program and  the region's only cardiac transplant program.  Lutheran Health Network provides extensive subspecialty support not only to Ft. Wayne, but to our 1.2M patient catchment area in northeast Indiana. 

Fort Wayne Indiana and the surrounding community is an ideal place to live and raise a family.  It offers all the amenities of 4 seasons, urban and suburban lifestyles, excellent schools, and there is easy access to large metropolitan areas such as Chicago, Indianapolis, Toledo, Detroit, and Cincinnati.  Fine dining, Broadway theater, minor league sports, symphony orchestra, art museums, several universities and IU Med School are just a few of the many attributes of Ft. Wayne.

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