Physician - Family Medicine Job in La Porte, Indiana

Rural Health Family Medicine - Outpatient Only: Up to $200,000 in Med Ed Assistance


Family Medicine

Job Description

Northwest Health Network has an opportunity in our Rural Health Center in Knox, IN.  Care for patients of all ages to promote wellness and manage acute and chronic health conditions.  Full subspecialty support in network within 35 minutes of clinic, with specialist rotations in clinic.  Clinic is on the campus of Starke Hospital with emergency services, surgical services, diagnostic imaging and cardiovascular testing available.  New residents welcome!

Indiana is physician friendly with the elimination of non-compete clauses for primary care physicians as well as a favorable malpractice climate due to tort reform.

Northwest Health will provide you with the opportunity to balance a great quality of life with a fulfilling medical practice.  You can make your home in the charming Knox community or nearby country home,  or one of the larger communities within 35 minutes!  There are many activities available - follow a day at the beach or hiking the dunes with a special dinner at one of our area restaurants or in downtown Chicago!  We are committed to providing physicians with the tools and support needed to care for your patients while maintaining a meaningful work-life balance!    Join us!  Northwest Health - Starke

* J-1 waiver support potential.

Details of the position include:

  • Outpatient only - 100%
  • Collaborative, supportive partners and staff
  • Full subspecialty referral support in network
  • Existing patient base available with opportunity to grow
  • Office based procedures encouraged and supported
  • Call 1:4 or greater (telephone only) 
  • New and recently remodeled clinic space with efficient workflow


A position with Northwest Health Medical Group includes:

  • Family-oriented community resulting in great quality of life
  • Attractive base salary with incentive opportunity
  • Recruitment Incentives: Commencement bonus, Education stipend, medical education loan assistance
  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 401K with match
  • CME allowance
  • Vacation/holiday time off

About Northwest Health and Knox, IN

The Knox community is home to approximately 3700 residents and is the county seat for Starke County with 23,000+ residents.  It is a friendly, safe and prosperous community - one where you’ll find your patients will welcome you with open arms!  You’ll have an easy drive to the large communities of Valparaiso, La Porte or Michigan city - whether for daily commute or recreational activities.  Check it out at



Northwest Health is a regional healthcare network of 3 hospitals and an extensive medical group.  Our integration provides patients access to quality clinical knowledge and advanced treatment options and technology.  Our facilities are located in the progressive, family oriented communities of La Porte, Michigan City, New Carlisle, Knox, Valparaiso, Chesterton and Portage.  We are 60 miles from Chicago, 15 miles from the Indiana Dunes State Park and National Lakeshore, and 20 miles from the resort communities of Michigan.  Housing and living expenses are ranked among the lowest in the nation.  Visit our website at and .


Job ID: 44915
Employment Type: Full Time
Accepts J-1 Waivers: Yes
Accepts H-1b Visas: No

Location Description

Nestled in the county seat just off the shores of Lake Michigan in Northern Indiana, Northwest Health - La Porte has been the heart of healthcare in La Porte for more than 40 years. At 227 licensed beds, the hospital provides exceptional acute care with strong programs in cardiology, orthopedics, surgical services, emergency care, oncology, and maternal health. Northwest Health - La Porte also comprises Lakeshore Surgicare (outpatient surgery center), La Porte Physician Network (multi-specialty medical group of more than 100 physicians in 40+ locations), Wellness and Rehabilitation Services, Sports Medicine, Occupational Services, and Urgent Care, among others. Operated by Community Health Systems, the hospital also maintains an affiliation with Indiana University Health.

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Northwest Health - La Porte
Northwest Health - La Porte
1331 State Street La Porte, IN 46350

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