Physician - General Surgery Job in Ft. Wayne, Indiana

General Surgery and Bariatric Surgery Positions - Northern Indiana

Physician

General Surgery

Job Description

Lutheran Health Physicians seeking a General Surgeon/Bariatric Surgeon - Lutheran Medical Group in Ft. Wayne, IN is seeking a BC/BE General Surgeon to join their multispecialty physician practice. Minimal trauma, bread & butter position. A fellowship in bariatric surgery is a plus.

Current and recent General Surgery residents are encouraged to apply.

*No Visa support.

 Lutheran Downtown Hospital will open in 2022 with boutique style services for the downtown Fort Wayne and surrounding neighborhoods. Our strategic plan is to provide boutique executive medicine and women's wellness services to include: bariatrics, general surgery, plastic surgery, ENDO, ENT, GI, noninvasive cardiology, and diagnostic medicine. The Hospital will have new state of the art equipment with 4 fully equipped operating rooms, 2 ENDO suites and diagnostic imaging services. New lab services, cardiac CT scanners, nuclear medicine, mammography, and MRI will support all of your diagnostic needs. We will open with 60 patient care suites including fully functional critical care, telemetry and medical/surgical units. Come get in on the ground floor of operations as we open. Our patients deserve an outstanding healthcare experience with highly skilled Physicians and staff delivering the latest in health care with the best equipment and technology. You deserve to be a part of this exciting adventure!

Fort Wayne, Indiana

  • Rated #1 city in Indiana to raise your kids
  • Second largest city in Indiana with a population of 360,000+ and clinical draw of 1.2M
  • Always ranked in the top 10 Lowest Cost of Living cities in the country
  • Excellent public, private, and parochial schools, as well as colleges and universities
  • Active academic community, including Indiana University School of Medicine and The Fort Wayne Medical Education Program, a family practice residency program
  • 87 public parks, 25 golf courses, 25 miles of connected trails for walking, running, hiking and biking, and 300 lakes within 50 miles
  • Family activities: the award winning Children’s Zoo and Science Central Art and cultural: Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, and the Botanical Conservatory
  • Rated #1 city in the country for minor league sports (baseball, basketball, football, hockey, and NCAA Division I college sports)
  • Close to Indianapolis (two hours), Chicago, Cincinnati, and Detroit (three-hours)
  • www.visitfortwayne.comwww.cityoffortwayne.orgwww.fwchamber.org
Job ID:
Employment Type: FULL TIME
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No
Accepts Search Firm Soliciations: No

Location Description

St. Joseph Hospital, a member of the Lutheran Health Network, is a 191-bed facility dedicated to meeting the ever-changing needs of neighborhoods in and around the heart of Ft. Wayne. Building on a renewed emphasis from the community to make downtown a prime location to live and work, St. Joe continues to lead the charge by offering a growing list of advanced technologies. Its medical staff consists of more than 500 physicians. Specialties available at St. Joe, including cardiovascular and orthopedic surgery, neonatal intensive care and emergency medicine, are delivered by physicians from medical groups that also serve sister LHN hospitals. St. Joe provides unsurpassed care for regional patients in the areas of senior health services, hyperbaric medicine and wound care. The St. Joseph Regional Burn Center is the region’s only verified burn center and one of only three in the state. The burn center is verified by the American College of Surgeons and the American Burn Association, a rare and elite distinction for a non-university program. It is the only burn center in Indiana to be verified in adult and pediatric burn care. St. Joe is also home to a transitional care unit that is licensed by the state and certified by Medicare to provided skilled nursing. St. Joseph Behavioral Health offers inpatient and outpatient services for the adult and geriatric population. An advanced cardiac catheterization lab also supports an accredited chest pain center.  

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 39,000 inpatient admissions and more than 1.5 million outpatient visits across the Network in 2014.  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, sports teams and offers many opportunities for golf enthusiasts. Furthermore, Ft. Wayne is centrally located and just a short drive from major metro 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, St. Joseph Hospital and Community Memorial Hospital, an affiliate of the network located in northwestern Ohio. 

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Recruiter

Heather Filaroski - Recruits for IN
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Location

St. Joseph Hospital
700 Broadway Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

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