Physician - General Surgery Job in Warsaw, Indiana

General Surgery with Robotics Opportunity outside of Fort Wayne


General Surgery

Job Description

Lutheran Health Network, Kosciusko Medical Group, in Warsaw, Indiana seeks a General & Vascular Surgeon to join our established Surgery Practice.  

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Examine patients and make diagnosis
  • Review patient medical history & determine treatment plan
  • Evaluate & advise patients on surgery risks
  • Prescribe preoperative & postoperative treatments & procedures
  • Direct & coordinate activities of nurses, assistants, specialists, and other medical staff, in and out of OR
  • Follow established surgical quality techniques during operation
  • Conduct research to develop & test surgical technique that can improve operation procedures and outcomes

Preferred Skills:

  • Robotics a must!
  • Bi-lingual ability, preferably fluent in speaking &writing Spanish/English
  • High degree of manual dexterity
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Excellent vision and visual-spatial awareness
  • Good organizational ability
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills to deal with a wide range of colleagues, patients, and their families
  • Emotional resilience, a calm temperament
  • Ability to work under pressure well
  • Lead & manage a team effectively

Current Practice:

  • The Surgery Practice currently supports 3 General Surgeons, who perform Bread & Butter procedures including Appendectomies; Colon; Colonoscopies; EGD – Dysphagia & GERD; Gallbladder; Hernia; PH Probes, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal, Skin & Breast Cancer
  • On call minimum of 10 days/month, per Surgeon. Holidays are a shared rotation, with an established schedule complied 1 year in advance
  • Practice support consists of Director, Office Manager, Patient Accounts Representative, 3 LPN/RN, 1 CMA, and 1 Intake Coordinator/CNA
  • All Physicians report to Vice President, Provider Services

Kosciusko Community Hospital (KCH), Warsaw, Indiana:

  • Located on a 30 acre medical campus, KCH is a 72 bed, with all private rooms, offering general and surgical services in a medium rural size facility
  • Services are provided within a surgical suite area, comprised of 20 prep bays, 6 operating rooms, 2 minor procedure/endoscopy rooms and 7 recovery bays. The Surgeons utilize OR Block Scheduling and perform services with the use of Da Vinci X surgical system
  • Overall surgical specialties include, but not limited to Ear, Nose & Throat; Endoscopy; Gynecology; Interventional Pain Management; Ophthalmology; Orthopedics; Podiatry; Spine and Urology
  • Full Radiology Services, Wound Treatment Center, 14 ICU Rooms, Cath Lab onsite, Non-Trauma designated Emergency Room and Birthing Center, and own Ambulance and Aircraft services
  • Cardiology, Oncology, Urology, and other services offered on campus practices
  • Large, established multi-specialty referral network, with 4 Lutheran Health Network based hospitals in Fort Wayne (40 mins)
  • System wide Cerner EMR, Athena Patient Portal, and utilization of Patient Access Scheduling Center
  • Population of Warsaw is approximately 90,000 with a surrounding patient base up to 189,000 in total population

Compensation may include the following:

  • Flexible Work Schedules offered to balance Personal Lifestyles
  • Integrated health system with a competitive compensation model
  • Annual bonus potential
  • Resident stipend
  • Commencement Bonus
  • Medical Education Loan Reimbursement Assistance
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.
  • Malpractice and Tail Gate Insurance coverage provided
  • CEM allowance
  • Relocation Assistance up to $10,000
  • 401 Retirement Plant Options with employer matching 
Job ID:
Employment Type: FULL TIME
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No
Accepts Search Firm Soliciations: No

Location Description

Kosciusko Community Hospital is located in Warsaw, Indiana and is centrally located between Fort Wayne, Indiana and Chicago. This 72-bed facility is a member of the Lutheran Health Network and has achieved 100 Top Hospital status from Thomason Reuters as recently as 2011. KCH offers a newly renovated 14-bed intensive care unit and an 18-bed emergency department. Services include cardiology, women’s services, oncology, orthopedic surgery, diagnostic services, wellness and weight management, wound care, ophthalmology, obstetrics, inpatient and outpatient surgery, occupational health, urgent care, ENT clinics and rehabilitation services.

In addition to being “The Orthopedic Capital of the World,” the Warsaw community is also known for its outdoor recreation including golf, hiking trails, lakes, parks, fishing and hunting. Housing is very affordable and the public and private schools are excellent. Warsaw is also home to Grace College, a private Christian college.

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.  

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 Fort Wayne, St. Joseph Hospital and Community Memorial Hospital, an affiliate of the network located in northwestern Ohio. 

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