Physician - Hospitalist Job in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Hospitalist/Internal Medicine – Day shift in Northeast Indiana



Job Description

The Orthopedic Hospital, part of the Lutheran Health Network in Fort Wayne, IN, has an opportunity for a BC/BE Hospitalist to join the team in expanding the service line, one year or more experience preferred.  This Day Shift opportunity provides the physician with an opportunity to collaborate with orthopedic surgeons and sub specialists in providing medical management of surgical patients.

Fort Wayne
offers a unique opportunity to combine a satisfying work life with an exceptional quality of life.  Among its attributes as the 2nd largest city in Indiana are:  Affordability;  Top rated public and private schools as well as college and universities; An extensive network of parks, trails, lakes and golf courses; Family activities including  the Children’s Zoo, Fort Wayne Museum Art, Botanical Conservatory and more!   Indianapolis is just 2 hours away and Chicago, Cincinnati and Detroit are within 3 hours!


  • Provide medical management for inpatients at the request of orthopedic surgeons
  • Assess patients for pre-operative clearance as necessary
  • Oversee and collaborate with team of Advanced Practice Providers
  • Day shift responsibilities with night and weekend call in rotation with APPs
  • Participate in intra-disciplinary care planning activities
  • Supportive, collaborative hospital leadership structure in partnership with physician leadership

Comprehensive compensation package include:

  • One Year Guarantee with production incentive (wRVU)
  • Commencement Bonus
  • CME
  • Medical Education Debt Payments
  • Education Stipend, if applicable
  • Relocation Expenses
  • Health, Vision and Dental
  • 401k

About The Orthopedic Hospital and Lutheran Hospital

The Orthopedic Hospital is among a select number of hospitals in the U.S. devoted exclusively to orthopedic care with a team dedicated to providing compassionate, quality care with the best possible experience to every patient, every time, and to making a positive impact on our community.

Accredited by The Joint Commission and part of Lutheran Health Network, The Orthopedic Hospital's commitment to orthopedic care includes extensive treatment options and solutions, patient-friendly pain management, healing physical and occupational therapies, constant pursuit and evaluation of new treatment techniques, and active participation in clinical trials and research studies.

Among our most recent Healthgrades awards and acknowledgements are:

  • The only hospital in Indiana to receive the America's 100 Best Hospitals award for both joint replacement and orthopedic surgery (2022)
  • Among the top 5% in the nation for joint replacement (2013-2022), orthopedic surgery (2022) and patient safety (2017-2022)
  • A Five-Star Recipient for total knee replacement (2012-2022), total hip replacement (2011-2022) and spinal fusion (2011-2022)
  • An Excellence Award recipient for patient safety (2017-2022), joint replacement and orthopedic surgery (2022)

Recipients of the Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals Award stand out among the rest for overall clinical excellence across a broad spectrum of care. The Orthopedic Hospital has earned America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement seven years in a row.

For more information regarding The Orthopedic Hospital and Lutheran Health Network, visit websites at:,, 

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Employment Type: Full Time
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No
Accepts Search Firm Soliciations: No

Location Description

A member of the Lutheran Health Network, The Orthopedic Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and is one of only a few hospitals in the United States devoted strictly to orthopedic care. Physicians have partial ownership of the hospital, and help ensure top-quality patient care for residents living in northern Indiana, southern Michigan and northwestern Ohio..

The Orthopedic Hospital of Lutheran Health Network is proud to receive the UnitedHealth Premium Specialty Center 3 Star Designation in recognition of quality care for both Surgical Spine and Total Joint Replacement Hospitals. The UnitedHealth Premium Designation means that our patients can depend on The Orthopedic Hospital of Lutheran Health Network for conscientious, reliable total joint replacement and surgical spine care. We are proud to be designated as a UnitedHealth Premium specialty center - an acknowledgement that we're a hospital you can choose with confidence. It is our privilege to provide quality care to the people of our community.

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7952 West Jefferson Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN 46804
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