Physician - Pediatrics: Neonatal Medicine Job in Valparaiso , Indiana

One Hour from Chicago - Neonatologist: Independent Group Practice


Pediatrics: Neonatal Medicine

Job Description

Northwest Health Network, is partnering with our contracted Neonatology group to recruit a board certified neonatologist to our Level III NICU (14 beds). The Northwest Health NICU, the first in the region, has been caring for premature infants with this physician group for more than 20 years. The Birthing & Family Care Center is designated as a Level III OB center with MFM consultation and 24/7 OB hospitalists. Northwest Indiana will provide you with the opportunity to balance a great quality of life with a fulfilling medical practice. You can follow a day at the beach or hiking the dunes with a special dinner in downtown Chicago! Also enjoy the physician friendly state of Indiana related to malpractice concerns.

Details of the position include:

  •  Infants from 22 weeks
  • Procedure include: Whole body cooling, Bedside EEG, Vent support
  • Full imaging resources on site
  • Specialist support available
  •  Transports from feeder hospitals with Level IV support within 60 miles
  • Hospital has 2000 deliveries/year
  • Supported by neonatal nurse practitioners / Tenured, stable nursing staff
  • Block scheduling (24-hour shifts) with 17 weeks off annually

 This position will provide:

  • Family-oriented community resulting in great quality of life
  •  Competitive compensation package with bonuses / Health insurance / Malpractice insurance / 401K / More!

About Northwest Health - Porter
Northwest Health - Porter is part of 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 hospitals are located in a progressive family oriented community. We are 50 miles from Chicago, 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes State Park and National Lakeshore, and 30 miles from the resort communities of Michigan. Housing and living expenses are ranked among the lowest in the nation. Northwest Health is located in the ‘physician friendly’ State of Indiana with a long-standing history of tort reform. Visit our website at and .

Job ID: 41172
Employment Type: Full Time
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No

Location Description

Northwest Health - Porter, located in Valparaiso, Indiana boasts 271 private rooms, advanced technology, and an innovative patient-centered design philosophy. Northwest Health - Porter, its outlying centers and the adjacent 60,000 square foot Medical Plaza is committed to medical excellence and patient centered care.

Porter's inpatient and ambulatory programs are accredited by Joint Commission and continue to be recognized nationally in multiple areas including award winning centers of excellence by American Heart Association, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and the Leapfrog Group on quality and clinical safety practices; HealthGrades, the Society of Chest Pain Centers, and most recently, became the first in Indiana to receive full Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), an Institute of the American College of Cardiology. 

A full continuum of specialized services are available, including Emergency/Trauma, Cardiology, Primary Care/Family Medicine, Oncology, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Neonatal Intensive Care, Orthopedics (including a Joint Replacement Center and Spine Center), and Acute and Outpatient Rehabilitation.

Northwest Health - Porter hosts a team of experienced caregivers in the family-centered Women and Children’s Pavilion. Longest-running NICU in northwest Indiana is onsite. The NICU admits infants of any gestation and weight. C-sections are performed in the delivery unit for convenience and safety of patients. Skin-to-skin delivery is offered in the C-Section suite.

The communities within Porter County offer a unique blend of lifestyles from rural to metropolitan to suburban…to in-between! Valparaiso is conveniently located 45 miles from Chicago, 35 miles from the resort communities of Michigan, and 15 miles from the breathtaking Indiana Dunes State Park. The education system provides excellent public and private schools, as well as universities and colleges. Indiana ranks among the lowest housing and living expenses in the nation!

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Northwest Health - Porter
85 East US Highway 6 Valparaiso , IN 46383
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