Physician - Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Job in Valparaiso , Indiana

Intensivist – Northwest Indiana - Less than 1 hour from Chicago!


Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Job Description

Northwest Health –Porter has an opportunity for a BC/BE Critical Care physician to join our critical care team in our 32-bed closed ICU. New fellows welcome!
Located just 60 miles from downtown Chicago, the Valparaiso/Chesterton area offers a unique opportunity to combine a satisfying work life with an exceptional quality of life in a progressive, family oriented community. Additionally, Indiana is ‘physician friendly’, offering physicians a safe place to practice through malpractice tort reform. 

Details of position:

  • Closed 32-bed general ICU with average physician census 12 - 16 on day shift
  • Day/Night rotation with 7 on/7 off schedule
  • Full service community hospital, including Interventional Cardiology & CT surgery, Neurosurgery, Pulmonology, General Surgery, Interventional Radiology
  • Experienced nursing staff
  • All equipment needed for bedside procedures, including bedside ultrasound and difficult airway
  • Hospitalist service for general inpatient units

Comprehensive Compensation Package includes:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Recruitment Incentives: Medical Education Debt Assistance, Commencement Bonus and Education Stipend
  • Relocation Allowance
  • CME Allowance and CME days
  • Vacation, 401k with match, Health/Vision/Dental/Life/ Disability Package

About Northwest Health
Northwest Health is a regional healthcare network composed of three hospitals and an extensive medical group. We offer patients a broader range of services and experiences than any one hospital could provide. We are integrated to give our patients access to quality clinical knowledge, dedicated to providing advanced treatments and technology and routinely recognized nationally for our quality of

The Northwest Health Network includes:

  • Three hospitals
  • Four large outpatient medical centers with medical offices and ancillary services
  • Three outpatient surgery centers
  • Five emergency departments
  • Five urgent care centers
  • Accredited primary stroke centers
  • Accredited Chest Pain Centers with PCI
Job ID:
Employment Type: Full Time
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No
Accepts Search Firm Solicitations: 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
Northwest Health - Porter
85 East US Highway 6 Valparaiso , IN 46383

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