Physician - Trauma Surgery Job in Ft. Wayne, Indiana

Seeking a Trauma Surgeon to join established group in Fort Wayne

Physician

Trauma Surgery

Job Description

Lutheran Hospital is seeking a BE/BC Acute Care/Trauma Surgeon to join a high volume, well respected Acute Care Surgery model at a tertiary care Level 2 Trauma Center in Northeast Indiana. This is an opportunity to join a progressive, successful, collegial group in a thriving health care system. No Visa support.

  • Required Surgical Critical Care certification
  • Candidates must be BC/BE in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
  • Rotating block schedule
  • Clinic attached to the only hospital covered
  • 24/7 Advanced Practice Provider support
  • Opportunities include: resident teaching, research, and outreach

A comprehensive benefit package will be offered and may include:

  • Generous salary plus incentive
  • Medical Education Debt Repayment
  • Relocation
  • CME
  • Health and Retirement

Lutheran Hospital, an affiliate of Lutheran Health Network is a 396 bed tertiary facility located in Fort Wayne, IN delivering healthcare to over 1.3 million residents. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and offers a wide range of services, including: Cardiac Services (cardiac research, open heart, and heart transplantation), Renal Transplant, Oncology, GI/Endoscopy, Pediatrics, OB, Orthopedics, Occupational Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Sleep Lab, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, and Diabetes Treatment Center.

Fort Wayne, Indiana

  • Rated #1 city in Indiana to raise your kids
  • Second largest city in Indiana with a population of 360,000+
  • Named All-American City Award and a City of Livability
  • Always ranked in the top 10 Lowest Cost of Living cities in the country
  • 10 minute drive to work – no traffic!
  • Over 25 miles of connected trails for walking, running, hiking and biking
  • 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 and 300 lakes within 50 miles of Fort Wayne
  • 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.com
  • www.cityoffortwayne.org
  • www.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

Lutheran Hospital is a 396-bed tertiary care facility that opened on Thanksgiving Day in 1904. Lutheran’s areas of specialized care include northern Indiana’s only heart and kidney transplant programs, an accredited bariatric surgery program, Level II verified adult and pediatric trauma centers, an accredited and commended community hospital cancer care program and a certified primary stroke center. In addition to transplantation, Lutheran’s trailblazing history of heart care is evident through its accreditations as a heart failure institute and chest pain center. It has also achieved advanced certification from The Joint Commission for ventricular assist devices and was the first hospital in northern Indiana to perform transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Lutheran Children’s Hospital teams with 68 pediatricians from across the region and state who practice in 20 areas of pediatric specialty. This “hospital within a hospital” now includes a separate pediatric emergency department and offers an environment filled with imagination and color throughout. Lutheran Hospital is committed to providing the highest level of expertise and technology locally so patients don’t have to travel hours from home to receive the care they deserve. 

Lutheran Health Network, whose members are owned by subsidiaries of Community Health Systems, is a taxpaying, integrated healthcare delivery system and one of the largest employers 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. 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, and sports teams. “The Summit City” also offers many opportunities for golf enthusiasts including courses designed by Jack Nicklaus. Furthermore, Ft. Wayne is centrally located and just a short drive from major metropolitan 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, and St. Joseph Hospital.

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Location

Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
7950 West Jefferson Boulevard Ft. Wayne, IN 46804
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