Physician - Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Specialty Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Profession Physician

Lutheran Medical Group seeks a Pulmonary/Critical Care Nocturnist (12 hour shifts).  The schedule is 7 pm-7 am, 7 days on and 7 days off. This exceptional opportunity includes the option of being part of a syndicated facility with partial physician ownership.  Level II Trauma, 396 beds with a service area of 1.2 million people.

  • Responsible for 4-6 ICU admissions per night
  • Evaluation of unstable floor patients
  • Interacts with and triages transfers from outside facilities
  • Responds to all code blue alerts
  • Responds to rapid responses when able and when asked by house nursing supervisor
  • Responsible for cross coverage on 40-50 ICU beds, mostly “tucked” in by daytime high intensity staffing model
  • Some availability of nurse practitioner, actively hiring NPs and physician extenders
  • Active support from interventional radiology, cardiology and cardio-thoracic surgery among other specialties
  • Sign in and sign out with Daytime Intensivist

A comprehensive compensation package will be offered and may include:

  • Premium Shift Rate Compensation Plus Incentive
  • Commencement and/or Signing Bonus
  • Quality Bonus
  • Potential for Medical Education Debt Repayment
  • Potential for Fellowship Stipend
  • Relocation Expenses
  • CME, Licensure, Dues, Subscriptions
  • Health and Retirement
  • Vacation
  • *No Visa support

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)
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