Physician - Internal/Family/Geriatric Medicine

Location
Chesterton, Indiana
Posted
Jan 18, 2020
Ref
35701-en_US
Specialty
Family Medicine
Position Type
Permanent
Family Medicine

Franciscan Physician Network
770 Indian Boundary Road
Chesterton, IN 46304

Days

Full-Time

Residency Required

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Franciscan Physician Network is seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified Internal, Family or Geriatric Medicine physician to join our busy and growing multi-specialty group at Franciscan Physician Network Chesterton & Emergency Center located in Chesterton, Indiana which is within 45 minutes of Chicago and minutes from Lake Michigan beaches. The ideal candidate will enjoy providing comprehensive care for older adults challenged with chronic disease/comorbidities.

WHAT WE NEED:

Ideal candidate will have a strong focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. Candidate will display exceptional interpersonal skills and desire to develop strong ties with the community and build long-lasting relationships with patients and their families. Physician will need to work collaboratively to coordinate and deliver the highest quality of patient care.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

  • Schedule: 36 patient contact hours, 4 administrative work hours
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Weekday & Weekend Call: 1:10
  • Holiday Call: 1:6
  • Average outpatient volume: 18 patients per day
  • Common Diagnoses:
    • COPD
    • Diabetes
    • Heart Failure
    • Hypertension
    • Physicals, Medicare Wellness Visits


WHO WE ARE:

Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division of FRANCISCAN HEALTH , brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Health's hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes over 1,000 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers.

With 12 hospitals, Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic Health Care systems in the Midwest. Of our 260+ locations, many are nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. Franciscan Health takes pride in providing compassionate, comprehensive care for our patients and the communities we serve.

WHAT WE OFFER:

At Franciscan Physician Network we strive to create a flexible and realistic work-life balance for our providers. Full- and part-time opportunities are offered with benefits, which could include:
  • Competitive compensation, including income guarantee, with bonus incentives
  • Generous recruitment bonus program including relocation allowance; commencement and retention packages
  • Paid malpractice
  • 27 days of Allowed Time Off plus five additional paid days for CME with annual stipend
  • Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance
  • Retirement options, including 403(b), 457(b), 401(a)
  • Short- and Long-Term Own Occupation Disability
  • Customized marketing support
  • Leadership development through board and committee opportunities


MORE INFORMATION:

For more information, please contact Physician and Provider Services Team at practice@franciscanalliance.org or (844) 376-3627.

WHERE WE LIVE:

Nestled along the shores of Lake Michigan and the Indiana Dunes National Park , La Porte and Porter Counties merge the best of small-town friendliness with easy access to Chicago - less than 60 miles away. Known for its miles of waterfront beaches and property, you can live in amenity rich communities where affordable living options abound. Stroll along the fresh-water beaches, harbors and lighthouses or immerse yourself in water sports .

The area boasts four beautiful seasons and year-round recreational activities .

The regional economy is a diverse mix of agriculture, healthcare, manufacturing and tourism . The area is home to outstanding educational programs. Not to mention colleges and universities including Valparaiso University , Purdue University , Indiana University and the University of Norte Dame , all within an hours' drive.
  • Harbor Country
  • Harbor Country Adventures
  • Indiana Dunes National Park
  • Indiana Dunes Travel Guide
  • Valparaiso International Center
  • Visit Chicago
  • Visit Michigan City La Porte
  • Visit the South Shore, Chesterton
  • enjoy-summer/">Visit the South Shore, Valparaiso


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

0-1 Years Experience

License(s): Physician License

Certification(s): Board Certified

Travel: Never or Rarely

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

PHYSICIAN & ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS

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