Franciscan Physician Network is seeking an experienced Physician Assistant to join our team in Northwest Indiana to provide Urology care for our patients in Dyer.Â Â Join our practice which includes one physician and one physician assistant as they provide ambulatory clinic care, hospital rounding and surgical cases.Â We are seeking a long-term partnership with a provider who is willing to work closely with others.Â Franciscan Physician Network strongly supports advanced practice providers by allowing them to be autonomous in building their own practice while collaborating with the care team.Â
WHAT WE NEED:
Ideal candidate will have prior experience in both ambulatory clinic and be skilled in the surgery setting. Candidate would thrive in a fast-paced environment and be team-oriented. Provider will need to work collaboratively with physician to coordinate and deliver the highest quality of patient care. Candidate will also have desire to develop strong ties with patients and the community in which they serve.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
Practice Hours:Â Monday â“ Friday, 8:00 a.m. â“ 4:30 p.m.
Schedule:Â 36 hours of patient contact and 4 hours of administrative work
Primary responsibilities include hospital rounding, assisting in surgery and clinic
Potential for shared weeknight call after training
Average clinic volume: 8 â“ 12 patients per day
Coverage includes Dyer, Hammond and Munster campuses
Support staff includes 4 MAâ™s, 1 RN, 1 Surgical Scheduler
Virtual visits being offered
Strong primary care referral base â“ over 30 new patient referrals monthly
Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division ofÂ FRANCISCAN HEALTH, brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Healthâ™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
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
Hammond, Dyer, and Munster are cities located in beautiful Lake County, IN. Located thirty minutes southeast of downtown Chicago.Â The cities are part of the Chicago metropolitan area, while still maintaining a rural and suburban feel.Â Situated along the South Shore of Lake Michigan, the cities offer many opportunities to enjoy the beach, sand dunes, and many outdoor activities. Hammond, Dyer, and Munster offer an affordable cost of living, excellent school options including private and public schools, and a diverse employment base with a strong commercially-insured base of employees.
Lost Marsh Environmental Recreation Area which includes 330 acre championship golf course, and nature preserve
Year-Round Festivals and Area Events
The region offers shopping at enclosed shopping malls, an outdoor discount outlet center and miles and miles of popular chain stores in shopping plazas
Among the South Shore's agri-tourism opportunities are wineries, dairies, restaurants, U-pick orchards/farms, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and farmers' markets
A trusted leader in providing faith-based, integrated health care, Franciscan Alliance brings together the latest technology, innovative procedures and the brightest, most compassionate people to serve our patients in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. Throughout our 13 hospitals and many medical practices, we offer a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence.For more than 135 years, Franciscan Alliance has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. We treat our patients with the best possible care by following the guiding ethical values embodied by our founding congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. Always mindful of our Christian stewardship to the Roman Catholic Church, we minister with joy, care and compassion according to the ideals of St. Francis of Assisi and our founder, Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel.