Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant (PA) Job in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Seeking an Experienced CV Surgery APP in Northeast Indiana (first surgical assist role)

Lutheran Hospital of Indiana

Physician Assistant (PA) - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Job Description

Lutheran Hospital and Lutheran Medical Group (140+ Physicians and **Advanced Practice Providers) are seeking an additional Advanced Practice Provider with ideally 3+ years of experience in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery to improve efficiency and workflow for our patients. Incoming APP would be involved in complex Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic surgical patients as part of a highly specialized team (Indiana Ohio Heart).  There are currently 4 Surgeons, 3 PAs and 2 NPs.  The responsibilities include conduit harvesting for cardiac and vascular cases, first assisting in surgery, rounding on hospitalized patients, and caring for outpatient office patients.  There is weekday and weekend call to include OR and calls from the hospital staff.  This is shared among the APPs and will be a 1:6 rotation. There is no in-house call. 

Competitive financial package to include salary, incentive bonus, CME allotment and comprehensive benefits package.

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, a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, Level II verified adult and pediatric trauma centers, an accredited and commended community hospital cancer care program and a certified primary stroke center.

The Fort Wayne community is a great place to live, work, play and raise children.  Fort Wayne is the state’s second largest city and three-time All-America City Award winner!  Our community is affordable at 9% below the national average – and regularly ranks near the top of the list for most affordable housing.  The educational system includes excellent public and private schools and numerous universities.  Art and cultural activities include a 66 mile bike trail, the Philharmonic, multiple museums, an award winning Children’s Zoo and minor league sports’ teams.  "The Summit City” also offers many opportunities for golf enthusiasts including courses designed by Jack Nicklaus.  Fort Wayne is centrally located and just a short drive from major metropolitan areas such as Chicago, Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Detroit.


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Job ID: 58098673-b47c-45c1-b5d0-a74075869c1f

Practice Type: Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: Yes

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Hiring Organization

Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
7950 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804

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