General Surgery: Trauma Physician Assistant (PA) Job in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Seeking Acute Care/Trauma Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Northern INDIANA - Group Practice

Lutheran Hospital of Indiana

Physician Assistant (PA) - General Surgery: Trauma

Job Description

Lutheran Hospital is seeking candidates for a full time Acute Care/Trauma Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.  The candidate will 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.

It is the intent of the Board of Directors that the Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant develop his or her own practice of medicine and also complement the health care services of their physician colleagues in the group. 

Examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals. Ensures proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.


Requires a master's degree in area of specialty, certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, and state authority for advanced practice. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.


Must have current certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant or be registered to take the next-offered certification examination.  Individuals awaiting the results of the certification exam may be hired, pending successful completion of the exam. 

CPR Certificate required within 90 days of hire. 


Minimum three years of general nursing/clinical experience preferred but not required.

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.



Other Details

Job ID: 7fb5e186-8c32-42e5-b114-e97c90bfca1c

Practice Type: Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company

Hiring Organization

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

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