General Surgery Job in Warsaw, Indiana

General Surgery with Robotics Opportunity outside of Fort Wayne

Kosciusko Community Hospital

Physician - General Surgery


Job Description

Lutheran Health Network, Kosciusko Medical Group, in Warsaw, Indiana seeks a General & Vascular Surgeon to join our established Surgery Practice.  

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Examine patients and make diagnosis
  • Review patient medical history & determine treatment plan
  • Evaluate & advise patients on surgery risks
  • Prescribe preoperative & postoperative treatments & procedures
  • Direct & coordinate activities of nurses, assistants, specialists, and other medical staff, in and out of OR
  • Follow established surgical quality techniques during operation
  • Conduct research to develop & test surgical technique that can improve operation procedures and outcomes

Preferred Skills:

  • Robotics a must!
  • Bi-lingual ability, preferably fluent in speaking &writing Spanish/English
  • High degree of manual dexterity
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Excellent vision and visual-spatial awareness
  • Good organizational ability
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills to deal with a wide range of colleagues, patients, and their families
  • Emotional resilience, a calm temperament
  • Ability to work under pressure well
  • Lead & manage a team effectively

Current Practice:

  • The Surgery Practice currently supports 3 General Surgeons, who perform Bread & Butter procedures including Appendectomies; Colon; Colonoscopies; EGD – Dysphagia & GERD; Gallbladder; Hernia; PH Probes, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal, Skin & Breast Cancer
  • On call minimum of 10 days/month, per Surgeon. Holidays are a shared rotation, with an established schedule complied 1 year in advance
  • Practice support consists of Director, Office Manager, Patient Accounts Representative, 3 LPN/RN, 1 CMA, and 1 Intake Coordinator/CNA
  • All Physicians report to Vice President, Provider Services

Kosciusko Community Hospital (KCH), Warsaw, Indiana:

  • Located on a 30 acre medical campus, KCH is a 72 bed, with all private rooms, offering general and surgical services in a medium rural size facility
  • Services are provided within a surgical suite area, comprised of 20 prep bays, 6 operating rooms, 2 minor procedure/endoscopy rooms and 7 recovery bays. The Surgeons utilize OR Block Scheduling and perform services with the use of Da Vinci X surgical system
  • Overall surgical specialties include, but not limited to Ear, Nose & Throat; Endoscopy; Gynecology; Interventional Pain Management; Ophthalmology; Orthopedics; Podiatry; Spine and Urology
  • Full Radiology Services, Wound Treatment Center, 14 ICU Rooms, Cath Lab onsite, Non-Trauma designated Emergency Room and Birthing Center, and own Ambulance and Aircraft services
  • Cardiology, Oncology, Urology, and other services offered on campus practices
  • Large, established multi-specialty referral network, with 4 Lutheran Health Network based hospitals in Fort Wayne (40 mins)
  • System wide Cerner EMR, Athena Patient Portal, and utilization of Patient Access Scheduling Center
  • Population of Warsaw is approximately 90,000 with a surrounding patient base up to 189,000 in total population

Compensation may include the following:

  • Flexible Work Schedules offered to balance Personal Lifestyles
  • Integrated health system with a competitive compensation model
  • Annual bonus potential
  • Resident stipend
  • Commencement Bonus
  • Medical Education Loan Reimbursement Assistance
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.
  • Malpractice and Tail Gate Insurance coverage provided
  • CEM allowance
  • Relocation Assistance up to $10,000
  • 401 Retirement Plant Options with employer matching 

Other Details

Job ID: e67549f5-e6d5-4d3f-85ce-f61160c529bd

Practice Type: Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company


Hiring Organization


Kosciusko Community Hospital
2101 East Dubois Drive
Warsaw, Indiana 46580


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