Job ID: 1972
Area: Ft. Wayne area
Description: Seeking a BC/BE Endocrinologist to join well-established and rapidly growing practice
Join 1 Endocrinologist and 4 APPs
Outpatient, employed position, full time, 36 contact hours weekly, work week may be structured 4 or 5 days
Anticipated volume of patients is around 20 daily
Candidates seeking part-time employment may also be considered.
Full spectrum of endocrinological diseases and conditions, including diabetes I and II, gestational diabetes, thyroid disease including cancer, pituitary and adrenal diseases, fluid and electrolyte disorders, diabetes insipidus, calcium disorders and osteoporosis, hypogonadism, neuroendocrine tumors and endocrine hypertension
Services provided include insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring systems, radioiodine administration, thyroid US and FNA, DEXA scan interpretation, administration of medications for the treatment of endocrine disorders, and stimulation and suppression testing. Practice has an excellent diabetes educator
After hour calls are answered first by the NP, resulting in extremely light call volumes. After hours and weekends may be rotated 1:2 with the present endocrinologist, or each endocrinologist may cover his/her own patients
Clinic attached to the hospital, and inpatient hospital coverage is provided by three of the four advanced practice nurses, with backup provided by phone by the endocrinologists. If there is interest, the new endocrinologist may also see hospital patients
Practice's 4 advanced practice nurses have independent panels of patients and practice under the supervision of the endocrinologists, and all are highly competent, experienced endocrinology providers
Compensation and benefits: Competitive salary guarantee the first year then compensation is based on productivity (wRVUs).A productivity bonus may also be earned over guaranteed salary, CME allowance, Commencement bonus, Quality bonus, Medical education debt repayment, Relocation assistance, Benefits include up to 6 weeks of vacation time yearly, full medical, dental and vision insurance, life and disability (ST and LT) and long term care insurance, retirement 401K plan with generous employer match, flexible spending account.
Community/Facility info: 396-bed facility. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and offers a wide range of services, including Cardiac Services (including cardiac research), Pediatrics, OB, Oncology, Orthopedics, Occupational Medicine, Heart Transplantation, Emergency Medicine, Sleep Lab, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery and a Diabetes Treatment Center. HealthGrades recognized Hospital with the 2005 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence®
Contact: For more information please contact Ben Ferro at [email protected] or call 716-689-6000.