Physician (Hospitalist)

Franciscan Physician Network
Mooresville, Indiana
Nov 20, 2018
Dec 20, 2018
Full Time
Position Type

Physician (Hospitalist) – Franciscan Physician Network – Mooresville, Indiana

Req: 1084


Franciscan Physician Network is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible IM or FM Hospitalist at our unique IMPACT Center Program in Mooresville on the Southwest side of Indianapolis, Indiana. The IMPACT (Internal Medicine Perioperative and Consultation Treatment) Center serves all aspects of Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Perioperative Medicine and Outpatient Consultation.  The ideal candidate embraces both general internal medicine hospital work and outpatient peri-operative care to help Franciscan Health Mooresville maintain its status as one of the top 10 joint replacement programs in the nation.

Franciscan Health Mooresville is positioned for growth with planned expansions of its medical office buildings to increase specialty coverage. To meet this growth, the Hospitalists of IMPACT will be adding a 5th full time physician and in-house nocturnist nurse practitioners.  These new providers will join 4 full-time Hospitalists and 1 full-time Nurse Practitioner already covering the program.   


Ideal candidate will have a strong focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction.  Physician will need to work collaboratively with patients and their surgeons to coordinate and deliver the highest quality of care reducing the risk of surgical complications.


IMPACT Hospitalists have 1 full week off every 5 weeks.  They work only one weekend every 5 weeks. With the addition of nocturnist NP’s, they will provide “back up” call only at night.

With addition of 5th physician anticipated schedule will be:

  • 1 week outpatient Perioperative  Clinic; You will be responsible for all aspects of preoperative care 
    • Pre-Operative evaluation and testing
    • Expected outpatient volumes are 50 - 75 patients/week
    • Physician clinic hours 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
      • Flexibility with scheduling: potential for 4 day work week
  • 3 weeks Inpatient Hospitalist, duties:
    • Total Inpatient census averages 28 patients/day (heavier on weekdays due to surgical volume and lighter on weekends)
    • Patient population includes
      • Predominantly Orthopedic cases
      • Colorectal surgery
      • Podiatric surgery
      • Urologic
      • Gynecologic
      • General Internal Medicine
    • You will be responsible for providing ICU coverage that is at a level appropriate for IM or FM trained providers.  Patients who require specialist consultation are usually transferred to Franciscan Health’s tertiary care hospital in Indianapolis.
    • Inpatient providers collaborate to provide 12 hours of on-site coverage during the day, but no single provider is required to be on-site for the full block.
  • 1 week Off
  • Call expectation will be:
    • 1:5 weekend call 
      • Weekend call starts on Friday morning and ends Sunday afternoon at 5 p.m. With the initiation of the NP Nocturnist program, night call will be “back up” only.
      • Physician is required on-site from 7a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays & holidays; may leave after  1 p.m.  if patient care is complete.
    • 1:4 weekday call
      • Expect to be at the hospital post-call to round on patients from the day prior and those admitted to you. Nocturnist NP’s will do initial work-ups and primary call.


Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division of FRANCISCAN HEALTH, brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Health’s hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes more than 900 physicians and advanced practice providers at 260 locations, who are devoted to creating the best outcomes for more than 4 million outpatient visits annually.

Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest employing a work force greater than 18,000. With 14 hospitals and a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence, Franciscan Health takes pride in providing convenient, comprehensive care for our patients and the community we serve.

Our calling is to provide exceptional healthcare services that will continue Christ’s ministry in our Franciscan tradition. Experienced providers who share our mission of quality, compassionate care and outstanding customer service are encouraged to apply.


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
  • Paid malpractice
  • Five 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

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