Physician - Neurohospitalist

Location
Indiana
Posted
Sep 03, 2019
Closes
Sep 02, 2020
Ref
495541000
Specialty
Neurology
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Franciscan Physician Network is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Neurologist to join our team and meet the growing Neurology services at Franciscan Health. Physician will cover inpatient neurology at Hammond, Dyer and Munster and will collaborate and support the general hospitalist team, in the Chicagoland area.

WHAT WE NEED

Ideal candidate will have a strong focus on General Neurological Disorders, Nerve Conduction Studies, EEG Interpretations, along with emphasis on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. Candidate will display exceptional interpersonal skills, work collaboratively to coordinate and deliver the highest quality of patient care.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • Traditional schedule: 7 on / 7 off
    • 165 shifts per year
  • Physician will cover Franciscan Hammond, Dyer and Munster hospitals
  • Average inpatient volume: 10 - 13 patients per day
  • Remote call will be taken during 7 days on
  • Common Diagnoses & Procedures:
    • Coordination problems
    • Muscle weakness
    • Sensation (Neuropathy)
    • Confusion (Dementia)
    • Dizziness
    • Seizures (epilepsy)
    • Stroke
    • Neuromuscular disorders
    • Lou Gehrig's disease
    • Alzheimer's disease
    • Cluster headaches and migraines
    • Spinal cord disorders
    • Geriatric neurology
    • Parkinson's
    • Botox injections
    • EMG
    • EEG
  • Onsite Equipment:
    • Natus EMG
    • EEG equipment


WHO WE ARE

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 over 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers.

With 12 hospitals, Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest. Of our 260+ locations, many are nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. Franciscan Health takes pride in providing compassionate, comprehensive care for our patients and the communities we serve.

WHAT WE OFFER

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
• 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

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, please contact Physician and Provider Services Team at practice@franciscanalliance.org or (844) 376-3627.

WHERE WE LIVE

Hammond , Dyer , and Munster are cities located in beautiful Lake County, IN. Located thirty minutes southeast of downtown Chicago . The cities are part of the Chicago metropolitan area, while still maintaining a rural and suburban feel. Situated along the South Shore of Lake Michigan , the cities offer many opportunities to enjoy the beach, sand dunes, and many outdoor activities. Hammond, Dyer, and Munster offer an affordable cost of living, excellent school options including private and public schools, and a diverse employment base with a strong commercially-insured base of employees.

Local Attractions:
  • Lake Michigan
  • Indiana Dunes
  • Lost Marsh Environmental Recreation Area which includes 330 acre championship golf course, and nature preserve
  • Year-Round Festivals and Area Events
  • Towle Theater
  • Horseshoe Casino
  • The region offers shopping at enclosed shopping malls, an outdoor discount outlet center and miles and miles of popular chain stores in shopping plazas
  • Among the South Shore's agri-tourism opportunities are wineries, dairies, restaurants, U-pick orchards/farms, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and farmers' markets


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

0-1 Years Experience

License(s): Physician License

Certification(s): Board Certified

Travel: Never or Rarely

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

PHYSICIAN & ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS

Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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