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Seeking a Neurology APP to Join an Established Practice near Fort Wayne

Company: Community Health Systems
Location: Warsaw
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Lutheran Health Network in Warsaw, IN is seeking Neurology Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant to join our established Neurology practice.

  • Primary care to patients includes cerebrovascular disease such as stroke, central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, headache disorders, movement disorders, and seizures provided under supervision of clinic Physician.

  • Prefer 1-2 years of neurology experience; however willing to train
  • Full time position; M-F
  • Assist with On Calls as required
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Creative problem solver/critical thinker.
  • Valid Indiana State Nursing License Master's Degree in Nursing (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) Board Certified
    Key Responsibilities

  • Perform evaluations/examinations and problem identification of patient. Order tests such as EMG, EEG, labs and CNS diagnostic imaging. Interpret diagnostic test results for deviations from normal. Make tentative diagnoses and decisions about management and treatment of patient. Partner with physician regarding proposed plan of care and formulates with patient involvement. Manages therapeutic regime and modify plan if necessary. Instruct/counsel patient on prescribed medications and health maintenance. Obtain, compile and record patient medical data electronically (Cerner), including health history, progress notes and results of physical exams, findings.
    Kosciusko Community Hospital (KCH)
    Located on a 30 acre medical campus, KCH is a 72 bed, medium rural size facility, with all private rooms, offering general and surgical services. Women's medical services extended include labor, delivery, nursery, breastfeeding support, eLearning Childbirth Education and mammography. Refer to:
    Comprehensive Compensation Package May Include:

  • Competitive Salary Base Commencement Bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Medical Education Debt Replacement
  • Healthcare, Life & Retirement Programs

    Warsaw, Indiana & Surrounding Area

    • County population – nearly 89,000 with surrounding service area of 189,000, 50% female/50% male, median age 38 Excellent public, private, & parochial schools
    • Serving 11,050 students, higher diversity score than Indiana average
    • Student: teacher ratio is 17:1. Cost of living cheaper than US and Indiana average
    • Outstanding colleges and universities within county.
    • Top industries; agriculture and world headquarters of orthopedics Rural area, close-knit communities Close proximity to Chicago (2 hrs.), Indianapolis (2 hrs.), Fort Wayne (1 hr.) Multiple bike and walking trails
    • 100 lakes, within county, lending to swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, sailing, snowmobiling. 11 golf courses and tennis & racquet club
    • Miles of bike/walking trails in local vicinity
    • Cultural, arts and educational exhibitions, museums, and live performing theaters
    • Shopping, boutiques, antique stores, locally owned restaurants, wineries, and breweries available

Keywords: Community Health Systems, South Bend , Seeking a Neurology APP to Join an Established Practice near Fort Wayne, Healthcare , Warsaw, Indiana

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