Franciscan Physician Network is seeking an experienced PRN Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to meet the growing demand of our program at Franciscan Health Lafayette East and Franciscan Health Crawfordsville. This is an established, high functioning program with great patient outcomes and high levels of provider satisfaction. The program is well-respected and there is a healthy relationship with hospital administration.
This program offers the nocturnist NP/PA opportunities for clinical growth and autonomy.Â When at Lafayette East, the APPâ™s do admissions with the on-site nocturnist physician. When at Crawfordsville, the APP manages the inpatient census (15-18 patients), admits patients on her/his own and helps to provide remote cross-coverage for the Lafayette campus.Â
WHAT WE NEED:
Ideal candidate will have background with inpatient care with strong focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. Certified NPâ™s in Acute Care, Family or Adult/Geriatric will all be considered. Certified Physician Assistants with hospitalist experience are encouraged to apply.Â Candidate will display exceptional interpersonal skills. Provider will need to work collaboratively with all physicians and staff members to ensure delivery of the highest quality of patient care.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
Traditional PRN Schedule: 7:00 a.m. â“ 7:00 p.m. OR 7:00 p.m. â“ 7:00 a.m.
Rotating coverage between Lafayette and Crawfordsville campuses
Inpatient experience preferred, but will consider APPâ™s with other backgrounds
Average inpatient volume:
Admissions at Lafayette East: 6 - 8 per night
Admissions at Crawfordsville: 1- 4 per night
Central line placement and intubation procedures preferred
Open ICU at both locations.
Respond to Code Blueâ™s
Part of the Rapid Response Team
Strong collegial support from specialistsÂ
WHO WE ARE:
Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division ofÂ FRANCISCAN HEALTH, brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Healthâ™s hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes over 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers.
With 13 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:
CME annual stipend
Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance
Retirement options, including 403(b), 457(b), 401(a)
Lafayette and Crawfordsville is a multi-faceted town which encompasses a vibrant college scene, a beautiful natural landscape and a lively urban center.Â Across the Wabash River in West Lafayette, Purdue University draws a diverse young student population to the city. A walking tour of downtown Lafayette reveals a historic core of Victorian architecture, unique shops, and public art.
Nature abounds in the city and area parks, including Columbian Park, the Celery Bog wetlands, the Jerry E. Clegg Botanical Garden along Wildcat Creek, and Wolf Park in Battle Ground.Â Lafayette offers an excellent art scene with local breweries, wineries, shops, pick your own fruit farms among many other amenities and activities.
Western Indiana is a desirable community in which to live and work.Â The AMA has designated Indiana as one of the nationâ™s top âœphysician friendlyâ states due to its favorable malpractice status.Â The region is the home of Purdue Research Park and many multi-national companies which contribute to a strong, local economy.Â Offerings include highly-ranked public and private schools and diverse cultural activities.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Internal Number: R-052886
About Franciscan Health Lafayette
A trusted leader in providing faith-based, integrated health care, Franciscan Alliance brings together the latest technology, innovative procedures and the brightest, most compassionate people to serve our patients in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. Throughout our 13 hospitals and many medical practices, we offer a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence.For more than 135 years, Franciscan Alliance has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. We treat our patients with the best possible care by following the guiding ethical values embodied by our founding congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. Always mindful of our Christian stewardship to the Roman Catholic Church, we minister with joy, care and compassion according to the ideals of St. Francis of Assisi and our founder, Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel.