Seeking Burn Surgeon - Indiana - Tertiary Care Center - Fellowship Required

Physician: Surgery: General
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:8722
Verified Date:07/06/2020
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Surgery: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking candidates for a full time Burn Surgeon.
  • Candidates must be BC/BE in General Surgery, have a Fellowship in Burn, and be ABLS certified (Instructor Preferred).
  • No Visa support.
  • Required Burn Fellowship
  • 12 – Bed Inpatient Unit
  • Rotating block schedule
  • Outpatient and Inpatient coverage
  • Opportunities include: resident teaching, research, and outreach
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Program
  • Providing Burn Care to the Region since 1974

Compensation Details

  • Generous salary plus incentive
  • Medical Education Debt Repayment
  • Relocation
  • CME
  • Health and Retirement

Community Details

  • Fort Wayne is not only the hub of three rivers, it is also a major metropolitan area and the second largest city in Indiana.
  • Fort Wayne continues to progress as corporations and individuals live, thrive and expand together. In fact during the 1980's and 1990's Fort Wayne received accolades as an All-American City and a Most Livable City.
  • This small city of 250,000+ offers a wide variety of activities, including, minor league professional sports, arts & culture, recreation and shopping.  

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is Up To $50,000 More Compared To Starting General Surgery Salaries Located In Chicago And Indianapolis, Coupled With Cost Of Living 30% Less, Provides Physicians With Significant Purchasing Power Where You Can Build Your Dream Home, Pay Off School Loans And Retire Early.  

The Housing Market.  With Average Home Pricing Settled At $121,750 And Where This Beautiful 5,152 SF, 5BR/4.5BA home comes with a family Master Suite on the Main Floor with Private Den/Office, Full Finished Daylight Basement is an entertainer's dream with Wet Bar, Game Room, Play Room, Exercise Room is located in Inverness Lakes SW Neighborhood can be yours for $395,000.  

The Community.  Fort Wayne is a community of 250,000 located in northeastern Indiana offers a safe community with midwestern values. The community offers wide variety of activities, including, minor league professional sports, arts & culture, recreation and shopping.  

The Employer.  This 396-bed tertiary care facility opened it's doors in 1904. This organization is committed to it's physicians and is committed to providing the highest level of expertise and technology locally so patients don't have to travel hours from home to receive the care they deserve.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 19 miles: Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport
  • 130 miles: Lansing, MI (LAN / KLAN) Capital Region International Airport
  • 133 miles: Dayton, OH (DAY / KDAY) James M. Cox Dayton International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 90 miles to Toledo, OH
  • 108 miles to Indianapolis, IN
  • 136 miles to Windsor, Canada

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 19 miles: Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport
  • 92 miles: Toledo, OH (TOL / KTOL) Toledo Express Airport
  • 94 miles: South Bend, IN (SBN / KSBN) South Bend Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State living index- 91.1
  • City living index- 83.4
  • Mean house cost-  $121,750

Colleges and Universities:

  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne  (Full-time enrollment: 10,126; Location: 2101 E Coliseum Blvd; Public; Website: www.ipfw.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology  (FT enrollment: 4,320; Location: 1600 E Washington Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.indianatech.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne  (FT enrollment: 2,075; Location: 2701 Spring St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sf.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Demographics:

  • 67.9% White alone
  • 14.8% Black alone
  • 9.5% Hispanic
  • 4.5% Asian alone
  • 3.2% Two or more races
  • 0.07% American Indian alone
  • 0.02% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
  • 0.02%Other race alone

 

Taxes:

  • Sales tax rate- 7%
  • Property tax rate- 0.85%
  • Income tax rate- 3.3%
  • County tax rate- 6.5%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)

Recreation:

  • Bob Arnold Northside Park Amenities include two pavilions, tennis courts, playground, informal soccer field, public pool, and the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department's central offices.
  • Over 70 parks that include playgrounds, basketball courts, and more.

Arts & Culture:

  • Fort Wayne Museum of Art has galleries featuring American and related art from the 19th century to today.
  • Best Museums in Fort Wayne, IN - Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Science Central, History Center, Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile MuseumFort Wayne Air Museum, Kruse Museums, The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museums, and Hoosier Air Museum.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Fort Wayne is named the "#1 City for Minor League Sports".  Come check out TinCaps baseball, Komets hockey or MadAnts basketball game.   
  • Visit Indiana University- Purdue University-Fort Wayne to watch divison 1 sports.
  • Visit Indianapolis, a 108 mile drive to watch professional sport teams such as Indianapolis Colts and Indianapolis Colts.

Sports for the Participant:

  • For adults they offer aquatics, recreational basketball, dance classes, several golf courses, softball leagues, baseball leagues, tennis leagues, and volleyball leagues.
  • For youth the offer basketball, soccer, baseball, Swim Lessons,Tennis Lessons, Gymnastics, Dance Classes, Cheerleading/Tumbling, Pee Wee Golf TourJunior Golf Tour, and J & B Pacers Summer Running.

Shopping:

  • Northcrest Shopping Center's anchor tenants are Kohl's, Best Buy, Office Depot, Ulta, Carter's, TJ Maxx, Shoe Carnival, Old Navy, Hallmark and Value City Furniture.
  • Parkwest shopping center has upscale home decor, furniture, bedding, bath, kitchen, electrics, luggage, toys, crafts, pets, gifts, and more.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
  2. Parkview Field
  3. Allen County Public Library
  4. The Embassy Theatre
  5. Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory