303 S. Nappanee Street South Bend, IN 46514
Practice Description: Physician-owned multi-specialty group practice with 40 physicians in 17 different specialties and sub-specialties; 40% primary care (general internal medicine and family medicine) and 60% surgical and non-surgical specialists. Comprehensive laboratory and imaging services and audiology and optical goods.
Area Description: population of 50, 000; County population of
200, 000. Strong manufacturing economy with a concentration in recreational vehicles and manufactured housing.
Qualifications and Training: Board certified or board eligible considered if residency
completed in last 5 years. Physician is expected to be trained in diagnosis and treatment of upper and lower G.I. endoscopies. ERCP preferred. Excellent communication skills required.
Clinic Hours: Monday through Thursday, Friday until noon.
Practice Environment: Private physician office with exam and procedure rooms as needed. Front office, back-office and support staff as needed. Case load averages 18+ daily office visits and 125 procedures monthly.
Hospital Environment: Modern, financially sound, full-service community
hospital; 16-bed ICU, 54-bed PCU; located within one mile from the Clinic. Good working relationship with hospital administration and medical staff.
ASC Environment: Surgery Center adjacent to General Hospital.
Ownership opportunity upon clinic membership. Surgery Center
built in 1997 includes 12 pre/post GI beds, 10 general surgery bays, and 8 PACU bays, five OR suites with 2 dedicated fully equipped Endo rooms, Summit documentation system, Vision EMR, Olympus Video HD equipment and Minntech Medivators scope sterilizers. Elective upper GI endoscopy, colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy done at ASC. Fully trained GI technicians on staff.
Call Rotation: 1 in 3. Full time hospitalist program affiliated with the hospital provide 24/7 in-service coverage.
Compensation: Annual guarantee $425, 000 guarantee for two years with worked RVU
incentive, signing bonus, relocation assistance and annual CME allowance.
Membership/Partnership: Expectation of ownership in Clinic which provides significant additional compensation opportunity.
Reimbursement Environment: Clinic participates in traditional fee-for- service contracts with most Medicare, commercial and preferred provider plans; a few of these plans offer bonus incentives for quality performance. Clinic also participate in certain value-based preferred provider contracts that requiring the documentation and submission of cost and quality data.
Number of existing physicians in specialty: 2 clinic and 1 hospital.