303 S. Nappanee Street Chicago, IN 60007
Rheumatologist needed in the South Bend, IN area
Practice Opportunity Profile – Rheumatology
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. GE Centricity EMR.
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. 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.
Hospital Environment: Modern, financially sound, full-service 300-bed single
community hospital; 16-bed ICU, 54-bed PCU; located within one mile from the
Clinic. Good working relationship with hospital administration and medical staff.
Call Rotation: Participate in internal medicine call rotation (4 days month) or
take own call.
Compensation: Annual guarantee $255, 000 guarantee for two years with worked
RVU incentive, signing bonus, relocation assistance and annual CME allowance.
Membership/Partnership: Expectation of ownership in Clinic LLC and
Building LLC, which provides significant additional compensation
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: One for practice and County.