Physician - Family Medicine

Bluffton, IN 46714

Specialty Family Medicine
Profession Physician

Bluffton Regional Hospital is seeking to recruit TWO BC/BE Family Medicine physicians to join an existing multi-specialty group "Bluffton Medical Group", a 34 member group with 29 physicians and 5 mid-level providers.  There are 8 Family Medicine physicians in the group. This setting is an outpatient only opportunity, however, incoming physician may elect to practice traditional (inpatient/outpatient mix and follow own patients in ER, etc.)  OB is not required but is optional   The position will be employed and the current call expectation is 1:6. (practice - telephone). Hospitalist coverage available for ER / inpatients!

Reason for search: Growth, supply and demand ratios, succession planning for a retiring FP.

Lead FP in group: Dr. Larry Jones

There are 4 office locations:
* Bluffton - on campus of hospital - this is the main office where most of the group
   members are housed
* Markle - 15 miles out (3 providers - 1 FP and 2 mid-levels)
* Warren - 15 miles out (1 provider - 1 mid-level)
* Ossian - 8 miles out (2 providers - 2 FPs)

*No Visa support. 

A comprehensive compensation package will be offered and may include:

  • Salary (MGMA guidelines) plus Incentive (WRVUs)
  • Sign On / Commencement bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • CME
  • Health and Retirement Benefits
  • Medical Education Debt Assistance
  • Residency Stipend

Multi-specialty practice in a rural setting with several single-provider specialties offered. Current service lines include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, General Surgery, Podiatry, Orthopedics, GI, Pediatrics, Urology, Cardiology, Neurology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Ophthalmology, ENT, Audiology, and Dentistry.

Located less than 30 minutes from a larger tertiary care center (Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne)

Part of a 8-hospital Lutheran Health Network

Great community atmosphere with excellent school systems available in the county (population: city is approximately 10,000; County is around 28,000).

The city of Bluffton has received several awards over the years. See link: