The Elkhart Clinic is a physician-owned multi-specialty group practice with 36 physicians in 16 different specialties and sub-specialties; 40% primary care (general internal medicine and family medicine) and 60% surgical and non-surgical specialists. Comprehensive laboratory, imaging services, onsite infusion, EEG, AEEG, EMG-NCV, audiology and optical goods. eCW EMR.
Area Description: Elkhart, Indiana, just 2 miles south of the Michigan border, is called the “City with a Heart.” Elkhart is a family-friendly community with a wide range of recreational activities for every season from water skiing in the summers to snow skiing in the winters. Chicago, Indianapolis, Indiana Dunes National Park, and Lake Michigan are just a short drive away, with the University of Notre Dame’s beautiful campus within minutes. Elkhart County’s population is 205,000 and offers 7 public school systems and over 50 private schools. Elkhart, known as the “RV Capital of the World” and the “Band Instrument Capital of the World,” provides a strong manufacturing economy with a concentration in recreational vehicles and manufactured housing. Indiana is a malpractice friendly state for physicians.
Qualifications and Training: Board-certified or board-eligible considered if residency completed in last 5 years. Subspecialty interest preferred. EEG is strongly preferred. EMG recommended. Excellent communication skills are required.
Practice Environment: Private physician office with exam and procedure rooms as needed. Front office, back-office and support staff as needed. Full-time research center with phase 2-4 research protocols (national research network).
Hospital Environment: Modern, financially sound, full-service 270-bed single community hospital; 23-bed ICU, 30-bed PCU; located within one mile from the Clinic. Good working relationship with hospital administration and medical staff. Opportunity to participate in neuro-hospitalist rotation one week per month.
Office Call Rotation: 1 in 3 call rotation, by phone, we generally take one week at a time. A full-time hospitalist program affiliated with the hospital provides 24/7 in-service coverage.
Compensation: Annual guarantee $300,000 guarantee for two years with worked RVU incentive, signing bonus, relocation assistance and annual CME allowance.
Membership/Partnership: Expectation of ownership in Elkhart Clinic LLC and Elkhart Clinic Building LLC, which provides significant additional compensation opportunities.
Reimbursement Environment: The 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. The clinic also participates in certain value-based preferred provider contracts that requiring the documentation and submission of cost and quality data.