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Physician - Urgent Care/Occupational Medicine

Express Care


Address   Franciscan Physician Network
    2307 LaPorte Avenue, Suite 8
    Valparaiso, IN 46383

Hours  Days/Evenings; Weekends

Calendar  Full-Time; 40.00/week

Education Residency Required


Franciscan Physician Network is seeking a full-time physician who is Board Certified/Board Eligible and specializes in Occupational Medicine and Urgent Care to join our team at FPN Express Care Valparaiso in Valparaiso, Indiana.


Ideal candidate will have ACLS/PALS/BLS certifications and will be able to see all patient types including PEDS. Urgent care or ED experience of 2 years is preferred, but not required. Candidate that is comfortable with I&D /sutures, as well as seeing 4-5 patients per hour is ideal.  EMR experience is preferred.


  • Office hours: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. & Friday – Sunday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    • Four 10 hour days a week
  • No Call Expectation
  • Must be DOT  and MRO Certified or willing to become certified
  • Anticipated outpatient volumes for new provider: 30 – 40 patients per shift
  • Common Diagnoses & Procedures
    • Work comp injuries
    • Urgent care visits
    • DOT physicals
    • Non-DOT physicals
    • Flu
    • Colds
    • UTI’s
    • URI
    • Strains, sprains and fractures
    • Cuts and lacerations


Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division of FRANCISCAN HEALTH, brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Health’s hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes over 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers.

With 14 hospitals, Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest. Of our 260+ locations, many are nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. Franciscan Health takes pride in providing compassionate, comprehensive care for our patients and the communities we serve.


At Franciscan Physician Network we strive to create a flexible and realistic work-life balance for our providers. Full- and part-time opportunities are offered with benefits, which could include:

  • Competitive compensation, including income guarantee, with bonus incentives
  • Generous recruitment bonus program including relocation allowance; commencement and retention packages
  • Paid malpractice
  • 27 days of Allowed Time Off plus five additional paid days for CME with annual stipend
  • Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance
  • Retirement options, including 403(b), 457(b), 401(a)
  • Short- and Long-Term Own Occupation Disability
  • Customized marketing support
  • Leadership development through board and committee opportunities


For more information, please contact Physician and Provider Services Team at or (844) 376-3627.


Valparaiso is located in beautiful Porter County, IN. Located 1.5 hours southeast of downtown Chicago, an hour to Michigan and 2.5 hours north of downtown Indianapolis. Home of Valparaiso University, Valparaiso has a small city, rural and suburban feel that offers affordable cost of living with excellent school options including private and public schools.

  • Population:
    • Valparaiso = 33,104 Porter County = 167,688
  • Valparaiso has a beautiful downtown with restaurants, shops, local breweries among other amenities. Take a scroll around the square or enjoy your meal outside during the warm months.
  • Opportunities for a choice in homes where you can build to suit, live in historic Valparaiso’s multiple established neighborhoods/subdivisions, or properties with significant acreage/farm land – all available within a reasonable price and a close distance to the hospital
  • Diverse employment base with good commercially-insured base of employees
  • Outdoors Activities available:
    • Close proximity to Chicago and Michigan
    • Located proximal to Indiana Dunes and Lake Michigan
    • Ice Skating at Central Park Plaza
    • Hike at the many parks in and around Valparaiso
    • Enjoy the walking and biking paths around Valparaiso
    • Boat, canoe or kayak on your own or with a guided group at the Indiana Dunes
    • Spend time cooling off at Deep River Waterpark or the Valparaiso Splash Pad
    • Hunting opportunities available in the region
    • Play a round of golf at Forest Park or Creekside Golf Courses
    • Enjoy local breweries and eats


Whether you are new to the area or moving back, Valparaiso has a lot to offer individuals or families.  If you are new to the area please click here for city information.  



0-1 Years Experience

License(s): Physician License

Certification(s): Board Certified

Travel: Never or Rarely



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