Franciscan Health - Franciscan Physician Network
Munster, Indiana
Competitive salary + Benefits
Closing date
Dec 21, 2023

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Full Time
Organization Type
Hospital / Medical Center
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Franciscan Health Munster Campus

At Franciscan Hammond/Dyer/Munster, we were hospitalists when hospitalists weren’t even cool. The program started over 22 years ago and is still growing! This is a high performing, well-respected group with a great culture of teamwork. Our team members live across Chicagoland due to easy access to our 3 covered hospitals. Franciscan Physician Network is seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Nocturnist to meet the growing demand of our program at Franciscan Health Munster. This is a high functioning program with great patient outcomes and high levels of physician satisfaction. The program is well-respected and there is a healthy relationship with hospital administration.


Ideal candidate will be an Internal or Family Medicine physician, who wants to be a part of the Franciscan Health Hospitalist Program. Candidate will have a strong focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. Physician will display exceptional interpersonal skills and a desire to develop strong ties with the community and build long-lasting relationships with patients and their families. Physician will need to work collaboratively to coordinate and deliver the highest quality of patient care.


  • 156 shifts schedule; 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.
  • Admission volume: 8-9 per shifts
  • Swing-shift support most nights of the week. Tele-nocturnist cross-coverage program in development.
  • Recent experience with intubation preferred, but not required. Must be willing to learn.
  • ACLS/BCLS required for Code Blue and Rapid Responses
  • Open ICU with easy access to specialist consultation
  • Epic electronic health record (Franciscan Health scored above the 90th percentile for Provider satisfaction for the inpatient Epic system)
  • Strong collegial support from specialists 
  • Internal and external moonlighting permitted
  • H1-B visa sponsorship if needed
  • COPD
  • Heart Failure
  • Pneumonia
  • Renal Failure
  • Sepsis

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 12 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:

  • Premier compensation package
  • Generous relocation allowance available
  • Paid malpractice
  • CME 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
  • Leadership development through board and committee opportunities


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


HammondDyer, and Munster are cities located in beautiful Lake County, IN. Located thirty minutes southeast of downtown Chicago.  The cities are part of the Chicago metropolitan area, while still maintaining a rural and suburban feel.  Situated along the South Shore of Lake Michigan, the cities offer many opportunities to enjoy the beach, sand dunes, and many outdoor activities. Hammond, Dyer, and Munster offer an affordable cost of living, excellent school options including private and public schools, and a diverse employment base with a strong commercially-insured base of employees.  Munster schools have been rated Indiana Blue Ribbon schools and have been awarded five-star ratings. 

Local Attractions:

Lake Michigan

Indiana Dunes

Lost Marsh Environmental Recreation Area which includes 330-acre championship golf course, and nature preserve

LEED-certified Centennial Park and Golf Course

Midwest Training & Ice Center

Year-Round Festivals and Area Events

Towle Theater, Centre for the Visual and Performing Arts

Horseshoe Casino

The region offers shopping at enclosed shopping malls, an outdoor discount outlet center and miles and miles of popular chain stores in shopping plazas

Among the South Shore's agri-tourism opportunities are wineries, dairies, restaurants, U-pick orchards/farms, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and farmers' markets and many local breweries

Many miles of bike paths throughout Northwest Indiana

Never or Rarely

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.


For 140 years, Franciscan Alliance has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. We treat our patients with the best possible care by following the guiding ethical values embodied by our founding congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. Always mindful of our Christian stewardship to the Roman Catholic Church, we minister with joy, care and compassion according to the ideals of St. Francis of Assisi and our founder, Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel.

Our healthcare system carries forth Christ’s healing ministry and strengthens the Catholic health care mission by:

  • Providing a broad, coordinated continuum of health care services with an emphasis on improving the health of persons and communities.

  • Treating the mind, body and spirit with holistic and comprehensive medical options.

  • Developing creative structures for health care delivery.

  • Being advocates for those in need.

  • Identifying and developing our sisters and laity for Franciscan leadership.


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