Johnson Memorial Hospital, Franklin, Indiana, is working with Franklin Pediatrics to expand their group practice which serves the Hospital and the surrounding community. The expansion of physicians at Franklin Pediatrics is in response to growth in a number of clinical areas at JMH and new opportunities that are emerging in the hospital†s service area. There is, as a result, an immediate need for a full-time Pediatrician to service the needs of JMH†s patients and Johnson County overall. The physician selected will becoming an employee of Franklin Pediatrics.
They have a well-established practice presence and reputation in the JMH service area. Currently the group has two board certified Pediatricians who are long term members of the JMH medical staff and have served the Franklin and Johnson County area for over 20 years. Their need for a third physician in the group is immediate. The practice is located on the JMH campus in Franklin, Indiana.
Due to the significant growth in office volume, this new physician will play a critical role in meeting the new volume expectations. The practice has a fully implemented EMR system, specifically designed for the practice of pediatrics. The physicians are supported by a staff of nurses and office-based personnel who have been with the practice for several years. Any physician joining the group will enjoy the assurance of knowing they are joining a highly respected and experienced group of colleagues, in a practice that enjoys strong community support and trust.
Call rotation will be 1:3 Hospital Description Johnson Memorial Hospital is county-owned and has served the people of Johnson County immediately south of Indianapolis since 1947. With just over 100 staffed beds the hospital has a number of specialty programs. Among them are a comprehensive cancer services, breast center, cath and peripheral vascular lab, cardiovascular testing center, sleep center, wound care center, diabetes care program, acute rehabilitation center, spine surgery, orthopedic and sports medicine services, ENT services, critical and progressive care units and a renal dialysis service on the JMH campus. The hospital completed a $12.5 million expansion and modernization of the surgery unit in 2012.
In 2010 Johnson Memorial Hospital entered into a clinical collaboration agreement with Community Health Network in Indianapolis. The agreement sets up a system for JMH and the CHN to pool resources and market strength to jointly develop new programs and services in the Johnson County market. The agreement has no effect on the hospital†s ownership or management, as it will remain a county-owned hospital, directed by its own board of trustees and administrative team.Johnson Memorial Hospital maintains a 12-bed Maternity Center built entirely on the LDRP concept. The Unit also has a special procedures room where all C-sections are performed.
Patients and the medical staff have access to 24-7 anesthesia coverage and the unit staffs a level 1 nursery. The hospital maintains a close relationship with Riley Children†s Hospital which is utilized for newborn critical care transfers. The transfer rate over the past five years as ranged from a low of 1% to a high of 3.5% of all births. Over the last five years the Unit has averaged 500 births per year and that volume is growing.Community Description Johnson County†s projected population is 148,000.
Over the last decade it has consistently been the 3rd or 4th fastest growing county in the state of Indiana. Franklin is located about 25 miles south of downtown Indianapolis, making trips into Indianapolis for dining, sporting or cultural events an easy drive of less than 30 minutes. Access to Indianapolis International Airport is a 30 to 45 minute commute, depending on your location in Johnson County. The county boasts a wide variety of housing options and with its location provides easy access to the University of Indianapolis and Indiana, Purdue, Butler, Ball State and Indiana State universities.
All are located less than 90 miles from Johnson County. The highly regarded Franklin College, a four-year liberal arts college, is a few minutes away from the hospital in Franklin. Johnson County is blessed with excellent public school systems and a wide variety of recreational opportunities. The Greenwood Park Mall is Indiana†s second largest enclosed mall, located on the northern border of Johnson County.
It is a shopping and dining destination point for Central Indiana. The Edinburgh Outlet Mall anchors the county†s southern border at U.S. 31 and I-65.
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