| Since The Community Health Clinic (CHC) opened in 2013, over 700 patients have benefited from its clinical genetics services. The CHC is located in Topeka, Indiana. Topeka is a one hour drive from Fort Wayne and South Bend and two to three hours from larger cities like Chicago, Indianapolis, and Ann Arbor. |
The CHC is part of a consortium of clinics dedicated to providing care to the Plain Community, an otherwise under-served population. These clinics are located in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Wisconsin and are predicated upon providing accessible and affordable care to a population that otherwise experiences barriers to healthcare. For more information about the CHC and its model of care, www.indianachc.org.
The CHC is seeking a Pediatrician interested in treating children with metabolic and genetic disorders. This position offers two unique opportunities: first, specialized training and support in establishing a medical program with clinical and molecular research components; and second, access to an insular, homogeneous, medically under-served population willing to contribute to the body of genetic research for the sake of the local and global community.
This well-funded rural position offers facilities, salary, benefits, and academic publishing and career opportunities that rival those found in metropolitan areas.
Qualifications • BE or BC in Pediatrics or Pediatrics/Internal Medicine (Med-Peds) • Experience or desire to develop experience in diagnosing, evaluating, and treating children with chronic and complex diseases (additional training opportunities available) • Personal qualities of compassion, cultural sensitivity, and gentleness
Benefits • Full-time; predominantly daytime outpatient care with rare inpatient service at local hospitals • Highly competitive salary • Long- and short-term disability • 401k package • Generous vacation time and paid holidays • Malpractice insurance • CME • Potential for educational loan repayment Employment assistance program for significant other
The Community Health Clinic is an equal opportunity employer.