Family Medicine with J1 Support – 1.5 hours from Indianapolis

Family Medicine
Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 5688
Verified Date 08/10/2020
Loan Repayment No Response
Sign on Bonus No Response
Practice Type Employed
Accept J1 Visa Yes
Accept H1B Visa No
Permanent: Full time


What you need to know

Practice Details

  • Seeking to recruit a BC/BE Family Medicine Physician to join established hospital affiliated primary care practice including an Internal Medicine physician and mid-level practitioner. 
  • The position does not require ER call but does require practice call; the practice call is currently 1:3. 
  • A hospitalist program is in place and available to the medical staff. 
  • OB is an option for candidates who want to practice those skills but it is not a requirement for the position.
  • There may be some flexibility with the schedule and hours required; outpatient only or traditional medicine. 
  • The opportunity to grow with the practice is unlimited!


Compensation Details

  • Salary plus Incentive 
  • Commencement Bonus 
  • Medical Education Debt Repayment 
  • CME Allowance 
  • Relocation Assistance 
  • Health, Life & Retirement 
  • Vacation, Holidays & Sick Time

Community Details

  • Located one hour to Fort Wayne, IN and 90 minutes to Indianapolis, this community is located along the Wabash River. 
  • Eel and Wabash rivers offer great fishing and canoeing opportunities. It is a great place to go hiking, fishing, horseback riding, boating, swimming, and camping.
  • Leisure activities including sport such as soccer, volleyball, bull fighting, cockfighting, racing, tennis and basketball and more. Peruvians also enjoy dancing, trekking, mountain climbing, hiking, cooking, yoga etc. 

Recruiter Insights

Compensation   The Starting Salary Is up to $50,000 More Compared To Starting Family Medicine Salaries Located in Chicago and Indianapolis, coupled with cost of living 30% less, provides physicians with significant purchasing power where you can build your dream home, pay off school loans and Retire early.  

The Housing Market   With Average Home Pricing Settled At $69,149 And Where This Custom built brick, 5,686+ Square Feet, 5 Bedroom 5 Baths with large oak kitchen, finished basement with bar and pool table, Library with floor to ceiling book shelves located on this Private one acre stocked pond.Can Be Yours For $396,000.  

The Community  The City of Peru is launching the River View Landing community improvement project, an economic development project to develop 40 acres of property along the Wabash River between River Walk Park and West City Park.  

The Employer   This organization is the community healthcare provider; a 25-bed, critical-access facility, and believes in the power of people to create great care. 443 healthcare professionals strong, this organization offers inpatient and outpatient care; medical imaging; medical and surgical care, emergency diagnostics ' and much more. 

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 56 miles: Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport
  • 88 miles: Indianapolis, IN (IND / KIND) Indianapolis International Airport
  • 143 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 56 miles to Fort Wayne, IN
  • 68 miles to Indianapolis, IN
  • 113 miles to Chicago, IL

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 56 miles to Fort Wayne, IN
  • 68 miles to Indianapolis, IN
  • 113 miles to Chicago, IL

Cost of Living:

  • Living index city- 77.1
  • Living index state- 91.1
  • Mean house cost- $69,149

Colleges and Universities:

  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 21 miles; Kokomo, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 27 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Taylor University (about 37 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Anderson University (about 50 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 50 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Ball State University (about 52 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 53 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)


  • 84.4% White alone
  • 7.9% Black alone
  • 3.6% Hispanic
  • 1.6% Two or more races
  • 1.5% American Indian alone
  • 0.7%  Asian alone
  • 0.04% Native Hawaiian and Other


  • Sales tax- 7%
  • Income tax- 3.3%
  • Property tax- 0.85%
  • Country tax- 2.54%

Major Industry:

  •  Manufacturing (28%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)


  • Eel and Monanquah park offers frisbee golf and a 18 hole golf course. Offers Softball Fields, two basketball courts, play fields, restrooms, picnic tables, and playgrounds.
  • Eel and Wabash rivers offer great fishing and canoeing opportunities. It is a great place to go hiking, fishing, horseback riding, boating, swimming, and camping.

Arts & Culture:

  • The Miami County Museum has approximately 150,000 objects and archival material.
  • The International Circus Hall of Fame is located on the old circus winter quarters in Peru, Indiana

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Drive out 88 miles and you can watch any of Indianapolis professional sport teams, including the Indianapolis Colts and Pacer's.
  • Attend Purdue or Ballstate University to watch Division I Football, basketball, and baseball just an hour away.

Sports for the Participant:

  • The local YMCA offers many sports programs for adults and children.
  • Adult volleyball games, basketball,and soccer programs are also offered.


  • Throught out Peru Indiana, there are over 20 antique stores.
  • Kohls and other department stores are also located in Peru.

Top Five things to do:

  1.  Grissom Air Museum
  2.  McClure's Orchard
  3.  Mississinewa Lake
  4.  Nickel Plate Trail
  5.  Miami County Museum


Facility Location

City : Peru, Indiana,
Population : 101,541
MSA Population : 11,079
Community Profile

Contact Information

Todd skertich
Managing Partner
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