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Palliative Care Physician - 1073060

Lafayette, IN

Seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Palliative Care Physician to join a team of five Nurse Practitioners, two Physicians, onsite chaplain and a social worker in western Indiana just 1 hour from Indianapolis.


  • Flexible Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  • Average inpatient volume: 25 patients per day 
  • Physicians share call and act as backup for Nurse Practitioner for nights and weekends 
  • National Catholic Bioethics certification, preferred 
  • Collegial team of specialists 
  • Onsite chaplain and social worker 


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 


Located 1 hour from Indianapolis. A multi-faceted town which encompasses a vibrant college scene, a beautiful natural landscape and a lively urban center. Across the Wabash River, Purdue University draws a diverse young student population to the city. A walking tour of downtown Lafayette reveals a historic core of Victorian architecture, unique shops, and public art. 


Nature abounds in the city and area parks, including Columbian Park, the Celery Bog wetlands, the Jerry E. Clegg Botanical Garden along Wildcat Creek, and Wolf Park in Battle Ground. It offers an excellent art scene with local breweries, wineries, shops, pick your own fruit farms among many other amenities and activities. 


Western Indiana is a desirable community in which to live and work. The AMA has designated Indiana as one of the nation’s top “physician friendly” states due to its favorable malpractice status. The region is the home of Purdue Research Park and many multi-national companies which contribute to a strong, local economy. Offerings include highly-ranked public and private schools and diverse cultural activities.


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