Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - General Surgery (IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital)

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Abi Holland

IU Health Ball Memorial
Muncie, IN 47303
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Preferred Specialty:
Nurse Practitioner, Surgery: General
Physician Assistant, Surgical: General

IU Health Ball Physicians has an opportunity for an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our established and knowledgeable General Surgery team at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, IN. 

Opportunity Details

  • Full Time, Day Shift 
  • Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • No Call
  • Join a team of 7 Physicians and 4 APPs 
  • 70% inpatient / 30% outpatient

Key responsibilities

  • Initially, inpatient trauma and acute surgical patients; position will evolve to include clinic post-op/follow up patients.
  • Expected patient volume close to 50-60/week inpatient, outpatient volume TBD
  • Simple bedside procedures 


  • Master's Degree required. 
  • Must be ACNP, ANP, FNP or PA Board Certified 
  • Must have at least 1 year of inpatient APP experience 
    • Ideal experience as a Hospitalist or in Surgery 
  • Ideal candidates embody the values of IU Health and have strong communication and critical thinking skills 

IU Health offers a value-based compensation package that includes: group insurance (health, dental, life, disability), 401k with company match, generous PTO, CME allowance/time off, relocation assistance, and malpractice insurance coverage.

Community Description

Enjoy an affordable cost of living in Muncie, Indiana, while taking advantage of the many world-class amenities this community has to offer. One visit to Muncie, rich with history, recreation and festivals, will win you over!

  • Home of Ball State University, offering exceptional education, collegiate sports and entertainment
  • Arts and culture for all ages at the Muncie Civic Theatre, Minnetrista cultural center, David Owsley Museum of Art and one of the largest planetariums in the Midwest
  • Some of Indiana's top-ranked schools, including the Indiana Academy for Science, Math and Humanities, the Burris Laboratory School and Yorktown Community Schools
  • Ranked by Niche in 2023 as one of the top 20 counties to live in Indiana
  • Outdoor recreation includes boating, fishing and camping at the Prairie Creek Reservoir, golfing, or hop on the state's longest span of recreational trails on the Cardinal Greenway
  • Wineries, unique shopping and local cuisine, and outdoor music and food festivals
  • Quick drive to Indianapolis and the suburbs of Fishers and Noblesville, as well as Chicago and Cincinnati

Client Description

IU Health Ball Memorial Physicians represents more than 200 physicians in 49 medical specialties. The physicians & advanced practice providers are committed to providing patient-focused, quality care throughout east central Indiana.

IU Health Ball Memorial Physicians is a member of Indiana's most comprehensive healthcare system (ranked No. 1 in the state by U.S. News & World Report). Our unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine, one of the nation's leading medical schools, gives our physicians & advanced practice providers access to innovative treatments and therapies.

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, the region’s main campus, is home to the largest teaching center outside of Indianapolis. Training for three residency programs and first and second year medical students is embedded within the hospital.

At IU Health, we are committed to advancing a culture where all people can come together while we work to equitably improve the health of all Hoosiers. Working together, our health system fosters an environment in which differences are respected and valued. 

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Healthcare System/Hospital Description

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital is a 379-bed hospital and is designated as a level 3 trauma center. It is both a teaching hospital and a regional tertiary referral center. Over the last decade, the hospital has undergone a $130 million remodel and currently serves over 82,700 patients daily.

Since the early 1980s, physicians and staff members have been actively involved in national and international medical research studies, particularly in the areas of oncology, cardiology and coagulation.