Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Spine (Indianapolis Area)

We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our dedicated Orthopedic Spine Team in the Indianapolis area! 

Position Details:

  • Full-time, Day shift
    • Monday - Friday, variable schedule based on surgery and clinic days 
    • Potential need for weekend support 
  • 50% Inpatient, 50% Outpatient   
  • Team includes 3 physicians and 3 advanced practice providers
  • Patient census of approximately 45/week
  • Practice at IU West and Methodist Hospitals, & Goodman Hall

Key Responsibilities:

  • Outpatient clinic evaluation of new and return patients. 
  • Inpatient evaluation/rounding
  • Surgical first assist in the OR 
  • Preoperative Phone Calls 


  • Board Certified or Board Eligible 
  • ACNP, AGNP, FNP, or PA certification required
  • APP experience in Surgery preferred, but open to highly motivated new graduates 
    • Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Spine, Critical Care or Emergency Medicine RN experience or clinical rotation required
  • First Assist experience in the OR highly preferred 
  • Candidate must be flexible, proactive and have strong communication skills  
  • Candidate must have the skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment 

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.

See how you can thrive, right here at Indiana University Health

Community Description

Indianapolis, Indiana, the 17th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure.  Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:

  • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population
  • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, concerts and memorials
  • Named to U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 list of the best places to live in the United States
  • Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" twelve consecutive years
  • Ranked by Niche in 2023 as one of the most diverse counties in America, as well as one of the best cities to live in and buy a house in the country
  • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
  • Outdoor recreation includes golfing, boating and unique parks
  • Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar) and the nation's largest half marathon
  • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis, Louisville, and Cincinnati

Client Description

Rewarding Physician and Advanced Provider employment opportunities await with Indiana University Health Physicians.

IU Health Physicians group, which employs over 2,200 physicians and advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state, is one of the fastest-growing, comprehensive, multi-specialty practice groups in Indiana. IUHP also serves as the faculty practice plan of Indiana University School of Medicine, and brings together faculty physicians, IU Health-affiliated physicians and private practice physicians to give highly skilled doctors access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology. 

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.

Indiana University Health National Recognition:

  • Ranked #1 in Indiana by U.S. News & World Report
  • Riley Hospital for Children is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and is the only nationally ranked children’s hospital in Indiana
  • Preferred by consumers and referring physicians as the best health system overall in Indiana

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.

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.