The Iowa Clinic Posted Sep 14, 2020

West Des Moines, IA

Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon

The Iowa Clinic, one of the largest physician-owned and governed multi-specialty clinics in the Midwest, is seeking an additional BE-BC Trauma/Critical Care Surgeon (completion of Critical Care Fellowship is required).

Why Choose the Surgery Department at The Iowa Clinic, P.C.?

• Iowa Methodist Medical Center, a 386 adult bed ACS-verified Level 1 Trauma Center and Blank Children’s Hospital, a 90 bed ACS-verified Level 2 Trauma Center
• 1700 admissions annually (5% penetrating trauma)
• Acute Care surgery model
• Surgery department consists of five Trauma Surgeons, five General Surgeons, three Colorectal Surgeons, one Surgical Oncologist and two Transplant/Hepatobiliary surgeons – hiring to replace retiring trauma surgeon
• General Surgery residency program; 100% Board pass rate
• Trauma Surgeons participate in clinical research and are active in education and outreach
• 1:5 in-house call
• Physically attached hospitals with a common Emergency Department/Resuscitation room; new Emergency Department and Trauma rooms
• In 2017 and 2018, achieved a perfect 100% MIPS score; in 2018, ranked as the #1 lowest beneficiary cost ACO in the country
• Among Wellmark’s 13 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), we are in the top three in the state in terms of Wellmark’s Value Index Score (VIS), a measure of quality and outcomes
• Large referral base within clinic of over 250 multi-specialty physicians and providers
• External referral base that includes 1.3 million
• Excellent payor mix
• Income guarantee and shareholder track; excellent benefit package including 401 (k) profit sharing retirement plan

Why choose Des Moines, Iowa?
As the capital and hub for business/cultural activity with a metro population of over 635,000, this picturesque city is set on the Des Moines River among rolling hills. Boasting short commute times, low cost of living, and excellent schools, this award-winning, family-friendly city offers an idyllic work-life balance.

#1 “Best State to Practice Medicine” – MDLinx, 6.2018 and WalletHub, March 2017
#1 “Best State to Live in America” – U.S. News & World Report, 2018
#1 “Best Place to Live in the Midwest” (#5 Best in the U.S.) – U.S. News & World Report, 2019
#1 “Best State for Jobs” – MarketWatch, 5.2019
#2 “Best State to Practice Medicine” – Medscape, 2019
#3 “Best City for High Salary & Low Cost of Living” – The Ascent, 2019

How to apply



5590 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50266

The Iowa Clinic
Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon
West Des Moines, IA

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