Job ID: 289817865  |  Last Updated: 10/6/2020

Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon

The Iowa Clinic
West Des Moines, IA
Applicant Contact
Karen Uden
Search Consultant
(217) 902-5483
(217) 902-7713

Job Description

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 Childrens 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 Wellmarks 13 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), we are in the top three in the state in terms of Wellmarks 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

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