Job ID: 290110868  |  Last Updated: 7/28/2022

General Surgery Program Director

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
Des Moines , IA
Applicant Contact
Margaret Clausen

Job Description

MercyOne Des Moines is seeking an experienced and energetic General Surgery Residency Faculty member looking to take the next step as Program Director.

The MercyOne General Surgery Residency Program, founded in 1932, and one of the oldest in the country is home to 20 residents (4 residents /year). To learn more, click here General Residency Program.

Clinical Practice Opportunities:

This position is a 0.5 FTE with the opportunity to practice in your specialty with Mercy Clinics. The Program Director will be eligible for an academic appointment at Des Moines University.


The Program Director has responsibility, authority and accountability for the operations of the General Surgery Residency. Duties include curriculum planning, faculty development,, simulation lab oversight and supervision of scholarly activity.


Board certification by theAmerican Board of Surgery or theAmerican Osteopathic Board of Surgery required. Ideal candidate will have five years of clinical experience in an academic setting. Must have a demonstrated interest in surgical education as well as knowledge of ACGME accreditation standards.

Salary and Benefits:

We offer a competitive compensation package including sign-on bonus, relocation allowance, paid malpractice and 401k match

MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center is a Level II Trauma center that has been faithfully serving the community since 1893. We operate 4 not for profit Catholic Medical Centers and two specialty Hospitals with a total of 875 beds. And we are ONE of many here in Iowa. Our parent organization, Mercy One Iowa has 420 care locations including 18 owned Hospitals and 25 affiliated Medical Centers meeting the needs of Iowans across the state. For the second consecutive year MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center has been named to the Beckers Healthcare list of 100 great hospitals in America.

Greater Des Moines is consistently ranked nationally among the best places to live with a low cost of living and strong job market. Spend Saturdays at the nationally-renowned Downtown Farmers Market and afternoons strolling in the Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Bike to the job you love and come home to the community of friends and family. Enjoy abundant trails for walking, running and biking. Surrounding suburbs are known for top-notch schools, clean and safe neighborhoods. Cultural events, music and art festivals, the Iowa State Fair and Iowa Cubs games at Principal Park are just a few attractions Des Moines has to offer. This is a place where culture flourishes and opportunities can grow, where a work/life balance can be achieved, where education is unmatched and award-winning arts and entertainment is always just around the corner. Live life without compromise. For more of what Des Moines has to offer check out and www.dsmpartnership.comorA City with No Limitsvideo.

To learn more contact:

Roger McMahon, Physician Employment Services

(515) 358-6923

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