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Mayo Clinic Orthopedic Surgeon in Decorah, Iowa

City Decorah

State Iowa

Telecommute No

Department Orthopedics

Why Mayo Clinic

Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation’s best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, we believe there is a better path to healing that humanizes the practice of health care and inspires hope in the people who need it most. You will be part of an amazing diverse team committed to solving the most serious and complex medical challenges – one patient at a time.

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description

Mayo Clinic Health System Decorah Clinic Physicians (MCHS DCP) at Winneshiek Medical Center (WMC) is seeking an orthopedic surgeon to join our practice in Decorah, Iowa. The orthopedic surgeon will be responsible for providing clinic-based orthopedic consultations and surgical procedures, primarily in joint replacements, sports medicine/arthroscopic surgery, and some trauma. The patient population may involve some pediatrics, but the majority of patients will be age 16 and up.

  • Become a member of a team of two Orthopedic Surgeons, 1 Podiatrist, and an ortho/surgical PA upon completion of recruitment.

  • Close collaboration with a robust occupational health program facilitated by a well-trained advanced practice provider.

  • Potential outreach to surrounding communities within a 60 mile radius.

  • MCHS DCP is the orthopedic and sports medicine and student health services provider for Upper Iowa University (UIU). A MCHS DCP orthopedic surgeon serves as the team physician for the department of athletics and provides weekly training room and home event coverage for football. MCHS DCP primary care physicians and advanced practice providers also serve as the student health service providers during the academic year.

  • MCHS DCP/WMC has a collaborative relationship with Luther College in Decorah. A MCHS DCP family physician and an ARNP provide services in the student health center at Luther College.

  • The orthopedics and sports medicine department is supported by the WMC Rehab and Sports Medicine Department which is the largest and most comprehensive provider in the region with a staff of 42 employees. WMC Rehab and Sports Medicine provides athletic training services to six high schools in northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota. Staffing in the Rehab Department consists of 5 Athletic Trainers, 11 Physical Therapists (2 PTs with orthopedic clinical specialty certification, 1 PT with Sports Clinical Specialty certification), 8 Occupational Therapists (3 certified hand therapists and Lymphedema certified therapists), and several therapists certified in Augmented Soft Tissue Mobilization techniques.

License or certification

Board-certified/Board-eligible in Orthopedic Surgery and eligible for medical licensure in Iowa.

Interested candidates are invited to apply online by submitting a CV and letter of interest.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Site description

In Decorah, Mayo Clinic Health System physicians provide primary and specialty care at Winneshiek Medical Center (WMC). We are an integrated multispecialty practice with 26 primary care and specialty care physicians, 3 psychologists, and 17 PAs/NPs living and working in our community. Additional specialty care is provided through outreach from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, WI.

WMC is the second largest critical access hospital in Iowa, the fourth largest employer in Winneshiek County, and provides hospital, clinic, home health and hospice services, and the largest rehabilitation and sports medicine network in the area. WMC is a health care hub for the region, and in collaboration with Mayo Clinic Health System, enables patients in the region to receive high-quality primary and specialty care close to home.

Decorah, Iowa, is a city of 8,500 residents, and is located in the scenic bluff country of northeast Iowa along the picturesque banks of the Upper Iowa River. Decorah offers excellent restaurants, coffee shops, local craft breweries, farmers markets, and multiple opportunities in the fine arts both through community groups as well as Luther College. Decorah schools are ranked #1 in the state of Iowa. There are endless outdoor opportunities including hunting, camping, trout fishing, extensive bike trails, cross country skiing, canoeing and snow shoeing. Decorah is just 75 miles from Rochester, MN, and 150 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. Three airports are located within a 75-mle radius of Decorah, including Rochester, MN, Waterloo, IA, and La Crosse, WI.

Category Physicians & Scientists

Career profile All Physicians Specialties

Specialty Orthopedic Surgery

Job posting number 155119BR

Recruiter David Binder

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.