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CommonSpirit Health Trauma Surgeon in Des Moines, Iowa

Mercy is seeking a BC/BE Trauma Surgeon with a passion for teaching to join our acute care surgery service. The role offers competitive compensation including a sign on bonus, paid malpractice and a generous retirement program.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Surgical Critical Care/Emergent General Surgery/ Trauma

  • 7 shifts of Trauma Surgical Critical Care/7 shifts of Emergency General Surgery

  • General Surgery Residency Faculty/ Faculty appointment @ Des Moines University

  • Continuity clinic for follow up & post op Trauma/EGS patients

  • Facilitates education of residents & med students

  • Scholarly activity

  • Trauma/ACS call rotation (one location)

  • Supported by Advanced Practice Clinicians and General Surgery Residents

    • State of the art surgical suites

Mercy One Des Moines Medical Center is a non-profit Catholic health care provider that is Joint Commission accredited. Mercy One Des Moines’ hospitals, with a total of 875 beds, include Mercy One Des Moines Medical Center, Mercy One West Des Moines Medical Center, Mercy One Children’s Hospital, Mercy One Centerville Medical Center and Mercy One Newton Medical Center. Approximately 7,000 staff members and a medical staff of about 1,200 Physicians, Mercy One is one of the largest referral centers in the Midwest. Mercy One Des Moines is a Level 2 Trauma Center with nearly 90,000 ER visits, 1900 Trauma activations and 900 Acute Care Surgeries each year.

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MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers, as well as two specialty hospitals, providing a total of 965 licensed beds:

  • MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

  • MercyOne West Des Moines Medical Center

  • MercyOne Newton Medical Center

  • MercyOne Centerville Medical Center

  • MercyOne Children’s Hospital

  • MercyOne Clive Rehabilitation Hospital

With more than 7,000 colleagues and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest employers.

MercyOne Medical Group – Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems, made up of more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics located throughout Dallas, Polk and Warren counties.

MercyOne Central Iowa has several additional ministries including: Mercy College of Health Sciences, MercyOne Des Moines Foundation, MercyOne Health & Fitness Center and MercyOne Population Health Service Organization.

MercyOne has long history in training the next generation of Physicians. MercyOne sponsors residencies in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery and Psychiatry. Additionaly MercyOne offers a Cardiology Fellowship as well as numerous educational opportunities for Medical Students.

In addition, 14 of Iowa’s community hospitals – from Bloomfield and Webster City to Greenfield and beyond – have chosen to affiliate with MercyOne Central Iowa. Through contracted relationships, MercyOne provides management and support services to these community hospitals, who work together to share best practices and process improvements, improve quality and service, and lower the cost of care.

MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. The MercyOne system has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

CHI is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. Our commitment to serve the common good is delivered through the dedicated work of thousands of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and staff; through clinical excellence delivered across a system of 137 hospital and more than 1,000 care centers serving 21 states; and through more an $4 billion annually in charity care, community benefits, and government program services. Learn more at www.commonspirit.org.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic.

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