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UnityPoint Health Emergency Department - Physician Medical Director - Fort Dodge, Iowa in Fort Dodge, Iowa

UnityPoint Health is actively recruiting for a Physician Medical Director to join our Emergency Medicine Team in Fort Dodge, Iowa

  • Current providers: 5 Physicians (4 full-time + 1 part-time interim medical director) and 4 APP’s (2 full-time + 2 PRN)

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package – Including: signing bonus, relocation, 401K match, CME, quality health, dental and vision insurance, wellness program, free onsite fitness center, free onsite parking, onsite retail pharmacy, gift shop and cafeteria

  • Experienced staff

  • Onsite services (CT, MRI, x-ray, lab, etc.)

  • Level 4 Trauma Center

  • Life Flight Onsite 24/7

  • Cardiac Cath Services 24/7

  • Hospitalist Program 24/7

  • No Hospital Duties/No Call

  • Flexible Scheduling

  • Fully integrated system with clinics and Hospitals on EPIC EMR to improve care coordination

  • New fully equipped Emergency Department

  • Medical Director = 0.25 FTE, Clinical = 0.75 FTE

  • Clinical Shift Hours = 7:30a - 7:30p or 7:30p - 7:30a

  • Department Staffing Model:

  • Tuesday through Thursday = 1 MD and 1 APP (11:30a - 9:30p)

  • Saturday through Monday = 1 MD and 2 APP's (10a - 8p and 2p - 12a)

  • Average # of patients/day = 60

  • Annual visit volume = 20,000

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Improve the health of the people and communities we serve

  • Board Certified in Emergency Medicine

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in similar ED setting, Previous Medical Director Experience Preferred

  • Eligible to work in the United States

  • Hold a current and unrestricted license to practice in the state of Iowa

  • Ability to work as a team member and leader

Community Details

Fort Dodge is a family friendly community that offers a lot of bang for your buck, cost of living is lower than other big cities in the area which makes those hard earned dollars stretch further. You don't have to worry about spending a lot of time behind the wheel in rush hour traffic, commuting across town takes less than 15 minutes. That short commute allows physicians the flexibility to go home, attend events and have a good work/life balance all while being on call. The community also offers an abundance of activities including:

  • Aquatic Center & Splash Pad

  • 70 miles of trails: biking, running, walking, waterway, hiking

  • Multiple parks with playground equipment, fishing, boating, camping

  • Off-Highway Vehicle (OVH) Park

  • Fort Frenzy Kid Zone

  • Variety of Restaurants

  • Local Art Museum and Theatre

  • Recreational Sports and Activities

  • Public Hunting Land Access

  • Concerts

  • Regional Airport with flights to Minneapolis, St. Louis, Chicago and Mason City

  • Community Apple Orchard

  • Winery

  • Microbreweries

  • Twin Lakes: popular nearby lake great for motorboats, watersports, sail boats and fishing

Click here to see why our Providers Choose to Practice at UnityPoint Health Fort Dodge

Please contact Amy Coleman, Physician and Provider Recruiter, at 515-574-8451 or

Requisition ID: 2020-80627

Street: 802 Kenyon Rd

Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr

Name: Emergency Dept Physician

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: MedStaff

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