Mercy Clinics is seeking a BC/BE Palliative Care Physician to join in the development of an innovative Palliative Care model serving patients across the healthcare spectrum. The position offers competitive compensation with 401K, and paid malpractice.
Mercy Palliative Care
Approximately 480 inpatient consults a year with 1044 patient visits per year
Includes multidisciplinary team including Nurse Practitioners, certified Palliative Care nurses, supportive medical staff and administration, and solid support services such as Mercy Home Care, Mercy Hospice, and Mercy Center for Pain
Focus in palliative care education with both patients and their families
Strong philosophy of alleviating suffering and providing the best possible quality of life for the patient and their family
Mercy Medical Center
Tertiary service area of 1.3 million
802-bed acute care, not-for-profit Catholic hospital located on 2 campuses
Medical staff of more than 800 physicians
Maintains a network of 16 affiliate hospitals and clinics
Regional leader for critical care
Consumer Choice Award recipient for overall quality and reputation – National Research Corp.
Nationally recognized for quality and safety – COMPARION Medical Analytics
One of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals – Truven Health Analytics
Top 10 Best Places to Practice in the U.S. 2016 – Medscape
Best City for Families – Kiplinger
Top 10 Best Places to Live – U.S. News 2017
Voted as the Safest City in America - Gallup
Best City for Young Professionals - Forbes
Leading place for Business and Careers – Forbes
Best State to Retire – MoneyRates.com 2017
Wealthiest City in America – The Today Show
Located in America’s heartland, Iowa offers the balanced professional/personal lifestyle everyone seeks. Living in Iowa provides you with the benefits of a strong economy with abundant recreational activities (and the time to explore them).
As Iowa’s increasingly diverse and largest city, Des Moines and the metro area is home to nearly 600,000 people offering nationally ranked schools, cultural amenities, access to higher education, and low crime rates.
• Central Iowa’s largest multi-specialty clinic system, established in 1983
• 31 Primary Care clinics throughout central and southern Iowa
• Mercy Clinics & its affiliate, Iowa Heart Center, have over 400 providers
• Nationally recognized as an NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home
• Recipient of the Acclaim Award from the Medical Group Managemen...t Assoc. for Group Practice Quality
• Recognized as a “National Model of Innovative Primary Care” by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation