Mercy Clinics is seeking a BE/BC 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 relocation allowance, 401K, and paid malpractice.
Mercy Palliative Care
Approximately 480 inpatient consults a year with 1044 patient visits per year
Includes multidisciplinary team of Nurse Practitioners, certified Palliative Care nurses, supportive medical staff and administration, with 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
Operates four not-for-profit hospital campuses with a total of 875 beds
50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine, and specialty clinics
Medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians
Maintains a network of 16 affiliate hospitals and clinics
Consumer Choice Award recipient for overall quality and reputation – National Research Corp.
Nationally recognized for quality and safety – COMPARION Medical 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
Wealthiest City in America – The Today Show
Best State to Retire – MoneyRates.com 2017
Leading Place for Business & Careers – Forbes
Voted as the Safest City in America - Gallup
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. We invite you to take a closer look by visiting www.seizedesmoines.com or www.desmoinesmetro.com
Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines is a 802-bed acute care, not-for-profit Catholic hospital situated on three campuses. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, Mercy is the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines. It also is one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,100 employees and a medical staff of more than 800 physicians and allied health associates. Mercy is ...also one of the Midwest’s largest referral centers, offering a variety of specialty services that are unique to Iowa and the region.Mercy Medical Center–Des Moines is a member of Mercy Health Network and is a part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI). Mercy Health Network (MHN) is a statewide system comprised of 11 owned and 26 contract-affiliated hospitals, and 142 physician clinics with 625 physicians. MHN is based in Des Moines and includes the Mercy Medical Centers in Des Moines, Sioux City, Mason City, Dubuque and Clinton. It also includes owned community hospitals in Centerville, Dyersville, New Hampton, Primghar, West Des Moines and Oakland, Nebraska. Catholic Health Initiatives is a national nonprofit health organization with headquarters in Englewood, Colo. The faith-based system operates in 18 states and includes 89 hospitals and multiple other facilities and services.