Seeking General Surgeon with Bariatric Emphasis

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - Iowa
Waterloo, Iowa
Nov 26, 2018
Dec 26, 2018
Full Time
Position Type

Covenant Clinic – Bariatrics- Midwest Institute of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Seeking General Surgeon with experience, interest and training in Bariatric Surgery
  • Is a member of the General Surgery group and also serves as Program Director for the Bariatric Center
  • Includes one experienced ARNP in Bariatric Clinic
  • Ability to perform Laparoscopic (minimally invasive) Surgery, Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass, Lap-Band®, and Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • MBSAQIP Accredited Level 1 Center
  • Office located within hospital campus
  • Website at

Covenant Clinic

  • Employed multispecialty group of around 150 providers - Physicians, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
  • Offers two year guarantee moving to a production based compensation model
  • Starting bonus
  • Relocation allowance
  • Loan repayment assistance
  • Comprehensive benefit package available includes health insurance (medical, dental, vision), life, supplemental life, short-term and long-term disability, retirement programs, paid time off and allowance for CME, dues, certifications
  • Large regional health system covering eight counties, includes Covenant Medical Center, Sartori Memorial Hospital and Mercy Hospital as well as Covenant Clinic with 22 primary care locations throughout Northeast Iowa
  • Service area approximately 280,000


  • Waterloo/Cedar Falls area has a population of approximately 115,000
  • Midwestern city on the Cedar River offering superb quality of life, excellent schools, universities and affordable living
  • University of Northern Iowa located in Cedar Falls, rated as one of the best Universities in the Midwest by Princeton Review, Division I athletics
  • Gallagher Bluedorn hosts around 175 performances including off-Broadway productions and well known performers
  • Schools that rank near the top in ACT and SAT scores
  • Many cultural amenities, community groups and sports clubs for children and adults
  • Year round outdoor activities including cycling, hiking, camping, cross-country skiing, hunting, fishing, boating and kayaking
  • Located within driving distance of Des Moines, Minneapolis, Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago
  • For many links to more community information, visit and


  • BC / BE Must be board certified within five years of becoming eligible
  • EOE/drug screen required