Orthopedic Surgery Opportunity
MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center has an excellent opportunity for a full time Board Certified or Board Eligible Orthopedic Surgery physician to join the Orthopaedic Department located in Mason City, Iowa.
The selected physician will join seven physicians, seven PAs, a Hand Specialized Occupational Therapist and a Physical Therapy Service. A Podiatrist will be joining the team in August 2021. The department is looking for an additional physician as a current physician is planning to retire in the next year or so. The PAs take primary call so they are the first level that gets the call.
Job duties include:
- Evaluating patients and in doing so, reviewing and interpreting patient health history, conducting a physical exam, and reviewing laboratory, x-ray, and other test reports to determine diagnosis.
- Based on results of patient evaluation, developing and implementing treatment plan and providing education to patients.
- Performing surgical procedures.
- Evaluating hospitalized patients during preop and postop period, monitoring progress, and releasing patient from hospital.
- Recognizing abnormal patient responses to treatment, surgery and/or medication and implementing corrective actions as appropriate.
- Documenting all aspects of care provided. Completing paperwork necessary to assure payment for services rendered.
- Participating in call coverage as assigned.
- Maintaining knowledge of trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate articles, journals, and related material, and by attending seminars, conferences and so forth.
Approximately 90% of the selected physician's time will be spent in direct patient care activities and approximately 10% of time is spent in paperwork, equipment, supplies, committee meetings, etc.
The Orthopedic surgeons perform most surgeries at either the local hospital, MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center or the Ambulatory Surgery Center. There are also some basic surgical procedures such as carpal tunnel repairs done at the outreach hospitals. There is investment opportunity in the ASC.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right Orthopedic Surgery physician to be part of a well-established, growing group.
A competitive recruitment package will be offered to the right candidate.
ABOUT THE FACILITY
MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is a 342-bed regional referral teaching hospital, named Top 100 Hospital nationally for achieving excellence in clinical outcomes, growth and fiscal management for several years. We are a faith-based, not-for-profit community healthcare system offering comprehensive healthcare services for people throughout northern Iowa and southern Minnesota.
Our 300+ physician medical staff offers nearly all medical and surgical subspecialties, from general medical care to open-heart surgery. This is a full-service Hospital with a 24/7 Hospitalist program. We are a Level III trauma center and offer post-graduate education programs on site, including a four-year Cardiology Fellowship, Palliative Care Fellowship, Family Medicine Residency Program and Internal Medicine Residency Program. Our outpatient clinic practice setting is enhanced by close access to inpatients, on site medical imaging, a wide range of specialists for consultation, a sleep lab, electronic medical records, PACS and a full-service medical library. MercyOne North Iowa combines the family atmosphere of a hometown healthcare center with the technology, services and resources of a major modern medical center.
MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center continually achieves remarkable results for patients through the unlimited power of teamwork, the highest standards of quality, dynamic partnerships and advanced technology.
MercyOne North Iowa is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.
Visit this link to learn more about our medical center: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0Vb_GxGFL0&feature=youtu.be
Mason City, Iowa is a friendly Midwest community of 27,000+ people and is the largest urban center in North Central Iowa. We are located two hours north of Des Moines, IA, and two hours south of Minneapolis, MN.
According to a recent analysis by WalletHub, Iowa was ranked as the number one state for physicians based on two key dimensions, "opportunity and competition" and "medical environment." Iowa's doctors have the fourth-highest average annual wages adjusted for cost of living according to the analysis. Enjoy a stable economy, low cost of living, affordable housing, excellent school systems (public and parochial), fine arts museum, dance studios, performing arts theaters and a regional orchestra.
Mason City is home to the only remaining Frank Lloyd Wright designed hotel in the world, recently restored and opened once again for business. Popular recreational venues and activities in North Iowa are Mason City s aquatic center, YMCA, indoor ice arena, and abundant outdoor activities including tennis, golf, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, nature preserve photography, water sports and sailing. That lake home you ve dreamed of could also become a reality, as Clear Lake is a mere nine miles from Mason City. The area is legendary as it was the final site of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson's concert held at the legendary Surf Ballroom.
For more information on Mason City, Iowa, visit www.masoncityia.com
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