Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
Des Moines, Iowa
Nov 01, 2021
Nov 01, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Your Best Life.Our One Purpose. Join MercyOne!

MercyOne Des Moines is seeking a BC/BE Fellowship trained Pediatric Neurosurgeon. Join our collegial cutting edge Neurosurgery team and practice Pediatrics as well as General Neurosurgery. We offer top tier compensation with a $70,000 sign on. J-1 and H1B applicants encouraged to apply.

Opportunity Details:

  • Case mix includes complex spine, neurovascular conditions, brain and trauma
  • 30% of Pediatric cases related to VP Shunts
  • 40% of Pediatric cases delivered to newborns
  • Call 1:4 with APP taking 1st call.
  • Two Clinic Days/3 OR Days
  • APP’s primary assist with daily inpatient rounding.
  • Dedicated Clinic RN for each Physician
  • No elective cases or clinic while on Trauma Call
  • On site X-Ray, CT and MRI
  • Medical Student Teaching

MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center is a 550 bed Level II Trauma center that has been faithfully serving the community since 1893. MercyOne features block scheduling, 3 navigation stations, o-arm, minimally invasive capabilities and Bi-Plane suite. Named to the Becker’s Healthcare “100 great hospitals in America” list our closed ICU’s include a dedicated Neuro Trauma ICU. The MercyOne Children’s Hospital encompasses a 13-bed PICU, Pediatric ED, Pediatric 22-bed Medical Surgical Unit, 8 Pediatric care clinics as well as several (including Child Neurology) pediatric subspecialties.

Greater Des Moines is consistently ranked nationally among the best places to live with low cost of living and strong job market. Spend Saturdays at the nationally-renowned Downtown Farmers' Market and afternoons strolling in the Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Bike to the job you love and come home to the community of friends and family. Enjoy abundant trails for walking, running and biking. Surrounding suburbs are known for top-notch schools, clean and safe neighborhoods. Cultural events, music and art festivals, the Iowa State Fair and Iowa Cubs games at Principal Park are just a few attractions Des Moines has to offer. This is a place where culture flourishes and opportunities can grow, where a work/life balance can be achieved, where education is unmatched and award-winning arts and entertainment is always just around the corner. Live life without compromise. For more of what Des Moines has to offer check out and

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