MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center and the Mason City Clinic have an excellent full-time opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible General Surgeon to join a busy practice located in Mason City, Iowa.
The General Surgery Department currently consists of five General Surgeons and two PAs. The surgeons perform most surgeries at either the local hospital (MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, a 342 bed regional referral teaching hospital) or the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) located on the same campus, across the parking lot. There is an investment opportunity in the ASC. The General Surgeons also provide a convenience to patients living in nearby towns by visiting their communities for clinic and surgery, as applicable.
Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Evaluates patients. In doing so, reviews and interprets patient’s health history, conducts physical exam, and reviews laboratory, x-ray, and other test reports to determine diagnosis.
- Based on results of patient’s evaluation, develops, and implements treatment plan and provides education to patients.
- Performs surgical procedures.
- Evaluates hospitalized patient during preop and postop period, monitors progress, and releases patient from hospital.
- Recognizes abnormal patient responses to treatment, surgery and/or medication and implements corrective actions as appropriate.
- Documents all aspects of care provided. Completes paperwork necessary to assure payment for services rendered.
- Participates in the call coverage as assigned.
- Maintains knowledge of trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate articles, journals, and related material, and by attending seminars, conferences and so forth.
This is an exciting opportunity for a General Surgeon to enjoy an excellent quality of life, team comradery, and a community of friendly neighbors, while working alongside highly trained physicians and support staff.
A competitive compensation and benefits package is available for 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.
Mason City Clinic is a well-established and respected 40-member multi-specialty clinic attached to MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center.
Visit this link to learn more about our medical center: https://www.mercyone.org/northiowa/about-us/
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 the area, please visit: https://thisisnorthiowa.com/.
ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.