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ER Physician for Harlan, Iowa (Locum)

Harlan, IA 51537

Job Description

   ER Physician for Harlan, Iowa

**Are you a dedicated MD/DO with a passion for emergency medicine? Join our dynamic team and make a meaningful impact in our community!**

**Position Type:** Part-Time (Guaranteed)

**Role:** Emergency Room Physician

**Annual Patient Volume:** 6,000

**Average Patients Per Shift:** 20-25 (24 hours) on weekends/holidays

**Second Coverage:** None

**Shift Options:** Flexible 12-24 hours

**Maximum Shift Length:** 36 hours

**Electronic Medical Records (EMR):** EPIC

**Quick EMR Access:** 14 days to receive a password from UIHC

**EMR Training:** 2 hours required for new users; 15-30 minutes for recent users

**Training Coordination:** Contact the ED Nurse Manager to schedule training (Preferred Mon-Fri)

**Online Training Modules:** Must be completed before in-person training

**ER Orientation:** Provided before the start of your first shift

**Personal Scrubs:** Scrubs are not provided; please bring your own

**Trauma Level:** IV

**Candidate Requirements:**

- **State License(s):** IA

- **DEA/CSR Required:** Yes, IA DEA and CSA

- **Covid/Flu Vaccination Requirements:**
  - Covid: Required or complete exemption
  - Flu: Required yearly
  - Immunizations: Documentation or titers for MMR, HepB, Varicella, Tdap (within the past 12 months)

- **Board Certification:** Can be BE (working towards BC), MUST have experience

- **Accepted Medical Boards:** EM, FM, IM

- **Residents:** Not accepted

- **Life Certifications Needed:** ACLS, PALS, ATLS

- **ATLS Alternative:** CALS not applicable

- **Procedures Logs:** Needed for the past 12 months

- **Mandatory Reporter’s Training:** Child & Dependent Adult Abuse

- **IA Medicare Approval:** Required to schedule the first shift

**Pay Details:** Competitive hourly rate of $140 to $150 per hour, with a $3 Malpractice Fee

**Current Staffing/Needs:** Fourth and if a  fifth weekend every month with two holidays a year

**Travel and Accommodations:**

- **Air Travel:** Not applicable - prefer local candidates

- **Nearby Airports:** Not applicable

- **Mileage:** Billable for 250-500 miles round trip only; prefer local candidates

- **Vehicle Fleet or Rental:** Not billable - prefer local provider

- **Lodging/Accommodations:** Call room provided if lodging is booked, capped at $60 a day

**CV Present and Interview Details:**

- **CV Required:** Yes

- **Interview Conducted By:** Administrative Manager

- **Interview Details:** To be confirmed

**Credentialing Details:**

- **Temporary Credentials:** Rarely granted, as they require payers in place before work can begin; the process can take 4-8 weeks

**Healthcare System:** Independent

**Time-Sensitive Items:** None

**Credentialing Timeline:** 4-8 weeks

**Other Information:**

- **Continuous Credential Maintenance:** Must maintain life supports, licenses, etc. at all times; any lapses will result in privileges suspension until obtained (30-day grace period).

- **Admissions Process:** Admissions are discussed with on-call providers and include medication recommendations and general admit orders; simple order sets are available for use.

- **Admitting Privileges:** Wapiti practitioners have Co-Admitting privileges and must collaborate with active medical staff for admissions.

- **H&P Responsibility:** The Myrtue Medical Provider is responsible for the H&P.

Join our team and provide exceptional care in a supportive environment. Apply today and become part of our dedicated emergency medicine team!

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About Harlan, IA

Explore exciting job opportunities in and around Harlan, Iowa – where charm meets opportunity! Nestled in Shelby County, this quaint town offers a vibrant community with a rich agricultural heritage and a growing economy. With stunning parks like Prairie Rose State Park nearby, the area boasts a delightful mix of outdoor adventures and cultural experiences. Don't miss the chance to catch a show at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium or enjoy some authentic Midwestern cuisine at the famous Shelby County Cattlemen's Association Banquet! Join us in Harlan, IA, and discover a career path filled with endless possibilities. Start your job search today and unlock your potential in this dynamic region!

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Credentialing Timelines

  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support