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Family Medicine/ OB Physician for Emmetsburg, IA (Perm)

Emmetsburg, IA 50536

Job Description

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center has an excellent opportunity for a full time Board Certified or Board Eligible Family Medicine physician with Obstetrics to join a family-focused team at Palo Alto County Health System located in Emmetsburg, Iowa.

Job Description:
  • Candidates must be Board Eligible (with plans to become BC within 1 year of employment) or Board Certified in Family Medicine AND OB Fellowship-trained (fellowship must be completed prior to start).
  • Must be able to perform C-sections
  • Affiliate of MercyOne, Iowa’s largest health system
  • Busy practice with instant volume
  • 4-day work week! Excellent Work/life balance!
  • Join 3 Physicians and 5 Advanced Practice Providers
  • Full Spectrum Family Medicine with Obstetrics and C-Section
  • The selected candidate will work in a modern medical facility and have an opportunity to perform Obstetrics and C-section as well as work Emergency Department shifts. This opportunity offers an excellent work/life balance.
  • Physician has ability to tailor practice to interest!
  • PACHS is a modern 25 bed critical access hospital that provides a full continuum of primary health care from health promotion to end of life care
  • 67 annual admissions, 114 births, 22,126 outpatient visits, 5,258 specialty clinic visits and primary care clinic visits of 34,636
  • Lab, X-Ray, ER, pharmacy, and behavioral health services on site
  • Outreach specialists from MercyOne North Iowa- General Surgery, Cardiology, ENT, Urology, Ortho Surgery, Dermatology, Otolaryngology, Audiology, Wound, Ophthalmology
  • Palo Alto County Health System is aggressively pursuing market share to ensure a thriving Family Practice/OB practice. Two surrounding counties do not offer OB services and Palo Alto County Health System would like to support them.
  • Open to H-1B and J-1 visa candidates
  • Not accepting Locums candidates
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Highly competitive compensation and full benefits package (to be discussed at interview).  Provider may submit salary expectations.
  • $100k sign-on bonus
  • Relocation assistance if applicable
  • Student loan repayment
  • Premium paid health insurance
  • short- term and long-term disability
  • Paid malpractice and tail coverage
  • Retirement options with hospital matches
  • Generous paid PTO
  • Reimbursement for licenses, dues, etc.
  • Board Eligible (within 3 years of eligibility, with plans to become BC within 1 year of employment) or Board Certified in Family Medicine 
  • IA license or IMLC (or willing to obtain) 
  • OB Fellowship-trained (to be completed prior to start) 
  • Provider is able and interested in doing C-sections 
  • Board Certified
  • Board Eligible
  • Controlled Substance (CSR/CDS)
  • DEA
  • Iowa
  • IMLC accepted, OB Fellowship-trained (to be completed prior to start), Provider is able and interested in doing C-sections
ABOUT THE FACILITY About Palo Alto County Health System:
Palo Alto County Health System (PACHS) - Palo Alto County Hospital is a modern 25 bed licensed critical access hospital. The hospital has been located at its present facility since 1965 but has a rich history of caring for the medical needs of residents in various locations dating back to 1921. The hospital includes a wide range of diagnostic, rehabilitation, and medical care that include inpatient and outpatient surgery, acute and intermediate care (swing bed), therapy services (including Cardiac, Pulmonary, Occupational and Speech Therapy, Obstetrics, Home Health, Hospice, County Ambulance Services, and Emergency Services.

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.

About the Community:

Emmetsburg, Iowa is an active community, located in the northwest corner of Iowa.  We take pride in our relaxed atmosphere and family oriented lifestyle. Emmetsburg is well known for its excellent school system and athletic teams, including Emmetsburg Community Schools, Emmetsburg Catholic School, and Iowa Lakes Community College. The community has over 10 lakes, and beaches for recreating within a 45 minute drive. The beautiful Five Island Lake allows residents to enjoy boating, fishing and swimming. Recreational opportunities include year-round outdoor activities, a community wellness center, lakeside golf course, community theater, a state licensed casino and resort, and walking /bicycle trails. Housing opportunities include farms, acreages, lake homes, and a variety of options in town. As the "Irish Capital of Iowa" we wish you “Céad Míle Fáilte….” "100,000 Welcomes!”

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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About Emmetsburg, IA

Ready to embark on an exciting career journey in the charming area of Emmetsburg, Iowa? Explore our job opportunities now and discover the endless possibilities for growth and success in this vibrant community. Located in the heart of Palo Alto County, Emmetsburg boasts a rich heritage, stunning landscapes, and a welcoming community spirit. From the picturesque Five Island Lake to the renowned Emmetsburg Main Street Community, this area offers a unique blend of small-town charm and big-city amenities. Enjoy local delicacies like the famous Iowa pork tenderloin sandwich and immerse yourself in the thriving arts scene at the Emmetsburg Community Theatre. With excellent outdoor recreation opportunities at Soper Park and Lost Island Nature Center, Emmetsburg is the perfect place for professionals seeking a fulfilling career and a high quality of life. Don't miss out on the chance to be a part of this dynamic community!

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  • 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