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Gastroenterologist - Clive, IA (Locum)

Clive, IA 50325

Specialty: Doctor of Osteopathic, Gastroenterology, Medical Doctor, Physician (MD or DO) Job Number: 3465

Job Description

MercyOne Clive Gastroenterology Care Clinic is looking for a locum to start in July and help cover for 6 months



Shift Description:
  • Monday-Friday
  • 7:30am - 4pm
  • No call
  • July start - 6 month assignment

Details:
  • Outpatient hospital
  • Reason for coverage: high demand for scopes and behind on scheduling - needing extra help
  • Patient demographic: Adults in the endoscopy suite
  • Lab onsite
  • X-ray onsite
  • 12-14 patients per day
  • Either ACLS, APLS, PALS, NALS, or ATLS cert is required because this role needs moderate sedation privileges for scoping and CPR certification is required to obtain moderate sedation privileges
  • Required procedures listed in attached practice description
  • 60 day credentialing timeframe
  • Lodging choices must be approved in advance before booking
  • EMR: Allscripts

Our expectation is to find a physician to perform a minimum of 12 endoscopies per day, 5 days per week. Looking for candidates with clean malpractice records preferably. It is hard to get approval with Medical Staff for providers with any active/recent malpractice cases in the last 10-20 years.   SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Board Certified or Eligible - required
  • Active IA license or IMLC in hand - required
  • Must have an active life support in order to obtain moderate sedation privileges - required
  • Must be available full time for a 6 month assignment - required
  • Clean background/malpractice - required
  • Covid vaccinated? - required

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • ACLS
  • ATLS
  • Board Certified
  • Board Eligible
  • NALS
  • PALS

STATE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Iowa

ADDITIONAL LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Either ACLS, APLS, PALS, NALS, or ATLS cert is required because this role needs moderate sedation privileges for scoping and CPR certification is required to obtain moderate sedation privileges

ABOUT THE FACILITY
  • MercyOne Central Iowa sets the standard for personalized and radically convenient care in the Des Moines metro area and surrounding counties.
  • MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, is the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and Iowa’s largest medical center, with 802 beds available. The hospital is one of the Midwest’s largest referral centers.

https://www.mercyone.org/desmoines/about-us/

Meet Your Recruiter

Jordyn Zwanziger
Recruiter

Jordyn Zwanziger joined Wapiti Medical in September 2022 as a Recruiter. She has a background in working with families in the Child Protection Services Division.

Jordyn is married and has 2 children and enjoys reading, cross stitching, and quilting in her spare time.

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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