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Physician - Anesthesia for Mason City, IA (Perm)

Mason City, IA 50401

Specialty: Anesthesiology, Doctor of Osteopathic, Medical Doctor, Physician (MD or DO) Job Number: 2527

Job Description

MercyOne is looking for a provider to help cover their Cardiac Anesthesia department!
  • Reason for Coverage: Growing hospital cardiac surgery program
  • Trauma Level II
  • Practice Setting (Pain Management Clinic/Surgical Center/Hospital Based): Hospital based.  On rare occasions may need to oversee CRNAs at the ASC if no cardiac cases are scheduled and a physician is needed at the ASC location.
  • Documentation System/EMR: Cerner - moving to EPIC in 2 years.  Some paper
  • Average Number of Surgical Cases Per Day: Cardiac surgeries 1/day - but not every day at this point.  5-7 general cases/day.  Must help cover general if no cardiac cases.
  • Locum Tenen Physician's in rare circumstances will be required to supervise CRNA. Intent is for locum to provide coverage for cardiac cases and general cases - the NIAA providers will oversee the CRNAs.
  • Number of Anesthesiologists in Practice: 5 currently, 6 in mid-August.  Locum would be 7th.
  • Patient Age Demographic: (Adolescent, Child, Adult, Geriatric): All.  Very sick children are sent to other hospitals better staffed/equipped for children.
  • Number of Operating Rooms: 8 in use at one time
  • Will pay for full travel
  • Cannot accept visa candidates
  • Estimated Credentialing Timeframe: 8 - 12 weeks
  • Board Certification: Preferred
  • TEE certified: Required. (Must be able to read, interpret and bill for TEE procedures - not just the placement of probe).
  • IA License: Highly Preferred (Willing to accept providers needing state license).IMLC accepted.
  • IA CSR Required
  • DEA  Required
  • Cardiac fellowship: Preferred, but extensive experience would be acceptable if TEE certified.
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS: Required
  • COVID vaccine - Required, note at time of name clear
  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • Board Certified
  • Board Eligible
  • DEA
  • PALS
  • Iowa
  • TEE Certified, IMLC Accepted, IA CSR Required
ABOUT THE FACILITY MercyOne North Iowa is the largest provider of health care services in the region, and they are proudly the largest employer in Cerro Gordo County. Their hospital is a private, not-for-profit health care center, licensed for 346 beds, which serves more than 400,000 inpatients and outpatients each year. In addition, MercyOne North Iowa is a teaching institution. They conduct a Family Medicine Residency, Internal Medicine Residency, Cardiology Fellowship, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, and a School of Radiologic Technology. MercyOne North Iowa is a clinical training site for approximately 500 students from 127 different colleges enrolled in programs for medical laboratory, nursing, paramedic, rehabilitation, medical assistants, pastoral services, physicians and many other medical fields.

Meet Your Recruiter

Savannah Nelson-Hare

Savannah joined Wapiti in July 2022 and currently works as a recruiter out of our Huron office.

Savannah and her wife moved from San Diego, CA to Huron, SD in October of 2021. Although it’s been a huge change, she’s learning to love the small-town living. When she isn’t working, Savannah loves adventuring to new parts of the state. Her hobbies include playing piano, reading a great book, and spoiling her sphynx senseless.

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