Physician - Emergency Medicine

UnityPoint Health
Hiawatha, IA, Working from home
Nov 24, 2022
Nov 28, 2022
Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Practice Setting
UnityPoint Health is actively recruiting for a PRN Emergency Medicine Physician to join our team in Sioux City, Iowa.

Choose a career that matters at UnityPoint Health. At UnityPoint Health, we believe that our patient-centered vision and physician-driven philosophy, along with our one team approach, ensures every patient knows just how much they matter to this world. Commitment to our team has earned us a spot on the Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare. Come be an essential part of our core purpose-to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. At UnityPoint Health, you matter.

UnityPoint Health - Sioux City provides coordinated clinic, hospital and home-based care for patients in Sioux City and the surrounding Siouxland area. St. Luke’s offers a full range of services and programs that includes a state-of-the-art surgical center, Siouxland’s premier birth center, 24/7 cardiovascular care, and Level III emergency department. In addition, UnityPoint Health - Sioux City is also home to St. Luke’s College which provides high-quality, health system-based education to individuals looking for careers in health care.

Experienced team of physicians, APPs and support staff with low turnover and excellent patient outcomes
PRN, hospital employed position with the opportunity to increase FTE in the future
Well supported by all specialties except peds psychiatry, cardiothoracic surgery & interventional neurology
24/7 hospitalist program responsible for adult and pediatric inpatients
Schedule managed locally - flexible scheduling - team trades amongst themselves
Fully integrated system with clinics and hospitals on Epic EMR to improve care coordination
St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center serves 175,00 people in a three-state region of Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota


Annual visit volume = 31,000
Average # of patients per day = 89
Average 1.5-1.9 patients per hour
40 hours of physician coverage & 27 hours of APP coverage per day
Ten hour shifts
Level 3 Trauma Center
22 bed ED + 12 bed Clinical Decision Unit (managed by APPs) + 10 bed fast track + 2 trauma bays
Scribes available
No call, good work/life balance
Ability to work as a team member to improve the health of the people and communities we serve
Evaluates, interprets and coordinates information to make decisions and recommendations regarding patient care
Patient-focused, friendly and willing to collaborate in a team environment
Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and problem-solving skills


MD or DO
BE/BC in Emergency Medicine
Ability to obtain and hold an unrestricted license to practice in the state of Iowa
Hold current and unrestricted state and federal authority to prescribe and administer medications as necessary or appropriate to the physician’s field of practice
Eligible to work in the United States (H1-B cap exempt)

We offer

$240.00 per hour + travel stipend
A commitment to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
A culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what’s right for the people we serve.

Community Details

Sioux City has grown to be one of Iowa’s largest cities - and its meteoric rise isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Sioux City is now one of northwest Iowa’s hubs for food production, healthcare, education, tourism and retail. Residents enjoy some of the most affordable housing in the nation, and there’s always something going on - whether it’s Saturday in the Park, one of the largest music festivals in the region, or any number of indoor and outdoor attractions such as Cone Park, the award-winning Art Center or the Sioux City Symphony. Whatever your tastes and whatever your career path, there’s something for everyone in Sioux City.