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Emergency Medicine - Physician Medical Director - Fort Dodge, IA

UnityPoint Health
West Fort Dodge, IA, Working from home
Closing date
Jul 1, 2023

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Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Practice Setting
UnityPoint Health is actively searching for an Emergency Medicine Medical Director to join our team in Fort Dodge, 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 - Fort Dodge provides coordinated clinic, hospital and home-based care for patients in Fort Dodge and surrounding communities. As a designated regional referral center Trinity Regional Medical Center offers a wide range of primary and secondary care services. Trinity is accredited by DNV Healthcare Inc. and has achieved Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

  • Established team of physicians and advanced practitioners serving Fort Dodge and the surrounding communities
  • Community Trauma Center
  • Life Flight 24/7
  • Cardiac Cath Services 24/7
  • Hospitalist Program 24/7
  • No Call
  • New fully equipped Emergency Department
  • Fully integrated system with clinics and hospitals on EPIC EMR to improve care coordination

  • Full-time position:
    • .25 FTE dedicated to administrative duties = 36 hours per month
    • .75 FTE dedicated to clinical practice = nine 12 hour shifts per month
  • Clinical Shift Hours = 7:30a - 7:30p, 7:30p - 7:30a
  • Department Staffing Model:
    • Tuesday - Friday = 1 Physician & 1 APP (10a - 10p)
    • Saturday - Monday = 1 Physician & 2 APP's (8a - 8p & 1p - 1a)
  • Average # of patients/day = 60
  • Annual visit volume = 20,000
  • Patient-focused, friendly and willing to collaborate in a team environment
  • Ability to work as a team member to improve the health of the people and communities we serve
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • MD or DO
  • Board Certified
  • Leadership experience
  • 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)
  • J-1 waiver sponsorship available

We Offer

  • Attractive compensation and incentive package
  • A competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what stage of life you are in.
  • Generous CME allowance, malpractice insurance, retirement contributions and more
  • Dedicated provider resources to positively impact providers work-life balance
  • Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, including a free third-party service for loan restructuring and consolidation
  • A commitment to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation
  • Support and development opportunities that are a crucial part of delivering a remarkable employment experience
  • A culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what’s right for the people we serve

Community Details

Fort Dodge, known for its Midwest charm and family values, is a great place to live, work and raise a family. From the spectacular farmers market to the nationally known museums, the opportunities for fun before, during and after work are endless. Whether exploring museums and public art pieces or riding mountain bikes and off-highway vehicles, Fort Dodge will Dodge the Ordinary.

Please contact Amy Coleman, Physician and Provider Recruiter, at 515-574-8451 or

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