UnityPoint Health

  • Physician Assistant - Weight Loss Clinic

    Requisition ID
    2018-52217
    Category
    Hidden (25676)
    Location
    US-IA-West Des Moines
    Address
    6600 Westown Pkwy
    Affiliate
    9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
    City
    West Des Moines
    Department
    Weight Loss - DM
    State
    IA
    FTE
    1.0
    FLSA
    Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    M-F 8-5
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    UnityPoint Clinic Weight Loss is actively recruiting for a 1.0 FTE, Monday-Friday Advanced Practice Provider to join our team of experienced surgeons and staff. Located in a beautiful office space in West Des Moines, this positon will be the perfect blend of outpatient clinic/Inpatient OR and rounding. UnityPoint Clinic Weight Loss is an established practice dedicated to surgical and non-surgical treatment of obesity.

     

    Responsibilities

    Our weight loss team is among the best in the Des Moines area and includes dietitians, a mental health counselor, nurse coordinators, physician assistants, surgeons, and a highly skilled nursing staff. We are a designated Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery from the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Our surgeon’s specialize in vertical sleeve gastrectomy, lap band placement and removal, and gastric bypass. This position will:

    • See an average # 12-16 patients/per day.
    • Round at the hospital weekday mornings with on call provider.
    • Work with our designated bariatric team at Iowa Methodist Medical assisting our surgeons in the OR.
    • Take intermittent call.

    Qualifications

    • Offering 2 year salary guarantee
    • Annual CME allowance
    • Full benefits package

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