Bariatric Surgery Job in IA

Location: Iowa
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 20515
Category: Surgery - Bariatric
Job Updated: 03/26/19
**General & Bariatric Surgery opening in IA - H1 Visa Eligible**
Located in Waterloo, IA
Service area of approximately 200,000 people
2 hours northeast of Des Moines, IA

**Full time, permanent opening**
**H1 visa candidates welcome to apply**
**Experience required**
**Trauma call required**

- Seeking General Surgeon with experience, interest and training in Bariatric Surgery to run Bariatric program with the health system
- Part of General Surgery group and also Bariatric Clinic
- 1 ARNP in Bariatric Clinic
- Ability to perform Laparoscopic (minimally invasive) Surgery, Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass, Lap-Band®, and Sleeve
- MBSAQIP Accredited Level 1 Center
- Office located on hospital campus

Employed multi-specialty group of around 150 providers - Physicians, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
Offers two year guarantee moving to a production based compensation model
Starting bonus
Relocation allowance
Comprehensive benefit package available includes health insurance (medical, dental, vision), life, supplemental life, short-term and long-term disability, retirement programs, paid time off and allowance for CME, dues, certifications
Large regional health system covering eight counties, includes Covenant Medical Center, Sartori Memorial Hospital and Mercy Hospital as well as Covenant Clinic with 23 primary care locations throughout Northeast Iowa
Service area approximately 280,000

As a not-for-profit organization, we strive to make a difference in the lives of our patients and our communities. We are focused on our Mission and Values, which emphasize the respect and dignity of our patients, employees and the communities we serve.
Healthcare system includes:

15 Hospital Campuses
3 Long-term care facilities
2 Home health agencies
2,424 Affiliated physicians
610 Employed physicians

Why live and work in Iowa? Because Iowa offers an excellent quality of life at work and at play. We are communities of friendly neighbors, enjoying clean air and beautiful surroundings. We invest in education, with some of the best schools, colleges and universities in the nation. Northeast Iowa offers top notch recreation areas as well as a variety of fine arts, cultural and sporting events.

According to the Iowa Department of Economic Development, the Iowa workforce is highly skilled, educated and productive. Living here is more economical than in most other areas of the country. Third quarter 2008 ACCRA figures show Iowa as having the 16th lowest cost of living in the nation. Housing prices are lower, and commuting to and from work is usually faster and more economical, compared than larger cities and their traffic jams and delays. Theres access to quality health care and Iowa consistently ranks as one of the healthiest states in which to live.

Contact information

Company: Archway Physician Recruitment

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