Physician Assistant – Vascular Medicine Opportunity
Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa has an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Certified Physician Assistant to join a group of experienced providers and staff located in Mason City, Iowa.
The selected Physician Assistant will coordinate the care for adult vascular patients as related to pre- and post-operative procedures. This care includes evaluations, education, treatment and follow-up, using an organized multi-disciplinary team approach to provide continuity of care throughout the continuum. The provider will also participate in clinical effectiveness and community outreach activities.
The newly formed Vascular and Wound Center serves adult, adolescent and geriatric populations. The incumbent will also provide outreach services in network critical access hospitals. The physician assistant will comply with national standards of practice as well as State mandated scope of practice. He or she will work under the supervision of the Director of Mercy Vascular and Wound Center.
Requirements for this opportunity include completion of a CAHEA approved Physician Assistant training program, current licensure in the state of Iowa and certified in CPR and ACLS . A demonstrated competency as a Physician Assistant through previous experience is preferred as well as the knowledge of current vascular medical practice as it relates to vascular screening, treatment, and CV surgery and knowledge of adult educational planning, implementation and evaluation.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa.
A competitive compensation and benefits package is available for the right candidate.
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa is a 346-bed regional referral teaching center. Our medical staff of 300+ physicians covers a broad range of specialties. In addition to being a Level II Trauma Center, we are home to a Diabetes Center of Excellence, Bariatric Center of Excellence, Stroke Center of Excellence, and a Cardiovascular Program ranked in the top 100 nationally for nine consecutive years. Our range of specialties includes Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Interventional Radiology, Nephrology and much more. Mercy sponsors a Family Medicine Residency Program and Cardiology and Hospice/Palliative Care Fellowships.
Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa is a member of Mercy Health Network – North Iowa, the premier rural health care delivery network in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. Mercy Health Network - North Iowa spans 14 counties across northern Iowa and consists of Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa (a secondary referral medical center) and a network of eight rural primary care hospitals. Mercy Health Network – North Iowa is also comprised of Mercy Clinics (a primary care and specialty physician network), a home health agency, a hospice, a senior services agency, a regional referral laboratory, regional rehabilitation and diagnostic technology services, pharmacies, an emergency services network and a variety of other health care services. Mercy serves patients located well beyond our health system’s service area of 215,000.
Mercy Health Network – North Iowa is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.
For more information on Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa, visit www.mercynorthiowa.com
Mason City, Iowa is a friendly Midwest community of 30,000 people and is the largest urban center in North Central Iowa. We are located two hours north of Des Moines, Iowa and two hours south of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our local airport offers four flights daily to the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. Our residents enjoy a stable economy, low cost of living, affordable housing, excellent school systems (public and parochial), fine arts museum, dance studios, performing arts theaters and a regional orchestra.
Mason City is home to the only remaining Frank Lloyd Wright designed hotel in the world, recently restored and opened once again for business. Popular recreational venues and activities in north Iowa are Mason City’s aquatic center, YMCA, indoor ice arena, and abundant outdoor activities including tennis, golf, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, nature preserve photography, water sports and sailing. That lake home you’ve dreamed of could also become a reality as Clear Lake is a mere nine miles from Mason City.
For more information on Mason City, Iowa, please visit www.masoncityia.com
Job Posted: 01/18/18
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