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Perinatologist/Maternal Fetal Medicine - UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital - Cedar Rapids, IA


St. Luke's Hospital, a 532 bed acute care hospital, is looking for an ambitious BC/BE maternal-fetal medicine physician to help build a perinatology program as part of eastern Iowa health system. St. Luke's hosts one of the best level III NICUs worldwide, with morbidity and mortality rates for very low birth weight babies consistently among the best quartile worldwide, taking care of neonates 23 weeks gestation and up. This position has strong administrative support both from St. Luke's and our affiliated referral and outreach hospitals in eastern Iowa such as Allen Hospital in Waterloo and the Trinity Hospitals in the Quad Cities, resulting in an extensive catchment area. The program can be molded from the ground up by an entrepreneurial physician.

St. Luke's averages about 2600 births per year, and has extensive adult subspecialty support including a brand new Medical Mall which opened in April of 2013. St. Luke's is a Truven Health Analytics Top 100 Hospital nationally. Employment will be within Iowa Health System, with a guaranteed competitive starting salary and benefits including health, dental, 401K with match, CME funds and malpractice coverage.

Cedar Rapids and Iowa are known for their family-friendly environment, excellent public school systems, and low cost of living. Opportunities are abound for arts and culture both in town and in nearby Iowa City, as well as minor league sports teams and outdoor pursuits like hiking, camping and fishing. Multiple youth-oriented activities are available throughout the metro area. Cedar Rapids is also home to three colleges and universities within the city limits.

If you are interested in learning more about this position, please feel free to contact Andrea Sims, Physician & Provider Recruiter at (319) 730-9513 or at Andrea.Sims@unitypoint.org
UnityPoint Clinic is the largest primary care and multi-specialty physician group in Iowa, providing care for more than 1,500,000 patient visits annually. The point of unity is you. UnityPoint Health has a vision for health care, and it starts with you: "Best outcome for every patient every time." UnityPoint Clinic provides care across Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin in 8 large geographic regions. Our regions work together and have access to the resources of the UnityPoint Health network and maintain the ability to provide compassionate care to the local community. You will work with your patients to clearly and effectively address their health care in the most appropriate setting: whether that is a clinic, a hospital or at home. Our 24,000 employees, including home care experts, our hospital teams and more than 900 doctors and specialists, focus on your patients care, healthcare concerns and overall health. We are constantly looking for better ways to work together to improve the way healthcare is delivered. You take the lead in your patients care. Connecting with your patient matters to you. Traditionally, patients could feel lost in the connection through the course of an illness or treatment. We are changing that by emphasizing the role of the physician, not just as a healer of individuals but also as a professional team leader. Our vision includes physician leaders who are able to elevate the quality of care for every patient, even for procedures or treatments that are being addressed by other physicians or health care professionals. Which is why we describe our professional culture as "physician-led."