General Surgery Program Director

Date Posted: October 5, 2022

MercyOne Des Moines is seeking an experienced and energetic General Surgery Residency Faculty member looking to take the next step as Program Director. The MercyOne General Surgery Residency Program, founded in 1932, and one of the oldest in the country is home to 20 residents (4 residents /year). To learn more, click here General Residency Program. Clinical Practice Opportunities: This role allows the opportunity to practice in your desired specialty with MercyOne Medical Group with 60% administrative and 40% clinical. The Program Director will be eligible for an academic appointment at Des Moines University. Responsibilities: The Program Director has responsibility, authority and accountability for the operations of the General Surgery Residency. Duties include curriculum planning, faculty development, simulation lab oversight and supervision of scholarly activity. Requirements: Board certification by the American Board of Surgery or the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery required. Ideal candidate will have five years of clinical experience in an academic setting. Must have a demonstrated interest in surgical education as well as knowledge of ACGME accreditation standards. Salary and Benefits: We offer a competitive compensation package including sign-on bonus, relocation allowance, paid malpractice MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center is a non-profit Catholic health care provider that is Joint Commission accredited. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, Mercy is the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines. MercyOne Des Moines is a Level 2 Trauma Center with nearly 90,000 ER visits, 1,900 Trauma activations and 900 Acute Care Surgeries each year. For the second consecutive year MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center has been named to the Becker’s Healthcare list of “100 great hospitals in America.” Greater Des Moines is consistently ranked nationally among the best places to live with low cost of living and strong job market. It is also known for top-notch schools, clean and safe neighborhoods. Spend Saturdays at the nationally-renowned Downtown Farmers' Market and afternoons strolling in the Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Bike to the job you love and come home to the community of friends and family. Enjoy abundant trails for walking, running and biking. Cultural events, music and art festivals, the Iowa State Fair and Iowa Cubs games at Principal Park are just a few attractions Des Moines has to offer. This is a place where culture flourishes and opportunities can grow, where a work/life balance can be achieved, where education is unmatched and award-winning arts and entertainment is always just around the corner. Live life without compromise. For more of what Des Moines has to offer check out and

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