Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, has an excellent full-time Pediatric Hospitalist opportunity available for a BC/BE Pediatrician to join an established practice of 7 pediatric hospitalists. Blank Children's pediatric hospitalists provide care for pediatric patients from birth to adolescence in two newly remodeled newborn nurseries and a 40-bed general pediatric ward. Hospitalists do not have delivery, PICU or ER coverage responsibilities. Overnight call is from home. A wide variety of pediatric subspecialist support is available including pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric intensive care, neonatology and pediatric surgery. In addition to patient care, the pediatric hospitalist service provides education for the Blank Children's Pediatric Residency program as well as visiting Family Practice residents and medical students from the University of Iowa and Des Moines University. Opportunities exist to participate in multidisciplinary quality improvement projects within our own organization, in the community and in collaboration with the AAP. Faculty appointments at both Des Moines University and the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine are available.
Blank Children’s Hospital is a full service, tertiary care hospital located in thriving downtown Des Moines, Iowa. We are a very well established practice at Blank Children's & Women's Hospital at Iowa Methodist Medical Center as a part of the nationally recognized health care system, UnityPoint Health. Join us in a very progressive city, Des Moines!