Catholic Health Initiatives Orthopedic Surgeon in Des Moines Iowa United States

Grinnell Regional Medical Center Orthopedic Surgeon Opportunity

Practice Opportunity

Seeking BC/BE Orthopedic Surgeon for a great opportunity in Grinnell, Iowa.

Excellent base pay

Sign on bonus

Relocation allotment

Loan forgiveness

Excellent benefits

CME allotment

Practice Location: Grinnell Regional Medical Center is a 49 bed hospital with 33 active staff physicians including: 13 family medicine physicians, 15 specialty physicians, 5 full-time ED physicians and 15 mid-level providers. ER Visits Per Year totals 11,000-12,000 and full range surgeries (Approximately) 600-700 annually. Grinnell Regional Medical Center was recently named one of the nation’s top hospitals for 2010 by the Leapfrog Group.

Practice Community:

General Description: Grinnell can be the perfect place to live. Its blend of contemporary cultural and hometown activities set in a Midwestern community makes the community an excellent home for healthcare professionals. We’re a mere hour away from the state’s major cities. In 2010, Grinnell earned the honor of being named the Top Small Town under 40,000 Population by Grinnell was previously named 3rd Coolest Small Town in America by the Budget Travel Magazine and we’ve also been in Norman Crampton’s 100 Best Small Town’s in America. Grinnell is also home to Grinnell College and all of its cultural resources; free to the public.

Practice Candidate

The individual we are seeking should have high energy, accomplished in a full range of general orthopedic surgical procedures, and be able to communicate effectively and compassionately with patients and the community.

For more information please contact

Cynthia Forsyth


Catholic Health Initiatives

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where it provides care.

One of the nation’s largest health systems, CHI, is based in Englewood, CO andoperates in 18 states and comprises 93 hospitals, including four academic medical centers and teaching hospitals: 24 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; and other facilities that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care.

In fiscal year 2013, CHI provided $762 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

At CHI, we’ve invested in our physician enterprise because we know that our providers are the heart of CHI and the high-quality care we provide to our patients. Our physician enterprise includes CHI’s employed physicians and non-physician providers, and currently makes up 20% of the medical staff providing care in our hospitals. Our highly-talented medical professionals serve our communities, shape our approach to patient care, and manage clinical functions. In short, they make it possible for us to sustain and grow our ministry of care. The mission of CHI is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church by bringing it new life, energy and viability in the 21st century. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we move toward the creation of healthier communities.

CHI - Core Values –Reverence, Integrity, CompassionandExcellenceserve as our guiding principles. They are the roots, or anchors, from which all of our activities, decisions, and behaviors follow.

Catholic Health Initiativesis a national nonprofit health organization with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado.

Our faith-based system operates in 19 states and includes 76 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies. In fiscal year 2011, CHI provided more than $612 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With annual revenues of more than $10.5 billion, CHI is the nation's second-largest Catholic health care system.