Catholic Health Initiatives Palliative Care Physician in DES MOINES, Iowa

Palliative Care Physician


Mercy Clinics is seeking a BE/BC Palliative Care Physician to join in the development of an innovative Palliative Care model serving patients across the healthcare spectrum. The position offers competitive compensation with 401K

match, sign-on bonus, and paid malpractice.

Mercy Palliative Care

  • Approximately 480 inpatient consults a year with 1044 patient visits per year

  • Includes multidisciplinary team including Nurse Practitioners, certified Palliative Care nurses, supportive medical staff and administration, and solid support services such as Mercy Home Care, Mercy Hospice, and Mercy Center for Pain

  • Focus in palliative care education with both patients and their families

  • Academic appointment with IM/FM Residency and Medical School

Mercy Medical Center

  • Tertiary service area of 1.4 million

  • 802-bed not-for-profit Catholic healthcare provider

  • Medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians

  • Maintains a network of 16 affiliate hospitals

  • Regional leader for critical care

  • Consumer Choice Award recipient for overall quality and reputation – National Research Corp.

  • Nationally recognized for quality and safety – COMPARION Medical Analytics

Des Moines

  • #1 Best State to Practice Medicine in US – WalletHub

  • Best City for Families – Kiplinger

  • Top 10 Best Places to Live – U.S. News

  • Voted as the Safest City in America - Gallup

  • Best City for Young Professionals - Forbes

  • Leading place for Business and Careers – Forbes

  • Best State to Retire –

  • Wealthiest City in America – The Today Show


Job Physician


Daily Schedule 8-5

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0144141

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.