Pediatrician in Ottumwa, IA

The Iowa Primary Care Association is actively recruiting for a Pediatric Physician for River Hills Community Health Center in Ottumwa, IA.

Practice Details:

  • Clinic Hours: Schedule would be 8:00am-5:00pm each Monday- Friday. Flexible schedules would be considered. Could work one day per week 10:00am-7:00pm,
  • Patients: 18-20 per day
  • Number of Exam rooms: 2 per provider
  • Current Staff: 5 Family Medicine Nurse Practitioners, 2 Pediatricians, 2 Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Call: After hour calls answered by Night Call Center with one person on call to answer if the calls are forwarded on. Provider rarely is contacted by Night Nurse with questions. On back up call once every 4 weeks.
  • Lab and interpretive services as well as x-ray

We Offer:

  • Compensation: Salaried position- 1 year guarantee then production plan as well a quality incentive
  • Contract Length: reviewed annually
  • Insurance: Health and dental insurance
  • Malpractice Insurance- FTCA
  • Disability Insurance: Short term and Long-term disability
  • CME: $3500 and 5 days
  • PTO: Accrual equating to about 4.5 weeks
  • Holidays: in addition to PTO
  • Loan Repayment: NHSC and PRIMECARRE
  • Retirement Plan: 403b with employee match
  • Relocation allowance
  • Starting bonus potential

Health Center Overview:

  • EHR: Centricity
  • River Hills Community Health Center (RHCHC) was founded in 1999
  • Non-profit- FQHC
  • Provides care to over 17,000 patients (8100) dental patients
  • Center provides Family Medicine, Dental, GYN, Pediatrics, and Behavioral Health
  • Awarded the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation as a Patient Centered Medical Home
  • X-ray and labs on site

Community Overview:

  • Population of Ottumwa= 28,000
  • Residents are attracted to the low cost of living and safe community
  • Des Moines River runs through Ottumwa
  • Expansive commercial district and industrial base
  • Community committed to economic development
  • 700 plus acres of city parks, 2 18-hole golf courses, Beach Ottumwa Water Park, Events at the new Bridge View Center, Ottumwa Community Players
  • Lake Rathbun is 45 minutes away and is the largest man-made lake in the state.
  • Schools- Public and private schools, Indian Hills Community College, and Buena Vista University
  • Well known Stores and eateries: Kohls, Walmart, Applebee’s, McDonalds, Culvers, Arby’s, Burger King, Taco Bell, Taco Johns and various local places
  • Deer and pheasant hunting area

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Additional Info

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location: Ottumwa

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