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Physician Assistant (PA)

Location : Des Moines, IA
Job Type : Locum Tenens
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Locum Physician Assistant needed in the Emergency Room in the Des Moines, IA area starting in 6 weeks and work ongoing.


Great location for shopping and dining.  Just an hour from University of Iowa.  Can take a weekend trip to Chicago (3 hour drive).  There is also canoeing and kayaking for those who love the outdoors.

  • Shifts:  10a-10p; 8a-6p; or 1p-1a

  • 80% of total hospital admissions received from ED

  • 17% of ED patients admitted to the hospital per day

  • 2% of ED patients transferred per day

  • 27 beds

  • 8 ED physicians in group

  • No fast track in ED

  • 90 patients per day

  • All ages - pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric

  • EMR: Cerner

  • Level 4 Trauma

  • ED staff responds to house codes - there are hospitalists 24/7, ED doctors respond to codes. PA's do not

  • Deliveries are sent directly to Labor and Delivery, not received in ED

  • ED is responsible for monitoring/supervising paramedics/ambulance by radio

  • 24-hour availability for Radiology, Laboratory, OR, Anesthesia

  • Surgical Services: CT, Vascular, Ortho

  • Description of consultants: Radiologist, Critical Care Intensivist, Cardiologist, Pulmonologist, Neurologist, Urologist, Hem/Onc, Psychiatrist

  • APP will be working autonomously

  • Supervising physician present during the assignment

  • Will accept new grads

  • NCCPA - Required

  • Active IA license - Required

  • ATLS (preferred), ACLS, BLS, PALS - Required by start date

  • $500 referral bonus received for any referral who works 30 days. 

  • $Competitive Hourly pay + housing + travel + A++ rated malpractice insurance with tail coverage included

Please send resume to and call/text Jaclyn at 972-906-5709. 

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