Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, is seeking a highly qualified Board Certified/ Board Eligible neonatologist to join 7 BC Neonatologists and 11 NNPs in a long established Level IIIB NICU. Successful applicants will be focused on outstanding clinical care and education. We maintain an ADC of 35-40 and approximately 750 admissions per year. Combine clinical responsibilities with teaching medical students and pediatric residents. Blank Children’s Hospital is the only children's hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, and has a full complement of Pediatric Subspecialty services. The NICU has been a VON member since 1992. We follow our outcomes data closely and use it to drive a number of quality improvement initiatives. As part of UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, we work closely with a skilled Obstetrical department including 2 full time Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists. The Department of Pediatrics is deeply committed to promoting children’s health in the community and across the state, while supporting innovative clinical programs and research initiatives. The UnityPoint Health System is the largest employer in the State of Iowa and in addition to Iowa, the UnityPoint Health System serves a large population in Illinois and Wisconsin. Our NICU is a 44-bed Regional Referral Level III-B NICU equipped and staffed to facilitate immediate availability of services to the obstetrical department on the Iowa Methodist Medical Center campus that delivers about 4,000 infants every year. Our NICU coordinates care for infants requiring multiple high-level subspecialty consultations, including pediatric surgery, cardiology and genetics, among others. Our NICU also provides access to a full range of neonatal therapies, including HFV, iNO, therapeutic hypothermia, noninvasive ventilation, as well as advanced imaging services provided by radiologists with neonatal expertise. Des Moines, the capital city of Iowa, offers the best of both worlds: the big city lifestyle with a small town atmosphere. Our city is filled with rich history, endless attractions for all ages, a growing number of nationally acclaimed cultural events/festivals, 76 city parks, more than 20 golf courses, miles of recreational trails, famous Broadway shows and a variety of restaurants. Des Moines is a big city that makes it easy to experience, share and see more. There are many affordable residential communities with outstanding public schools. Qualified individuals should include their curriculum vitae and letters with their online application.
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!