Psychiatrist- Outpatient Only

CHI - Mercy Medical Center- Des Moines
Facility: CHI - Mercy Medical Center- Des Moines 
Address: 1111 6th Ave 
Des Moines, IA 50314 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Psychiatry 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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MercyOne is seeking a BC/BE Psychiatrist to join a consultative outpatient practice in a Des Moines metro clinic. MercyOne offers a competitive compensation package including paid malpractice, relocation assistance, sign on bonus and excellent benefit package options. 


  • Monday- Friday schedule
  • Outpatient only/no call/no rounding 
  • Provision of care includes a collaborative care management approach
  • Multidisciplinary team includes primary care, psychiatry, licensed therapists, and specialty providers 
  • Behavioral Health Integration model within a primary care setting 
  • Short term medication prescribing with referral back to primary care
  • Assessment, care and treatment of adult psychiatric patients
  • Participate in lectures and academic appointment with medical students in support of the psychiatry residency program

Mercy Clinics

  • Central Iowa’s largest Physician led multi-specialty clinic system, established in 1983
  • 31 Primary Care clinics throughout central and southern Iowa
  • Nationally recognized as an NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Recipient of the Acclaim Award from the Medical Group Management Assoc. for Group Practice Quality
  • Recognized as a “National Model of Innovative Primary Care” by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Mercy Medical Center

  • 802-bed acute care, not-for-profit Catholic hospital
  • Tertiary service area of 1.4 million
  • Level II Trauma center
  • Over 83,000 annual ER patients
  • Hospitalist program/IP admissions

Des Moines

  • #1 Best State to Live in America – U.S. News & World Report
  • #1 Place to Live and Work – Physicians Thrive
  • #1 Best State to Practice Medicine in U.S. – WalletHub
  • #1 Best Affordable Place to Live in the U.S. – U.S. News & World Report
  • #1 City with an Up-and-Coming Downtown – Fortune
  • #4 Best City to Live in America – U.S. News & World Report
  • Fastest Growing Metro City in the Midwest – U.S. Census Bureau
  • Best City for Families – Kiplinger
  • Voted as the Safest City in America – Gallup
  • Best City for Young Professionals – Forbes
  • Wealthiest City in America – The Today Show


Who we are

CHI Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. With its national office in Chicago and a team of approximately 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit Health operates 142 hospitals and more than 700 care sites across 21 states. In FY 2018, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health had combined revenues of $29.2 billion and provided $4.2 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed government programs. Learn more at


Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.

Contact Information
Contact: Crystal Vander Werff 
Phone: 515-358-7128
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