Radiation Oncologist

MercyOne Medical Group Central Iowa
Facility: MercyOne Medical Group Central Iowa 
Address: 1111 6th Ave 
Des Moines, IA 50314 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Radiation Oncology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Negotiable
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Radiation Oncologist

MercyOne Des Moines Radiation Oncology is seeking a BC/BE Radiation Oncologist to join its thriving practice in Des Moines, Iowa. MercyOne offers a competitive compensation package, including a base salary, sign-on bonus/student loan repayment and a 401k match plan.

Opportunity Highlights:


  • MercyOne Cancer Center with two locations in Des Moines, Iowa and Clive, Iowa
  • Downtown Linear Accelerators:
  • CyberKnife M6 Radiosurgery System
  • Varian TrueBeam with OSMS, RPM, 6 degree of freedom couch, Varian 2100 EX with portal vision, Elekta Necletron Microselction
  • Clive Radiation Oncology:
    • Varian Trilogy and Varian IX
  • Treatment planning system:  Varian Eclipse including Velocity
  • Patient volumes: between two locations, around 90 patients per day- 160 patients for CyberKnife treatments
  • Weekly call rotates between all physicians
  • Physicians see all subtypes of cancer patients

MercyOne Des Moines Radiation Oncology is an integral part of the MercyOne Cancer Center and has long been recognized as a leader in radiation therapy and cancer care in Iowa.  We put special emphasis on treating the whole person, including offering social and educational support.  Staffed by board certified physicians and multidisciplinary staff of physicists, therapists and nurses, MercyOne Cancer Center continues to set the standard.  MercyOne Des Moines Radiation Oncology is the only radiation therapy center in Iowa to earn accreditation through the American College of Radiology’s Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation program.  We continue to update technology at both locations, including state-of-the-art CyberKnife M6 and True Beam Radiotherapy System, to make sure all patients’ needs are met.

 Greater Des Moines is consistently ranked nationally among the best places to live with low cost of living and strong job market.  Spend Saturdays at the nationally-renowned Downtown Farmers' Market and afternoons strolling in the Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Bike to the job you love and come home to the community of friends and family. Enjoy abundant trails for walking, running and biking. Surrounding suburbs are known for top-notch schools, clean and safe neighborhoods.  Cultural events, music and art festivals, the Iowa State Fair and Iowa Cubs games at Principal Park are just a few attractions Des Moines has to offer. This is a place where culture flourishes and opportunities can grow, where a work/life balance can be achieved, where education is unmatched and award-winning arts and entertainment is always just around the corner. Live life without compromise.


MercyOne Medical Group Central Iowa, Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic system, was established in August 1983, as a subsidiary of Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines. Today, Mercy Clinics employs more than 375 physicians and allied health professionals representing over 30 specialties and subspecialties. We operate more than 50 clinics with locations in central Iowa.

At MercyOne Medical Group Central Iowa we are dedicated to helping our community members optimize their health and well-being while providing patients and families with health care experiences that surpass their expectations. We lead the way in improving quality through innovative care management and set the standard for providing high-quality care with compassion. MercyOne Medical Group Central Iowa is home to the most advanced treatments, many of which are exclusive services only offered by professionals at Mercy.


Since 2003, MercyOne Medical Group Central Iowa has been actively engaged in the development of a medical home/advanced primary care delivery system based on Wagner’s Chronic Care Model and the Six Aims for Improvement from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

In 2008, MercyOne Medical Group Central Iowa was the recipient of the American Medical Group Association’s (AMGA) Acclaim Award. This award is presented annually to one health system that “exemplifies the best quality health care in the U.S.” MercyOne Medical Group Central Iowa achieved this honor through its work in chronic care management, medical home model development and health coach implementation.

In 2013, MercyOne Medical Group Central Iowa was among 30 clinics nationwide Selected as an Exemplar Primary Care Practice by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Group Health Research Institute.

In 2015, 25 MercyOne Medical Group Central Iowa received National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships.

Who We Are

CHI 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, 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 www.commonspirit.org.

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

Contact Information
Contact: Roger McMahon 
Phone: 515-358-6923
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