Opportunity Details

Ottumwa Regional Health Center is seeking board certified or board eligible Pediatric Hospitalists to staff our Pediatric Hospitalist Program located in beautiful Southeast Iowa.

This is a full-time, hospital employed position with competitive compensation and benefits package. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including student loan repayment, medical malpractice; CME; sign-on bonus, and relocation allowance plus additional benefits.

Description of Pediatric Hospitalist Services:
7 days on, 7 days off (24 hour schedule) not required to be on site, but must be within 15 minutes of campus while on duty

• Provide physician services to all pediatric inpatients admitted by Physician or any other Group Physician through the Medical Center’s pediatric hospitalist program;
• Provide physician services to all newborns, including appropriate care as soon as possible following all deliveries and C-Sections, including circumcisions and other minor procedures;
• Attend all C-Sections and other high-risk births for purposes of monitoring fetal health and providing immediate care to the newborns;
• Respond to requests from Emergency Department Physicians for consults or direct patient care of Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department, including admissions;
• Provide appropriate care of Pediatric Patients awaiting transfer to a NICU or transfer to another hospital for services not available at the Medical Center;
• Provide all other services reasonably required to care for pediatric inpatients, including all newborns, admitted through the Medical Center’s pediatric hospitalist program; and
• Provide After-Hours Pediatric Hospitalist Services for unassigned Pediatric Patients who present to the Emergency Department for all pediatric inpatients at the Medical Center.

• Completion of a Pediatric Residency from an approved ACGME program
• Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics
• Certifications to include BLS, PALS or APLS, and NRP


For more information about this opportunity, please contact:


Ottumwa, Iowa

Ottumwa Regional Health Center

About the Community

Ottumwa, also called the City of Bridges, began as a river town in 1851 and has transformed into a center for “cultural and commercial development.”  The Des Moines River runs right through the city, providing a beautiful backdrop to the gorgeous city. Whether it is history, culture, athletics or music you are looking for, Ottumwa has it all.  The city’s current population of 25,000 has been attracted to the city by the “low cost of living,” as well as great school districts, Indian Hills College, large business and commercial districts, and a strong industrial base.

About the Hospital

As the regional hub of health for southeast Iowa, Ottumwa Regional Health Center (ORHC) is committed to providing exceptional care to all patients. As a vital part of the Ottumwa community, ORHC is one of the largest employers in the area. ORHC is a regional health center that leads the way in quality and safety.  Our physicians and staff form a community of compassionate and skilled caregivers devoted to meeting the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of those we are privileged to serve.

For more than 110 years, Ottumwa Regional Health Center has provided general acute care hospital services to residents in Wapello County and the seven surrounding counties. ORHC is a full-service regional health center providing a wide range of health services, including emergency medicine, critical-care services, medical/surgical, acute rehabilitation, inpatient psychiatry, obstetrics, pediatrics, and home care, as well as specialty services such as cardiac catheterization, diagnostic and therapeutic radiological services, wound care, pain clinic, sleep lab, pathology, and so much more.

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