FM Physician with ED and IP coverage – Storm Lake, IA

Interested in a balance of ED, inpatient and outpatient work? The Iowa Primary Care Association is actively recruiting for a family medicine physician to work in a community health center in Storm Lake, Iowa and provide ED coverage and inpatient rounding at the nearby hospital.

Position Details:

  • This position will primarily be seeing patients in the outpatient community health center, and on average 8 hours per week at the Emergency Department (varies but approx. 1 weekend every 6 weeks) and inpatient rounding at the local hospital (daily as required for clinic’s admitted patients).
  • FTE can be flexible, preferably 3-4 days each week at the outpatient community health center.
  • Clinic Hours: M-W & F: 8AM – 5PM; Thursday 8AM – 6PM; Saturday 8AM – 12PM
  • Patients: avg 16-18/seen per day
  • Number of Exam Rooms: 3
  • Current Staff: 2 physicians, 2 Nurse Practitioners; 2 other clinical staff/nursing
  • Call: call pool requires one weekend out of 6. In patient rounding of clinic patients daily as required.

We Offer:

  • Contract Length: flexible
  • Insurance: Health, dental, vision, long-term disability.
  • Malpractice Insurance: yes, FTCA coverage
  • CME: yes
  • PTO: 25 days per year for a 1.0 FTE, accrued.
  • Holidays: 7 paid holidays per year + 1 floating holiday
  • Loan Repayment: Yes – eligible for up to $50,000 for two years of service
  • Retirement Plan: IPERS
  • Relocation? No
  • Signing bonus? Yes!

Health Center Overview:

  • EHR: AthenaHealth
  • Built in 2009 and clinic addition in 2020
  • Lots of opportunity for outreach
  • Administration is very supportive of new technology
  • Family friendly culture

Community Overview:

  • Population of Storm Lake: 11,269
  • Check out more about Storm Lake Community here:
  • Storm Lake is the fourth largest glacier lake in Iowa, spanning over 3,200 acres and considered the region’s best for walleye fishing.
  • Art & History: Heritage Tree Museum, Buena Vista County Historical Society, Harker House, Witter Gallery.
  • Food & Culture: Storm Lake Bakery, Lakeshore Pho, Poor Red’s Bar & Grill, Café Havana, BozWellz, La Isla Restaurant & Bar, Grand Central Coffee Station, China House, and more.
  • Explore the Outdoors: Little Lake Discovery Boardwalk. This is an interpretive trail and boardwalk system into little Storm Lake which is a hemi-marsh. Explore the Fish Hatchery, beavers, glacier history, biofuels, native plants, reintroduced species, birds, astronomy and the stars, animal tracks, agricultural conservation and more!
  • Very diverse community with 42 different languages spoken.
  • What to do in Storm Lake: parks, walking trails, rivers for fishing, kayaking, Kings Pointe Waterpark Resort including indoor and outdoor waterparks, mini-golf, and a nine-hole golf course.
  • The hospital in the community has a large variety of specialties for a community of Storm Lake’s size.
  • Colleges: Buena Vista University and ICCC satellite campus.
  • Check out more amenities here:


Additional Info

  • Specialty: Family/Internal Medicine
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location: Storm Lake

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