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Why UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge is a Great Place to Be a Doctor

For the past twenty years, the growth of UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge's primary care physician staff has been extraordinary, and opportunities for expansion are plentiful! At UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge, we know an exceptional patient experience starts with hiring exceptional people! Learn why we're a great place to work or browse opportunities.

 

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1. Service Excellence Values

The Six Pillars of Character® assure that UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge is a place of integrity, compassion and moral character for both its patients and primary care physicians.

The Six Pillars of Character® are: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship.

2. History that Spans 100 years

With a history that spans 100 years, hospital care in Fort Dodge owes its success to those who developed a clear goal that would establish an institution and its community as the leading standard for healthcare in northwest Iowa.

3. Generous Incentives and Compensation packages

UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge if proud to offer its primary care physicians generous incentives along with compensation and benefit packages. Some of these include:

Two-year Contract + Productivity Compensation

  • 401(k) Plan and FLEX Plan
  • Continuing Medical Education Allowance
  • Paid Relocation
  • 20 days of Working Days Time Away from Practice the first year; 30 Working Days every year thereafter
  • Interest-free Student Loan Debt Consolidation

4. Benefits for Spouses

UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge has implemented an innovative group exclusively for provider spouses called PSN (Provider Spouse Network). PSN is all about meeting new people, making new friends, and learning about new things to do in Fort Dodge!

5. Superior Patient Care Coordination


UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge is leading the way with care coordination and patient centered care, as one of only 32 Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations in the nation.

6. The Physicians Take Pride in Working in Fort Dodge

The primary care physicians who work and live in Fort Dodge love the welcoming atmosphere the city has to offer. In fact, Primary Care Physicians have said:

It is the people in Fort Dodge that makes it the best place to work as a physician.
-Ramadevi Sankaran, M.D. 

Fort Dodge celebrates achievement as an entire community and rallies to support those in need in a way that is, in my opinion, unique to small towns.

-Lincoln Wallace, M.D.

7. A Thriving Health Health System

Due to the determination of our medical stuff, we've continued to experience exponential growth each year. In just 2013, UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge's systems statistics included:
  • 538 births
  • 20,890 emergency visits
  • 3,992 surgeries
  • 26,973 home care visits
  • 266,126 clinic visits
  • 1,165 employees

8. The City of Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge is a vibrant, family-friendly community surrounded by beautiful natural resources that offer wonderful family-friendly opportunities that include parks, rivers, trails, musical entertainment, a top-rated farmers market, golf courses and community activities occurring almost every weekend.

9. Access To A Vast Health Care Network

Our vast network of health care experts includes 28 clinics, a regional medical center, care at home and a center for mental health, all working together with the goal of keeping the Fort Dodge community safe.

10. UnityPoint Health Prioritizes New Technologies to Advance Care Coordination

In 2014, UnityPoint Health was recognized for the third year in a row as one of the nation's "Most Wired Health Systems" by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. UnityPoint Health received the honor for its adoption of technology designed to improve and coordinate patient care.

Contact us to today to learn more about our primary care physician openings and learn why UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge is the best kept secret in the Midwest!