President - MercyOne Medical Group

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Employment Type
Full Time
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00PM)
Facility / Process Level : Name
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based and virtual services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


MercyOne Central Iowa Medical Group is central Iowa’s largest multi-specialty clinic system, featuring an extensive network of primary and specialty health providers offering comprehensive for the entire family. Since 1983, MercyOne Central Iowa Medical Group has led the way in improving quality through innovative management practices.  


A key senior management position responsible for providing leadership, management and strategic direction to ensure the delivery of high quality, cost-effective health consistent with the mission of MercyOne Central Iowa and CommonSpirit Health (CSH) to better meet the needs of the community.  The Medical Group President works to improve performance, oversee conversion to evidence-based medicine, lead safety and quality initiatives fostering and monitoring a culture of quality and safety for Mercy.  The Medical Group President will serve as the leader of MercyOne Clinics, Inc., and will oversee physician credentialing and privileging, evaluate and oversee management of physician performance to optimize quality of to our patients.  The Medical Group President provides on-going counsel and advice to service line leaders, Medical Directors and other elected medical staff officers on physician matters.  The Medical Group President assures adherence with corporate policies, by-laws and mission statement of the organization.  The Medical Group President will work closely with his/her counterparts within CSH.  Medical Group President will work collaboratively with the Leadership Team in all aspects of Mercy affairs and is accountable for the excellence of medical through the development, implementation and evaluation of the Mercy effectiveness process that requires the integration of provider staff, Mercy management, and employees in collaborative working relationships.


The Medical Group President responsibilities require considerable knowledge of the specialized principles and practices related to health management in order to evaluate and make recommendations to improve health delivery system(s) and enhance organizational effectiveness and efficiency.  The Medical Group President also must have considerable leadership expertise relating to business planning, process improvement, budget administration and management.  Performance improvement efforts cover a variety of processes, and an incumbent must be sufficiently knowledgeable to recognize important synergies and opportunities in outcomes, cost containment, patient safety/satisfaction and regulatory compliance.






  • or degree with Board Certification in a medical or surgical specialty and licensed to practice medicine in Iowa.  Board Certification does not need to be current. 
  • Post Graduate Management degree (MBA, MHA, or similar) 
  • Employed physician group experience required.
  • A record of successful practice augmented by five (5) to seven (7) years of leadership or equivalent experience in a multi-hospital, integrated delivery network as a physician leader/executive.
  • Knowledge of the content, intent and application of regulations, policies, standards, operations, and requirements applicable to the business function(s) under designated scope of authority.



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