Des Moines, Iowa

Hospital Information

The hospital is a not-for-profit 875-bed medical center across four campuses. It has provided acute care and surgical services to Des Moines community since 1893. The hospital is one of Iowa's largest employers with 7,000 employees and more than 1,000 physicians and allied health professionals. The hospital's Women & Infants Center includes labor and delivery, a mother/baby recovery unit, a maternity triage and treatment unit, 24-hour well-baby nursery, and a 44-bed neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

The Location

Des Moines is located in Polk and Warren Counties, and is the state capital of Iowa. As the most populous city in the state, it is home to nearly 600,000 residents.

The local economy is powered by the insurance, finance, publishing and healthcare industries.

Des Moines is served by several major interstates, a public transit system and the Des Moines International Airport.

Arts and Entertainment

Des Moines has plenty of arts and cultural activities, including the Des Moines Performing Arts, Des Moines Playhouse, Des Moines Metro Opera, Ballet Des Moines, Des Moines Symphony, Metro Arts Alliance and Des Moines Art Center.

The city hosts a number of events each year, including the Des Moines Arts Festival, Iowa State Fair, downtown farmers' market, 80/35 Music Festival, CelebraAsian Heritage Festival, Metro Arts Jazz in July, the World Food & Music Festival, and many more.

Sports fans cheer on the American Hockey League's Iowa Wild, the Indoor Football League's Iowa Barnstormers and the NBA Development League's Iowa Energy. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy a number of parks, golf courses, aquatic centers and trails for biking, cross-country skiing, walking and running.

Local attractions include the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Blank Park Zoo, East Village, Living History Farms, State of Iowa Historical Museum, State Capitol Building, and pedestrian-friendly downtown, featuring an extensive, four-mile skywalk system.


Des Moines is served by Des Moines Public Schools, Carlisle Community Schools, Johnson Community School District, Southeast Polk Community School District and Saydel School District. The area is also home to several private schools.

The city's institutions of higher education include Drake University, Grand View University, Simpson College, Upper Iowa University, William Penn University, University of Phoenix, Vatterott College, Des Moines Area Community College, AIB College of Business and Des Moines University, an osteopathic medical school.

The Opportunity

Ob Hospitalist Group has a partnership with this facility to provide Board Certified OB/GYN hospitalists. Our hospitalists are the cornerstone of OBHG's success and, as such, are among our most valuable resources. We consistently place highly skilled practitioners by offering a full range of benefits, including outstanding compensation, flexibility to create your own work schedule (typically 8 -10 shifts per block) and paid med-mal coverage.

Natalie Petrizzo

Please contact your personal Senior Clinical Recruiter, Natalie Petrizzo or call her directly at 864.908.3830 for more information about this opportunity.

If you are passionate about people and committed to delivering excellence with each patient encounter we welcome you to join us on our journey to elevate the standard of women’s healthcare. View our other opportunities to practice the medicine you desire while living the life you deserve.

Job listings in Des Moines, Iowa

Board Certified OB/GYN Hospitalists

Recruiter: Natalie Petrizzo
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Hospital Code: MMC-DesIA

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