UnityPoint Health

Perinatologist - Blank Children's Hospital - Des Moines, IA

Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
Requisition ID
Physicians and Medical Residents
Location : Address
1440 Pleasant St
3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Work Schedule
Scheduled Hours/Shift
M-F 8-5


UnityPoint Health is actively recruiting for a Perinatologist to join our team at Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines IA.  

Choose a career that matters at UnityPoint Health. At UnityPoint Health, we believe that our patient-centered vision and physician-driven philosophy, along with our one team approach, ensures every patient knows just how much they matter to this world. Commitment to our team has earned us a spot on the Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare. Come be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.  At UnityPoint Health, you matter.


Blank Children’s Hospital


Blank Children's Hospital, a service of UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, is completely dedicated to meeting the unique health care needs of children. Blank Children's is a 108-bed environment that embraces and encourages families to be a part of their child's healing and recovery. Everything from equipment to decor is designed specifically for children.


  • Join a thriving team of 2 board certified MFM physicians and 1 perinatal APP at an expanding practice with a large referral base
  • Strong support from experienced staff: 2 genetic counselors, 6 perinatal nurses, 9 fetal echo-certified sonographers
  • Level IIIB NICU
  • UnityPoint Iowa Methodist Hospital is one of two Children's Hospitals and Level I Trauma Centers in the State of Iowa
  • Modern and fully equipped clinic adjacent to the hospital with GE E-10 ultrasound machines, integrated GE ViewPoint, and EPIC EMR


  • Consultative only - No delivery requirements
  • 4-day work week with admin time
  • Call 1:3 with new physician
  • FOCUS values remain steadfast:
    • Foster Unity - Work as a team
    • Own the Moment - Connect with the team while treating them with respect
    • Champion Excellence - Commit to the best outcomes
    • UnityPoint - You matter
    • Seize Opportunities - Pursue greatness


  • MD/DO or ECFMG certified foreign equivalent
  • BC/BE in OBGYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Fetal echocardiogram experience preferred but not required
  • Hold an unrestricted license to practice in Iowa

We offer

  • Attractive incentive package
  • A competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what stage of life you are in.
  • Generous time off and CME allowance, malpractice insurance, retirement contributions and more
  • Dedicated provider resources to positively impact providers work-life balance
  • Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, including a free third-party service for loan restructuring and consolidation
  • A commitment to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation
  • Support and development opportunities that are a crucial part of delivering a remarkable employment experience
  • A culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what’s right for the people we serve

Community Details


Greater Des Moines (DSM) is a community that invests in itself, that is powered by multi-national corporations and also supports small, locally owned businesses. DSM is a community committed to cultivating an inclusive, equitable environment for people of all background. Whether you’re looking for vibrant, urban living or a fresh start in the surrounding suburbs, Greater Des Moines (DSM) has many communities to call home. Learn why Des Moines is one of the fastest-growing major metros in the nation and an amazing place to call home.


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