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Broadlawns Medical Center Medical Education Psychiatrist (Faculty) in Des Moines, Iowa

The Broadlawns Medical Center campus includes an acute care hospital, primary and specialty care clinics, urgent care and emergency services, lab, radiology, dentistry, inpatient and outpatient mental health, crisis team, and community-based behavioral support services. Broadlawns accepts all forms of insurance and its approach to healthcare and quality outcomes earned a Level 3 rating from the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the highest achievable status for a medical delivery model.

We are a safety net hospital and our Patients are our North Star! With a dedicated staff of over 100 physicians and 1,600 employees, Broadlawns Medical Center ensures that our community has access to high quality healthcare that is coordinated, compassionate and cost-effective. We provide our employees a top-rated benefits package, supportive work culture, and more! 


The Medical Education Psychiatrist (Faculty) will report directly to the Section Chief/Faculty Physician. This person is responsible for the acute behavioral health team. This position includes provision of psychiatric care in the Emergency Department, Consult Services, and Inpatient Unit. The prescriber will deliver a comprehensive, collaborative approach to care and teach psychiatry residents and medical students. 


  • Serve as a core faculty member for the Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program with duties including direct clinical supervision of psychiatry residents as well as didactic teaching and shared responsibility for the acute care curriculum of the residency program. 

  • Inpatient consultation to non-psychiatry units

  • ED consultation.

  • Call-coverage to include intermittent overnights and weekends.

  • Management of inpatients on the inpatient psychiatry service

  • Evaluate, interpret, and coordinate information to make decisions and recommendations regarding patient disposition and care.

  • Work as an integral member of the team to deliver coordinated improvement of health for the people served by Broadlawns Medical Center including refugees, and individuals with both public and private insurance.

  • Round and manage admitted patients to identify and/or treat psychiatric conditions, both acute and chronic disease states.

  • Evaluate, interpret, and coordinate information to make clinical decisions and recommendations regarding patient care.

  • Utilize the interdisciplinary team model to stabilize patients' health.

  • Assist patients forward on the continuum of wellness toward discharge.

  • Participate in a teaching environment with medical students and Psychiatric Residents.          

  • Support and embrace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.


  • Ability to work independently and as part of a care team.

  • Passion for delivering medical care on behalf of patients with mental health or chemical dependency conditions.

  • Ability to reprioritize tasks secondary to a rapidly changing work environment.


  • Board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  If not board certified, eligible to be board certified with a requirement of becoming board certified within two years of the date of hire. 

  • Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Iowa.

  • Eligible to work in the United States.


  • Retirement - IPERS 

  • Education Assistance 

  • Employee Health & Wellness 

  • PTO 

  • Free Parking

  • Health Insurance 

  • Supplemental Insurance 

  • 529 College Savings Plan 

  • And more! 

    Read Carefully: This application shall remain active for 90 days. After 90 days, if you are still interested in employment at Broadlawns Medical Center, you must fill out a new application. I hereby certify that the information given by me in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand and agree that any false information, misrepresentation or omission of facts in this application and the application process may be justification for refusal to hire, or immediate termination of employment without recourse. I further understand and agree that all information furnished in this application and the application process may be verified by BMC. I further understand and agree BMC may complete a full reference and background screening of me. I authorize all employers, schools, persons and organizations, having relevant information and knowledge of my employment, work habits, character and any criminal or other relevant record, to provide it to Broadlawns Medical Center or its duly authorized representative for its use in deciding whether or not to offer me employment and specifically waive any required written notification. I hereby release such employers, schools, persons, organizations and Broadlawns Medical Center from all liability for any claims or damage which may result. I further understand that nothing contained in this employment application or in the granting of an interview is intended to create an employment contract between Broadlawns Medical Center and me for either employment or for the providing of any benefit. If an employment relationship is established, I agree to comply with the rules and regulations of Broadlawns Medical Center and further understand and agree that my employment and compensation can be terminated at any time, with or without cause or notice, at the option of either Broadlawns Medical Center or me. Further, if offered a position with Broadlawns Medical Center, I also agree to submit to a medical history and physical examination, which includes drug testing, provided by Broadlawns Medical Center and understand that my appointment is conditional on satisfactorily passing the examination prior to being placed on the job. I understand that I will be responsible for providing BMC proof of MMR (Measles, Mumps, rubella) immunity and/or immunization records at my expense prior to beginning my employment. BMC seeks to provide a healthy, comfortable, and productive work and health care environment. In the event I am hired as an employee of BMC, I acknowledge and agree to abide by the BMC's "Tobacco Free Environment" Policy. I understand that smoking or any tobacco use is strictly prohibited anywhere on the BMC campuses or vehicles. IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT OF 1986: To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if you are hired, you will be required to provide documents to establish your identity and your authorization to be employed in the United States. Such documents will be required within the first three (3) business days following your hire, or upon your first work day if your employment period will be less than three (3) days. A PHOTOCOPY OF THIS ASSIGNMENT IS TO BE CONSIDERED AS VALID AS THE ORIGINAL. In signing this form, I certify that I understand all the questions and statements in this application.

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