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UnityPoint Health Cardiothoracic Surgery, Advanced Practice Provider, Waterloo, IA in Waterloo, Iowa

Cardiothoracic Surgery – Advanced Practice Provider, Waterloo, IA

UnityPoint Clinic is actively recruiting for an Advanced Practice Provider to join our team in Waterloo, 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 recognition as a Top 150 Places to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare and among America’s Best Employers By State in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. 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.

UnityPoint Clinic is a physician-led, nonprofit health care organization offering comprehensive services in primary care, walk-in care and specialty care. The clinical teams at the area’s clinics are improving outcomes, lowering the number of hospital readmissions and reducing avoidable costs associated with treating chronic conditions. The UnityPoint Clinic team is known for excellence and quality patient care putting patients at the center of their care to provide the best level of health and well-being.

  • Established team of 2 physicians and 3 Advanced Practitioners

  • Growing practice with increased volume

  • Provide first-assist in the OR

  • Will be doing Endoscopic Vein harvesting (EVH)

  • Pre/post-surgical patient care at UPH Allen Hospital; Including Critical Care

  • Primarily OR with a mix of inpatient, and outpatient

  • Excellent subspecialty support

  • Cohesive group of colleagues and supportive staff allowing for autonomy while building the practice according to your preferences

  • Experienced staff, both clinical and non-clinical, who know the patients and the community

  • Full-time position, including dedicated administrative time, with flexible scheduling to ensure sufficient patient access

  • 24/7 hospitalist program is responsible for adult and pediatric inpatients

  • Fully integrated system with clinics and hospitals on EPIC EMR to improve care coordination

  • Will be first assisting in OR with Adult Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular cases

  • Will include invasive procedures including but not limited to endovascular vein harvesting, arterial harvesting, manage intra-aortic balloon pumps, insert/remove chest tubes, and central line placement

  • Between 7-10 surgical cases per week

  • Average inpatient 8-15 patients with 2 consults daily

  • Average clinic patients 18-20 split between providers

  • Follow-up patients in the clinic and occasional new consults

  • Perform physical exams, medical diagnosis, therapeutic procedures, and prescribe medication

  • Respond to calls in the ER and Nursing floors during clinic hours

  • Rounding on Perioperative and Postoperative patients

  • Participate in OR , weekend, and Phone call only clinic call.

  • Order and evaluate labs, x-ray, EKG, echo, and other test as indicated

  • Evaluates, interprets and coordinates information to make decisions and recommendations regarding patient care

  • Patient-focused, friendly and willing to collaborate in a team environment

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and problem-solving

  • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

  • Experience as First-Assist in the OR and with cardiac patients

  • Prior ICU and/or Critical Care either as advance practitioner and/or nurse preferred but willing to train

  • Hold an unrestricted medical license in the state of IA

  • Hold current and unrestricted state and federal authority to prescribe and administer medications as necessary or appropriate to the Advanced Practitioners field of practice

  • Eligible to work in the United States

We offer

  • Initial salary guarantee with ability to exceed on an innovative compensation program

  • 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


Waterloo and Cedar Falls comprise a metro area of more than 107,000 residents who are proud to call the Cedar Valley home. These two cities are just minutes apart, and though they’re intertwined by shared geography and regional pride, each boasts its own unique history and attractions. Whichever city you choose to plant your roots, you won’t have to go far to enjoy the amenities of the other – an added benefit of life in the Cedar Valley!

Please contact Tina Dalton, Physician and Provider Recruiter, at 515-782-0175 or

Requisition ID: 2023-137790

Street: 146 W Dale St

Name: 9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Hours may vary

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