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MercyOne Children’s Hospital – Emergency Medicine

Region: Iowa

City: Des Moines

Specialty: Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Street Address: 1111 6th Ave, Des Moines,

Zip Code: 50314

State: IA

Country: USA


Mercy’s Emergency Department is rated one of the best in the country in patient satisfaction.  For two years in a row, Mercy has been ranked as a U.S. News & World Report Best Regional Hospital in Iowa.

  • Annual Patient Volume: 14,000
  • ED Beds: 27
  • Admission Rate: 12%
  • Documentation: Cerner
  • Physician Daily Coverage: 24 hours
  • APC Daily Coverage: 12 hours
  • Hospital Beds: 802-bed acute care facility
  • Accredited Chest Pain and Stroke Center
  • Level II Trauma Center & Level II Pediatric Trauma Center
  • Scribes
  • Pediatric Transport Team
  • Child-life Specialist
  • BC in Pediatrics with Emergency Medicine training or relevant experience

Des Moines, the capital city of Iowa, offers the best of both worlds: the big city lifestyle with a small town atmosphere. The city is filled with rich history, endless attractions for all ages, a growing number of nationally acclaimed cultural events/festivals, 76 city parks, more than 20 golf courses, miles of recreational trails, famous Broadway shows and a variety of restaurants. Des Moines is a big city that makes it easy to experience, share and see more.

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Andrea Green