Emergency Medicine - Medical Director Opportunity

Trinity Health
Mason City, Iowa
Jun 20, 2019
Jun 19, 2020
Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center has an excellent full time opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Emergency Medicine physician to be the Medical Director of an experienced, highly skilled team in the Emergency Department located in Mason City, Iowa.   

The Medical Director role will serve as advocate and mentor in relationship to patient satisfaction and patient flow relative to throughput. The chosen candidate will join ten physicians, two PA's, and one ARNP with Medical scribes available to assist physicians.  

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is a Level II Trauma Center with approximately 33,000 annual visits.  The Emergency Department Medical Director will provide and/or supervise the medical aspects of the delivery of care for the Emergency Medicine team. 

A $17.6 million renovation to the existing Emergency Department was completed in February, 2012.  Mercy Medical Center offers a state-of-the-art emergency service center which enhances the ability to provide quality care to our patients. 

The Emergency Department features include:

  • 19 private exam rooms
  • 2 trauma rooms
  • 17 patient-care rooms
  • Designated room for use by medical specialists
  • CT scan room and digital technology room, offering enhanced images with lower doses of radiation, located within the department.  
  • Nursery room where young children can play. 
  • Components to enhance care for the senior population including: dimmable lights, padded mattresses, non-glare floors and blanket warmers.
  • Standardized rooms, which will allow staff to perform any procedure in any room. Point-of-use supplies so staff will not need to leave the room while delivering patient care.

Candidates for this opportunity must possess at least two years of previous leadership experience,  an MD or DO degree and be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine and have demonstrated competency as a physician by completion of an appropriate residency program.  The selected candidate must be able to obtain MMC-NI medical staff privileges. Candidates will possess above average communication skills, the ability to work with a team, a State of Iowa physician license (or be eligible for), Iowa Controlled Substance Certificate and Federal DEA Certificate.   

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Emergency Medicine physician to be the leader of the Emergency Department.   


A competitive compensation and benefits package is available for the right candidate.


MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is a 346-bed regional referral teaching center. Our medical staff of 300+ physicians covers a broad range of specialties. In addition to being a Level II Trauma Center, we are home to a Diabetes Center of Excellence, Bariatric Center of Excellence, Stroke Center of Excellence, and a Cardiovascular Program ranked in the top 100 nationally for nine consecutive years. Our range of specialties includes Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Interventional Radiology, Nephrology and much more. Mercy sponsors a Family Medicine Residency Program and Cardiology and Hospice/Palliative Care Fellowships.

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center offers ambulatory care through our MercyOne Family Medicine Clinics (a primary care and specialty physician network), a home health agency, a hospice, a regional referral laboratory, regional rehabilitation and diagnostic technology services, pharmacies, an emergency services network and a variety of other health care services.

MercyOne North Iowa holds management agreements with eight rural primary care hospitals, making MercyOne the premier rural health care delivery network in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota.

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, continually achieves remarkable results for patients through the unlimited power of teamwork, the highest standards of quality, dynamic partnerships and advanced technology.

MercyOne North Iowa is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.

For more information on MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, visit https://www.mercyone.org/northiowa/


Mason City, Iowa is a friendly Midwest community of 30,000 people and is the largest urban center in North Central Iowa.  We are located two hours north of Des Moines, Iowa and two hours south of Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Our local airport offers four flights daily to the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.  Our residents enjoy a stable economy, low cost of living, affordable housing, excellent school systems (public and parochial), fine arts museum, dance studios, performing arts theaters and a regional orchestra.

Mason City is home to the only remaining Frank Lloyd Wright designed hotel in the world, recently restored and opened once again for business.  Popular recreational venues and activities in north Iowa are Mason City’s aquatic center, YMCA, indoor ice arena, and abundant outdoor activities including tennis, golf, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, nature preserve photography, water sports and sailing.  That lake home you’ve dreamed of could also become a reality as Clear Lake is a mere nine miles from Mason City.

For more information on Mason City, Iowa, please visit www.masoncityia.com

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