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ER Physician for Waverly, IA (Locum)

Waverly, IA 50677

Job Description

ER Physician (locum) needed for Waverly, IA

Wapiti Medical Staffing is seeking a physician (MD or DO) for Emergency Department coverage in Waverly, located in northwest Iowa.

  • Physician (MD or DO) needed for PRN locum tenens ER coverage
  • Shift options: 12 hour shift max length. Shifts range from:7:30a-7:30p, 7:30p-7:30a in the summer months and will transition to 6:30am-6:30pm. 
  • Trauma Level IV
  • 7000 annual volume (19 patients daily)
  • EMR: E Clinical Works
  • Typical timeline to credential is 4 weeks

  • Iowa medical license and DEA/CSA
  • Must be board certified or eligible in Family Medicine (FM) or Emergency Medicine (EM) by American Board or American Osteopathic Board.  American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS) boards will not be accepted.
  • Emergency Room experience required
  • Medical residents are not accepted at this time.
  • Required life support certifications include ATLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP.  Will waive these requirements for ABEM or AOBEM physicians.
  • Flu and COVID vaccines required

Located in northeast Iowa, Waverly is a beautiful, extraordinary community of over 10,000 residents. It is a place where families thrive and a community where residents enjoy a high quality of life, a bustling downtown and a college town atmosphere.

Waverly’s central business district spans the Cedar River, while numerous other businesses and industries are uniquely nestled throughout the community. An impressive inventory of community assets includes 12 miles of recreational trails, two 18-hole golf courses, a spectacular public library, a top-flight indoor recreation center, and abundant cultural opportunities that can only be found in a college town.

Waverly’s downtown is designated as a Main Street Iowa District. The district is home to a quality mix of service businesses, specialty shops, destination stores and restaurants. These businesses along with others are part of Waverly’s evolving “life and leisure” business clusters. Learn more at

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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About Waverly, IA

Explore job opportunities around Waverly, Iowa, and immerse yourself in a thriving community that offers endless growth possibilities! Nestled in the charming Northeast part of the state, Waverly boasts a vibrant economy, welcoming locals, and a rich cultural scene. With picturesque views along the Cedar River, enchanting parks like Kohlmann Park, and renowned institutions like the Wartburg College, Waverly is not only a great place to work but also to live and thrive. Whether you're drawn to the Cedar Valley Arboretum, the Waverly Farmers Market, or the intimate performances at the Wartburg Community Symphony, there's something here for everyone. Jumpstart your career in Waverly, IA, and discover the perfect blend of career opportunities and small-town charm waiting for you.

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Credentialing Timelines

  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support