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Family Medicine /Obstetrics Physician in Algona, IA (Perm)

Algona, IA 50511

Job Description


MercyOne Medical Group – North Iowa has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Family Medicine physician to join our Algona Family Medicine practice located in Algona, Iowa.

Job Description:
  • Candidates must be Board Eligible (with plans to become BC within 1 year of employment) or Board Certified in Family Medicine AND OB Fellowship-trained (fellowship must be completed prior to start).
  • Must be able to perform C-sections
  • Busy practice with instant volume
  • Join 8 Physicians and 3 Advanced Practice Providers
  • Call for OB/Hospitalist – 1:9; call for C-sections – 1:3
  • Full spectrum family medicine – including surgical obstetrics, ER, and hospitalist
  • Specialists available – including Cardiology, Urology, GI, ENT, Ortho, etc.
  • Lab, x-ray, sleep, MRI, CT, mammography, nuclear med, PT, RT, OT, and ER all on site
  • 25-bed critical access hospital and primary care clinic
  • Affiliate of MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, a Level III Trauma Center and regional referral teaching center
  • Regional health system covering 14 counties, includes MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, eight critical access hospitals, and 42 clinics in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota
  • Service area approximately 260,000
  • Practice where your skills will be appreciated, where physicians are highly respected members of the community, where you and yours will flourish as you become rooted in a lifestyle second to none!
  • Visit this link to learn more about our health center! Kossuth Regional Health Center (
  • Open to H-1B and J-1 visa candidates
  • Not accepting Locums candidates
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Highly competitive compensation and full benefits package (to be discussed at interview).  Provider may submit salary expectations with presentation.
  • $250k sign-on bonus
  • Relocation assistance if applicable
  • Student loan repayment
  • Premium paid health insurance
  • short- term and long-term disability
  • Paid malpractice and tail coverage
  • Retirement options with hospital matches
  • Generous paid PTO
  • Reimbursement for licenses, dues, etc.
  • Board Eligible (within 3 years of eligibility, with plans to become BC within 1 year of employment) or Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • IA license or IMLC (or willing to obtain) 
  • OB Fellowship-trained (to be completed prior to start)
  • Provider is able and interested in doing C-sections 
  • Board Certified
  • Board Eligible
  • Controlled Substance (CSR/CDS)
  • DEA
  • Iowa
  • IMLC accepted, OB Fellowship-trained (to be completed prior to start), Provider is able and interested in doing C-sections
ABOUT THE FACILITY About Kossuth Regional Health Center:
Kossuth Regional Health Center operates a 25-bed critical access hospital, two family medicine clinics, home care, hospice and public health nursing agencies. KRHC employs approximately 250 individuals and maintains Master Affiliation and Professional Services Agreements with MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center.
About Trinity Health:
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs.

About the Community:

Algona, Iowa, population 5,500, is just 2.5 hours of Des Moines and 3 hours south of Minneapolis. Algona has excellent schools, including public and parochial k-12 schools and a community college. Community amenities include an aquatic center, beautiful parks, YMCA fitness center, state park, nature center, winery, library, golf course, lake, state park, and outdoor recreation.

Visit this link to learn more! Algona, IA - Community Video Tour ( 

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 Algona, IA

Unlock your next career opportunity in Algona, Iowa! Nestled in the heart of Kossuth County, Algona boasts a dynamic job market with a welcoming community spirit. Known for its picturesque landscapes, vibrant arts scene, and rich cultural heritage, this charming town offers both professional growth and a high quality of life. From exploring the iconic Ambrose A. Call State Park to savoring delicious Iowa tenderloins at the local diners, there's something for everyone here. Immerse yourself in the thriving arts scene at the Algona Area Arts Council or catch a show at the historic Algona Community Theater. With a diverse range of job listings available, start your journey in Algona today and experience the perfect blend of work and play!

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  • 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