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Program Director for NE IA FM Residency - $290K + Starting Bonus + Longevity + Relocation

Job Description / Duties

MercyOne Northeast Iowa is seeking a BC/BE Family Medicine physician to serve as Program Director for the MercyOne Northeast Iowa Family Medicine and Residency program in Waterloo, IA. This successful program has been producing Family physicians for NE IA and beyond for over 44 years. 

Responsibilities Include:

·      Lead residency program with experienced teaching faculty

·      Develop vision for expansion of residency

·      Actively teach residents in ambulatory clinical practice

·      Oversee the education and performance of residents

·      Inpatient and OB optional

·      Office call 1:4 with nurse triage

·      No hospital call 

·      Oversee 1-4 program-wide quality improvement projects

·      Provide 10 – 12 lectures on various topics throughout the year


  1. $290,000 starting salary or commensurate with experience
  2. Generous starting bonus
  3. Relocation allowance
  4. Longevity bonuses
  5. CME reimbursement
  6. Comprehensive benefit package including paid malpractice and tail coverage

Qualifications / Required Skills


EOE/drug screen required

5 years of FM clinical experience and core faculty in an ACGME-Accredited Family Medicine Residency Program

Inpatient and administrative experience preferred

Additional Information

The Waterloo/Cedar Falls area provides a family-friendly atmosphere with a variety of attractions, recreational and cultural entertainment. Cedar Falls has been named one of the Hundred Best Small Art Towns in America. Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center brings in several hundred presentations of Broadway theater, comedy acts and quality musical programs. Baseball at Riverfront Stadium, family fun at nationally ranked Lost Island Waterpark and Themepark, or biking on the 100+ miles of hard surfaced bike trails provide lots of fun and recreational opportunities. Our communities offer safe neighborhoods and excellent schools as well.

Contact Information

Lori Landsgard

Physician Placement Coordinator

319-272-7325 (office)

319-269-9237 (cell) 

Employer Profile

MercyOne Northeast Iowa is located in the Waterloo/Cedar Falls metro and surrounding areas.  With more than 3,000 colleagues and more than 180 providers, MercyOne Northeast Iowa is one of the Cedar Valley's largest employers. 

MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center (366 bed full service hospital) 

MercyOne Cedar Falls Medical Center (100 bed full service hospital)

MercyOne Oelwein Medical Center (25 bed critical access hospital) 

MercyOne Medical Group (180+ providers medical group)

MercyOne Northeast Iowa Family Medicine Residency Program (4/4/4 program)