Family Medicine Physician Hawarden Regional Medical Center at MercyOne

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Hawarden, Iowa

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time


Day Shift


Are you passionate about helping others and looking to make a difference in your career? At Hawarden Regional Healthcare, you will join an experienced, friendly and highly motivated staff of healthcare providers, clinicians and support staff who are dedicated to providing healthcare to our patient populations. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of our patients while creating a comfortable, at-home like atmosphere.
For more than 100 years, our 25-bed community owned critical access hospital is driven by the desire to optimize health in our community. We provide state-of-the art Radiology Services, Physical Therapy, 3D Mammography, Senior Life Solutions, Urgent Care, Ultrasound, X-Ray, and many others.
Hawarden Regional Healthcare serves the communities of Hawarden, Ireton, Akron, Alcester, and Hudson with our 3 clinics located in Hawarden, Ireton, and Akron.
As a healthcare leader, Hawarden Regional Healthcare is an employer of choice. Experienced, talented, caring and knowledgeable professionals gravitate towards our community and patient-centric mission. In addition, hiring and retaining excellent and qualified employees is one of our most important priorities. We offer comprehensive benefits such as:
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Holidays
• Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
• Education Assistance
• Wellness Center & more...

Located along the Big Sioux River, Hawarden is conveniently located near Sioux Falls, SD, Sioux City, IA, and several other communities all within a 45-minute drive or less. Hawarden offers several large city amenities with small town quality and convenience. In Hawarden alone, you will find beautiful recreational bike/walking trails, parks, swimming pool, a Veterans Memorial, and library to name a few.
For golfers, Hawarden hosts a 9-hole public golf course along with 10 golf courses within a short driving distance. Our golf course hosts many corporate and personal tournaments throughout the summer months.
If you enjoy the outdoors and hiking, you will have to check out Prairie Woods Nature Center at Oak Grove Park. Oak Grove State Park is combined with the Big Sioux County Park, which is managed by the Sioux County Conservation Board. The park totals 433 acres, and is a picturesque, outdoor recreation area located 6 miles northeast of Hawarden on county highway K18.
Shopping local is easy and fun. Hawarden offers a clothing boutique, grocery store, floral shop, and other gift/clothing stores. Then enjoy dinner at one of our many local favorite restaurants! We also have 8 churches in our town to fit your spiritual needs.




Under limited supervision, provides professional medical services to patients and supervision of the delivery of medical services by the assigned staff of the facility. Develops operational management skills related to the practice and assists in the day-to-day supervision and transitional operation of the medical practice. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.



Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service/care appropriate to the age of the patients served, in accordance with Mercy standards.


Provides competent patient care to the patient population by obtaining and appropriately interpreting data, making appropriate decisions based on demonstrated knowledge of age-specific growth and development, and appropriately adapting procedures and treatments.


Directs and supervises the medical duties and activities of professional and support personnel.


Instructs and counsels patients regarding physical and mental health.


Orders or supplies medication appropriate for the patient.


If necessary, refers patients to appropriate specialists or specialized services.


Provides immediate evaluation and treatment for emergency medical problems. Directs emergency personnel in transport of the patient.


Maintains knowledge of community services, agencies and resources.


Documents all patient care activities and follow-up care. Maintains adequate and appropriate office and hospital medical records and physician referral communication with respect toall patients examined and/or treated.


Assures quality of patient care is provided by appropriate monitoring and evaluation. Directs other clinic staff in the provision and execution of medical care.


Assists Office Manager in assessing/maintaining equipment, pharmaceutical and recordkeeping needs.


Assists in the development, implementation and review of quality of care standards and activities for services provided through the facility and assures the proper and medically appropriate provision of care to patients.


Assures and maintains adequate and qualified physician call coverage and its patients during absence or off-duty hours.


Participates in the required activities of the medical staff of Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City and/or appropriate regional hospitals.


Participates in the formal governance process of Mercy clinics.


Represents the clinic and Mercy to the media when appropriate.


Participates in staff educational inservice meetings.


Proactively identifies safety concerns surrounding the work environment.


Adheres to the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Services, Trinity Health and Mercy Medical Center.


Communicates with and performs duties following Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City Guiding Behaviors.


Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Mercy and Trinity Health Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.


Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, Mercy and Trinity Health's Organizational Integrity Program, Standards of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical, and professional behavior.


Maintains confidentiality of information pertaining to clients, physicians, employees, and Mercy business.


Demonstrates general working knowledge of computers and department specific software (i.e. Healthstream, internet, etc.)


Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties so assigned.


We serve together in Mercy and Trinity Health, in the spirit of the Gospel, to heal body, mind and spirit, to improve the health of our communities and to steward the resources entrusted to us.


The Guiding Behaviors are the behaviors necessary for all of us to achieve our Vision. They are: We support each other in serving our patients and communities. We communicate openly, honestly, respectfully and directly. We are fully present. We are all accountable. We trust and assume goodness in intentions. We are continuous learners.


Must be able to embrace and adhere to the Guiding Behaviors of the organization and support the Mission of Trinity Health.

Must demonstrate good work habits such as time management, attendance, punctuality, team building and other behaviors aligned to the Guiding Behaviors of the organization.


Graduate of a medical/osteopathic medical school is required. Demonstrated competency as a physician by completion of an appropriate residency program; board certified or board eligible. Must be able to obtain Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City medical staff privileges. Must have a valid and unrestricted state medical license and federal and state controlled substance registrations/certificates. Must maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) or more advanced certification, i.e., ACLS, PALS, etc. Completes and stays current with Mandatory Reporting requirements. Must have a general working knowledge of computers and department specific software (i.e. Healthstream, internet, etc.) Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment. Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Mercy and Trinity Health.

Mercy cultivates, upholds and supports a safe work environment. Associates support patient and staff safety by demonstrating aptitude and maintaining organizational employment standards and requirements. Associate job performance is continually appraised and formally evaluated during the course of employment with Mercy.


Must successfully pass employment physical examination and must adhere to applicable organizational requirements on an annual basis for Employee Health Directives. Must possess the ability to comply with Mercy and Trinity Health policies and procedures. This job is categorized as "Light Work". Has the physical stamina to meet the requirements of this job. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. Involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing. Must be able to handle stress effectively. Must understand and accept the possibility of exposure to environmental elements, internal and external, which may affect the work place, such as infectious disease, chemical and/or chemical fumes, dust, noise, physical injury from an out of control patient, and adverse effects of inclement weather which may occur.

These essential functions identify the major requirements of the job. They are not an exhaustive list of all job requirements. An employee may be called upon to perform physical actions not specifically identified in this job description.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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