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Is THIS the Rheumatology Job YOU'VE Been Looking For? - West Burlington, IA, USA

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$350k+ pkg with 7 weeks off! 

During these challenging days recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic,  Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center - West Burlington  is proud to be on strong financial footing.

From day one, we have had a plan to continue to pay our physicians 100% of their compensation, even though many of them aren't able to continue to work full time for varying reasons.

This is just another reason why our medical staff is proud to be a part of  Great River Health .... stability in practice, stability in finance... and working with people who care. 

Exciting opportunity with the well-established West Burlington Campus  Medicine Specialty Group  in the regions  premier  health system and hospital.

  • Our docs  love it here  for different reasons.
  • Some love the  7 weeks off  and the ability to travel the world.
  • Others love the FREE  AMAZING gym right down the hallway  from their clinic.
  • Many of them love the fact that we have  no local competition , but are big enough to have almost all specialties.
  • Some love the  four seasons  here in Iowa.
  • Others love the  personal trainers available  in our gym.
  • Many of them love their staff and patients so much,  they couldn't imagine working anywhere else .
  • Lots of them love the  open door policy  with administration.
  • Some like the two prestigious golf courses, others the hunting and fishing and everyone loves our wonderful schools and family friendly community!
  • Almost all of them love how easy life is here in Burlington, but how "big city" the health system is. 

We have an excellent opportunity for someone looking for an established, turnkey opportunity that offers tremendous stability.  

  • This group enjoys no local competition but isn't in the middle of nowhere, its in the middle of everywhere in picturesque Burlington, IA! 
  • This highly respected practice has an immediate need for a well-qualified physician.
  • Youll find a nice balance of patients with wonderful support staff and administration.  

Picture yourself practicing in a situation that offers:

  • A 380 bed independent, regional, financially stable health system
  • Over 140 providers on staff and 2300+ employees - largest employer in the area and rated as a "Top Workplace" in Iowa by the Des Moines Register!
  • Production based compensation model enables you to be on equal footing with your partners from day one
  • Board certified emergency medicine physicians available 24/7 to staff the ER
  • 24/7 IM-Hospitalists to support you in the hospital and ICU
  • 7 Weeks Vacation / full benefits / malpractice insurance / $10k for relocation and potential loan forgiveness as well as sign on bonus
  • Free use of our fully appointed gym down the hall from the clinic with locker rooms, fitness classes and a Personal Trainers! 
  • A vibrant, safe and charming riverfront community with excellent public and private educational and recreational options for families.
  • An easy drive to Chicago and St. Louis and 1hr drive to University of Iowa in Iowa City. Daily flights to both St. Louis and Chicago and Amtrak to Chicago.
  • Plenty of outdoor fun with 11 municipal parks, a water park and waterfront recreation as well as two of the top ten golf courses in the State of Iowa!
  • Iowa is rated the "Best State for Doctors" by
  • Option to live in a prestigious gated community with tennis court, golf course, pool, and work-out center
  • If you are looking to have access to the city, but live in the country, there is plenty of acreage to build your dream home
  • 22% lower cost of living and 65% lower home costs in Iowa!

About Us

Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center - West Burlington Campus is a regional medical center offering acute, skilled and intermediate care to residents of southeast Iowa, west-central Illinois and northeast Missouri. The hospital offers comprehensive medical and surgical services on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

West Burlington Campus  is a 378-bed regional, integrated health-care system that includes: retail pharmacies; retail medical equipment and supplies services; outpatient renal dialysis center; and a network of specialty and primary-care clinics located throughout the region.

West Burlington Campus annually admits more than 6,000 patients and logs more than 180,000 outpatient procedures. More than 100 physicians and 1,600 employees share the hospital's commitment to excellence in patient care and customer service.

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Community Information

If Midwestern Values and Quality of Life are of interest to you and traffic isnt--this is the place! Explore one of the great small cities of the Midwest. This is the regions micropolitan hub with 115,000 residents in the vicinity and a local population of 30,000. This is a high quality of life community, which offers a smaller town lifestyle and a low cost of living without giving up all of the amenities of the big city. The Burlington area offers beautiful vistas of the majestic Mississippi River and rolling hills. It also is the home to the world famous "Snake Alley"--the world's crookedest street! Residents enjoy professional theater, symphony, world class golf and an exciting casino. Southeast Iowa is home to two of the top golf courses in the Midwest. If you like the outdoors, this area offers some of the top hunting and fishing in the country. Youll also find miles of hiking trails and plenty of wildlife in the hundreds of acres of state and local parks and preserves here in Aldo Leopolds home town. A number of local specialty restaurants offer a world of international cuisine and the greatest variety of foods imaginable.

Excellent public and private schools and a well known community college are found in town with dozens of small colleges and a handful of four year universities a short drive away, including the prestigious University of Iowa which is just 70 miles up the road. If you enjoy live music and entertainment, Burlington is a regional hub for nationally renowned acts and performers who show their talents at the local 2,000 seat venue. Sports fans will not be disappointed with what Burlington offers. We have professional baseball, the top Junior College Basketball program in the country and the areas top rated recreation complex for softball, soccer, volleyball and football. Burlington is also home to Pzazz--the premier family entertainment complex in the Midwest. Housing everything from indoor/outdoor waterparks to bowling to a casino and hotels, Pzazz truly offers something for every member of the family. All this is within an easy drive of both Chicago and St. Louis. This is a great place to live!

Living and Practicing in Iowa

  • Iowa is the second happiest state in the nation according to's new Happiness Index. The index is based on household income, debt, employment and foreclosures.
  • Iowa is ranked 5th as one of the most livable states in the country according to CQ Press (2008)
  • Iowa ranks No. 2 of states with the most golf courses per capita. Iowa has nearly 13 golf courses for every 100,000 people; Arizona has about five golf courses per 100,000 people.
  • Iowa was named the 6th-best place to raise a child by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in 2009. California was 22; Florida, 36; Georgia, 42; Nevada, 39; and Arizona, 40
  • Iowa has been named one of the eight "smartest states" in the country based on the quality of its public elementary and secondary schools.
  • Iowa is the #1 state in the nation in the proportion of students (74%) who have received a score high enough to earn college credit on an Advanced Placement exam?
  • Iowa's ACT college entrance examination scores are among the top 2 out of the 25 states where the ACT is the primary college entrance exam taken

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Employer: Great River Health
Location: West Burlington, IA, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Rheumatology
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