Catholic Health Initiatives Internal Medicine - Ottumwa in Des Moines, Iowa

Mercy Clinics is seeking full-time BC/BE Physicians to join the Mercy Ottumwa Medical Clinic. The opportunities include competitive compensation, relocation allowance, 401K match, up to $200,000 student loan repayment/sign-on, and paid malpractice. J1 & H1B candidates are encouraged to apply.

Practice Details

  • Family Medicine and Internal Medicine

  • 4 Physicians, 5 APC's

  • Outpatient only

  • Equitable call

  • Local & regional access to specialists

  • M-F Clinic Schedule

  • Urgent Care opportunities

Mercy Clinics

  • Central Iowa’s largest Physician led multi-specialty clinic system, established 1983

  • 31 Primary Care clinics throughout central and southern Iowa

  • Nationally recognized as an NCQA Patient-Centered Home

  • Recipient of Acclaim Award from the Medical Group Management Association for Group Practice Quality

  • Recognized as a “National Model of Innovative Primary Care” by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Ottumwa, Iowa

  • #1 Best State 2018 – U.S. News & World Report

  • #1 Place to Live and Work – Physicians Thrive

  • #1 Best State to Practice Medicine in U.S. – WalletHub

  • Community of approximately 25,000 people

  • Top 3 employers are John Deere, Cargill, and Ottumwa Regional Health Center

  • Low cost of living

  • Outstanding educational opportunities

  • Home to Indian Hills Community College

  • Only 85 miles from the capital city, Des Moines

  • 3.5 hours from Kansas City and 5 hours from Chicago & Minneapolis

  • Learn more about the region by visiting

Mercy Clinics, central Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic system, was established in August 1983, as a subsidiary of Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines. Today, Mercy Clinics employs more than 375 physicians and allied health professionals representing over 30 specialties and subspecialties. We operate more than 50 clinics with locations in central Iowa.

At Mercy Clinics we are dedicated to helping our community members optimize their health and well-being while providing patients and families with health care experiences that surpass their expectations. We lead the way in improving quality through innovative care management and set the standard for providing high-quality care with compassion. Mercy Clinics is home to the most advanced treatments, many of which are exclusive services only offered by professionals at Mercy.


Since 2003, Mercy Clinics has been actively engaged in the development of a medical home/advanced primary care delivery system based on Wagner’s Chronic Care Model and the Six Aims for Improvement from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

In 2008, Mercy Clinics was the recipient of the American Medical Group Association’s (AMGA) Acclaim Award. This award is presented annually to one health system that “exemplifies the best quality health care in the U.S.” Mercy Clinics achieved this honor through its work in chronic care management, medical home model development and health coach implementation.

In 2013, Mercy Clinics was among 30 clinics nationwide Selected as an Exemplar Primary Care Practice by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Group Health Research Institute.

In 2015, 25 Mercy Clinics received National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships.