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ER Physician for Fort Madison, Iowa (Locum)

Company: Wapiti Medical Staffing
Location: Fort Madison
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Emergency Medicine opening in Fort Madison, Iowa. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe

Wapiti Medical Staffing is seeking a physician (MD or DO) for Emergency Department coverage in Fort Madison, located in southeast Iowa near the Illinois and Missouri borders.

Wapiti covers malpractice insurance, offers flexible scheduling, and provides travel assistance for locum assignments. Bring us your skills, experience, and passion. We'll take care of the rest.


  • Physician (MD or DO) for PRN locum tenens ER coverage
  • 12 hour shifts; main need right now is night shifts (8p-8a), with some day shifts possible
  • APP double coverage from 10a-10 p
  • Annual volume: 17K annual ED volume
  • EMR: Cerner/Medtech
  • Typical timeline for credentialing 6-8 weeks.


    • Iowa medical license and DEA/CSA
    • Must be board certified; will accept board eligible but must be board certified within five years. Accepted boards include Emergency Medicine (EM), Family Medicine (FM), Internal Medicine (IM). American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS) not accepted.
    • Residents are not accepted at this facility at this time
    • Required life support certifications include ATLS, ACLS, and PALS (waived for ABEM/AOBEM physicians); must be AHA approved course
    • Mandatory Reporters Training of dependent adult & child abuse (MRT) required
    • Covid/Flu vaccinations required; exemptions may be requested


      The city of Fort Madison (population 11, 000) is located along the Mississippi River in the southeast corner of Iowa. Fort Madison is situated between small bluffs and one of the widest portions of the river. It was established around the site of the historic Fort Madison (1808–1813), which was the first permanent U.S. military fortification on the Upper Mississippi. Fort Madison was the site of Black Hawk's first battle against U.S. troops, the only real War of 1812 battle fought west of the Mississippi. It was also the location of the first U.S. military cemetery in the upper Midwest.

      This historic community is home to 18 different National Park Historic Places. Offering epic festivals and parties, such as Riverfest & The Tri-State Rodeo, Fort Madison also hosts wine walks, scenic byways & artisans. Locals and visitors alike can enjoy local bands at establishments like Sidelines & Vinnie's & they can stop to enjoy themselves at the Agritourism sites along Highway 2. Come eat, play & stay here in Fort Madison, the place where Iowa first began. Learn more at

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Keywords: Wapiti Medical Staffing, Davenport , ER Physician for Fort Madison, Iowa (Locum), Healthcare , Fort Madison, Iowa

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