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Making communities healthier is the goal of the Ottumwa Regional Health Center team, a close-knit family of expert staff with access to the healthcare industry’s latest technologies. We are proud to have earned the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Chest Pain Center Accreditation, as well as the Center of Distinction Award for wound care. 

Located in Ottumwa, Iowa, Ottumwa Regional is so much more than a workplace, it’s home. Amongst a backdrop of beautiful parks and trails—and the picturesque Des Moines River—our care providers choose to grow their careers here alongside raising families and pursuing diverse interests throughout the community.

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Why Work at Ottumwa Regional

The heart of our care begins with our committed staff. Ottumwa Regional Health Center has career pathways for new and experienced medical professionals. We value, respect, and reward the contributions of our team and support them in building fulfilling careers that honor a healthy work-life balance.

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A Note from Our CEO

"Creating a safe and welcoming workplace for our employees to best care for our patients is what I strive toward every day. I am honored to serve the community of Ottumwa and look forward to meeting you and your family as we reshape the future of community healthcare every day."

William Kiefer, DNP, MBA, RN, ACHE, is the chief executive officer of Ottumwa Regional Health Center. He has held leadership and clinical positions and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a National Rural Health Association (NRHA) Healthcare Fellow, and an active member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

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Pride in our people

  • NEWRN market-adjusted pay structure, featuring a sign-on bonus of up to $35,000 for qualified candidates
  • Sign-on bonuses available for clinical techs, LPNs, and other non-nursing positions
  • Competitive pay, flexible shifts, and paid time off (PTO)
  • Expansive benefits package including tuition reimbursement and retirement savings plan
  • Leadership development and growth opportunities

What I love most about Ottumwa Regional is that the staff is friendly and helpful. I love how it feels like a team here.

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This job isn't just work; it's a passion, and I am grateful for the opportunity at Ottumwa Regional.

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    125+ years

    serving southern Iowa and northern Missouri

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    patient-centered employees

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  • $19M

    economic impact in 2022

Great care lives here.

For more than 125 years, Ottumwa Regional Health Center has provided high-quality medical care to patients in southern Iowa and northern Missouri. Our comprehensive medical services range from emergency medicine, medical/surgical, and pediatrics, as well as specialty care including cardiac catheterization, diagnostic and therapeutic radiology, pain, wound, and pathology. 

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Ottumwa Regional Health Center  
1011 Pennsylvania Avenue
Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

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