Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa is offering up to $5,000 to anyone who refers a qualified physician that is then hired to practice in Mercy Health Network – North Iowa.
Iowa, as well as the entire nation, is experiencing physician shortages. Mercy is being creative in recruitment strategies to maintain the high level of access to quality health care available to area residents – the Physician Referral Reward program is just one way.
The Physician Referral Program expands on one of the organizations’ programs, that up until now, has been offered only to Mercy associates. The total reward for a qualified referral is $5,000. When the referred candidate has been hired, the person submitting the referral is paid the reward according to the following schedule:
The procedure to refer a physician is:
There are many physician opportunities that are eligible to be included in this program. Physicians currently in Mercy Health Network – North Iowa and physicians previously sourced by the Physician Recruitment Department are not qualified referrals.
Mercy Health Network – North Iowa is a consortium of nine hospitals and 44 clinics sponsored by Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa (MMC-NI).