About the Organization
Great River Health Systems is a regional integrated health-care system that includes Great River Medical Center, Fort Madison Community Hospital, retail pharmacies, retail medical equipment and supplies providers, and physician clinics in Fort Madison, Keokuk, Mediapolis, Mount Pleasant, Wapello, West Burlington and West Point, IA. Great River Medical Center is a 378-bed regional medical center offering acute and intermediate care to residents of southeast Iowa, west-central Illinois and northeast Missouri. The hospital offers comprehensive medical and extensive surgical services. Great River Medical Center annually admits more than 6,500 patients and logs more than 190,000 outpatient visits. The hospitals new 160-bed Klein Center offers long-term and skilled care on the hospitals campus. The Cancer Center, which provides medical and radiation therapy services for the treatment of various forms of cancer and blood diseases, offers the latest three-dimensional treatment-planning computer technology available in only a few health-care centers in the state. The new Wellness Plaza is home to one of the states premier rehabilitation and fitness programs. More than 120 physicians and 1,900 employees share Great River Health Systems commitment to excellence in patient care and community service.
About the Community
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.