Mercy Medical Center

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Mercy Medical Center was founded more than 100 years ago by the Sisters of Mercy in Cedar Rapids. Iowa.  Mercy is ranked among the best hospitals in the U.S. by the 2013 Carechex Medical Rating System, including #1 in the state of Iowa and top 100 in the country for Overall Medical Care, Joint Replacement and Majoy Orthopedic Surgeries.  Mercy is proud to have been named a Truven Top 100 Hospital by leading the way in patient safety, outcomes and quality care.  That is what we call the 'The Mercy Touch'.

Living in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • Cedar Rapids consistently ranks among the nation's best places to live and work and offers the opportunity to balance your family and personal lives.
  • US News and Report ranked Cedar Rapids Metro as one of America's 10 Best Places to Grow Up given its low crime rate, low cost of living, low housing prices and comprehensive healthcare
  • Metro population 260,800 (city 175,000).
  • Major industries: healthcare, technology, telecommunications, manufacturing and insurance. 
  • Unemployment rate: 5.5%
  • Cost of living: 4.4% below national average. 
  • 25 minutes from the University of Iowa, 4 hours from Chicago, 5 hours from Minneapolis, Kansas City and St. Louis.
  • Iowa has one of the finest education systems in America, while US News consistently ranks Cedar Rapids schools among the best in the nation.
  • Great recreational facilities, sporting events, arts and cultural events as well as festivals that feature music, film and the arts. Additionally, Cedar Rapids is home to several golf courses, tennis courts, country clubs, parks, trail systems, as well as lakes, rivers and streams which allow water sports, camping, hiking and hunting.