Fort Madison Community Hospital


FMCH is a not for profit rural health care organization that consists of a multi-specialty clinic and hospital services. The 472 FMCH employees are dedicated to their mission to advance the health and well-being of all people through compassionate, quality care, education and community service. The sense of teamwork is prevalent throughout the organization with high standards of care and behavior driving performance. FMCH has been named a Top Workplace in Iowa for the past five years. Governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees, our leadership team is actively engaged, inviting open communication and support. Birthing over 400 babies each year, we care for all members of our community from newborn to geriatrics. The hospital provides fifty private Inpatient rooms; themed Birthplace labor and delivery rooms; a 24 hour, seven day a week physician staffed Emergency Department, Surgical Services and a Special Care Unit. Providing continuity of care and complete ancillary support services including advanced Radiology services, full Laboratory services, a 23,000 square foot Outpatient Rehabilitation Services Center and Home Health Care Services. The FMP&S Clinic employs over 24 health care providers committed to primary care and beyond including: Family Practice, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Psychiatry, and Obstetrics/Gynecology. Visiting specialists also play an important role in the care provided at FMCH and includes: Urology, Cardiology, Otolaryngology, Dermatology, Pulmonology, and Oncology. FMCH will provide you the opportunity to enjoy the freedom, support and resources to provide the very best care to your patients.


Top Workplace in Iowa 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
100 Great Community Hospital 2015, 2016, 2017
iVantage Health Analytics Top 100 Rural Hospital 2015, 2016
CMS 5 Star – 2015; 4 Star 2016, 2017
Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care – BCBS – 2016
Most Wired – 2012-2017

Area Attractions

Fort Madison, Iowa is located in the southeastern corner of Iowa on the Mississippi River. With a population of 11,000, Fort Madison is one of two county seats in Lee County with a total population of 35,000. Settled around 1808 the town still exemplifies a strong historical community spirit. It offers a small-town “rurban” life with the amenities of national shopping chains nearby. Many large Fortune 500 employers keep the economy diverse and vibrant. The city is a stop for Amtrak’s Southwest Chief on its route from Chicago to Los Angeles with daily trips to Chicago. Local education offers excellent, public and private, grade school and high school options and a local community college, Southeastern Community College, while being only 90 minutes from the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Many parks, trails, riverfront and forests surround the region with many options for fishing for trout and gamefish, as well as, excellent hunting opportunities for pheasant, duck, turkey and white-tailed deer. Fort Madison is famous for the nationally recognized Tri-State Rodeo, and every weekend throughout the summer you will find a festival or outdoor activity to keep you busy. Community websites include: www.fortmadison.com, www.fortmadison-ia.com and www.leecounty.org.