Genesis Health


Who We Are

At Genesis, the Quad Cities' very own health care system, we never settle. Our vision is to become a national leader in health care quality and safety, recognized by all as the best place in the region to receive care... practice medicine... and work! Values and mission statements can seem to be only commendable goals until they are given life when placed in extraordinary hands and hearts. When your career is with Genesis, no matter who you are or what your title is, what you do here will affect lives and the community you live in. If you want to make a difference and are passionate about what you do, consider Genesis for future employment and a rewarding career!

Our Mission

Genesis Health System exists to provide compassionate, quality health services to all those in need.

Our Vision

Genesis will be a national leader in health care quality and safety, recognized by all as the best place in the region to receive care...practice medicine...and work.

Our Values

Genesis Health System realizes and is committed to the mission and vision through:

Integrity: We are honest, open in our communications, and consistent in doing what we say we will do.

Compassion: We provide a caring response to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of all.

Safety: We practice safety behaviors and error prevention techniques to ensure the safety of our patients, visitors and co-workers.

Accountability: We accept individual and collective responsibility for everything we do.

Respect: We recognize the dignity and worth of the individual, acknowledging the diversity of needs, experiences and talents of each person.

Excellence: We strive to achieve the best in everything we do.

Who we serve

The region served by Genesis Health System includes Davenport and Bettendorf (in Iowa) and Rock Island, Moline and East Moline (in Illinois). These cities are the center of the Quad City Metropolitan Area, which has an estimated population of 379,690.

Genesis Health System is one of the region's largest employers, with nearly 4,700 employees. Genesis Health System is the largest employer in Scott County, Iowa.


For 140 years, Genesis Health System has practiced the art of healing by being a crossroads for technology and compassionate care. Here are some highlights of state and national recognition of Genesis Health System, 2015.

Genesis Health System Earns Iowa Gold Achievment

Genesis Health System has become the first Iowa health system to earn a Gold Achievement, the highest level of recognition from the Iowa Recognition for Performance Excellence.

Genesis Health System, which had previously earned Bronze and Silver recognition, is one of just three health care organizations to earn Gold Achievement since the Iowa Recognition for Performance Excellence began recognition of  performance excellence in Iowa organizations in 2000.

Only six Iowa organizations have earned the Gold Achievement level in the history of the state awards.

Genesis Medical Center Named One of the Nation's Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

For the second time since 2011, Genesis Medical Center, Davenport has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics based on outstanding outcomes and efficiency.

U.S. News Ranks Genesis Medical Center, Davenport "High Performing" in Seven Specialities

Genesis Medical Center, Davenport has been ranked as "high-performing"  in seven medical specialties and ranked No. 2 overall among Iowa hospitals in U.S. News Media & World Report’s 2014-15  Best Hospitals rankings.

Genesis Medical Center, Davenport was recognized as “high performing’’ in diabetes and endocrinology; gastroenterology and GI surgery; geriatrics; nephrology; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopedics; and, pulmonology. 

Genesis Hospitals Awarded Highest Grades In Quad Cities For Patient Safety By Hospital Safety Score

Genesis Medical Center, Davenport and Genesis Medical Center, Silvis have each been awarded “A” grades, the top safety grades in the Quad Cities, from Hospital Safety Score.

Area Attractions

Quad Cities Information

Davenport & Bettendorf, Iowa and Moline & Rock Island, Illinois - on both sides of the beautiful Mississippi River, make up the Quad Cities. There are also numerous small communities in the surrounding area. Combined, they provide the benefits of living in a big city, while maintaining a small town atmosphere. The Quad Cities area has a population of 400,000 people and Genesis Health System serves a total regional area of 700,000. We are 3 hours from downtown Chicago and about 55 minutes east of the University of Iowa.  The area is noted for an extremely reasonable cost of living while offering plenty of lifestyle options. The Quad Cities are located just off Interstate 80, and are conveniently served by the Quad City International Airport in Moline.


The Quad Cities public schools are statistically among the highest in the nation and parochial schools are plentiful. The area also offers three four year institutions, the many schools of the University of Iowa, and many technical schools.

Culture and Recreation

A dozen museums and galleries and a score of performing arts organizations, including a professional symphony are available. A new, ten thousand seat civic center plays host to the country's biggest entertainers. One can choose from a diverse menu of festivals and special events, from the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival, to the annual Civil War Muster. Riverboat casinos are the choice for some. Baseball and hockey teams satisfy the sports fan. For the more proactive, there is an organization, facility, or space for nearly every imaginable sport.

Please visit www.genesishealth.com and www.quadcities.com to learn more!