Job Listing Details

Mission Leader

Facility: MercyOne North Iowa & Northeast Iowa
State: Mason City & Waterloo, Iowa
Contact Name: Lisa Baltierra
Contact Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist
Contact Phone: (641) 428-7839
Contact Email:

Job Description:


  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials
  • Benefit Package (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan) for positions 16 hours per week or greater
  • Educational assistance
  • Success Sharing - a bonus when the organization meets its goals

About The Job
The Local Mission Leader provides executive leadership as part of the local leadership team, ensuring the successful integration, assessment and on-going development of mission in all of the ministries' activities, decisions and strategies.  The Local Mission Leader is responsible for the implementation of Mission activities, in alignment with System-level Mission Integration strategies, including formation for all colleagues, ethics and implementation of Promoting Catholic Identity.  In addition, the Local Mission Leader collaborates with the Spiritual Care Manager to ensure the full integration of chaplaincy within the ministry.
The Local Mission Leader has reporting relationships to both the Mission Strategy Partner in the Administrative Service Area and the local ministry President(s) and Administrator(s).  

What We Are Looking For
Must possess an in-depth knowledge of Catholic theology and ethics particularly as applied to Catholic health care and as normally obtained through a Master's degree in theology or a related field. 

Must have experience in nurturing the Catholic identity of an organization through understanding and applying Catholic social teachings.  

At least 3 years of clinical practice or ministerial experience in health care preferred.

Must have proven successful management and/or educational experience in an institutional setting.

Must demonstrate skill and experience in strategic thinking, program/project management, process improvement and organizational/change management. 

Experience in health care setting preferred.

Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment including the ability to establish and maintain interdisciplinary relationships in a complex matrixed organization.

Must possess effective communications skills with the ability to relate well to individual persons and to make public presentations.   Must have demonstrated listening skills. 

Must evidence a working knowledge of the connections among spirituality, meaning and work as well as an appreciation of the process of religious formation and a respect for diversity of religious beliefs and culture.

Must possess a personal presence characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the mission, vision and values of Trinity Health.


All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical, drug screen and post offer exam.

EEO Employer F/M/Veteran/Disabled

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), VEVRAA, and Section 503, should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, please call Human Resources at (641) 428-7287 or email us at