204 N 4th Ave E, Newton, IA 50208
Skiff Medical Center is a fully owned hospital of Mercy Medical Center -- Des Moines and a member of Mercy Health Network. standalone, not-for-profit organization. It is located in the city of Newton, Iowa, county seat of Jasper County. Positioned on Interstate 80, the nation's only east/west transcontinental interstate highway, Newton is about 30 miles east of the Des Moines metropolitan area, which has a population in excess of 400,000.
Skiff has a well-deserved reputation for bucking the trend of diminished health care in rural America by enhancing the quantity and quality of its services during the last two decades. This has been accomplished by expanding, remodeling and providing technological improvements to its physical facilities and by adding new physicians. Skiff employees and local doctors are known for their highly productive “Iowa work ethic,” emphasis on compassion and quality patient service, and loyalty to Skiff and the community.
Skiff's main campus in Newton has 48 beds and about 200,000 square feet of space. Attached to the hospital is a 50,000-square-foot medical office building containing local physician practices and the hospital's physical medicine and rehabilitation center.
With well over 300 employees, Skiff is one of the largest employers in Jasper County, along with the local school system and the county government.
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Skiff Medical Center is proud to offer you a full spectrum of services, from family health services and primary care to surgery to the skilled care provided by the visiting physicians in the Skiff Specialty Clinic. To learn more about our comprehensive health services for Newton, Jasper County and the Des Moines area, click the links below or in the left-hand navigation.