Orthopedic Surgery Opportunity in Mid-Missouri

Physician: Orthopedic Surgery: General
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:10524
Verified Date:05/08/2023
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Practice Type: Employed
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Permanent: Full time Orthopedic Surgery: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Continued expansion and patient demand have created this need
  • Practice will encompass mix of shoulder, hip & knee with opportunity to build in sub-specialty interest
  • EPIC EMR utilized
  • Excellent onboarding process
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Call coverage with work/life balance
  • Full-time opportunity
  • Fully integrated system with clinic and hospital on Epic EMR to improve care coordination
  • Rewarding mix between outpatient, inpatient, and surgery all under one roof

Compensation Details

  • Two-year guarantee salary
  • wRVU productivity
  • Comprehensive benefits

Community Details

  • Jefferson City is the state capitol and offers excellent schools, ample housing options and a very stable economy as the home of the state's capital. 
  • It is a wonderful place to raise a family. 
  • Jefferson City offers a safe and friendly community with a diverse employer base, low cost of living, and brief commute times. 
  • Jefferson City was recently named the "Most Beautiful Small Town in America" by Rand McNally.
  • It is located within 30 minutes of Columbia, Missouri and 2 hours of St. Louis and Kansas City.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared to Starting Salaries in Saint Louis. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market.  5 beds 3 baths 3,810 sqft SEVEN...YES, SEVEN!!...fantastic garage bays accompany this beautifully designed, well-loved rancher in desirable School District. Soaring cathedral ceiling, cozy gas fireplace and transom windows pouring with natural light welcome all guests to this fantastic home. This home can be yours for $395,000

The Community.  Upon arriving in Jefferson City, visitors are captivated by the majestic Missouri River and tree lined bluffs. Missouri's capital city, Jefferson City's beauty shines not only through its natural landscape, but also through the many historic buildings and special landmarks. Come see for yourself why Jefferson City was chosen as 'America's Most Beautiful Small Town!'

The Employer.  Our clinic in Jefferson City is part of a network of seven primary care clinics on the Epic electronic health record system.  A 150+ bed, full-service hospital that relocated to a new state-of-the-art facility in November 2014. It has extensive cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgery capabilities, a nationally-accredited chest pain center, a wound healing center, a nationally-certified sleep diagnostic center, an ultra-modern birthing center with state-of-the-art technology, and an oncology center.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 120 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
  • 176 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport


Closest Major City:

  • 107 miles to Saint Louis, MO
  • 135 miles to Kansas City, MO
  • 263 miles to Memphis, TN
  • 266 miles to Tulsa, OK
  • 275 miles to Omaha, NE

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 23 miles: Columbia, MO (COU / KCOU) Columbia Regional Airport
  • 79 miles: Waynesville, MO (TBN / KTBN) Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport
  • 115 miles: Kirksville, MO (IRK / KIRK) Kirksville Regional Airport
  • 120 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
  • 133 miles: Quincy, IL (UIN / KUIN) Quincy Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $177,198
  • City Cost of Living Index - 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 89.9

Colleges and Universities:

  • Lincoln University (Full-time enrollment: 2,348)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 27 miles; Columbia, MO; Full-time enrollment: 29,599)
  • Columbia College (about 28 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 49 miles; Rolla, MO; FT enrollment: 6,486)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 61 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • East Central College (about 67 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 85 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 9,952)


  • White 72.9%
  • Black 17.7%
  • Hispanic 2.9%
  • Two or more races 2.6%
  • Asian alone 2.0%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.75%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4.23%
  • County Tax Rate - 3.58%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.91%

Major Industry:

  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)


  • City of Jefferson Parks, Recreation and Forestry
  • North Jefferson City Recreation Area
  • Shikles Recreation Center
  • Wilsons Serenity Point


Arts & Culture:

  • Capital Arts
  • Jefferson City Museum of Modern Art
  • Jefferson City Symphony
  • Miller Performing Arts Center

Sports for the Spectator:

  • St. Louis Cardinals baseball
  • St. Louis Blues ice hockey
  • St. Louis Stampede football

Sports for the Participant:

  • Jefferson City Jays High School Team
  • Flag football, swim teams, softball, golf, etc
  • YMCA


  • Kohl's Jefferson City
  • Sears
  • Capital Mall
  • Target

Top Five things to do:

  1. Missouri State Capitol
  2. Capitol Mall
  3. Missouri Governor's Mansion
  4. Cathedral of Saint Joseph
  5. Jefferson City National Cemetery