OB/GYN opportunity with great integrated system in beautiful lake community - Missouri

Physician: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:10915
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No Response
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Obstetrics & Gynecology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking an experienced, board-certified OB/GYN physician to join our team in Missouri. Our rural health facility team includes Family Medicine and Obstetrics physicians and OB/GYNs.
  • The clinic is in a beautiful new facility, which is attached to the hospital for ease of accessibility.
  • The facility has hyfrecators and colposcopes available, and is planning to add a Butterfly US unit soon.
  • Current procedures include LEEP, colposcopy, endometrial biopsy, gynecological skin biopsy, pessary fittings, IUD and implanted contraceptive placement. The labor and delivery unit has its own surgical suite for C-sections. .
  • 200-260 average deliveries annually.
  • Call is 1-3 with goal of adding additional (maybe 1:5 in future)

Compensation Details

  • Guaranteed Salary $350,000-$375,000.
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Relocation allowance up to $10K
  • Sign on bonus $50K
  • CME allowance $5K
  • Loan Repayment and more...

Community Details

  • Monett is located approximately 40 miles southwest of Springfield in the beautiful undulating Ozark Hills.

  • The hospital, a 25-bed rural hospital, is in close proximity, and provides services for two counties, more than 80,000 people and more than 15 referring physicians. This rural opportunity receives strong ancillary medical support from hospital in Springfield.

  • Monett is home to several nationally and internationally known companies in the industries of computer software, food packing and manufacturing playground equipment and windows.

  • The area is easily accessible to a number of major lakes, and outdoor activities are abundant.

Recruiter Insights

Higher Starting Salary.  Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $75,000 More Compared With Starting Salaries For Comparable Opportunities Located In And Surrounding Suburbs Of Kansas City and St. Louis, Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 25% Less In This Community Provides You With Significant Buying Power With The Opportunity To build your dream home, pay down your student loans and Retire Early.

Greater Income Potential.   The Income Potential Is Greater Than Most With The Opportunity To Earn In The Top 75th%Tile In The US. 

Housing Market.  With Average Home Pricing Settled At $172,712 And Where A Desirable 3542 Square Ft. 4 Bedroom/4 Bath Home Sold For $326,000 Building A Quality Of Life With Substantial Savings Is Easy.

The Community.  The Community Is Welcoming To New Members And Offers A Series Of Fun Events Throughout The Year For Family Members And Getting To Know One Another. 

About Employer.  Missouris first hospital system accredited by DNV-GL Healthcare for quality and patient safety. All five hospitals, as well as our outpatient centers and provider-based clinics hold this national distinction from DNVs accreditation program, the National Integrated Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. We are the only local health system named five times to U.S. News & World Reports Best Regional Hospitals list, and we are recognized by CareChex as among the Top 10 percent of U.S. hospitals for medical excellence and patient safety in overall medical care.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 192 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport
  • 219 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
  • 296 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 148 miles to Kansas City, MO
  • 165 miles to Tulsa, OK
  • 197 miles to Saint Louis, MO
  • 225 miles to Wichita, KS
  • 229 miles to Memphis, TN
  • 262 miles to Oklahoma City, OK

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 9 miles: Springfield, MO (SGF / KSGF) Springfield-Branson National Airport
  • 56 miles: Branson, MO (BKG / KBBG / BBG) Branson Airport
  • 73 miles: Joplin, MO (JLN / KJLN) Joplin Regional Airport
  • 74 miles: Harrison, AR (HRO / KHRO) Boone County Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 89.2
  • City Cost of Living Index - 83.5
  • Mean Housing Cost- $172,712

Colleges and Universities:

  • Missouri State University-Springfield (Full-time enrollment: 16,660; Located in Springfield, MO)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (FT enrollment: 10,356; Located in Springfield, MO)
  • Drury University (FT enrollment: 3,902; Located in Sprinfield, MO)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 29 miles; Bolivar, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,783)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 66 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)


  • White 85.2% 
  • Black 4.6% 
  • American Indian and Alaska Native 0.5%
  • Asian 2.7%
  • Hispanic 4.3%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 5%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4.225 %
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 2.2%
  • County Sales Tax Rate - 1.25%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.91%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)


  • Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, hosts special events, classes and exhibits all year. The Botanical Center is home to the MU Extension, Friends of the Garden, Greene County Master Gardeners and Springfield-Greene County Park Board botanical staff.
  • Springfield has 72 miles of greenways, and 81 miles of on-street bike routes! 

Arts & Culture:

  • A principal venue for the performing arts in Springfield is the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. A variety of cultural events are staged there, including touring Broadway productions and performances by the symphony.
  • The Springfield Symphony Orchestra and the Little Theater are the city's two oldest cultural organizations, with beginnings in 1934. Among the city's other performance arts institutions are the Springfield Regional Opera (performing at the 1909 Landers Theater, a historic landmark) and the Springfield Ballet.
  • Southwest Missouri State University offers a summer series at its Tent Theater. Within the area, more than 20 music theaters like the Roy Clark Celebrity Theater and the Ray Price Show entertain country-music lovers.
  • The Shepherd of the Hills is an outdoor theater in Branson that attracts a large audience each season with its stories on Ozark mountain families.
  • Numerous local museums and other historic points of interest increase cultural awareness in the Springfield area. The Air and Military Museum of the Ozarks houses more than 5,000 pieces of military history. Nearby Mansfield is home to the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum.
  • The Springfield Art Museum is the permanent home for some 8,895 art objects representing thousands of years of culture. Special collections include 19th, 20th, and 21st century American paintings, watercolor, sculpture and prints. 
  • The City of Springfield's Sidewalk Poetry project incorporates poetry into the urban landscape. The poems, all provided by Ozarks poets and stamped into sidewalks at Missouri State University's Brick City, were chosen by a panel of MSU faculty and students, City staff and local artists, writers and poets. 

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The minor league baseball team the Springfield Cardinals play in Hammons Field, a multimillion baseball park that opened in 2004.
  • Six local colleges and universities field a variety of teams in intercollegiate sports competition.
  • The Drury Panthers and the Southwest Missouri State University Bears basketball teams frequently compete in national tournament play, as do the Lady Bears.
  • The Springfield Lasers, a professional team, compete at the Cooper Tennis Complex.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Aquatics, Archery, Baseball, Equestrian, Figure Skating, Flag Football, Golf, Hockey,Skateboarding, Soccer, Softball,Tennis,Volleyball, and Ultimate Frisbee are offered.
  • Some 50 city parks are located throughout Springfield.
  • Nearby is the Mark Twain National Forest and Mincy Wildlife area.
  • A number of freshwater lakes close to Springfield provide opportunities for fishing, swimming, boating, and water skiing.
  • For the golfer Springfield offers three municipal courses.
  • The city maintains more than 50 tennis courts and 6 city pools. A variety of sports programs are sponsored by the city.
  • Skiing in the Ozark Mountains is possible year-round.


  • Battlefield Mall, one of the state's largest shopping malls, with 170 shops and 4 anchor department stores, is located in Springfield.
  • A popular shopping district is a nineteenth-century village consisting of renovated buildings with shops offering quilts, crafts, and folk art.
  • An antique mall and flea market houses more than 70 dealers in a three-story building, the largest such enterprise in the Ozarks. This antique mart sells everything from comic books and baseball cards to antique coins, dolls, toys, jewelry, furniture, and furnishings. A large reproduction shop is also on the premises. Nearby Silver Dollar City features products made by resident craftsmen using nineteenth-century skills.
  • Bass Pro Shops, billing itself as the world's largest sporting goods store, is located in Springfield and specializes in equipment for anglers, hunters, and others. This unusual shop sports a two-story log cabin with water wheel, a four-story waterfall, fresh water and salt water aquariums, and daily fish feedings by divers, as well as a 300,000-square-foot showroom and a NASCAR shop.
  • The more than 600 restaurants in Springfield specialize in a variety of cuisines that include authentic ethnic foods and Southern cooking.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park 
  2. Springfield Cardinals 
  3. Fantastic Caverns 
  4. Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium 
  5. Springfield Conservation Nature Center