Internal Medicine in Beautiful Ozark Hills

Physician: Internal Medicine
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:6138
Verified Date:05/08/2023
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Progressive 66-bed hospital in South Central Missouri.
  • Physicians are among the top-earners in their field.  
  • We specialize in primary care services, so our internal medicine physician have the opportunity to manage patients of all types in the clinic and in the hospital.
  •  Our internists have a four-bed ICU and procedures such as endoscopy and stress testing available. 


Compensation Details

  • ą $200K Guaranteed Salary with Lucrative Bonus Opportunity
    ą 1/6 Call Rotation
    ą Student Loan Repayment Available
    ą $25K Sign-On Bonus & Moving Allowance
    ą EMR/PACS in Hospital & Clinics
    ą Family-Oriented Community with Excellent Schools
    ą Hospital Procedures are Optional for Physician Practice if Desired

Community Details

  • Houston is located in Texas County which is in the Ozark Heritage Region of southwestern Missouri.
  • Houston is 85 miles east of Springfield, 50 miles south of Rolla, and 35 miles southeast of Fort Leonard Wood. 
  •  A unique community, Houston and surrounding areas are equipped with the financial capabilities to help new businesses grow and stable businesses grow stronger.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Internal Medicine Salaries In Saint Louis, MO. 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.  6 beds 4 baths 2,791 sqft  Contemporary 2-story 4-6 bedroom/4 bathroom home located in quiet neighborhood. Home feature open-concept living/dining/kitchen with custom built island, oak cabinets and beautiful hardwood floors. Fully fenced backyard with beautiful shade trees, paved drive way.  This home can be yours for $229,900.

The Community.  Houston is located approximately 32 miles southeast of Fort Leonard Wood, 150 miles southwest of St. Louis and 80 miles northeast of Springfield.

The Employer.  is a not-for-profit, primary care facility located in Houston, MO.  The Hospital is a progressive hospital with an in-house MRI, PACS, EMS, centralized fetal monitoring and a full primary care service line that includes general surgery, obstetrics, physical therapy, home health, hospice and much more.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

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


Closest Major City:

  • 132 miles to Saint Louis, MO
  • 183 miles to Memphis, TN
  • 189 miles to Kansas City, MO
  • 236 miles to Tulsa, OK
  • 349 miles to Omaha, NE

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 48 miles: Waynesville, MO (TBN / KTBN) Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport
  • 106 miles: Springfield, MO (SGF / KSGF) Springfield-Branson National Airport
  • 131 miles: Branson, MO (BKG / KBBG / BBG) Branson Airport
  • 151 miles: Harrison, AR (HRO / KHRO) Boone County Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $196,161
  • City Cost of Living Index - 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 89.9

Colleges and Universities:

  • Texas County Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 231)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 45 miles; Rolla, MO; Full-time enrollment: 6,486)
  • Evangel University (about 73 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 74 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 74 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Drury University (about 74 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)



  • White alone 95.5%
  • Two or more races 1.9%
  • Hispanic 1.2%
  • American Indian alone 0.6%
  • Asian alone 0.4%
  • Black alone 0.2%


  • 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 (27%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)


  • Little League Park, Chamber Field and Carter Field
  • West Side Park
  • Emmett Kelly Park


Arts & Culture:

  • Lynch-Tweed House
  • Texas County Museum of Art
  • The Bible Museum
  • Jurassic Quest
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science


Sports for the Spectator:

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

Sports for the Participant:

  • Adults Sports & Recreation
  • Archery
  • YMCA of Greater Houston
  • Youth Sports - Basketball · Cheerleading · Flag Football · Soccer


  • Little House Gifts & More
  • Crowleys Homeworks
  • Walmart Supercenter
  • Grand Hyper shopping mall

Top Five things to do:

  1. Piney River Narrows State Natural Area
  2. Lynch-Tweed House
  3. Horseshoe Bend Natural Area
  4. Baptist Camp Access
  5. Mark Twain National Forest