Wonderful opportunity for a Child Psychiatrist in Jefferson City, MO

Physician: Psychiatry: Child
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:8941
Verified Date:05/08/2023
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Psychiatry: Child

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Wonderful opportunity for a BC/BE Child/Adolescent fellowship trained Psychiatrist to join in a fun, busy, and team oriented work environment
  • The team consists of 2 Psychiatrists, 1 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, 11 Professional Counselors and 3 support staff in an outpatient, hospital owned practice
  • Does not have inpatient psychiatric beds, so this provider would not be admitting patients
  • Our opportunity involves full time clinic hours M-F with hospital consult coverage shared with our full time Psychiatrists
  • With no call and/ or weekends, our physicians enjoy a wonderful quality of life while providing great service to our patients and community

Compensation Details

  • Sign on bonus: Negotiable
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation & CME) – 4 weeks / After 5 years – 5 weeks
  • $2,500 Yearly CME Allowance
  • Paid Medical Staff/Missouri Licensure/BNDD/DEA Dues/Fees
  • Paid Board Certification and Recertification Fees
  • Optional Employee Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Long Term Disability
  • Paid Medical Malpractice Insurance and Tail upon Departure
  • Retirement Plan : (401K with a match/ 457b and 403b)
  • Relocation: Up to $10,000.00 subject to IRS guidelines
  • 3 year salary guarantee with option to convert to production model plus Quality Bonus Incentive

Community Details

  • Great location with access to University/Colleges
  • Upon arriving in Jefferson City, visitors are captivated by the majestic Missouri River and tree lined bluffs. 
  • Jefferson Citys beauty shines not only through its natural landscape, but also through the many historic buildings and special landmarks. 
  • Aside from the many museums to explore, fine cuisine, quaint boutiques and beautiful parks are just waiting to be discovered. 
  • Jefferson City was chosen as Americas Most Beautiful Small Town! 

Recruiter Insights

More Money.  Starting Salary For an Child Psychiatrist Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared With Starting Salaries Located In Saint Louis and Kansas City, Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 30% Less In This Community Provides You With Significant Buying Power With The Opportunity To Retire Early.

The Housing Market.  With Average Home Pricing Settled At $143,346 And Where this Desirable 4,069 Square Ft. 4 Bedroom/4 Bath Home offers an open kitchen, breakfast bar, dining, family room layout with fireplace and screened porch bonuses, there is an equally impressive living area downstairs that includes a sizable family room, wet bar, game room, two generous bedrooms that opens up to the landscaped level backyard can be yours for $377,000.  

The Community.  Missouris capital city, Jefferson Citys beauty shines not only through its natural landscape, but also through the many historic buildings and special landmarks. Jefferson City (name after Thomas Jefferson) is a community of 43,079 and is located on the northern edge of the Ozark Plateau on the southern side of the Missouri River near the geographic center of the state with easy access to Kansas City, St. Louis and Springfield, MO.   

About Employer.  This organization is a 100-bed facility offering a continuum of care in-house from prenatal and maternity services to home health services. It also offers one of the few accredited rehabilitation centers in the state, and advanced cardiac and oncology services. In addition to being a full-service hospital, this organization operates an extensive clinic system, from urgent care centers to specialty physician practices. 

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
  • 263 miles: Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM) Des Moines 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

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


Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 90.8
  • City Cost of Living Index - 83.2
  • Mean Housing Cost - $187,484

Colleges and Universities:

  • There are 2 colleges within Jefferson City, which are Lincoln University and Metro Business College Jefferson City. 
  • There are 9 colleges within 50 miles of Jefferson City, including the University of Missouri Columbia.


  • White 77.2%
  • Black 19.7%
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 1.4%
  • Asian 2.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.3%
  • Hispanic 2.4%





  • State Income Tax Rate - 1.50%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4.225%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 7.725%
  • County Tax Rate - 5.725%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.89%


Major Industry:

  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)


  • Free guided tours of the Missouri State Capitol are available daily. 
  • The Capitol houses the Missouri State Museum and it sits on a limestone bluff on the south bank of the Missouri River. Located on the Capitol grounds is the large Fountain of Centaurs that was designed by sculptor Adolph A. Weinman.
  • The City of Jefferson Recreation offers sports leagues and programs year-round for both youth and adults. Tons of outdoor recreation is available as well.

Arts & Culture:

  • The Little Theatre of Jefferson City, based at Lincoln University's Richardson Auditorium, stages musicals, drama, and comedy. Four major productions are presented annually. 
  • The Stained Glass Theatre Mid-Missouri, a non-denominational Christian theatre, stages seven shows per year. 
  • The Capitol City Players presents dinner theater entertainment ranging from traditional Broadway musicals to more contemporary fare.
  • The Jefferson City Symphony offers three annual concerts at Richardson Auditorium, in cooperation with the Community Concert Association. 
  • Lincoln University's University Vocal Ensemble, Dance Group, and "Share in the Arts" series invites members of the community the enjoy its theatre, music, dance, and poetry events.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Both students and community members like to watch the Blue Devils in action during athletic activities that take place at Lincoln University. 
  • These events include women's basketball, softball, cross-country/track and field, and tennis, as well as men's basketball, baseball, cross-country/track and field, soccer, and golf. 
  • In 2005 the women's cross-country/track and field team won their third straight NCAA Division II Track and Field Championship.

Sports for the Participant:


  • Ellis Porter Riverside Park offers 60 acres on a bluff overlooking the Missouri river. The park includes a 9,500 square-foot swimming pool, ball playing areas including a basketball court and three lighted handball/racquetball courts, trails, and an outdoor amphitheater.
  • Binder Park, with 644 acres, is the city's largest park. It provides a 155-acre lake for fishing, a boat launch ramp, a campground, lighted softball fields, and two sand volleyball courts.
  • Oak Hills Golf Center/Hough Park complex has an 8-acre lake with a boat launching area and an 18-hole golf course. 
  • Other parks in the city offer a variety of facilities including trails, horseshoe pits, ball fields, and an ice arena.
  • Public and private golf courses in the area include Eagle Knoll, Railwood Golf Club, Turkey Creek Golf Center (public); and Jefferson City Country Club and Meadow Lake Acres Country Club (private).
  • South of Jefferson City, the Lake of the Ozarks State park offers more than 17,000 acres of camping, hiking, swimming, and boating facilities



  • High Street is the focal point of downtown shopping, with restaurants and galleries tucked among the brick-fronted shops. 
  • Shoppers may also browse at the Capital Mall, which offers dozens of stores, three department storesDillard's, Sears, and JCPenneyand a multiscreen cinema.
  • Other local shopping areas include the Southside area, the Eastend with its many quaint shops, and the Westend area, which has more than 30 restaurants concentrated along Missouri Boulevard.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Missouri State Penitentiary
  2. Missouri State Capitol
  3. Runge Conservation Nature Cente
  4. Governor's Mansion
  5. Lewis and Clark Monument Trailhead