Gynecology - Oncology opportunity to earn in the 90th%tile in Missouri

Physician: Gynecological Oncology
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:9292
Verified Date:09/14/2021
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Gynecological Oncology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC Gynecologist-Oncologist to join an expert team for cancer care.
  • Opportunity is resulting from retirement.  If desired, this physician will stay on to help transition the practice and offer mentorship.  
  • Due to the the successful practice, this organization is seeking a Gynecology Oncologist who seeks to inherit one of the most successful practices in the US or secure two Gynecology Oncology candidates who seek a work life balance.  
  • Strong Robotic Program with both an XI and SI.
  • Take own call during the week and 1:4 on the weekends.
  • 50% inpatient; 50% outpatient
  • Typical day includes, Hospital Rounds in the am, clinic from 9:00 AM to 2:45 PM; Surgery and Chemo Orders in the afternoon. 
  • See 15 to 20 patients daily
  • Patients benefit from weekly multi-disciplinary cancer conferences where the physicians provide evidenced-based treatment plans.
  • The individual will join a well-established department with one physician, two nurse practitioners with an experienced support staff.
  • This comprehensive center includes, Infusion services, Radiation services, Pharmacy and a sky bridge to the hospital.
  • The individual will join a well-established department with one physician, two nurse practitioners with an experienced support staff. 
  • Accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a comprehensive community cancer program.
  • The team includes: Board Certified, fellowship trained physicians specializing in all phases of cancer diagnosis and treatment. Experienced specialists in Medical Oncology, Hematology, Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Neurosurgery and Colorectal Surgery provide coordinated care. Also, Certified oncology nursing staff, certified genetic counselors and patient advocates.

About Employer:

The department services only one hospital - one of the leading Integrated Healthcare Systems in the Midwest.  This health system includes five hospitals with more than 80 clinics and 200 primary care physicians serving 24 counties. 


Compensation Details

  • Generous Guaranteed Salary with competitive production plan
  • Sign on bonus
  • Possible Residency Stipend for 2020 Fellow
  • 401k plan with Matching – Employer will match $2 for each dollar you contribute with an opportunity to contribute the IRS limit.  For 2019, the IRS limit is $55,500.
  • Full benefits including health, life, malpractice, lucrative retirement plan and investment opportunities available.   
  • Relocation assistance
  • And much more!  

Community Details

  • Springfield, Missouri is the 3rd largest community in Missouri with a metro population of 440,000.
  • Living in Springfield is easy. Our great schools, entertainment and cultural options, and low cost of living make this a great place to grow your career and raise a family.
  • A diverse and healthy economy with low unemployment and cost of living that is considerably below the national average.
  • Recently selected as one of the “50 best cities in America to live and play” by National Geographic Magazine.
  • Nationally ranked golf courses, and endless rivers, lakes and streams provide excellent recreational opportunities for the entire family.

Recruiter Insights

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate is…


A Practicing Gynecology Oncology Candidate Who Desires To Inherit One Of The Most Successful Practice In The US


Two Gynecology Oncology Candidates (practicing and/or fellows) Who Are Seeking A Work Life Balance. 

  • Scenario 1:  Two colleagues who desire to work together
  • Scenario 2:  Two physicians who are recruited separately.

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.  Missouri's 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 and just 45 minutes away (Branson, MO), golf at one of the world's award-winning courses connected with the greatest names in golf awaits: Fazio. Nicklaus. Palmer. Even Payne Stewart. You’ll find mountain and valley layouts that offer a variety of playing experiences, suited for every level of play. 
  • 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 spans over 1.2 million square feet of space and housing over 150 fine stores and restaurants. Battlefield Mall is Southwest Missouri’s most popular retail destination, meeting every style and taste. A plethora of amenities, including, a state of the art children’s play area, 3 beauty salons, continually serve a wide range of shopper delights.
  • 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