Endocrinology Opening with an excellent quality of life in a progressive, medium-size town offering big-city amenities in Missouri

Physician: Endocrinology
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:9660
Verified Date:09/14/2021
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No Response
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Endocrinology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC physician to share office space with (2) BC Endocrinologists
  • Join a busy practice
  • Maintain an excellent work/life balance with Monday through Friday schedule and no call
  • Hospital employed position
  • Ultrasound, lab and diabetes education available in-house in Clinic Setting
  • In-house Hospitalist and Intensivist program
  • Integrated Health System delivery with more than 180 employed physicians in 60+ specialties
  • Teaching opportunities available 

Compensation Details

  • Strong Compensation package
  • Resident stipend
  • Signing bonus
  • Offers an excellent benefits package including paid relocation, paid malpractice and tail coverage, paid long-term disability plan, paid term life insurance and annual CME allowance.

Community Details

  • Appreciate an excellent quality of life in Joplin, Missouri, a progressive, medium-size town offering big-city amenities
  • A low cost of living and strong local economy
  • Beautiful neighborhoods located within a five-minute drive from hospital and clinic
  • Delight in arts and culture with arts festivals, public murals and local theaters
  • Enjoy an active lifestyle with activities including golf, tennis, running, and hiking
  • Easy access to nearby streams and lakes for fishing, kayaking and boating
  • Family-oriented communities with great public, private and parochial schools, several colleges and a university
  • Joplin is proud to be the home of the KCU-Joplin Medical School campus

Recruiter Insights

Compensation: The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Endocrinology Salaries In St. Louis, MO. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The St. Louis area, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build your Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market: This 5 bd 6 ba 5,300 sqft Stately home in highly sought-after Sunset Ridge subdivision. 5,300 square feet with 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths, full finished basement with tons of storage and second kitchen sitting on a 1 1/2 acre lot! Freshly updated throughout, new hardwood floors on entire main level, new carpet, new tile, new granite, new built-in cabinets, newly remodeled kitchen with new appliances and a new roof! This beautiful, immaculate move-in ready home has plenty of room to spread out and host those socially distanced family gatherings! Room sizes, square footage and lot size are approximate. This home can be yours for $479,000.

The Community: Appreciate an excellent quality of life in Joplin, Missouri, a progressive, medium-size town offering big-city amenities. A low cost of living and strong local economy. Beautiful neighborhoods located within a five-minute drive from hospital and clinic. Delight in arts and culture with arts festivals, public murals and local theaters. Enjoy an active lifestyle with activities including golf, tennis, running, and hiking. Easy access to nearby streams and lakes for fishing, kayaking and boating

The Employer: The Health System is a 400+ bed, three-hospital system providing comprehensive healthcare and behavioral health services to an area that includes more than 450,000 residents from Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Also, is an academic physician-driven, community-owned, not-for-profit full-service tertiary care center.

 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 170 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 104 miles to Tulsa, OK
  • 139 miles to Kansas City, MO
  • 161 miles to Wichita, KS
  • 200 miles to Oklahoma City, OK
  • 261 miles to Saint Louis, MO

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 7 miles: Joplin, MO (JLN / KJLN) Joplin Regional Airport
  • 70 miles: Fayetteville, AR (XNA / KXNA) Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport
  • 71 miles: Springfield, MO (SGF / KSGF) Springfield-Branson National Airport
  • 107 miles: Tulsa, OK (TUL / KTUL) Tulsa International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $126,751
  • City Cost of Living Index - 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 95.5

Colleges and Universities:

  • Missouri Southern State University
  • Ozark Christian College 
  • Franklin Technology-MSSU

 

Demographics:

  • White 83.0%
  • Hispanic 5.2%
  • Two or more races 4.3%
  • Black 3.2%
  • Asian 2.4%
  • American Indian 1.7%
  • Other race 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.09%

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.49%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4.23%
  • County Tax Rate - 3.58%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.91%

Major Industry:

  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Construction (4.7%) 
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
  • Food (3.3%)

 

Recreation:

  • The Joplin Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the City's recreational programs and maintains 22 City-owned parks and greenways.
  • Other facilities include Memorial Hall, 3 aquatic centers, 4 cemeteries, Joe Becker Stadium, the Joplin Athletic Complex, and Schifferdecker Golf Course.
  • The Department is responsible of over 933 acres of park land, including walking, hiking and biking trails.

Arts & Culture:

  • George A. Spiva Center for the Arts (Art Gallery)
  • Joplin Public Library (Library & Art Gallery)

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Joplin Athletic Complex features five venues capable of hosting variety of athletic events.
  • In addition to the venues, the Joplin Athletic Complex features playgrounds, covered gazebos for picnics and can host fun runs and 5K races. Wendell Redden Stadium.

Sports for the Participant:

  • From youth soccer and golf lessons to adult softball leagues, the cityas parks and recreation department offers plenty of ways for everyone to stay active and engaged in the community through sport.
  • Thereas also the Joplin Athletic Complex, Schifferdecker Golf Course, and plenty of other sporting facilities around the area.

Shopping:

  • Blush Boutique
  • Northpark Mall
  • Runaround Running & Fitness
  • Sophie
  • Blue Moon Boutique
  • Rapha International
  • Candy House Gourmet
  • Lennons Boutique
  • Main Street Axe Company

Top Five things to do:

  1. Grand Falls (Nature & Parks, Waterfalls)
  2. Shoal Creek Conservation Center (Nature & Parks)
  3. Cunningham Park (Nature & Parks)
  4. Mercy Park and Rotary Sculpture Garden (Nature & Parks)
  5. Downtown & Midtown Joplin (Shopping & Restaurants)