Emergency Medicine Physician

Mercy Clinic
Springfield, Missouri
Jan 14, 2019
Jan 14, 2020
Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Hospital-Employed Earning Above $272/Hour Plus Benefits

877-Bed Level 1 Trauma Center with 90,000+ Annual Visits

A Truven Top 5 Health System in the United States

$50,000 Commencement Bonus plus Additional $50,000 Retention Bonus

Mercy Hospital Springfield is recruiting an emergency medicine physician to join our large group in Springfield, MO.  When fully staffed, we have 32 EM physicians plus 10 NP/PA. The ideal candidate is BC/BE in emergency medicine. This is a hospital-employed group with lots of leadership and career growth potential plus full benefits and a dedicated, loyal group of partners.

The group practices at Mercy Hospital Springfield, an 877-bed facility which is a state verified (both MO and AR) Level I Trauma Center.  The hospital also has a 9-bed Burn Unit, the only in the region.  The hospital sees 90,000+ patients in the ED with a 33% admission rate.  The ED serves a population of over 1.5 million lives.  The catchment area is serviced by 5 IFR rated Mercy helicopters which are strategically placed throughout area.  A full range of medical services and specialty support are provided.

Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2018, 2017, and 2016 by IBM Watson Health, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 40 acute care and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, more than 800 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 44,000 co-workers and more than 2,100 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

Mercy offers:

  • $50,000 commencement bonus plus $50,000 retention bonus plus highly competitive hourly rate and incentives
  • Income above $270/hour plus comprehensive benefits and stability of being hospital employed
  • Flexible hours and shifts to meet your needs; 14-18 shifts per month (your choice) with schedule set 3 months in advance
  • 9 hour shifts (relieved at 7th hour), 1.9 patients per hour, up to 6 physicians working at the same time, no single coverage shifts
  • 24/7 MRI, CT, Ultrasound, STEMI and stroke center of excellence, ED psychiatry and BH observation., and trauma surgery in house
  • Epic EHR with 24 hour 1:1 scribe service available for all shifts
  • Rated in the top 5% nationally for overall clinical excellence by Healthgrades
  • Forbes “America’s Best Employers” two years in a row
  • Compensation above the 75th percentile with salary.  Additionally we offer production, quality, and recruitment incentives
  • Comprehensive benefits package for the entire family
  • Occurrence-based liability insurance

Springfield, Missouri

  • Regional hub of Southwest Missouri and the third largest city in the state
  • Recently named in the top 10 cities for lowest cost of living in the US by Kiplinger
  • A sophisticated medical community located three hours south of Kansas City and St. Louis and only 30 minutes from Branson
  • Named one of the 20 “Best Places to Live and Work in the U.S. by Employment Review
  • Features a large state university, performing arts center, top quality schools, and a variety of cultural and shopping options
  • An abundance of outdoor recreational activities: hiking, camping, rock climbing, and hunting
  • Six area lakes and natural streams provide for water sports and excellent fishing

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