Opportunity description:

Seeking a fast-paced, high-level trauma center to use your skills in critical care and trauma surgery? The trauma team at CoxHealth is seeking a BC/BE general and critical care surgeon to extend high-level care to patients in southwest Missouri. The position would provide acute care surgery, on-call general surgery and critical care management services to a Level 1 trauma center in Springfield, Mo.

New partners would join a large team of general surgeons and sub-specialty surgeons serving a large tertiary care center, Cox Medical Center South. The team is currently staffed by three trauma/critical care surgeons with assistance from physician extenders. Call 1:6. We offer great employment benefits, great partners, and a well-developed medical community to jump-start your career.

New partners must be able to work well with various members of the medical community in a fast-paced hospital setting. Candidates must have excellent surgical and critical care management skills and experience with electronic medical records.

This is a great opportunity to join a progressive group of physicians in a vibrant medical setting.


Why CoxHealth? 

Our health system includes five hospitals with more than 80 clinics and 200 primary care physicians serving 24 counties. Ferrell-Duncan Clinic, our multi-specialty clinic physician group offers 23 specialties. 

CoxHealth is 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 DNV’s accreditation program, the National Integrated Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. We are the only local health system named five times to U.S. News & World Report’s 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.

Why the Springfield Area?  

Southwest Missouri offers outdoor activities, live music, theaters, major sports teams and an established academic community - and Springfield is at the heart of it all.