Opportunity description:

CoxHealth, in conjunction with the University of Missouri-Columbia, is recruiting an Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon to work in a Level 1 trauma center in Springfield, Mo. Candidates must be BC/BE fellowship trained Orthopedic Trauma Surgeons to meet the needs for our patients. CoxHealth provides trauma services to more than 20 counties with a total population of over 1 million patients in Southwest Missouri. This Trauma/fracture service includes all patients designated level 1, 2 or 3 at scene or upon arrival, inpatient consults and follow-up care of patients. 

Position includes:

  • Sign-on bonus. 
  • Full benefits including health, dental, life and disability insurance; vacation; CME; and retirement plans
  • Relocation expenses 
  • Work with trained physician assistants
  • Work with Orthopedic residents from University of Missouri
  • Faculty appointment

Springfield, Mo., is consistently rated as one of the “Top Quality of Life Communities in the Nation” by Money Magazine. Located in the southwest portion of the state, Springfield is the third largest city (metro population 450,000) and offers diversity in the arts, a wide variety of outdoor activities and numerous sporting events. 


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.