Physician Job Description
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic/CoxHealth is a multi-specialty clinic in Springfield, Missouri, seeking a fourth BE/BC Colorectal Surgeon to join the surgery department and provide dedicated colorectal surgical care. Call not to be more often than 1:4. Opportunities exist for trauma call but is not mandatory.
Candidates can practice the full scope of CRS techniques and services. Candidates with an interest in robotic surgeries are encouraged. Strong skills in advanced laparoscopic procedures and Endoscopic minimally-invasive are preferred. Candidates will be joining a large group of surgeons with diverse subspecialty training in the areas of Trauma/Critical Care, General/Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Vascular.
The group provides services to one hospital, Cox South Hospital, a 644-bed Level 1 Trauma Center, in Springfield, Missouri. CoxHealth has been recognized seven times as a Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Network. U.S. News and World Report named CoxHealth one of the nation’s Best Regional Hospitals four years in a row. CoxHealth hospitals, outpatient centers and provider-based clinics are accredited by DNV-GL Healthcare.
- Competitive compensation package based on productivity
- Comprehensive benefits
- Sign-on bonus
- Relocation allowance
- Professional Liability Insurance, occurrence-based
Springfield, Missouri, 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.
Our health system includes six 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.