Physician Job Description
CoxHealth is seeking a BE/BC general surgeon to join the surgery group at Cox Medical Center Branson. The physician will join three surgeons in a growing practice to perform bread and butter general surgery, no trauma. Advanced laparoscopy and endoscopy experience is a plus. Practice is 20 percent endoscopic.
Cox Medical Center Branson is a 165-bed community hospital with four OR suites, one C/S suite and two endoscopy suites. The hospital is part of the Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Network and achieved a Top Ranking for Excellent Patient Outcomes in the Medicare Value Based Purchasing Analysis in 2015.
The opportunity includes:
- Competitive starting salary
- Comprehensive benefits package
- Relocation allowance
- Sign on bonus
- Attractive malpractice coverage (occurrence based)
The Branson area is home to nearly 85,000 residents. Visitors to Branson’s world-class entertainment venues number eight million per year. This region provides an excellent living environment with more than 10 golf courses, five area lakes, affordable housing and land options, top rated schools and outdoor activities.
Our health system includes six hospitals with more than 80 clinics and 200 primary care physicians serving 24 counties. Ferrell-Duncan Clinic, our multispecialty clinic physician group, offers 23 specialties.
CoxHealth is Missouri’s first hospital system accredited by DNV-GL Healthcare for quality and patient safety. All six 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 six 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.
The Tri-Lakes area and Branson offer the best of everything – entertainment, a close-knit community and incomparable outdoor recreation. Located about 45 minutes south of Springfield in southwest Missouri, Branson is within easy driving distance of major metropolitan areas, and the Branson Airport offers convenient flights to hubs across the United States.
The economy is based on tourism, health care, retail and education. Visitors to Branson’s world-class entertainment venues number 8 million per year. It provides an excellent living environment with more than 10 golf courses, five area lakes, affordable housing and land options, top-rated schools and outdoor activities.
The community is blessed with a low cost of living, low crime rate and great private and public schools. With theme parks, more than 100 live shows, more than 240 restaurants and major shopping centers, there’s never a shortage of things to do. And if you love the outdoors, you’re close to three beautiful lakes known for recreation and fishing, as well as streams, rivers and woodlands full of wildlife.