Physician Job Description
CoxHealth, a large integrated health system in Springfield, Missouri, seeks a BC/BE pediatric critical care physician to join an inpatient, hospital-based practice.
This long-established program serves more than 30 counties throughout Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas. The hospital has been affiliated with the Children’s Miracle Network since 1986. Cox Medical Center South has a new six-bed PICU, 28-bed level III intensive care nursery staffed by a group of five board certified neonatologists. Other pediatric specialists include cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, neurology, urology and a pediatric surgeon. The system also provides services via the Cox Air Care program and the Baby Buggy for newborn emergency transports.
- Excellent compensation
- Comprehensive benefits program
- Relocation allowance
- Sign-on bonus
- Occurrence-based professional liability insurance – no tail required
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.
Why the Springfield Area?
Southwest Missouri is a vibrant and energetic area that serves as a hub for health care, entertainment and shopping for southwest Missouri. It's the third-largest city in Missouri, with a metro population of more than 450,000. Springfield is consistently rated as one of the "Top Quality of Life Communities in the Nation" by Money Magazine. It offers outdoor activities, live music, theaters, major sports teams and an established academic community. Enjoy a low cost of living, convenient airport access and top-rated schools.