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Physician - Rheumatology in Joplin, MO/Galena, KS - $50K bonus
Location: Joplin, Missouri
Internal Number: 11241_827235
Mercy Clinic is seeking a full-time BE/BC Rheumatologist to join our well-established and busy Rheumatology practice in Joplin, Missouri (or at our clinic in Galena, KS 10 miles from our Joplin Hospital/Clinic). The ideal candidate will be energetic with a desire to grow the existing practice.
Our Joplin Rheumatology practice is part of Mercy Clinic, a strong, physician-led and professionally managed multi-specialty group. Today, Mercy Clinic is the fourth largest, integrated physician organization in the country, behind only Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Cleveland Clinic and Mayo Clinic.
Mercy Clinic Rheumatology
Great schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hospitalist coverage (consults only)
Diverse patient population with a variety of routine and complex cases
Onsite ancillary services and infusion center
Strong outreach opportunities in rural communities
Teaching opportunities available with the local medical school
System-wide Epic EMR
H1-B and J-1 visas welcome
Robust 2-year guarantee at 75th %tile
$50K Commencement Bonus
4 weeks vacation, 6 holidays, 5 days for CME while on guarantee
$5,000 annually for CME's
$10,000 relocation assistance
Health, dental, vision insurance
401k/403b Retirement Plans
About Joplin Appreciate an excellent quality of life in Joplin, where a crossroads of culture lies tucked away in the beautiful Ozarks of Southwest Missouri
As the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the state, Joplin maintains the lowest cost of living and highest bang-for-your buck
Population of the Greater Joplin Area is 75,000 (flourishing to over 200,000 during the workday) Joplin serves as a hub of economic, health and cultural activity for multiple communities in the four-state area
Spend more time at home with no commute. Beautiful neighborhoods are located within an easy 5-10 minute drive from the clinic and hospital.
Balance work with an active lifestyle with activities including golf (1 private, 3 public courses), tennis, numerous gyms, running, and hiking the scenic chert bluffs
Enjoy easy access to nearby streams and lakes for fishing, kayaking and boating
Multiple preK-12 options exist to make sure young minds have the opportunity to thrive. Choose from public, private and parochial schools, local colleges and a state university.
Become a valued member of a diverse, growing medical hub with Kansas City University-Joplin's medical school and their 160+ students enrolled per year. A future dental school will open on KCU-Joplin's campus in 2023!
Joplin has its own airport with United flights to Chicago and Denver. We are less than 1 hour from national airports in Springfield, MO and Bentonville, AR and 90 minutes from international airport in Tulsa.
Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems for four consecutive years (2016 to 2019) by IBM Watson Health, serves millions annually. Mercy includes more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children's, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 45,000 co-workers and 2,400 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has clinics, outpatient services and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. In addition, Mercy's IT division, Mercy Technology Services, and Mercy Virtual commercially serve providers and patients from coast to coast.
Mercy Clinic is a physician-led and professionally managed multi-specialty group. With over 2,500 primary care and specialty physicians, Mercy Clinic is the fourth largest integrated physician organization in the country.
Working for Mercy gives you all the advantages of a larger organization balanced by the spirit of a smaller patient-centered medical group. You’ll discover a friendly and cooperative environment where people care for one another at every level. What sets us apart is our unique approach where physicians and professional managers share leadership and make decisions together to improve upon, and deliver, world-class care.
It is a continuing goal to advance diversity and inclusion within our Mercy ministry. We cherish each person as created in the image of God and believe it is our responsibility to strive for excellence in establishing an environment of dignity for all.
ST. LOUIS – Forbes has named Mercy to its America’s Best Employers for New Grads 2022 list, ranking Mercy in the top 200 companies, including AT&T, Edward Jones and The Walt Disney Company.