Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains, MO is looking to employ an Orthopedic Surgeon to join two experienced Orthopedic Surgeons in a thriving practice in south central Missouri. (Dr. James Rushford is General Ortho and completed his residency at Delaware Valley Medical Center in Langhorne, PA. He has military experience and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Susan Jolly completed her Total Joint Fellowship at the University of Colorado and has 25 years experience.)
  • New 6,500 sq./ft. orthopedic clinic was completed in Spring 2016. It accommodates up to 4 orthopedic surgeons as well as necessary support services and staff.
  • Ozarks Medical Center consists of 114 beds, level II trauma, 4 OR rooms (with option of 5), services and 8-county service area of 160,000 people in South central Missouri.
  • Physician interested in general orthopedic services is desirable.
  • OMC contracts with Zimmer for Orthopedic implants.
  • OMC possesses a Hana table.
  • EMR is Meditech in the Hospital and All Scripts in the clinic.
  • Call is 1:3


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous sign on bonus and relocation reimbursement offered
  • Student loan support available up to $100,000.
  • Up to $4,500 for CME’s and professional license fees, dues and journals.
  • OMC provides Malpractice at $2 mill per occurrence/ $6 mill aggregate.
  • Health, dental, vision, life, long and short term disability, AD&D,
  • 403B matching up to 3% after one year.
  • 457 plan “Top Hat Plan” max contribution of $18,000 per year.
  • 40 days annual PTO which includes holidays, CME’s and sick days

For more information contact:

Lindsey Thompson
Physician Recruitment and Physician Relations
Ozarks Medical Center
1100 Kentucky Avenue
West Plains, MO 65775
417-257-5995 Fax