Job ID: 289305100  |  Last Updated: 8/15/2017


Ozarks Medical Center
West Plains, MO
Applicant Contact
Lindsey Thompson
Physician Recruitment and Retention Manager
(417) 257-5993
(417) 257-4494

Job Description

Neurologist Opportunity
Join us in the beautiful Ozarks! Ozarks Medical Center seeks a compassionate, BE/BC Neurologist to join one other experienced Neurologist in a thriving practice in West Plains, MO. You will be employed by Ozarks Medical Center, you ll discover a quality lifestyle in a breathtaking location. Come see firsthand why our strong community atmosphere, abundant outdoor recreation opportunities, top quality education, safe setting and soul-soothing beauty draw in people from around the country. Here s more:
- Position is open due to physician who is moving to St. Louis. (He s been with us for four years and has built a thriving practice.)
- Preferred candidate will be interested in general neurology, comfortable with stroke and have interest in ALS
- Ozarks Medical Center is a Level II Stroke Center
- Stroke call is 1:2
- Tele-stroke will soon be implemented
- Practice has 2 Natus EMG machines
- Support staff includes 2 EMG Nerve Conduction Study techs, 1 Nurse, 1 Stroke Coordinator
- ALS recognized treatment center consisting of 12 ALS patients

West Plains, MO is in an underserved area and we do accept J1 and H1B applicants. We are also located in the Delta Regional Authority which has no limit on J1 waivers and there is no waiver application deadline.
- Guarantee based on MGMA median (Option to make move if RVU exceeds MGMA median. Outgoing Neurologist is currently producing at 125% of MGMA Median)
- $25K sign on bonus plus $10K moving expenses
- 40 day PTO annually, Up to $4,500 for CME s and professional license fees, dues and journals.
- We provide Malpractice at $2 mill per occurrence/ $6 mill aggregate. This is a claims made policy. If Physician completes term of agreement, OMC will provide tail coverage.
- Benefits include: health, dental, vision, life, long and short term disability, AD D,
- Very reasonable health insurance, non-smoker employee rate is $22.00/month. Family rate: $154/month.
- 403B matching up to 3% after one year.
- 457 plan Top Hat Plan max contribution of $18,000 per year.

Ozarks Medical Center
Ozarks Medical Center is a 114-bed, not-for-profit health care system employing approximately 1,100 people and serving an 11-county area. The medical staff consists of more than 100 active and associate members with specialties in anesthesiology, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cancer treatment, child psychiatry, emergency medicine, family practice, general practice, general surgery, geriatrics, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncologic surgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pathology, pediatrics, podiatry, pulmonology, psychiatry, radiology and urology.
The OMC emergency department: provides 24-hour service, seven days a week. OMC manages several ambulance services in Missouri. Air Evac Lifeteam, a local helicopter ambulance service, is based at the medical center.
The Urgent Care Clinic: Open evenings and weekends for patients needing primary care services after physicians offices are closed.
OMC Surgical Services: a 20,000 square-foot facility that houses six spacious suites for both inpatient and outpatient surgery.
The OMC Cancer Treatment Center: State-of-the-art facility providing radiation treatment, chemotherapy and hematology services.
OMC Rehabilitation Services: Features physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology services. Other rehabilitation services include sports medicine, industrial work conditioning and ergonomic, massage therapy, lymphedema therapy and the hand clinic.
OMC Outpatient Imaging Services: Features MRI/MRA, CT/CTA, Computed Radiography and Fluoroscopy, ultrasound, digital mammography and stereotactic mammography for outpatient breast biopsies. Other services are X-ray, fluoroscopic nuclear medicine, CAT Scan and PET/CT Scan. Imaging Services includes West Plains Imaging Services of Ozarks Medical Center, a full-service outpatient imaging center.
Cardiac Diagnostic Services: Includes a cardiac catheterization lab, a cardiac diagnostic lab and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. In January 2005, OMC s interventional and open-heart surgery program became operational.
OMC Behavioral Healthcare: A network of mental health services providing outpatient counseling, community support, medication services, psychological testing, children and youth services, day treatment and home-based care.

Community Info
West Plains, MO, located in south central Missouri, is nestled within the Heart of the Ozarks , (near Springfield Branson,MO). Whether you re looking for big city conveniences, entertainment and amenities or the appeal of small town values and charms an A-Plus education for your children or a place to build your practice and watch it grow you ll find it here, in West Plains.
West Plains is the county seat of Howell County and has a population of 12,000. This is a 7.7% increase since 2000. The largest city within a 100-mile radius, West Plains is the trade center for south-central Missouri. More than 125,00 people shop in the area and retail sales have averaged an 8 percent growth rate annually, pumping 225 million dollars into the local economy.
West Plains, Mo. has been selected as one of America s 10 Best Small Towns in 2013 by, a national website that ranks America s most livable small and mid-sized cities based on quality of life. referenced West Plains ability to attract nature lovers, entrepreneurs and families searching for an authentic small town as one of the reasons for its selection. It also mentioned the city s Ozarks Small Business Incubator and its Governor s Award recognition, the city s extensive park system, the historic downtown Courthouse Square, the West Plains Civic Center, the city s antique stores, the annual Old Time Music/Ozark Heritage Festival, and its proximity to rivers, lakes and streams.
The full article can be accessed by going to:
Other national accolades:
- 2013 #9 Best Small Town in America by
- 2014 MSU-WP #6 Best Community College by Washington Monthly
- 2014 West Plains School District -Top 10 Percent Missouri Academic Performance
- 2014 Old-Time Music Ozark Heritage Festival Top 100 Event by American Bus Association
- 2015 Top 10 Missouri Commuter Cities by Obrella
- 2015 Top 10 Best Towns for Retirees in Missouri by
- 2015 Top 20 Best Towns to Raise a Family in Missouri by
- 2015 Top 25 Best Small Towns in Missouri by

Other helpful links: - City of West Plains,_Missouri Wikipedia - West Plains Chamber of Commerce
Contact Information For more information contact:
Lindsey Thompson
Physician Recruitment and Retention Manager
Ozarks Medical Center

1100 Kentucky Avenue
West Plains, MO 65775
417- 257-5993
417- 257- 5995 Fax

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