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Physician - Hematology/Oncology in Joplin, MO $600k Guarantee and 4-Day Work Week

Mercy Clinic
Joplin, Missouri
Closing date
Jun 30, 2023

Job Details

Mercy Clinic Joplin is seeking a full-time BE/BC Hematology Oncologist to join our well-established Commission on Cancer accredited cancer center in Joplin, Missouri (or at our clinic in Galena, KS 10 miles from our Joplin Center Center). If you enjoy working in a strong, physician-led organization known for its quality of care and patient satisfaction then Mercy Clinic has the opportunity for you. Mercy Joplin is a beautiful five-year-old 240 bed hospital with integrated cancer center focused on individualized care for cancer patients.  


We are offering candidates a competitive recruitment and benefit package:

  • Join 3 Hem/Oncs, 2 full time Oncology Nurse Practitioners and 1 Radiation Oncologist
  • Nurse Navigators involved in cancer care, 4 dedicated oncology nurses in the office
  • 1:4 Call Schedule and 4-day work week
  • Position available due to physician retiring, quick practice ramp-up
  • CoC accredited comprehensive community cancer program
  • Call Coverage of only one hospital that is attached to the clinic!
  • Multidisciplinary tumor board on site weekly
  • Clinic is adjacent to Infusion Center with onsite pharmacy
  • Active Research program:  Clinical trials through the NCI and Guardian Research Network along with opportunities to open industry trials and write manuscripts
  • Teaching Affiliation with Kansas City University with ability to have medical students in clinic with a stipend
  • System wide EPIC HER
  • Leadership Opportunities available within Mercy
  • Most needed specialties integrated and onsite
  • Diversity of cases due to catchment area


Mercy Clinic Offers:

  • 2-year guarantee of $600,000, $50,000 in Recruitment Incentives
  • 4 weeks’ vacation plus holidays plus 1 week CME (while on guarantee)
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement (401k/403b/457b) plan
  • Occurrence-based malpractice


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, a four-time IBM Watson Health top five large U.S. health system in 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016, is a faith-based organization and serves millions annually. Located in seven states, Mercy is comprised of 40 hospitals and more than 2,500 Mercy Clinic physicians. We have hospitals in Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, and Oklahoma, as well as underserved clinics in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.


Become a part of our legacy and help us build a healthier future.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.


For more information, contact:

Galen Roberts | Senior Physician Recruiter

417-556-2202 |


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Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.



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