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SSM Health St. Marys Hospital Audrain Mexico, Missouri

General Surgery Opportunity

SSM Health St. Marys Hospital in Mexico, Missouri is recruiting for a full-time general surgeon to join our growing medical group. We are committed to improving the quality of health in central Missouri by providing a variety of surgical service lines including general surgery, orthopedics, OB/GYN, and other interventional services such as pain management, cardiology, and radiology. We can support a variety of surgical interests including scopes and allow you to build your practice around the cases you enjoy most. Our growing medical staff will welcome you! We anticipate a very successful and rewarding ramp-up with proven volumes, cases, and referral patterns.

Employment model with generous, guaranteed salary plus clearly defined bonuses
Relocation package, student loan repayment, and starting bonus
Realistic compensation in the 75%-90% range for a hard working surgeon
Comprehensive benefits including paid time off (6 weeks), CME with $5,000 allowance, extensive insurance
options, retirement options including matching 401(a) and a defined contribution plan, occurrence based
liability insurance, and much more
Anesthesiology coverage available 24/7
1:3 call with willing support staff to assist as necessary; no trauma
Experienced OR support staff; exceptional patient satisfaction scores
Many advantages to practicing general surgery in a rural/underserved area

About Mexico, Missouri

The seat of Audrain County, Mexico has a population of 11,500 and is called the Main Street of the Midwest with its perfect combination of small-town charm and urban style. The city houses an abundance of local businesses, artsy boutiques, and a variety of cultural offerings in the community.

The Mexico school system is well regarded and provides three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The city is also close to three respected universities University of Missouri Columbia, Westminster College, and William Woods University. In addition, Mexico is a safe and friendly community with a stable economy, diverse employer base, and low cost of living. It is conveniently located just 40 minutes from Columbia, Missouri, 1.5 hours from St. Louis and 2 hours from Kansas City.

Todd Vandewalker, MHA, FASPR
Physician and Provider Recruiter
SSM Health Missouri Region
Office: 573-681-3384

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
SSM Health Care ( is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation. With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin, SSM includes 19 hospitals, more than 60 outpatient care sites, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance company, two nursing homes, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a technology company, and two Accountable Care Organizations. With more than 1,300 employed physicians and nearly 30,000 employees in four states, SSM is one of the largest employers in every community it serves.