About the Organization
St. John's Regional Medical Center has been the leading health care provider throughout the Four-State area for over 100 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1896, St. John's hospital has grown into a comprehensive and advanced health system of hospitals, doctors and specialized medical services. St. John's is a faith-based institution; we bring a unique blend of ministry to the healing powers of medicine while serving families in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The medical center's service area encompasses 19 counties with 725,000 lives. We offer the most innovative medical programs, compassionate care and unsurpassed service as a Joplin hospital.
St. John's is a non-profit Catholic institution affiliated with the Sisters of Mercy Health System, St. Louis, Missouri. As a 367-bed regional tertiary medical center, St. John's offers a full range of state-of-the art services including cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, comprehensive cancer care, orthopedics, and neurosurgery along with a Level II Trauma, Level II Nursery, pediatrics and Med Flight services. In addition, we provide rehabilitation services, skilled nursing and our medical staff consists of more than 250 physicians representing more than 40 specialties.
Over the past 110 years, our reputation has continued to be a quality medical facility with a dedicated medical staff that treats the body along with the mind and soul. Our medical professionals are continually and consistently introducing the newest technologies and the most advanced medical procedures available in the region.
About Our Community
"The Four-State Area" is a commonly used phrase that encompasses Southwest Missouri, Southeast Kansas, Northeast Oklahoma, and Northwest Arkansas, with Joplin, Missouri being center of this area. Joplin is a friendly, family-oriented community rich in history, tradition, and values. Located 7 miles from the Kansas border, 10 miles from the Oklahoma border, and 50 miles from the Arkansas state line; Joplin is the medical, commercial, cultural, financial, educational, recreational and transportation hub.
You can experience the best of both worlds...an atmosphere of small town living with amenities of a larger metro area and the opportunity to build a thriving medical practice. Why would you want to make your home anyplace else?