Join a Great Team of Anesthesiologists in Joplin, Missouri
Joplin, Missouri, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Anesthesiology
Degree Required MD/DO Residency/Fellowship/Externship
Position Type Full-Time
Work Environment Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Hospital Inpatient
Location 64804, Joplin, Missouri, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 5/21/24


Located in the southwest corner of the state in Joplin, Missouri, Freeman is a physician-led, locally owned, not-for-profit health system and is well-recognized as the region's epicenter for quality healthcare. Our three-hospital system provides comprehensive healthcare and behavioral services to a service area of 450,000 residents from Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. As a teaching hospital, Freeman also provides medical students and resident doctors the opportunity to study with our high-caliber physicians. We are continually expanding and searching for talented, qualified professionals to join our organization. See yourself in Joplin, Missouri!


    • Seeking BC/BE General Anesthesiologist comfortable with all facets including OB, Cardiac, Neuro & Pediatric cases
    • Join an Anesthesia team of hospital employed Anesthesiologists and CRNAs
    • 8 General Anesthesiologists, two CV Anesthesiologists, one Pre-Op clinic Anesthesiologist
    • Busy Level II Trauma Center
    • Anesthesiology service in-house 24/7
    • Annual Volumes: 25,000 Procedures / 2,000 Deliveries / 200 Hearts
    • Main hospital campus houses 9-OR, 3-CVOR and 2-L&D Suites
    • ASC houses 4-OR suites and 2-Procedure rooms, in addition to 2-OR suites located in our Orthopedic Surgery Center
    • Excellent relationship with team members and extenders
    • Team focused atmosphere
    • Professional growth & Leadership Development opportunities
    • Financially stable health system
    • Low cost of living


    • Call is 1 in 8
    • Weekend call is 1 in 4


    • Competitive Compensation
    • Incentives: Start Bonus and residency stipend options may be available
    • Relocation Assistance (up to $10,000)
    • CME Reimbursement ($5000 / 2 years)
    • Paid malpractice and tail coverage
    • Full Benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, FSA & 401(a), 403(b), 457(b) options and more


    • 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
    • A city of 50,000 people (which flourishes 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, tennis, numerous gyms, running, and hiking the scenic chert bluffs
    • Enjoy easy access to nearby streams and lakes for fishing, kayaking and boating
    • Multiple pre-K-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 dental school opened on KCU-Joplin's campus in August 2023!


Freeman focuses on meeting the health and wellness needs of those we serve as well as the needs of future generations. Our caregivers, leadership and board of directors play an active role in identifying the health needs of the region. Locally owned, not-for-profit and nationally recognized, Freeman Health System includes Freeman Hospital West, Freeman Hospital East, Freeman Neosho Hospital and Ozark Center – the area’s largest provider of behavioral health services – as well as two urgent care clinics, dozens of physician clinics in three states. With more than 350 physicians on staff representing more than 90 specialties, Freeman provides cancer care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, children’s services and women’s services.


Our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve through contemporary, innovative, quality healthcare solutions.

Make an impact. Join us in our work to create healthier communities.