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Physician Recruitment

Phelps Health serves over 200,000 residents in south-central Missouri. Phelps Health is county-owned, non-tax supported and is overseen by a five-member elected board. Phelps Health employs more than 1,900 people, including 100-plus providers. Phelps Health, which includes a hospital licensed for 240 patient beds, serves a six-county area, with its main campus and several clinics located in Rolla, Missouri. Phelps Health also has clinics in Salem, St. James, Vienna and Waynesville, Missouri.

What Sets Our Recruitment Process Apart

At Phelps Health, we offer a highly competitive compensation package centered on our progressive community health system, which serves as the primary care service source for several Missouri counties.

Physicians have the opportunity to build a career as an employee of our health organization. Our attractive packages are designed for flexibility and frequently combine the benefits of several comprehensive programs.

Medical professionals associated with our healthcare system, private practice physicians as well as hospitalists enjoy an exceptionally high quality of life with an abundance of housing, education, cultural and recreational options.


Current Physician Openings

Phelps Health and/or Phelps Health Medical Group is seeking physicians for the following specialties:

  • Family Medicine Physician
  • Pediatrician
  • Gastroenterologist - multiple worksites in Rolla, MO (two)
  • Cardiologist - multiple worksites in Rolla, MO (two)
  • General Surgeon - multiple worksites in Rolla, MO (two) and Waynesville, MO (one)
  • Interventional Cardiologist – opening in Rolla, Missouri (working at the hospital and attached Medical Office Building)
  • Oncology/Hematology Physician - multiple worksites in Rolla, MO (two) and travel offsite to clinics in Waynesville, MO, and Salem, MO, less than 10% of time is a possibility
  • Hospitalist/Internal Medicine – multiple position openings in Rolla, MO
  • Hospitalist/Internal Medicine – opening in Rolla, MO (expected to work an alternative job schedule for night shifts (“Nocturnist”), currently scheduled as 7 consecutive night shifts on and 7 consecutive night shifts off)
  • Interventional Cardiology – opening in Rolla, MO, and travel offsite to clinic in Wanesville, MO, 10-20% of time is a possibility.
  • Internist- opening in Rolla, MO, and travel offsite to the hospital and to the Medical Office Building, both in Rolla, MO, less than 10% of time is a possibility
  • Nurse Practitioners / APRNs
  • OB/GYN
  • Psychiatrist
  • Pulmonologist/Critical Care Specialist – opening in Rolla, MO (working at the hospital and attached Medical Office Building
  • Otolaryngologist

All physicians hired at Phelps Health must be board-eligible or board-certified. Phelps Health offers physicians a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance (company paid)
  • Paid days off per year
  • Participation in a 401k and 457(b) pension plan
  • Professional liability insurance (including tail coverage)
  • $100,000 basic life insurance benefit (company paid) 

For more information or questions about benefits for specific open positions, please call Sarah Robinson, physician recruitment manager, at (573) 458-7528 or email

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