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Medical Director

Festus, Missouri
Competitive salary + Benefits
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Medical Director
Practice Setting
Hospital / Health System
Accepts J1/H1 Visas

Job Details



Mercy Emergency Medicine is currently seeking a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician to serve as Medical Director for our Emergency Medicine Department at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Festus, Missouri near St. Louis, MO. Our Mercy Emergency Department team consists of 20 physicians, 7 advanced practice providers and an engaged support staff focused on quality patient care.

This opportunity entails a full-time position with Mercy. The director will continue to have patient contact and provide patient care as well as help inspire and direct a group of fantastic Emergency Medicine Physicians.

Mercy Emergency Department – Mercy Hospital Jefferson:

  • 251 acute bed hospital
  • Certified Dieticians and Diabetic Educators.
  • 32,000 adult emergency visits annually
  • 24/7 Hospitalist program

This Position Offers:

  • Administrative and clinical responsibilities
  • Focus on quality patient care, innovative management, and quality leadership
  • Competitive, shift-based model
  • Comprehensive, day one benefits including health, dental, vision and CME
  • Retirement plans available with employer contribution and matching options
  • Relocation package and professional liability coverage provided
  • As a not-for-profit system, Mercy qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Ability to moonlight at other Mercy Hospitals in St. Louis and surrounding area
  • This location is eligible for H-1B and J-1 sponsorship

Welcome to St. Louis:

Urban explorer, outdoor adventurer, aficionado of family fun – no matter your persona, you’ll find plenty to do in St. Louis. The city is brimming with free, world-class attractions and boasts an arts-and-culture scene that’s second to none. Plus, fans of fresh air will be surprised and delighted by our flourishing public parks, miles of trails and exhilarating waterways. Sprinkle in a bit of our secret sauce – the warmth and hospitality of the residents – and you’ll discover that St. Louis dishes up an undeniably epic place to call home.

Your life is our life’s work. 

Mercy physicians are pioneering a new model of care. As part of one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the U.S., this physician-led and professionally managed multi-specialty group is the foundation of care and well-being of our patients in seven states, delivered cohesively through 43 hospitals, 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, and our robust virtual care platform. Working with Mercy provides all the advantages of a large organization balanced by an uncompromising commitment to engage physicians in leading and designing patient- and consumer-centric care.  You'll discover a friendly and collaborative environment rooted in the belief that everyone deserves the most personalized experience we can deliver. What sets us apart is our unique approach, beginning with physician leadership at the senior most roles within our organization and continuing into our care locations, where physicians and co-workers share leadership responsibility and embrace new thinking and the most recent clinical and hospital innovations to get health care right for everyone we serve.

It is a continuing goal to advance diversity and inclusion within our Mercy ministry. We cherish each person as created in the image of God and believe it is our responsibility to strive for excellence in establishing an environment of dignity for all.

For more information, please contact:
Erica Baker | Physician Recruiter

​Office: 314-364-3350 | |




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