Community Information

Citizens Memorial Healthcare is dedicated to serving Bolivar, Missouri, and the surrounding area.

  • Life in Bolivar
  • Recreation
  • Schools

When you join our team, you become a part of that community. In Bolivar, you'll find all the benefits of a friendly, small community with the advantages of being conveniently located near Springfield and Branson.

At Citizens Memorial Healthcare, our mission is to provide quality, compassionate healthcare to every generation. Bolivar is a family focused community, and we are a family focused hospital. 

Nestled in the heart of the Ozarks, Bolivar has a small town feel. With a population of just under 10,000 Bolivar has a lot to offer, including:

  • A wide range of homes and property. Local real estate professionals can help you find the perfect home.
  • Employment opportunities from business to industry to technology so your spouse can find the perfect career.
  • High quality education from pre-school through college. Bolivar is boasts excellent public schools and private schools, a technical college and a private university.
  • Abundant opportunities for recreation. If you enjoy the outdoor life, you'll find opportunities for camping, fishing, hunting, and water sports. Or you can engage in a round of golf or a tennis match. You'll find plenty of shopping, movies, restaurants, and other entertainment available as well.

Citizens Memorial Healthcare in Bolivar is pleased to offer competitive salaries and benefits to our dedicated physicians. Whether you're looking to begin your medical career or to continue your career as a physician at a customer focused hospital in a growing community, we invite you to explore the Bolivar community and Citizens Memorial Healthcare.

Bolivar and the surrounding area offer great recreation opportunities. From lakes to golf, shopping to tennis. We've got it all. 

Pomme De Terre and Stockon Lakes offer fishing, sailing, swimming and numerous other opportunities for recreation. 

Bolivar is home to two golf courses, six public parks, two fitness centers and 10 public tennis courts. The YMCA provides softball, baseball, soccer, basketball and volleyball opportunities for all ages. 

A five-plex movie theater, community theaters, an art museum and a historical museum offer several opportunities to enjoy the arts. 

The Frisco-Highline trail is one of several area trails for walking and biking. 

Several local stores provide in-town shopping. More stores and outlet malls are just an easy drive to Springfield or Branson.
As a physician, you know the value of education. We know it is important to you to provide your children with high quality education where you live.

Education is a priority in Bolivar and the surrounding counties. Both public and private schools are available in the area.

The Bolivar R-1 School District has four attendance centers (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12) and serves about 2500 students. You can view the district "report card" here. Students can enroll in a variety of co-curricular and extra-curricular programs that compete in the Central Ozarks Conference.

You can learn more about Bolivar and other area schools by visiting the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

The area is also home to vocational schools and colleges and universities to meet your families higher education needs.

Area Vocational Schools

Area Colleges & Universities