Nursing Careers

Providing high-quality, cost-effective and compassionate health care has always been the priority of the staff at Bothwell Regional Health Center. Bothwell has served west-central Missouri since 1930.

Our vision at Bothwell is to be the “best choice for exceptional care.” To fulfill our mission and vision, we have assembled an exceptional team of health care professionals and continue focused efforts to recruit and retain compassionate, skilled individuals.

As a Bothwell nurse, you will continue to develop both clinically and professionally as you are trained on state-of-the-art technologies, while constantly learning and growing with our hospital. At Bothwell, we are patient-focused, and strive to use evidence-based practice to enhance our care. Our team demonstrates courtesy, dignity, respect, by using high standards and behaviors to get our patients well and keep them well long after their visits.

Bothwell is looking for qualified nurses ready to provide exceptional health care and service to the Sedalia community and surrounding areas.

Bothwell creates a thriving environment for employees. We set high standards of safety, teamwork, communication, attitude, accountability and professionalism, which makes our hospital superior. Our team is comprised of over 400 nurses with many having 15-20 years of experience to learn from.

Key Benefits Offered

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program

Other relevant benefits

  • Student loan forgiveness - For hard-to-fill positions
  • Tuition reimbursement* - Up to $5,250 per year for job-related education costs
  • Stipend* - $961.53 per pay period when enrolled in a relevant degree program
  • Weekend program option - Earn time and a half premium pay
  • Shift incentive bonus - For extra 12-hour shifts
  • One-year Nurse Residency for new or recent nurse graduates

*Employees cannot receive both a stipend and tuition reimbursement simultaneously.

For more information about benefits offered, view the Benefits Highlights page.

SFCC Nursing Scholarship Program

Get your Nursing (PN and ADN) degree paid for and gain valuable clinical experience at the same time!

Applicants to this program must apply and be accepted into the Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing programs at State Fair Community College.

Download and complete the program application and return it to Human Resources located on the ground floor of the hospital. Applications may also be returned to Megan Elwood at

To qualify, applicants must earn both a certificate (Year 1) and associate degree (Year 2) in Nursing. If selected, scholarship recipients are required to sign a contractual agreement stipulating that he/she will work at Bothwell Regional Health Center for the required work commitment. If the recipient does not fulfill the work agreement or does not successfully obtain a Missouri licensure, he or she will be required to repay the scholarship funds within an agreed-upon time after completion of the program.

Nurse Residency

Our immersive and individualized Nurse Residency program provides the education, support and guidance you need as a new nurse graduate to transition to your new role. As a nurse resident, you will participate in group seminars, get hands-on clinical experience, develop your critical thinking skills, and use virtual reality simulations to gain knowledge and training beyond what you would learn in a standard orientation program.

Residencies begin two times each year in January and June and last for one year. As a nurse resident your training will be built into your work schedule and you’ll be joined by other nurse residents creating a collaborative environment and opportunities for close relationships.

Who can participate in the program?

  • Graduates from an accredited nursing school with fewer than 12 months of experience as a registered nurse (RN)
  • Have an RN license or a permit to work as a graduate nurse pending licensure with the state of Missouri
  • Bothwell employee either in a full-time or equivalent (PRN) position


We accept applications from nursing students who are preparing to graduate within the next six months or graduate nursing students who have fewer than 12 months of experience at time of application. Learn more by contacting Megan Elwood, RN, BSN, CEN, in Nursing Education at or 660.829.7732.

Bothwell Regional Health Center - General Information

Bothwell Regional Health Center entrance

At Bothwell Regional Health Center...

You’ll be impressed by everything we can do here, with more than 30 specialties and some of the most advanced medical technology available at clinics in Sedalia, Cole Camp and Warsaw, Missouri.

But what really sets us apart is how our physicians work together to make things happen and get things done. Come join our team and discover why so many great providers call Bothwell home.

Community Advantages in Central Missouri

Sedalia combines all the elements of a thriving regional marketplace of 65,000+ people with the benefits of living in a small city. Conveniently located within an hour of Kansas City, Columbia and Lake of the Ozarks, life in Sedalia offers the amenities of a metro community without all the traffic, noise and congestion.

Find your optimal work/life balance in our family-friendly community! With a low cost of living, beautiful neighborhoods and a community where you can enjoy the best of both worlds, Sedalia is a great place to live and work!