General Pulmonologist Physician - St. Mary's

Employer
SSM Health
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Posted
Jul 12, 2019
Closes
Jul 11, 2020
Ref
1996159
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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SSM Health - St. Louis' mission statement-"Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God"-is embodied by 11,500 employees and 2,500 staff physicians. Sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, we are committed to serving the comprehensive health needs of St. Louis area residents. Through our network, which includes 7 hospitals, we offer comprehensive health care services, and specialized service lines in heart, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics, pediatrics, weight-loss, sleep, imaging, rehabilitation, behavioral health, and fetal surgery.

Clinic / Practice - SSM Medical Group in St. Louis, MO is actively seeking a BC/BE Pulmonologist to join our St. Louis team of 12 Pulmonologists. You will be employed by SSM Medical Group and enjoy a team-based approach practice. Enjoy a flexible schedule in this inpatient/outpatient, full-time practice supported by experienced staff.

Weekend call is shared between SSM Health St. Mary's and SSM Health St. Clare at 1:3, all hospital based. Preferred candidate will have an interest in advanced diagnostics, navigational broncs, EBUS, management in our cancer care program. Interest in building a pulmonary hypertension program and Sleep Fellowship is also a plus. Clinic time and call will be shared between SSM Health St. Mary's Health Center and SSM Health St. Clare Health Center. The clinic is on the campus of both hospitals. SSM Medical Group has a large primary care base which results in a strong referral network. Our dynamic team of colleagues offers a phenomenal practice environment for the incoming physician. This position offers a Competitive 2-year income guarantee plus the ability to earn over the income guarantee based on a generous productivity based compensation plan. Comprehensive benefit package including relocation allowance; paid malpractice, retirement programs; health/dental/vision insurance and CME allowance.

SSM Health Medical Group: Over 400 primary and specialty care physicians in 65 locations throughout the St. Louis region, including 5 urgent care clinics and 25 Express Clinics collocated with Walgreens. We are proud of our physician led practice model. Governance of our medical group is provided by a board comprised of physicians, partnered with administrative staff. Our practice model gives each of our physicians a voice in the operation of their own practice, allowing them to manage the care of their patients and provide appropriate treatment.

All SSM Health Medical Group primary care practices are nationally recognized as NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes and provide exceptional care through evidence-based protocols, while coordinating and managing patient care across the continuum.

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital: A 525- bed hospital, centrally located in Richmond Heights, a first-ring suburb of St. Louis. SSM Health St. Mary's offers a wide variety of in and outpatient services, including CV and open-heart surgery, heart attack care, a chest pain center, and advanced stroke care. SSM Health St. Mary's handles high-risk obstetrics and fetal surgery, along with comprehensive women's breast health services.

SSM Health St. Mary's is a major teaching hospital that enjoys a long standing relationship with St. Louis University School of Medicine, offering residency programs in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Many opportunities to work with students, residents and fellows are available to qualified candidates.

SSM Health St. Clare Hospital: opened in Fenton, MO in 2009 as the first new hospital in St. Louis in 35 years. St. Clare is a full-service, 154-bed state-of-the-art hospital, designed to provide exceptional, patient-centered care. SSM Health St. Clare Hospital serves the needs of a rapidly expanding population in southwest St. Louis County. The beautiful campus includes:

  • Level 1 Stroke Center

  • Heart and vascular Care

  • Neurosciences

  • Cancer care

  • Breast Center

  • Sleep Services

  • Mother and Baby Services

  • Ambulatory Surgery Center

  • Outpatient procedure and diagnostic centers

  • Physician Practices on Campus

The Community: The St. Louis metro area is among the 20th largest metropolitan areas in the United States with a population of 2,900,605. In downtown St. Louis there are many wonderful attractions, including, the Arch, two professional sports teams (St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Rams), the St. Louis Symphony, Fox Theater, Art Museum, Science Center, Botanical Gardens and the Zoo. St. Louis is also home to three major Universities: Washington University, St. Louis University, and the University of Missouri- St. Louis, along with award winning school systems including over 200 private schools and more than 250 public schools. You can get the best of both worlds with a charming community and a robust metropolitan city with more than two million residents.

St. Louis, Missouri: The St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan area has 2.8 million residents and activities for everyone! Some of the highlights are the world renown Arch, the St. Louis Symphony, Fox Theater, Art Museum, Science Center, Botanical Gardens and one of the best zoos in the country . St. Louis is a big league city where the best fans in baseball cheer on the 11 time World Series championship Cardinals, along with the NHL St. Louis Blues. All of these attractions are easily accessible via convenient interstate highways.

Pick a lifestyle - St. Louis has it - the city itself boasts bustling, revitalized urban areas including Benton Park, Soulard, the Central West End, the downtown loft district, The Grove and Tower Grove South neighborhoods. Easily accessible suburbs offer award winning public, private and parochial schools. You'll find diverse worship and cultural opportunities through the metropolitan area. The proliferation of exceptional institutions of higher education, including Washington University, St. Louis University, and University of Missouri demonstrates that education is a priority for St. Louis.

Qualifications

  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Completion of a AOA or ACGME Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Completion of an accredited Pulmonology fellowship program
  • Missouri Medical License
  • DEA certificate
  • Board Certification in Pulmonology required
  • Adherence to SSM Health values of Excellence, Integrity, Teamwork, Service, and Initiative
  • Basic computer literacy, experience and proficiency with EHR, and timely completion of medical records
  • The ability to exercise patient confidentiality, informed consent, and respect, and regard for patient needs
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