General Orthopaedic Surgeon

SSM Health
Centralia, Illinois
Jan 20, 2021
Jan 20, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

SSM Health Illinois seeks a General Orthopaedic Surgeon to re-establish a service line in our community-based hospital. The successful candidate will join our Medical Group and will be affiliated with St. Mary s Hospital in Centralia, Illinois, in a full-time position.

This is an employed position with SSM Health Medical Group, a premier hospital system located in Centralia, Illinois, where easy access is available to St. Louis, Chicago, Evansville, Indianapolis, Lexington, Louisville, Memphis and Nashville.

Highlights of the opportunity are:

  • Practice at a newly remodeled facility
  • Facility is a not-for-profit Catholic institution affiliated with SSM Health
  • 1:3 call schedule
  • Active Hospitalist program in place
  • 250,000 population service area covering 9 counties

Successful candidates must be:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons or its equivalent.
  • Can possess any of the following subspecialties in Orthopaedic surgery:
    • Fellowship in Sports Medicine
    • Fellowship in Total Joints (reconstructive)
  • Must be willing to do general Orthopaedics along with either of the two subspecialties listed above.

Excellent Financial Package:

  • Guaranteed base salary from $500k + (based on experience and training)
  • Occurrence based malpractice insurance
  • Student loan repayment available
  • Bonus incentives available
  • Medical, dental & vision coverage
  • Short & long term disability insurance
  • 32 days of paid time off per payroll year
  • CME allowance
  • 401k with employer match, deferred compensation

Centralia, Illinois provides a great area to establish a balanced professional and personal lifestyle with abundant recreation and mild climate.

  • Great area with 4 seasons, long springs & falls, mild winters
  • Only one hour from Downtown St. Louis
  • Amtrak station located in the center of town for easy transportation to many major metros.
  • Small town atmosphere close to big-city amenities
  • Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival
  • Rend Lake Recreation Area nearby, including over 20,00 acres of public land, nearly 19,000 acres of lake water and 27 boat ramps
  • Cedarhurst Center for the Arts nearby, an 85-acre estate featuring the Mitchell Museum, which displays changing art exhibits, an outdoor sculpture park, performing arts center, dinner theatre, concerts, art classes and craft shows
  • 8 universities & colleges within one hour
  • Affordable housing
  • Award-winning local vineyards, plus music festivals & art fairs nearby

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SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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