General Surgeon - St. Joseph's Hospital

Employer
SSM Health
Location
Saint Charles, MO
Posted
Feb 02, 2021
Closes
Feb 02, 2022
Ref
29607
Specialty
Other Specialty
SSM Health is actively seeking a General Surgeon to join a well-respected physician led practice at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, MO.

Opportunity Highlights Include:
  • Colleagues who consistently produce in the highest percentiles, creating community need and a waiting patient panel
  • 4-day work week
  • No Trauma Call
  • Looking for general surgeon to perform "bread and butter" cases
  • Subspecialty encouraged: Minimally Invasive, Colorectal, Endo
  • Great benefits including retirement, comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, generous vacation and paid, reimbursed CME
  • Highly trained, experienced staff and EHR integrated system wide in order to minimize physician time spent on non-clinical tasks
  • Procedures performed on same campus as office/clinical practice and inpatient facility
  • In-house anesthesia, pathology, CT and infusion
  • Weekend call will be 1:4 - One hospital coverage.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for obtaining call coverage by other medical staff members for holidays, vacations and other time off.
  • Responsible for the standard of practice for patient population.
  • Responsibility for maintaining a private office and all clinical decision making within the office during times of service.
  • Acts as an advisor and consultant in the establishment of operational policies of the practice to include: (1) Purchasing and capital allocations; (2) Managed care plan participation; (3) Budget and practice expenses; (4) Medicare/Medicaid participation; (5) Billing and collection of professional fees; (6) Personnel management and related policies; (7) Risk management and quality assurance; and (8) Coding compliance.
  • Responsible for after-hours call coverage for patients of the practice, in addition to office appointments.
  • Participates in community service activities, including speaking engagements, writing and special clinical programs as reasonably requested.
  • Responsible for all risk management, coding compliance and quality assurance activities and functions in and related to the practice.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional driving.
  • Rare crawling and running.


Qualifications

Physician - State of Work Location

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