Physician - Bariatric Surgeon - Full Time

SSM Health
Mt. Vernon, IL
Closing date
May 12, 2023

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SSM Health - Illinois seeks a Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgeon to join their SSM Health - Good Samaritan Hospital staff and Employed Medical Group in Mt. Vernon, Illinois and continue the growth of their MBSQIP Bariatric Surgery, Center of Excellence.

This is an employed position with SSM Health - Illinois, a premier hospital system located in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, where easy access is available to St. Louis, Chicago, Evansville, Indianapolis & Louisville.

Highlights of the opportunity are:
  • Facility is a not-for-profit Catholic institution affiliated with SSM HealthCare
  • Employed position with hospital affiliated medical group
  • 1:4 shared bariatric and general surgery call schedule
  • Physician focused administration
  • Fully electronic office and dedicated staff
  • Experienced NP's in the program with NP-first assist
  • DaVinci Xi surgical robot on-site
  • 250,000 population service area covering 9 counties

Excellent Financial Package:
  • Guaranteed base salary for the first three years
  • wRVU & quality incentives available
  • Medical, dental & vision coverage
  • Short- & long-term disability insurance paid for by the organization
  • Occurrence based malpractice insurance
  • 36 days of paid time off
  • $5,000 CME allowance
  • Option of a 401k with match or Roth IRA and deferred compensation plan offered as retirement planning options
  • Student loan repayment available


Physician - State of Work Location


Practice with Presence

More opportunity. More support. More voice. More purpose.

Everything you’ve been looking for is waiting for you at SSM Health, one of the leading health systems in the nation. We believe in the healing power of presence: The better we know our patients as individuals, the better we can care for them.

  • More practice setting locations and options. Our healing ministry features 23 hospitals, more than 290 physician offices and outpatient care sites, and 10 post-acute facilities throughout an integrated system covering Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin.
  • More support to help you succeed in your practice.  We partner with our physicians to make sure that they have the technologies, in-network specialists, highly trained staff and infrastructure (such as an Epic® EHR) to allow you to provide best-in-class care for your patients.
  • More voice. Our physicians are the hearts and hands of our system. Here you can contribute to building new programs, expand the reach of our system and contribute to ongoing quality initiatives to help us shape the future of care.
  • More purpose. Our core values and mission unite us to work closely together in a more meaningful way. Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.

Discover the difference of practicing with presence at SSM Health.


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Ste 650
St. Louis
United States

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