SLUCare Physician Group is the academic medical practice of SSM Health, is seeking applicants for full time faculty positions in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine within the Department of Pediatrics at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. Applicants should: 1) be BE/BC in Pediatrics, 2) have a strong clinical background and experience in pediatric emergency medicine, 3) have a commitment to excellence in patient care and medical education, and 4) meet requirements to obtain Missouri and Illinois licensure.
The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) has 11 faculty members and has primary responsibility for the care of patients at SSM Health CGCH Emergency Department. SSM Health CGCH is a 190-bed freestanding hospital and Level I Pediatric Trauma Center located in midtown Saint Louis that cares for over 50,000 patients per year. The hospital serves a diverse population from the inner city, the metropolitan area, and a 200-mile referral radius in Missouri and Illinois. The medical staff includes over 150 full-time Saint Louis University School of Medicine faculty. The PEM division provides 24/7 coverage for the emergency department and includes double and triple attending coverage during peak hours. The PEM division also has a fully accredited fellowship-training program with 6 fellows. Lower acuity patients are cared for by pediatric nurse practitioners that staff the department from 9 am to 1 am each day. Staffing is adjusted to average 2 new patient contacts per hour.
In addition to treating patients, SLUCare physicians educate the next generation of health care professionals at SSM Health St. Louis. Our teaching is guided by our Catholic Jesuit tradition, balancing the science of medicine with the soul of it - keeping people first in all we do.
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