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Physician - Pediatric Pulmonary - Full Time Academic - SLUCare Physician Group

SSM Health
Saint Louis, MO
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Dec 20, 2024

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Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

SLUCare Physician Group

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

SSM Health SLUCare Physician Group is seeking faculty applicants for a full-time appointment in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. Academic rank, with Saint Louis University School of Medicine is commensurate with experience. The physician candidate must be BC/BE in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Responsibilities include providing clinical care for children with a variety of respiratory illnesses in inpatient and outpatient settings while supervising health care trainees. Academic opportunities in medical education, clinical and basic science are valued and encouraged. The Division includes accredited CF and Sleep centers with a Sleep medicine fellowship and active participation in many multidisciplinary clinics. Pulmonary Function and Sleep labs are directed by members of our division; we have an active bronchoscopy service. The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine consists of 7 physicians and 3 nurse practitioners with a wide array of training backgrounds and academic interests. The Division is supported by a team of clinical nurses, respiratory therapists, research coordinators, a dietitian, a social worker and administrative staff.

Our faculty are based at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, a Magnet designated, 195-bed free standing hospital and ambulatory care center located in midtown St. Louis, serving a diverse urban and metropolitan population in an over 200-mile referral radius primarily in Missouri and Illinois. Our services include a 65 bed Level 4 NICU complemented by a Level 3 NICU at our maternity hospital and a community network of newborn nurseries. A 21 bed PICU/CCU includes a thriving Cardiac surgery program. Transplant services include Bone Marrow and solid organ transplant (not including lung). All major Pediatric medical, surgical, and behavioral specialties are included in our Departments and Divisions. Community based outpatient offices are located throughout the near metropolitan area.

SLUCare Physician Group through its affiliation with Saint Louis University School of Medicine is the academic medical practice of SSM Health, St. Louis with more than 600 health care providers in hospitals and medical offices throughout the St. Louis region. Our physicians are among the most highly trained in their fields: more than 50 specialties in all. We have national and international experts, renowned for research and innovations in medicine. The pediatric staff includes over 150 full time site-based Saint Louis University School of Medicine faculty.

The Saint Louis metropolitan area is well-known for its low cost of living, excellent public and private schools, family friendly atmosphere, and free attractions. Nearby Forest Park is the home of the Saint Louis Zoo, museums, and the Muny outdoor theatre. The region has numerous parks and waterways to explore. Professional sports, a nationally recognized food scene, and craft beer are some of the many aspects of the city that locals love.

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