Physician - IM Division Director, Geriatric Medicine - Full Time Academic - SLUCare Physician Group

Employer
SSM Health
Location
Saint Louis, MO
Closing date
Mar 16, 2024

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Specialty
Geriatrics

Job Details

SLUCare Physician Group, a member of SSM Health is seeking applicants for a Division Director in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine. Level of appointment will be commensurate with experience.

The Division of Geriatric Medicine is one of the most prominent divisions in the country and has substantial clinical, teaching and research programs in place, including a fully accredited geriatric medicine fellowship program, basic science research program, and a long-standing Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Grant.

Areas of special interest currently include:

- Post-acute and long-term care medicine,

- Frailty and sarcopenia,

- Pathogenesis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease,

- Education of patients,

- The public and health care providers about issues related to aging.

The division director will work closely with the leadership of the newly established Division of Palliative Medicine and its palliative care fellowship program. Geriatric medicine primary care and consultative services are provided at several nursing homes, assisted living centers, specialty outpatient offices, and hospital setting.

SLU Care Physician Group 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. In addition to treating patients, SLU Care 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.

SSM Health is a Catholic not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and SSM Health has care delivery sites in Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.

The division has historically had strong ties to the St. Louis VA Medical Center, which is affiliated with Saint Louis University and provides excellent opportunities for growth and collaboration. The division is financially stable and poised to maintain its national prominence under appropriate leadership. The successful candidate should have appropriate board certification a substantial background in clinical, educational or laboratory research, grant management, and educational programming.

Company

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.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
844-776-1400
Location
12312 Olive Blvd
Ste 650
St. Louis
Missouri
63141
US

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