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Merritt Hawkins
St. Louis, Missouri
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

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Job Description & Requirements
Oncology in Missouri
StartDate: ASAP

SSM Health, a large, prominent not-for-profit health system serving the Midwest, seeks a Hematology-Oncology Physician to join a growing group as a solo practice. The incoming Hematology-Oncology Physician will be part of the only oncology practice in the area. With a legacy that began in 1872, this robust and fully integrated health system has 40,000 employees and providers who value compassion, respect, excellence, stewardship, and community. Candidates must be board-certified and have a fellowship in hematology-oncology or board eligible if less than five years out of training.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Potential for a signing bonus of $100,000, which can give you a rewarding start
  • Work for a reputable not-for-profit health system that prioritizes patient care and community well-being
  • Establish a prestigious academic affiliation with SLUCare, if desired, and enhance your professional growth and collaboration
  • The incoming Hematology-Oncology Physician can enjoy a flexible 4-day work week, allowing for a healthy work-life balance
  • Experience help from locums and an abundant support staff

Community Information
Nestled in Southern Illinois, Mt. Vernon, IL, showcases a storied history and a perfect setting for families to flourish. The locality presents enticing opportunities with its affordable housing options, minimal real estate taxes, and a multitude of amenities that create a delightful small-town living experience.
  • Explore 90 acres of public parkland, a prominent cultural institution in Southern Illinois, and discover eight universities and colleges within a one-hour drive
  • Benefit from a convenient location near major cities
  • Enjoy quick access to St. Louis, offering top-notch culture, athletics (both college and professional), and an international airport
  • Indulge in an affordable cost of living with a range of housing options, from suburban living to lakeside homes to country estates with acreage
  • Experience exceptional public and private schools renowned for their excellent STEM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
  • Immerse yourself in a nature lover's paradise with effortless access to hunting, fishing, boating, and more
  • The incoming Hematology-Oncology Physician will join a welcoming and hospitable community that highly values its physicians and appreciates the exceptional care they provide

Job Benefits

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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