Regional Hospitalist Medical Director - SSM Health

SSM Health
Mt. Vernon, IL
Closing date
Aug 4, 2024

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SSM Health - Illinois is seeking a Medical Director of their regional Hospitalist program. Successful candidates will join an established team and the staff at SSM Health - Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon with duties also at SSM Health - St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia.

This position is a full-time position with 50% of their working time spent on administrative duties and 50% of their time on clinical duties. Days and hours per week to be determined.

The program teams run on blocks from Tuesday thru Monday. This position will be responsible for oversight and work at both Good Sam and St. Mary's Hospitals on a rotational basis.

Highlights of the opportunity are:
  • Practice at a brand-new state of the art facility
  • Facility is a not-for-profit Catholic institution affiliated with SSM Health
  • Employed position with the hospital
  • Salary PLUS Quality Incentives
  • Physician focused administration
  • 250,000 population service area covering 9 counties
  • $5,000 CME Allowance
  • Student Loan Payment Availability
  • Excellent Benefits - medical, dental, vision + more!

Candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of clinical practice experience as a Hospitalist

  • Master's Degree in Business or Health Care field preferred

  • Provide direct patient care in the hospitalist program, by working as a hospitalist part time at one of the defined facilities
  • A successful track record in building collaborative teams through inclusiveness
  • Experienced in physician recruitment and retention.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement with clear communication as to deliverables, timing and expectations
  • Comfort in using multiple computer systems and programs for reporting measurements, enabling transparent communication and enforcing standards.
  • For program continuity, and possible staffing shortages, Director must have privileges at all locations Hospitalist Programs are providing services.




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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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12312 Olive Blvd
Ste 650
St. Louis

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