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Physician - Primary Care - Full Time

SSM Health
O'Fallon, MO
Closing date
Jun 11, 2024

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Family Medicine

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SSM Health is seeking a highly skilled and compassionate Family Medicine Physician to join our team in O'Fallon, Missouri. The successful candidate will provide comprehensive primary care services to patients of all ages, focusing on health promotion, disease prevention, and the management of acute and chronic illnesses. This role offers the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment committed to delivering high-quality, patient-centered care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough patient assessments, including medical histories, physical examinations, and diagnostic tests.
  • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans based on patient evaluations.
  • Manage a broad range of medical conditions, from acute illnesses to complex chronic diseases.
  • Prescribe medications, therapies, and other interventions according to best practice guidelines.
  • Provide preventive care services, including immunizations, screenings, and health education.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including specialists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, to ensure comprehensive patient care.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate medical records using the electronic health record (EHR) system.
  • Engage in continuous quality improvement initiatives and stay current with medical advancements.
  • Educate patients and families on health maintenance and disease prevention strategies.


  • Medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited medical school.
  • Completion of a residency program in Family Medicine.
  • Board certification or eligibility in Family Medicine.
  • Current medical license to practice in the state of Missouri.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a primary care setting preferred.
  • Strong clinical skills with the ability to manage a wide range of health conditions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-based care model.
  • Proficiency with electronic health records (EHR) systems.

Work Environment:

  • Full-time position with regular office hours.
  • May require occasional evening or weekend shifts to accommodate patient needs.
  • Supportive and dynamic clinic setting focused on high-quality patient care.


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match.
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) and holiday pay.
  • Continuing medical education (CME) allowances and professional development support.
  • Malpractice insurance coverage.
  • Relocation assistance if applicable.

About SSM Health: SSM Health is a leading healthcare provider with a mission to reveal the healing presence of God by providing exceptional health services to communities across the Midwest. Our team is dedicated to holistic care that nurtures the body, mind, and spirit, making a meaningful impact in the lives of our patients and their families. Join SSM Health and be part of a mission-driven organization committed to excellence in healthcare.


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On the path to becoming one of the largest health systems in the nation, SSM Health has recruited an exceptional network of leaders and providers who work together with a shared commitment to building a better health care system focused on healing people — mind, body and spirit.

Discover the difference of practicing with presence at SSM Health. Connect with one of our recruitment consultants to learn more about career opportunities.


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