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APN or PA - Urology Servcies - Full Time- Mt. Vernon, IL
Urology | SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital - Mt. Vernon | Mount Vernon, IL | Req #: 19504594

SSM Health - Illinois seeks an Urology NP or PA to join a reestablishing Urology program in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Join an experienced physician who will start this fall. This position will be affiliated with SSM Health - Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois

This is an employed position with SSM Health- Good Samaritan, a premier hospital system located in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, where easy access is available to St. Louis, Chicago, Evansville, Indianapolis, Louisville, Memphis and Nashville.

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 Healthcare
  • 250,000 population service are covering 9 counties
  • Completely electronic medical record on-site, EPIC is the vendor

Successful candidates will possess:

  • Completion of an NP or PA program, preferred but not required
  • Urology or Surgery experience preferred, but not required for the position.
  • Physician willing to hire and train new graduates
  • Board certification, by APs governing body required to begin work
  • Position will start as a Monday-Friday position with no weekends or Holidays, but there are plans for it to potentially grow to include, but not limited to, weekend rounding, assisting in Surgery and also night call.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, dental & vision coverage at reduced costs

  • Short & long term disability insurance available

  • Robust vacation accrual

  • CME allowance and days off

  • 403b with an employer match, deferred compensation and a defined contribution plan available for participation


Position Requirements (General):
Bachelor's Degree for PA-C, Master's Degree for APN
PA-C - Nationally Certified Physician and Illinois Licensed Physician Assistant or NP/CNS - RN and Nationally Certified as NP or CNS in specialty area and Illinois License Advanced Practice Nurse
1+ years of independent practice experience preferred, but not required
Surgical or Urology experience preferred, but not required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to assess the needs of the customer and effectively meet their needs.

Department Specific:
Successful candidate will possess or be on track to obtain certification as an NP or PA who will be licensed in the State of Illinois.

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Jessica Hall
Jessica Hall
Manager of Physician and Provider Recruitment
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Jessica Hall
Jessica Hall
Manager of Physician and Provider Recruitment

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