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Bariatric Surgery Physician - St Clare
Bariatric Surgery | SSM Health St. Clare Hospital - Fenton | Fenton, MO | Req #: 19003026

SSM Health Weight Management Services at St. Clare Hospital seeks an experienced, fellowship trained Bariatric Surgeon. This opportunity offers:

  • Established, respected, full service weight management program expanding to second campus
  • Membership in 400 provider, physician led medical group
  • A competitive base salary for 2 years, followed by wRVU based compensation
  • Occurrence based malpractice insurance
  • Generous, comprehensive benefits package includes 4 weeks of vacation, and a week paid CME w/allowance
  • Health/dental/vision insurance, and retirement programs

SSM Health St. Clare Hospital opened in Fenton, MO in 2009 as the first new hospital in St. Louis in 35 years. St. Clare is a full-service, 154-bed state-of-the-art hospital, designed to provide exceptional, patient-centered care. St. Clare Hospital serves the needs of a rapidly expanding population in southwest St. Louis County. The beautiful campus includes:

  • Level 1 Stroke Center

  • Heart and Vascular Care

  • Neurosciences
  • Cancer care

  • Breast Center

  • Sleep Services

  • Mother and Baby Services

  • Ambulatory Surgery Center

  • Outpatient procedure and diagnostic centers

  • Physician Practices on Campus

    Fenton, Missouri is located 20 minutes southwest of downtown St. Louis, offers the highest level of services with:

  • 350+ acres of parks and public spaces including River Chase Recreation Center, 9 miles of bike/pedestrian paths, soccer fields, and baseball and softball diamonds

  • Exceptional Educational Opportunities in the Rockwood and Lindbergh School Districts

  • A thriving business community and abundant shopping

  • Modern infrastructure with access to major highways


Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience
  • Completion of a General Surgery Residency
  • Completion of a fellowship encompassing current Bariatric Surgery procedures
  • Experience operating as solo surgeon with RNFA support
  • Board Certified in General Surgery
  • Missouri Medical License
  • DEA and ACLS certification
In addition to clinical skills, the candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism with an emphasis on integrity, a commitment to excellence, and ethical principles of clinical care. Also required are an ability to exercise confidentiality of patient information, informed consent, demonstration of respect, and regard for patient needs. All SSM physicians are expected to adhere to the basic SSM Health values of Excellence, Integrity, Teamwork, Service, and Initiative.

Computer literacy, including MS Excel and electronic communication skills are required. Physicians must be comfortable and proficient with EPIC electronic health record system, utilizing electronic tools such as email, mychart, PACS, LMS, etc. Timely completion of medical records is a requirement. Some weekends and extended hours may be required.

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Teresa Kenney
Teresa Kenney
Lead Physician and Provider Recruiter
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Teresa Kenney
Teresa Kenney
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Why SSM Health

At SSM Health, we are driven by a singular Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God. It's a higher calling that binds us. Here, we work together, system and providers alike, to heal the body, mind and spirit of our patients. We are united by a shared commitment to serve through faith, humanity, compassionate care and exceptional medicine.

Employment Benefits

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement savings plan
  • CME stipends and time
  • Adoption reimbursement
  • And more!

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and Equality

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Quality of Life

Missouri - Eastern

From the famed Gateway Arch in St. Louis to Kansas City, Missouri is one of the most livable states in the country. The metropolitan area features a large variety of neighborhoods and communities. With an affordable housing market, trendy neighborhoods, and the booming economic landscape this one of the most attractive areas for professionals. Smaller cities like Jefferson City, our capital, and Columbia, home of the University of Missouri, offer vibrant communities buzzing with activity, yet free of the hustle and bustle of larger metropolitan areas.