Surgery | SSM Health Medical Group - 12255 DePaul Drive | Bridgeton, MO | Req #: 19005831
SSM Health, serving the needs of the St. Louis, MO area with almost 400 physicians in 40 locations, has an exceptional career opportunity at DePaul Hospital for a fellowship trained Colorectal Surgeon. This position offers:
Colleagues who consistently produce in the highest percentiles, creating community need and waiting patient panels
Procedures performed on same campus as office/clinical practice
An established group of surgeons - General, Breast, Vascular and Trauma
Above average compensation, including signing and retention bonuses
Great benefits including retirement, comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, generous vacation and paid, reimbursed CME
Highly trained, experienced staff and EHR integrated system wide in order to minimize physician time spent on non-clinical tasks
In-house anesthesia, pathology, CT and infusion
SSM Health DePaul Hospital
A 476-bed, full service Catholic hospital, SSM Health DePaul Hospital opened in 1828, as the first hospital west of the Mississippi River. DePaul provides the only Level II Trauma Center in North St. Louis County, primarily serving patients from the surrounding Missouri communities of Bridgeton, Florissant, Hazelwood, St. Ann, Olivette, St. John, Maryland Heights and Overland.
With all private rooms, SSM DePaul offers comprehensive medical care, and highly advanced technology including the da Vinci Surgery System. Procedures available include minimally invasive heart, spine, knee, hip and weight loss surgery.
City of Bridgeton
Bridgeton is one of the oldest settlements in the St. Louis area, established in 1794 and home to several historic landmarks. Just 20 miles from downtown St. Louis, Bridgeton is a second-ring suburb of Greater St. Louis in northwestern St. Louis County.
The City of Bridgeton has one of the most comprehensive collections of parks and recreational programs in the region. 10 locations provide 256 acres for leisure activities including the city's Municipal Athletic Complex, Bridgton Crossing Family Aquatic Park and Berry Hill Golf Course. Bridgeton is considered the primary transport hub of the area because of its proximity to major interstate highways and Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.
The St. Louis metro area has over 2.8 million residents, a rich history and wonderful attractions. You'll enjoy the benefits of the Arch, MLB Cardinals and NHL Blues, the St. Louis Symphony, the Fox Theater, the Art Museum, the Science Center, the Botanical Gardens and the Zoo. The area has outstanding public and private schools, and 3 major Universities.
- M.D. or D.O.
- Completion of an accredited Colorectal Surgery Fellowship Program
- Board Certification in General Surgery
- BC/BE in Colorectal Surgery (must become Board Certified within 2 years)
- Missouri Medical License
- DEA certificate
- ACLS certification
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 abilities 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.