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Physician - Gastroenterologist - Mt. Vernon, IL - Full Time
Gastroenterology | IL-SSM Health Medical Group Mt Vernon | Mount Vernon, IL | Req #: 17004648

SSM Health - Illinois seeks an Gastroenterologist to take over an established GI practice. This position will be affiliated with both Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

This is an employed position with SSM Health Medical Group, 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
  • 1:5 call schedule
  • Active Hospitalist program in place
  • 250,000 population service area covering 9 counties

Excellent Financial Package:

  • Guaranteed base salary from $500k + (based on experience)
  • Occurrence based malpractice insurance
  • Student loan repayment available
  • Bonus incentives available
  • Medical, dental & vision coverage
  • Short & long term disability insurance
  • 25 days of vacation including 5 days CME
  • CME allowance
  • 401k, deferred compensation

Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for obtaining call coverage by other medical staff members for holidays, vacations and other time off.
  • Responsible for the standard of practice for patient population.
  • Responsibility for maintaining a private office and all clinical decision making within the office during times of service.
  • Acts as an advisor and consultant in the establishment of operational policies of the practice to include: (1) Purchasing and capital allocations; (2) Managed care plan participation; (3) Budget and practice expenses; (4) Medicare/Medicaid participation; (5) Billing and collection of professional fees; (6) Personnel management and related policies; (7) Risk management and quality assurance; and (8) Coding compliance.
  • Responsible for after-hours call coverage for patients of the practice, in addition to office appointments.
  • Participates in community service activities, including speaking engagements, writing and special clinical programs as reasonably requested.
  • Responsible for all risk management, coding compliance and quality assurance activities and functions in and related to the practice.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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Jessica Hall
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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!

Diversity, Inclusion
and Equality

At SSM Health, diversity, inclusion and equality are integral parts of who we are and a reflection of our Mission and values. We believe that workplace diversity is essential to our success. We seek to foster awareness and appreciation of diversity among our patients, employees, physicians, providers, customers and communities.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Southern Illinois is one of the hidden gems of the Midwest. With astonishing natural beauty, local and natural history, and communities with their own unique identities, there is so much to do and discover here. Experience ancient history at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, the nation’s largest archaeological site, in Collinsville, IL or the explore the historical hideout of notorious outlaws, such as Jesse James, at Cave-In-Rock, nestled in the Shawnee National Forest. Take in a day of the arts, dining or entertainment during one of Mt. Vernon’s many festivals or a day of relaxation on the Southern Illinois Wine Trail. There are abundant hospitality and opportunities for those who call this unique region their home.

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