Contact a Recruiter: 844-776-1400
Nurse Practitioner - Women's Health - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Maternal Fetal Medicine | WISH Center - Maternal Fetal Medicine | Carbondale, IL | Req #: 19003218

Role Purpose:

Collaborates with physicians and staff to implement, coordinate, and care for residents in long term care, assisted living, senior congregate living, and senior services clinic. Monitors health behavior and health service for at risk senior patients.

  • Demonstrates competency in clinical skills, performance of procedures, treatments, and patient care.
  • Provides primary health care at long term care facilities, assisted living, retirement homes, and St. Mary's Senior Service clinic, served by collaborating physicians.
  • Ensures appropriate documentation of medical findings and maintains patients' medical records.
  • Coordinates and clinically manages a complex patient population with the interdisciplinary team and the SSM Senior Services Physicians.
  • Demonstrates competence in delegation, problem solving, conflict resolution, and team building.
  • Participates in the on call schedule if required by the collaborating physician and the Medical Executive Committee.
  • Provides clinical management by a) assisting in providing medical education to the patients and their families concerning the diagnosis, treatment plan, etc. b) conducting rounds (either hospital or community based facilities) as the collaborating physicians indicate.
  • Participates in one appropriate professional organization and shares information and resources to enhance the team's knowledge and functionality.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • State of IL RN License and MO
  • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner License
  • CPR Certification
  • Master's Degree

Physical Requirements:

Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the following physical capabilities:

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling
  • Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily
  • Standing or walking more than 6 hours a day
  • Running to respond to patient emergencies
  • Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 4 hours a day
  • Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
  • Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).
  • Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper operation
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis -

The 525-bed SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the Saint Louis University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis offers a wide variety of outpatient services, including cardiovascular and open-heart surgery, high-risk obstetrics and comprehensive women's breast health services. The hospital was recognized with the 2008 and 2010 Premier Award for Quality.

Benefits Statement:

Our robust employee benefits package includes health benefits, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability coverage, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, retirement plan options and more.

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings.

Easy Apply
Lea  Hamilton
Lea Hamilton
Physician and Provider Recruiter
Let's talk!
Contact me to learn more about our outstanding opportunities or to apply for a position.
Lea  Hamilton
Lea Hamilton
Physician and Provider Recruiter

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

AAt 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.

Quality of Life

Southern Illinois

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.

Southern Illinois