SSM Health Dean Medical Group, a 450+ physician multi-specialty group based in Madison, WI is actively recruiting a full-time (1.0 FTE) OB/GYN physician to join our group in Madison. Our Ob/Gyn Madison Division currently consists of 10 well established generalist Ob/Gyn physicians, 1 Urogynecologist, 3 Perinatologists, 1 Nocturnist, 4 Certified Nurse Midwives and 10 Advanced Practitioners. Call is shared equally with a 1:10 rotation with many of the nights covered by our OB nocturnists. In addition to OB, we have a full-scope gynecology practice. There is dedicated weekly Gyn OR time for major and minor cases including laparoscopic and robotic-assisted laparoscopy. The Division is highly respected and well recognized by their peers for their exceptional skills and high quality of care. Our Division takes pride in participating in the University of Wisconsin Ob/Gyn Residency Program which includes teaching of senior GYN residents in the OR. We also actively train University of Wisconsin Family Medicine Residents on our labor and delivery floor. As such, we are looking for candidates who have interest in resident physician teaching.
The St. Mary's Hospital Family Birth Center provides comprehensive, family-centered services including labor, delivery, postpartum and newborn care. Services are provided for both high-risk and low-risk pregnancies and newborns. Over 2,300 babies are delivered at St. Mary's each year and care for close to 500 fragile newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The competent and caring nursing staff of the Family Birth Center strives to honor every family's individual birth plan within a private, home-like environment.
The Birth Suites provide private rooms for the labor, delivery and recovery period, and three cesarean section operating rooms. The unit was designed to enhance privacy and family involvement at all stages of the birthing process. Care after birth is provided in private rooms in the Family Care Suites where we encourage family participation in the care of the newborn. Though most babies room with their mothers, St. Mary's nursery staff offers skilled care and a tender touch if needed. St. Mary's has been officially designated as a Baby-Friendly® Hospital and meets the high standards set by the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) for providing the best possible breastfeeding support for mother and baby in the maternity setting.
The Antepartum Obstetrical unit provides care to women who are hospitalized before delivery due to complications of pregnancy.
The St. Mary's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) was the first facility in the state of Wisconsin to care for critically ill newborns. The NICU, which is a Level III unit has 31 beds, is staffed by six neonatologists and nurses who specialize in care of 490 critically ill newborns annually.
Madison, the capital of Wisconsin, offers a quality of life second to none. As featured in Money magazine as the "Best Place to Live in America" out of the 300 largest U.S. cities, Madison offers a strong economy, outstanding health care and a range of cultural activities usually found only in cities far larger than this. Home to over 220,000, Madison is situated on an isthmus between the areas two largest lakes, a setting that offers impressive beauty, a compact and vital metropolitan area, and a wide variety of recreational activities. Madison's climate brings four distinct seasons with blue skies, golden leaves, clear water and sparkling snow. Just an hour away lie peaceful retreats among the woods, gently flowing streams, and lush valleys of southern Wisconsin. Madisonian's enjoy nearby downhill ski hills, extensive cross-country ski trails, a nationally ranked trout stream, and more bicycle trails than any other state in the nation. These qualities combine to make Madison one of seven "Dream Cities in the United States" for outdoor enthusiasts according to Outside magazine in July 1995.
Cultural activities abound, from the summer open-air Concerts on the Square by the Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra to theater, opera, and ballet at the Overture Center for the Arts. Independent theater groups, including the highly acclaimed American Players Theater in nearby Spring Green, offer year-round variety on the stage. The area hosts concerts in a range of venues, including the annual Isthmus Jazz Festival, as well as an array of night life that only a university town can offer. For those seeking an escape to the "big city" Milwaukee, Chicago and Minneapolis are within a few hours' drive. Madison is economically healthy, with ample opportunities in education, government, industry, finance, health care, and biotechnology.
The public schools are among the best in the country, with more recipients of the Presidential Award of Excellence than any other city in the United States. Commutes are short, the cost of living reasonable, and the crime rate low. Madison's unique blend of features and opportunities make it a premier place to live.
SSM Health Dean Medical Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
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SSM Health has announced that it is joining with the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) in a new initiative to confront racism by achieving health equity. SSM Health joins 22 of the nation’s largest Catholic health care systems committed to confronting systemic racism by prioritizing equity in response to COVID-19; enacting change across their own health care systems by examining and changing hiring, promotion and retention practices to ensure diversity and inclusion; forming stronger partnerships with communities of color to improve health outcomes; and leveraging their united and powerful voice to advocate for policy changes that address the root causes of racism and social injustice.
“This past year has further demonstrated the important and influential role that health care systems can and should play in shaping local communities and society at large,” Joe Hodges, Regional President, SSM Health in Oklahoma. “SSM Health is proud to join this pledge and will continue taking bold steps to ensure better health for all – particularly those who are economically, physically and socially marginalized.”
Collectively, SSM Health and the other Catholic health organizations that have signed the pledge employ nearly a half million people across 46 states and the District of Columbia, and care for almost four million patients annually.
Recognizing that racism is an affront to the core values of Catholic social teaching, CHA members joined in solidarity to promote the common good and seek justice by being actively anti-racist and accountable in effecting positive change in the communities we serve.
Four focus areas
Act for COVID-19 equity: Members commit to ensuring that testing for COVID-19 is available and accessible in minority communities and that new treatments are distributed and used equitably as they become available. Members will also work for prioritization of vaccinations for those individuals and families at higher risk — elder populations and communities of color, including Native American communities.
Enact change across our own health systems: Members are examining how their organizations recruit, hire, promote and retain employees; how they conduct business operations, including visible diversity and inclusivity at the decision, leadership and governance levels; and how they incentivize and hold our leaders accountable.
Advocate for improved health outcomes for minority communities and populations: Members agree to promote and improve the delivery of culturally competent care and oppose policies that exacerbate or perpetuate economic and social inequities, including such issues as education, housing and criminal justice reform.
Strengthen trust with minority communities: Members will continue to foster, strengthen and sustain authentic relationships based on mutually agreed goals to better understand the unique needs of their communities.
Kaiser and other Catholic health care leaders who have signed the pledge recognize that collectively they are in a unique position to bring about overdue change to policies and practices that have allowed systemic racism and health disparities to continue in the United States.
To hold itself and its members accountable, CHA intends to provide updates on the commitment progress annually.