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Physician - Infectious Disease - southern Illinois - Full Time
Infectious Disease | SSM Health Medical Group - 2 Good Samaritan Way | Mount Vernon, IL | Req #: 19004990
Description

SSM Health - Illinois seeks an Infectious Disease Physician to take over an established ID practice. This position will be affiliated with both Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois and St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia, 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 $250k + (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 CME

  • CME allowance

  • 401k, deferred compensation

Mt. Vernon, Illinois provides a great area to establish a balanced professional and personal lifestyle with our outstanding schools, abundant recreation and mild climate.

  • Great area with 4 seasons, long springs and falls and mild winters

  • Only one hour from Downtown St. Louis, Missouri

  • At the crossroads of Interstate 57 & Interstate 64

  • Features 60 restaurants and 4 golf courses

  • Small town atmosphere close to big-city amenities

  • Strong public & private schools including a new $74 million, 315,00 square foot high school that opened August 2016.

  • Mt. Vernon is a growing and expanding community that serves as a hub of employment, entertainment and shopping for surrounding counties

  • Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, an 85-acre estate featuring the Mitchell Museum which displays changing art exhibits, an outdoor sculpture park, performing arts center, dinner theatre, concerts, art classes and craft show

  • Rend Lake Recreation Area, including over 20,000 acres of public land, 19,000 acres of lake water with 27 boat ramps, bike trails and hunting and fishing available only 20 minutes south

  • Affordable housing

  • Award-winning local vineyards, plus music festivals & art fairs


Qualifications

Successful candidates will posses:

  • Graduate from an MD or DO program or foreign equivalent
  • Graduate from an ACGME accredited Internal Medicine residency
  • Completion of an ACGME accredited Infectious Disease fellowship
  • Board Certification preferred, but will accept Board Eligible less than 5 years out of training.
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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

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.

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