Palliative Medicine Opportunity in suburban Saint Louis, Missouri
May 21, 2018
Saint Charles, Missouri
Full Time - Experienced
Palliative Medicine Opportunity in Saint Charles, Missouri
SSM Health-St. Joseph Hospital currently has an opening for a full-time Palliative Medicine Physician to join our growing team. Physician will lead and develop our inpatient Palliative Care team to provide consultative services.
Palliative Care Physician Opportunity:
Hospital employed position
Inpatient Palliative Care Consult Program
Schedule is Monday through Friday 8am-5pm
No call required
6 weeks’ vacation
Excellent benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, and Disability insurance
403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution
System-wide EPIC EMR
SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – St. Charles
Over the past 125 years, St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles has improved structurally and technologically to meet the needs of our continuously growing population. Today, St. Joseph offers specialized care for critically ill patients. St. Joseph Hospital provides acute care services, a Heart & Vascular center, Sleep Services, Cancer Care, an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, and a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center.
With 333 licensed beds, St. Joseph Hospital in historic St. Charles provides the only Level II Trauma Center that serves three of the fastest growing counties in the Midwest - St. Charles, Warren, Lincoln and Montgomery County Missouri.
Historic Downtown St. Charles, Missouri was established next to the Missouri river in 1769. It is a popular tourist destination, hosting family friendly festivals that draw thousands of visitors each year. With brick-paved streets, unique stores and top-rated restaurants, Historic St. Charles offers something for everyone. A fabulous riverside casino and the trailhead of the Katy Trail are just a couple of the attractions that make St. Charles a wonderful place to live, work and visit.
St. Charles County – outside historic downtown, St. Charles county is an idyllic suburb. Shopping, outdoor activities of all kinds, fantastic schools, low taxes, and affordable housing are just a few of the reasons that St. Charles county is growing so quickly and attracting so many. St. Louis and its attractions are easily accessible via convenient interstate highways.
Come be a part of SSM Health’s Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.
MD or DO from an accredited medical school
BC in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is preferred
Ideal candidate will have completed a Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship
Communicate efficiently with patients, families and team
Internal Number: 18001825
About SSM Health
Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.
SSM Health is a Catholic not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. Headquartered in St. Louis, SSM Health has care delivery sites in Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. The health system includes 24 hospitals, more than 300 physician offices and other outpatient care sites, 10 post-acute facilities, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance company, a technology company and an Accountable Care Organization.
With more than 10,000 providers and 40,000 employees in four states, SSM Health is one of the largest employers in every community it serves. An early adopter of the electronic health record (EHR), SSM Health is a national leader for the depth of its EHR integration.