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Physician - Family Medicine - Full Time - Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Company: SSM Health
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling

IL-SSM Health Medical Group Mt Vernon Water Tower

Worker Type:

Regular

Job Highlights:

SSM Health - Illinois seeks a Family Medicine physician to take over an established practice in our Mt. Vernon, Illinois ministry. The physician would join an established outpatient site taking over an established Family Medicine practice due to the relocation of a long-standing physician in the community.

Successful candidate will have:

Graduated from an ACGME Family Medicine program
BE/BC in Family Medicine
Preference would be to have a candidate with experience

This is an employed position with SSM Health Medical Group, a premier hospital system located in Centralia, Illinois, where easy access is available to St. Louis, Chicago, Evansville, Indianapolis, Louisville, Nashville & Memphis.

Highlights of the opportunity are:

Facility is a not-for-profit Catholic institution affiliated with SSM Health
Employed position with hospital affiliated medical group
Outpatient Practice
Physician focused administration
Fully electronic office and dedicated staff
250,000 population service area covering 9 counties

Excellent Financial Package:

Guaranteed base salary $240k+ for the first two years, based on experience
Bonus incentives available
Medical, dental & vision coverage
Short- & long-term disability insurance
Occurrence based malpractice insurance
Generous time off package of 32 days per payroll year, with the ability to roll over 5 days per year
CME allowance
401k with an employer match and a deferred compensation plan
Student loan repayment available

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

Job Summary:

Diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

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.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Occasional driving.
Rare crawling and running.

Licenses / Certifications:

Physician - State of Work Location

Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:

Medical Group Administration

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

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Keywords: SSM Health, Evansville , Physician - Family Medicine - Full Time - Mt. Vernon, Illinois, Healthcare , Mount Vernon, Indiana

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