Physician - Rheumatologist - southern Illinois - Full Time

SSM Health Medical Group Mt Vernon
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Facility: SSM Health Medical Group Mt Vernon 
Address:  
Mount Vernon, IL 62864 

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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Internal Medicine : Sleep Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Job Description

SSM Health - Illinois seeks a Rheumatologist to join the medical staff of Good Samaritan Hospital. This to start the service line!

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 Memphis and Nashville.

Highlights of the opportunity are:

  • Facility is a not-for-profit Catholic institution affiliated with SSM HealthCare
  • Employed position with SSM Health Medical Group
  • 1:5 call schedule, extra compensation for additional days taken
  • 5 chair infusion center at the Hospital with another 15 chairs at our Cancer Center
  • 250,000 population service area covering 9 counties

Excellent Financial Package

  • Guaranteed base salary from $225k (based on experience) for the first two years
  • Occurrence based malpractice insurance
  • Student loan repayment available
  • 401k and Deferred Comp Plan available

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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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Contact Information
Contact: Jessica Hall 
Phone: 618-899-3636
Fax: 618-241-4863 
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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