Physician - Emergency Medicine - Full Time Academic - SLUCare Physician Group

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Employer
SSM Health
Location
Wellston, MO
Posted
Nov 20, 2022
Closes
Dec 05, 2022
Ref
594845326
Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Physician
Hours
Full-Time
EMERGENCY MEDICINE
Department of Surgery
SLUCare Physician Group, a member of SSM Health is seeking qualified applicants for full-time faculty positions in the Division of Emergency Medicine. These positions offer educational, clinical and research opportunities.
SSM Saint Louis University Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center which treats nearly 50,000 patients yearly, including over 3000 trauma patients in its Emergency Department. There is a fully accredited 3-year Emergency Medicine residency, finishing 7 residents per year.
The department is currently staffed with a group of sixteen academic physicians but needs to expand to meet our growing demand. Applicants must be Emergency Medicine board certified or eligible.
SLUCare Physician Group is the academic medical practice of SSM Health, St. Louis with more than 600 health care providers in hospitals and medical offices throughout the St. Louis region. Our physicians are among the most highly trained in their fields: more than 50 specialties in all. We have national and international experts, renowned for research and innovations in medicine.
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Diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses.
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.
SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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