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Physician - Pulmonary, Critical Care - Full Time Academic - SLUCare Physician Group

SSM Health
Saint Louis, MO
Closing date
Mar 29, 2023

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Specialty / Focus
Critical Care
Position Type
Practice Setting
Academic Institution / Medical School
*It's more than a career, it's a calling*

MO-SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

*Worker Type:*


*Job Highlights:*

SLUCare Physician Group, a member of SSM Health is seeking applicants for a faculty position in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.

An MD/DO degree and Board Certification in Internal Medicine as well as formal fellowship training in Critical Care Medicine or in Combined Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine are required, Sleep board eligible or certified is preferred

Applicants with clinical and research interests in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine preferred. Primary teaching duties will include medical students, residents, fellows and other health professionals. Scholarly activity is required.

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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*Job Summary:*

Diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses.

*Job Responsibilities and Requirements:*


* 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.


* 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:*

Variable Shift (United States of America)

*Job Type:*



9991260235 Z224 IM-Pulmonary

*Scheduled Weekly Hours:*


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