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Physician - Pediatric Pulmonary - Full Time Academic - SLUCare Physician Group

Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

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

MO-SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

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Job Highlights:

Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

SLUCare Physician Group

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

SSM Health SLUCare Physician Group is seeking faculty applicants for a full-time appointment in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. Academic rank, with Saint Louis University School of Medicine is commensurate with experience. The physician candidate must be BC/BE in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Responsibilities include providing clinical care for children with a variety of respiratory illnesses in inpatient and outpatient settings while supervising health care trainees. Academic opportunities in medical education, clinical and basic science are valued and encouraged. The Division includes accredited CF and Sleep centers with a Sleep medicine fellowship and active participation in many multidisciplinary clinics. Pulmonary Function and Sleep labs are directed by members of our division; we have an active bronchoscopy service. The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine consists of 7 physicians and 3 nurse practitioners with a wide array of training backgrounds and academic interests. The Division is supported by a team of clinical nurses, respiratory therapists, research coordinators, a dietitian, a social worker and administrative staff.

Our faculty are based at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, a Magnet designated, 195-bed free standing hospital and ambulatory care center located in midtown St. Louis, serving a diverse urban and metropolitan population in an over 200-mile referral radius primarily in Missouri and Illinois. Our services include a 65 bed Level 4 NICU complemented by a Level 3 NICU at our maternity hospital and a community network of newborn nurseries. A 21 bed PICU/CCU includes a thriving Cardiac surgery program. Transplant services include Bone Marrow and solid organ transplant (not including lung). All major Pediatric medical, surgical, and behavioral specialties are included in our Departments and Divisions. Community based outpatient offices are located throughout the near metropolitan area.

SLUCare Physician Group through its affiliation with Saint Louis University School of Medicine 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. The pediatric staff includes over 150 full time site-based Saint Louis University School of Medicine faculty.

The Saint Louis metropolitan area is well-known for its low cost of living, excellent public and private schools, family friendly atmosphere, and free attractions. Nearby Forest Park is the home of the Saint Louis Zoo, museums, and the Muny outdoor theatre. The region has numerous parks and waterways to explore. Professional sports, a nationally recognized food scene, and craft beer are some of the many aspects of the city that locals love.

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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:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:



9990420235 PDPU PD-Pulmonary

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SSM Health is an equal opportunity employer. SSM Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Click here to learn more.

Keywords: SSM Health, St. Louis , Physician - Pediatric Pulmonary - Full Time Academic - SLUCare Physician Group, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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