Physician - Pediatric Pulmonary - Full Time Academic - SLUCare Physician Group
Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 21, 2023
It's more than a career, it's a calling
MO-SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
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
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.
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
* 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
* Responsible for all risk management, coding compliance and
quality assurance activities and functions in and related to the
* Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Constant use of speech to share information through oral
* Constant standing and walking.
* Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing
* 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
* Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
* Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication,
distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning
* Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing
* 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
Day Shift (United States of America)
9990420235 PDPU PD-Pulmonary
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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
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