1+ months


SSM Health
Mt Vernon, IL 62864
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SSM Health - Good Samaritan Hospital (http://www.ssmhealthillinois.com/locations/hospitals) and SSM Health St. Marys Hospital located in Southern Illinois (http://southernmostillinois.com/) , are seeking PRN Hospitalists to join a very busy and successful Hospitalist Program.

This is an employed position PRN position with Good Samaritan Hospital, a premier hospital system located in Mt. Vernon, Illinois (http://www.mtvernon.com/) , where easy access is available to St. Louis, Chicago, Evansville, Indianapolis, Louisville, Memphis & Nashville.

This position will become part of our pool of dayshift PRN physicians to help in covering vacations and gaps in our current schedule/program. Our current program runs a 7 on 7 off day shift with the block running from Tuesday thru Monday. This position will be responsible for shifts at both Good Sam and St. Marys Hospitals on an as needed basis.

Highlights of the opportunity are:

+ Practice at a brand new state of the art facility

+ Facility is a not-for-profit Catholic institution affiliated with SSM Health

+ Employed PRN position with hospital

+ Physician focused administration

+ 250,000 population service area covering 9 counties

Diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses.

+ 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.

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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Posted: 2022-03-31 Expires: 2022-08-28

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