Physician - Gastroenterologist Job

Full Job Title: Physician - Gastroenterologist - LSL

Job Number: 17000968

Facility: SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Lake Saint Louis

Location: Lake St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time



Gastroenterologist -SSM Health Medical Group
St. Joseph Health Center – Lake St Louis, MO
SSM Health - St. Louis' mission statement—"Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God"—is embodied by 11,000 employees and 2,500 staff physicians. Sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, and winner of the Missouri Quality Award and multiple Best Places to Work awards, SSM Health - St. Louis includes seven hospitals which offer comprehensive health care services, and specialized service lines in heart, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics, pediatrics, weight-loss, sleep, imaging, rehabilitation, behavioral health, and fetal surgery.
SSM Health Medical Group serves St. Louis and its surrounding communities with over 350 physicians in 40 locations across the metro area. We are proud of our physician led practice model. Governance of our medical group is provided by a board comprised of physicians and administrative staff, demonstrating a true physician partnership. Two physicians serve full time in administrative leadership roles in our Medical Group and each physician has a say in the overall direction of the organization.
Our practice model gives each of our physicians a voice in the operation of their own practice, allowing them to manage the care of their own patients and provide appropriate treatment.
SSM St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis, MO recently underwent a $70 million renovation and expansion, bringing the total number of patient rooms (all private) to 199. The hospital was built in 1986 to meet the needs of western St. Charles County, and is currently the leading provider of emergency and obstetric services in St. Charles, Warren and Lincoln Counties. Offering a broad range of exceptional services in a warm and welcoming environment, St. Joseph Hospital West is a convenient resource, allowing area residents to receive outstanding health care close to home.
Lake Saint Louis was built in 1966 as a private recreational lake community in St. Charles County. Today, Lake Saint Louis has approximately 14,000 residents and one of the best school systems in the state. The community is well served by two major highways, making the greater St. Louis region, with over 2 million residents, very accessible. Outstanding public, private and parochial schools are available throughout the metro area. St. Louis is home to 3 major Universities - Washington University, St. Louis University and University of Missouri, St. Louis. St. Louis is home to the Arch, the MLB St. Louis Cardinals, the NHL St. Louis Blues, the St. Louis Symphony, Fox Theater, Art Museum, Science Center, Botanical Gardens and the Zoo are wonderful attractions.

Please contact Teresa Kenney, Physician Recruiter, at 314-523-8055 for further information.


    • M.D. or D.O.
    • Completion of an ACGME or AOA Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
    • Board Certified in Gastroenterology, or Board Eligible (must become Board Certified within 2 years).
    • ERCP, diagnostic and therapeutic certified
    • Missouri Medical License
    • DEA certificate
    • ACLS certification
    • EUS certification preferred
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience
In addition to clinical skills, the candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism with an emphasis on integrity, a commitment to excellence, and ethical principles of clinical care. Also required are an ability to exercise confidentiality of patient information, informed consent, demonstration of respect, and regard for patient needs. All SSM physicians are expected to adhere to the basic SSM Health values of Excellence, Integrity, Teamwork, Service, and Initiative.
Computer literacy, including MS Excel and electronic communication skills are required. Physicians must be comfortable and proficient with EPIC electronic health record system, utilizing electronic tools such as email, mychart, PACS, LMS, etc. Timely completion of medical records is a requirement. Some weekends and extended hours may be required.
SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »

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