Physician - Rheumatology Job

Full Job Title: Physician - Rheumatologist - DePaul Health Center

Job Number: 17002309

Facility: SSM Health DePaul Hospital

Location: Bridgeton, MO

Schedule: Full Time



Rheumatology –
SSM Medical Group in St. Louis is seeking to employ a BC/BE Rheumatologist. The practice is both inpatient and outpatient with 1:3 call at one SSM Hospital location. Call has traditionally been light with some consults for inpatients but usually not attending. This opportunity exists due to growth and market demand in an area where minimal competition exists. You will join a well-established Rheumatologist with 30 years of experience. Practice will house an infusion center.
SSM Health DePaul Hospital
A 476-bed, full service Catholic hospital, SSM Health DePaul Hospital opened in 1828, as the first hospital west of the Mississippi River. It is the oldest continuously existing business in the St. Louis area.
SSM Health DePaul Hospital provides the only Level II Trauma Center in North St. Louis County, primarily serving patients from the surrounding Missouri communities of Bridgeton, Florissant, Hazelwood, St. Ann, Olivette, St. John, Maryland Heights and Overland.
With all private rooms, SSM DePaul offers comprehensive medical care, and highly advanced technology including theda Vinci Surgery System. Procedures available include minimally invasive heart, spine, knee, hip and weight loss surgery.
City of Bridgeton
Bridgeton is one of the oldest settlements in the St. Louis area, established in 1794. It contains several historic St. Louis County landmarks. Just 20 miles from downtown St. Louis, Bridgeton is a second-ring suburb of Greater St. Louis in northwestern St. Louis County. Bridgeton is considered the primary transport hub of the area because of its proximity to major interstate highways and Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The City of Bridgeton has one of the most comprehensive collections of parks and recreational programs in the region. 10 locations provide 256 acres for leisure activities including the city's Municipal Athletic Complex, Bridgton Crossing Family Aquatic Park and Berry Hill Golf Course.


    • M.D. or D.O.
    • Completion of an ACGME or AOA Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
    • BC/BE in Rheumatology (must become Board Certified within 2 years)
    • Experience and proficiency in treating patients with lupus and arthritis, and ultrasound guided joint injections
    • Knowledge of new Biologics
    • Willingness to participate in the oversight of the infusion
    • Missouri Medical License
    • DEA certificate
    • ACLS certification
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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