SSM Medical Group in St. Louis is seeking to employ a Board Certified or Board Eligible 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. Preferred candidate will be comfortable seeing patients with lupus or arthritis and possess new Biologics knowledge. Physician will participate in the oversight of the infusion center and have the option of performing ultrasound guided joint injections.
The Hospital SSM St. Mary's Health Center is a two-time winner of the prestigious Premier Award for Quality. Centrally located in metro St. Louis, the 525- bed hospital has distinctive capabilities in heart attack care, high-risk pregnancies, fetal surgery, a chest pain center, advanced stroke care and the latest imaging and outpatient services. Also a teaching hospital, SSM St. Mary's offers an independent, accredited internal medicine residency program and is the headquarters for St. Louis University School of Medicine's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and its Family Practice residency programs. SSM St. Mary's is a member of SSM Health Care- St. Louis which includes SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center, SSM St. Clare Health Center, SSM DePaul Health Center, SSM St. Joseph Health Center, SSM St. Joseph Hospital West and SSM St. Joseph Hospital- Wentzville. SSM Health Care was founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary.
The Community The St. Louis metro area is among the 20th largest metropolitan areas in the United States with a population of 2,900,605. In downtown St. Louis there are many wonderful attractions, including, the Arch, three professional sports teams (St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Blues and St. Louis Rams), the St. Louis Symphony, Fox Theater, Art Museum, Science Center, Botanical Gardens and the Zoo. St. Louis is also home to three major Universities: Washington University, St. Louis University, and the University of Missouri- St. Louis, along with award winning school systems including 214 private schools and 268 public schools serving 49,194 students. You can get the best of both worlds with a charming community and a robust metropolitan city with more than two million residents.
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