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Job Title:

Physician - Medical Director Primary Care

Job Post ID:



SSM Health - St. Mary's Hospital

Posted Until:



$250k+ for the first two years




1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

SSM Health - Illinois seeks a Medical Director of our Primary Care service line in our Centralia, Illinois ministry. The physician would join an established outpatient practice.

This position will be a .8 FTE clinical and .2 FTE administrative and will require the supervision of APP's.

This is an employed position with SSM Health Medical Group, a premier hospital system located in Centralia, Illinois, where easy access is available to St. Louis, Chicago, Evansville, Indianapolis, Louisville, Nashville & Memphis.

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.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Successful candidate will have graduated from an ACGME Family Medicine or Internal Medicine program and possess at least three years of medical director or leadership experience, with managing a RHC (rural health clinic) an additional bonus.


Highlights of the opportunity are:
• Facility is a not-for-profit Catholic institution affiliated with SSM Health
• Employed position with hospital affiliated medical group
• Outpatient Practice
• Physician focused administration
• Fully electronic office and dedicated staff
• 250,000 population service area covering 9 counties

Excellent Financial Package:
• Guaranteed base salary $250k+ for the first two years
• Bonus incentives available
• Medical, dental & vision coverage
• Short & long term disability insurance
• Occurrence based malpractice insurance
• 25 days of vacation including 5 days CME
• CME allowance
• 401k, deferred compensation
• Student loan repayment available

Company Information

SSM Health is one of the largest Catholic health systems in the country and is dedicated to quality and compassionate care for anyone in need, regardless of ability to pay. Based in St. Louis, where its System Office is located, SSM Health operates 20 hospitals in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma. We provide care in various settings: outpatient sites, physician offices, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance plan, hospitals, nursing homes, home care, hospice, telehealth and a technology company.Our Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.

Application Instructions:

Requisition #: 18016147
Facility: IL-SSM Health Medical Group Centralia Broadway
Address: 1441 W. Broadway Centralia, IL
Shift: Day Shift
Employment Type: Full Time
Scheduled Hours Per Week: 40
Posting Date: 12/23/2019

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