Physician – Staff Pathologist / Medical Director – SLUCare Physician Group

SSM Healthcare

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IL-SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital – Mt. Vernon

Worker Type:

Regular

Job Highlights:

SLUCare Physician Group, a member of SSM Health is seeking a pathologist to provide laboratory leadership and general coverage for two hospitals in central southern Illinois. Responsibilities include surgical pathology, cytopathology, and clinical pathology. As regional medical director, the pathologist will collaborate with laboratory leadership and clinicians on both hospital campuses. The pathologist will also have a close working relationship with the pathology faculty and departmental administrative leadership at Saint Louis University.

Job Duties

  • Provides Clinical and Anatomical Pathology coverage as needed; provides diagnostics such as the presence and stage of diseases using laboratory techniques and patient specimens.
  • Meets the obligations and responsibilities set forth in the Medical Staff bylaws of those health care facilities at which the Employer requires the Employee to maintain Medical Staff membership.
  • Responsible for reporting any damage to or insufficiency of all furnishings, medical appliances, equipment, facilities and fixtures, including scientific equipment, upon discovery.
  • Prepares and maintains medical and other records as described in the Policies with respect to the Professional Services rendered any Patient pursuant to this Agreement.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of anatomic and clinical pathology
  • Knowledge of medical procedures and terminology
  • Interpersonal/human relations skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate degree in medicine, BC in AP/CP, APCP board eligibility. Able to obtain a license to practice medicine in Missouri and Illinois.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application, and current curriculum vitae online

Send inquiries and names and addresses of references to:

Katherine J. Robbins, M.D.

Interim Chair of Pathology

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

[email protected]

Job Summary:

Diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 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.

Licenses / Certifications:

Physician – State of Work Location

Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:

9990780235 D212-7:_:_

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

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