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Company: SSM Health
Location: St. Louis, MO
Career Level: Director
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board

Description

It's more than a career, it's a calling

MO-SSM Health SLUCare Academic Pavilion

Worker Type:

Regular

Job Highlights:

Clinical Opportunities

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Ambulatory geriatric medicine clinics (2 locations) 33% time

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Long-term and skilled nursing facility: 33% time

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House call opportunity (10% time)

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Inpatient care?geriatric medicine team (opportunity) 15% time

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Inpatient geriatric medicine consult service (opportunity) 15% time

Education and Supervision

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Teaching and oversight of students, residents, and fellows in all sites of clinical care ?

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Participation in residency and fellowship training programs

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Participation in and delivery of educational sessions (e.g. grand rounds, journal club, teaching curriculum)

Administration and leadership

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Primary collaborating physician for geriatric nurse practitioners

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Medical directorship: long term care

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Support for geriatric medicine and palliative care fellowship programs

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Opportunity for membership and participation in hospital, University, and School of Medicine committees

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Work schedule:

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Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm academic/clinical services

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Shared weekend hospital geriatrics inpatient team/consult rounding (1 in 5)

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Shared holiday coverage hospital geriatrics inpatient team/consult rounding (1-2 per year)

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Shared evening/weekend/holiday telephone call (1-2 per week)

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Hospital work at: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

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Ambulatory work at: SLUCare clinics (Center for Specialized Medicine; DesPeres Medical Arts Bldg)

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Home care: Saint Louis city/county

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Nursing home care: Saint Louis city/county

Unique practice activities and opportunities:

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Academic practice at a Level 1 trauma center: Nationally recognized academic geriatrics program

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Longstanding geriatric medicine fellowship:?35 years of geriatric medicine and over 140 fellows trained

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Hospice/palliative fellowship program

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Teaching of students, residents, fellows

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Multiple care venues (long term care, skilled care, home care, assisted living, inpatient geriatrics team with Acute Care for the Elderly unit; geriatric medicine consults)

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Academically active at national meetings for AMDA, AGS, AAHPM

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Active GWEP HRSA grant

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3 nursing home medical directorships; 1 hospice medical directorship; 1 assisted living medical directorship; 1 home health care medical directorship

? 4 nursing home practice locations

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.

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Licenses / Certifications:

Physician - State of Work Location

Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:

9991220235 Z218 IM-Geriatrics

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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