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St. Marys Good Samaritan, Inc. (SMGSI) seeks a Pulmonologist/Critical Care Physician to Join Their Hospital Employed Group

This is an employed position with SMGSI, a premier hospital system located in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, where easy access is available to St. Louis, Chicago, Evansville, Indianapolis & Louisville.

Highlights of the opportunity are:

Practice at a brand new state of the art facility
Facility is a not-for-profit Catholic institution affiliated with SSM HealthCare
Employed position with hospital affiliated medical group
1:4call schedule
Rotating schedule between Pulmonology & Critical Care functions
Opportunity to buy into a new Ambulatory Surgery Center
Active Hospitalist & Intensivist program in place
Physician focused administration
Fully electronic office and dedicated staff
250,000 population service area covering 9 counties

Excellent Financial Package:

Guaranteed Base Salary ranging from $350k to $425k (based on experience) for the first 2 years
Bonus incentives available
Earning potential of $500k+
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 & a defined pension plan
Student loan repayment available

Mt. Vernon, Illinois provides a great area to establish a balanced professional and personal lifestyle with our outstanding schools, abundant recreation and mild climate.

Great area with 4 seasons, long springs & falls, mild winters
Only one hour from Downtown St. Louis
Small town atmosphere close to big-city amenities
Rend Lake Recreation Area, including over 20,00 acres of public land, nearly 19,000 acres of lake water and 27 boat ramps, bike trails and hunting & fishing available

Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, an 85-acre estate featuring the Mitchell Museum, which displays changing art exhibits, an outdoor sculpture park, performing arts center, dinner theatre, concerts, art classes and craft shows
8 universities & colleges within one hour
Affordable housing
Award-winning local vineyards, plus music festivals & art fairs

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SSM Health Care ( is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation. With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin, SSM includes 19 hospitals, more than 60 outpatient care sites, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance company, two nursing homes, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a technology company, and two Accountable Care Organizations. With more than 1,300 employed physicians and nearly 30,000 employees in four states, SSM is one of the largest employers in every community it serves.