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SSM Health 100% Geriatric Psychiatry at St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain in Mexico, Missouri is recruiting for a full-time psychiatrist to join our new, 21-bed inpatient geriatric psychiatry unit which opened in Fall of 2016. We are committed to improving the quality of mental health in our community through the implementation of a $1.7M geriatric psychiatry unit. Extensive market research shows this is a service that is highly needed in the area. We anticipate a very rewarding start-up with full support from administration and local physicians.

Stable hospital employment model with guaranteed salary plus bonus potential

Comprehensive benefits including time off, CME, extensive insurance options, pension, retirement options and more

Opportunity to lead a beautiful new inpatient unit - build your legacy and personalize the unit

Inpatient geriatric psychiatry - no clinical component - no fellowship requirement

Monday-Friday with flexible daytime hours

St. Marys Hospital - Audrain opened in 1918 as Audrain Medical Center. It is now part of SSM Health, a faith-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization with 21 hospitals throughout the Midwest and headquarters in St. Louis. Today, the 89-bed community hospital offers an extensive range of services including primary care, emergency care, cardiology services, medical imaging, mens health services including comprehensive cancer screening, women and child services, and diabetes education. The hospital features the accredited and award-winning J.B. & Greta B. Arthur Cancer Center, the Jordan-Waters Heart Center and Healthworks Rehabilitation services.

About Mexico

The seat of Audrain County, Mexico has a population of 12,000 people and is known as the "Main Street of the Midwest" with its perfect combination of small-town charm and urban style. Mexico offers an abundance of local businesses, artsy boutiques, and a wide variety of cultural offerings within the community.

The Mexico school system is well-regarded and provides three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The city is close to three respected universities including the University of Missouri - Columbia, Westminster College, and William Woods University. In addition, Mexico is a safe and friendly community with a stable economy, diverse employer base, and low cost of living. It is conveniently located just 40 minutes from Columbia, 1.5 hours from St. Louis and 2 hours from Kansas City.

For complete information, please contact:
Todd Vandewalker, MHA, FASPR
Physician and Provider Recruiter
SSM Health Mid-Missouri Region
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.