Emergency Medicine Physician - Mt. Vernon, IL

Salary:  Not Specified

Status: Full Time

Specialty: Emergency Medicine: General

Facility Name: SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital

Employee Type: Independent Contractor

Employer: Midwest Emergency Department Services


We’re seeking an Emergency Medicine physician for SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital, an award-winning 134-bed facility located in Mt. Vernon, IL. Part of SSM Health in Illinois, one of the largest and fastest-growing healthcare networks in south central Illinois, this state-of-the-art facility opened in January 2013 and features some of the region’s most advanced healthcare services.

The emergency department has 24,000 annual visits and excels in patient satisfaction. For three consecutive years, Healthgrades has presented SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital with the Patient Safety Excellence Award. In 2014, Quest by Premier Inc. recognized SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital with the Citation of Merit Award for Outstanding Patient Care. In 2015, the hospital launched a new pediatric emergency and NICU telemedicine program in conjunction with the physicians at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.

This attractive position offers competitive compensation, plus opportunities for advancement, and A++ rated malpractice coverage. The ideal candidate should be ABEM-or ABOEM-certified, and must share our commitment to clinical excellence and patient satisfaction.

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy 24 hours of physician coverage and 15 hours of nurse practitioner coverage daily, supported by an outstanding administration. Emergency physicians at Mt. Vernon are backed by board-certified specialists in neurology, orthopedics, radiology, and cardiology.

Close to St. Louis and known as the “King City,” Mt. Vernon is a family-friendly community that offers affordable housing and living, favorable taxes, and numerous outdoor and cultural amenities. Residents enjoy golf and water recreation on nearby Rend Lake. Mt. Vernon is also home to Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, a 90-acre hub of arts and culture that showcase the beauty of Southern Illinois with a sculpture park, an art museum, and many programs for the arts. Also nearby are the Jefferson County Historical log cabin village, the historic Appellate Courthouse, one of Illinois’ largest wineries, and eight colleges and universities.

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1 Good Samaritan Way, Mt. Vernon, IL