Behavioral Health Hospitalist – Wentzville, MO

Full Time

Behavioral Health Hospitalist – Wentzville, MO

To prospective teammates,

I’m the medical director for the Sound Physicians inpatient practice at SSM Health St. Joseph Behavioral Hospital in Wentzville, Missouri. I’ve been a part of Sound since 2021, and I’m proud of the program we have built. The team and I welcome interest from physicians coming out of training or desiring a career change. I want to share more about our people, practice, and purpose as you consider this opportunity:

People
  • We are a small team of two physicians, with the support of a hospitalist coordinator.
  • We have excellent relationships with other departments in the hospital, supporting a culture of putting the patient first.
Practice
  • We’re looking for board-certified or board-eligible candidates in family medicine or Med-Peds who enjoy seeing various patients from adolescents to adults of all ages.
  • Our hospital has 77 beds with an average census of 30 daily patient encounters.
  • We work with EPIC, with access to our internal informatics platform.
  • Work as the sole provider each day, round on patients between 7 am and 5 pm, and be on call from 5 pm to 7 pm.
  • Work a seven on/off schedule.
  • No nights, procedures, or ICU care.
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, and AD&D insurance, long- and short-term disability, 401k with match, paid medical malpractice and tail coverage, and annual CME allowance.
Purpose
  • We put patients first. Always.
  • A focus on growth and development is a key feature of our practice, with the opportunity to expand your career locally and within the broader Sound medical group.
  • We’re a community-minded team and encourage our physicians to contribute in and out of the hospital to help the greater St. Charles community thrive.

For those considering a move, Wentzville is Missouri’s fastest-growing city 40 miles from downtown St Louis. Wentzville is the perfect place to plant your roots within 20 minutes of many wineries and outdoor activities and close enough to downtown St Louis for the plethora of urban fun.

To learn more, please get in touch with my recruiting partner who will put you in touch with me.

Dr. Waseem El-Aneed
Medical Director
Sound Physicians Hospital Medicine
SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital

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