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SSM Health Associate Medical Director of Pediatrics in Saint Louis, Missouri


Presence is exceptional care that delivers exceptional outcomes. We would like to invite you to share that gift as our new Associate Medical Director of Pediatrics at SSM Health-Cardinal Glennon in St. Louis. We are seeking a Pediatrician who has the proven ability to engage with their medical staff and hospital leadership and who share our dedication to exceptional care and outcomes. Our ideal candidate would possess the following;

  • Responsible for master Pediatrician schedule

  • Schedule for 6 Glennon Care Community sites

  • Provide coverage in the Nurseries and Emergency Departments in metro community hospitals

  • Assists in the development of annual goal

  • Assists in the evaluation of Pediatricians at all Glennon Care sites when applicable

  • Attends at least 75% of Site Supervisor meetings on a monthly basis

  • Attend at least 75% of bi-monthly Pediatric Leadership Team meetings

  • Coordinates Lunch and Learns and group CME offerings

  • Assists with Quality Improvement Activities

  • Coordinates scheduled time off with Program Medical Director and Site Supervisors to assure full coverage of duties during scheduled time off

  • Reports into SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital leadership and the Program Medical Director

  • In rendering Administrative Services hereunder, PHYSICIAN agrees to comply with all SSMHC – St. Louis policies, rules and regulations. The incumbent will also abide by the SSM Health Mission and Values

  • Other duties and responsibilities as discussed, negotiated, and mutually agreed upon with the Program Medical Director


  • M.D. or D.O.

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics

  • Hold and maintain an unrestricted medical license in the State of Missouri

  • Meet the requirements (and become a member) of the Hospital medical staff

  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of the EPIC EMR is a plus

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital is a non-for-profit, 190-bed inpatient and outpatient pediatric medical center. We specialize in neonatology, cardiology, pediatric and fetal surgery, and cancer services. We care for children of all ages from St. Louis, Missouri, Illinois and from around the world. We also focus on the overall health of our communities in addition to the health of the children living in them. Our love for kids just keeps on growing!

SSM Health is a Catholic non-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. Headquartered in St. Louis, SSM Health has care delivery sites in Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. The health system includes 24 hospitals, more than 300 physician offices and other outpatient care sites, 10 post-acute facilities, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance company, a technology company and an Accountable Care Organization. With more than 10,000 providers and 40,000 employees in four states, SSM Health is one of the largest employers in every community it serves. An early adopter of the electronic health record (EHR), SSM Health is a national leader for the depth of its EHR integration.


  • Schedule for 6 Glennon Care Community sites.

  • Provide coverage in the Nurseries and Emergency Departments in metro community hospitals.

  • 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.

  • 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) Assists with Risk management and quality assurance; and (8) Coding compliance.

  • 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.

  • Board Certified in Pediatrics


  • 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.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.