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BJC HealthCare

Gastroenterology Physician - BJCMG at Alton Memorial




Alton, Illinois, United States

Additional Information About the Role

BJC Healthcare is seeking a Gastroenterology physician to join an existing and successful group at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, IL.
Practice Overview:
  • EPIC EMR and spacious beautiful clinic based at Alton Memorial Hospital’s Digestive Health Center
  • 4 endoscopy suites at Alton Memorial Hospital with room to staff and run a fifth room, volume permitting
  • Employed position with ample support and mentorship
  • Experienced and friendly staff

Services provided:

  • Colonoscopy, Upper Endoscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, SB3 Capsule Endoscopy, Polyp Removal, Esophageal Manometry, ERCP, Infrared Coagulation for treatment of hemorrhoids.
  • There is no EUS at Alton Memorial Hospital. For candidates who are interested in advanced GI, there could potentially be the option to treat patients 15 minutes across the river at BJC sister hospital - Christian Hospital.

Compensation &Benefits:

  • Strong earning potential
  • $100,000 student loan assistance
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Quality and efficiency bonus
  • CME Allowance
  • Retirement vehicles: 401k, 403b, 457b deferred compensation plan and pension plan
  • Relocation package
  • Medical, dental, vision, long-term disability and malpractice insurance with tail coverage provided


BJC Medical Group is the multi-specialty physician organization of BJC HealthCare and includes over 600 doctors and advanced practice providers who are affiliated with the top-ranked hospitals in the area.

Since 1994, BJC Medical Group has provided access to the world’s best medicine through caring people and integrated systems. The providers are nationally recognized for excellent patient satisfaction and quality health care.

BJC Medical Group physicians are trained and certified in over 25 medical specialties and serve patients in more than 125 locations in the greater St. Louis, mid-Missouri and southern Illinois areas.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Ensures optimal care and promotes safety of patients admitted to assigned service in cooperation with the private attending staff and nursing staff. Communicates with staff, patients, and families.


  • Manages the medical care of assigned patients.
  • Collaborates with patients, families, and members of the health care team to ensure excellent clinical outcomes.
  • Performs and documents histories and physicals in the patient's medical record as required by hospital by-laws.
  • Supervises and instructs medical students and residents assigned to service. Assists in the learning needs of residents and students as assessed.

Minimum Requirements


  • Doctorate-Medicine


  • 2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed Physician

Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

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*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer