SSM Health is more than one of the largest Catholic, non-profit, integrated health care systems in the Midwest. We are a healing ministry of more than 11,000 providers and 38,000 professionals practicing with one shared purpose:
Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.
Here visionary leaders and talented physicians and providers work together, unified by this Mission, to make a difference in the lives of patients. Together, we are able to maximize our collective knowledge to pursue advancements in medicine and expand our ability to deliver exceptional care with faith, humanity and compassion.
Located at the Crossroads of Interstate 57 and Interstate 64 in Southern Illinois the area provides a great ability to establish a balanced professional and personal lifestyle with our outstanding schools, abundant recreation and mild climate. Located only one hour from Downtown St. Louis, Missouri, enjoy a great area with 4 seasons, longs springs and falls and mild winters. Mt. Vernon is a growing and expanding community that serves as a hub of employment, entertainment and shopping for surrounding counties. Benefit from strong public ...and private schools including a new $74 million, 315,000 sq. foot high school that opened in August of 2016.
Enjoy outdoors or the Arts? Rend Lake Recreation Area, located 15 minutes from Mt. Vernon, includes over 20,000 acres of public land, 19,000 acres of lake water with 27 boat ramps, bike trails and hunting and fishing. Prefer taking in the Arts? Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, an 85-acre estate featuring the Museum which displays changing art exhibits, an outdoor sculpture park, performing arts center, dinner theatre, concerts, art classes and craft show. Or travel the wine trail to sample some of the Award-winning local vineyards, plus enjoy yearlong music festivals & art fairs.
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