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St. Louis University Hospital

St. Louis, Missouri

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital has been an academic hospital in the St. Louis community for more than 80 years. The facility houses sophisticated technology and design that supports and elevates its academic-medical partnership with the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. It’s a Level 1 Time Critical Diagnosis hospital in stroke, trauma and STEMI, and is at the forefront of groundbreaking medical treatments, procedures, clinical trials and comprehensive patient care. 

Fast Facts

Level 1 Trauma Center and a Level 1 Stroke Center

Dr. Morgan, Dr. Place and Dr. Salari are the only physicians in the St. Louis region to perform complex spine surgeries

"Grand New" SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital opened in Sept. 2020

Serves as the medical teaching hospital for Saint Louis University School of Medicine and exclusively staffed by the SLUCare Physician Group

Why You Want to Work Here

A "Grand New" Hospital

Opened in September 2020, the Grand New SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is an 802,000 square foot transformational replacement hospital and ambulatory care center on Grand Boulevard. The new Emergency Department and Level I Trauma Center are two times larger to meet the growing critical care needs of 75 outlying partner clinics and nearly 50,000 patients annually within a 250-mile radius across Missouri and Illinois.

The "Healing Power of Presence"

SSM Health believes and upholds its mission of the “Healing Power of Presence,” meaning exceptional healthcare is more than medicine. It is “how we choose to care for our patients and customers: by taking the time to listen, to understand, to answer questions, to hold hands, or even to pray.”

Dedicated to the Community of Saint Louis

Volunteer programs are at the core of the SSM mission. Last year, SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital provided more than $80 million in charity care and community benefit, including prevention and wellness programs.

Articles, Accolades and Awards

New SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital Now Open

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SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital receives Healthgrades 2020 Outstanding Patient Experience Award

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SSM Health earns 2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired list

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SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Ranked in U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 Best Children’s Hospitals

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Workforce Magazine Announces SSM Health as 2018 Optimas Award Winner

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Know Your Neighborhood

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Population: 311,273
Median Age: 29.5
Average monthly rent for 1-bedroom apartment: $810

“Saint Louis is a very beautiful city. There is amazing scenery, individuals and organizations. Saint Louis is a growing city and continually making changes to remain safe and clean. Saint Louis is a family-friendly city but also has a very good nightlife.” – Current resident review from Niche.com

“I love STL! It’s a great place to live and enjoy life. There are so many places to go and see and have fun at. There are many seasonal activities. I have lived here over 10 years and have still not seen all there is to see.” – Current resident review from Niche.com

“St. Louis is filled with many activities suitable for everyone. There is always something to do. There are many delicious restaurants and cafes throughout. They range from many different cultures and styles; you’re sure to get an interesting feel from every single one. There is a variety of scenery as well, you’re sure to find some that catch your eye upon a visit.” – Current resident review from Niche.com

“St. Louis is a thriving city with a dynamic mix of history, growth, old neighborhoods and new things to do. It’s one of the best cities in the country for new breweries and distilleries. The city is incredibly ethnically diverse and its unique neighborhoods are reminiscent of New York City’s Burroughs. The many colleges/universities in the area make St. Louis a desirable community for young people to live.” – Current resident review from Niche.com

Things To Do

The Gateway Arch

You can’t think of St. Louis without picturing the Gateway Arch. This iconic monument was founded by the National Park Service in 1935 to commemorate Thomas Jefferson’s vision of a transcontinental United States. You can experience the arch by riverboat, foot or even taking a tram to the top!

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Missouri Botanical Garden

If you’re looking for a peaceful day away from city life, look no further than the Missouri Botanical Garden. Founded in 1859, this national historical landmark is the nation’s oldest botanical garden in continuous operation. The garden offers 79 acres of beautiful horticultural display, including a 14-acre Japanese strolling garden, Henry Shaw’s original 1850 estate home and one of the world’s largest collections of rare and endangered orchids.

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The Saint Louis Zoo

The Saint Louis Zoo is home to over 13,000 animals representing 555 species. It’s recognized worldwide for its innovative approaches to animal care and management, wildlife conservation, research and education. Another perk? It’s free!

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Pappy's Smokehouse

Another thing that comes to mind when thinking of St. Louis? BBQ! Pappy’s prepares its BBQ fresh daily and slow smokes meats up to 24 hours over sweet apple or cherry wood. Not to mention, Pappy’s was named Best Ribs in America, so you know you’re in for a treat.

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