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Allen County Regional Hospital, a 15-bed community hospital located in Iola, Kansas, and Anderson County Hospital, a 12-bed community hospital located in Garnett, Kansas, are recruiting for a Hospitalist to join the existing hospitalist team. The ideal candidate is a BC/BE IM or Family Medicine physician with excellent inpatient skills. We currently have an IM Hospitalist and telemedicine support through the Saint Luke’s Health System Hospitalist group located in Kansas City. No night coverage required for this position. Allen County Regional Hospital offers a full array of specialist support with a built-in transfer program directly to Saint Luke’s Hospitals in the Kansas City area.
About Allen County Regional Hospital:
Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola delivers high-quality health care to Allen County, Kansas, and it’s surrounding communities. The county-owned hospital was established in 1952 and opened the doors to a new facility in 2014. The 15-bed critical access hospital is Joint Commission Accredited and is designated as a Kansas Level IV Trauma Center. Services include a 24-hour emergency department; inpatient care with a hospitalist program; advanced imaging; inpatient and outpatient surgery; inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation; skilled nursing, senior life solutions; and wound care. The hospital’s outreach specialty clinic keeps patients close-to-home by offering access to specialists in a variety of areas including cardiology; gastroenterology; podiatry; rheumatology; and urology.
The hospital operates a Rural Health Clinic in Iola, Kansas with additional practice locations in nearby Humboldt and Moran.
More about Iola and Allen County, Kansas:
Allen County has population of 12,500 and is located in southeast Kansas, approximately 90 miles south of the Kansas City metro area and 110 miles east of Wichita. The county is known for its extensive hiking and biking trail system and hosts a variety of festivals and other cultural activities and events. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy area golf courses, a disc golf course, hunting and fishing, and numerous parks. The Iola and Humboldt communities offer quaint downtown districts with shopping, restaurants, parks, and historical sites. The Bowlus Fine Arts Center offers a 730 seat auditorium and is host to a variety of professional touring concert and theatrical performances, along with community theater, symphony, and student dance programs. The area’s schools and community recreational programs make Allen County a great place to raise a family.
About Anderson County Hospital:
Founded in 1951, Anderson County Hospital is a 12-bed critical access hospital that serves patients in Garnett, Kansas, and the surrounding communities. With a modern facility built in 2015, patients benefit from the latest advances in health care while staying close to home.
Anderson County Hospital consistently ranks among the highest in the nation for customer satisfaction. With nearly 210 employees, Anderson County Hospital is one of the larger employers in the area. The hospital provides a 24-hour, Level IV Trauma Center with on-site Emergency Management Services. Hospital services also include acute inpatient and skilled nursing care with a hospitalist program, outpatient and inpatient surgeries, rehabilitation services, on-site laboratory and advanced imaging including nuclear medicine and 3D mammography, and senior life solutions. Outreach specialty clinics offers patients access to specialists in 18 areas including cardiology, rheumatology, podiatry, pulmonology, neurology, and more.
Quality family care is available at the Family Care Center, located adjacent to the hospital. Anderson County Hospital’s 30-bed Residential Living Center is the only long-term care community in the area physically connected to a hospital, providing added safety and convenience with all of the comforts of home.
About Anderson County:
Anderson County has a population of 7,800, with Garnett as the largest community and county seat. Just 50 miles south of Lawrence, Kansas, and 50 miles southwest of the Kansas City metro area, Garnett is most famous for the “ghost track,” a true road course that encircles Lake Garnett with a tremendous sports car racing history. Garnett’s picturesque historic courthouse square is surrounded by quaint shops and restaurants. The town’s oldest church houses the community dinner theater, with an art museum and historic bed and breakfast nearby. Garnett is the midway point along the Prairie Spirit Rail Trail State Park, a 52-mile hiking and biking trail. With three lakes and over 1,000 acres of parks, outdoor activities are abundant and include camping, boating, kayaking, fishing, a go-kart track, gun range, sporting clay facility, golf course, and disc golf course. The community recreation center and swimming pool are located near the Anderson County fairgrounds. Anderson County plays host to an incredible number of community events and festivals throughout the year, including Cornstalk, a large, annual outdoor country music festival held each fall.
ABOUT SAINT LUKE’S HEALTH SYSTEM:
Saint Luke’s Health System consists of 16 area hospitals and several primary and specialty care practices, and provides a range of inpatient, outpatient, and home care services. Founded as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization, our mission includes a commitment to the highest levels of excellence in health care and the advancement of medical research and education. The health system is an aligned organization in which the physicians and hospitals assume responsibility for enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of people in the metropolitan Kansas City area and the surrounding region.
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