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Non-Advanced Heart Failure Trained Cardiologist - Saint Luke's - Kansas City, MO
Full Time

Lees Summit, Missouri

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Non-Advanced Heart Failure Trained Cardiologist - Saint Luke's - Kansas City, MO

  • 800 NW Chipman Rd, Saint Luke's East Hospital, Lees Summit, Missouri, United States, 64063
  • Full time

The Mid America Heart Institute and Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City are seeking a board certified/board-eligible heart failure trained or specialized cardiologist to lead the regional heart failure program in support of our advanced heart failure, transplant, and MCS team. 

Position Highlights 

  • The applicant’s clinical focus will be on caring for patients with heart failure in both the office and inpatient setting. Additional clinical duties could include cardiovascular imaging, such as              echocardiography.
  • The primary practice location would be at our Saint Luke’s East Hospital to work within our heart failure clinic and dedicated inpatient heart failure rounding service. Services include a high-risk heart failure clinic, dedicated inpatient heart failure rounding team, advanced digital health and telemonitoring infrastructure including video visits, hospital-in-your-home program, and mature heart failure clinical trials program.
  • The applicant will participate in clinical and echocardiography practice at our Saint Luke’s Hospital main campus and regional outreach sites.
  • Participation in multidisciplinary discussions regarding patient selection and protocol development for advanced heart failure therapies.
  • If interested, involvement in our Clinical Scholars Research Program led by John Spertus, Paul Chan, and Mikhail Kosiborod is possible and candidates focused on advancing innovation and contributing to scholarly activity will be recruited with an appropriate support package.
  • Qualified applicants will be recruited to a leadership position in our regional heart failure operations focused on community outreach development.
  • Employment position with the Saint Luke’s Physician Group, Cardiovascular division, which includes 65 cardiologists and 45 advanced practice providers with a very high-volume practice.
  • Highly supportive group environment with a very good work-life balance.
  • Competitive salary not based on productivity. 

About Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute 

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute is a world-renowned center for cardiovascular care in the heart of Kansas City. It offers comprehensive cardiovascular care, including coronary artery disease, valvular/structural heart disease, heart rhythm management, cardiovascular imaging (echo, CT, nuclear, MRI) and advanced heart failure (including heart transplantation and LVAD). 

For almost 40 years, Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute has been the region's leader in heart transplantation. Saint Luke’s cardiac transplant team is among the very best. The multidisciplinary expert team of cardiologists, surgeons, anesthesiologists, and a multitude of sub-specialists, along with our nurses, coordinators, and other critical staff, work seamlessly together to make this program one of the premier heart transplant programs in the country. Saint Luke’s ranks among the top 25 adult heart transplant programs by U.S. News & World Report—and has consistently achieved excellent short and long-term survival rates. 

Program Highlights 

  • Heart Transplant Center of Excellence is the region’s leader with more than 36 years of experience
  • Almost 1000 heart transplants completed putting us in the top 15% in the country as far as historical transplant volumes
  • Advanced Heart Failure Joint Commission Certified and third in the U.S to achieve Comprehensive Cardiac Certification
  • Third in the nation to obtain Comprehensive Cardiac Certification
  • First-year survival rate is better than the national average & waitlist mortality is 22% lower than the national average
  • Transplant rate is twice that of other similarly sized programs

About Saint Luke’s Health System
Saint Luke’s Health System includes 18 hospitals and campuses across the Kansas City region, home care and hospice, behavioral health care, dozens of physician practices, a life care senior living community, and more. Saint Luke’s Health System is a faith-based, not-for-profit, aligned health system committed to the highest levels of excellence in providing health care and health-related services in a caring environment. We are dedicated to enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of the diverse communities we serve. The health system’s outstanding clinical outcomes, reputation for exceptional customer service, dedication to research and innovation, and state-of-the-art facilities and technology reflect our vision of being “the best place to get care, the best place to give care.”

About Kansas City 
Saint Luke's is proud to call Kansas City home. With locations on both sides of the state line, the health system serves more than 2.1 million people and 240 neighborhoods in Kansas and Missouri. USA Today has regularly named Kansas City a top area for affordability, high-quality schools, and low traffic. The greater Kansas City metro area is a vibrant, growing community known for its thriving arts scene, world champion sports teams, natural beauty, and exceptional quality of life.  It’s a place where unique sights and historic architecture meet cutting-edge innovation. On top of that, you’ll find dozens of museums, shopping and entertainment districts, wineries and breweries, hiking and biking trails, and restaurants of every culinary stripe.
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Physician Benefits

We value our physicians and provide them with an excellent compensation and benefits package including malpractice insurance, tax deferred retirement plan with an employer match, health and dental insurance, vacation, CME, and more.