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Palliative Medicine Physician, Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, Missouri

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Palliative Medicine Physician, Kansas City, MO

  • 4401 Wornall Rd, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64111
  • Full time

Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, Missouri is actively seeking a Palliative Medicine Physician to join our rapidly growing hospice/palliative team. As an employee of the Saint Luke’s Physician Group, you would be joining an organization committed to the highest levels of excellence in health care and the advancement of medical research and education.

Saint Luke’s is a nationally recognized health care system with our tertiary care center on the County Club Plaza. We have additional hospital campuses throughout the region, a hospice agency that supports over 22 counties surrounding Kansas City, and a free standing, state-of-the-art Hospice House with 12 beautifully appointed rooms for end-of-life care. Best of all, you will be working with a dedicated team, including associate hospice medical directors, palliative physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and social workers who are passionate about what they do.

Qualifications

· Board Certified/Board Eligible for hospice and palliative preferred

· Excellent communication skills

· Knowledge in pain and symptom management

· Have or be eligible for Missouri and Kansas Medical licenses

Benefits

· Be part of an established program that has been in place for more than a decade

· Be part of ongoing quality improvements and growth initiatives for inpatient and outpatient palliative medicine, hospice care, and population health strategies

· Participate in palliative medicine consults

· Opportunity for an academic appointment with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, helping to grow future leaders in hospice and palliative care

· One of the best benefit packages in the city

 

About Saint Luke’s Health System

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. Saint Luke's Health System is an aligned organization where physicians and staff assume responsibility for enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of people in the metropolitan Kansas City area and the surrounding regions. 
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About Greater Kansas City

With high-quality schools and friendly neighborhoods, numerous national publications have called Kansas City one of the nation’s best places to live, work, and raise a family. The greater Kansas City metro area is a vibrant, growing community known for its barbecue, jazz, thriving arts scene, world champion sports teams, natural beauty, and exceptional quality of life.

With a population of more than 2 million, Kansas City is a place where unique sights and historic architecture meet leading innovation. You’ll also find dozens of museums, shopping and entertainment districts, wineries and breweries, the Kansas City Zoo, hiking and biking trails, and a diverse array of restaurants.

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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.

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