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Palliative Medicine Physician - Saint Luke's - Kansas City, MO
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Kansas City, Missouri

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Palliative Medicine Physician - Saint Luke's - Kansas City, MO

  • 4401 Wornall Rd, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City - Plaza, 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 care team.

About the position

  • Join an established program that has been in place for more than a decade with opportunity for leadership roles 
  • Participate in ongoing quality improvements and growth initiatives for inpatient and outpatient palliative medicine, hospice care, and population health strategies in addition to day-to-day palliative medicine consults 
  • Saint Luke’s Hospice House is a beautiful 22,500-square-foot freestanding facility that offers hospice care for patients who may require more symptom management than can be provided at home or may prefer to spend their final days in another safe, loving location
  • 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
  • Saint Luke’s has an extremely competitive career employment package that includes a guaranteed salary and excellent benefits such as medical, dental, vision insurance, malpractice insurance, tax-deferred retirement plan with employer match, paid time off & CME allowance 
  • Qualifications: BC/BC in supportive and palliative medicine; have or be eligible for MO and KS medical licenses


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 Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City is one of the largest faith-based care hospitals in the region—offering many specialized programs and services. Our network of more than 600 physicians represents more than 60 medical specialties. Saint Luke’s Hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the elite hospitals in the nation. It is nationally ranked in one specialty for 2021-22 and recognized in 20 types of care. Saint Luke’s Hospital has received Magnet Recognition since 2004, affirming our dedication to nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. This credential is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice.


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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Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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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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