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Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, a principal teaching affiliate of University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine, is currently seeking a transplant hepatologist for its expanding liver transplant program. The liver transplant program at Saint Luke’s Hospital was established in November 2011 and achieved Medicare approval in its second year of operation with 100 percent patient and graft survival.
The position will work in collaboration with an experienced team, comprised of three transplant hepatologists and three transplant surgeons. A successful candidate will be involved in patient care, education, and research. Clinical trial program is integral to this position and opportunities for basic science collaborations exist within the medical school. Academic appointment at the University of Missouri–Kansas City is available commensurate with experience.
The successful candidate will have strong clinical, organizational, and communication skills. He/she should be articulate, approachable, and collaborative both with internal and external constituents. The candidate will share in responsibility for patient selection conferences, liver transplant clinic, liver disease management, satellite clinic development, and outreach efforts.
The successful candidate must:
Excellent compensation and benefits package.
About Saint Luke’s Hospital:
Saint Luke’s Hospital is the flagship facility in Saint Luke's Health System, which consists of 18 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.
About greater Kansas City:
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. With a population of more than 2 million, Kansas City is so much more than barbecue and jazz. 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, the Kansas City Zoo, hiking and biking trails, and restaurants of every culinary stripe. Living in Kansas City, you’ll find high-quality schools and friendly neighborhoods. It’s why numerous national publications have called Kansas City one of the nation’s best places to live, work, and raise a family.
About Saint Luke’s Health System:
Saint Luke’s Health System consists of 18 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.
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.
Welcome to the first step on your path toward a rewarding and inspiring future with Saint Luke’s Health System. With a stellar 137-year reputation for excellence—and a growing list of accomplishments and recognition for our hospitals, institutes, and teams—it’s clear why we are far and above the region’s most preferred health care provider.
Richard D. Rolston, MD
SVP, Saint Luke's Health System
CEO, Saint Luke’s Physician Group