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Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City is accepting applications for an Acute Care or Trauma Surgeon to join the Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Specialists group. The successful applicant will join a growing and dynamic practice that covers surgical critical care, trauma surgery and emergency general surgery. Opportunities may be available for a limited elective general surgery practice.
Saint Luke’s Hospital is a major teaching affiliate hospital for the University of Missouri–Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine. This is an academic teaching department, and all surgeons have clinical academic appointments with UMKC Department of Surgery. Teaching responsibilities include supervision of the resident staff in the areas of trauma surgery, acute care surgery, and in the surgical ICU. We are currently a state verified Level 1 trauma and have applied for ACS Level 1 verification. Research is an integral part of that mission and all of the surgeons contribute. We have the support of the fourth largest bio-analytical unit in the country and additional research resources are provided by Saint Luke’s for this effort. The growth of this department allows for the addition of additional surgeons to continue our mission.
The candidate must be board certified/eligible by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and be certified/eligible for added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care. This position requires the applicant to obtain a Missouri medical license.
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.
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.
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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