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Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon - Kansas City, MO

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Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon - 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 Hospital of Kansas City is accepting applications for an Acute Care or Trauma Surgeon to join the Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Specialists group.

Position Highlights

  • 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
  • This is an academic teaching department, and all surgeons have clinical academic appointments with University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Medicine- 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
  • 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, research is an integral part of that mission and all of the surgeons contribute
  • 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

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.

Saint Luke’s Hospital is a primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine, which includes a physician residency program.

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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