Breast Oncologist, Kansas City, MO
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City is recruiting a board certified, fellowship trained or equivalently experienced Breast Oncologist for an Integrated Breast Care Network and comprehensive breast care program. The Integrated Breast Care Network covers eight imaging centers within Saint Luke’s Health System, including four metro diagnostic centers (Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Saint Luke’s North Hospital, Saint Luke’s East Hospital, and Saint Luke’s South Hospital). They also provide remote reading for screening and diagnostic mammograms in four outlying hospitals (Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton, Missouri, Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe, Missouri, Saint Luke’s Cushing Hospital in Leavenworth, Kansas and Anderson County Hospital in Garnett, Kansas).
All metro breast diagnostic centers have received the ACR designation of Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and NAPBC accreditation. All eight locations offer state-of-the art equipment including Digital Mammography with CAD, Breast Tomosynthesis, and Breast Ultrasound. Breast MRI and breast biopsy/localization capability are provided at the four metro diagnostic breast centers.
Saint Luke’s is committed to the highest levels of quality, patient satisfaction, and professional excellence. The breast radiologists work closely with the breast navigators located at each metro diagnostic center, and along with the surgeons, participate in a weekly Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Case Conference and Radiology-Pathology Conference. They exclusively practice breast imaging and intervention, therefore, no weekend or call coverage is required.
The breast center is affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of medicine (UMKC SOM) and is actively involved with the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program. Radiology residents, surgical residents, and medical students are educated on breast imaging during rotations at Saint Luke’s Hospital. The successful candidate is expected to provide daily teaching at the work station and monthly resident conferences. Research opportunities are available and encouraged. Additional faculty development and service opportunities are available through the UMKC Department of Radiology.
This is an excellent employment opportunity with guaranteed salary and productivity bonus. Benefits would include malpractice insurance, retirement, insurance, vacation, CME, etc. All inquiries are confidential.
About Saint Luke’s Hospital
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City has 611 beds and is one of the largest tertiary care hospitals in the region. Its network of more than 600 physicians represents more than 60 medical specialties. Saint Luke’s Hospital is a primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine. It is a winner of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award; is recognized by U.S. News & World Report in numerous areas; and is nationally known for innovation, research, and patient care.
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 (Kansas City is the “Silicone Prairie,” after all).
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 10 area hospitals and campuses as well as multiple 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.