Hematologist/Oncologist, Kansas City, MO
Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute, based at Saint Luke’s Hospital, a 478-bed, regional tertiary hospital, is actively recruiting for a BC/BE hematologist/oncologist to join the comprehensive oncology program at Saint Luke’s Health System (SLHS). The recruited physician will join a dynamic, academically focused, regionally integrated group of 14 oncologists with an emphasis on multidisciplinary care, quality, research and teaching. Commission on Cancer Silver Commendation Accredited Integrated Cancer Network Program and QOPI certified practice. This integrated group of medical oncologists serves five metropolitan locations in the Kansas City area. The candidate will be focused on general hematology/oncology and will replace a retiring physician with a busy practice.
The position is at Saint Luke’s North Hospital and is one of three medical oncologists in the Northland. There is also a robust clinical research program with NCI, industry and investigator initiated clinical trials.
Position offers excellent compensation and benefits package in this employed practice and includes opportunities for research and education.
About Saint Luke’s North Hospital
Saint Luke’s North Hospital is a two-campus hospital with a combined 159 patient beds and more than 20 specialized health care services. The Barry Road campus opened in 1989 as the first and only hospital serving Platte County. The Smithville location was founded in 1938 and has a longstanding reputation for its innovation and medical leadership. As a member of Saint Luke’s Health System, Saint Luke’s North Hospital ensures that patients who need advanced treatment for heart conditions or stroke have immediate access to care protocols established by the renowned Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute and Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute.
Saint Luke’s Physician Group
Saint Luke’s Physician Group (SLPG) is a single, physician-led multispecialty organization for all employed Saint Luke’s physicians and their practices. SLPG has 90 practices and more than 435 physicians who practice in a comprehensive and diverse list of specialties.
The organization is organized into eight divisions including Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular, Hospital Medicine, Neurosciences, Oncology, Primary Care, Specialty Services, and Surgical Specialties. These divisions work together as a unified group to deliver phenomenal care and support a practice of medicine focused on doing what is best for patients.
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.