Hematologist/Oncologist, Kansas City, MO
Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute, based at Saint Luke’s Hospital, a 600-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.
The recruited physician will join a dynamic, academically focused, integrated group of 14 oncologists with an emphasis on multidisciplinary care, quality, research and teaching. COC Integrated Cancer Network Program and QOPI certification is anticipated in 2017. 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 focused 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 Hospital of Kansas City
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 is a not-for-profit system that includes 10 hospitals across the Kansas City region; home care and hospice; behavioral health care; dozens of physician practices; and more. We are nationally recognized for quality and innovation, and several of our clinical programs – especially in cardiovascular care and neurology – are nationally and internationally acclaimed for research, innovation, and outcomes.