Hospitalist, Chillicothe, MO

Hedrick Medical Center (HMC), a 25-bed community hospital located in Chillicothe, Missouri, is recruiting for a Hospitalist to join the existing hospitalist team. The ideal candidate is a BC/BE IM/PEDS or Family Medicine physician with excellent inpatient skills. We currently have an IM/PED’s Hospitalist, APN, and telemedicine support through the Saint Luke’s Health System Hospitalist group located in Kansas City. HMC offers a full array of specialist support with a built-in transfer program directly to Saint Luke’s Hospital, a 478-bed tertiary care hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

Program Highlights

  • Schedule – 7 on 7 off model with 12-hour shifts, covering adult patients, 24-hours coverage for pediatrics
  • Call Coverage/Back up – On-call eHospitalist for adult admissions after hours. Hospitalist covers pediatric emergencies 24 hours/day during week
  • Technology – Laptop/Desktop with as needed telemedicine technology provided by hospital. Ultrasound equipment for bedside procedures available in hospital. EMR available from home. Billing/sign out able to be done by computer or mobile app
  • Hospital highlights – Recently opened in 2014, Hedrick Medical Center is an award winning Critical Access Hospital with region-leading array of inpatient and outpatient services. Hedrick offers ICU and PCU level care with eICU monitored beds, surgical and obstetrical care, and a 24/7 emergency department with physicians on-site. Our outpatient specialty clinic provides a breadth of specialty services as well as infusion and sleep lab services. Recently awarded Level III stroke center status for care of acute stroke, HMC continues to be a system leader in providing quality care.

About Hedrick Medical Center

Hedrick Medical Center is a member of Saint Luke's Health System, which consists of 18 area hospitals and several specialty and primary 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.

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About Chillicothe, Missouri

The largest community in north central Missouri, Chillicothe features abundant recreational and cultural activities, a thriving business community, and a beautiful setting. The city is known for its friendly people and being a great place to raise a family. It is located just 90 miles northeast of Kansas City.

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About Saint Luke’s Health System

Saint Luke’s Health System 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.

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