Palliative Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Saint Luke’s Health System is seeking a BC/BE Hospice and Palliative Medicine certified physician to join a successful and growing practice. The Saint Luke’s Health System encompasses 10 not-for-profit hospitals (including a metropolitan tertiary care center) and a 12 bed free-standing inpatient Hospice House and a large Primary Care network. Palliative services have been a part of the Health System over the last decade and now have entered an expansion and innovation phase as the health system moves into chronic care management.
You will be an employee of our Saint Luke’s Physician Group and have an academic appointment to the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. As part of the SLHS, you will have the unique opportunity to teach medical students and residents.
Duties will include:
- Shared call responsibilities with other physicians and nurse practitioners
- Performing palliative care consults in a growing hospital based service
- Caring for patients at a general inpatient level of care in the Saint Luke’s Hospice House
- Collaborating with certified Advanced Practice Providers, CHPN RN’s, and MWS’s
- Launching outpatient services by embedding in existing outpatient clinics
- Participate in the CMS Innovation Demonstration project, “Medicare Care Choices”
As part of the Saint Luke’s family atmosphere, you will be working with a group of clinicians that love what they do.
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.
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.