Transplant Hepatologist, Kansas City, MO
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, a principal teaching affiliate of University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine, is currently seeking a transplant hepatologist for its expanding liver transplant program. The liver transplant program at Saint Luke’s Hospital was established in November 2011 and achieved Medicare approval in its second year of operation with 100 percent patient and graft survival.
The position will work in collaboration with an experienced team, comprised of three transplant hepatologists and three transplant surgeons. A successful candidate will be involved in patient care, education, and research. Clinical trial program is integral to this position and opportunities for basic science collaborations exist within the medical school. Academic appointment at the University of Missouri–Kansas City is available commensurate with experience.
The successful candidate will have strong clinical, organizational, and communication skills. He/she should be articulate, approachable, and collaborative both with internal and external constituents. The candidate will share in responsibility for patient selection conferences, liver transplant clinic, liver disease management, satellite clinic development, and outreach efforts.
The successful candidate must:
- be BC/BE
- have completed ACGME/Accredited Gastroenterology Training program
- have completed an AST – certified Hepatology Transplant Fellowship
- have or be eligible for Missouri and Kansas Medical Licenses
Excellent compensation and benefits package.
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.