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Physician - Infectious Diseases

Job ID: R-29114 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
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The University of Kansas Health System, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease is seeking an infectious disease faculty member to join its expanding team. This physician will support the departmental mission of delivering the highest quality of care, as well as satisfying teaching, research, and academic responsibilities at the region's quaternary referral center.

The Division of Infectious Diseases provides onsite services at The University of Kansas Health System at the main campus, Olathe campus, Kansas City VA Hospital, and via telehealth at Great Bend campus.

The ideal candidate will be able to perform in-patient attending consultation rounds in rotation with other faculty members and maintain a weekly ambulatory clinic with potential for general infectious diseases population and specialist populations based on individual interest and expertise.  Patient care duties may involve training medical students, residents, fellows, or other learners.

Candidates will also be able to provide formal educational instruction by consistently attending and presenting at key Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases conferences including but not limited to Core Curriculum, Case Conference, Journal Club, Patient Safety, Clinical Pathological Conferences and Antimicrobial Stewardship and will provide specialty content updates emphasizing pathophysiology, clinical and diagnostics principles and emerging therapeutic interventions.

Additionally, candidates will participate in formal scholarship activities including but not limited to mentorship of house staff and student academic projects, conduction and dissemination of scientific discoveries, participation in Divisional and Institutional scholarship activities with an emphasis on specialty areas of expertise and to continually foster an environment of learning and discovery.

Required Qualifications:

  • Board certified/eligible in Infectious Diseases
  • Kansas medical license

Benefits and compensation

  • Recent increase in overall compensation package 
  • Generous retirement contribution
  • Relocation assistance
  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • CME allowance
  • LTD/STD and Life insurance
  • Professional liability insurance

About The University of Kansas Hospital:  

Recognized as one of the top hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, The University of Kansas Hospital is a 1045-bed academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center, with a mission to lead in the discovery of new knowledge, deliver outstanding patient care in this region and beyond, and educate the healthcare professionals of tomorrow. The health system, consistently earning national recognition for outstanding quality and safety in several medical specialties, is known for its Center for Advanced Heart Care, Center for Transplantation, Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Magnet designation is proof of our hard-earned commitment to nursing excellence.  

About Kansas City:

A metropolitan area of 2.3 million people, Kansas City offers the diversity and excitement of a large city with the charm and convenience of Midwest living. Walkable, tree-lined neighborhoods surround the campus, which is within close proximity to the city's top destinations, including the Kauffman Center of Performing Arts, Union Station & Science City, National WWI Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, as well as the Country Club Plaza, a shopping district celebrated for its architectural design. 

Overall, the Kansas City metropolitan area is a diverse and dynamic region with a rich cultural heritage, a strong economy, a vibrant downtown area, and a wide range of recreational and educational opportunities. It offers a high quality of life for its residents and attracts visitors from around the region and beyond. Residents enjoy safe, suburban neighborhoods, great restaurants and shopping, miles of bike paths, parks and lakes, excellent schools (public, private, and universities for higher education). 

The University of Kansas Health System is the official healthcare provider for the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, KC Current and T-Mobile Center. Kansas City is also home to Sporting KC, Kansas City Mavericks, and we will be hosting the World Cup! Visit for more information about Kansas City.  

About Olathe:

For more than 60 years, Olathe Medical Center (OMC) has expanded its services to meet the growing needs of the community. Today, OMC is located on one of the largest hospital campuses in the Midwest, a 285-acre campus at 151st Street and I-35 in southern Johnson County, Kansas. OMC is licensed for 300 beds and averages more than 44,000 patient care days per year. Its emergency care center is one of the busiest in the region, with more than 44,000 patients treated annually. 

For more information contact:

Ann Terry, Physician Recruiter

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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