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Physician - Internal Medicine: Pulmonary Critical Care

Kansas City, Kansas

Job ID: R-7410

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Overview

Our nurses are leaders and decision makers, working closely with physicians to provide the best care and most advanced treatments. On our team, you’ll work in an environment of respect and professionalism, and you’ll have the support to advance your nursing career in the direction you choose. Find out more about the wide variety of opportunities for nurses at The University of Kansas Health System.

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Job Summary

Job ID: R-7410 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Position Summary / Career Interest:

Physician - Internal Medicine: Pulmonary Critical Care


Position Title

Physician - Internal Medicine: Pulmonary Critical Care

Position Overview

  • Provide inpatient medical care to critical care patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital.
  • Diagnose, manage, and deliver care to critically ill patients in one of 5 Medical ICU teams, inclusive of bone marrow and solid organ transplants.
  • Lead ICU teams comprised of trainees, advanced practice providers (Critical Care certified), nurses and specialists to oversee care for critically ill patients.
  • Supervise, teach, and train medical students, residents and pulmonary and critical care fellows.
  • Closed ICU model
  • Develop and conduct research and clinical trials in the field of critical care medicine
  • Access to clinical trials units, medical informatics and biostatistical support for critical care research
  • Access to research coordinators and basic science laboratories to support critical care research

Job Description:

Required Qualifications:

  • Education: Board Certified or eligible in Critical Care Medicine.
  • Work Experience: Variable. Fellowship experience through established Critical Care clinician and investigator.
  • Skills: Investigator initiated Critical Care research.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Board Certified in Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care medicine.
  • Work Experience: Established Critical Care Investigator and clinician.
  • Skills: Preferred Specific Skills

Eligibility: 

  • Applicant must have a M.D./ D.O. degree from an approved LCME/AOA medical school and satisfactory completion of an Internal Medicine residency and Critical Care fellowship from an ACGME accredited program
  • Must be eligible for Kansas medical licensure and BE/BC in Internal Medicine and Critical Care; BE/BC in another medicine specialty encouraged including pulmonary/critical care

Job Duties Outlined:

  • Primary Investigator for Critical Care research for therapies, quality improvement, or education. Current funding or concrete pathway for research funding expected.

  • Provide clinical Critical Care services in multiple academic center intensive care units.

  • Participate in the education of fellows, residents, students, and health system employees.

Required Documents:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

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, Kansas Speedway, and T-Mobile Center. Kansas City is also home to Sporting KC, KC Current, Kansas City Mavericks, and we will be hosting the World Cup! 

For more information contact:

Darci Deskin, Senior Physician Recruiter

ddeskin@kumc.edu

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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Quote

The main reason I love coming to work is because of the amazing team. We promote a nursing culture that encourages kindness and teamwork, and I absolutely love that about our hospital. Riley Ferree, RN

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Our robust medical, dental and vision package allows you to choose options that are best for your family. We offer life, disability, and accident insurance plus voluntary offerings such as critical illness insurance and identity theft protection.

  • Giving back

    In addition to the quality healthcare we provide, we have opportunities to serve externally in our community in activities throughout the year.

  • Team-based culture

    At the health system, we are a team. If you are highly skilled and motivated but don’t want to work in an “everyone for themselves” culture like many academic institutions have, this is your place.

  • Support and Resources

    We have a comprehensive wellness program with resources to support your physical, mental, and emotional health. Our new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) includes free counseling sessions and legal advice options.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    We offer tuition reimbursement for formal education credits.

  • 401(a)

    We offer a retirement savings plan with an employer contribute.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at The University of Kansas Health System? Review the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right combination.

  • Compassionate
  • Acccountable to Team
  • Takes Initiative
  • Possesses Integrity
  • Patient-Focused
  • Desire to Grow & Develop

Our Culture

  • Work with a team that supports you, in a place where you will feel you belong and will make a difference. We empower staff to put the patient first in all things – even beyond clinical care. We value people.
  • Driven to serve: Every employee makes an impact, regardless of your role – no matter if you’re in scheduling, facilities or clinical staff. We know that each step of the process ultimately impacts the patient.
  • Our leadership is approachable, open-minded, and adaptable to challenges in healthcare.
  • We demonstrate values proudly and consistently. Values such as diversity and inclusion are important to our staff; there is a desire to see this reflected by the health system internally and externally.
  • Even though we are a large organization, our employees feel the health system’s resources, culture and commitment to quality allow them to provide exceptional care for patients.
  • Our health system welcomes patients and cases that other hospitals cannot. This represents our commitment to care and our passion to challenge ourselves and be the best.
  • We are a true healthcare leader in the region, rooted in experience and excellence.
  • We offer unique opportunities for professional development, as well as convenient pathways for onsite continuing education among healthcare professionals and staff – from GED to CEUs.
  • We make a difference in our communities by improving the health and lives of our patients.
  • We also support our communities through Health System Employees Reaching Out events.

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