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Physician - Medical Oncologist

Job ID: R-28207 Job Type: Full time Location: Westwood, Kansas
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The University of Kansas Cancer Center (KUCC) is seeking to recruit a full time academic clinical physician that 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 Medical Oncology Division provides compassionate, state-of-the-art medical care to cancer patients; developing novel therapeutic and treatment options through clinical, translational, and molecular research; and educating and training the field’s next generation of cancer experts, with 36 faculty members dedicated to developing innovative treatments for these patients.

The University of Kansas Health System is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, the only one in Kansas and 1 of only 54 in the United States, and for the 12th year, KUCC has been listed among the nation’s top 50 by U.S. News & World Report, making us the only cancer program in the region to receive this recognition.

Required Qualifications:

  • Board certified/board eligible in medical oncology or hematology/oncology, and fellowship trained in hematology or medical oncology.
  • Candidates will be eligible for licensure in Kansas and Missouri.
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated record of excellency in clinical care, originality, and productivity in research, existing or potential for consistent extramural funding and an interest in graduate and medical education.

Benefits and compensation:

  • Generous retirement contribution
  • Relocation assistance
  • Health, dental, vision
  • CME allowance
  • LTD/STD and life insurance
  • Professional liability coverage

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

(816) 419-4523

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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