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Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City is currently seeking a BC/BE transplant hepatologist for its expanding liver transplant program.
About the position: • The liver transplant program at Saint Luke’s Hospital was established in November 2011 and achieved Medicare approval in its second year of operation; Observed patient and graft survival rates exceed expected programmatic and national percentages• The physician will work in collaboration with an experienced team comprised of transplant hepatologists and transplant surgeons and 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 • Transplant Hepatologists share in the responsibility for patient selection conferences, liver transplant clinic, liver disease management, satellite clinic development, and outreach efforts • This position will be primarily clinically oriented with research opportunities in addition to an academic appointment at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine • Fully integrated Epic EMR • Saint Luke’s has an extremely competitive career employment package that includes a guaranteed salary and excellent benefits such as medical, dental, vision, malpractice insurance, tax-deferred retirement plan with employer match, paid time off and a generous yearly CME allowance • Requirements: Successful completion of an ACGME/Accredited Gastroenterology Training program; Successful completion of an AST certified Hepatology Transplant Fellowship
Saint Luke’s Health System is a faith-based, not-for-profit, aligned health system committed to providing the highest levels of excellence in quality, compassionate health care. With more than 14 hospitals and campuses and over 100 primary care and specialty offices, Saint Luke’s team of world-class physicians and caregivers deliver exceptional care to patients across 67 counties in Missouri and Kansas. For more than 140 years, Saint Luke’s has been dedicated to enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of the diverse communities we serve. The health system’s outstanding clinical outcomes, reputation for exceptional customer service, dedication to research and innovation, and state-of-the-art facilities and technology reflect our vision of being “the best place to get care, the best place to give care.”
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, a 600-bed regional tertiary hospital located on the beautiful Country Club Plaza, is one of the largest faith-based care hospitals in the region and has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the elite hospitals in the nation. Our network of more than 600 physicians represents more than 60 medical specialties. Saint Luke’s offers specialized clinical services such as a Level 1 Trauma Center, one of the nation’s top 50 cardiology and heart surgery programs, subspecialty-based cancer care, and leading edge, comprehensive neurological treatment is provided at the nationally ranked Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute. Saint Luke’s Hospital is a primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine, which includes a physician residency program.
Saint Luke's is proud to call Kansas City home. With locations on both sides of the state line, the health system serves more than 2.1 million people and 240 neighborhoods in Kansas and Missouri. USA Today has regularly named Kansas City a top area for affordability, high-quality schools, and low traffic. 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.
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