General Anesthesiologist

Saint Luke's Health System
Kansas City, Missouri
Apr 24, 2019
Apr 23, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

The Department of Anesthesiology at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City (SLH) and University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine seeks a BC/BE anesthesiologist at the Instructor/Assistant Professor level to join our Main OR Anesthesiology section at SLH. Prospective candidates must be ABA board eligible/certified and/or recent graduates of an ACGME-accredited residency training program.

We are a young and dynamic faculty that looks to foster innovation in clinical care and enthusiasm in resident and medical student education. Clinical duties will include providing care in the Main OR, Labor and Delivery Suites, Interventional Radiology, the Gastroenteroscopy Labs, as well as the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute’s ORs. Our faculty are committed to enhancing the academic and teaching environment of our residency program, and to advance the concepts of the Perioperative Surgical Home concept within our hospital.

Extensive experience and/or fellowship training in Neuroanesthesia is desirable but not essential. Of note, the department staffs a 28-bed CVICU and a 19-bed Neuroscience ICU with fellowship trained intensivists 24/7, most of whom serve both as intensivists and OR anesthesiologists. We also have a growing comprehensive Pain Management Center, and provide an Acute Perioperative Pain Service. Compensation and benefits are excellent and rank in the top tier of academic departments nationwide.

Kansas City is a vibrant metropolitan area and has a wealth of cultural, visual and performing arts, culinary and sporting opportunities to sample from. The cost of living and home ownership is moderate, with a variety of different neighborhoods. There are also outstanding public and private schools throughout the Kansas City-metro area.

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.


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