Vice Chair of Perioperative Medicine

Merritt Hawkins
Kansas City, Kansas
Aug 15, 2019
Aug 14, 2020
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Vice Chair of Perioperative Medicine in Kansas
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The University of Kansas School of Medicine is seeking an accomplished leader to join the Department of Anesthesiology as the Vice Chair of Perioperative Medicine. The University of Kansas Health System is actively pursuing innovative strategies to redesign healthcare delivery and achieve excellence in healthcare research and education. The Vice Chair of Perioperative Medicine will lead the design, development, and research of perioperative care processes, including but not limited to Enhanced Recovery After Surgery programs and Perioperative Surgical Home implementation, to support evidence-based multidisciplinary care for patients with a variety of surgical conditions and diseases.

The Vice Chair of Perioperative Medicine will have the opportunity to be an integral part of this important evolution for the entire academic health system. The University of Kansas Health System includes The University of Kansas Hospital, a 784-bed general medical and surgical facility which is ranked among the top 1% of hospitals in the country, and consistently earns national recognition for outstanding quality and safety. Recent awards include receiving U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital Designation for the 11th consecutive year in 9 different specialties, along with recognition as Best Hospital in Kansas City for the 8th time, and Best Hospital in Kansas for the 6th time.

Applicants for this position should possess a medical degree from an accredited medical school, be board certified in Anesthesiology, have a minimum of 3-5 years of post-residency experience, preferably within an academic medical center, with a strong track record of scholarly activity, and be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Kansas.

The University of Kansas Medical Center and Health System is located in Kansas City, a bi-state region of greater than two million people which offers a diverse culture, robust arts scene, and access to world-class professional sporting events.

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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