Academic Critical Care Medicine faculty positions

The University of Kansas Hospital
Kansas City, Kansas
Closing date
Dec 15, 2022

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
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The University of Kansas Health Care System, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, is recruiting two Critical Care faculty positions at its main campus in Kansas City, Kansas. The University of Kansas Hospital is expanding critical care services to cover a bone marrow transplant ICU in addition to core Medical ICUs. The Division currently includes 40 faculty from diverse backgrounds with expertise in basic, clinical and translational research and is ranked #42 by the U.S. News and World Report. 

The group is seeking applicants with an interest in clinical and translational research with direct application to critical care medicine including those with an active research program. Applicants may be at the Assistant, Associate or full Professor level.

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


  • 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.

The Health System:

  • The University of Kansas Health System is the region’s premier academic medical center providing access to over 200 medical specialties/services and to top specialists in their field
  • 910-bed facility with a new surgical tower
  • Consistently earns national recognition for outstanding quality and safety
  • 11th consecutive year ranking with S. News and Work Report’s Best Hospital designation
  • Best Hospital in Kansas City year over year
  • Magnet Designation by ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center) for third consecutive year

Kansas City is a bi-state region of greater than 2 million persons.

  • A foundation of diverse industries support our solid economy
  • Quality public and private educational choices including colleges and universities.
  • Affordable housing - downtown lofts, suburban neighborhoods and country living
  • A robust arts scene including symphony, ballet, theatre and museums
  • Amazing dining – KC barbeque and food of all types, including fresh local fare
  • Professional sports teams (Royals, Chiefs, Sporting KC)
  • NASCAR Kansas Speedway
  • Over 600 parks & 24 public lakes

If you are interested, please contact:

Terri Houchen
Physician Recruiter
The University of Kansas Health System

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