The University of Kansas Health Care System, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, is seeking a full-time Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist with a strong background in interstitial lung diseases.•Clinical duties include providing and supervising patient care in ambulatory lung clinics and inpatient services, involvement in interstitial lung disease multi-disciplinary conferences, and teaching of residents and subspecialty fellows•Research expectations are to develop a strong independent or collaborative research program in ILD. Active funding or experience in translational or basic science research is highly desirable.Kansas City is a bi-state region of greater than 2 million persons.oA foundation of diverse industries support our solid economyoQuality public and private educational choices including colleges and universities. oAffordable housing - downtown lofts, suburban neighborhoods and country livingoA robust arts scene including symphony, ballet, theatre and museumsoAmazing dining – KC barbeque and food of all types, including fresh local fareoProfessional sports teams (Royals, Chiefs, Sporting KC)oNASCAR Kansas SpeedwayoOver 600 parks & 24 public lakes
•Applicant must have an M.D. degree from an approved LCME medical school and satisfactory completion of an Internal Medicine residency and Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship from an ACGME accredited program•Candidate must be eligible for Kansas medical licensure and board eligible/certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care. Additional specialized training in Interstitial Lung Disease, Occupational Health, and/or Sarcoidosis is preferred •Level of appointment will be commensurate with experience
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive with excellent benefits
The University of Kansas Health System is the region's premier academic medical center, providing a full range of care. The hospital is affiliated with the University of Kansas Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions, and their various leading-edge research projects. The constantly growing facility contains 747 staffed beds (plus 24 bassinets) and serves more than 37,500 inpatients ann...ually. Eleven of its medical and surgical specialty areas are ranked nationally by the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospital” lists, including Cancer (#25), Cardiology & Heart Surgery (#38 tie), Diabetes & Endocrinology (#33), Ear, Nose & Throat (#31), Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (#35), Geriatrics (#13), Gynecology (#38), Neurology & Neurosurgery (#22), Orthopedics (#35), Pulmonology (#28) and Urology (#17). The cancer program is part of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, one of 69 National Cancer Institute-designated programs in the U.S. The hospital has received Magnet nursing designation three times in a row, reflecting the quality of care throughout the hospital, an honor awarded three consecutive times to only 3.7 percent of the hospitals nationwide. The hospital also houses the region's only accredited burn center, the area's only nationally accredited Level I Trauma Center and a leading quality transplant program in liver, pancreas, kidney, heart and bone marrow. For more information, visit KansasHealthSystem.com. The University of Kansas Hospital receives no state appropriations and is financed through operating revenue, bonding authority and philanthropy.