Nurse Practitioner Needed for General & Vascular Surgery Practice-KC and Belton, MO
Nurse Prac - Family
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Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO
Founded more than 120 years ago by German physicians, Research Medical Center has become one of the crown jewels in the HCA Midwest Health System. Located in the heart of Kansas City, Research Medical Center is among the only tertiary care centers serving Kansas City proper. Over the past century, this 507-bed institution has built a tradition of serving residents in Kansas City and a 150-mile surrounding region with exceptional patient care and leading technology. Research Medical Center has completed more than $100 million in capital improvements, including new lobby and admitting areas, renovated and expanded Cancer Center and Women’s Care Unit, construction of all private patient rooms and doubling the Emergency Department.
Recognizing the need for highly specialized programs to treat the critically ill, Research Medical Center has selected four specific clinical areas and designated them as a "Center of Excellence." These four centers represent a commitment by the Medical Center to provide the very best facilities, the most technologically advanced equipment and some of the top physicians and staff specialists in the region.
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Job SummaryResearch Medical Center and Belton Regional Medical Center are assisting with the search for a Nurse Practitioner to join Kansas City Vascular & General Surgery. The incoming candidate will see patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings working 4-10 hour days. The APP will typically have one day focused in the outpatient clinic to see post operative vascular and general surgery patients along with the occasional vascular patient needing evaluation. The remaining three business days will be devoted to the inpatient service covering 1 or more hospitals, based on inpatient and consultative census. In the inpatient setting, the APP can expect to see both general surgery and vascular patients with time being spent equally between these specialties. The incoming candidate will also be required to assist with inpatient rounding one weekend every month with additional compensation available for covering the weekend rotation.
Experience in GI or other surgical specialties preferred. New grads are welcome to apply! The ideal candidate should be comfortable with a fast-paced work environment and be willing to take initiative. This opportunity provides a competitive compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience.
Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to: Kristen Sweeney, at kristen.sweeney@HCAHealthcare.com. Applicants will be accepted until qualified candidates are identified. AA/EOE. This position does not qualify for Visa sponsorship.