Clinical/Academic PEM in Kansas' Largest City
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, KS
Wesley Medical Center is a regional acute-care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. The medical staff of 850 physicians and 3,400 employees provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients from throughout Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Every year, more than 180,000 patients are treated and more than 6,000 babies are born at Wesley. The hospital was founded in 1912 by a regional organization of the Methodist Church and has been part of the HCA hospital system since 1985. In 2016, Wesley completed a 28 million dollar construction project to launch Wesley Children's Hospital. Wesley was recently named among The Joint Commission’s new list of Top Performers on Key Quality Measures®
The city regularly makes the popular “top city” lists as a smaller metro area with many of the things families are seeking, combined with lower than average cost of living. Most recent: Wichita named to CNN Money's top 10 most affordable real estate markets. Forbes ranks Wichita 11th best city in which to raise a family.
• The metro population is 390,000, but the city is the medical hub for 2/3s of the state of Kansas and parts of contiguous states--over 1.5 million
• Wichita is home to 70 of the U.S. general aviation industry, with corporations like Boeing, Hawker-Beechcraft and Cessna.
• Other major headquarters in Wichita include Koch Industries, Coleman
• This unique combination of Medical, Aviation and International Business makes Wichita home to a diverse group of internationally born/educated post-graduate degreed professionals
Job SummaryThe Department of Pediatrics at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita campus is excited to offer a faculty appointment in Pediatric Emergency Medicine in collaboration with Wesley Medical Center and CarePoint..
Employment for this position is with CarePoint Healthcare, a democratic physician owned and operated Emergency Medicine Group with a partnership track (carepointpc.com/) Clinical service will take place at Wesley Medical Center, the largest level 1 trauma center in the state. Wesley Medical Center completed construction of a 30 million dollar Wesley Children's Hospital on campus. The Pediatric Emergency Department and Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians will be supported by a new, state-of-the-art pediatric intensive care unit staffed 24/7 with in-house pediatric critical care, daily pediatric surgery coverage, pediatric anesthesiology and radiology, a pediatric hospital medicine service line, a host of pediatric specialists including cardiology, neurology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology and infectious disease, as well as an appropriate host of pediatric ancillary clinical support, including child life.
Employment Package Includes:
Base Hourly Salary
RVU Production Bonus Paid on a Quarterly Basis
Holiday Pay Differential
Health & Dental Insurance
401k Retirement Plan
Medical Malpractice Coverage
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Paid Licensure, DEA, & Medical Staff Dues
Eligible for J1 and H1B Visa support
Other attributes of this exciting opportunity include:
• 70,000 annual visits in Main ED
• 15,000 annual visits in the PED
• Teaching hospital
• Main ED = 44 hrs. Physician coverage + 62 hrs. mlp coverage
• PEDs ED = 12 hrs. Physician coverage + 12 hrs. mlp coverage
• **Scribes Available**
To complement this excellent clinical opportunity, The Department of Pediatrics offers the opportunity for faculty appointment in the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. The campus offers state-of-art audiovisual technology, a dedicated standardized patient “clinic” and a high-fidelity simulation center for interprofessional, team-based simulation. The Department of Pediatrics is a growing faculty of diverse general and specialty pediatricians and supports a categorical pediatrics residency for up to 15 residents, as well an internal medicine/pediatrics residency program in collaboration with Wesley Medical Center. Faculty appointment provides opportunities for teaching in various settings, support for research and systematic quality improvement, leadership and academic and professional development.
Wichita is a diverse and vibrant city offering 33 museums, more than 22 attractions, 22 live theatres, 28 art galleries and 32 golf courses. Cost of living is low, travel in the city is easy and the community offers excellent public and private education.
This opportunity is an excellent one for the right candidate seeking a busy, tertiary care clinical opportunity in a community setting with traditional academic opportunities.