Trauma Surgeon to Join Kansas Surgical Consultants
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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 SummaryWesley Medical Center and Kansas Surgical Consultants announce an opportunity for a Trauma/Critical Care Surgeon to join seven surgeons in private practice on campus of this Level 1 Trauma Center. Wesley Medical Center draws from 1.5 million residents in 2/3rds of the state of Kansas and parts of contiguous states. Receiving almost 3,000 Trauma cases and over 60,000 ED visits annually, Wesley is the only verified Pediatric Trauma Center in the state of Kansas, with Board Certified Pediatric Surgeons on call 24/7.
• Guaranteed call contract plus collections
• Partner-track employment
• Fee for Service practice with consistent payer mix
• Active trauma research program
For surgeons who enjoy teaching, there is opportunity for faculty appointment in the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. The school of medicine campus is a four year medical school spanning three hospitals in 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. Faculty appointment provides opportunities for teaching in various settings with 13 fully accredited residency and fellowship programs, 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.