|Seeking Talented Staff physicians for the Section of Hematology & Oncology to Join Our Healthcare Team in Kansas City, MO|
Company: Veteran's Healthcare Administration
Location: Kansas City, MO
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 12/05/2022
Expire Date: 02/05/2023
Job Categories: Medical
Seeking Talented Staff physicians for the Section of Hematology & Oncology to Join Our Healthcare Team in Kansas City, MO|
The Kansas City VA Health Care System (KCVAHCS) is seeking applications for the position of staff physician as part of National Tele-health oncology program. The position would require obtaining affiliation with an academic institution affiliate, University of Kansas Medical Center. We're seeking a board certified, full-time permanent hospital employed physician to join our Hematology/Oncology department at the Kansas City VA Medical Center Hospital. Our ideal candidate will provide Tele-oncology and Tele-hematology services patients from KCVA and other VA facilities for at least 3 days / week as part of national tele-oncology program, outpatient and inpatient duties as assigned by the section chief, supervision of inpatient as well as outpatient chemotherapy and infusion procedures; perform bone marrow aspirates and biopsies and conduct of hemopathology conferences; provide attendance on the Hematology/Oncology consult service; providing consultative support to all inpatient services. The physician also sees continuity and referral of Hem/Onc patients and attends the Fellows clinic when required. For those patients with active cancer or hematologic disease, the physician may serve as the primary physician. Join a department that is expanding clinical area to better serve veteran patients!
The Staff Physicians have a major teaching role within the division including its fellowship program. Academic activities includes serving as principal investigator of clinical trials in the field of specialization, administrative oversight of regulatory requirement and compliances with IRB regulation in human research, development of specialty oncology program, clinical and basic science research effort. The position includes a major role in the clinical, research, administrative and educational programs of the Hematology/Oncology Section. The physician will take part in supervision and education of fellows and residents, participate in didactic sessions, conferences and give presentations and lectures to trainees. The physician provides educational training for Hematology/Oncology Residents, Medical Students and Hem/Onc fellows The ideal candidate for the staff physician positions will be suitable for academic appointment at the University of Kansas City at the level of assistant, associate or full professor, as evidenced by a strong track record of academic and/or clinical excellence. Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA. The clinical activities of the Section of Hematology/Oncology span the breath of the subspecialty and are strongly supported by surgery, pathology, radiology and the other Faculty members of Medicine Service.
Contact Name: Hank Laguatan
Phone Number: (206) 459-7927
The Kansas City VAMC is located on a 40 acre campus in eastern Kansas City. This is a major metropolitan area with a population exceeding 1.5 million. Our primary service area includes over 200,00 veterans, some 25 percent of whom are over 60. With a special emphasis on customer service, we are honored to serve the veterans of the Heartland. "Veterans First"