The nationally prominent Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neurosciences Institute (SLMBNI) is seeking a fellowship trained neurosurgeon in functional neurosurgery from a prestigious institution to join the comprehensive neuroscience program at Saint Luke’s Hospital, a 600-bed, regional tertiary hospital located in the beautiful Country Club Plaza district in Kansas City. It is the flagship hospital of locally owned and operated Saint Luke’s Health System which is comprised of 10 leading hospitals in the Kansas City area. The position is available to start in 2017.
Saint Luke’s Hospital is a Comprehensive Stroke Center & Level 1 Trauma Center. Saint Luke’s Hospital and the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute is supported by an 18 bed neuro-intensive care unit with 24/7 intensivist coverage.
Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute has recruited and developed a team of exceptionally trained neurosurgeons, movement disorder neurologists, epileptologists, anesthesiology pain physicians, and PM&R pain physicians with the goal of creating one of the finest functional neurosurgery programs in the country. The providers participate in weekly multi-disciplinary case conferences as well as collaborate on evidence based practice initiatives to enhance the management and care of patients. All of the neurosurgeons in the practice are fellowship trained with subspecialty interests in spine, skull base and functional neurosurgery. Academic appointments are available at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and there are excellent opportunities for research and publication.
Benefits include malpractice insurance, retirement, insurance, vacation, CME, etc. All inquiries are confidential.
Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI) is a comprehensive, rapidly growing, well-endowed institution with specialists in neurology, neurosurgery, interventional neuroradiology, neurophysiology, neuro-oncology, neurootology, sleep medicine, pain medicine, psychiatry and physical medicine and rehabilitation working together on multiple campuses and through the network of affiliated hospitals. In 2013, the Neuroscience Institute moved to an 80,000 square feet of dedicated space for the Neurosciences, the result of a $330 million expansion and renovation of the hospital campus. The facility features an 18 bed neuro intensive care unit, four dedicated neurosurgical operating rooms, two neuroradiology interventional suites, a dedicated EEG monitoring unit, a full service neuro-diagnostics lab and 3 inpatient units for patients with neurologic disorders. In 2017 Saint Luke’s Hospital was ranked #46 by the US news and World report in Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Greater Kansas City The Greater Kansas City metro area is a vibrant, growing community known for its rolling hills, tree-lined boulevards, dynamic business community, and exceptional quality of life. With a metro population of more than 2 million, the region is recognized for its world-class cultural and arts amenities, sports and recreation, quality health care, exceptional schools, beautiful neighborhoods, and affordable living. The city of fountains, barbeque, and jazz is also renowned for its innovative spirit and friendly people. Numerous national publications have praised Kansas City and its suburbs for being among the nation’s best places to live and raise a family.
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System Director, Physician Recruitment and Retention
About Saint Luke’s Health SystemFor more than 130 years, Saint Luke’s has been at the heart of Kansas City health care, earning a reputation for innovation, quality, and compassion.As the only locally owned, not-for-profit, faith-based health care organization, Saint Luke’s has a unique commitment to care for the communities we serve. With more than 1,300 physicians, 65 specialty services, and convenient locations throughout the area, we treat people in more than 65 counties in Missouri, Kansas, and beyond.Saint Luke’s is one of the largest providers of charity care, unreimbursed care, and community benefits in the area. We provide the community more than $104 million in the form of financial assistance to ensure medical care for patients, education of health professionals, medical research, subsidized health services, and community health programs.