Kansas City, Kansas
Competitive salary and benefits
Jun 06, 2017
Jun 26, 2017
Full Time

Kansas City – The University of Kansas Health System is a highly renowned academic medical center.

Position: We are seeking an experienced hematologist/oncologist with a focus in blood and marrow transplant to join the Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapeutics team as an assistant or associate processor.  We are the region’s largest BMT & acute leukemia program, and part of the region’s largest comprehensive cancer center.

The BMT clinical service is experiencing significant growth and performs greater than 300 transplants annually. The program operates a state-of-the-art, outpatient care facility, therapeutic blood treatment/apheresis center and dedicated 49-bed inpatient unit.  We provide a rich environment for clinical investigation with scientific programs and initiatives that allow our physicians to provide optimal treatment strategies for our patients, their families and their other healthcare providers.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a M.D., completed an ACGME accredited Hematology/Oncology fellowship, and be board certified or eligible in Hematology. We prefer candidates who have completed a BMT fellowship program or commensurate training. Ideal candidates will be interested in clinical or translational research and clinical trial development as well as have expertise in high-dose chemotherapy and management of patients undergoing autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplantation and cellular therapies.

The essential functions include: providing medical care for both outpatient clinic and hospitalized patients; contributes to various research, educational and clinical initiatives related to areas of individual interest and expertise; serves in a clinician educator role with responsibility for education of housestaff.

Location: The Kansas City metropolitan area has a bi-state population of greater than 2 million. It is a hidden gem winning the award of America’s 4th most Cultured City by Travel+Leisure magazine. The area has affordable housing including downtown lofts, suburban neighborhoods, and rural properties. A robust art scene includes symphony, ballet, theatre and museums. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of professional and collegiate sports. Outdoor activities abound year round with more than 600 parks and 24 public lakes.

We invite you to apply:

To view the complete job description and apply, go to jobs.kumc.edu and search for position number J0083297. For more information, contact Terri Houchen, Physician Recruiter at thouchen@kumc.edu or call 913-945-6756.