Pediatric Nephrology Job In Wichita, Kansas
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Pediatric Nephrology Medical Directorship
Wesley Children’s Hospital announces a new Medical Directorship for Pediatric Nephrology. In 2018, the successful candidate will oversee a newly expanded and upgraded 6 chair ESRD and provide inpatient coverage for pediatric and neonatal patients. The Medical Director will enjoy the support of private practice adult Nephrology practice and with some call support from community physicians. A collegial team of hospital-employed Pediatric subspecialists and a large and loyal pediatrician referral base will eagerly welcome the addition of a Ped Nephrologist to the medical staff. Wesley Children’s Hospital is a 45 inpatient bed facility, adjacent to Wesley Medical Center which delivers more than 6,000 babies annually. 85 bed Neonatal bassinets (35 of which are NICU) attest to Wesley’s popularity as “The Baby Hospital” in Wichita. This regional referral center draws from 2/3’rds of Kansas and parts of contiguous states.
Clinical Faculty Appointment available at KU School of Medicine with 15 residencies including Pediatrics, IM/Ped and Family Medicine.
Qualified candidates will be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Nephrology and fellowship-trained in Pediatric Nephrology. J1 visa holders are welcome to apply. Please send CV and a cover message explaining reasons for interest in living and working in Wichita.
Wichita´s population is 350,000, drawing from 2/3s of the state of Kansas and parts of contiguous states. Wichita was named #1 Most Affordable City in the US by NBC's Today Show in 2010. In 2009, Wichita ranked as one of Forbes' "Best Bang for the Buck" cities and made Money Magazine´s List of 10 best cities in the U.S. Visit the city site for reviews and links to 7 recent national rankings that explain why so many physicians and post graduate-degreed professionals settle in Wichita.
Wesley Medical Center is a regional acute-care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. The medical staff of 700 physicians and 3,000 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.
- The largest Emergency Department in Kansas/ Level 1 (highest level) trauma center
- The area's only Gamma Knife Center
- State-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care and Pediatric Intensive Care units
- Newly equipped and renovated Cath Lab and EP lab
- Neurodiagnostics and stroke treatment
- Advanced care for high-risk pregnancies
- Cancer care
- The area's only hyperbaric oxygen chambers