The University of Kansas Health System is seeking a neuro-oncology specialist to join its prestigious cancer center. The new hire will be employed by the Department of Neurosurgery and is excited to welcome a qualified and board-eligible/board-certified neuro-oncologist to join this collegial and well-respected department. Due to department growth, an interested candidate can expect to walk into immediate volume.
University of Kansas Health System Highlights:
Level 1 Trauma Center
National Cancer Institute-designated center; the only one in the region
13 office locations within the Kansas City Metro
2021 J-1 waiver support and H1-B visa support will be considered
Leadership opportunities available
Schedule accommodates work/life balance
Opportunity to teach Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Oncology residents
Base salary + incentive that offers competitive pay
Clinical trials, research opportunities, and research support are available through the Department of Neurosurgery and the Cancer Center
Advanced Practice Provider as part of the team
Work with a Neuro-Psychologist trained in Brain Mapping
Proton Therapy unit coming online soon
Neurosurgery Program with all modern neurosurgical tumor resection technology available including intraoperative MRI to complement the Neuro-Oncology program
Joint Academic appointments available in Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Oncology
Coined the heart of the "New Midwest," Kansas City has a multitude of attractions, culture, and entertainment options for those visiting or even opting for a more permanent stay. As one of "16 Cities to Visit Before All Your Friends Catch On," Kansas City is home to the American Jazz Museum, the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, and the Kansas City Zoo to name a few. The city offers a multitude of art, music, entertainment, dining , and shopping opportunities for day trips. Getting around the city is easy as it is the largest major city in the United States that offers complimentary bus fare throughout the city, which allows you to go from one place to the next to find that new, exciting restaurant in the city's growing food scene. The cost of living is about 40% lower than the national average and the area's booming housing market makes for an incredible opportunity to relocate and find the home of your dreams. The local K-12 schools are nationally-recognized leaders in innovation and student success and there are several private schooling options available for physicians with families. Kansas City has the culture, entertainment, and Midwestern charm that make for the perfect place to call home.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About The University of Kansas Health System
The University of Kansas Health System, located in Kansas City, KS, is part of the premier academic health system providing a full range of care for the region and the state of Kansas. It includes The University of Kansas Physicians, the largest multispecialty physician group in the region. In addition to its main location in Kansas City, the health system includes hospitals and clinics in Great Bend, Hays, Larned and Topeka. Services range from routine primary care to multispecialty care for complex conditions.
The health system provides the region’s only nationally verified burn center and the most experienced, nationally verified Level I Trauma Center, as well as a leading transplant program in liver, pancreas, kidney, heart, and blood and marrow. The cancer program is part of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, one of 71 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers. The health system’s Kansas City hospital has received Magnet nursing designation three times in a row for the highest level of care. The hospital has also ranked for more than a decade on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals lists, currently ranking in six medical and surgical specialties. The heal...th system receives no state or local appropriations, instead relying on operating revenue, bonding authority and philanthropy. For more information, visit kansashealthsystem.com.
The health system is affiliated with the University of Kansas Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions, and their leading-edge research projects. The only medical school in Kansas, the University of Kansas Schools of Medicine has 22 residency programs, and 36 fellowship programs. In addition to its commitment to educating the physician workforce of tomorrow, the school is an emerging leader in biomedical research and the health of the public.