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Hospitalist, Chillicothe, MO

Company: St. Luke's of Kansas City
Location: Chillicothe
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Hedrick Medical Center (HMC), a 25-bed community hospital located in Chillicothe, Missouri, is recruiting for a Hospitalist to join the existing hospitalist team. The ideal candidate is a BC/BE IM/PEDS or Family Medicine physician with excellent inpatient skills. We currently have an IM/PED's Hospitalist, APN, and telemedicine support through the Saint Luke's Health System Hospitalist group located in Kansas City. HMC offers a full array of specialist support with a built-in transfer program directly to Saint Luke's Hospital, a 478-bed tertiary care hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

Program Highlights:

* Schedule - 7 on 7 off model with 12-hour shifts, covering adult patients, 24-hours coverage for pediatrics
* Call Coverage/Back up - On-call eHospitalist for adult admissions after hours. Hospitalist covers pediatric emergencies 24 hours/day during week
* Technology - Laptop/Desktop with as needed telemedicine technology provided by hospital. Ultrasound equipment for bedside procedures available in hospital. EMR available from home. Billing/sign out able to be done by computer or mobile app
* Hospital highlights - Recently opened in 2014, Hedrick Medical Center is an award winning Critical Access Hospital with region-leading array of inpatient and outpatient services. Hedrick offers ICU and PCU level care with eICU monitored beds, surgical and obstetrical care, and a 24/7 emergency department with physicians on-site. Our outpatient specialty clinic provides a breadth of specialty services as well as infusion and sleep lab services. Recently awarded Level III stroke center status for care of acute stroke, HMC continues to be a system leader in providing quality care.

About Hedrick Medical Center:

Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe delivers high-quality health care to Livingston County, Missouri, and its surrounding communities. A city-owned, not-for-profit critical access hospital, Hedrick Medical Center is the only Joint Commission-accredited hospital in north-central Missouri. The hospital was awarded the prestigious 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award by Press Ganey for reaching the 95th percentile for clinical quality. The 25-bed acute care hospital offers comprehensive care, including a 24-hour emergency department staffed by board-certified physicians, inpatient and outpatient diagnostic testing, a spacious maternity unit, a Women's Center featuring 3-D mammography, inpatient and outpatient surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, an Intensive Care Unit featuring eICU, a specialty clinic, and primary care offices adjoining the facility.

Learn more about Hedrick Medical Center.

About Chillicothe, Missouri:

Chillicothe lies in the heart of a rich agricultural section of the state and is the largest community in north central Missouri. Known as the Home of Sliced Bread, Chillicothe's population as of the 2010 census is 9,515, although the community has continued to experience steady growth. Chillicothe is located in Livingston County, which has a population of 15,037. Chillicothe is located 90 miles northeast of Kansas City and at the intersection of U.S. Highways 36 & 65. The community has a lot to offer to both individuals, and families alike, including an 18-hole public golf course, a bowling alley, movie theater, skating rink, numerous locally-owned and chain restaurants, retail shopping, Chilli Bay water park, numerous tennis courts and baseball/softball complexes, recreational parks, the Grand River Area Family YMCA facility, the Sliced Bread Innovation Center, and many other enjoyable activities. Additionally, north central Missouri is known for their access to numerous outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing, camping, and trail hiking.

Learn more about living and working in Chillicothe.

About Saint Luke's Health System:

Saint Luke's Health System consists of 18 area hospitals and several primary and specialty care practices, and provides a range of inpatient, outpatient, and home care services. Founded as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization, our mission includes a commitment to the highest levels of excellence in health care and the advancement of medical research and education. The health system is an aligned organization in which the physicians and hospitals assume responsibility for enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of people in the metropolitan Kansas City area and the surrounding region.

Learn more about Saint Luke's Health System.

Keywords: St. Luke's of Kansas City, Independence , Hospitalist, Chillicothe, MO, Healthcare , Chillicothe, Missouri

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