Full Time Trauma Surgeon Opening in Kansas City, MO

Envision Physician Services Published: January 29, 2018
Kansas City, MO
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Recruiter Name
Jamie Weaver
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Join our amazing trauma team at Research Medical Center!

Research Medical Center offers medical & health clinic services across three Kansas City locations. Research Medical Center is one of 10 HCA Midwest Health hospitals in Kansas City and surrounding areas. Services include comprehensive Burn Care, Level I Stroke Designation, Accredited Chest Pain Center, Level III NICU, Regional Hand Center and Pediatric Emergency Care. Ranked Kansas City’s Top Hospital (according to Leapfrog Group 2014)

Hospital website:   http://researchmedicalcenter.com/

Trauma Program:

  • 590-bed Acute Care Facility
  • Level I Trauma Center (State Verified)
  • Hybrid OR (16 surgical suites, includes 1 designated for trauma)
  • 32 bed open ICU (16 surg + 16 medical)
  • ED Volume: 60k per year (50% are transfers in)
  • Emergency General Surgery covered 14 days/mo by Trauma team
  • HCA hospital network of 5 hospitals funnels into Research MC
  • 12 hr primary in-house coverage, plus 12 hr secondary call from home with 20 min response (rarely called in)                     
  • Trauma admits avg 1900/ yr (25% penetrating)
  • Transfer out most peds and hand (if reattachment needed)
  • Trauma service census: 5-25/ day (volume spikes in summer)

Trauma Surgeon Criteria:

  • Board Certified Surgery with Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
  • ATLS Required
  • Willingness to work at on-site clinic for post-op follow up visit


  • Permanent positions with equitable scheduling model and unique work/rest model
  • Paid Malpractice and no attributed overhead expenses
  • Employment model with full benefits; including, health and 401K with employer match
  • $5,000 CME Allowance
  • Competitive Income Potential
  • Comprehensive back-end support services including recruitment, credentialing, renewals, billing, follow-up clinic support and more


  • Population: 467,007
  • Community of good schools (including University of Missouri- Kansas City), cultural amenities, acclaimed dining (particularly the BBQ), affordable living and vast number of sport teams (5 Major League professional teams). Most importantly, it’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going, and forward-thinking.
  • Kiplinger Magazine and other publications have rated Kansas City as one of the 50 Smart Places to Live!
  • Kansas City: http://kcmo.gov/
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