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Physician - General Pediatrics - Pittsburg, KS

Location: Pittsburg, KS, United States
Date Posted: Nov 11, 2019

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Job Description

We Are Hiring

Physician - Pediatrics - Full-Time, Day - VC Hosp Pittsburg MtCarmel - Pittsburg, KS

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Via Christi has a rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region, which dates back more than 125 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, our integrated health system – with hospitals, physician clinics, therapy centers and other health services – is the largest healthcare provider in Kansas.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Pittsburg Lifestyle:

  • Growing community with approximately 20,000 people
  • Great downtown with over 80 stores, which include a variety of retail options, restaurants and nightlife opportunities
  • Fast food restaurants line Pittsburg’s Broadway Street and offer fast and friendly service to people on the go. Family-owned, local restaurants provide a more formal dining experience, without the price tag. From steaks and barbecue to Chinese, Mexican and Italian, Pittsburg has the right food to fit everyone’s taste buds
  • Home to Pittsburg State University

What You Will Do

Pediatrician - General | Ascension Via Christi

Ascension Via Christi, Kansas' largest health care provider, is seeking a BE/BC Pediatrician to join their established multi-specialty group in Pittsburg, Kansas.

Our Opportunity:

  • Join one successful and well-respected pediatrician
  • Outpatient focused, while maintaining an inpatient presence
  • Approximately 600 deliveries per year
  • Level 2 nursery
  • Base salary with wRVU incentives
  • Up to $50,000 in loan repayment available

As a Physician with Ascension Via Christi, you will have the opportunity to provide medical services to patients in an assigned area.


  • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. Coordinates discharge planning with case management.
  • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.
  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.
  • Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.
  • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.
  • Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Kansas required. Requirement will be tracked by local Med Staff office.
    • Board Eligible of Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics by date of hire. 


  • Diploma 
    • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO). 

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
Please see the link below for more information.
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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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