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Job ID: 358139

Physician - Gastroenterology

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

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Job Description

We Are Hiring

Physician - Founders Gastroenterology - Full-Time, Day - VC Clinic Services - Wichita, 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.

What You Will Do

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.

    The Opportunity:

    • Join a group of 2 Gastroenterologists and 2 Advanced Practice Providers

    • Adjoining surgery center and highly skilled support staff available including lab, radiology, anesthesia, and 2 nearby motility labs

    • Competitive salary guarantee with wRVU incentives

    • Signing bonus and loan assistance available

    • Rotating call group to help promote a work-life balance

    • Opportunity to work with rotating medical students and residents through an affiliation with the University of Kansas School of Medicine

    • Visa support available

    What You Will Need


    • Required Credential(s):
      • Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Requirement will be tracked by local Medical Staff office.
      • Board Eligible or Board Certified in Gastroenterology by hire date or job transfer date. 


    • 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.
    EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

    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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