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Centura Health Hospitalist in Dodge City, Kansas

Welcome to Centura Health:

Welcome to the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.


Centura Health Physician Group is seeking a Hospitalist who desires to utilize all of their learned skills and abilities to join our Hospitalist program located in Dodge City, Kansas.

St. Catherine Hospital- Dodge City, Kansas is a Joint Commission accredited 99-bed hospital that serves as a regional referral center for southwest Kansas. Acute care is at the heart of what we do at St. Catherine Hospital-Dodge City. We combine patient-centered care with modern technology and medical expertise to treat a wide range of medical conditions.

About Dodge City, Kansas:

Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas with a diverse and growing population of approximately 28,000. The community was recently honored by True West Magazine as the “Top True Western Town” and recently named the “Most Charming Small Town in Kansas by Trips to Discover due to its,” unique blend of historic charm and western aesthetic.” Rich in history, Dodge City boast attractions that highlight it’s significance in American history that include Boot Hill Museum & Cemetery, Fort Dodge, Depot Theater, Dodge City Trail of Fame, Historic Dodge City Walking Tour and Trolleys, Main Street Dodge City, and much more. The community hosts numerous festivals including Dodge City Days, National Day of the Cowboy, the International Festival and many more. The community has a local airport with direct daily flights into Denver, CO, and the Garden City airport, a short 45-minute drive, has daily flights to Dallas, TX to enable the community to reach travel destinations around the world. Great cost of living, excellent schools, and many attractions and conveniences are a few of the many reasons why people call Dodge City home.

Official Website for Dodge City: https://www.visitdodgecity.org/ (https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/QDHhC9rPYpHNzzO2fom9NS?domain=visitdodgecity.org/)

Flourishing Begins Here:

You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.

The Hospitalist provides medical care for patients; and facilitates transition of care at discharge from the hospital by communicating a summary of the hospital course, discharge medications, pending diagnostic studies, and follow-up instructions to the primary care provider and pertinent consultants. The Hospitalist assumes responsibility for comprehensive patient care to assure that the health care needs of patients are being met, including attendance at Interdisciplinary or nursing rounds and daily communication with the team caring for the patient; renders quality medical services according to qualifications as an internal medicine or family practice physician with appropriate referrals, follow-up and hospitalization; supports hospital medical staff and other area physicians utilizing the Hospitalist service by overseeing the inpatient experience, including providing follow-up care for patients in the outpatient realm; communicates health status and treatment plan to patient, family and hospital staff; documents information completely for patient care and billing purposes; assists in the review of work flow, office practices and objectives; and teaches medical students, residents and others in graduate health education programs.

Role Specifics:

  • The Hospitalist physician will be employed through Centura Health/Centura Health Physician Group

  • The Hospitalist will care for a census of 12-18 patients per day

  • Schedule comprises 24-hour shifts (combination of daytime rounding + on-call) for a total of 10 shifts per month or 120 shifts per fiscal year (July-June)

  • Comp matches a 15 shift/month role, although this position is only 10 shifts/month

  • Runs codes and rapid responses with support from the Emergency Department

  • Hospitalist will manage patients on the medical/surgical floors as well as the 10 bed open ICU

  • The Hospitalist physician will have remote Intensivist physician support around the clock

About Centura Health Hospitalists:

The Centura Health Hospitalist Program is employed through the Centura Health Physician Group. The program operates in 16 of Centura’s 19 hospitals and employs 200+ physicians, advanced practice providers and staff members.

What You Bring/Job Requirements:

Role Requirements:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine

  • Eligibility to work in the United States

  • ACLS Certification

  • Ability to acquire and maintain a Kansas Medical License

  • DEA Certification

  • Comfort in running codes and rapid responses

  • Preferred, but not required- Central Line, Arterial Line, Thoracentesis, Paracentesis, Lumbar Puncture, and Endotracheal Intubation

  • Should possess excellent clinical skills, communication skills, and a strong commitment to providing excellent care that is team and patient-centered

Physical Requirements - Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)

Your Connected Community:

At Centura Health, we believe that when mind, body and spirit are in harmony- people flourish. That’s why we stand at the intersection of faith and science, where we continue to push the boundaries of whole person care. From big cities to small towns, across Colorado and western Kansas, our associates are proud member of the communities they serve. Our incredible ecosystem consists of 21,000+ incredible caregivers, 300+ physician practices and clinics, 19 hospitals across Colorado and Western Kansas, and 1 mission, which is to extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people in our communities.

Caring for Your Whole Well Being:

At Centura, we offer incredible benefits that impact mind, body, and spirit to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and include Health Insurance Plan Options, Dental, Vision, 401K with generous matching, a Daycare FSA that includes a company contribution, Tuition Reimbursement, Student Loan Forgiveness and so much more! You can find a comprehensive list of our benefits HERE. (https://centura.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=447276&hashed=-1090637925)

Everyone Thrives Here You’re different, and we love it. Your perspectives, your ways, what you are on a mission to go and do – we’re all different at Centura Health, but we’re also all equally connected and supported. We are here to cultivate YOU in an environment which not only lifts you up, but propels you forward. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veteran and Disability. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, health screen and background check.