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Ascension Health Physician, Rheumatology in Wichita, Kansas

We Are Hiring

Ascension Via Christi is looking for a full-time rheumatologist to join our elite team!

Why Join Our Team

Why Join Ascension Medical Group Via Christi

  • Largest multi-specialty group practice in Kansas including locations in Manhattan, Pittsburg, Wamego and Wichita

  • More than 300 providers in 40 specialties providing mission-minded care for all

  • Academic affiliation with the University of Kansas School of Medicine and sponsorship of 6 residency and 2 fellowship programs

About Wichita

  • Family-friendly metropolitan area of approximately 500,000

  • Voted #1 city for overall affordability by Business Insider

  • Excellent amenities including a new airport, award- winning schools, affordable housing, hiking trails and diverse economic base

  • Home to four university campuses including the University of Kansas School of Medicine and Wichita State University

About Ascension Medical GroupWhen you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care. With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

Ascension Via Christi is looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Rheumatologist for our outpatient practice in Wichita, Kansas.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Ascension Via Christi to provide medical services to patients.

Position Highlights:

  • Join a team of 2 rheumatologists.

  • Shared call group to promote work life balance.

  • Busy, established practice with opportunity to do procedures and sub-specialize.

  • Academic opportunities through affiliation with the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita.

    Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Job Requirements

Licensure/Certification/Registration: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 Certified/Board Eligible Rheumatology

• Active Kansas license obtained by hire date or job transfer date.

Education:• Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required.

Visa Eligibility

H1-B Visa and J1 Visa Eligible

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Via Christi is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdfFor further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster Supplement (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf) 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.

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verify (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf)

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