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The JC Nichols Fountain on the Country Club Plaza is one of Kansas City's historic landmarks

Metropolitan Kansas City offers a wealth of cultural, educational and entertainment amenities in a vibrant, diverse community. Recently named America's coolest city and Best Place to Practice.

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Physicians, Dentists and Advanced Practice Providers


Current Opportunities:

Department of Anesthesiology

Department of Family Medicine

Department of Gastroenterology

Department of Hematology/Oncology

Department of Internal Medicine

Department of Nephrology

Department of Neurology

Physician Recruiters

Debbie Gleason, Director of Physician Recruitment
Debbie Gleason, Director of Physician Recruitment
Phone: 913-945-8674
Email: dgleason@kumc.edu

Charlene Plotycia, DASPR
Charlene Plotycia, Physician Recruiter
Phone: 913-945-8672
Email: cplotycia@kumc.edu

Terri Houchen
Terri Houchen, Physician Recruiter
Phone: 913-945-6756
Email: thouchen@kumc.edu

DeEtta Conway
DeEtta Conway, Sourcing Coordinator
Phone: 913-945-8673
Email: dconway3@kumc.edu

Department of Pathology

Department of Pediatrics

Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Department of Pulmonology

Department of Surgery

Division of Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology

Jayhawk Primary Care

MidAmerica Cardiology

Advanced Practice Provider positions

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.  Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Working at the region's premier academic medical center 

As a tertiary/quaternary inpatient hospital, we advance the power of medicine to heal even the most acutely ill patients in this region and beyond. We are unwavering in our goal to be the best healthcare provider in the United States.

Here, physicians work with an entire team of professionals to teach, conduct research and care for patients. Realizing this vision takes a partnership of excellence and collaboration.

  • Expert physicians in more than 200 specialties
  • Innovative research shaping the standards of care
  • Advanced patient care and world-class service
  • A vibrant community and rich opportunity

Through the health system’s strong partnerships with The University of Kansas Physicians and the University of Kansas Medical Center, our physicians have the resources to practice evidence-based medicine at the highest level. As faculty of the medical school, hospital physicians train the next generation of physicians.

A world-class patient experience

Every member of our staff continually works to ensure a world-class experience for every patient. As a result:

  • For the 10th consecutive year, we were ranked among the nation’s best on the 2016-17 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals lists. This was the:
  • In addition, University HealthSystem Consortium ranked us among the top 10 in quality and safety among the nation’s top academic medical centers.
  • Magnet-designated since 2006, we were the first hospital in Kansas to earn the designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

We continually update, expand and build new clinical facilities. Our state-of-the-art medical office building opened in 2012 with physician offices, outpatient care areas, and lab and imaging services. Specialty clinics offer heart, cancer and surgical services throughout the metro area.

Advancing the power of medicine™ 

Hospital Exterior

Health System Fast Facts

  • Physicians on staff: 790
  • Employees: 7,435
  • Staffed beds: 773
  • Inpatient discharges: 51,894
  • Outpatient visits: 737,453
  • Emergency room visits: 54,682
  • Surgical procedures: 23,796

Learn more about The University of Kansas Health System and its expertise and leadership in medical research and education.

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