Emergency Medicine Physician

Dodge City, Kansas
Apr 21, 2021
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Provide safe, high-quality patient care through our opportunity for a physician to join our emergency department (ED) team full-time at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City, Kansas. Candidates must be board eligible or board certified in emergency medicine or primary care with ED experience. This 99-bed facility, 8-bed ED sees an annual volume of 12,000 and the admission rate is 9%. Western Plains Medical Complex has moderate acuity, specialty back up for cath lab, interventional radiology, neurology, OB/GYN, Ortho, Peds. The EMR is MedHost. For more than 40 years, our history and national footprint in emergency medicine allows us to achieve the highest standards in care, informed by decades of evidence-based data. To that end, we\ufffdve created robust risk management programs to help our clinicians feel confident in their work. We harness a nationwide collection of tools, clinical resources and collective knowledge for our emergency medicine clinicians who provide the best for their patients.

City Description
Dodge City is an economically-thriving city with a population of 30,000 with a 98% employment rate. Embrace a family-oriented community with a strong tax base and a commitment to continuously reinvest in the city and it's schools. Enjoy a cost of living 79.3% of the national average and 260 days of sunshine a year. Dodge City is an excellent location to raise a family due to the stellar schooling options and the amenities of more than 20 parks and 4 athletic field complexes, a western-inspired water park, private and public golf courses, the Wright Park Zoo, a 3500-seat raceway park, a downtown farmer's market, drive-in theater and more. The Dodge City Regional Airport has daily flights to Denver for a connection or to enjoy a weekend skiing, snowboarding or a concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater.

Location Caption
Economically-thriving, family-oriented city

Facility Caption
World-class care in southwest Kansas

Facility Description
Western Plains Medical Complex is a JCAHO-accredited, 99-bed hospital that serves as a regional referral center for Southwest Kansas. It is the only hospital in Southwest Kansas to earn the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. The hospital has also been recognized as a Mission Lifeline STEMI receiving facility as well as a Certified Stroke Emergency facility Western Plains Medical Complex is a LifePoint Health Quality Affiliate committed to transforming and improving its culture of safety and providing the highest quality care.

Job Benefits
  • Excellent benefits package - Flexible schedule - Professional liability insurance with tail coverage - Competitive compensation - Professional development tools, educational resources and CME through - TeamHealth Institute - Great location to raise a family - Leadership development resources - Stability of a respected industry leader - Supportive Medical Director

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