Physician - Palliative Care Job in Topeka, KS

Physician: Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:8094
Verified Date:10/28/2019
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
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Permanent: Full time Hospice & Palliative Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Fully staffed interdisciplinary team comprising APRN's,  SW's, RN care managers, chaplain,  pharmacist, clinical secretary and medical assistant   
  • Active inpatient services including consult volumes over 1,100 per year, integration within medical ICU, dedicated comfort care rooms, and daily interdisciplinary team huddles   
  • Excellent administrative and organizational support

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Full Benefits
  • Relocation assistance

Community Details

  • We are located in a great community with low cost of living.
  • Excellent schools
  • Plenty of recreational adventures and unique restaurants.
  • Within an hour of Kansas City and an international airport.

 

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Palliative Care Salaries In Kansas City, MO. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Earn.

The Housing Market. 4 beds 4 baths 2,882 sqft Gracious and Spacious Washburn Rural Manor home on large corner lot! 4BD/3BA with updated kitchen, formal dining room, large master bedroom retreat ensuite. Finished lower level with tons of storage! This home can be yours for $349,900.

The Community.Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. state of Kansas and the seat of Shawnee County. It is situated along the Kansas River in the central part of Shawnee County, in northeast Kansas, in the Central United States.

The Employer. Hospital is a 586-bed acute care referral center in northeast Kansas. It has the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care and only verified trauma center.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 72 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport
  • 251 miles: Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM) Des Moines International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 59 miles to Kansas City, MO
  • 129 miles to Wichita, KS
  • 132 miles to Lincoln, NE
  • 153 miles to Omaha, NE
  • 201 miles to Tulsa, OK

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 8 miles: Topeka, KS (FOE / KFOE) Forbes Field
  • 67 miles: Manhattan, KS (MHK / KMHK) Manhattan Regional Airport
  • 72 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport
  • 118 miles: Salina, KS (SLN / KSLN) Salina Municipal Airport
  • 145 miles: Wichita, KS (ICT / KICT) Wichita Mid-Continent Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost -$107,900
  • City Cost of Living Index - 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 90.2

Colleges and Universities:

  • Washburn University (Full-time enrollment: 5,092)
  • University of Kansas (about 25 miles; Lawrence, KS; Full-time enrollment: 22,788)
  • Kansas State University (about 49 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)

 

Demographics:

  • White 66.4%
  • Hispanic 16.1%
  • Black 11.0%
  • Two or more races 3.5%
  • Asian 1.5%

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.33%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.5%
  • County Tax Rate - 2.05%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.29%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Recreation:

  • Shawnee County Parks and Recreation
  • Central Park Community Center
  • Parks and Recreation of Topeka
  • Topeka Sports & Recreation

Arts & Culture:

  • SouthWind Art Gallery
  • Mulvane Art Museum
  • ArtLab, a free hands-on art activity center.
  • North Topeka Arts District
  • Community Arts Center

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Topeka Golden Giants
  • Northeast Kansas Football League
  • Topeka RoadRunners
  • Highland Park Baseball Association

 

Sports for the Participant:

  • YMCA of Topeka
  • Topeka High School sports
  • Topeka Swim Associates
  • Junior League of Topeka baseball
  • Kansas State Little League

Shopping:

  • Brookwood Shopping Center
  • Washburn View Shopping Center
  • Fairlawn Plaza
  • Gage Village Shopping Center

Top Five things to do:

  1. Kansas State Capitol
  2. Topeka Zoo
  3. West Ridge Mall
  4. Combat Air Museum
  5. Landon Arena
 

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