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Rheumatology Opportunity

Lawrence Memorial Hospital is seeking a Rheumatologist for a full-time, hospital-employed position. This position is with an established multi-specialty group. The group has been serving the Lawrence community since 1979 and includes: Infectious Disease, Palliative Care, Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. The practice embraces the Patient Centered Medical Home model of care and is recognized as a Level 3 provider through NCQA. Radiology and Laboratory are on site, with the hospital located three miles away.

LMH has 173 beds and in recent years completed a $45 million expansion, which included a new Emergency Department and Surgery Department, the renovation and expansion of the Critical Care Unit, Medical Nursing and Family Birthing Center, and the addition of a new Surgical Nursing unit. The hospital was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics for the fourth year in a row.

Lawrence is the county seat of Douglas County, which has a population of more than 112,000. It is located 45 miles from Kansas City and about 30 miles from Topeka, the state capital. It is a city rich in arts, cuture and history. Boaters, golfers, hikers, birdwatches and bikers can find challenging recreational opportunities for the whole family with more than 50 local parks and Clinton Lake state park.

The Lawrence school district is a top 10 metro school district and the seventh largest in the state. In addition, Lawrence is home to the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University; with several small public and private universities within a 60-mile radius.

Our competitive financial package includes a strong base salary with CME allowance, paid relocation expenses, malpractice insurance, retirement plan and generous time off.

For more about this opportunity contact: Sherri Vaughn, MD, 785.505.5866,