Shawnee Mission Health

Physician Careers at Shawnee Mission Health

Sometimes you just know medical care is different. It’s in the smiles, in the spiritual touch, in the technology and environment that help you know you have made the right choice. In Kansas City, that hospital network is Shawnee Mission Health (SMH). With a philosophy of health care dating back to the mid-1800s, SMH focuses on whole-person care that is Much more than medicine.

SMH is hiring physicians to join our network. We are interested in speaking with physicians in all specialties and encourage you to take a closer look and find out if SMH is right for you. To learn more, contact Becki Almeida at 913‑789‑3943 or

Why Shawnee Mission Health?

SMH serves more than 70,000 patients in its emergency departments annually, has the area's first accredited Chest Pain Emergency Center and delivers more babies each year at Shawnee Mission Medical Center than any other hospital in the metropolitan area. The network employs more than 3,200 local residents and supports an exceptional staff of 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties, the largest medical staff of any full-service hospital in Kansas City.

At SMH, patient experience is a key priority across the entire organization. Every associate and physician can make a difference in how a patient perceives their care. SMH has implemented several initiatives focused on customer service throughout the organization. As a result, the hospital has the highest HCAHPS scores in the metro.

A member of Adventist Health System (AHS), the nation’s largest protestant health care system, our mission is at the core of everything we do: Improving Health Through Christian Service.

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Growing to Meet the Needs of Our Community

It started with a simple idea back in 1962: Provide quality health care for residents of growing Johnson County. More than 50 years later, SMH has expanded its reach and draws patients from throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area and around the Midwest. With the Shawnee Mission Medical Center campus in Merriam, our Prairie Star campus in Lenexa, our new south Overland Park campus, physician offices through Johnson county, multiple Centra Care Urgent Cares and CorporateCare locations across the metro, SMH is a network of health care facilities and providers, working to exceed expectations by delivering quality care with compassion.

How do you fit in?

Specialties SMH is recruiting:

  • Cardiology – Interventional
  • Cardiology – Non Invasive
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Endocrinology
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology – Interventional
  • General Surgery
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Occupational Medicine/Urgent Care
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology/Critical Care

For more information about these opportunities, contact Becki Almeida at 913-789-3943,, or complete the form above.

Why Kansas City?

SMH is a complete network of health care facilities and services located throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area and surrounding communities. The network includes Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) in Merriam, Kan., a 504-bed facility with nearly 20,000 inpatient admissions and more than 200,000 outpatient admissions annually; SMH - Prairie Star, a comprehensive health care facility located in western Lenexa, Kan.; SMH - Overland Park, a freestanding ED, Imaging Center, Lab and Medical Office Building; as well as physician practices located throughout Johnson County.

The Kansas City metropolitan area consists of 17 counties in Kansas and Missouri, with a population of nearly 2 million people. The “City of Fountains” (Kansas City has more fountains than any other city except Rome) is well known for its barbecue, jazz and cultural attractions, including the state-of-the-art Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Overland Park, the largest city in Johnson County, is served by three public school districts: Shawnee Mission, Blue Valley and Olathe, which are consistently ranked among the nation’s best.

Kansas City is also home to the Chiefs Football (NFL), Royals Baseball (MLB) and Sporting Kansas City Soccer (MLS), and also boasts the Kansas Speedway, host of NASCAR and IRL races.

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Shawnee Mission Physicians Group (SMPG)

The Shawnee Mission Physicians Group (SMPG) serves as a partner with SMH and AHS. SMPG consists of a network of physician practices conveniently located throughout Johnson, Clay, Jackson, Leavenworth, Wyandotte and Platte counties; serving both Kansas and Missouri. SMPG offers a wide range of specialties including cardiology, endocrinology and diabetes, family medicine, gynecologic oncology, internal medicine/pediatrics, medical oncology, neurology, neurosurgery, OB hospitalist, occupational medicine, psychiatry, pulmonology and urgent care.

SMPG currently employs approximately 100 physicians and mid-levels throughout its practices and understands the importance of partnering with physicians and the hospital. SMPG continues to add specialties needed to support a large primary care base.

9100 West 74th Street   •  
Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66204   •