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Interventional Pain Management

Careers Physician Openings Interventional Pain Management

ST. LUKE'S HOSPITAL

Interventional Pain Management

Practice Specifics:

St. Luke's Hospital is seeking 1-2 fellowship-trained pain management physicians to join 1 other physician in a newly established pain clinic. BC/BE in Anesthesiology and Pain. This position is clinic-based only and does not require call. Opportunity to help develop a pain program within the hospital system.

We provide pain management services designed to improve the quality of life and overall function of patients. Dr. Kathryn Thompson treats chronic, acute and cancer pain through a multimodal, comprehensive approach, including medication recommendations, interventional therapies, and referrals.

The clinic is consultative, and throughout the process, the primary care provider and Dr. Thompson work as a team with patients. Our goal is to include coordination of strategies that provide relief of pain, prevention of prolonged disability, and enhancement of quality of life. Less invasive options are considered first, and if deemed ineffective, more invasive pain management options may be considered. Once an effective management regimen is established, patients continue to work with their primary care physician.

St. Luke's is a Level II DNV accredited, 267-bed regional Trauma Center with a hospital in Duluth and primary and specialty clinics throughout the region. St. Luke's serves patients using the best medical technology available and with the highest level of compassion.

COMPENSATION:

Salary range is very competitive
Excellent benefits package
St. Luke's employed position

LOCATION:
Duluth, Minnesota
Duluth population: 87,000
Service area: 492,000

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION:

Nestled on the shores of Lake Superior, Duluth is a regional medical, cultural, entertainment, educational, banking and retail center serving northeast Minnesota, northwest Wisconsin, upper Michigan and southern Ontario, Canada. Cultural activities include the acclaimed Duluth/Superior Symphony Orchestra, professional Minnesota Ballet Company, Duluth Playhouse, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center and Great Lakes Aquarium. Recreational opportunities are bountiful including fishing, camping, golfing, hiking, boating, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and skating. This community is home to the College of St. Scholastica, the University of Minnesota Duluth, Lake Superior College, Fond du Lac Community College and across the bay, the University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Duluth also has 23 public schools, three charter schools, one private and four parochial schools. The city's harbor welcomes over 1,000 ocean-going and Great Lakes freighters annually. The physician population is over 400 with one of every seven residents employed in healthcare and also rated first in the U.S. for quality healthcare in communities of its size. Duluth has 50 restaurants in the downtown area alone and also maintains 23 city parks, sculpture and rose gardens. Duluth is consistently ranked as one of the best places in the country to live and raise a family.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Physician Recruiters
Meghan Anderson 218.249.5721
April Knapp 218.249.5027
mdrecruit@slhduluth.com
915 East 1st St
Duluth, MN 55805
1-800-321-3790
218.249.3090 (Fax)

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Establish care: 218.249.4000
General questions: 218.249.5555

915 East First Street
Duluth, MN 55805