Whether you are a resident or fellow nearing the completion of your training or a practicing physician looking for a new start, considering Salina is one of the best decisions you can make. We offer a collegial working environment and income potentials well above the national average in most specialties. As a one hospital market you will not drive from hospital to hospital forcing you to work late hours and miss valuable family time. There is a reason our average physician stay is seventeen years compared to the nation average of five years. Many of our physicians have practiced here their entire lives. Give us a good look. We are confident you will be pleasantly surprised
Salina Regional Health Center (SRHC), located in Salina, Kansas is a community owned, not-for-profit hospital with more than 1,300 employees committed to providing world-class service to every person that walks through our doors. SRHC's diverse medical staff of more than 130 physicians, positions us as a leader in health care in our region. In 2013, SRHC will be completing a new 18 bed Intensive Care Unit. This expansion comes on the heels of our new $70 million dollar six story patient tower, a new 26 bed Emergency Room, a Cancer Center, parking garage and two medical office buildings. SRHC serves as the regional hub for state-of-the-art medical services providing a higher level of healthcare to a 14 county area of north-central Kansas serving 180,000.
In 2010, SRHC implemented specialized trauma care in effort to earn a Level III trauma verification from the American College of Surgeons. Additionally, SRHC is building a neuroscience program and expanding into telemedicine. SRHC has been recognized for our commitment to quality care, community service and state of the art medical equipment with recent additions of a 128 slice CT; daVinci Robitic Surgical System and the HALO Ablation Catheter.
Salina is home to the University of Kansas (KU) School of Medicine - Salina campus. With the help and support of Salina Regional Health Center, the Salina community, and the University of Kansas, this new program started with eight students in July 2011 and received national recognition for the smallest allopathic medical school in the country. Now a year later in July 2012, eight more students will join the campus. Salina is also the proud home of KU Smoky Hill Family Medicine Residency Program which has been established in Salina for 25 years. If desired, you will have an opportunity to teach both
2011 - The University of Kansas School of Medicine added a four year medical school in Salina training eight students per year.
2010 - Salina Regional Health Center installed a new 128 slice CT with advanced interventional and cardiac applications.
2009 - Salina Regional Health Center Implements State of the Art daVinci Robotic Surgical System. SRHC is now one of the few hospitals in Kansas to implement the next generation of minimally invasive surgery with the daVinci Surgical System.
2009 - A new endoscopic surgical procedure available at Salina Regional Health Center can eliminate precancerous tissue related to Barrett's esophagus. This new procedure offers precancerous treatment to prevent esophageal cancer. Those with Barrett's esophagus, a condition related to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), have long been known to be at an increased risk for esophageal cancer.
2009 - The Tammy Walker Cancer Center at Salina Regional Health Center has been awarded a full, three-year accreditation from the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) for its clinical practice standards and care given to patients undergoing radiation treatment. The radiation oncology program at the Tammy Walker Cancer Center is the only one in Kansas to hold this honor.
After a thorough independent survey and onsite inspection by board certified radiation oncologists and radiation physicists from the ACRO'S Practice Accreditation Program, their findings determined that the facility, equipment, policies, procedures, staff and clinical treatment methods given to patients meet and exceed national standards for radiation oncology.
"This validates the quality of care we've always worked hard to provide our patients," said Claudia Perez-Tomayo, M.D., medical director for the program. "An ACRO accreditation makes it very plain to consumers that safe, appropriate care is available at the Tammy Walker Cancer Center and raises the bar for radiation oncology practice in the region."