General Pediatrician – Division of Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking general pediatricians to work as pediatric associates in emergency medicine. The duties of this position are primarily clinical with administrative and educational/scholarly components integrated into the practice. Physicians will staff clinical shifts at both our Adele Hall and Kansas ED locations, and have the opportunity to serve on hospital and section committees to support quality improvement and other initiatives. There are 110,000 annual visits to our two locations (65,000 urban and 45,000 suburban). Support services include a critical care transport team, nurse practitioners, child life specialists, social workers, chaplains, pharmacists and respiratory therapists. Both locations also have bedside ultrasound availability. The Tom Watson Pediatric Emergency Department is a community-based pediatric emergency department located in Overland Park, KS. It is the only pediatric emergency service provider that is supported by every pediatric medicine/surgical subspecialist in the southern half of metropolitan Kansas City. The Adele Hall Pediatric Emergency Department is the only level 1 pediatric ED and level 1 pediatric trauma center in a 150-county region in Missouri and Kansas. Our urban ED includes 39 exam rooms, with multiple trauma rooms and in-suite radiology/CT. We offer a “fast-track” area staffed by nurse practitioners and an ED-based clinic designed to improve the care of children with abscesses including optimal sedation/analgesia. Kansas City (KC) has a metropolitan area of more than 2 million people, some of the best public school districts in the nation and a low cost of living. KC was voted “Top 10 most affordable city for millennials” by Bloomberg Businessweek. It has small-town friendliness, with big-city dining, a variety of entertainment options, incredible jazz, professional sports, world renowned museums, great shopping and more fountains than any city in the world, other than Rome.
Qualified candidates please send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention: Denise Dowd, MD, MPH, Interim Division Director, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Mercy Kansas City
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About Children's Mercy Kansas City
Children's Mercy Hospital is an independent, non-profit 367 bed pediatric health system, serving half a million patients each year from across the country.Children's Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of "America's Best Children's Hospitals" and has received Magnet recognition three times for excellence in nursing services.