The Children’s Mercy Kansas City and University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine seek 2 board certified/board eligible general pediatricians to join the Division of Critical Care. The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is currently a 41 bed combined intensive care unit with plans to expand to 67 beds comprising a dedicated medical/surgical and cardiac ICU anticipated in the spring of 2021. Admitting greater 2,500 patients annually, the Division cares for high acuity and high complexity patients with a variety of diagnosis that include acute respiratory failure, sepsis, acute kidney injury, trauma, neurocritical care diagnoses, solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, and various post-operative diagnosis of which post-operative congenital heart disease accounts for roughly 40% of patient days. In addition to the provision of common critical care therapies, the ICU has an active extracorporeal therapy program with access to continuous renal replacement therapy, apheresis, ventricular assist devices, and an ECMO program that commonly exceeds 30 cases annually. The ideal candidate will have had training or experience in a similar intensive care environment, function well in a high volume/high acuity situations, and demonstrate an ability for effective collaboration in our multi-professional team model of care. The hospitalist will join one of 5 intensivist led teams and be responsible for the direct provision of clinical care to include assessment, diagnosis, as well as implementation and coordination of the care plan. Night call responsibilities will be supported by 24/7 in house attending intensivist presence. The hospitalist will also have an opportunity to participate in many quality and process improvement initiatives within the ICU, educational and professional development opportunities put on by the Division, and engagement with the many trainees that comprise our clinical and academic environment. Please send CV to email@example.com Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 367-bed pediatric health system, providing half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in all 10 specialties, and as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals”. We have received Magnet® recognition four times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our medical staff of more than 750 pediatric specialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. The Children’s Mercy Research Institute has started construction on a new 9 story research building that will include wet and dry labs. Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2 million residents. Our city’s long list of attractions includes world class museums, a vibrant arts scene, professional sports, superb shopping, great jazz clubs, and the best places to enjoy barbeque! The city offers low cost-of-living, excellent commute times, and a vibrant downtown, eight-block dining, entertainment and shopping district. Kansas City offers excellent opportunities for both public and private school venues and is home to several colleges and universities. It’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going and forward-thinking – a great place to live and pursue a career. EEO Employer/Disabled/VET
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About Children's Mercy Kansas City
Children’s Mercy is one of the nation’s top pediatric medical centers. The 367 bed, not-for-profit hospital is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals”. For the fourth time in a row, Children’s Mercy has achieved Magnet nursing designation, which is awarded to fewer than 7 percent of all hospitals nationally. Its faculty of more than 750 pediatric subspecialist and researchers across more than 40 subspecialties are actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research, and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. Our Equity and Diversity vision is to become a nationally recognized leader among children’s hospitals in providing culturally competent care and reducing healthcare disparities.
Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2.1 million residents in the metro area. Kansas City is home to a very supportive community of African Americans, who make up 12.5% of the KC area population, and Latinos/Hispanics, who make up 8.2. It is often referred to as “The Heart of America,” with a metropolitan area comprised of seven counties in Missouri and four in Kansas. Our city’s long list of attracti...ons includes world-class museums and entertainment from the World War 1 Museum, American Jazz Museum, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kemper Museum, Missouri Repertory Theatre, and Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, in addition to the city’s professional and college sports teams.
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