Job ID: 290026261  |  Last Updated: 2/10/2023

Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician

Children's Mercy Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Applicant Contact
Rob Dinneen
Senior Physician Recruiter
(816) 302-3781

Job Description

Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician

Childrens Mercys Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine is seeking an additional maternal fetal medicine physician to join the current four (4) member MFM team. The MFM department provides clinical services at three hospitals in the Kansas City metro area including Childrens Mercy Hospital, University Health Truman Medical Center, and Advent Health Shawnee Mission hospital.

This position is unique in that the successful candidate will have the ability to work with the MFM team to define this position based on physician preferences and institutional needs, including the opportunity to work at 3 distinct locations with varying responsibilities. In addition, both Childrens Mercy and University Health Truman Medical Center are teaching hospitals and medical students, OB/Gyn residents and/or MFM fellows participate in most clinical services.

Childrens Mercy Fetal Health Center is a state-of-the-art prenatal diagnosis facility, one of only a handful of fetal centers located in a childrens hospital and the first in the Midwest. Our group provides general MFM services for the region as well as an array of fetal interventional services. Clinical services are specifically focused on a comprehensive, integrated medical model for managing pregnancies complicated by complex fetal malformations.

University Health Truman Medical Center is an academic medical center providing quality healthcare to the Kansas City community and beyond (including Kansas Citys underserved population) and is also one of only two American College of Surgeons Verified Level 1 Trauma Centers in Kansas City, Missouri. In addition, University Health delivers nearly half of all babies born in Kansas City each year.

Advent Health Shawnee Mission in Kansas City 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 than any other hospital in the metropolitan area. Nearly 5,000 mothers a year choose the Advent Health Birth Center. The Birth Center is Johnson Countys (KS) leader in the care of women, babies, and families.

Successful candidates will have completed an MFM fellowship, obtain and/or maintain board certification in MFM, and be eligible for licensure in Missouri and Kansas. Salary and benefits are competitive. Academic appointments are conferred through the University of Missouri/Kansas City School of Medicine and will be commensurate with experience.

In addition, candidates must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

For consideration, please include CV and cover letter and apply online to:

Childrens Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 390-bed pediatric health system, providing over half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Childrens Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in ten specialties. We have received Magnet recognition five times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Kansas, our faculty of nearly 800 pediatric specialists and researchers are actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.

The Childrens Mercy Research Institute (CMRI) integrates research and clinical care with nationally recognized expertise in genomic medicine, precision therapeutics, population health and health care innovation. In 2021, the CMRI moved into a nine story, 375,000 square foot space emphasizing a translational approach to research in which clinicians and researchers work together to accelerate the pace of discovery that enhances care. We invite you to visit Childrens Mercy Hospital virtually at

For more information about Childrens Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit

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