Job ID: 290096099
Last Updated: 9/19/2022
Children's Mercy Kansas City
Senior Physician Recruiter
The Division of General Academic Pediatrics at Childrens Mercy Kansas City (CMKC) is seeking a general pediatrician to join its faculty. This position is predominantly oriented toward outpatient clinical service at the Pediatric Care Clinic at Childrens Mercy Clinics on Broadway (PCC). The PCC is a patient-centered medical home for approximately 33,000 children and adolescents, primarily serving medically and socially complex children and families from the urban core of Kansas City at approximately 75,000 patient visits annually. Outpatient clinical duties include well child/EPSDT visits, same day illness visits, and management of chronic medical conditions common to the general pediatric setting. A routine weekly schedule typically consists of eight (8) half-day clinics, with two half-days for educational and administrative activities.
As capacity changes within primary care, evening/weekend responsibilities may be present. Faculty also carry outpatient phone call responsibilities for approximately 3 weeks/academic year. Our faculty play a key role in the clinical teaching of students, residents and physician assistant students on outpatient and inpatient services, soon to include the Academic General Pediatrics fellowship. Faculty are also encouraged to explore further career development in areas of personal interest, including quality improvement, educational scholarship, research, and advocacy. Successful candidates will possess strong clinical and interpersonal skills, be board-certified in general pediatrics, and qualify for the rank of assistant or associate professor. Fluency in Spanish is desirable but not required.
The Division is also the clinical home for specialized programs including our Title X program within Teen Primary Care; Weight Management Program (in conjunction with the Center for Childrens Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition); the Beacon Program (for children with medical complexity), ADHD Clinic, and Down Syndrome Clinic. These programs provide additional opportunities for novel research and quality improvement projects.
For additional information on the Division of General Academic Pediatrics at Childrens Mercy, visit www.childrensmercy.org/GeneralPediatrics
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The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.
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 nine 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 cmkc.link/PhysicianTour
For more information about Childrens Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit cmkc.link/TakeYourPlace.
Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2 million residents. Our citys 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. Its a community with a heart friendly, easy-going and forward-thinking a great place to live and pursue a career. For more information about activities in Kansas City go to www.visitkc.com
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