Job ID: 290114067  |  Last Updated: 8/29/2022

Child Abuse Pediatrician

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

Job Description

Child Abuse Pediatrician

Childrens Mercy Kansas City is seeking a fellowship-trained and/or board certified Child Abuse Pediatrician to join its Division of Child Adversity and Resilience in Kansas City, Missouri. The Division houses the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) team, the Foundations Foster Care Clinic, and regional and community-based prevention and therapy programs. The SCAN team evaluates over 2000 children annually for possible maltreatment and serves as the medical component for 8 Childrens Advocacy Centers in the bi-state region.

The successful applicant will join 6 Child Abuse Pediatricians, 2 General Pediatricians, 1 Nurse Practitioner, 3 dedicated Social Workers, and dedicated Nursing, Administrative, and Child Life staff in providing clinical services. A Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner team provides 24/7 coverage for acute sexual assault and is under medical direction of the Division. The Division includes a robust and successful research program, multiple externally funded prevention programs, and significant collaborative advocacy efforts across the region. Faculty are expected to develop areas of expertise based on interest and skill set, then work with the Division leadership to grow those skills and impact. Opportunities for personal growth exist in all areas of work within the Division. Faculty have ample opportunities for providing hospital-based and community education, including the Child Abuse Pediatrics and combined Child Abuse Pediatrics-Pediatrics Emergency Medicine fellowships at Childrens Mercy, which currently includes 4 fellows.

The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

Please apply online at the following link and include CV and cover letter:

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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