Job ID: 290116128  |  Last Updated: 9/19/2022

Pediatric Sleep Medicine

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

Job Description

Pediatric Sleep Medicine

The Section of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at Childrens Mercy Kansas City is seeking a physician who is board-certified/eligible in pediatrics and sleep medicine to join the current faculty of 14.

The division is comprised of General Pulmonary Medicine, the Childrens Sleep Center and an active Cystic Fibrosis Care Center. The Sleep Center currently includes five BC/BE sleep physicians, one nurse practitioner, a sleep psychologist, and two CPAP coordinators. We are seeking a sixth physician. Our Sleep Laboratory is AASM accredited and includes 14 beds dedicated for pediatric patients with an additional portable unit, operates seven nights per week, and performs around 2000 polysomnograms per year. We host several multidisciplinary sleep clinics, a dedicated PAP adherence clinic, and a Narcolepsy program. We have an active research program and are involved in local, national and international academic efforts. In addition to nesting an independent ACGME accredited Pediatric Sleep Fellowship Program within Childrens Mercy Kansas City, we closely collaborate with two sleep training programs in the city (The University of Missouri at Kansas City and the University of Kansas).

Candidates should be board-certified/eligible in pediatrics and sleep medicine, have established clinical skills, an interest in scholarly activity and a willingness to participate in education activities. We accept J-1/H-1 visa candidates. Academic appointment is with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience and credentials.
The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

Please apply with CV and cover letter using the link below:

For more information, contact:
Baha Al-Shawwa, MD
Director, Childrens Mercy Sleep Center
Childrens Mercy Kansas City
(816) 302-3379

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

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