Children's Mercy KC

Child Neurologist

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(5/12/2021 10:45 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-13231
Posting Category
Physicians and Faculty

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children’s Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years.

 

Children’s Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City – a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children’s health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.

 

 

Overview

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking a board-eligible/certified child neurologist to join a growing group of 21 faculty in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology.

Our division is committed to clinical excellence, education and research and is continuing to grow. Children’s Mercy has very competitive salaries and benefits, in addition to excellent support among physicians and staff with high job satisfaction. Faculty members are affiliated with and have academic rank at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Here are some current highlights from our division:

  • Level IV comprehensive pediatric epilepsy center with eight pediatric epileptologists, four pediatric neurosurgeons, ROSA sEEG capabilities and eight-bed EMU
  • One of the largest ketogenic diet programs in the country
  • Active VNS program
  • Comprehensive Headache program, including a headache relief clinic where treatment is tailored to each patient using novel approaches such as acupuncture, biofeedback and in-clinic DHE infusions
  • The only exclusively pediatric Tourette Center of Excellence, designated by the Tourette Association of America
  • Very successful pediatric DBS program within our growing movement disorder program
  • Numerous subspecialty multidisciplinary programs, including: neonatal neurology, pediatric stroke, neuro-immunology, TS/NF, and spasticity to name a few
  • Research collaborations with our Genomic Medicine Center and the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Innovation
  • Robust pediatric resident and fellowship programs, including a child neurology residency, clinical neurophysiology fellowship and headache fellowship

 

 

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire qualified people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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