Children's Mercy KC

Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician – Children’s Mercy’s Elizabeth J. Ferrell Fetal Health Center

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(5/11/2021 2:55 PM)
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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.




Children’s Mercy’s Elizabeth J. Ferrell Fetal Health Center is a state-of-the-art prenatal diagnosis facility, located in one of only a handful of children’s hospitals in the nation – and the first in the Midwest.  The Center provides general MFM services for the region, but is also specifically focused on a comprehensive, integrated medical model for managing pregnancies complicated by complex fetal malformations. This role has good alignment for those with maternal interests within MFM.  The Center is seeking an additional maternal fetal medicine physician to join the current seven (7) member MFM team.  The Center also provides an array of fetal interventional services including fetoscopic procedures and fetal meningomyelocele repair.  The MFM department also provides clinical services at other hospitals including Truman Medical Center, Advent Health – Shawnee Mission Hospital (busiest Labor & Delivery hospital in the KC Metro!) and Olathe Medical Center.  Physicians have academic appointments with The University of Missouri-Kansas City. Both Children’s Mercy and Truman Medical Center are teaching hospitals and medical students, OB/Gyn residents and/or MFM fellows participate in most clinical services.

We provide time for non-clinical activity and encourage basic and/or clinical research. 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 academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

The successful applicant 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:

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 366-bed pediatric health system, providing half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in all 10 specialties, and as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals”. We have received Magnet® recognition five times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our medical staff of more than 750 pediatric specialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. The Children’s Mercy Research Institute recently completed construction on a new 9 story research building that includes wet and dry labs. For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit


Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2 million residents. Our city’s 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. It’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going and forward-thinking – a great place to live and pursue a career.

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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