Children's Mercy KC

Movement Disorders Child Neurologist

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(5/11/2021 2:12 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-14631

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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.

 

 

Overview

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking a board-eligible/certified child movement disorders neurologist to join a growing group of 21 faculty in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology. The movement disorders program currently consists of two child neurologists and a movement disorders ARPN.

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:

  • Robust Deep Brain Stimulator Program, with an average of 3-4 implants per year, approximately 30 patients actively being programmed
  • Comprehensive Movement Disorders and Spasticity Clinic that includes Child Neurology, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Pediatric Orthopedics and Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Large Baclofen pump program managed by Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Established dorsal root rhizotomy program
  • Established Botulinum toxin injection program managed by Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Largest Tourette Center of Excellence in the United States, that includes Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Neuropsychology, Occupational Therapy, and a full-time Family Therapist
  • Active research in Tourette Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Dystonia, Genomics, Clinical Pharmacology, and Neuroimaging
  • Numerous subspecialty multidisciplinary programs, including: neonatal neurology, pediatric stroke, neuro-immunology, TS/NF, and epilepsy
  • 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

The successful candidate should have a special interest in child neurology with expertise/interest in movement disorders.

 

Responsibilities

- Provides quality clinical care to patients.
- Provides education to physicians, students, and allied health
- Participates in scholarly activities that contribute to medical knowledge
- Participates in administrative activities and promotes fiscal responsibility

Qualifications

  • CMH Hospital Priveleges Required
  • CMH Hospital Priveleges Required
  • State Medical License Required
  • BNDD and DEA Certificates Required
  • BE/BC Required
  • 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 great 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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