Children's Mercy KC

Pediatric Physiatrist

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(6/28/2021 3:36 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-15560

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 BE/BC Pediatric Physiatrist to join our active, comprehensive, hospital-based, university-affiliated pediatric rehabilitation team. The successful candidate will exhibit excellent clinical skills, strong organizational and team skills and a desire to teach. Interest and skills in longitudinal neuromuscular management, brachial plexus injury, spasticity management, and EMG are desirable, but the duties assigned will depend on the skills and interests of the applicant. There will be opportunities for research and collaboration.

Recognized as regional leaders in pediatric rehabilitation care, our team consists of a talented team including six pediatric physiatrist, fellows, four nurse practitioners, a rehabilitation psychologist, and dedicated social workers, clinic nurses,  nurse coordinators for the larger multidisciplinary programs, along with an amazing team of therapists from all pertinent disciplines.  Our practice includes a CARF accredited inpatient service, a busy consultation service,  a full spectrum outpatient service, as well as a Day Program. We have an active and expanding research program, an ACGME approved fellowship training program, and active involvement with PM&R residents with clinical and didactic teaching opportunities.  We have the first pediatric-only EMG Lab in the country with exemplary accreditation with AANEM. Our practice has expanded to four Kansas City sites, along with telemedicine growth into Kansas and Missouri.

Our physicians diagnose and treat a wide range of pediatric physical rehabilitation conditions, including inpatient and outpatient management of limb deficiency, neuromuscular disease, surgical neuromonitoring, EMG, brachial plexus injury, stroke, torticollis, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, spasticity/ITB, spina bifida, spinal cord injury, and wheelchair/seating needs.  Our newest clinical service is our Adaptive Sports program. The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

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
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- 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

  • Other Medical Degree (MD) and Residency/Fellowship
  • CMH Hospital Priveleges Required
  • State Medical License Required
  • BNDD and DEA Certificates Required
  • BE/BC Required
  • CMH Hospital Priveleges Required
  • State Medical License Required
  • BNDD and DEA Certificates 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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