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.
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) at Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking a M.D. or M.D. /Ph.D. or D.O. board-certified or board-eligible Pediatric Pathologist.
Interested individuals must be Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology/ Clinical Pathology or AP and a pathology subspecialty. Preference will be given to a Board-certified or Board-eligible in Pediatric Pathology; applicants with demonstrated experience or training in Pediatric Pathology without board certification may also be considered for this position. The successful candidate will be responsible for signing out pediatric surgical pathology cases and autopsies. Individuals with special interest or training in Hematopathology and/or Dermatopathology and/or Molecular Pathology are specially encouraged to apply.
Children’s Mercy Kansas City is the largest standalone, tertiary care, pediatric health care organization in Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. The hospital is a level 1 trauma center and has very active bone marrow, heart, kidney and liver transplant programs. The DPLM provides numerous collaborative research opportunities with various clinical sections and research laboratories including genetics and world-class genome center which performs cutting edge research and diagnostic tests such as exome and whole genome sequencing. The hospital has academic affiliations with UMKC (University of Missouri at Kansas City) and KUMC (Kansas University Medical Center) with training and educational programs (Residency and Fellowship) in most pediatric specialties, including American Board of Pathology and American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics accredited Fellowship training programs.
The candidate must be eligible for an active, unrestricted Missouri and Kansas medical licenses. Academic appointment will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor (non-tenure-track) in the Department of Pathology at The University of Missouri Kansas City. The candidate is expected to contribute to educational and scholarly activities in the Department of Pathology based at Children’s Mercy Hospital.
Academic rank and competitive salary will be commensurate with experience. A comprehensive and highly competitive benefit Faculty package is included with the appointment.
The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.
Candidates should send a curriculum vitae, a minimum of three professional references and personal statement of professional goals.
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.
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.