Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Children's Mercy Hospital
Facility: Children's Mercy Hospital 
Address: 2401 Gillham Rd 
Kansas City, MO 64108 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Pediatrics : Emergency Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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Are you looking for an exceptional work/life balance and a desire to make a difference at a stand-alone children’s hospital with a national reputation in outstanding clinical care?  Join our team of 30 PEM Faculty with varied clinical and scholarly interests.  We offer clinical care in our urban and suburban ED’s, with 110,000 annual visits per year.  For more information about our division, please click on

The Division of Emergency Medicine at Children’s Mercy – Kansas City is seeking physicians who are board certified/eligible in pediatric emergency medicine (PEM).  We currently offer:

  • Average of 3 eight-hour shifts per week.
  • Double coverage at night, in addition to nurse practitioner and pediatrician coverage.
  • Strong support from transport team, nurse practitioners, child life specialist, social workers, chaplains, pharmacists, respiratory therapy.
  • All private exam and trauma rooms, bedside US and in-suite radiology/CT with 24-hour pediatric radiology coverage.
  • One of the oldest, most accomplished and competitive PEM fellowship programs in the country.
  • Enriching opportunities to provide education to variety of fellows, residents and medical students.
  • Opportunities to specialize or focus on a niche interest.
  • Very competitive salary plus bonus opportunities.
  • Collaborative and caring culture.

Kansas City (KC) has a metropolitan area of more than 2 million people, some of the best public school districts in the nation and a low cost of living.  KC was voted “Top 10 most affordable city for millennials” by Bloomberg Businessweek.  It has small-town friendliness, with big-city dining, a variety of entertainment options, incredible jazz, professional sports, world renowned museums, great shopping and more fountains than any city in the world, other than Rome. 

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About Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 367-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 four 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 has started construction on a new 9 story research building that will include wet and dry labs. Our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine, medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, cancer treatment and other subspecialties to transport outcomes for children here and around the world.

For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit .

Our Bi-State Community

Kansas City is a major mid-western city on the border of Missouri and Kansas with more than 2 million residents in its large metropolitan area which includes flourishing suburban communities. KC’s climate has relatively high humidity. The most common weather is clear with almost completely blue skies. Kansas City’s economy is driven by thousands of small businesses, tech start-ups, medical research, and is the headquarters of companies such as Hallmark and Sprint. It has one of the lowest costs of living of all major U.S. cities and has been rated as one of the 50 Smart Places to Live by Kiplinger Magazine and other publications.

It is a community of good schools, cultural amenities, acclaimed dining and affordable living. It is home to several colleges and universities. It has a robust offering of arts and entertainment from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kemper Museum, Kaufman Performing Arts Center and Missouri Repertory Theatre to the city's professional and college sports teams. Most importantly, it’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going, and forward-thinking.

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Contact: Physician Recruitment 
Phone: 816-983-6201
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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