Developmental Pediatrician

Children's Mercy Hospital
Facility: Children's Mercy Hospital 
Address: 2401 Gillham Rd 
Kansas City, MO 64108 
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Specialty: Pediatrics : Developmental Behavior 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Developmental-Behavior Pediatrician

The Division of Developmental & Behavioral Sciences is seeking a full-time, board-eligible/board-certified Developmental-Behavioral pediatrician to join our multidisciplinary team comprised of ten Developmental-Behavioral Pediatricians, seven Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists, and 51 doctorate-level psychologists. The ideal candidate will have experience with diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of disabilities/disorders including various forms of developmental delay and learning disorders, autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, genetic abnormalities, and behavioral disorders. Responsibilities will include teaching residents and fellows in both outpatient and inpatient settings and maintaining a clinical schedule. Details of percent time spent in various responsibilities will be discussed at the time of interview and dependent upon candidate's training and expertise. Faculty appointment is through the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.

In addition to providing multidisciplinary care to patients and families, the Division sponsors an ACGME accredited Developmental-Behavioral Fellowship with potential for two fellows annually in a three year fellowship curriculum as well as an APA approved Psychology Internship program accepting three interns annually.

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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 from across the country.  Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S.  News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” and has received Magnet® recognition four times for excellence in nursing services.

In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our faculty of nearly 750 pediatric subspecialist and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists.  And our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, cancer treatment and other subspecialties to transform 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
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