Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Children's Mercy Hospital
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Facility: Children's Mercy Hospital 
Address: 2401 Gillham Rd 
Kansas City, MO 64108 
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Specialty: Pediatrics : Sleep Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY

Pediatric Sleep Medicine

The Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking a physician who is board-certified/eligible in pediatrics and sleep medicine to join the current faculty of 11. 

The division is comprised of General Pulmonary Medicine, the Children’s Sleep Center, and an active Cystic Fibrosis Care Center.  The Sleep Center currently includes four sleep physicians, two nurse practitioners, a sleep psychologist, and CPAP coordinator.  We are seeking a fifth physician.  Our Sleep Laboratory is AASM accredited and includes six beds with additional portable units, operates seven nights per week, and performs 1800 polysomnograms per year.  An expansion of the Sleep Laboratory has been approved by hospital administration and will include 14 beds.  We have an active research program and an ACGME accredited Pediatric Sleep Fellowship Program. 

Candidates should be board-certified/eligible in pediatrics and sleep medicine, have established clinical skills, an interest in scholarly activity and a willingness to participate in education activities. We accept J-1/H-1 visa candidates.  Academic appointment is with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience and credentials.

 

For more information, contact:

Bahauddin Al-Shawwa, MD
Director, Children’s Sleep Center

Children’s Mercy Kansas City

(816) 302-3379

Qualified candidates should submit their CV to physicianjobs@cmh.edu

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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 http://www.childrensmercy.org .

 

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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