General Pediatrician - Pediatric Associate in 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: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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About this Opportunity

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking general pediatricians to work as pediatric associates in emergency medicine. The duties of this position are primarily clinical with administrative and educational/scholarly components integrated into the practice. Physicians will staff clinical shifts at both our Adele Hall and Kansas ED locations, and have the opportunity to serve on hospital and section committees to support quality improvement and other initiatives. 

There are 110,000 annual visits to our two locations (65,000 urban and 45,000 suburban). Support services include a critical care transport team, nurse practitioners, child life specialists, social workers, chaplains, pharmacists and respiratory therapists. Both locations also have bedside ultrasound availability.

The Tom Watson Pediatric Emergency Department is a community-based pediatric emergency department located in Overland Park, KS. It is the only pediatric emergency service provider that is supported by every pediatric medicine/surgical subspecialist in the southern half of metropolitan Kansas City. 

The Adele Hall Pediatric Emergency Department is the only level 1 pediatric ED and level 1 pediatric trauma center in a 150-county region in Missouri and Kansas. Our urban ED includes 39 exam rooms, with multiple trauma rooms and in-suite radiology/CT. We offer a “fast-track” area staffed by nurse practitioners and an ED-based clinic designed to improve the care of children with abscesses including optimal sedation/analgesia.  

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. 

Qualified candidates please send CV to

Attention:  Denise Dowd, MD, MPH, Interim Division Director, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Mercy Kansas City

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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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