The Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Mercy Kansas City is conducting a national search to identify a Division Director for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. We are seeking a dynamic, nationally recognized and accomplished Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Physician to lead a diverse team in advancing the field of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The successful candidate must hold the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, possess a strong academic background, a demonstrated ability and clear vision to lead a prominent multi-faceted clinical, research and educational program. The successful candidate will be board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, and eligible for medical licensure in the States of Missouri and Kansas. The Division Director will advise and assist in the development of patient care activities that support quality outcomes and appropriate resource utilization. The Division Director will work in collaboration with the medical staff to guide the development of efficient and cost-effective services.
Diverse patient population undergoing a wide range of procedures in a broad catchment area
Academic Institution with focus on 100% pediatric population
Team based care focused on families
Competitive compensation and fringe benefits
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is currently a 41-bed combined intensive care unit with plans to expand to 67 beds comprising a dedicated medical/surgical and cardiac ICU anticipated in the spring of 2021. Admitting over 2,500 patients annually, the Division care for high acuity and high complexity patients with a variety of diagnoses that include acute respiratory failure, sepsis, acuity kidney injury, trauma, neurocritical care diagnoses, solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, and various post-operative diagnoses of which post-operative congenital heart disease accounts for roughly 40% of patient days.
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. Children’s Mercy is designated as a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center by the State of Missouri and is verified as a Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. In September the Children’s Mercy Research Institute will open 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 http://www.childrensmercy.org
Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2.1 million residents in the metro area. Kansas City offers 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. Our city’s long list of attractions includes world-class museums and entertainment from the World War 1 Museum, American Jazz Museum, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kemper Museum, Missouri Repertory Theatre, and Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
For more information about our opportunities, please contact us at 866-264-4652 (866-CMH-inKC), or please submit CV and cover letter to:
Children's Mercy Kansas city is an independent, non-profit, 366-bed pediatric health systems, 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 a one of "America's Best Children's Hospitals" and has received Magnet (R) recognition four times for excellence in nursing services.