General Academic Pediatrician - Urgent Care
Children's Mercy Hospital (MO)
Kansas City, MO
The Division of Urgent Care at Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking both part-time and full-time board certified/eligible General Pediatricians for its Urgent Care facilities. CMH Urgent Care centers are staffed by pediatric-trained physicians and mid-level practitioners. It offers on-site labs, x-rays, respiratory treatment, intravenous hydration, and medication administration. The physicians work in cooperation and collaboration with community primary care providers. The position primarily involves clinical responsibilities. Physicians must be BLS certified and must be comfortable caring for pediatric patients with urgent medical needs. Salary is commensurate with experience.
CMH Urgent Care provides care to pediatric patients with illnesses or injuries that require prompt medical treatment. Procedures performed in urgent care include minor laceration repairs, foreign body removals, and incision and drainage of simple abscesses. We work with community pediatric caregivers for continuity of care for our pediatric patients and families. We offer urgent care services at 3 locations in the KC metropolitan area: Blue Valley (Overland Park, KS), East (Independence, MO), and Northland (Kansas City, MO). These sites provide nearly 95,000 patient visits per year. We have approximately 35 Urgent Care physicians in the division including full and part-time positions. The Urgent Care Center hours of operation are from 12:00 noon – 10:00 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on weekends. We see patients seven days a week, 365 days a year. Children’s Mercy utilizes Cerner electronic medical records for all records. Comfort with working with electronic medical records is a requirement.
The duties and responsibility of this position are primarily clinical with administrative and academic components integrated into the practice. Physicians are expected to apply for appointment at an Assistant Professor rank or greater with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Physicians have the option of choosing either a clinical or scholarly tract, with the scholarly tract providing opportunities for leading or collaborating in various research activities within urgent care and beyond. Physicians also have the opportunity to serve on hospital and division committees to support quality improvement efforts, clinical practice guideline development, and other initiatives.
Salary and academic rank are commensurate with experience.
The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.
Please send CV and cover letter to:
Attention Jennifer Johnson, MD, FAAP, Division Director or contact our Physician Recruitment office at 816-983-6201.