Children's Mercy Kansas City is seeking a BE/BC Pediatric Physiatrist to join our active, comprehensive, hospital-based, university-affiliated pediatric rehabilitation team. The successful candidate will exhibit excellent clinical skills, strong organizational and team skills and a desire to teach. Interest and skills in longitudinal neuromuscular management, brachial plexus injury, spasticity management, and EMG are desirable, but the duties assigned will depend on the skills and interests of the applicant. There will be opportunities for research and collaboration.
Recognized as regional leaders in pediatric rehabilitation care, our team consists of a talented team including six pediatric physiatrist, fellows, four nurse practitioners, a rehabilitation psychologist, and dedicated social workers, clinic nurses, nurse coordinators for the larger multidisciplinary programs, along with an amazing team of therapists from all pertinent disciplines. Our practice includes a CARF accredited inpatient service, a busy consultation service, a full spectrum outpatient service, as well as a Day Program. We have an active and expanding research program, an ACGME approved fellowship training program, and active involvement with PM&R residents with clinical and didactic teaching opportunities. We have the first pediatric-only EMG Lab in the country with exemplary accreditation with AANEM. Our practice has expanded to four Kansas City sites, along with telemedicine growth into Kansas and Missouri.
Our physicians diagnose and treat a wide range of pediatric physical rehabilitation conditions, including inpatient and outpatient management of limb deficiency, neuromuscular disease, surgical neuromonitoring, EMG, brachial plexus injury, stroke, torticollis, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, spasticity/ITB, spina bifida, spinal cord injury, and wheelchair/seating needs. Our newest clinical service is our Adaptive Sports program.
The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.
Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 366-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 five 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. The Children’s Mercy Research Institute recently completed construction on a new 9 story research building that includes wet and dry labs.
Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2 million residents. Our city’s long list of attractions includes world class museums, a vibrant arts scene, professional sports, superb shopping, great jazz clubs, and the best places to enjoy barbeque! The city offers low cost-of-living, excellent commute times, and a vibrant downtown, eight-block dining, entertainment and shopping district. Kansas City offers excellent opportunities for both public and private school venues and is home to several colleges and universities. It’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going and forward-thinking – a great place to live and pursue a career.