Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Employer
Children’s Mercy Kansas City
Location
Kansas City, Missouri
Posted
Oct 11, 2021
Closes
Oct 11, 2022
Ref
2118550
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Pediatric Neurosurgeon

The Division of Neurosurgery at Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking a fellowship-trained BC/BE pediatric neurosurgeon to join our four-surgeon group in the summer or fall of 2022. We have realized tremendous clinical growth along with evolving opportunities. Our strategic plan includes expanding to five full time faculty over the next two years. Call coverage will be 1:4. Neurosurgical residents from the University of Kansas program provide primary call coverage. A robust and talented team of nurse practitioners contributes to inpatient and outpatient care.  The operating room is equipped with ZEISS and Leica surgical microscopes, MINOP endoscopes, BrainLab and Stealth guidance systems, O-Arm, LITT, and ROSA.

The preferred candidate must be competent in the full breadth of pediatric neurosurgical procedures, including spinal instrumentation needed for acute operative stabilization. Our division provides pediatric neurosurgical care from fetal intervention for spina bifida, to all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery at our main campus, clinics and outpatient surgery at our satellite campuses in the state of Kansas, consultative and operative intervention at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery off campus.  Further sub-specialization while not imperative, will be encouraged in-line with candidate competencies, desires, and division needs.  Imperative expectations are the willingness to: participate in out-reach clinics, contribute to and lead investigative and quality improvement projects, strengthen or develop clinical programs, participate in division and multidisciplinary conferences, be dedicated to team success over individual prowess, and be dedicated to resident teaching and training.  Imperative competencies are a track record of safe, effective, and efficient technical skills, clinical competencies of outpatient and inpatient management, and outstanding interpersonal skills. 

The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds. Academic appointments within the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Kansas Schools of Medicine will be expected along with required licensing within the states of Missouri and Kansas. For more information about the division, childrensmercy.org/neurosurgery.

 

Please send CV and cover letter to:

https://faculty-childrensmercykc.icims.com/jobs/17000/physician/job

 

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 386-bed pediatric health system, providing over 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 nine specialties. We have received Magnet® recognition five times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the university of Kansas School of Medicine, our faculty of more than 800 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 (CMRI) integrates research and clinical care with nationally recognized expertise in genomic medicine, precision therapeutics, population health and health care innovation. In 2021 the CMRI moved into a nine story, 375,000 square foot space emphasizing a translational approach to research in which clinicians and researchers work together to accelerate the pace of discovery that enhances care. We invite you to visit Children’s Mercy Hospital virtually at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtlXT3xK-bI

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. For more information about activities in Kansas City go to www.visitkc.com

For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit childrensmercy.org/careers/take-your-place/

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