Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

Children's Mercy Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri
Closing date
Aug 24, 2024

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery & Musculoskeletal Science is seeking a full-time, fellowship-trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon to join our faculty. Candidates should have a strong interest in lower extremity and clubfoot deformity treatment and possess excellent surgical, clinical, and academic skills. Candidates should be board eligible or board certified in Orthopedic Surgery with a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery and be eligible for medical licensure in the States of Missouri and Kansas. The candidate will be expected to take general orthopedic and trauma call. Highlights of this position include:

  • Diverse patient population undergoing a wide range of procedures
  • Academic institution with a focus on 100% pediatric population
  • ACS Level 1 Trauma Center; ACS Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center
  • Opportunity for clinical and basic science research
  • Fellow, Resident, and Medical Student education programs
  • Team-based care focused on families
  • Competitive compensation and excellent benefits
  • Friendly and highly collaborative team

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery has a robust and growing clinical practice, which includes the divisions of hand, spine, sports medicine, and trauma. Members of the Department have integral involvement with broad multidisciplinary care and manage a wide range of pediatric and adolescent orthopedic conditions. The pediatric orthopedic program is currently supported by 13 full-time surgeons who manage a high-volume surgery service with a large referral base. The Department of Orthopedic Surgery also includes 4 sports medicine physicians, 1 non-operative orthopedic physician, and 23 advance practice providers.

The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

To apply, please submit your application online with CV and Cover Letter at: Faculty Application

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The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

About Children’s Mercy Kansas City:

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 390-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, our faculty of nearly 800 pediatric specialists and researchers are 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 healthcare 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 CM Hospital Virtual Tour.

For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit CMKC - Take Your Place.

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 a 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 Visit KC.

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