Pediatric Clinical Geneticist

Children's Mercy Hospital
Facility: Children's Mercy Hospital 
Address: 2401 Gillham Rd 
Kansas City, MO 64108 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Genetics 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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About this Opportunity

The Division of Clinical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics (CMH) is seeking a full time pediatric clinical geneticist to join a dynamic and talented team of four pediatric geneticists, two clinical biochemical geneticists and twelve genetic counselors. Genetics providers work closely with the faculty and staff in the Molecular, Cytogenetics and Biochemical Genetics Laboratories. There are ample opportunities for collaboration with the Children’s Research Institute at CMH, the CMH Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City and the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Opportunities for independent clinical and basic science research are available. Essential job responsibilities include evaluation and diagnosis of patients with a wide variety of genetic disorders in ambulatory genetics clinics, multidisciplinary clinics, inpatient, and telemedicine consultation service at Children’s Mercy. Teaching medical students, residents, and other trainees is essential to this role. The Division of Clinical Genetics is devoted to advancing the career of junior faculty and it is supported by the Office of Faculty Development. Candidates of all experience levels are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in clinical genetics and genomics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics and licensed or license-eligible to practice medicine in the states of Missouri and Kansas. Board certification in pediatrics is preferred.

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About Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City

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. The Children’s Mercy Research Institute has started construction on 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 .

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Kansas City is a major mid-western city on the border of Missouri and Kansas with more than 2 million residents in its large metropolitan area which includes flourishing suburban communities. KC’s climate has relatively high humidity. The most common weather is clear with almost completely blue skies. Kansas City’s economy is driven by thousands of small businesses, tech start-ups, medical research, and is the headquarters of companies such as Hallmark and Sprint. It has one of the lowest costs of living of all major U.S. cities and has been rated as one of the 50 Smart Places to Live by Kiplinger Magazine and other publications.

It is a community of good schools, cultural amenities, acclaimed dining and affordable living. It is home to several colleges and universities. It has a robust offering of arts and entertainment from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kemper Museum, Kaufman Performing Arts Center and Missouri Repertory Theatre to the city's professional and college sports teams. Most importantly, it’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going, and forward-thinking.

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Contact: Physician Recruitment 
Phone: 816-983-6201
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