The Division of Clinical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics is seeking a full-time pediatric clinical geneticist to join a dynamic and talented team of three pediatric geneticists, two clinical biochemical geneticists and twelve genetic counselors. The division is supported by outstanding nursing and administrative staff, three metabolic dietitians, research coordinators and a social worker. Providers work closely with the faculty and staff in the Molecular, Cytogenetics, Biochemical Genetics Laboratories, and the Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine at Children’s Mercy. There are ample opportunities for collaboration with the University of Missouri Kansas City and the University of Kansas Medical Center.
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 and mentoring medical students, residents, and other trainees is essential to this role. In addition, there are opportunities to collaborate with clinical and basic science researchers. The Division of Clinical Genetics is devoted to advancing the career of junior faculty and it is supported by the Office of Faculty Development in the Department of Pediatrics. Candidates of all experience levels are encouraged to apply. In addition, candidates with training and experience in metabolic genetics are also 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.
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 as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” and has 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 subspecialist and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. And, our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, cancer treatment and other subspecialties to find answers for the most challenging cases and difficult conditions. For more information about Children’s Mercy – Kansas City visit childrensmercy.org.
Kansas City is located in the heart of America. It has small-town friendliness, with big-city dining, a variety of entertainment options, incredible jazz, professional sports, world-renowned museums, great shopping and more fountains than any city in the world, other than Rome. The metropolitan area of more than 2 million people has some of the best public school districts in the nation.
Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, 367-bed pediatric health system, serving half a million patients each year from across the country. Children’s Mercy has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” and received Magnet® recognition three times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our faculty of nearly 750 pediatric subspecialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. And, our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, hematology/oncology and other subspecialties to transform outcomes for children here and around the world.
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