The Department of Radiology at Childrens Mercy Kansas City and the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine (UMKC-SOM) seek a clinical / academic diagnostic pediatric radiologist to join a highly specialized academic Pediatric Radiology group. This position will be placed at Cardinal Glennon Childrens Hospital (a 195-bed childrens hospital) in the St. Louis metropolitan area. This position includes a collegial, private practice style work environment with autonomous management of pediatric imaging that also includes teleradiology access to subspecialty academic pediatric radiologists at Childrens Mercy Hospital.
The candidate should be CAQ-certified or CAQ-eligible in Pediatric Radiology. The position entails practice within all aspects of pediatric imaging, excluding nuclear medicine, cardiac imaging and interventional radiology. Teaching duties include radiology residents from multiple residency programs. Research opportunities also are available but not required. Academic appointments will be through the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine with an adjunct appointment at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Our program has a CAQ accredited pediatric radiology fellowship program.
Childrens Mercy and UMKC have experienced tremendous growth in the past ten years. Our rapidly growing Radiology Department at Children's Mercy is comprised of 23 radiologists with subspecialty expertise in all areas of pediatric imaging. Compensation, paid time off and benefits are highly competitive to the market.
This position will be hired through and employed by Childrens Mercy and primarily serve Cardinal Glennon Childrens Hospital located in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
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Childrens 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. Childrens Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in all 10 specialties, and as one of Americas Best Childrens 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 800 pediatric specialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. The Childrens Mercy Research Institute will soon open a new 9 story research building that will include wet and dry labs.
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