The Division of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) is seeking a new faculty member to lead our Sickle Cell Program. Applicants must possess a medical degree and have certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of post-fellowship experience in treating patients with Sickle Cell Disease.
The primary responsibility of this position is to provide excellent clinical care for children and adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease. We are seeking a visionary leader with clinical, academic, research, and education experience.
Children’s Mercy Kansas City has a full-service sickle cell program that follows approximately 300 patients from infancy until 21 years of age. This program has a full complement of staffing including one other faculty physician, two advance practice nurses, a social worker, psychologist, research nurse, and data manager. We are a regional center for Missouri and have been actively involved in clinical trials. The Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT has a robust coagulation service and is a Hemophilia Treatment Center. We see approximately 200 newly diagnosed children with cancer every year and perform 35-40 transplants annually. The entire division has 24 attendings and at least 6 fellows.
Or for more information about this opportunity, interested applicants should contact: Gerald M. Woods, M.D. Division Director, Hematology/Oncology/BMT Professor of Pediatrics Director, Sickle Cell Program Children’s Mercy Kansas City Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 816-302-6808
Children’s 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. 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 five 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 recently completed construction on a new 9 story research building that includes wet and dry labs. For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit http://www.childrensmercy.org
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.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About Children's Mercy Kansas City
Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 367-bed pediatric health system, serving half a million
patients each year 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 faculty of over 700 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, cancer treatment and other subspecialties to transform outcomes for children here and around the world. For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City, and about Kansas City itself,