Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 367-bed pediatric health system, providing half a million patient encounters each year. 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”. Our medical staff of more than 750 pediatric subspecialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists.
Current openings for two pediatric ophthalmologists with interest in pediatric and adult strabismus, ROP (laser and avastin treatment experience preferred), ocular genetics, and/or general pediatric ophthalmology to cover two retiring ophthalmologists
Join a dedicated team of 5 full-time pediatric ophthalmologists, 2 orthoptists and 6 pediatric optometrists
On-site support from 6 additional ophthalmologists including ocular oncology, pediatric retina, neuro-ophthalmology, and oculoplastics
Call coverage is 1:6(7) at one Level I pediatric trauma center with resident/fellow coverage
Opportunity for teaching a pediatric ophthalmology fellow and ophthalmology residents from 2 residency programs
Academic appointment at University of Kansas and University of Missouri – Kansas City
Participate in shared ROP screening and treatment at 10 local NICUs (60-80 babies per week)
Access to 2 full-time ophthalmology research coordinators with ~30 internally and externally funded pediatric ophthalmology projects including PEDIG studies
Clinic diagnostic equipment including Optos (with fluorescein angiography), anterior and posterior segment OCT, Pentacam, visual field, Lenstar, specular microscopy and ERG
Advanced OR equipment including 3D viewing system with intraoperative OCT, retinal and glaucoma lasers, UBM, Retcam, and Avedro corneal crosslinking system
The ophthalmology and optometry team see 35,000+ patient visits annually with excellent support from 32 ophthalmic technicians and an overall staff of 60 employees
Competitive salary and compensation package including licensure, board fees, CME allowance, vacation time, health insurance and retirement
For more information or consideration, please send cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, 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 http://www.childrensmercy.org