Department: SCED Professional - South
Job Details:
  • Children’s Mercy Hospital South, in Overland Park, KS, is seeking General Pediatricians to work as Pediatric Associates in their Community Based Pediatric Emergency Department named after Professional Golfer and native Kansan Tom Watson.

    The Tom Watson Pediatric Emergency Department is a state-of-the-art 22,000 square foot space within Children’s Mercy South Hospital.  It utilizes 28 exam rooms and is supported by diagnostic radiologic procedures and laboratory services.  The provider staff includes Pediatric Emergency physicians, General Pediatricians, and Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.  The duties of this position are primarily clinical with administrative components integrated into the practice. 

    The department is involved in research activities within the Division of Emergency & Urgent Care. Physicians have the opportunity to serve on hospital and section committees to support Q.I. and other initiatives. Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience with a full benefit and relocation package is available. Pediatric Emergency Medicine opportunities are also available at Children’s Mercy Hospitals-Kansas City, MO location. EOE/AAP

    For more information about our Division visit

    Milton A. Fowler, Jr., MD, MBA, FAAP, FACEP; Section Chief
    Gregory Conners, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAP, FACEP; Chief, Division of Emergency and Urgent Care
    For consideration email CV to:

    Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics is proud to have been ranked among the best in the nation in every pediatric specialty by U.S. News & World Report for the second consecutive year.  We are one of the country's premiere free-standing, independent pediatric clinical, academic and research medical centers serving 150 counties in both Missouri and Kansas.  A new 73 bed addition to our main hospital will increase our current capacity of 317 licensed beds.  Our clinical services include more than 40 pediatric subspecialties.  CMH has been recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet designation for excellence in nursing.


    Children’s Mercy’s Elizabeth J. Ferrell Fetal Health Center is one of only a handful in the nation – and the first in the Midwest – to provide a comprehensive, integrated delivery approach to improve outcomes for babies born with complex malformations.  Our Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center is the only one in our region.  The Ward Family Center for Congenital Heart Disease is expanding to include cardiac transplant.  We continue to expand our institutional research capacity and capabilities and work with colleagues at UMKC, University of Kansas and the Stower’s Institute. Our Pediatric Pharmacology Clinical and Research program collaborates with all divisions. 


    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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