Department: Hematology/Oncology Professional
Job Details:
  • The Division of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant at Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics in Kansas City is seeking qualified applicants to serve in a diverse and stimulating inpatient clinical practice. This opportunity provides specialized training and clinical care for bone marrow transplant and hematology and oncology patients through a strong and professional integration with our nationally recognized Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT. The position includes primarily night (~70%) with some day clinical work, as well as opportunities for professional collaboration and personal development in the areas of leadership, quality improvement, education and research for the right candidates. This is not a nocturnist only position. 

    Our Division of Hematology and Oncology generates state-of-the-art care via a dedicated team approach utilizing nearly 200 employees including Physicians, Fellows, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Social Workers, Staff Nurses, Care Assistants, Clinical Research Coordinators, Administrative Assistants and Data Managers. The division is a US News and World Reports “Top 30” program, serving over 2000 children each year and participating in over 100 open research trials at any given time. 

    Academic appointment is with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, where we are the primary pediatric teaching site for students, residents and fellows.  Salary and academic rank are commensurate with experience.  EOE/AAP

    Gerald Woods, MD; Division Director, Hematology/Oncology/BMT
    Salary and academic range are commensurate with experience 
    Qualified candidate should submit their CV to

    Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics is a free-standing, independent pediatric clinical, academic and research medical center with two hospitals which are located in Kansas City, MO, and Overland Park, KS.  Our patient population draws from 150 counties in Missouri and Kansas, and from adjoining states.  

    We have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America's Best Children's Hospitals.” For the third time in a row, Children’s Mercy has achieved Magnet nursing designation, awarded to fewer than seven percent of all hospitals nationally, for excellence in quality care.  Our faculty of 600 pediatricians and researchers across more than 40 subspecialties are actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research, and in educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. We have more than 20 fellowship programs within the departments of pediatrics, cardiology, surgery, radiology, dentistry, anesthesiology, and pathology.

    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

    Children’s Mercy continues to expand our institutional research capacity and capabilities through our work with colleagues at UMKC, University of Kansas, and the Stower’s Institute. Our Pediatric Pharmacology Clinical and Research program with Human Genome Center is one of the nation’s largest. We are affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and are currently working with the University of Kansas Hospital to develop an integrated pediatric department. 

    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.  The most common weather is clear with almost completely blue skies.  It has been rated as one of the 50 Smart Places to Live by Kiplinger Magazine and other publications.  The Kansas City metroplex contains a wide selection of highly rated public and private schools and is the regional home to several major 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. 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.  Most importantly, it’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going, and forward-thinking and a great place to live and pursue a career. 

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