The specialty Division of Adolescent Medicine at Children’s Mercy Kansas City is recruiting a board-certified physician with special interest, training and/or expertise in the evaluation and treatment of eating disorders to join our faculty within the Children’s Mercy Eating Disorders Center. The Eating Disorders Center was established in 2007. This dynamic multidisciplinary outpatient treatment team is comprised of clinical psychologists, child and adolescent psychiatrists, adolescent medicine physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, nutritionists specializing in eating disorders, family therapists, and a social worker dedicated to family education and outreach. Physicians with interest, experience and expertise in this area will find many clinical leadership, academic, and research opportunities here, leading a multidisciplinary team in pursuit of excellence in clinical care. The Eating Disorders Center delivers comprehensive outpatient eating disorders treatment for children, adolescents, and young adults with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and related eating concerns, and provides inpatient medical stabilization. The Division of Adolescent Medicine was established in 1975 and is a mainstay of care in our geographic region. Current providers bring a breadth of experience, from senior faculty to recent fellowship graduates. Our faculty consists of eight physicians, seven advanced nurse practitioners, full-time social work support, and dedicated, skilled nurses. The Division of Adolescent Medicine medically directs the Eating Disorders Center, provides adolescent specialty consultative care, and provides services to a myriad of community agencies, including a school-based clinic, homeless youth care, and a residential treatment facility. You will find a career at Children’s Mercy to be rewarding and supportive of your individual career path. We look forward to learning more about you and welcoming you to our team!
For more information and consideration, please contact:
William P. Adelman, MD, FAAP Division Director Adolescent Medicine email@example.com
Qualified candidates please submit curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About Children's Mercy Kansas City
Children’s Mercy is one of the nation’s top pediatric medical centers. The 367 bed, not-for-profit hospital is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals”. For the fourth time in a row, Children’s Mercy has achieved Magnet nursing designation, which is awarded to fewer than 7 percent of all hospitals nationally. Its faculty of more than 750 pediatric subspecialist and researchers across more than 40 subspecialties are actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research, and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. Our Equity and Diversity vision is to become a nationally recognized leader among children’s hospitals in providing culturally competent care and reducing healthcare disparities.
Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2.1 million residents in the metro area. Kansas City is home to a very supportive community of African Americans, who make up 12.5% of the KC area population, and Latinos/Hispanics, who make up 8.2. It is often referred to as “The Heart of America,” with a metropolitan area comprised of seven counties in Missouri and four in Kansas. Our city’s long list of attracti...ons includes world-class museums and entertainment from the World War 1 Museum, American Jazz Museum, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kemper Museum, Missouri Repertory Theatre, and Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, in addition to the city’s professional and college sports teams.