Pediatric Nephrologist

Childrens Mercy Hospital   •  

Wichita, KS

Industry: Healthcare


Not Specified years

Posted 47 days ago

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City is seeking a pediatric nephrologist to join our team. The Division has been recognized as one of the top 10 nephrology programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report for the past 7 years.

This opportunity will reside in Wichita, KS, at our clinic located the Medical Arts Tower of Wesley Hospital. This practice draws from a large region in Western Kansas. Physicians participate in CMH educational activities and conferences through teleconferencing. Colleagues at CMH Kansas City are accessible for professional discussions and consultation. Children's Mercy Hospital Night Call Service can be utilized for triage support.

The current faculty in the Division of Nephrology includes 8 board certified nephrologists, 2 fellows, 3 dietitians, 2 social workers, a psychologist, 5 transplant coordinators, 5 nurse practitioners, 3 research nurses, a child life specialist and nursing personnel in clinic and dialysis with 100% effort dedicated to Nephrology.

The Division of Nephrology includes a large outpatient clinical service with specialty clinics in hypertension, voiding disorders/enuresis, genetics, dialysis/ transplantation, and bone/mineral disorders; a nationally recognized end-stage renal disease program providing home peritoneal dialysis, in-center hemodialysis and one of the nation's few home hemodialysis programs for children; and an active acute renal replacement therapy program. Eighteen transplants were conducted in 2016-2017.

Children's Mercy Wichita is a regional center of Children's Mercy Kansas City and offers a child-friendly environment to provide Wichita area families with world-class pediatric care. Our dedicated clinic, located near the campus of Wesley Medical Center, offers permanent and outreach pediatric subspecialty clinics and telemedicine services. These services are part of our commitment to provide all area families with high quality pediatric care. We are dedicated to enhancing existing pediatric services by employing pediatric subspecialists who live and work in Wichita, complemented by outreach clinics provided by pediatric subspecialists and staff from Children's Mercy Kansas City. The Wichita Nephrology services provide outpatient clinic services 5 days per week. Subspecialty clinics in Pediatric Urology and Pediatric Renal Genetics also take place in this location. The Children's Mercy nephrologist in Wichita also serves as Medical Director of the pediatric dialysis unit at Wesley Medical Center. Inpatient nephrology consultation services are available to patients at Wesley Medical Center and Via Christi Medical Center. There are also ample opportunities to educate/mentor medical students and residents and to engage in clinical research studies in collaboration with the Nephrology faculty located in Kansas City. The central Kansas location of the Children's Mercy Wichita clinic brings pediatric subspecialty care closer to patients and their families residing in remote areas of Kansas.