Childrens Mercy Hospital   •  

Kansas City, KS

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


Not Specified years

Posted 74 days ago

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Children’s Mercy located in Kansas City, is actively recruiting a General Pediatrician to the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Innovation.

This Pediatricianwill join a robust, innovative, multi-disciplinary team offering a broad range of clinical, educational and research initiativesto the institution in the areas of Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical and Environmental Toxicology while enjoying tremendous support from hospital and academic leadership.

Children’s Mercy recently formed the Section of Toxicology and Environmental Health to incorporate the institution’s Environmental Health Program into a program that focuses on exposures to children. The Environmental Health Program provides education and home assessments to families with adverse health effects from environmental exposures. Referrals to the program are frequently made from multiple specialties within the hospital and from physicians practicing within the region. As a result, an Environmental Health Clinic has been established to aid in the diagnosis and medical management of these exposures. Children’s Mercy is the home of the Regional Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit which serves the federal four-state region of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska to provide education and consultation to providers seeing children with environmental exposures.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Working within the multi-specialty division on the evaluation and management of patients within the Inpatient Consult Service and Outpatient Clinic
  • Participating in the Environmental Health Program in the recognition, diagnosis, documentation and management of patients with exposures.
  • Establishing relationships within and outside the Division for research and service promotion regarding Environmental Toxicology.
  • Participating in Division research protocols
  • Establishing investigator initiated research that becomesinternally or externally funded
  • Teaching Environmental Health Curriculum to residents, fellows, and other hospital personnel
  • Serving a role within the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit as a consultant and liaison to local, state, regional and national organizations involved in advocacy and education regarding children with environmental exposures.