Eating Disorders Physician

at Children's Mercy Hospital
Location Kansas City, Missouri
Date Posted August 5, 2019
Category Medical Provider
Job Type Full-time

Description

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!

Please submit resume for consideration!

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