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Why Children’s Mercy


No matter what role you're interested in with Children's Mercy, we provide a rewarding career experience with competitive benefits, a nurturing workplace environment, and professional growth opportunities. The passion and dedication of our employees allows us to provide innovative, world-class care to thousands of children each year.

There are many reasons to join our team. At Children's Mercy, we:

  • Provide comprehensive benefits packages
  • Are recognized as one of the best children's hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report
  • Foster growth and development through 500 faculty members in the Department of Pediatrics, one of the largest and most comprehensive in the country
  • Have repeatedly earned nursing's most prestious honor, Magnet designation, for excellence in patient care
  • Provide continuing education in clinical and nonclinical areas
  • Have provided specialized pediatric care for more than a century
  • Are an academic institution, teaching specialized medicine to area pediatric medical professions, including the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Kansas
  • Conduct groundbreaking research through the Children’s Mercy Research Institute

Committed to diversity and inclusion

Children’s Mercy is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire qualified people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger, our patient care more compassionate, and our research better.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

Visit our Equity and Diversity page to learn more about CM’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

U.S. News and World Report Best Children's Hospitals

Recognized for excellence

We are proud to be named one of the best children's hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Inside Pediatrics

Inside Pediatrics is a four-part, Emmy Award-winning series following the medical journeys of families and the life-changing experiences that unfold inside Children's Mercy Kansas City.