Careers / Midwest

Des Moines, IA

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

 
Wolfe Eye Clinic is searching for a Fellowship-trained BC/BE pediatric/adult strabismus ophthalmologist to join our growing Des Moines regional practice. Our current regional professional pediatric staff includes 3 optometrists and a very busy pediatric ophthalmologist after the recent retirement of a senior pediatric ophthalmologist. This pediatric eye department is the nearest provider of these subspecialty services for a population of over one million.
 
The successful candidate for this position will join a comprehensive and subspecialty practice that includes retina, cornea, glaucoma, and oculoplastic subspecialists. The pediatric/adult strabismus referral relationships with pediatricians and other eye care providers are well-established in this practice.
 
Our pediatric eye team has over 18,000 patient visits annually. Surgical volume has increased steadily to over 1,000 cases annually. All surgical cases are performed in our own ophthalmology-specific six OR ASC that provides the latest in surgical technology and a staff that is 100% dedicated to eye surgery. In addition to a busy surgical and clinical practice, the successful candidate would share responsibility for local retinopathy of prematurity screenings and treatment with the other pediatric ophthalmologist and our retina fellows.
 
U.S. News & World Report’s currently ranks Des Moines Metro area as the 5th “Best Place to Live in the United States”, ranking very high in overall quality of life and affordable cost of living. Central Iowa is a great place to raise a family providing easy access to arts, entertainment, and strong educational assets. In 2020 Des Moines, the fastest growing Midwest city, is also ranked third in the nation “Best City for Young Professionals”.
 
Our Clinic has been in operation for over 100 years and all ophthalmologists, who have established careers here, have enjoyed a fulfilling practice both financially and professionally. Our statewide ophthalmology staff includes 5 cornea, 5 glaucoma, 8 retina, 2 pediatric, 2 oculoplastic and 6 comprehensive surgeons. Our average physician compensation is typically in the top 10% nationally. The practice has equal ownership across the physician staff and is managed on a democratic basis with one vote per physician. These arrangements have created an environment that all Wolfe physicians have found very appealing and rewarding.
 
Please reach out to Kevin Swartz at kswartz@wolfeclinic.com


Posted: 2/2/2024
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Minneapolis, MN

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

 
Wonderful opportunity to practice in an independent setting 
 
Insight Vision Care is a highly successful private pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus practice. We are seeking a pediatric ophthalmologist to join our team of 1 pediatric ophthalmologist and 2 optometrists. We are the only 100% physician-owned pediatric ophthalmology-focused practice in the Twin Cities. We are moving into a newly built out office consisting of 8 exam rooms and a large optical shop that is located in the highly desirable suburb of Edina, in the heart of the Minneapolis/St. Paul cities.  
 
This position offers:
  • Highly competitive compensation package with significant potential to earn much more than the average pediatric ophthalmologist
  • Opportunity to buy into 2 different surgery centers
  • Opportunity to partake in a lucrative on-call arrangement for the Children’s hospital
  • Excellent benefits, including Health/Dental insurance coverage and 401k matching
 
Interested applicants should submit a CV to:
 
Jafar Hasan MD at jhasan@insightvisionmn.com


Posted: 2/2/2024
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Akron, OH

Pediatric Ophthalmologist Division Director

 

Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology Opportunity in a Nationally Ranked, Freestanding Pediatric Hospital

Ohio-based Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a Pediatric Ophthalmologist Division Director to lead its expanding Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Vision Center. Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio and is ranked among the best children’s hospitals. 

This integrated healthcare delivery system includes:
•    Two free-standing pediatric hospitals 
•    More than 800 providers who manage over 1.1 million patient visits annually
•    A network of more than 50 primary and specialty care locations
•    An American College of Surgeons certified pediatric trauma center

The successful candidate will lead a dedicated team of 6 Pediatric Ophthalmologists and 4 Optometrists who manage over 23,000 outpatient visits, 1,000 operations, 1,000 NICU and emergency room consults per year at 8 locations throughout Northeast Ohio. Our team provides comprehensive, compassionate vision care to children and adults with strabismus whose needs range from general eye exams to treatment of the most complex childhood eye diseases and disorders. In addition, the Vision Center is located in a new office that features state-of-the-art technology and conducts cutting-edge research. 

This position offers opportunities for:
•    Program development and leadership in a free-standing, nationally ranked pediatric hospital 
•    Partnership with an established team of providers affording exceptional work-life balance
•    Active involvement in undergraduate, graduate, resident and fellowship education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University is available and commensurate with experience
•    Research and innovation available through the Vision Science Center, Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute and area universities 
•    An attractive compensation and benefit package

Requirements include board certification in Ophthalmology, fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology, demonstrated leadership experience and the ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Ohio. 

Akron Children’s Hospital is set in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley, just minutes south of Cleveland.  From major league attractions to small-town appeal, the greater Akron area has something for everyone. The area is rich in history and cultural diversity, and provides a stimulating blend of outstanding educational, cultural and recreational resources.  This four-season community will have outdoor enthusiasts thrilled with over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year-round enjoyment. Northeast Ohio has become a premier destination to work, live, play, shop and dine! 

Interested candidates may contact Jane Hensley, Physician Recruiter at 330-543-3015 or jhensley@akronchildrens.org.  To learn more, visit our website at www.akronchildrens.org.
 


Posted: 1/23/2024
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Dayton, OH

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

 
Dayton Children’s Hospital seeks a pediatric ophthalmologist to join our expanding service.  Qualified candidates must hold, or be able to obtain, an unrestricted Ohio medical license and be board certified/board eligible in ophthalmology.  Fellowship training at an AAPOS approved fellowship is required.  We offer a highly competitive salary. Benefits include malpractice, life, medical and disability insurances, 401(k) and deferred compensation programs, generous CME allowance and vacation.
 
Dayton Children’s is a freestanding children’s hospital with more than 35 pediatric specialties. The hospital is a designated Level I pediatric trauma center.  We serve a pediatric population of over 500,000 from a 20-county region of central and southwestern Ohio and eastern Indiana, and the Emergency Department evaluates over 80,000 children annually.  
 
Establishing a practice at Dayton Children’s provides the opportunity to work with colleagues and staff committed to providing quality, personalized care in a technologically advanced pediatric center with an outstanding community reputation.  The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine department of pediatrics and its residency program are based at Dayton Children’s.  All our physicians hold faculty appointments at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.  
  
Dayton metro is the fourth largest in Ohio and is noted for its association with aviation most notably due to the Wright brothers’ invention of flight.  The city is home to the National Museum of the United States Air Force, some of the best private and public schools in the state, a vibrant arts and entertainment community and a beautiful system of parks, trails, and river corridors.  For additional information, visit www.dayton.com
 
Contact:
Sharisse N. Cook, MBA-HRM, CPRP
Provider Sourcing Specialist 
Dayton Children’s Hospital 
One Children’s Plaza
Dayton, Ohio 45404-1815
937.641.3752


Posted: 1/12/2024
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Akron, OH

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

 
Pediatric Ophthalmologist Opportunity in a Nationally Ranked,
Freestanding Pediatric Hospital
 
Ohio-based Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a Pediatric Ophthalmologist to join its expanding Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Vision Center. Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio and is ranked among the best children’s hospitals. 
 
This integrated healthcare delivery system includes:
  • Two free-standing pediatric hospitals 
  • More than 800 providers who manage over 1.1 million patient visits annually
  • A network of more than 50 primary and specialty care locations
  • An American College of Surgeons certified pediatric trauma center
 
The successful candidates will join a dedicated team of 6 Pediatric Ophthalmologists and 4 Optometrists who manage over 23,000 outpatient visits, 1,000 operations, 1,000 NICU and emergency room consults per year at 8 locations throughout Northeast Ohio. Our team provides comprehensive, compassionate vision care to children and adults with strabismus whose needs range from general eye exams to treatment of the most complex childhood eye diseases and disorders. In addition, the Vision Center is in a new office that features state-of-the-art technology and conducts cutting-edge research. 
 
This position offers opportunities for:
  • Partnership with an established team of providers affording exceptional work-life balance
  • Active involvement in undergraduate, graduate, resident and fellowship education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University is available and commensurate with experience
  • Research and innovation available through the Vision Science Center, Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute, and area universities 
  • An attractive compensation and benefit package
 
Requirements include board eligibility/certification in Ophthalmology, fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology and the ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Ohio. 
 
Akron Children’s Hospital is set in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley, just minutes south of Cleveland.  From major league attractions to small-town appeal, the greater Akron area has something for everyone. The area is rich in history and cultural diversity, and provides a stimulating blend of outstanding educational, cultural and recreational resources.  This four-season community will have outdoor enthusiasts thrilled with over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year-round enjoyment. Northeast Ohio has become a premier destination to work, live, play, shop and dine! 
 
Interested candidates may contact Jane Hensley, Physician Recruiter at 330-543-3015 or jhensley@akronchildrens.org.  To learn more, visit our website at www.akronchildrens.org.
 


Posted: 1/9/2024
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St. Louis, Missouri

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

 
We are looking to hire a new pediatric ophthalmologist to join our current practice at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, affiliated with St. Louis Children's Hospital. Our busy group currently consists of 4 pediatric ophthalmologists, 8 pediatric optometrists, and 2 orthoptists, and we see a wide range of complex ocular pathology in patients from across the region. This new faculty member would have the opportunity to ramp up quickly with a fully comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology practice including retinopathy of prematurity and intraocular surgery, with opportunities for adult strabismus work as well.
 
There are ample opportunities for teaching medical students, residents, and fellows, and for involvement in the many research ventures at Washington University.
 
Please visit the following link for further information:
 
 
 
For inquiries, follow the link or email me directly at arlee@wustl.edu.


Posted: 1/2/2024
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Chicago, IL

Academic Pediatric Ophthalmologists

 
The University of Chicago’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science seeks full-time Academic Pediatric Ophthalmologists at any rank. Appointees will provide patient care in pediatric ophthalmology. Other duties will include resident teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) depend upon qualifications.
 
Appointees will contribute to medical and surgical management of pediatric ophthalmology patients, medical education, scholarship, and join a vibrant and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and learners at UChicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the University of Chicago and its affiliates. We especially welcome applicants with experience with retinopathy of prematurity.
 
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 3) be board certified or board eligible in ophthalmology; 4) have completed an ACGME-approved ophthalmology residency or its equivalent; and 5) have completed a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship. 
 
To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/129817. Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the positions are filled.
 
For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit http://tiny.cc/InterfolioHelp 
 
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
 
All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.
 
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.
 
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.
 
Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.


Posted: 10/27/2023
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Chicago, IL

Ophthalmologist- Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus - Wheaton Eye Clinic

 
Wheaton Eye Clinic seeks a Full-Time Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus physician to join our staff.
 
Requirements: 
M.D./D.O. and Board Certified/ Board Eligible 
Must have completed or will complete an AAPOS - approved fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology
 
Founded 80 years ago, the Wheaton Eye Clinic is a nationally recognized multi-subspecialty ophthalmology practice that spans the western suburbs of Chicago with offices in Wheaton, Naperville, Hinsdale, Saint Charles, Bartlett, and Plainfield and an ophthalmology-specific ambulatory surgery center at the main office in Wheaton. Dedicated to our mission of providing exceptional eye care, our 32 ophthalmologists and 7 optometrists in every ophthalmic subspecialty are highly respected in the region and have superb relationships with referring colleagues and health systems. Delivering care from primary to tertiary levels, Wheaton Eye Clinic doctors provide over 175,000 patient visits annually, necessitating another full-time position to join our three full - time ophthalmologists dedicated to Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus.
 
An excellent compensation/benefit package including malpractice insurance, health insurance, long-term disability insurance, reimbursement for CME, and 401(k) is provided. 
 
Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to 
Michael A. Kipp, MD at mkipp@wheatoneye.com or 
Noha S. Ekdawi, MD at nekdawi@wheatoneye.com or
Nathan E. McIntyre, MD at nmcintyre@wheatoneye.com


Posted: 07/12/2023
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Columbus, Ohio

Pediatric Optometrist

Nationwide Children's Hospital is seeking a Doctor of Optometry, specifically a Pediatric Medical Optometrist, to join our experienced and energetic team of optometrists and ophthalmologists at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The optometrist will serve pediatric patients in the Department of Opthalmology.

Responsibilities of the Pediatric Optometrist include performing eye exams at Nationwide Children’s Outpatient Care Center on main campus as well as our school based eye clinics. Perfoming medical evaluations of the eye, dilated exams, and partnering alongside ophthalmologists for support of our pediatric patients. Our optometrists enjoy the privilege of working with children and adolescents with eye and vision problems and collaborating with our ophthalmologists, residents and fellows in a busy clinic on main campus, as well as partnering with our school health team, including school nurses, teachers and the school-based multidisciplinary team working to achieve optimal health outcomes for students, thereby, improving academic outcomes.

Qualified candidates must have received a Doctor of Optometry degree from an Accredited School of Optometry, be patient-centered and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in pediatric care.

The position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit free-standing pediatric health care systems providing unique expertise in pediatric population health, behavioral health, genomics and health equity as the next frontiers in pediatric medicine, leading to best outcomes for the health of the whole child. Integrated clinical and research programs, as well as prioritizing quality and safety, are part of what allows Nationwide Children’s to advance its unique model of care. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 14,000 that provides state-of-the-art wellness, preventive and rehabilitative care and diagnostic treatment during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

If you, or any of your colleagues, are interested in applying to or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Melinda Akins
Service Line Administrator
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Melinda.Akins@nationwidechildrens.org

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.


Posted: 05/30/2023
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Peoria, IL

Assistant/Associate/Professor-Pediatric Ophthalmology

 

Hiring Department: UICOMP-Pediatrics

Location:  Peoria, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1012060

Posting Close Date: 7/17/2023

The Department of Pediatrics of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) seeks Pediatric Ophthalmology candidates for a position as Assistant/Associate/Professor of Clinical Pediatrics.  The candidate must hold a MD/DO degree or compatible international medical degree, be BC/BE or eligible for American Board of Ophthalmology certification within 5 years of hire in Ophthalmology and have successfully completed an AAPOS approved fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology. The candidate will hold or will be eligible for an Illinois physician license. This is a faculty position, as such requires clinical care, teaching medical students and residents, research and scholarly activities.

The position will provide clinical consultation services for pediatric patients in the OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois

Clinical activities of the faculty are primarily concentrated at OSF Children’s Hospital, which is the primary pediatric teaching facility for UICOMP and is a 132-bed facility that offers over 50 pediatric programs and services.  These programs represent over 100 pediatric sub-specialist in 24 different disciplines, including the larges pediatric surgery program in Illinois.  OSF Children’s Hospital is the only full service tertiary hospital for children in downstate Illinois with a children and adult congenital heart disease program, Illinois Perinatal Center, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit and is designate as a Level I trauma center.

Malpractice insurance is provided by the University of Illinois system and an excellent benefits package available including vacations, sick time, CME, health and life insurance and retirement plan.

The Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria is a dynamic, new division within department.  They not only provide pediatric ophthalmology care to Children's Hospital of Illinois, but to most of all of the state of Illinois eye outside the Chicago area.  There are very few full-time pediatric ophthalmology practices outside of the Chicago area for downstate Illinois and the division has a significant draw area for the state.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Seeing pediatric ophthalmology patients in clinical setting.
  • Seeing adult patients with strabismus.
  • Seeing inpatient pediatric patients at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois.
  • Screening and treatment of premature neonatal patients for Retinopathy of Prematurity.
  • Participate in teaching medical students, residents and other health professionals.
  • Perform other duties of a University faculty member including committee assignments, curriculum development, student counseling and administration.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD/DO or compatible degree international medical degree.
  • 3 years ophthalmology residency and 1 year AAPOS approved pediatric ophthalmology fellowship.
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Ophthalmology.
  • Eligible for licensure in Illinois.
  • Clinical experience in the field of pediatric ophthalmology.
  • Experience in teaching medical students and residents in the area of pediatric ophthalmology.

For fullest consideration please submit your application by 5/8/2023 at: 

https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/260?c=uic

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters at https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/one.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=5705 to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

As an EOE/AA employer, the University of Illinois encourages applications from individuals regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and Veteran or disability status.

The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation at https://jobs.uic.edu/request-and-accomodation/

 Posted: 04/18/2023

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Kansas City, Missouri

BC/BE Fellowship Trained Pediatric Ophthalmologist

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Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 390-bed pediatric health system, providing over half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in ten specialties. We have received Magnet® recognition five times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Kansas, our faculty of nearly 800 pediatric specialists and researchers are actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.

  • Current opening for a pediatric ophthalmologist with interest in pediatric and adult strabismus, ROP (laser and avastin treatment experience preferred), ocular genetics, and/or general pediatric ophthalmology
  • Join a dedicated team of 4 full-time pediatric ophthalmologists, 2 orthoptists and 7 pediatric optometrists
  • On-site support from 7 additional ophthalmologists including ocular oncology, pediatric retina, neuro-ophthalmology, and oculoplastics
  • Call coverage at one Level I pediatric trauma center with resident/fellow coverage
  • AUPO/AAPOS accredited pediatric ophthalmology fellowship program with history of filling the position 9 of the last 10 years
  • Opportunity to train ophthalmology residents from 2 residency programs (24 total residents per year)
  • Academic appointments at the University of Kansas and University of Missouri – Kansas City and the University of Kansas
  • Participate in shared ROP screening and treatment at 4 local NICUs (25-35 babies per week)
  • Access to 2 full-time ophthalmology research coordinators with ~30 internally and externally funded pediatric ophthalmology projects including PEDIG studies
  • Clinic diagnostic equipment including Optos (with fluorescein angiography), anterior and posterior segment Heidelberg OCT, Pentacam, visual field, Lenstar, specular microscopy and ERG
  • Advanced OR equipment including 3D viewing system with intraoperative OCT, retinal and glaucoma lasers, UBM, fundus imaging with FA, and corneal crosslinking
  • The ophthalmology and optometry team see 25,000+ patient visits annually with excellent support from 20 ophthalmic technicians and an overall staff of 50 employees
  • Competitive salary and compensation package including licensure, board fees, CME allowance, vacation time, health insurance and retirement

The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

 

To apply, please submit CV and cover letter to:

https://faculty-childrensmercykc.icims.com/jobs/24792/physician/job


The Children’s Mercy Research Institute (CMRI) integrates research and clinical care with nationally recognized expertise in genomic medicine, precision therapeutics, population health and health care innovation. In 2021, the CMRI moved into a nine story, 375,000 square foot space emphasizing a translational approach to research in which clinicians and researchers work together to accelerate the pace of discovery that enhances care. We invite you to visit Children’s Mercy Hospital virtually at cmkc.link/PhysicianTour

 

For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit

cmkc.link/TakeYourPlace.

Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2 million residents. Our city’s long list of attractions includes world class museums, a vibrant arts scene, professional sports, superb shopping, great jazz clubs, and the best places to enjoy barbeque! The city offers low cost-of-living, excellent commute times, and a vibrant downtown, eight-block dining, entertainment and shopping district.  Kansas City offers excellent opportunities for both public and private school venues and is home to several colleges and universities. It’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going and forward-thinking – a great place to live and pursue a career. For more information about activities in Kansas City go to www.visitkc.com

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 Posted: 02/06/2023

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