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Children's Mercy Kansas City Education Coord in Kansas City, Missouri

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Thank you for considering Children’s Mercy! Half a million times a year, a child comes to our doors. We take care of them all, fulfilling our non-profit mission. Joining the CM team means being a part of a caring environment where people are passionate about helping children get well. Whether clinical or non-clinical, we are all here for the same reason – our patients and their families! Read more below about this position and apply if you feel this organization and job are a fit for you.


The Weight Management Education Coordinator is a limited 2-year research grant-funded position. The research grant aims to package and pilot test family-based behavioral treatment (FBT) for pediatric obesity in urban and rural settings, to increase access to this evidence-based, effective treatment among low-income families with children ages 5 to 12. The Education Coordinator will be trained to deliver in-person and telehealth individual and group FBT, assist in program research, coordinate care with other healthcare professionals and follow children’s progress through 12 months of treatment.

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.


  • Research enrollment, assessments and reassessments

  • Data collection and entry

  • Educational delivery

  • Individual behavioral assessments and reassessments

  • EMR documentation

  • Connecting families with community resources


  • Bachelor's Degree and 3-5 years experience

  • Licensed or license-eligible by the state of MO in a minimum of one licensed allied health specialty (marriage/family therapist, professional counselor, clinical social worker, psychologist, registered dietitian)

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $25.71, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM 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 great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

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.

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Requisition ID 2021-14819

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago (5/2/2021 10:52 AM)

Posting Category Research


Shift Day and evening shifts

Work Type Part Time 32-47

Work Days week day and weekend shifts- varies

FLSA Status Exempt

Location : NameBROADWAY

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Julie Aust