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BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - Blank Children's Hospital - Des Moines, IA

Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines is seeking a second full-time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to serve as the Medical Director of the Regional Child Protection Center (RCPC). With this position you will join a well-established and growing multi-disciplinary team and nationally accredited Child Advocacy Center, the largest in the State of Iowa. The Medical Director is responsible for:

  • Providing direction for child abuse examinations
  • Child-appropriate exams and medical evaluations
  • Forensic medical evaluation for child abuse
  • Expert testimony
  • Community outreach regarding child abuse treatment and prevention
  • Consultation to medical providers, emergency departments, and MDT
  • Continuing medical education
  • Hospital consultation

Applications are accepted online: https://www.unitypoint.org/blankchildrens/physicians-and-nurse-practitioners.aspx.

Regional Child Protection Center
The Regional Child Protection Center has provided a child friendly, coordinated and comprehensive response to child abuse since opening in 2002. Our team provides forensic medical evaluation and interviews for child victims of abuse, developmental assessments and follow-up at our Drug Endangered Children Clinic, a Failure to Thrive Clinic, and a specialized Foster Care Clinic integrated with mental health services. In 2016, RCPC provided 2211 services to 1177 children.

Blank Children’s Hospital provides expertise in more than 20 pediatric specialty services to children and families. The 96-bed, non-profit hospital houses a dedicated emergency department and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, a Level IIIB Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and robust Child Life program.

Des Moines, Iowa
Des Moines offers a low cost of living and high quality of life, ranking 9th best place to live in the United States in 2017. We are a thriving city with an ever-evolving downtown and a metropolitan population of 611,000. As the state capital, Des Moines serves as a government, commercial, cultural, and recreational hub for Iowa.

Posted 07.31.17

Child Abuse Pediatrics Faculty Position - University of Colorado School of Medicine, Children's Hospital Colorado and The Kempe Center

The Kempe Center and Children's Hospital Colorado are recruiting a Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our Child Protection Team. Established in 1958, we are of one the first three interdisciplinary, academic hospital based CPTs in the country and in 2007, moved to the vibrant Anschutz Medical Campus. The position includes an academic appointment in the Division of Child Abuse and Neglect / Kempe Center in the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. We are recruiting for an Assistant or Associate Professor level position.

A successful candidate should be board certified/board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics and possess experience and clinical skill in both inpatient and outpatient child abuse assessment in a multidisciplinary setting. Exceptional communication and organizational skills, courtroom experience, and commitment to excellence in education of medical students, residents, fellows and other multi-disciplinary trainees are an expectation. There is wide flexibility for scholarly activity and research with a strong group of research-engaged colleagues.

The Kempe Center and Children's Hospital Colorado share clinical and office space on campus. CPT provides hospital based medical and mental health services to abused and neglected children. Our CPT staff consists of child abuse pediatricians on site, as well at our large affiliated Denver county system, a child abuse fellow, hospital based social workers, a psychologist, and a newly established nurse examiner program in collaboration with a busy emergency department. A fully accredited child abuse pediatrics fellowship has been part of program at the program since 1994.

Children’s Hospital Colorado is the state’s only free-standing children's hospital and is a private, not-for-profit, 479 bed pediatric network of care, with our main facility located near the University of Colorado Hospital and the University of Colorado School of Medicine. We are the state’s only Level one trauma center for children and serve a geographically diverse population in a seven state Rocky Mountain region.  Founded in 1908 in Denver, we are a leader in providing the best healthcare outcomes for children, consistently ranked as one of the top 10 children's hospitals in the nation. Our modern-day mission is to improve the health of children through the provision of high-quality coordinated programs of patient care, education, research and advocacy.

Founded by Dr. C. Henry Kempe, the Kempe Center is the oldest child abuse center in the world. It integrates an active research program dedicated to the improvement of services for children and families affected by child maltreatment. Areas of research focus include child maltreatment epidemiology, injury screening, child protective systems, decision making in service delivery, prevention and intervention research, and foster care mentoring, and outcomes research. Partnerships in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Human Services include management and oversight of Colorado’s Child Welfare Training System – a strength-based, family centered, and competency-based training program for child welfare professionals and para-professionals - and strong local, state, and national advocacy work. The Center is also actively engaged in home visiting research and expanding prevention. More information is at our website www.thekempecenter.org.

The metropolitan Denver area is one of the fastest growing among major US cities. It is well known for great weather and a proximity to the mountains that promotes a healthy and active lifestyle. There is a vibrant sports, food, and art and music culture.

This will be a full time position offering a competitive salary and benefits package. The University of Colorado Denver / Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.

Interested individuals should forward a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae to:

Linda Jensen
Administrative Assistant, Child Protection Team
13123 East 16th Avenue, Box 138
Aurora, CO 80045

For additional information about the position and our team, contact:

Andrew Sirotnak, MD
Professor and Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Director, Child Protection Team
Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Avenue, Box 138
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: (720) 777-6919

Posted 07.27.17

Board Certified/Board Eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician - Cincinnati, Ohio

The Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine seek a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Division of Safe and Healthy Children.  Cincinnati Children’s ranked 3rd in the nation of Pediatric Hospitals by U.S News & World Reports.

As a member of our team, this position will share clinical out-patient and in-patient care responsibilities with Drs. Shapiro and Makoroff, and will participate in mentoring child abuse fellows, pediatric residents and medical students. Our dynamic Division of 30 members include mental health providers, researchers, social workers, forensic nurses, research coordinators, community and program managers and administrative staff. Strong research support is available. The Division provides a Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship for 2 graduate pediatricians.

The Center is recognized as a national leader in improving outcomes for abused children and for promoting safe and healthy development by preventing abuse and the effects of toxic stress. We seek a candidate with strong clinical and research or quality improvement skills who will contribute to our strong commitment to collaboration both within the hospital and the community. This position includes an academic appointment with the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with the expectation of academic excellence.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Robert Shapiro, MD
Division Director, The Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229
Or send via email to bob.shapiro@cchmc.org

Posted 07.26.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician - Child Abuse Program, Norfolk, Virginia

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk, Virginia is recruiting for a board certified/eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the team at the Child Abuse Program. This full-time position offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

CHKD is a 206-bed teaching hospital and Virginia's only free-standing children's hospital. Twenty minutes from the beach, CHKD is centrally located on the East Coast and serves the southeastern Hampton Roads region. Norfolk and the surrounding communities are consistently rated as some of the best places to live and raise a family.

The Child Abuse Program at CHKD is the only regional hospital-based child advocacy center in Virginia, and is accredited by the National Children’s Alliance and is a member in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. The program is a fully equipped facility with medical and mental health services, forensic nurses, forensic interviewers, and case managers. In FY17 the program served almost 1,200 children. The program has an excellent working relationship with ten multidisciplinary teams and is widely recognized as a leader in providing comprehensive services to maltreated children. The program also continues to expand the frontiers of advocacy, treatment, and research in the field.

The medical program, which began in 2000, has a strong reputation within the hospital and the community, and includes a full-time board certified faculty member, established medical team, and a thriving fellowship program. A successful candidate should possess experience and clinical skills in inpatient and outpatient child abuse assessments in a multidisciplinary setting, and be highly organized, with strong leadership and communication abilities. The position includes an academic appointment in the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School.


Erinn F. Portnoy, LCSW
Executive Director, Child Abuse Program
Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters
757-668-6164 (office)

Posted 07.21.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician - Full Time Faculty Position - New Jersey CARES Institute

The Child Abuse Research Education and Service (CARES) Institute at Rowan University-SOM (formerly UMDNJ) is seeking our 7th Child Abuse Pediatrician (CAP) BC/BE pediatrician to join a dynamic team committed to delivering child abuse diagnostic and treatment services of the highest caliber.

The CARES Institute is a statewide resource to inform best practices in the delivery of medical and mental health services to maltreated children. The Institute is the only dedicated diagnostic and treatment resource for the southern 1/3 of the state of New Jersey. Institute staff consists of over 60 full time professionals providing medical and mental health services; community outreach, legislative advocacy, training and NIMH funded research.

The Institutes physicians provide inpatient child abuse medical consultation services at southern New Jersey’s Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Hospital. Outpatient evaluations for child sexual and physical abuse are conducted at our facility on our main campus. Faculty participate in county-based multidisciplinary teams, convene the regional child death review team, provide professional training to child protective services, law enforcement and the courts. In addition to our CAN evaluation services we have a dedicated team of pediatricians and psychologists providing comprehensive medical and mental health services to over 600 children upon entering foster care per year. In 2017 we received approval for a CAP fellowship and are recruiting our first fellow.

The candidate will receive an academic appointment at either an assistant/associate professor level in the Department of Pediatrics.

Salary is competitive, secure and accompanied by a full benefit package. Our clinical campus is located in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Qualified candidates please send C-V search committee C/O: Laura Brennan, MD, CARES Institute, Rowan University-SOM, 42 East Laurel Road, Stratford, NJ, 08084, e-mail, BrennanL@rowan.edu, 856-566-7039. Fax 856-566-6108. AA/EOE/DA.

Posted 06.29.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician Opening - Houston, Texas

The Division of Child Protection Pediatrics of the McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas at Houston (UTHealth) is pleased to announce an open position for a full-time BE/BC child abuse pediatrician at the assistant or associate professor level. The candidate will join a robust group that includes three BC/BE child abuse pediatricians, two adult/child psychiatrists, six dedicated pediatric social workers, two licensed therapists, and research support specialists. The Division provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient medical and mental health care to child maltreatment victims and families at risk, and includes an intensive outpatient program to provide comprehensive medical and psychosocial care to children with suspected medical neglect, medical abuse, nonadherence, and somatoform diagnoses. We have an accredited child abuse fellowship program and popular resident and medical student rotations. The Division also serves as the hub for a statewide network of child abuse pediatricians who serve as consultants and educators for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Opportunities for research and quality improvement projects are widely available and encouraged. Houston is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the U.S., thanks to its many world-class amenities (arts, restaurants, parks, and sports), healthy economy, excellent schools, and relative affordability.  More information about our Division can be found via the following link: https://med.uth.edu/pediatrics/divisions/child-protection-pediatrics/. Interested parties should contact Dr. Rebecca Girardet at 713-500-6064.

Posted 06.20.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician – Nationwide Children’s Hospital/The Ohio State University

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine seek a Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Division of Child and Family Advocacy.

Currently, the Division of Child and Family Advocacy has two full-time and two part-time faculty members in addition to two full time nurse practitioners. Housed at The Center for Family Safety and Healing, our Division is co-located with clinical social services, law enforcement, child protective services, behavioral health services, adult family violence services, and home visitation programs to provide a coordinated and comprehensive approach to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of all aspects of family violence. Specific opportunities include assessment of both inpatient and outpatient cases of suspected child maltreatment as well as longitudinal care for children in the Fostering Connections Program, a patient-centered medical home for foster care youth.

Qualified applicants will be BC/BE in Child Abuse Pediatrics. Excellence in clinical service and teaching of medical students, residents and fellows is an expectation. An interest in clinical research and quality improvement will be encouraged and supported.

Nationwide Children’s is a national leader in pediatric quality and safety and is one of the nation’s largest free-standing pediatric healthcare networks providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. In 2016-2017, we were recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of only 11 Honor Roll hospitals.

Columbus, the Ohio state capital and the 15th largest city in the United States, is a thriving, diverse, technologically sophisticated city with a population of 1,800,000. Quality of life and cost of living is very affordable.

If you are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Annelle Anderson
Executive Physician Recruiter
Phone: (614) 355-4163
Email: Annelle.Anderson@nationwidechildrens.org

Posted 06.15.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician – Akron Children’s Hospital - Boardman, OH

Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a full time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our established Child Advocacy Center in Boardman, Ohio.  The Child Advocacy Center, part of Akron Children's Hospital’s Beeghly Campus, provides a coordinated and comprehensive approach to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of children and teens who may have been physically or sexually abused, as well as complete medical evaluations for kids in foster care.

The division includes centers in Akron, Boardman, Canton, and telehealth with the rural community of New Philadelphia. Each site is accredited by the National Children’s Alliance and utilizes practice standards established by the alliance. The Mahoning Valley Child Advocacy Center, located on the hospital campus in Boardman, is a child-friendly facility that brings together professionals from law enforcement, child protective services, medicine, mental health, victim advocacy and the prosecutor’s office to provide a coordinated response of suspected child abuse and neglect.  Our multidisciplinary team ensures that each child’s needs are met in a confidential, non-threatening and child-friendly environment.

Hospital Overview
Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, serving over one million patients in 2016. We are nationally ranked by US News and World Report in six pediatric subspecialties, and offer an integrated healthcare delivery system. We are the only freestanding children’s hospital in Northeast Ohio and were recently named by Modern Healthcare as the fastest growing children’s hospital in the country. Centered around two free-standing pediatric hospitals and 27+ primary care offices, the Akron Children’s Hospital system provides services at nearly 90 locations across an urban, suburban and rural region of the Midwest United States.  The services and subspecialties at Akron Children’s Hospital span the entire scope of medical services available today – from routine and preventative care to emerging technologies in surgery and patient care.

For additional information, contact:

Shawna Roach
(330) 543-5080

Posted 06.12.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician - Children's Hospital of New Jersey - Newark, NJ

The Metro Regional Diagnostic and Treatment Center (RDTC) at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ) is seeking a second full-time BC/BE child abuse pediatrician to join our team of one CAP and one child abuse-trained pediatric nurse practitioner. The Metro RDTC is the only resource providing coordinated medical and mental health care for maltreated children in Essex County, NJ, and covers 25% of child abuse cases in the state. We are the only such center in  New Jersey that is co-located in a free-standing nationally accredited CAC, which allows easy communication with our partners in the prosecutor’s office and child protective services.

Metro RDTC physicians provide both inpatient and outpatient consultations for suspected abuse and neglect. We are a busy service with good relationships with our pediatric emergency department and subspecialty services and are planning to grow our connections with the other tertiary care hospitals in the region. The Metro RDTC is active in education for pediatric residents, pediatric ER fellows, child protective services, and law enforcement.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for clinical practice, teaching, research, quality improvement, and advocacy in the field. There will be opportunities for professional growth that can be developed from the interests of a successful applicant. We offer a secure salary and benefits package.

CHoNJ and our CAC offices are located in Newark, NJ. Whatever your interests, there are close opportunities for living and recreation. Newark is 10 miles from Manhattan, which is easily reachable by car or public transportation. Newark is also near smaller metropolitan areas and family-friendly suburbs, and one hour from the beautiful beaches of the Jersey Shore.

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Monica Weiner at monica.weiner@rwjbh.org or call 973-753-1180.

Posted 06.05.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician, The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, The University of Iowa

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa seeks a child abuse pediatrician at the rank of Associate (non track), Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (tenure or non-tenure track). The individual selected will join the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services as a child abuse pediatrician and general pediatrician.

Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent
Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent
Board certified or eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics, or equivalent
License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Desirable qualifications:
Clinical experience in the management of child abuse and neglect cases
Clinical experience in general pediatrics and adolescent medicine in an academic setting
Experience in patient-oriented research
Teaching competence in pediatrics for medical students and residents
Evidence of scholarly activity
Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal communication skills

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. It is the only university-affiliated hospital in Iowa devoted solely to the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults, and is Iowa’s only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. In 2016-17 University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in eight pediatric specialties in the Best Children’s Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for children’s care. A new 189-bed children’s hospital opened in February 2017.

For more information contact:

Beth Tarini, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division Director, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

To apply for this position please visit http://jobs.uiowa.edu, requisition number 71095.

Posted 06.02.17

Director, Child Protection Team, Children's Hospital of Michigan - Detroit, MI

The Department of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of MI in Detroit, MI is actively seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to be the Director of the Child Protection Team. Providers will perform inpatient consults, see patients with suspected abuse or neglect in the outpatient setting, develop protocols and train hospital physicians and other community professionals on how to identify and/or report suspected cases of child abuse. Other responsibilities include interpreting medical information for the legal system and courts when needed, demonstrating leadership for the hospital in meeting needs of children and families affected by child maltreatment, and collaborating with other subspecialties on cases suspicious for child maltreatment.  An interest in academics and research is strongly preferred as this position supports the academic mission of medical education and training programs of Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center, and Wayne State University. Physicians train medical students, residents, and fellows in research of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of child maltreatment. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the largest healthcare systems in the country and practice at an internationally recognized pediatric facility. Children’s Hospital of Michigan is the only dedicated pediatric hospital in Southeast Michigan with all pediatric subspecialties represented. The Emergency Department cares for 90,000 patients annually and is also a regional poison control center. CHM houses a Level 1 Trauma and Burn Facility (verified by the American College of Surgeons) which is also the largest pediatric trauma center in Michigan. Please submit current CV for immediate consideration to Mary Lu Angelilli, MD, FAAP Mangelil@dmc.org (phone 313-745-5870) and Danielle Zuccaro, PHR, SHRM-CP dzuccaro@dmc.org (phone 313-966-8341).

Posted 05.23.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician - Phoenix, AZ

The Child Protection Team at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is seeking a second full time BC/BE Child Abuse pediatrician or pediatrician with significant interest in serving children who are suspected victims of child maltreatment.

The Child Protection Team at Phoenix Children’s Hospital partners with several regional advocacy center sites throughout the county and its surrounding areas. The various advocacy centers include multidisciplinary partnering agencies such as law enforcement, children’s services, victim advocates, and mental health clinicians.

Phoenix Children’s is a dedicated pediatric hospital, a level-one trauma center and home to one of the largest PICU’s in the Southwest (48 beds and more than 4500 patients each year). Our brand new facility has nearly doubled our bed capacity (from 385 to 626).

Physician will work with the team to provide services at two facilities – Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Maricopa Medical Center as well as five advocacy sites – Childhelp Children’s Advocacy Center of Arizona, Mesa Family Advocacy Center, Southwest Family Advocacy Center, Pinal County Family Advocacy Center – Eloy and Pinal County Family Advocacy Center – San Tan Valley.

  • Team consists of one pediatrician, four nurse practitioners, two dedicated forensic interviews plus excellent support staff
  • Provide consults for hospitalized patients, ED patients, and advocacy center patients
  • Call coverage is shared equally amongst the physicians and nurse practitioners
  • Opportunity for continued program development, committee participation and research
  • Teaching opportunities throughout Phoenix Children’s Hospital Residency program, fellows and medical students as well as community education
  • Opportunity for academic appointment at the University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • Hospital employed position offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit package and relocation assistance

Interested applicants, please send CV to: Raye Jean Becker, Physician Talent Acquisition Partner, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, 1919 E. Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016. Phone (602) 933-1101. E-mail rbecker@phoenixchildrens.com.

Posted 05.22.17

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician opening Portland Maine

The Spurwink Child Abuse Program (Spurwink CAP) is seeking a second Board Eligible/Board Certified (BE/BC) Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our existing multidisciplinary program that currently includes a Board Certified Pediatrician and a child abuse nurse practitioner. The program serves children throughout Maine with clinics in Portland, Bangor, Lewiston, and Waterville. Annually the program evaluates approximately 1200 children and 250 adults.

Spurwink CAP staff provides the following specialized services: medical evaluations both inpatient and outpatient, psychosocial evidentiary interviews of children by masters level social workers, psychological evaluations of children and adults by doctoral level psychologists. In addition to child abuse evaluations the staff also provides risk assessments for youths ages 12-18 with problematic sexual behaviors, medical and mental health evaluations of children in southern Maine newly into foster care, a multidisciplinary failure to thrive clinic, inpatient medical consultations at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center in Portland, indirect inpatient consultations throughout Maine with these children later being seen as outpatients.

The program is closely affiliated with The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, an affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine, and provides education for pediatric, family practice, emergency medicine residents along with medical students. Regular education is also provided throughout the state for child welfare, medical, mental health and law enforcement professionals.

This position offers a unique opportunity to develop services for the children of Maine and to have a real impact on policy and practice throughout the state. Teaching and advocacy opportunities abound as do opportunities for research and clinical outreach. The program offers an excellent salary and benefits package. Academic appointment commensurate with training and experience is available.

Those interested are requested to send a letter of interest along with their curriculum vitae to:

Lawrence R, Ricci, MD, FAAP
Medical Director Spurwink Child Abuse Program
17 Bishop Street
Portland, Maine 04103

Posted 04.19.17

 Child Abuse Pediatrician - Greenville, SC

The Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System seeks a full time BC or BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join 1 full-time and 1 part-time  MD, a Child Life Specialist and a Medical Social Worker in a practice with tremendous support services. This position serves an 8 county area in upstate SC and is part of a state-wide system (SCCAMRS) that provides peer review, data collection, lobbying support and funding. The position involves both inpatient and outpatient work with total volume last year just under 500 consults. Approximately 60 of those were inpatient.  Patients are seen at 2 advocacy centers; an outpatient assessment center for children coming into foster care and a follow up clinic for foster children. In addition, practice provides full time consultation service for inpatient concerns of abuse and neglect. Call rotation is split 50/50.  Strong team approach and good relationship with ancillary services make this an ideal opportunity for qualified candidates.

GHS employs over 15,000 people including 950+ physicians. The system includes clinically excellent facilities with 1,662 beds on 7 campuses.

The Children’s Hospital includes a 12 bed PICU, 79 bed Level-3 NICU, and a dedicated Pediatric ER. Pediatrics is well represented in the community, with more than 20 subspecialty practices.

Greenville is located on the I-85 corridor between Atlanta and Charlotte and is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. We enjoy a diverse and thriving economy, excellent quality of life and wonderful cultural and educational opportunities.

We offer competitive compensation and benefit plans, malpractice insurance, and full relocation packages. Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to: Tina Owens, In-House Physician Recruiter, towens2@ghs.org, 864-797-6240.  EOE.

*We are a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program Qualified Employer.*

Posted 04.12.17

Child Abuse Pediatrics - Loma Linda University - Southern California

A premiere Southern California academic medical institution is seeking a physician that is BE/BC in Child Abuse Pediatrics to join their faculty.   Join two other board certified physicians that have a vested interest in the long-term growth of the center.

The freestanding location allows for streamlined services for patients as well as enabling easy communication with multidisciplinary partners including law enforcement, prosecutors, child protective services, mental health providers, and victim advocates.

The Opportunity:

  • Great Quality of Life – Work schedule split into inpatient and outpatient weeks
  • No weekend or evening call for acute sexual assault exams – Incredible back-up available
  • Full patient load from day 1 – The center supports a patient population of 1.8 million children and the only Level I Trauma Center in the region
  • Great Benefits – Health, Dental, CME, Malpractice and Retirement - Employer retirement match at 13%
  • Teach residents/fellows or conduct research – academic flexibility to meet your needs!
  • Join an active accredited fellowship with three incoming fellows over the next 12 months

The Community:

  • Reside in affordable Loma Linda, CA - less than one hour east of Los Angeles, 5 ski resorts and many exciting desert cities.
  • The practice location is located in a “Blue Zone” – One of 5 locations worldwide where people live measurably longer!
  • California lifestyle without the California Cost of Living – Housing Costs 44% cheaper than in Los Angeles
  • Enjoy the beautiful Southern California weather with over 284 sunny days a year!

For more information, please contact Jeff Foster at 770-643-5536 or via e-mail at jefoster@jacksonphysiciansearch.com.

Posted 04.11.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician/Faculty Member - Dell Children's Medical Center - Austin, Texas

The Child Abuse Resource and Education (CARE) Program of Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is seeking a full-time child abuse pediatrician and faculty member of the Department of Pediatrics at the new Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin. Successful candidates should be BC/BE in pediatrics and BC/BE in child abuse pediatrics.

The Child Abuse Pediatrician will join a team that currently includes 2  nurse practitioners, two social workers, a project coordinator, and a clinical manager. This full-time position offers a busy and diverse inpatient and outpatient practice along with excellent opportunities for teaching, research, and community outreach and advocacy. The ideal candidate should possess outstanding clinical skills and experience in evidence-based child abuse pediatrics in a multi-disciplinary setting. Additional experience and expertise in clinical research is highly desired.

The overarching goal of the program is to achieve Center of Excellence status in child maltreatment and is actively planning for continued expansion.  The program is a partner with the Center for Child Protection, which is the child advocacy center for Austin and Travis County.
Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, a member of the Seton Healthcare Family, is a 248-bed children’s hospital with a level 1 pediatric trauma center and is the only freestanding pediatric facility in the region serving 46-counties. Austin has been designated by US News & World Report as one of the top ten “Best Places to Live” for several years. This growing metropolis is considered “the live music capital of the world,” a high-tech growth hub, and home to one of the largest state universities in the country.

Seton Healthcare Family is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit health network in the nation. The Seton Healthcare Family is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer. Hiring is contingent upon obtaining medical licensure in the state of Texas.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae to: Teresa Washington/Physician Recruitment/TWashington@seton.org.

Posted 03.31.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician/Medical Director - CHaD - Lebanon, NH

The Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) seeks a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to become Medical Director of its Child Advocacy and Protection Program (CAPP). This multidisciplinary program and experienced team enjoy significant philanthropic and institutional support, providing consultations for a variety of clinicians and Child Advocacy Centers throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. Regional coordination and standardization of services is well under way. An essential component of this position will be the education of medical students, residents, and other health care professionals at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth; eligibility for academic appointment at a rank commensurate with experience will be expected.

The Medical Director is employed by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic, the multispecialty group practice for Dartmouth-Hitchcock, a leading academic population health system headquartered in Lebanon, NH, on the border of Vermont in the Upper Connecticut River Valley. Home to Dartmouth College, the Upper Valley is a vibrant academic and professional community offering excellent schools and lively arts in a rural setting only a few hours from New York City and Boston. CHaD maintains a second major clinical hub in Manchester, NH, a small city nearer to Boston in the southern part of the state where large numbers of families served by CAPP live. New Hampshire boasts many other rural and suburban communities offering excellent quality of life in between Lebanon and Manchester.

The Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) is the child and adolescent health service of Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H), New Hampshire’s only academic health system. CHaD has major hubs in Manchester and Lebanon, NH, two of D-H’s six integrated multispecialty group practice locations across NH and Vermont. 65 beds, including pediatric and level III neonatal intensive care units, are located in Lebanon at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Please submit CV and cover letter addressed to:

Steven H. Chapman, MD - Chair
CAPP Search Committee
at www.dhproviders.org

Posted 03.30.17

Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician - Cincinnati, OH

The Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine seek a Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Division of Safe and Healthy Children.

The candidate will have a unique opportunity to co-direct an interagency therapeutic preschool for children who have been abused, will share clinical out-patient and in-patient care responsibilities with Drs. Shapiro and Makoroff, and will participate in mentoring child abuse fellows, pediatric residents and medical students. Our dynamic Division of 30 members include mental health providers, researchers, social workers, forensic nurses, research coordinators, community and program managers and administrative staff. Strong research support will be available to the candidate.

The Center is recognized as a national leader in improving outcomes for abused children and for promoting safe and healthy development by preventing abuse and the effects of toxic stress. We seek a candidate with demonstrated leadership and clinical and research skills who will contribute to our strong commitment to collaboration both within the hospital and the community. This position includes an academic appointment with the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine as Associate Professor of Pediatrics with the expectation of academic excellence. The Division provides a Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship for 2 graduate pediatricians.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Robert Shapiro, MD
Division Director, The Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229
Or send via email to bob.shapiro@cchmc.org

Posted 03.25.17

Join Established Child Abuse Pediatric Team With University Affiliation – Tampa, FL

TAMPA: Due to a growing need for pediatric expertise within this area of care, University of South Florida is expanding their Child Abuse Pediatrics team.  Additional pediatricians are needed as child abuse specialists to provide direct consultation and coordination with other community physicians and health care workers in evaluating and managing suspected cases of child maltreatment.   Highlights of this opportunity include:

  • Medical Director position available - establishing future CAP fellowship with USF
  • Join existing team of physicians and specialized team of nurses, social workers and staff
  • Affiliation with University of South Florida/Morsani  College of Medicine – faculty appointment available
  • Tremendous facilities available; including Mary Lee's House in Tampa (maryleeshouse.org)
  • Provide both outpatient care and inpatient consultation/assessment
  • Opportunity for teaching and research within this growing field of pediatric care

Tampa's port and international airport make it an easily accessible, popular destination in Florida. Its rich history mixes with its modern landscape, giving visitors and residents a medley of activities and attractions to choose from. Busch Gardens, various large museums, and the city's resident football team, the Buccaneers, are just a few of the major highlights. The area is rife with small towns as well, offering a glimpse into Tampa's history and diversity.  Come and make Tampa your home!  For additional information, please contact:

Dave Duncan

Posted 03.24.17

CARE Team Pediatrician Opportunity - Cook Children's Medical Center - Ft. Worth, TX

The CARE Team at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, is seeking a second BC/BE Pediatrician with fellowship training and /or significant experience in the evaluation and treatment of child maltreatment to join our team. This full-time position will provide you with an excellent opportunity to be a member of a highly qualified team committed to providing child abuse diagnostic and treatment. The CARE Team is a well established program recognized in the region that provides 24/7 inpatient and outpatient medical evaluations for approximately 1400 children annually who are suspected victims of child maltreatment. The CARE Team includes:  1 full time Pediatrician, 2 pediatric nurse practitioners, 3 full time Sexual Assault Forensic Nurse Examiners, 2 part time Sexual Assault Forensic Nurse Examiners, 2 Social Workers, and support staff.  The CARE Team is supported by the hospital administration as well as a complete compliment of hospital specialists.

As the regional child abuse resource and evaluation center, the team participates in local/regional multidisciplinary teams, participates in the county child fatality review team, and provides professional training to multidisciplinary partners as well as providing fact and expert testimony in civil, criminal and federal court cases.

Cook Children’s Health Care System is one of the country’s leading integrated pediatric health care systems. This enhances our ability to deliver the right care by the right physician in the right setting. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, our non-profit organization includes a nationally recognized 430 bed Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Health Plan, Northeast Hospital and Health Foundation. Cook Children’s records more than one million patient encounters each year through its medical center, specialty clinics, neighborhood clinics, physician offices, outpatient settings and home care in pediatric medical offices and specialty clinics throughout North Texas. 

Knowing that every child’s life is sacred, it is our promise to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Cook Children’s Medical Center is consistently ranked in the top percentile among national children’s hospitals for its nursing excellence and distinguished reputation for uncommon care and outcomes achieved in Neurology and Neurosurgery, Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hematology and Oncology, Neonatology and Pulmonology programs.

For more information, please contact Debbie Brimer at 682-885-7434, or forward your CV to her at debbie.brimer@cookchildrens.org.

Posted 03.15.17

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician, Regional Medical Director - Charlotte, NC

Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South Carolina. Carolinas HealthCare System has over 2,500 system-employed physicians and more than 60,000 employees, operating nearly 40 acute care and specialty hospitals and 900-plus care locations.

Carolinas HealthCare System and the Child Maltreatment Section is seeking a dynamic BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician as a Regional Medical Director to complement their team.

The Regional Medical Director will oversee the programs within Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) at two institutions in the greater Charlotte area—Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital (JGCH) in Concord, NC and at CHS Stanly through the regional Child Advocacy Center located in Albemarle, NC. They will also provide services at CHS - Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) in Charlotte, NC and the affiliated Child Advocacy Center.

  • Team consists of Pediatricians/Child Abuse Pediatricians and Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACPs) plus excellent clinical support staff.
  • Physician will provide inpatient and ambulatory clinical evaluations and management of infants and children for suspected child abuse and neglect.
  • Affiliation with three of the four nationally accredited Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) within the region.
  • Opportunity for continued program development, committee participation, and research.
  • Teaching opportunities through Levine Children’s Hospital Pediatric Residency Program, and medical students, and community education.
  • Hospital-employed position offering comprehensive benefits package with exceptional retirement benefits.

Levine Children’s Hospital is the most comprehensive children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington, DC.LCH has 12 floors with a total of 234 patient beds, including a 20-bed combined PICU/CVICU, a 20-bed Day Hospital and an 85- bed Neonatal ICU. The Pediatric Resource Center provides medical services at Pat’s Place CAC, the only child advocacy center in Mecklenburg County.

Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital is a 53-bed children’s hospital that serves Cabarrus and the surrounding counties to deliver inpatient and sub-specialty care to the pediatric patients of that community. The children’s hospital has a general pediatric unit, Pediatric Progressive Care Unit, and a NICU. Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital has a Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC).

CHS Stanly - Butterfly House Children's Advocacy Center serves Stanly, Anson, Montgomery, and Richmond Counties.

Posted 03.13.17

Medical Director, Child Protection Program - Tufts Medical Center - Boston, MA

The Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center is seeking a Medical Director for its Child Protection Program. Ideal candidate will have fellowship training in Child Abuse Pediatrics. Responsibilities in this 1.0 FTE position will include providing expert consultation on suspected child maltreatment cases on the inpatient services, the Emergency Department and the ambulatory clinics of the Floating Hospital and other affiliated hospitals. There will also be opportunities to teach medical students, pediatric and surgical subspecialty house staff and faculty, nurses and social workers.

The ideal candidate will bring significant experience and competence in the medico-legal aspects of child abuse pediatrics. Leadership and administrative skills as well as interest in pursuing answers to critical research questions in child maltreatment are highly desirable. This position may be combined with hospitalist or other opportunities within the Department of Pediatrics, tailored to the talents and interests of the successful applicant. 

The Department of Pediatrics is rapidly expanding with new academic and clinical programs and sustained network growth throughout New England. The Floating Hospital for Children, a 100-bed full service children’s hospital is part of Tufts Medical Center, a 451 bed institution which is the principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine. We offer outstanding opportunities for clinical practice, teaching and research as well as competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. Candidates must also qualify for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Interested candidates, please send your confidential CV to: 

Lin Fong
Senior Physician Recruitment Consultant
Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization
800 Washington Street, #1013
Boston, MA 02111
Fax: 617-636-7523
Email: lfong@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Posted 03.09.17

The Department of Pediatrics Penn State Health/Penn State College of Medicine

The Penn State Health Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, PA, is recruiting a Physician-Scientist who will serve as a faculty member in the Center for the Protection of Children (CPC). The successful candidate will have an established record of accomplishment and national reputation for clinically-related research in the area of child maltreatment. Researchers from Pediatrics (specifically Child Abuse Pediatrics), or other medical specialties whose research focuses on child maltreatment issues will be considered. Broadly relevant programmatic research areas will be considered, but those that integrate well with the clinical and research priorities of the CPC and the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network (the Network) are preferred.

An attractive start-up package includes 50-75% protected research time, with opportunities to build new collaborations with Network faculty at the College of Medicine and University Park campuses.

The CPC currently includes Board Certified child abuse pediatricians, general pediatricians, social workers, psychologists and support staff. The CPC is accredited by the ACGME for a Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship. Clinical venues include Penn State Children’s Hospital and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center the region’s only level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, which provides the full complement of pediatric specialties that support clinical practice. The Penn State Health “Transforming the Lives of Children” (TLC) clinic in nearby Harrisburg offers evidence-based mental health services, serves as the clinical research site for investigating best practices in mental health assessment and treatment of traumatized children, harsh parenting, as well as sexual behavior problems in children. The clinic employs psychologists (clinical and research) and master’s level trauma trained therapists, has an active psychology post-doctoral training program, and provides internships in psychology and social work. A strong collaboration with Pinnacle Health Children’s Resource Center (an NCA accredited Children’s Advocacy Center) is in place and provides further clinical and research opportunities.

For additional information, please contact Lori Frasier MD, Director, Center for the Protection of Children, lfrasier@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. EOE-AA-M/F/D/V. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position’s responsibilities.

Posted 03.06.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician in Eastern Pennsylvania

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) seeks a BC/BE child abuse pediatrician to join a growing full service child protection program. A team of multi-disciplinary professionals currently works together through the Lehigh County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) to provide clinical and other supportive services to children and families. The physician in this position will be responsible for: providing clinical care; providing direction for all aspects of Child Maltreatment Evaluations; coordinating Child Protection Medicine procedures; hospital consultations; providing legal testimony; writing and developing funding proposals and program initiatives; participating in budgeting and financial planning; providing continuing medical education for staff, social workers, residents and medical students; and community outreach. The successful candidate will be employed by LVHN and based out of the hospital’s clinic.

The Children’s Hospital at LVHN is the only children’s hospital in the region that provides care in 28 specialties and general pediatrics. There is a 30-bed inpatient unit, 8-bed Level II PICU, 40-bed Level III NICU, a pediatric specialty center, Level II pediatric trauma center and 12-bed pediatric ER. Located in the heart of a prosperous, growing region of eastern Pennsylvania, the Lehigh Valley is an area of outstanding beauty, a regional center for culture, education, recreation and public service and the base for many leading companies. LVHN is only 1 hour north of Philadelphia and 1.5 hours west of New York City. For consideration, please contact Karen R. Fay, Physician Recruiter at Karen_R.Fay@lvhn.org or call 484-862-3206.

Posted 03.03.17