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CPT Physician - Denver Medical Center

Denver Health Medical Center is recruiting for a full time (1.0 FTE) Child Protection Team (CPT) Physician (Pediatrics or Family Medicine - preference for a Child Abuse Pediatrician who is board certified/eligible in General Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics).

This Physician will join our a well-developed program for the assessment, treatment and follow-up care of children suspected to be victims of child maltreatment which will include emergency department, outpatient, and inpatient child abuse assessments in a multidisciplinary setting at Denver Health and the Denver Health Clinic at the Family Crisis Center (FCC), a City and County facility which serves as the hub for the evaluation of children for neglect, physical and sexual abuse in Denver. Our well-developed, growing and integrated multidisciplinary team is comprised a Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, 3 RN’s (one is the Clinic/Program Manager), an LPN, an Administrative Assistant, a Child Life Specialist, a Health Records Coordinator and a Medical Assistant. This team medically evaluates children for abuse and neglect at the request of other medical providers and investigators and provides the initial medical evaluation of all Denver County children being placed in out of home care for concerns of abuse and neglect. Denver Health is an affiliate hospital of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences and all Denver Health faculty will have an academic appointment through the school of medicine.

A successful applicant would participate in a collaborative call schedule with our established team of medical colleagues (at the Kempe Center and Children’s Hospital Colorado) that covers nights and weekends. Commitment to excellence in education of students, residents, fellows and other multi-disciplinary trainees is an expectation including participation in the ACGME accredited Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship.

For more information contact or submit CV to:

Kathryn Wells, MD

Posted 10.18.17

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 10.17.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician - Phoenix Metro Area

Banner Health and Banner Children’s Specialists (BCS) is seeking a Child Abuse Pediatrician to join a well-established and growing program in the Phoenix metro area. We seek candidates with the following qualifications and interests:

  • BE/BC in General Pediatrics or Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • 3-5 years of general pediatric experience, Peds Critical Care; Peds ED; or Peds Hospitalist
  • Interest and/or passion in child advocacy
  • Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship is desirable
  • Strong clinical team building and interpersonal relationship skills

Schedule is Monday through Friday seeing patients at Cardon Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center (BTMC). Will take call for all of Banner Health System. Call is 1:3, nights, weekend, and holidays.

This is an excellent employed position based in the East Valley. The area is bustling with growth and offers its residents so much: diverse housing options, excellent neighborhoods for families, and school choice including the top-ranking BASIS school! East Valley residents can easily access the best southwestern destinations including a quick drive to Scottsdale and downtown Phoenix, golf galore, hiking and biking through magnificent hills and canyons, boating on refreshing lakes, professional sports and world-class theater, plus Tucson, Mexico, San Diego and the Grand Canyon within a half day’s drive!

The mission of our hospitals is to promote and advance the health and wellness of infants, children, and young adults with acute, and life-threatening illness.

CCMC located on the campus of Banner Desert Medical Center (BDMC) in Mesa, AZ., is a newer state-of-the-art 206-bed children’s care facility that opened November 2009. Pediatric Population of 350,000, CCMC now has 104 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit beds staffed with 24/7 Neonatologists. CCMC’s newly expanded Pediatric Emergency Department provides specialized emergency care for kids of all ages and includes 26-beds. Pediatric Trauma Services are planned to open November 2017. There are more than 240 pediatric physicians on staff, covering more than 27 specialties with the hospital providing a full range of services.

BTMC located in the West Valley of Phoenix in Glendale, is a 555-bed facility with a 40-bed inpatient pediatric ward, a 35 bed NICU, and a 17 bed PICU. BTMC is currently ranked as one of the top hospitals in the Phoenix metropolitan area by US News & World Report and is a recipient of the prestigious "Best of the West" award from Westmarc in recognition of the hospital's contributions to the region. Part of our Peds Neurology team practices from the BTMC campus. Glendale and the West Valley are growing areas offering excellent suburban neighborhoods, professional sports, hiking and boating, and magnificent sunsets!

Banner Health is one of the largest non-profit health care systems in the country with twenty-eight hospitals, including the University of Arizona academic hospitals in Tucson and Phoenix, six long term care centers and an array of other services, including family clinics, home care services and home medical equipment, in six Western and Midwestern states. Our physicians work in highly integrated and innovative environments.

We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package. Please submit your CV for immediate consideration, to: doctors@bannerhealth.com. For questions, please call Pamela Disney, Sourcing Strategist, at: 602-747-4397. Visit our website: www.bannerhealth.com.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner Health recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. Banner Health is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.

Posted 10.17.17

Pediatric Child Abuse - UT Health San Antonio

UT Health San Antonio, Departments of Pediatrics, Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is seeking a Pediatrician with training or certification in child abuse to join the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics. The selected candidate will join a division of 3 child abuse pediatricians and a nurse practitioner and will be responsible for evaluating children and adolescents who are suspected victims of abuse and /or neglect, including inpatient and outpatient assessments as well as case consultations, with some travel anticipated for testimony. The selected candidate will work with experienced professional staff at the Center for Miracles at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio and will have the opportunity to participate as a co-investigator in a statewide forensic assessment center network. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor Level depending on qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates must be board certified /board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics and eligible for an unrestricted Texas medical license.

UT Health San Antonio offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive insurance package, and a generous retirement plan. Compensation and academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

For more information go to the following link https://uthscsa.edu/hr/employment.asp to apply for this position.

Posted 10.17.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician - Medical University of South Carolina

The Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina seeks a Child Abuse Pediatrician (CAP) for a 1 FTE position. Candidates must be board certified/board eligible in General Pediatrics and board certified/board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics.

The Medical University of South Carolina is located in Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston is a dynamic, historic city dating back to 1670. The city provides the perfect balance of a friendly small town feel with big city amenities. It boasts an immersive experience in history, beautiful architecture, endless cultural activities and festivals, a ‘foody’ culture, multiple prime beaches, and an average temperature of 71oF. It is no surprise to locals that Charleston has been named the Number 1 city in the US and in the world by Travel & Leisure 2016 World’s Best Awards. The city’s southern hospitality has also resulted in Charleston being again named Conde Nast Traveler’s friendliest city in the world.

The Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric tertiary care facility for Charleston and the surrounding area. The Children’s Hospital contains 185 beds with 7,800 annual admissions. MUSC is a level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and is the only hospital to hold that designation in the state. All major subspecialties are represented with 6 ranked pediatric specialties by US News and World Report. MUSC’s new state-of-the-art Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital is in active construction and will be complete in fall of 2019. A new medical office building and surgical center is also set to open 2019.

The Child Abuse Pediatrician will join a well-developed multidisciplinary program for the assessment, treatment and follow-up care of suspected child abuse and neglect. Our team currently includes 3 Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatricians, 5 nurse practitioners, 6 Pediatric SANE RN’s, 3 Social Workers, and robust administrative support. The Division evaluates over 1,600 children per year in a multi-faceted clinical program involving an active inpatient and outpatient service. Outpatient services are coordinated through partnerships with 2 local Child Advocacy Centers. The Division maintains an active educational program and has an ACGME accredited Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship. The physicians take an active role in teaching fellows, pediatric residents, medical students, community partners and multidisciplinary agencies. The CAP Division is also part of a statewide network of child abuse healthcare providers, the South Carolina Children’s Advocacy Medical Response System (SCCAMRS).

This 1 FTE position offers excellent opportunities for inpatient and outpatient clinical child abuse practice, teaching, prevention work, research, and community involvement in multidisciplinary teams. The ideal candidate should possess experience and outstanding clinical skill in child abuse assessment within a multidisciplinary setting and have a commitment to resident and student education, and clinically focused research. Academic rank is open and commensurate with experience.

For more information contact:

John Melville, MS, MD
Division Chief of Child abuse Pediatrics
Medical University of South Carolina

Posted 10.11.17

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 that is part of Lehigh Valley’s Children’s Hospital. 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.

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is located in the Lehigh Valley in Eastern Pennsylvania, a little over an hour from Philadelphia and an hour and a half from New York City. The Lehigh Valley is home to over 820,000 people, making it Pennsylvania’s third most populated metropolitan area and the fastest growing region of the state, due in part to its favorable business climate and attractive cost of living in comparison to surrounding areas.

Interested candidates please email your CV to Dr. Debra Esernio-Jenssen c/o Karen_R.Fay@LVHN.org or call 484-862-3206 for more information.

Posted 10.11.17

Child Abuse Pediatrics Position in Vermont

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine is seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible forensic pediatrician to join our department at the University of Vermont and the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital. Clinical and academic responsibilities include providing complete services related to Child Abuse including outreach, on-call coverage, teaching and supervision of pediatric residents and medical students and quality improvement, with opportunities for research and educational scholarship. The position is a 1.0 FTE as an Assistant Professor on the non-tenure clinical scholar pathway with an anticipated starting date in the summer of 2018.

We encourage rapid reply to this announcement from interested applicants. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. If you are interested in this position, please apply at www.uvmjobs.com. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Located in Burlington, the University of Vermont and the University of Vermont Medical Center serve as Vermont’s only academic medical center, and provides tertiary care to patients from Vermont and northern NY. Burlington is a vibrant community located on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and Green Mountains. With year-round recreational opportunities, safe communities and excellent schools, this progressive community has been frequently cited as one of the most livable cities in the U.S. Additional information about the University of Vermont Medical Center and the Department of Pediatrics can be obtained at: https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Documents/Careers/Physician_Career_guide.pdf and

Posted 10.09.17

Pediatrician - Child Abuse Pediatrics, UC San Diego/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO (UCSD), DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS (https://healthsciences.ucsd.edu/som/pediatrics), RADY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF SAN DIEGO (http://www.rchsd.org) and CHILDREN’S SPECIALISTS OF SAN DIEGO are seeking applicants for a Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our group of board certified child abuse pediatricians at RCHSD’s Chadwick Center for Children and Families.

The Chadwick Center is a one of the largest hospital-based child advocacy and trauma treatment centers in the nation. Staffed with more than 100 professionals in the fields of medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, child development, nursing and education technology, the Chadwick Center provides child abuse services for the entire county of 3 million. The Chadwick Center medical team provides both inpatient and outpatient medical care. Physicians also manage a health clinic at the County shelter for foster children. The Chadwick Center is a child abuse resource for the region, providing weekly multidisciplinary team staffings to assist law enforcement, child protective services and the legal system with the investigation of child abuse. The Center also hosts the well-attended annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment.

The Chadwick Center is located within Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego. RCHSD is the largest children’s hospital in California, a nonprofit 551-bed pediatric-care facility and the region’s only pediatric medical center serving San Diego, Imperial and southern Riverside counties. It also is the region’s only designated pediatric trauma center. UCSD offers competitive pay and benefits, and opportunities for collaborations and interaction with a robust health services infrastructure. San Diego is a large metropolitan area renowned for its idyllic climate, with 70 miles of pristine beaches for year-round outdoor recreation such as surfing, swimming and running.

Candidates must have an MD, have or be eligible for a California medical license, be board certified in Pediatrics, and have experience in Child Abuse Pediatrics. Preferred candidates would be BC/BE in Child Abuse Pediatrics. Interested candidates should send a current CV with cover letter to Suzanne P. Starling, MD, Associate Center Director/Medical Director, Chadwick Center for Children & Families, RCHSD (sstarling@rchsd.org). The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Posted 10.04.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician, Omaha, NE

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha are seeking a full time fellowship trained Child Abuse Pediatrician. With this position you will join a well-established Child Protection Team affiliated with a nonprofit CAC, Project Harmony, one of the largest in the country.

The hospital is affiliated with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and Creighton University School of Medicine located in Omaha, NE.  Children’s is a vibrant free standing pediatric teaching hospital and Nebraska’s only full service pediatric specialty health care center focused on extraordinary clinical care, education, clinical and outcomes research and advocacy. The hospital is embarking on transformational programmatic and physical growth to address our local, regional, national and global patient care. The hospital has a Level IV Regional NICU, Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, Specialized Clinical Pediatric Services, and 24/7 Pediatric Intensivists. We have 50+ Specialty Clinics, 185+ Specialists, 13 Satellite Offices, Pediatric Fellowship programs, and we are Magnet Certified. Our new campus expansion plans include an additional 90 beds to the existing 145, expansion to the Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Fetal Care Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Center including dedicated intensive care, Short-Stay Observation Unit, Emergency Department, Surgical Services, Education, Clinical & Outcomes Research.

The team is seeking an individual with a passion for providing world class patient care and teaching. An active research interest would be welcome. A faculty appointment would be commensurate with experience. Our division has highly active follow-up outpatient clinics at Children’s and at Project Harmony, a busy inpatient consult service as well as outside consults throughout Nebraska. Omaha is a vibrant metropolitan with a population of over 900,000, which enjoys four distinct seasons. The people of Omaha make it a safe city where it is special to live and enjoy all the amenities of a big city with the warmth of the Midwest. The area is rich in cultural activities including a professional symphony, ballet, theater, art, history, and children’s museums, and a world class zoo that will appeal to every taste. Additionally, Greater Omaha has an outstanding educational system of public and private schools. There are numerous universities and colleges most notably the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Creighton University, and the College of Saint Mary’s. In addition to the many collegial sports, Omaha hosts the Olympic Swim Trials, the Olympic Curling Trials, and the College World Series just to name a few. All this combined with a diverse economy with multiple Fortune 500 companies make for an extraordinary quality of life.

Nominations, expressions of interest and applications (including cover letter and CV/resume) should be submitted to:
Brenda Krull, Administrator, Physician/Faculty Acquisition, bkrull@childrensomaha.org or 402-955-6971. All replies will be treated with confidentiality.

Posted 09.18.17

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; (602) 933-1101; rbecker@phoenixchildrens.com.

Posted 09.13.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Rochester, MN

Mayo Clinic Children’s Center is seeking a full-time child abuse pediatrician to join two other physicians in the Mayo Child and Family Advocacy Center as part of the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics.

Mayo Clinic is a world-class tertiary care facility with a formal child advocacy center, a medical school, and an ACS-verified level 1 pediatric trauma center. The Mayo Clinic practice consists of approximately 3,800 physicians and scientists providing the best in patient care, groundbreaking research, and innovative medical education. Mayo Clinic in Rochester is comprised of all pediatric subspecialties within an integrated children’s center including pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric critical care, and a pediatric hospitalist program.

The Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics provides both inpatient and outpatient care and plays a role in serving as a resource for the region, delivering consultation and assistance for law enforcement, child protective services, and medical care (including non-Mayo Clinic affiliated healthcare facilities).

Candidates must be board-certified/board-eligible in child abuse pediatrics with experience in all aspects of child maltreatment and neglect, including physical and sexual abuse, neglect, medical child abuse, and medical neglect. The candidate would become part of a team of two other physicians and CAC staff operating in an up-to-date clinic facility with very strong community and regional support from multi-disciplinary team members. Candidates should have a strong interest in research and teaching. Academic rank within the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine will be granted commensurate with experience. There is ample opportunity for academic advancement and career development. Mayo Clinic encourages research and provides unmatched resources as well as opportunities to collaborate with pediatric and family medicine colleagues within and outside Mayo. Residents in both pediatrics and family medicine participate in rotations with the division, as do 2nd and 4th year medical students, and students in nursing, social work, and emergency medical services. Candidates are also expected to participate in outreach, which is a strong part of the division.

Mayo Clinic has once again been recognized as the best hospital in the nation for 2017–2018 by U.S. News and World Report. Mayo Clinic Children’s Center is ranked in 9 out of 10 pediatric specialties and as the top-performing children's hospital in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017–2018 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. We offer a stable practice environment, competitive compensation, exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Rochester, Minnesota, is a vibrant and friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems, and exceptionally high quality of life.

To apply and learn more, please visit mayocareers.com/explorePediatrics

Arne H. Graff, M.D.
Director, Mayo Clinic Child and Family Advocacy Program
C/o Becky Schulte, Physician Recruiter
E-mail: Schulte.Becky@mayo.edu

Posted 09.13.17

BC/BE Pediatrician or Child Abuse Pediatrician, Contra Costa Health Services, San Francisco Bay Area

BC/BE Pediatrician or Child Abuse Pediatrician is being sought by Contra Costa Health Services to run Contra Costa County’s(CCC) child maltreatment program. CCC is in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. Come to a beautiful part of the world without snow or ice in the winter or hot humid summers near a world-class city. The position is 20 hours/week, benefited, and can be expanded to full time with outpatient general pediatric clinics or level 2 nursery work. There is NO nightcall or weekends unless you do nursery coverage.

Duties include supervision of the pediatric SART program (SANEs and pediatric hospitalists all trained in acute sexual assault exams) and medical director of the NCA-accredited Children’s Interview Center (forensic interviews and nonacute exams). We do over 500 interviews each year with a high prosecution rate related to successful interagency coordination and buy-in.

Other duties include participation on the CCC Child Death Review team (meeting since 1988) and teaching. We have a nationally recognized FP residency who are taught through didactics, PBL and rotation about child maltreatment. Similar presentations are given to community physicians, RNs, DA, LE and CPS and others.

You will join Jim Carpenter MD, MPH as I wind down from my 4 decades of child abuse and general pediatrics. Send cover letters and CVs to:

Jim Carpenter MD, MPH (drjimcarpenter@yahoo.com ) 510-710-5964
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
2500 Alhambra Avenue
Martinez, California 94553

Posted 08.31.17

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