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Child Abuse Pediatrician Opportunity in North Texas

Cook Children’s (in Fort Worth, Texas) has initiated a national search to identify candidates for our Child Abuse Pediatrician opportunity. Physicians must have attended a Child Abuse Pediatric Fellowship program and be board-certified or board-eligible in pediatrics and child abuse pediatrics. 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 is supported by the hospital administration as well as a complete compliment of hospital specialists.

Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Apply online at www.cookchildrens.org or by email to:

Debbie Brimer, Senior Physician Recruiter

Posted 02.20.18

Child Abuse Pediatrician, Mount Sinai Health System - New York

The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking experienced child abuse pediatrician to lead the Child and Family Support Program (CFSP) for the Mount Sinai Health System. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the child abuse program for one of the largest health systems in New York City. Kravis Children’s Hospital has an active child protection program that sees a diverse patient population involving a wide range of child protection issues. CFSP is overseen by a multidisciplinary team providing comprehensive evaluation of cases of suspected child abuse or neglect, in addition to providing support services for families who may be at risk. The CFSP multidisciplinary team includes a child abuse pediatrician and a full time social worker (LCSW) with expertise in the field of child protection and experience in forensic assessment. The child abuse pediatrician and social worker collaboratively provide comprehensive clinical assessment and treatment of high risk children and families, and communicate with the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and other hospital and community based organizations serving these high risk families. In addition, social workers are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week as part of an on-call program and receive training in emergency-based child protection assessment and interventions, to support after-hours consultation. Pediatric Emergency Department staff play an active role in the management of children seen in the ED. There is an in-patient pediatric unit at the main campus where the intensive care faculty and/or hospital medicine faculty work closely with the CFSP to care for admitted patients. In both the inpatient and ambulatory care settings, Child Life specialists are available as needed to assist with CAP assessments.

The System Medical Director will report to the Division Chief for General Pediatrics, Karen M. Wilson, MD, MPH. Administrative responsibilities will include coordination and communication amongst the sites, creating standardized care guidelines and metrics for evaluating productivity and quality of care, evaluating provider performance, and oversight of provider hiring. Clinical responsibilities will include the provision of outpatient primary care in at least one of our sites, inpatient and ED consultations, teaching fellows, residents, medical students, and staff; active involvement in outpatient quality, safety, and administrative activities; and academic/scholarly activities. We are actively interested in developing a child abuse fellowship.  Candidates must have an MD/DO degree and be BC/BE in Child Abuse Pediatrics. We are seeking a bright, motivated, independent physician who is committed to a career in academic child abuse pediatrics, with experience in leading a child protection program and who is interested in improving an already strong CAP program at Mount Sinai. We also are looking for someone who can provide education about child abuse evaluation and treatment across all levels of providers, and studying the best way to care for at-risk children. This person will have a large role in the development of programming and the education of providers across the Mount Sinai Health System. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Faculty appointment is in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

We invite qualified individuals to send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: karen.wilson@mssm.edu.

Please see our ad at PedJobs for more information: http://jobs.pedjobs.org/jobs/10602145.

Karen M. Wilson, MD, MPH

Debra and Leon Black Professor and Division Chief of General Pediatrics
Vice-Chair for Clinical and Translational Research
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Kravis Children’s Hospital
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1198
New York, NY 10029
Tel: (212) 241-4277
Fax: (212) 534-5207

Posted 01.24.18

Child Abuse Pediatrics Faculty Position - Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine - Dept. of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Colorado and The Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect

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 01.17.18

Child Abuse Pediatrician, Mayo Clinic Children's Center - Rochester, NY

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 https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/jobs/child-abuse-pediatrician-87893br/

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 01.12.18

Child Abuse Pediatrician - Phoenix, Arizona

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 01.09.18

Director, Child Safety and Advocacy - Danville, Pennsylvania

Geisinger is seeking a BE/BC Child Abuse Pediatrician to serve as the Medical Director of the Child Safety and Advocacy Division within Geisinger Pediatrics.

Provide oversight, direct patient care, teaching and consultative services as a Child Abuse Pediatrician.

Division consists of a Board-Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician, two General Pediatricians providing clinical oversight in both inpatient and outpatient treatment of abuse, an Administrative Director with social work background and a Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. Additionally, Division includes a fully accredited Child Advocacy Center (CAC) which utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach in the treatment of suspected child abuse and neglect.  The Director will work closely with the Child Safety and Advocacy Administrative Director to deliver comprehensive medical evaluation and treatment to child victims in the CAC setting, as well as to develop strategies for continual enhancement of our system wide response to child abuse and neglect.

We seek a dynamic Director that will help lead our efforts in the prevention, identification and treatment of child abuse and neglect within central, northeast and southeast Pennsylvania.


  • Directing the day-to-day activities of the Child Safety and Advocacy Division.
  • Strategic leadership by working with the Pediatric and GHS leaders to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies for the treatment and prevention of child abuse.
  • Providing/ensuring delivery of specialized forensic medical examinations on child abuse patients, including forensic rape exams, provision of expert consultation and review for suspected child abuse cases.
  • Administrative oversight, including the recruitment and hiring of staff, of medical component of the Child Advocacy Center.
  • Education of medical students, residents, attendings and SANE providers.

For more information, visit geisinger.org/careers or contact: Frank Maffei, MD Chair, Pediatrics c/o Kathy Kardisco, Department of Talent Management, at 570-214-4460 or kkardisco@geisinger.edu. EOE M/FD/V.

Posted 12.26.17

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 12.20.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician - Akron Children's Hospital (Northeast Ohio)

Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a full time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician, or BC Pediatrician interested in child abuse, to join our established Child Advocacy Center in Boardman, Ohio. The Child Advocacy Center, part of Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley, 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 only freestanding children’s hospital in Northeast Ohio, serving over 900,000 patients yearly. With two hospitals and 27+ primary care offices, the system provides services at nearly 90 locations across an urban, suburban, and rural region of the Midwest. The services and subspecialties at Akron Children’s hospital span the scope of medical services available today – from routine and preventative care to emerging technologies in surgery and patient care. Akron Children’s is dedicated to family-centered care and improving the treatment of childhood illness and injury. Akron Children’s is ranked a Best Children’s Hospital by US News and World Report.

For additional information, contact:

Shawna Roach
(330) 543-5080

Posted 12.06.17

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - University of Louisville School of Medicine

The Kosair Charities Division of Pediatric Forensic Medicine at University of Louisville School of Medicine is seeking a full-time (1.0FTE) BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the academic faculty in the child abuse assessment program. The position is available immediately. Our team enjoys an excellent relationship with the School of Medicine, statewide medical professionals, and community partners.

The responsibilities are primarily clinical, but countless opportunities are available for teaching, research, program development, and statewide policy and legislative advocacy. Our new physician will share clinical responsibilities, including back-up call, with the two current child abuse pediatricians. Forensic nurses and our fellow(s) take first call. In-person consultations occur at Norton Children’s Hospital, a freestanding, tertiary-care pediatric hospital. Our faculty also provides medical evaluations at our local Child Advocacy Center, and perform case reviews for physical abuse and neglect throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Court testimony is expected when necessary. Our case volume is currently 1200 patients/year.  Rank and academic track will be commensurate with credentials and experience, and salary/benefits package is competitive. Details regarding scope of duties and potential leadership positions are negotiable.  We want our new faculty member to have the opportunity to thrive in her/his new role!

The Division enjoys a collegial, family-like team atmosphere, with wonderful flexibility in scheduling. Louisville (pop. 1 million) is a beautiful, compassionate, and diverse city.  Trulia.com ranked Louisville the 3rd Most Affordable Place to Live in the U.S.  Parenting Magazine has called us one of the Top 10 best cities to raise a family.  Our community offers all of the benefits of a metropolitan area, including rich arts and indie scenes, without the traffic headaches that come along with larger cities. We have a strong “foodie” culture and countless opportunities for community activism and involvement. We are home to the Kentucky Derby and are proud to boast Muhammad Ali and Jennifer Lawrence as natives. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing program, with a wonderful team, in a vibrant community. Please see www.liveinlou.com and www.gotolouisville.com for more information about our community.

Please send cover letter and CV to:

Melissa L. Currie, MD
Kosair Charities Division of Pediatric Forensic Medicine

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at employ.edu or 502.852.6258.

Posted 11.30.17

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - Children’s National Health System -
Washington, DC

Children’s National Health System is recruiting a full time Board-Eligible or Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our team at the Child and Adolescent Protection Center. As a part of this team, the individual would actively participate in the education of medical students, residents and fellows, and other health care professionals within the hospital and community.

The successful candidate would have a passion for providing world class patient care, advocacy, education and research. This candidate would also be skillful at collaboration not only with medical professionals, but also with multidisciplinary team members in the child welfare and criminal justice systems, and the victim services community.

The division includes a team of physicians, social workers, sexual assault nurse examiners, a psychologist, a victim service coordinator and a dedicated staff assistant. It evaluates nearly 2,000 children annually. We provide medical consultation to the hospital’s inpatient services, evaluate patients in our hospital-based and local CAC-based clinics, and provide ongoing trauma-informed mental health services. The division also has the SANE program for the care of minors for the District of Columbia, and this physician would service as the medical director of that program.

Compensation and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and skill set. A faculty appointment at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences would be commensurate with experience. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Please Contact:

Laura Perez
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant lperez@childrensnational.org

Posted 11.29.17

Section Chief of Child Abuse Pediatrics – Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health, Zucker School of Medicine of Northwell Health

Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health and Zucker School of Medicine are recruiting a Section Chief of Child Abuse Pediatrics to join our Division of General Pediatrics and Child Protection Team. The Section Chief will have the opportunity to grow the clinical, teaching, research and advocacy portfolio for the Section of Child Abuse Pediatrics.

We are recruiting for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position.

The Section of Child Abuse Pediatrics currently provides inpatient and outpatient consultations for suspected abuse and neglect. We also provide medical services at the Queens Child Advocacy Center, an NCA-fully accredited co-located CAC. There is wide flexibility for teaching, scholarly activity and research with a strong group of education and research-engaged colleagues.

The Division of General Pediatrics sees over 60,000 children annually, and is the ambulatory care training site for nearly 100 pediatric residents, over 120 medical students, and some allied health professionals. The Division has a strong research and quality improvement portfolio, and has over $1 million in annual federal and foundation grant funding.

Cohen Children’s Medical Center, located in New Hyde Park, NY, is a 202-bed, tertiary facility, completely dedicated to the care of infants, children and adolescents and is the only exclusively dedicated pediatric hospital on Long Island. As the largest pediatric teaching hospital in the New York metropolitan region, treating over 230,000 children per year, we are the tertiary pediatric medical center of Northwell Health and the only NYS Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center on Long Island. We are proud to have been selected as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” by US News & World Report. In addition to the renowned tertiary clinical resources that we offer, our faculty also enjoys access to the scholastic and research resources of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Long Island is home to the world’s most beautiful beaches and state parks which offer an array of outdoor activities.  You can easily access Manhattan within 30 minutes to catch a Broadway show, visit a museum or attend a performance at the Met.  Whatever your lifestyle, you can find a neighborhood to call home.

This will be a full time position offering a competitive salary and benefits package. Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health and the Zucker School of Medicine 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:

Sophia Jan, MD, MSHP
Chief, Division of General Pediatrics
Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health

Posted 11.27.17 

Child Abuse Pediatrician/Medical Director

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 11.14.17

Section Chief - Center for Child Protection, Grand Rapids, MI

Position Highlights:

  • Pediatric clinical academic partner of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, teaching opportunities and academic appointments
  • Support for clinical research
  • Outpatient center attached to the children’s hospital
  • 236 bed free standing dedicated children’s hospital
  • Catchment area over 1 million
  • Competitive compensation, health, dental, vision, retirement programs, malpractice insurance and tail coverage, relocation, generous CME and PTO allowances
  • Currently the section includes one full time board certified Child Abuse Physician and one part time med/peds physician as well as support staff

Success Profile:
The Section Chief responsibilities and performance expectations are set forth in the categories of Leadership, Growth, Quality, Safety & Clinical Innovation, Development of People, Patient Service and Perception of Care, Finance, and Academic and Faculty Affairs. Annual goals and deliverables will be developed with the Department Chief and/or Division Chief. Success of the Section Chief will be predicated on goal attainment.

Grand Rapids is the second largest city in Michigan, located just 30 miles from the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. Diverse communities offer excellent public, charter, and private schools. The city is alive year round with endless opportunities for recreation, arts, sports, museums, concerts, and is the home of Art Prize, the world’s largest art competition. Visit: https://www.spectrumhealth.org/careers/living-here.

Board certified in Pediatrics and BE/BC in Child Abuse Pediatrics. Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Michigan upon hire.

Karyn Hazel, Spectrum Health Physician Recruitment, Phone: (616) 486-6683, or email: karyn.hazel@spectrumhealth.org.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Posted 10.30.17

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - GPAM Division, University of North Carolina

The Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (GPAM) at the University of North Carolina is recruiting a BC/BE child abuse pediatrician to join the Child Maltreatment Section. This individual would help to grow the outpatient child maltreatment program and participate in inpatient clinical consultations, resident and medical student education as well as outreach to rural hospitals and clinics. Other clinical opportunities would also be incorporated into the faculty position based on interests of the candidate. The development of other areas of faculty expertise relevant to child abuse and neglect is encouraged. Depending on the experience of the candidate, additional duties may include a leadership role within a component of the Child Maltreatment Section.

The Child Maltreatment Section is a diverse team that currently includes two board certified child abuse pediatricians, two generalist pediatricians, two nurse practitioners and four social workers. The division has innovative programs in clinical care and advocacy, an active research portfolio, and a strong emphasis on education both locally and in a statewide program that assures the quality of evaluations done through the state.

The GPAM division is the largest in the Department of Pediatrics and includes outpatient care, hospital medicine, newborn care, adolescent medicine and other affiliated specialty services such as development/behavioral pediatrics. The division has a nationally-known and productive research program in addition to a long record of teaching excellence. The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina is an attractive place to live and work with great climate, schools, and both mountains and beaches within a day drive. Applicants from under-represented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.


Posted 10.24.17

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

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