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Physician – Medical Director – Pediatric Child Abuse Interventionalist, Multicare Health System - Tacoma, WA

The reasons to work at MultiCare are as unique as the people who do. Join us for the professional challenges you seek. In the settings you prefer. With schedules that fit your life. Learn more at http://jobs.multicare.org.

Based in Tacoma, WA, MultiCare Health System is a leading-edge, integrated not-for-profit healthcare organization made up of five hospitals, and is considered one of America’s “10 Best Integrated Healthcare Systems.”

Job Description

MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Health Center seeks a medical director for our well established pediatric Child Abuse Interventional program in Tacoma. Key responsibilities include diagnosing and treatment of children and adolescents who are suspected victims of physical or sexual abuse, factitious abuse, or psychological/emotional abuse. This is a full-time position with ER back-up after hours.

Competitive salary, a full array of benefits, a healthy work/life balance, and a great location make this an ideal choice for the provider who is looking to experience the best of Northwest living: from big-city amenities to the pristine beauty and recreational opportunities of the great outdoors.

Requirements

  • Child Abuse fellowship preferred

  • Completion of a pediatric residency

  • Board certified/eligible at time of employment

  • Licensed in the state of WA by the time of employment

  • DEA, NPI & prescriptive authority

  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification by the American Heart Association

Apply

Please visit our website to apply online at: http://jobs.multicare.org/medicalpeds3.

“MultiCare Health System is proud to be a drug-free workplace.”

MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

Posted 02.03.17


Board Eligible/Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician Opening in the Heart of California

Valley Children’s Hospital (formerly Children’s Hospital Central California) is seeking a second BE/BC Child Abuse Pediatrician to join Philip Hyden, M.D., J.D. in The Guilds of Children’s Hospital Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Center in Madera, California.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a caring, patient-focused physician to join a collegial team in a busy practice servicing 10 counties in the Central Valley. We’re seeking someone with vision and passion for their work as well as an interest in research. Here you will have the chance to become an instrumental part of growing this generously endowed program.

This beautiful 358-bed facility is one of the 10 largest free standing children’s hospitals in the country and occupies a 50-acre campus on the bluffs of the San Joaquin River just north of Fresno. In addition to the main hospital, the campus also contains medical and professional buildings, a heliport, and sits next to the Ronald McDonald House. This impressive facility offers a 106-bed NICU (including regional satellites) and a 38-bed PICU.

The city of Fresno offers a truly affordable cost of living and is located in the heart of the state in the central San Joaquin Valley of California. With a population of 500,000, Fresno represents an emerging metropolitan center that abounds with fine regional and ethic restaurants, as well as a vibrant night life. Its symphony, local theater companies, music and dance productions distinguish Fresno as a city with access to a wide variety of cultural events. Fresno is the only city in the United States with three national parks in its backyard: Kings Canyon, Sequoia and Yosemite. Fresno also provides comfortable day trips to San Francisco, the California Coast and the Los Angeles area.

For complete details and confidential consideration, please contact Glenda Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners, by email at glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com, or by phone at (877) 440-3832 and (214) 850-3094 (cell), including nights and weekends.

Posted 02.02.17


Board Eligible or Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician - Galveston, TX

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston Texas is seeking a Board Eligible or Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician. The position includes both teaching and clinical responsibilities. At present the program interfaces closely with Galveston County Children’s Protective Services personnel, staff at the Galveston Children’s Advocacy Center, Law Enforcement personnel and the Galveston County District Attorney’s Office. The CAP provides formal consultation to regional CPS Staff in the East Texas Region and provides training for CPS staff in that 19-county area. Pediatric residents rotate through the service as part of their required assignments. The CAP consults on cases admitted to the University hospital service and to the Shriners Burn Hospital, both located within walking distance. There is outstanding support from related Radiology and Toxicology Services.

UTMB Pediatrics staffs 3 Primary Care Clinics, one located in one of the most rapidly growing population centers in the United States, south of Houston. There is ample opportunity for expansion, particularly in providing services to foster children. Leadership qualities and a valid Texas Medical License are desirable.

Please share this information with fellows in your program or others who may desire more information. Interested individuals should contact Patricia Beach, MD, Director of the Division of General Pediatrics. (psbeach@utmb.edu)

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Posted 01.31.17


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 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). In 2012, there were 500 forensic interviews, 70% resulted in legal proceedings with 100% conviction rate. It has taken time but CCC has a very functional and collegial interaction between agencies with a DDA assigned to our CIC and all LE using it.

Other duties include teaching FP2’s who rotate through the CIC and education to staff, community physicians, nurses, DA, LE and CPS.

Participation on the CCC Child Death Review team (meeting since 1988).

You will join Jim Carpenter, MD, MPH as I wind down my 36 years in child abuse and general pediatrics. Come see me at the job fair at the Helfer Meeting or contact me at drjimcarpenter@yahoo.com or 510-710-5964. Send cover letters and CVs to:

Jim Carpenter, MD, MPH
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
2500 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez, Ca. 94553

Posted 01.23.17


Medical Director of Child Abuse Program, Yale University School of Medicine - New Haven, CT

The Department of Pediatrics at Yale University School of Medicine is seeking a Medical Director of the Child Abuse Program, a joint service of Yale University Department of Pediatrics and Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. The ideal candidate would be an Associate Professor of Pediatrics or Professor of Pediatrics who is board certified in Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics.

This person should have excellent leadership skills and would be expected to lead a well-established clinical, research, and educational program with strong collaborative relations at the medical center and with community partners.

This person should have an established record of grant writing and carrying out research or clinical projects.

Please address inquiries, along with curriculum vitae and 3 reference letters to:

John M. Leventhal, MD Professor of Pediatrics Yale University
School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics 333 Cedar Street
PO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520
Or via email: john.leventhal@yale.edu

Yale University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. This position will become available July 1, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

Posted 01.19.17


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

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
sroach@chmca.org
www.akronchildrens.org

Posted 01.17.17


Child Abuse Pediatrician, University of Nebraska Medical Center - Omaha, NE

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Children’s Specialty Physicians [CSP] 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 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.

Located in Omaha, Children's Hospital & Medical Center provides expertise in more than 30 pediatric specialty services to children and families across a five-state region and beyond. The 145-bed, non-profit free standing hospital houses the only dedicated pediatric emergency department in the region and is supported by 24-hour, in-house pediatric critical care specialists and over 30 pediatric sub-specialties including an inpatient pediatric hospitalist service.

Omaha is a vibrant city with a metropolitan population of 800,000. Offering excellent schools, Omaha is a safe, family-oriented town. Entertainment options are nearly endless with a new large convention center and arena that attracts the biggest names in music and sports. Omaha has become a major center for NCAA events including the College World Series, Volleyball Final Four, Regional Division I Basketball, and the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Swimming Trials. Omaha is the home of the largest community theater in the country, has an excellent symphony and opera, hosts top touring Broadway shows and concerts, and our own world class zoo. Property values are among the most affordable in the country for a city of this size.  Omaha is consistently ranked as one of the most livable and family-friendly cities in the United States.

Compensation and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and skill set. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  Unfortunately we are not able to support a J1 waiver for this opportunity.

If you are interested in hearing more about us, please contact me at your convenience: Suzanne Haney, MD, Medical Director, Children’s Advocacy Team, shaney@ChildrensOmaha.org or our physician recruiter, Brenda Krull at bkrull@ChildrensOmaha.org or 402-955-6971.

Posted 01.04.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician, Sanford Health - Fargo, ND

Sanford Health is seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible Pediatrician to join staff of the Sanford Children's CARE Clinic located in Fargo, North Dakota.

  • CARE stands for Child Abuse Referral and Evaluation
  • Sanford's CARE team works with the Red River Children's Advocacy Center (RRCAC) to provide medical evaluation, treatment and recommendations
  • Our staff works with childcare agencies, medical agencies, law enforcement officials and social service agencies to educate the public about abuse and its prevention

Sanford's team:

  • Physician special training in child abuse pediatrics
  • Family nurse practitioners
  • Child life specialists who can help with diagnosis and treatment including pediatric orthopedists, pediatric trauma team, pediatric psychiatrists/psychologists, radiologist and social workers

CARE Services:

  • Child-appropriate exams and medical evaluations
  • Forensic medical evaluation for child abuse
  • Evaluations involving child pornography
  • Expert testimony in court cases
  • Referrals to agencies, including social services and law enforcement
  • Education for other medical and community agencies regarding treatment and prevention of child abuse
  • Telephone consultation to medical providers, law enforcement, schools, child protection services and hospital emergency departments
  • Hospital consultation

Requirements include the possession of a medical degree or foreign equivalent and must be Board Certified or eligible for Board certification in Child Abuse Pediatrics.  Candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice medicine in the State of North Dakota.

Sanford Health offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and much more.  Live and work in the diverse, progressive community of Fargo/West Fargo/Moorhead.

To learn more contact:

Jill Gilleshammer, Physician Recruiter
Phone: 701-417-4852
Email: Jill.Gilleshammer@sanfordhealth.org
Website: http://www.sanfordhealth.org

Posted 12.14.16


Child Abuse Pediatrician/Faculty Member, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital - Chicago, IL

The Department of Pediatrics at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is pleased to announce that they are seeking a full-time child abuse pediatrician to join a well-established and expanding hospital child abuse team. The Protective Service Team includes four child abuse pediatricians, two child abuse pediatrics fellows, a Research Director (Dr. Mary Clyde Pierce), two research coordinators/associates, a program coordinator, and a group of 6-7 excellent social workers who provide on-site consultation 24/7. The position includes an academic appointment at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will possess outstanding clinical and teaching skills, and will lead a growing child abuse telemedicine/telehealth program at Lurie Children’s. Candidates for the position should be board-eligible for subspecialty board certification or certified in child abuse pediatrics, and preferably have some technical proficiency and/or interest in telemedicine/telehealth.

Lurie Children's Hospital is a free-standing children’s hospital located just off the magnificent mile and Lake Michigan and adjacent to the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine campus. It has more than 1,100 pediatric specialists focusing on 70 specialties in multiple locations and routinely provides more care to more young people than any other Chicago-area hospital or medical center. Chicago is a world-class city that is home to hundreds of the most diverse and culturally rich neighborhoods in America. The city has world-championship sports teams, renowned architecture, award-winning theater, numerous parks and beaches, over 7,000 restaurants, and much more.

Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and CV to Sandeep K. Narang, MD, JD at sanarang@luriechildrens.org or mail to Sandeep K. Narang, MD, JD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, 225 E. Chicago Avenue, Box 16, Chicago, IL 60611.

Posted 12.07.16


Child Abuse Pediatrician - Portland, OR

Randall Children’s Hospital and the Child Abuse Response and Evaluation Services Northwest (CARES NW) in Portland, Oregon, is pleased to announce we are recruiting for a full time child abuse pediatrician. The specialist will join a well-developed inpatient and outpatient multidisciplinary consultation program for suspected child abuse and neglect.

This full time position offers excellent opportunities for inpatient and outpatient clinical child abuse practice, teaching, prevention work, 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/or recent Child Abuse fellowship. Certification in Pediatrics and Board Eligible or Board Certified in Child Abuse preferred.

CARES NW is NCA accredited and is one of the oldest and largest outpatient child abuse assessment programs in the United States. It is a collaboration of 4 major health care systems and provides medical evaluation for over 1500 patients each year.

Randall Children’s Hospital (a 501(c) 3 organization) is a 175-bed new full-service hospital with Level 1 trauma designation, a full time pediatric Emergency Department, large inpatient acute care units, and a PICU and level 4 NICU. The hospital has over 200 pediatric sub-specialty professionals in both medical and surgical areas including 24-hour Pediatric Hospitalist coverage. Randall Children’s Hospital is a teaching hospital.  Randall Children’s Hospital is part of Legacy Health which was just recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the top mid-size hospitals in the US.

Portland lifestyle options have something for everyone, from the downtown “Pearl District” for those enjoying a trendy urban flair, to family-oriented communities, all within a short commuting distance to the hospital. Portland boasts more bike paths per mile than any city in the US, and the largest city park in the nation.  We are a short drive from the windsurfing capital of the world, and Pinot Noir wine country. The rugged beaches of the Pacific Ocean and the long skiing seasons of Mt Hood are within a 90-minute drive.

Legacy is committed to delivering comprehensive and family-centered care with compassion and excellence. As we consider qualified candidates, we are committed to building a culture that values diversity and is reflective of those we care for.

For consideration, please visit our website www.legacyhealth.org and complete an online application. Please apply for position number 16-3540. You will be able to insert your CV into the application. If you have questions, please feel free to contact Vicki Owen at 503 415-5403 or via email at vowen@lhs.org. AA/EOE/veterans/disabilities.

Posted 12.07.16


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

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

The Child Abuse Pediatrician will join a team that currently includes a medical director, 3 nurse practitioners, two social workers, a project coordinator, and a clinical manager. This full-time position offers a busy and diverse inpatient and outpatient practice along with excellent opportunities for teaching, research, and community outreach and advocacy. The ideal candidate should possess outstanding clinical skills and experience in evidence-based child abuse pediatrics in a multi-disciplinary setting. Additional experience and expertise in clinical research is highly desired.

The overarching goal of the program is to achieve Center of Excellence status in child maltreatment and is actively planning for continued expansion.  The program is a partner with the Center for Child Protection, which is the child advocacy center for Austin and Travis County.

Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, a member of the Seton Healthcare Family, is a 248-bed children’s hospital with a level 1 pediatric trauma center and is the only freestanding pediatric facility in the region serving 46-counties. Austin has been designated by US News & World Report as one of the top ten “Best Places to Live” for several years. This growing metropolis is considered “the live music capital of the world,” a high-tech growth hub, and home to one of the largest state universities in the country.

Seton Healthcare Family is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit health network in the nation. The Seton Healthcare Family is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer. Hiring is contingent upon obtaining medical licensure in the state of Texas.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae to: Teresa Washington/Physician Recruitment/TWashington@seton.org.

Posted 11.08.16


BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai

Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai is seeking a BC/BE child abuse pediatrician to lead the Child and Family Support Program (CFSP) within the Division of General Pediatrics within the Department of Pediatrics. Kravis Children’s Hospital is ranked in 7 subspecialties by US News and World Report. The Department of Pediatrics has a long history of providing outstanding care for children, and has a distinguished tradition of excellence in clinical, translational, and basic biomedical research. Each year, the pediatric residency program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai hosts 21 PGY-1 positions, including categorical pediatrics, Triple Board (pediatrics, psychiatry, and child psychiatry), Medical Genetics Pediatric Combined Program, and Pediatric Neurology.

Kravis Children’s Hospital, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side is the primary site of inpatient care for children who live on the Upper East Side and in Harlem. The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) includes 7 hospitals in the New York metropolitan area, as well as a large regional ambulatory footprint. The Kravis Children’s Hospital, the central site for pediatric inpatient care in the MSHS, has 2600 inpatient admissions per year, 40 med-surg beds, 15 PICU and, 4 PCICU beds, 5 telemetry beds, a Level III NICU, a pediatric emergency department (PED), and a full range of pediatric subspecialties. The Kravis Children’s Hospital is also a part of the Children’s Hospital Association Solutions for Patient Safety Network.

Mount Sinai has an active child protection program, The Child and Family Support Program (CFSP), that deals with 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 as core members the Medical Director child abuse pediatrician and a full time Licensed Clinical 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 outside agency involvement. 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 as well as in in-patient and ambulatory care settings, and Child Life specialists are available as needed to assist with CAP assessments.

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, and who is interested in improving an already strong CAP program at Mount Sinai, providing 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 also have the opportunity to have a larger role in 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.

Requirements: 1) Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree from an accredited program 2) Successful completion of a 3-year Pediatric ACGME approved residency program 3) Successful completion of a Child Abuse fellowship 4) New York State Medical License (or eligible) 5) Board certified or Board Eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics 6) Meet eligibility requirements for an appointment to 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.

Who We Are: Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

Posted 10.18.16


BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician Opening - Portland, ME

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

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

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

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

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

Lawrence R, Ricci, MD, FAAP
Medical Director Spurwink Child Abuse Program
17 Bishop Street
Portland, Maine 04103
207-879-6160
lricci@spurwink.org

Posted 09.22.16