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BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician opening Portland Maine

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 04.19.17

 Child Abuse Pediatrician - Greenville, SC

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 04.12.17

Child Abuse Pediatrics - Loma Linda University - Southern California

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

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

The Opportunity:

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

The Community:

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

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

Posted 04.11.17

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 03.31.17

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

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

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

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

Please submit CV and cover letter addressed to:

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

Posted 03.30.17

Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician - Cincinnati, OH

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 03.25.17

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

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

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

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

Dave Duncan

Posted 03.24.17

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 03.15.17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 03.13.17

Medical Director, Child Abuse Program - Norfolk, VA

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk, Virginia is recruiting a Child Abuse Pediatrician to serve as Medical Director of the Child Abuse Program. This is a fulltime position offering a competitive salary and benefits package. The Medical Director will join a successful program, established in 2000, with a fulltime board certified faculty member, well established medical team, and a thriving fellowship program. A successful candidate should possess experience and clinical skill in inpatient and outpatient child abuse assessment in a multidisciplinary setting and be board certified/eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics.

Excellence in teaching of medical students, residents, fellows and investigative audiences is an expectation. Candidates must possess a high level of administrative and organizational skills, as well as strong leadership and communication abilities. The position includes an academic appointment in the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

The Child Abuse Program at CHKD is a regional hospital-based Child Advocacy Center accredited through the National Children’s Alliance. The program is a fully equipped facility with medical and mental health services, forensic nurses, forensic interviewers, and case managers. Last year the program served 1200 children. The program has an excellent working relationship with the multiple MDTs and with the regional investigative agencies. A fully accredited child abuse pediatrics fellowship has been in place for more than 10 years.

Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters 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.


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

Posted 03.10.17

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

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

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

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

Interested candidates, please send your confidential CV to: 

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

Posted 03.09.17

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 03.08.17

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 03.07.17

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 03.06.17

Child Abuse Pediatrician in Eastern Pennsylvania

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

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

Posted 03.03.17

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center - New Hyde Park, NY

The Stephen and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York seeks a second full-time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our team. This position offers excellent opportunities for clinical practice, teaching, research, and advocacy. Clinical work includes inpatient and outpatient consultations for suspected abuse and neglect. We also provide the medical services at the Queens Child Advocacy Center, an NCA-fully accredited co-located CAC.

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. Academic appointment at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine is commensurate with credentials and experience.

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.

Just click to apply!

For further consideration, please send cover letter and CV to opr@northwell.edu.


Posted 02.28.17

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.


  • 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


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, 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