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Child Abuse Pediatrician | Charleston, WV

Charleston Area Medical Center and the Department of Pediatrics is seeing a dedicated and compassionate Child Advocacy Physician to join our team in providing comprehensive medical care and advocacy for children who are victims of abuse and neglect. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to child protection, multidisciplinary collaboration, and providing expert medical evaluations and testimony in cases of child maltreatment.


  • Conduct thorough medical evaluations and assessments of children suspected of being victims of abuse or neglect.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team including social workers, law enforcement, legal professionals, and other healthcare providers.
  • Provide expert medical opinions and testimony in legal proceedings as needed.
  • Participate in case reviews, multidisciplinary team meetings, and community outreach programs.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans and follow-up care for affected children.
  • Educate and train medical staff, students, and community partners on recognizing and responding to child abuse and neglect.
  • Advocate for the health, safety, and well-being of children within the healthcare system and the community.


  • MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school.
  • Board certification in Pediatrics; fellowship training in Child Abuse Pediatrics is strongly preferred.
  • Valid medical license to practice in the state of West Virginia.
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in pediatrics, with a focus on child abuse and neglect.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Commitment to maintaining the highest standards of medical care and ethical conduct.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and emotionally challenging situations with compassion and professionalism.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Generous sign-on bonus
  • Fellowship support
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match.
  • Continuing medical education (CME) allowances and professional development opportunities.

About Charleston Area Medical Center:

Charleston Area Medical Center - established in 1972, CAMC is a nonprofit, 1,103-bed regional referral center made up of six hospitals: CAMC General Hospital, CAMC Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, CAMC Memorial Hospital, CAMC Plateau Medical Center, CAMC Teays Valley Hospital and CAMC Women and Children’s Hospital, as well as the CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine and the CAMC Foundation. Nearly 900 physicians have admitting privileges at CAMC, which is also West Virginia's premiere medical teaching facility, hosting, on any given day, more than 800 students in programs leading to degrees or certifications in health professions.

Apply at https://gen-camc-prd.inforcloudsuite.com/hcm/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=M59 or contact Ashley King, CAMC Physician Recruitment at [email protected]

Medical Director ,Child Abuse Pediatrics | Chapel Hill, NC

The section of Child Maltreatment within the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (GPAM) at the University of North Carolina is recruiting an open rank, fixed term, 0.5 FTE to 1.0 FTE faculty member who will serve as the Medical Director for the inpatient and outpatient child maltreatment consultation service. In this role, they will lead the growth of this service, supervise the medical team and direct the resident and medical student child maltreatment education curriculum. Applicants should be BC/BE in Child Abuse pediatrics having fellowship or equivalent post-residency training. 

The Child Maltreatment Section is a diverse team including board certified child abuse pediatricians, nurse practitioners and social workers, and includes a state funded educational program that assures the quality of medical child abuse evaluations across the state. The GPAM division includes a wide range of clinical services, a long history of important research, a central educational role and active advocacy. Current clinical care within the division includes a primary care clinic, diagnostic referral clinic, complex care program, adolescent medicine specialty care, clinics addressing behavioral and mental health, in addition to the child maltreatment clinics and program.

A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities. Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn. One of the best college towns and best places to live in the United States, Chapel Hill has diverse social, cultural, recreation and professional opportunities that span the campus and community.

Applications can be submitted here: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/282365

Posted 6/14/2024

Pediatric Child Abuse Pediatrician | Chapel Hill, NC

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 inpatient and outpatient child maltreatment clinical program and participate in resident and medical student education. Other clinical opportunities would also be incorporated into the faculty position based on the 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. This recruitment is for an Open rank, fixed term, 0.5 to 1.0 FTE Academic appointment that will be offered commensurate with the candidate’s experience. 

The Child Maltreatment Section is a diverse team including board certified child abuse pediatricians, nurse practitioners and social workers, and includes a state funded educational program that assures the quality of medical child abuse evaluations across the state. The GPAM division includes a wide range of clinical services, a long history of important research, a central educational role and active advocacy. Current clinical care within the division includes a primary care clinic, diagnostic referral clinic, complex care program, adolescent medicine specialty care, clinics addressing behavioral and mental health, in addition to the child maltreatment clinics and program.

A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities. Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn. One of the best college towns and best places to live in the United States, Chapel Hill has diverse social, cultural, recreation and professional opportunities that span the campus and community.

Applications can be submitted here: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/282366

 Posted 6/18/2024

Pediatric Child Abuse Pediatrician | San Diego, CA

Note: This posting is for two positions, a faculty child abuse pediatrician and a division chief for child abuse pediatrics.

The University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Department of Pediatrics (http://pediatrics.ucsd.edu), and Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego (RCHSD) (http://www.rchsd.org) are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are seeking academic physicians to join our Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics to provide patient care at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families, located within Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego (RCHSD).


Ranked among the Ten Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report, RCHSD is a 511-bed non-profit pediatric teaching facility that provides exceptional medical and surgical care to a diverse population of one million children and adolescents. The Chadwick Center at RCHSD is one of the largest hospital-based child advocacy and trauma treatment centers in the nation, with a staff of 75 professionals (medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, child development, and education technology). The Chadwick Center provides child abuse medical services for San Diego, Imperial, and southern Riverside counties, a region with over 3 million people.


The Division has a strong commitment to clinical care, teaching, multidisciplinary collaboration, and scholarly pursuits. Division faculty play a major role in the education and teaching of medical students, pediatric residents, and fellows, and in planning for the annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment.


Child abuse pediatricians are responsible for supervising a 24/7 response to acute child and adolescent sexual assault cases and maintaining constant telephone availability to the community for the purpose of triaging and overseeing medical intervention in cases of maltreatment. This role also involves conducting outpatient child abuse and neglect evaluations in a clinic setting, offering medical second opinions for cases related to child abuse, and performing inpatient and outpatient medical consultations at Rady Children’s Hospital. Additionally, the role will also provide clinical oversight for children undergoing evaluations for burns at the Regional Burn Center at UCSD with both inpatient and remote consultations performed.


Candidates must have an MD or equivalent and must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.


Candidates who are board-certified or board-eligible in the sub-specialty of Child Abuse Pediatrics are preferred.  Consideration will also be given to specialists with significant experience in Child Abuse medicine who are not board-certified or board-eligible.

Candidates with additional independent research funding are welcomed.

 Apply to: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03802

 For more information, please contact Shalon Nienow, MD ([email protected])


Posted 6/5/2024

Pediatric Child Abuse Pediatrician | Galveston, Texas


   The Department of Pediatrics at the John Sealy School of Medicine in Galveston, Texas is seeking a BE/BC child abuse pediatrician for the ABC Patient Safety and Protection Team. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of committed individuals who provide a full range of services to children who have been abused or neglected, including foster children. We are seeking leadership for our program but can support the professional development of newly trained or seasoned individuals.  In addition to direct face-to-face services to children evaluated in Galveston County, the CAP provides on-line consultation via the Forensic Assessment Centers Network to a 19-county region in the Southeast Texas. The Child Maltreatment Service provides education to pediatric residents (2-week required rotation), medical students (4-week Child Abuse and Foster Care Elective which is highly subscribed), as well as didactics and community educations and prevention activities. Consultation service is provided to 3 hospitals including the nearby UTMB Hospitals and Shriners Children’s Texas Hospital (burns and orthopedics). There is outstanding support from related pediatric Subspecialty and Radiology.

   The John Sealy School of Medicine is one of five schools (School of Medicine, School of Health Professions, School of Nursing, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and School of Public and Population Health) which comprise the University of Texas Medical Branch. The campus occupies over 100 acres on historic Galveston Island. We are one of three medical schools which are members of the Texas Medical Center. The University currently employs approximately 13,000 faculty, staff and students and is committed to achieving excellence in each of its educational, research, clinical care, and community outreach missions. We are also one of the top twenty employers in the Houston- Galveston metropolitan area.

   This opportunity is ideal for a Board-eligible or Board-certified Child Abuse Pediatrician who is eager to work with committed health professionals, legal experts, Law enforcement agents, CPS workers and Advocacy Center specialists.

   Additional information about the program and the department is available at www.utmb.edu/pedi.  Interested individuals should contact Patricia Beach MD, Director of the ABC Child Safety and Protection Team. ([email protected], 409 747-9370.) 

   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 6/3/2024

Pediatric Child Abuse Pediatrician | South Carolina

The Department of Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is seeking a Pediatric Child Abuse Pediatrician at the Associate Professor or Professor level to serve as the Division Chief to the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics. Currently the Division includes one faculty member, one fellow, seven advanced practice providers and many other support staff and PSANEs.

The MUSC Child Abuse program is recognized throughout the community for its expertise. It provides consultation for clinics at MUSC Health in downtown Charleston as well as MUSC Health outreach clinics, the Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center and the Dorchester Children’s Center.

  • Candidates must be board eligible or certified.
  • Candidates must have or be eligible for a South Carolina Medical License.

Responsibilities will include patient care, teaching, research work, administration, institutional service, and professional development. Physician duties include the supervision of the clinical nurse specialists in addition to coordinating care with a multi-disciplinary team. MUSC serves as a regional center with a full complement of pediatric sub-specialists.

MUSC is the premier medical center and academic teaching hospital in South Carolina and the only quaternary referral center for children in the state. We are located in Charleston, a beautiful and historic but cosmopolitan city on the Atlantic Coast. MUSC and the Department of Pediatrics both have an impressive record of recent growth. The MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital opened in 2020. This 250-bed state-of-the-art building has transformed how care is delivered to children in South Carolina.

The city of Charleston has been ranked the best city in America by multiple publications and travel sites. The Charleston community is family-friendly with excellent neighborhoods and schools, access to numerous cultural and outdoor activities, and easy transportation.

For more Information please see:


Posted 5/28/2024

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Birmingham, AL

CAP Faculty Position Recruitment

Posting summary:

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Pediatrics is seeking to hire a physician for the Child Abuse Pediatrics Division (CAP). This is a newly approved clinical faculty position providing direct patient care, as well as responsibility for teaching. Additionally there are opportunities for clinical research based on the interest of the faculty member. The full-time academic position is open to a physician who is trained in child abuse or in general pediatrics with a strong interest in child abuse.

The Department of Pediatrics has a strong record of academic achievement and provides education to pediatric residents, medical students, and numerous subspecialty fellows via electives, lectures, and other clinical experience. The UAB Child Abuse Pediatrics Division has an active clinical & academic program providing medical consultative services for more than half of the state. The division provides inpatient and outpatient consultations at the Children’s of Alabama, a private, non-profit children’s hospital (332 beds) which is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is the only free-standing children’s hospital in the state with a complete complement of subspecialty services. The new faculty member will join an established team consisting of the following: 1 full-time MD, 1 full-time NP, 2 part-time MDs, and 1 part-time NP. In addition, there is a large full service pediatric SANE program providing 24/7/365 service for pediatric assault victims in the ED. Outpatient consultations are seen in the CHIPS Center (Children’s Hospital Intervention & Prevention Services) immediately adjacent to the hospital. The CHIPS Center is part of the CAP Division and includes 2 social work case managers, a PSANE RN, and several counselors providing counseling and community child abuse preventative services in addition to the medical services. The CHIPS Center is the primary medical resource for 18 of the 35 child advocacy centers in Alabama. 

Birmingham is a thriving metropolitan city with a population over 1 million with award winning restaurants, arts scenes, charming neighborhoods, and many outdoor parks and entertainment spaces. Birmingham is well located in the Southeast with easy access to lakes, mountains, and gulf beaches. 

The ideal candidate will qualify for an appointment at the assistant or associate professor level within UAB and will be a MD, DO, or MD/PhD who is licensed or eligible for licensure in Alabama. UAB offers competitive salaries along with comprehensive benefits package. Rank, salary and tenure status will be commensurate with the experience of the candidate and will consist of a guaranteed salary as well as a generous incentive plan linked to productivity.

For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact:

Michael A. Taylor, MD   ([email protected])

Link to UAB website: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/10150

Posted 5/28/2024

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Wilmington, DE 

The Division of General Academic Pediatrics provides exceptional healthcare to Delaware Valley children, supports medical student, resident and fellow education within the Jefferson Health System and Nemours Children’s, achieves national recognition in pediatrics, and contributes to regional community health through outreach and collaboration.

This role involves serving as an attending physician for the Nemours CARE Program, a multidisciplinary assessment program for suspected child maltreatment victims in inpatient, outpatient and emergency department settings. Responsibilities include subspecialty consultations for suspected maltreatment victims in both settings, offering unique opportunities to collaborate with professionals in child welfare, law enforcement, criminal justice and social work.

The team consists of 2 child abuse pediatricians, 1 nurse practitioner, 1 social worker and 1 medical assistant. Physicians are expected to obtain academic rank at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and participate in teaching, mentorship, academic scholarship, education, clinical research, advocacy and quality improvement.

Successful applicants will be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics and eligible for an unrestricted Delaware medical license. Interested candidates should send their CV to [email protected], Physician Recruiter.

Nemours Children’s is a leading pediatric health care system committed to providing children with the best chance to grow up healthy. We care for more than 300,000 children annually in our hospitals, clinics and health centers in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is a 194-bed tertiary children’s hospital providing innovative care to children in the Delaware Valley and beyond. Located in suburban Wilmington, Delaware, the area offers an affordable lifestyle convenient to major East Coast locations, including easy drives to the Delaware and New Jersey beaches, Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore and Washington DC. Our physicians are faculty at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, and we work closely with a large pediatric residency program that includes medicine-pediatric, pediatric-rehabilitative medicine and pediatric-neurology residents, along with Sidney Kimmel Medical College students.

Posted 5.10.2024

Child Abuse Pediatrics Attending Physician/Faculty Opportunity | Chicago, IL 

We are excited to announce an open position within the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics at Lurie Children’s Hospital. Interested candidates can contact Norell Rosado, MD, Division Head, at [email protected] to learn more about the position. Please see below for further details.

The Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time non-tenure-eligible Clinician-Educator at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor for the role of Attending Physician in the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics. Responsibilities include excellence in delivery of care, research, education, and advocacy. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Qualified candidates will possess outstanding clinical and teaching skills. Candidates for the position will be board-certified or board-eligible in child abuse pediatrics. Salary is commensurate with rank and experience. The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.

The Protective Services Team includes four child abuse pediatricians, one pediatrician with expertise in child abuse pediatrics, three child abuse pediatrics fellows, a research director, research coordinators/associates, administrative staff members, and a group of experienced social workers who provide on-site consultation 24/7. The team evaluates approximately 500 children per year in the inpatient and outpatient settings. In addition, the team physicians have the opportunity to participate in a unique outpatient clinic, the Forensic Assessment for Immigration Relief (FAIR) Clinic. The FAIR Clinic conducts medical and mental health evaluations of children seeking asylum in the United States.

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (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 care to more young people than any other Chicago-area hospital or medical center.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, CV and three letters of recommendation to Norell Rosado, MD, Head, Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics, at [email protected].

Posted 5.10.24

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Richmond, VA

The Division of General Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) at Virginia Commonwealth University is seeking a full-time Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our Child Protection Team (CPT). The CPT at CHoR at VCU participates in inpatient and outpatient clinical care, teaching medical students, residents, and statewide community partners, collaborating with multidisciplinary teams in Central Virginia, providing leadership on committees and legislative advocacy at a state government level, and pursuing scholarly research with multiple departments at the University including surgery and radiology. The CPT is part of a nationally accredited CAC with Greater Richmond Stop Child Abuse Now which is located a few miles from CHoR and serves multiple jurisdictions in Central Virginia.

The CPT was founded in 1992 and is comprised of a child abuse pediatrician and three pediatric nurse practitioners. All pediatric interns participate in a four-week rotation with the team and fourth-year medical students participate in a one-month elective with the team. The team provides care for 900 children per year between inpatient and outpatient consults and external reviews.

The CPT provides coverage to the CHoR pediatric emergency department 24/7 for acute sexual assaults to perform evidence recovery in person and provides telephone consultation and evaluation recommendations for suspected abuse cases in our emergency department and community healthcare settings. Our inpatient consult population includes the emergency department, the pediatric intensive care unit, newborn nursery, and Evans-Haynes Burn Unit. Our outpatient clinic includes acute evaluations, follow up exams, and foster care placement evaluations.

Other responsibilities for this position include research/quality improvement activities, provision of expert testimony in criminal & civil cases, and the coordination of ongoing statewide educational programs for professionals on the recognition and evaluation of child abuse in the clinical and nonclinical setting.

Successful candidates must be Board Certified/Eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics. 

Interested candidates should apply online at https://vcu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/3830?c=vcu.

Inquiries may be directed to:

Erin Flexon

Faculty Employment Coordinator

[email protected]


Posted 5/7/2024

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Lebanon, NH

The Department of Pediatrics at Dartmouth Health Children’s and The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth seeks faculty to join the Ken & Vickie French Child Advocacy and Protection Program (CAPP). While a board-certified child abuse pediatrician would be ideal, we welcome general pediatricians or pediatric specialists with experience or strong interest in caring for children and adolescents at risk of abuse or neglect. The opportunity may involve assuming directorship of the program after a period of transition that will be acceptable to the candidate, should the successful candidate so desire.

Dartmouth Health Children’s is the pediatric service of Dartmouth Health, an integrated academic healthcare delivery system for northern New England anchored by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, New Hampshire. We provide an extended system of care with primary, specialty, and advanced tertiary pediatric services, including an inpatient pediatric unit with PICU, level II Pediatric Trauma Center, and level III NICU at our flagship Children’s Hospital at DHMC (CHaD).  We also operate a comprehensive ambulatory specialty center at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinic in Manchester, the largest city in the state of NH, and 10 pediatric primary care medical homes across the region. Dartmouth Health Children’s is committed to addressing systemic racism and other forms of oppression to assure that all children and adolescents can live their healthiest, happiest lives.

For a complete job description or to apply, please visit, https://careers.dhproviders.org/child-abuse-pediatrician-0

To confidentially learn details, please contact:

Michael Gartman
Physician Recruiter
[email protected]

Cover letter and CV should be addressed to: 

Resmiye Oral, MD

Section Chief, Child Advocacy and Protection Program

Dartmouth Health Children's 

Required Licensure/Certifications

  • Current or eligible for ABMS Board Certification by American Academy of Pediatrics (to be obtained within 5 years) in General Pediatrics
  • Must obtain and maintain a medical license in the state of New Hampshire

Dartmouth Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted 5/7/2024

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Western Massachusetts

Baystate Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in western Massachusetts which consists of an academic medical center, three community hospitals and the region’s largest multispecialty group.  Our flagship hospital, Baystate Medical Center, is home to the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School-Baystate.  We are seeking a Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our physician team at Baystate Children’s Hospital. 


  • Baystate Family Advocacy Center (BFAC) is a nationally accredited Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) serving children and families in our region.  BFAC is a proud member of the National Children’s Alliance, the Massachusetts Children’s Alliance, and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN).
  • Join our multidisciplinary team including physicians, social workers, psychiatrists & therapists, specialty child abuse nurses, and support staff in Massachusetts’ only hospital-based Child Advocacy Center.
  • Collaborate with our local Child Abuse Prevention Alliance of Hampden County (CAPA), which includes local law enforcement officers, district attorney, child protective services and victim advocates.
  • Facilitate inpatient and ED consults.
  • Guide the development of the next generation of physicians; teaching resident, and medical students with a faculty appointment at UMMS Chan - Baystate.
  • Time and opportunity to pursue research and other scholarly activities and develop new, value-added services in our general pediatric and pediatric sub-specialty practices.
  • Opportunity to serve as Co-Medical Director. 
  • Qualifications:  ABMS fellowship board certification in child abuse is strongly preferred, but non-fellowship trained pediatricians with strong backgrounds in child abuse work are encouraged to apply. 


  • Compensation plan includes base salary and opportunity to earn incentive bonuses
  • Robust relocation package
  • Flexibility- opportunities to flex your FTE to fit your life
  • Immediate access to paid time off
  • Lucrative 403b match and 457b plan
  • Professional development and mentorship
  • Wellbeing programs that include mental, physical, and financial health and more
  • Baystate Health is a not-for-profit organization and eligible for the US Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. *There are multiple state and federal programs that provide loan forgiveness. It is the responsibility of the candidate to contact the program directly and to make their decision based on what they are trying to accomplish with loan forgiveness.

To learn more about our health system and living in western Massachusetts, please visit our website at www.choosebaystatehealth.org. Interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers.

For more information please contact:

Melissa Hale, Physician Recruiter at Baystate Health

Phone:  413-794-2624    Email:  [email protected]

Posted 5/6/2024

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Brooklyn, NY

Director of Child Abuse Pediatrics

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County - Brooklyn, NY


The Department of Pediatrics at NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County is seeking a dynamic, BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to serve as the inaugural Director of a new Child Abuse Pediatrics program. This is an exciting opportunity to build and shape a comprehensive clinical and academic child protection program at the largest public hospital system in the nation.


About the Position:

  • Develop and oversee a new Child Abuse Pediatrics program, including an outpatient clinic, and a small number of inpatient consultations
  • Work collaboratively with an experienced multidisciplinary team including a dedicated full-time social worker and intake coordinator
  • 50% protected time for teaching, research, quality improvement, advocacy and other scholarly pursuits
  • Serve on the NYC Health + Hospitals system-wide Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Council to develop initiatives, policies and education on child abuse across the 11-hospital system. Other team members include: Drs. Jenn Clarke, Lori Legano, Vince Palusci, Peggy McHugh, Olga Jimenez, Shrayash Khare, and Aaron Miller
  • Provide education and training to medical students, residents, hospital staff and community partners
  • Academic appointment at SUNY Downstate Medical Center available commensurate with experience
  • Report directly to the Chair of Pediatrics with mentorship and growth opportunities
  • On call responsibilities: Work-life balance is essential. The Director will be available for phone advice for those cases in which ED team has questions; do not need to be called for every case, and never required to come in on evenings or weekends to do consults.


About the Hospital:

  • Kings County Hospital is one of the oldest public hospitals in the country, founded in 1831. Notable trainees include Dr. Susan Dimock (1871) who later founded the New England Hospital for Women and Children in Boston; and Dr. Walter Reed.
  • Operates a renowned Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center serving 2.6 million children in Brooklyn and Staten Island. There is no pediatric neurosurgeon, so infants with ICH get transferred to Bellevue Hospital.
  • Primary teaching site for SUNY Downstate Medical Center and St. George's University School of Medicine
  • NYC Health + Hospitals' mission is to provide high-quality, comprehensive care to all New Yorkers regardless of ability to pay
  • Strong commitment to social and racial equity with ICARE values (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)


Candidate Requirements: 

  • MD/DO with active NY state medical license
  • Board certified/board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Demonstrated commitment to clinical excellence, teaching, research and advocacy
  • Outstanding communication and collaboration skills


Brooklyn is a vibrant, diverse borough with a rich cultural scene, ample green space, and easy access to Manhattan. Competitive compensation and generous benefits offered.


NYC Health + Hospitals is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Contact Aaron Miller at [email protected] for more information.

Posted 4.29.2024

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Nashville, TN

The Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Center for Child Protection & Well-Being at Vanderbilt. The Department is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates will have the opportunity to join a dynamic child abuse pediatrics team consisting of two child abuse pediatricians, nurse practitioners, program coordinator, and a dedicated social worker. Our team’s clinical activities include evaluations of suspected victims of child maltreatment in the inpatient and outpatient settings. We also partner with a community organization staffed by forensic nurse practitioners in the evaluation of suspected child sexual abuse. Participation in hospital and community-based multidisciplinary teams as well as provision of education to learners are key roles of all team members. Opportunities to engage in research, quality improvement, or medical education are also available and highly encouraged.

The Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is our 343-bed children’s hospital and supports the Department’s pillars of patient care, education, and discovery. The catchment area for Children’s includes middle Tennessee, southern Kentucky, and northern Alabama. We are the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in the region. Our program is also the only one of its kind in this region.

Vanderbilt University is in Nashville, TN, a diverse capital city marked by its unique blend of big city flair and small-town charm. Nashville has been named one of the 15 best U.S. cities for work and family as well as America’s friendliest city three years in a row. Nationally recognized restaurants, unique and historical neighborhoods, and a wide array of cultural experiences including a vibrant music and entertainment scene make Nashville a wonderful place to call home.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter along with a CV to:


Karen Lakin, MD
Section Head, Child Maltreatment
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
[email protected]

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential. 

Posted 4.26.24

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Worcester, MA

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School and the UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center is seeking a second, full-time Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our Child Protection Program. The service includes an experienced team of dedicated providers, including: a Child Abuse Pediatrician, nurse practitioners, social workers, and an administrative assistant.  We provide medical care for the regional CAC, have an active inpatient consultation service and outpatient clinic, support community medical providers, educate medical students and residents, and work closely with community multidisciplinary professionals. The position includes opportunities for teaching, research and collaboration with community partners which can be shaped around candidate interest and career path. Call responsibilities and clinical conferences are shared with a collaborative network of child abuse pediatricians in central and eastern MA. 

The UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center (CMC) is in Worcester, MA and serves a diverse community population.  The CMC is embedded within a large, tertiary care academic center and is central Massachusetts’ primary provider of general and specialty pediatric services.  The CMC houses the region’s only Pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center, a designated Pediatric Emergency Department, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, pediatric inpatient service and sedation service, Level III NICU, and over 20 pediatric specialty services with a focus on high quality care, education, and academic excellence.  Over the past year, the CMC admitted over 4,000 children to the inpatient and critical care units, cared for more than 30,000 children in the Pediatric Emergency Department, and recorded more than 50,000 patient visits in the outpatient clinics.

Worcester and the surrounding region have a strong and diverse economic base with family oriented communities offering excellent school systems.  As the second largest city in New England, Worcester offers an array of experiences for diverse interests.  The city is growing rapidly with a great food scene, world-class theater and museums, a minor league baseball team, and also offers an array of nearby outdoor activities.  It is under an hour from Boston, Providence, and Hartford, and is home to 8 colleges and universities. 

Candidates should be Board Certified in Pediatrics and Board Certified or Board-Eligible in CAP, possess strong clinical expertise and outstanding teaching skills and have a commitment to collaborative practice and child advocacy.

Why UMass:

  • Centrally located in Massachusetts, UMass is the premier health care system in the region, noted for our academic excellence and leading cutting-edge research.
  • Many of our physicians are both clinicians of UMass Memorial Health and faculty of UMass Chan Medical School. As such, we serve as the bridge between both institutions, working collaboratively as physicians and researchers from different specialties and areas of expertise.
  • All of us are continuously learning, therefore we prioritize physician professional development to invest in the growth of our doctors. 
  • As a Lean organization, UMass Memorial Health is committed to constant innovation.
  • Each one of us contributes to shaping a culture that promotes kindness, respect, tolerance, partnerships and inclusivity.

How to apply:  

Should you have any questions regarding the position or any complications submitting an application with us, please feel free to reach out to Lauren Anastasia, Physician Recruiter via email at [email protected].

Posted 4.25.24

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Newark, NJ


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 third full-time BC/BE child abuse pediatrician to join our team of two CAPs, a medical coordinator and one RN. 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. We also work well with the other child abuse programs in the state. 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 [email protected] or call 973-753-1180

Posted 4.25.24

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Knoxville, TN

East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville, TN  is seeking a Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our team as part of our succession planning.    East Tennessee Children’s Hospital (ETCH), a comprehensive medical center with more than 100 pediatric sub-specialists, serves patients throughout the East Tennessee region.

This position works within a multidisciplinary team of physicians, hospital social workers, child protective services and law enforcement agencies to gather information and represent patient medical concerns.  The physician will provide inpatient and ambulatory clinical care in a subspecialty area within the evaluation and management of infants, children and adolescents for suspected child abuse and neglect.

The ideal candidate will be board-certified or board-eligible, fellowship trained in Child Abuse Pediatrics and hold a valid TN medical license. 

 At East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, care is at the CORE of who we are.  We are comprised of team members who live out our core values of Compassion, Ownership, Respect and Excellence. We support each other by fostering a culture of team engagement that creates moments that matter – every interaction, every time.

This position includes a highly competitive salary and robust benefit package, along with productivity and quality-based incentives.  

East Tennessee offers a blend of small-town southern charm and big-city opportunity. We are known for our hospitality, affordability, and convenience. Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Knoxville sits on the banks of the Tennessee River and offers outdoor enthusiasts a wealth of possibilities. There are over 50 miles of multi-use trails in the Knoxville Urban Wilderness and an expanding array of local breweries and restaurants, many of which can be reached by Knoxville’s growing greenways. Knoxville is experiencing steady growth, but still maintains a small town feel where no one meets a stranger!  This area offers great educational opportunities and is a wonderful place to raise a family and continue your medical career.

Please contact Linda Cox-Collier, [email protected] or 865-541-8532, to learn more about this unique opportunity.

Posted 4.18.2024

Child Abuse Pediatrician | San Antonio, TX

The Division of Child Abuse, Department of Pediatrics, Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio is recruiting for an academic faculty position as Assistant or Associate Professor/Clinical to fill a full-time position. Academic rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. We are seeking recent graduates and/or experienced physicians who are BC/BE in Child Abuse Pediatrics to work alongside our multidisciplinary team of three child abuse pediatricians and a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. The selected candidate will be responsible for evaluating children and adolescents who are suspected victims of abuse and /or neglect including inpatient and outpatient assessments, as well as providing case consultations and court testimony, teaching fellows, residents and medical students, and collaborating with community agencies and investigators.

 The Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics at UT Health San Antonio is at the forefront of education, research and advocacy in the emerging field of Child Maltreatment and our faculty have served as leaders of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Child Abuse and Neglect, the American Board of Pediatrics, and the Texas Pediatric Society (AAP Texas state chapter). We serve a culturally and demographically diverse patient population, evaluating over 3,000 children each year for suspected abuse and neglect. As a member of our team, you will join our faculty in evaluating patients at three large children’s hospitals, in our outpatient clinic (the CHRISTUS Children’s Center for Miracles) and through an innovative statewide online consultation program.

 As the largest health center and research university in South Texas, UT Health San Antonio is composed of five professional schools—all dedicated to the University’s missions of education, clinical care, research, and community service. The position offers a competitive salary with supplemental loan repayment for eligible applicants, a comprehensive benefits package, and a generous retirement plan.

 San Antonio is one of the fastest growing, most affordable cities and the seventh largest in the U.S.  The city boasts the picturesque River Walk, numerous historic sites including the iconic Alamo, major theme parks, and a diverse dining scene. Nearby outdoor attractions include the Texas Hill Country and Gulf Coast beaches.

 Please visit the UT Health candidate portal https://uthscsa.referrals.selectminds.com/faculty to apply for position # 23002018

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

Posted 4.15.2024

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Pittsburgh, PA

A Child’s Place PA, a fully accredited Child Advocacy Center located in Pittsburgh with four fully accredited satellite locations in Western PA, is looking for an experienced and caring pediatrician (BE/BC in Child Abuse Pediatrics or Pediatrician with experience in Child Abuse) to join two other pediatricians and three nurse practitioners to provide medical evaluations and consultations for the eight county area it serves.

This is a wonderful opportunity to serve children while limiting hours and call.

For additional information contact:
Mary Carrasco, MD, MPH
Director, A Child's Place PA
[email protected]

Posted 4.12.2024

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Akron OH

We are seeking a full-time Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our Children at Risk Evaluation (CARE) Center. The candidate should be a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician, or a BC General Pediatrician with experience in child abuse and neglect.

The CARE Center evaluates and initiates treatment for children of suspected physical or sexual abuse and neglect. We have a team of doctors, nurses, and social workers (dedicated to the Center) who evaluate children and teens referred by private physicians, law enforcement agencies, child protection agencies and other community agencies. Our team also provides consultation services for suspected child maltreatment cases admitted to our inpatient units. We are an accredited Child Advocacy Center (CAC) through the National Children’s Alliance.

This position is a 501(c)(3) site which qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness through the Federal government.

This opportunity offers:

  • Attractive guaranteed base salary
  • Starting Bonus paid upon receiving medical staff privileges
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Occurrence based malpractice
  • Relocation assistance 
  • Student loan repayment strategies with The Fiducius Team


Hospital Overview

Akron Children's has been caring for children since 1890. With two hospital campuses, 6 regional health centers and 50+ primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we’re making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. We also partner with other health systems to bring our neonatal and pediatric expertise to patients in their community hospitals.

Ranked among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by Newsweek in 2022 and 2023, Akron Children's Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast OhioWith more than a million patient visits a year, we’ve been leading the way to healthier futures for children through quality patient care, education, advocacy, community service and medical discovery for more than 130 years! Through a combination of revolutionary treatments and extraordinary patient experiences, our care does more than heal. It brings the entire family together for emotional support and understanding across multiple locations to reach patients and families in the communities they live. 


The resources available to our physicians, the cutting-edge technology, the collaboration from all departments and the cohesive nature in which we work allow us to live our mission and truly treat every child as we would our own. 


Visit www.akronchildrens.org to learn more or apply online or contact Shawna Roach at [email protected] for more details.

Posted 4.12.2024

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Madison, WI

The Division of Child Protection within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is recruiting a pediatrician with an interest and expertise in child abuse pediatrics. This position provides clinical services for victims of suspected child maltreatment and has the potential to develop into leadership opportunities.

The Department of Pediatrics is a vibrant academic department comprising more than 200 faculty members in 16 subspecialty divisions. The department promotes and enhances the health of children through outstanding clinical care, exemplary education of pediatric trainees, performance of cutting-edge research, and vigorous advocacy. Our faculty enjoy a robust infrastructure of services as well as the opportunity to contribute to our world-class research portfolio — since 2015, the department has ranked among the Top 20 pediatrics departments receiving NIH funding.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Participate in administrative and committee work to support the clinical and scholarly missions of UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members.
  • Provide inpatient consultations and outpatient care at the American Family Children's Hospital and other UW Health approved locations.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with child protective services, law enforcement, and other community partners will also be expected.
  • Carry out independent research/scholarly activity in an area of interest to the candidate and the division (optional for the Clinical Track).
  • Teach a variety of learners, including medical students, residents, and fellows.



  • A robust compensation and benefits package
  • Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Relocation and Sign-On Bonuses
  • Generous PTO Benefits


Position Qualifications:

  • MD, DO, or equivalent is required.
  • BC/BE in Child Abuse Pediatrics is preferred.
  • Completion of an accredited pediatric residency program is required.
  • Completion of an accredited fellowship training program in child abuse pediatrics is preferred.
  • Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin medical license.
  • Must be eligible for enrollment as a billing provider and for all necessary hospital privileges.


To apply for this position: Child Abuse Pediatrician Opportunity

  • Please click on the "Apply Now" button after accessing the following link:
  • You will be asked to upload the following: current CV and a cover letter.


For additional information, contact:
Leigh Fredericks
Faculty Recruiter
[email protected]

Posted 4/10/2024

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Oakland, CA


  • Providing subspecialty consultation for cases of suspected child maltreatment
  • Availability for TCS and to support outpatient, inpatient and ED providers across the region
  • Improving outcomes for our pediatric members and increasing the quality of care for patients being evaluated for suspected child maltreatment
  • Teleconsultation and ability to travel as the position grows


  • Collaboration with physician child abuse champions and their teams at each medical center and acting as a partner with medical center workflow
  • Association with certain county agencies
  • Externally referring evidentiary child sexual abuse exams
  • Availability for on-call consultation (phone, in-person) outside of regular clinic hours to be shared with CASP physician team



  • Work-life balance focused practice, including flexible schedules and unmatched practice support
  • We can focus on providing excellent patient care without managing overhead and billing. No RVUs!
  • We demonstrate our commitment to a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity by hiring physicians who reflect and celebrate the diversity of people and cultures. We practice in an environment with patients at the center and deliver culturally responsive and compassionate care to our member populations.
  • Multi-specialty collaboration with a mission-driven integrated health care delivery model.
  • An outstanding electronic medical record system that allows flexibility in patient management
  • We have a very rich and comprehensive Physician Health & Wellness Program.
  • We are Physician-led and develop our own leaders.
  • Professional development opportunities in teaching, research, mentorship, physician leadership, and community service.



  • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including comprehensive vision, medical, and dental
  • Interest Free Home Loan Program up to $250,000 (approval required)
  • Relocation Assistance up to $10,000 (approval required)
  • PSLF Eligible Employer
  • Malpractice and Tail Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Optional Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Paid holidays, sick leave, and education leave
  • Shareholder track
  • Three retirement plans, including a pension plan and 401(k)


Full-time annual salary range is $250,080 to $257,640 plus additional potential incentives up to $25,900*. Reduced schedules with pro-rated compensation may be available. *Some incentive opportunities are estimates based on potential premium pay.


To learn more about these opportunities and to apply, please visit: https://northerncalifornia.permanente.org/.


If you are interested, please contact: Judy Padilla, Regional Recruiter, Physician Recruitment Services, at: [email protected] or 510-625-5915. We are an EOE/AA/M/F/D/V Employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Connect With Us:

Facebook: @TPMGPhysicianCareers
LinkedIn: /company/the-permanente-medical-group/
Twitter: @TPMGDocCareers
Instagram: @TPMGPhysicianCareers

Posted 4.2.24

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Phoenix, AZ

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

The Child Protection Team at Phoenix Children’s 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. 

Physicians work with a team to provide services at Phoenix Children’s as well as three advocacy sites – Childhelp Children’s Advocacy Center of Arizona, Mesa Family Advocacy Center, and Southwest Family Advocacy Center in Goodyear.

  • Team consists of one board certified CAP, one board eligible CAP, one full time pediatrician, four nurse practitioners, two forensic nurses, three dedicated forensic interviews plus excellent support staff
  • Provide consults for hospitalized patients, ED patients, and advocacy center patients
  • Call coverage 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.

About Phoenix Children’s

Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties.

Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.

Interested applicants, please send CV to:

Raye Jean Becker, Sr. Physician Talent Acquisition Partner
Phoenix Children’s, 1919 E. Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 933-1101   [email protected]

Posted 4.2.24

Child Abuse Physician | Ohio

Opportunity in Ohio for IP/OP mix. The position is ongoing for 1 week per month, fulltime. Licensing assistance available.

Interested candidates contact:

Lisa McNulty
Senior Consultant, Pediatric Subspecialties Division
Weatherby Healthcare
Work: 954-837-2384 (textable and also a fax)
Mobile: 954-328-8255

Posted 03.27.24

APP | Albemarle, NC

Atrium Health Levine Children’s is seeking a full-time APP to join the Division of Academic General Pediatrics, part of Children’s Services which includes Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH).  Ranked as one of the top Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report in eight specialties for 2022-2023, LCH is the most comprehensive children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington, DC.  This APP will provide care in Albemarle, NC with our Child Protection Team at the Butterfly House Children’s Advocacy Center, a facility of Atrium Health Stanly. 

  • Child Protection Team: 3 full-time and 1 part-time Child Abuse pediatricians and 3 advanced practitioners. The program provides ambulatory services at 4 regional Child Advocacy Centers and inpatient consult services at LCH.

Position Details:

  • Office Hours:  Monday – Friday
  • Outpatient
  • Average Daily Patient Volume:  2-4 per day

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of Child Protection experience required; eligible for North Carolina Licensure also required.
  • Two or more years of experience in general academic pediatrics in an ambulatory setting preferred.

If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health, the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.  When you join Atrium Health, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.

If interested in this opportunity, please contact:
Laneisha Faggart
[email protected]

Posted 03.26.24

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician | Pittsburgh, PA

The Division of Child Advocacy at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Child Advocacy team. The candidate will join eight other faculty members in a highly respected Division of Child Advocacy. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

This position is in a National Children’s Alliance (NCA) accredited hospital-based child advocacy center which serves a 23-county region of Western Pennsylvania, as well as several counties in Eastern Ohio and West Virginia. The medical staff evaluate children with suspected physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect in inpatient and outpatient settings. There are numerous opportunities for teaching an array of learners, including trainees, medical staff, and community partners. In 2023, the medical team evaluated more than 300 inpatients, the forensic interviewing team performed over 400 forensic interviews, and the outpatient clinic (which provides primary care to children in the foster care system, follow-up care to inpatients, and outpatient evaluations for abuse and neglect) evaluated more than 1200 children. Opportunities abound for research, continued development of clinical services, academic pursuits, and advancement of professional growth.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is a 315-bed, free-standing children’s hospital located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh has a rich cultural heritage, diverse neighborhoods, superb public transportation, and multiple institutions of higher learning. UPMC Children’s Hospital cares for over 80% of all hospitalized children in a large catchment area which includes Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, Northern West Virginia, and Southwestern New York.  Overlooking the Allegheny River and much of the metropolitan area, the hospital is minutes away from the downtown cultural district, home stadiums for three major sports teams, an internationally recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher education.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity. The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh are equal opportunity employers. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/veterans are encouraged to apply. 

Interested candidates should forward their CV to:
Melanie Claypoole
Administrative Supervisor, Division of Child Advocacy
[email protected]

Posted 03.25.24

Children’s Advocacy Center Pediatrician | San Jose, CA

County of Santa Clara Health System (CSCHS), a large public healthcare system in Silicon Valley, is seeking a full-time BE/BC pediatrician, with fellowship training in child abuse pediatrics, with an interest in advocacy for vulnerable children and youth to join the staff of the new Medical Clinic at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Santa Clara County. 

About the Position:
The responsibilities of the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) Pediatrician include clinical, administrative, and systems’ development roles.

A. Clinical Responsibilities:

  1. Forensic evaluations for child sexual abuse, child physical abuse and neglect at the Medical Clinic at the Children’s Advocacy Center and at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC). Clinical hours and call schedule to be determined.
  2. Consultation in child physical abuse and neglect, when requested by the Department of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS/CPS), Law Enforcement, the District Attorney’s Office, and clinical providers within SCVHHS, inpatient and outpatient, and affiliated external clinics.
  3. Collaboration with the Pediatric Diagnostic Center, which will open doors in 2022, co-located with the CAC. The candidate will have potential opportunities to participate in developmental assessments in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams.           
  4. Supervision of CAC advanced practice providers (physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners).

B. Administrative Responsibilities: 

  1. Provide ongoing education and develop educational materials for staff pediatricians, residents, and physicians regarding signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect.
  2. Provide annual training for the pediatric and emergency departments regarding mandatory reporting requirements and recognition of signs and symptoms of child abuse.
  3. Support SCVMC’s Child Abuse Prevention Committee, an internal to SCVMC cross-disciplinary team that evaluates quality of abuse evaluations across SCVHHS, and supports educational efforts
  4. Collaborate with our county and community partners to develop a centralized trauma-informed resource for children who have survived child abuse and neglect. These partners include Behavioral Health, Dept. of Family & Children Services (DFCS), Kinship and Foster Parent Association (KAFTA), Juvenile Court, Probation, District Attorney’s Office, County Superintendent of Schools, and Santa Clara County First 5.
  5.  Represent SCVMC on county-wide organizations who advocate for children’s health and safety.

Compensation and Benefits:
We offer competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefits package (including 54 days of leave per year) and paid malpractice with tail-coverage. CSCHS is an Equal Opportunity employer.

If you are interested, please submit your CV and cover letter to [email protected].  

To learn more about this position, please visit: https://scvmc.scvh.org/careers/physician-recruitment-services/current-openings

Child Abuse Physician or Advanced Practitioner | Eugene, OR

Are you a compassionate and dedicated medical professional with a passion for keeping children safe? Do you seek a fulfilling position within a dynamic team? Kids FIRS, a nonprofit Children’s Advocacy Center in beautiful Eugene, Oregon seeks a licensed physician or advanced practitioner trained in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of child abuse, to perform medical evaluations of suspected child abuse victims.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

  1. Perform sensitive and thorough medical examinations of children for whom there are concerns of child abuse and/or neglect, including colposcopy and team participation during child interviews.
  2. Gather comprehensive social and medical history from parent and/or patients and review other relevant case information.
  3. Collaborate on a Multidisciplinary Team (MDT), comprised of representatives from Law Enforcement, the District Attorney’s office, Department of Human Services, and other community agencies who work to collaboratively manage and prevent cases of child maltreatment
  4. Testify in court, as necessary
  5. Complete all required documentation and reports in a timely manner, ensuring the product is well-organized and professionally written
  6. Review medical records and/or provide medical consultation as requested by community partners (often related to Karly’s Law)
  7. Maintain professionalism and expertise in child abuse issues, general pediatric issues, and medical evaluation standards by receiving related continuing education and staying abreast of current research
  8. Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation. Foster positive relationships with community partners and team members, promoting a collaborative approach to child welfare
  9. Provide after-hours on-call phone consultation on a rotating schedule.
  10. Track and report on program related activities as required by the CAC and it’s funders

Essential Requirements:

  1. Licensed to practice medicine in Oregon, with pediatric or family medicine experience.
  2. Preferably trained in pediatric exams and forensic evidence collection.
  3. Familiarity with HIPAA standards and ethical patient care guidelines.
  4. Excellent communication skills, capable of working with diverse populations.
  5. Competency in trauma-informed care


Salary range is competitive and DOE. Excellent benefits package offered, including 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision for employee and family, EAP program, 3% retirement match, employer-paid mental health HRA, FireMed membership, paid holidays and paid time off. 

To Apply: If you're ready to make a difference in the lives of children and families, contact Sarah Stewart, Executive Director, at [email protected]

Don't miss this opportunity to join Kids FIRST, named one of Oregon’s Best 100 Nonprofits to work for three years running. Signing bonus/relocation support provided for experienced CAC providers!

Posted 03.19.24

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Austin, TX

The Child Abuse Resource and Education (CARE) Program at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, affiliated with the University of Texas at Austin’s Dell Medical School, is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join us.  

Position Details:

  • Team includes full-time child abuse pediatrician, part-time hospitalist, 2 advanced practice providers, 2 social workers, a SANE coordinator, nurse program manager, and program analyst  
  • Provide medical evaluations in the hospital and two outpatient clinics, one of which is affiliated with the Center for Child Protection, the Travis County Child Advocacy Center
  • Responsible for the evaluation of children and adolescents for whom there is a concern of child abuse/neglect with both in-person and case consultation and review services
  • Provides court testimony when needed
  • Support health system and community medical providers
  • Actively participates in local multidisciplinary team
  • Supervision of APP’s clinical work
  • Provide education to medical students, residents, fellows and multidisciplinary partners
  • Call responsibilities are split equally amongst physicians and APPs

This position includes institutional opportunities and support for teaching, research, and/or advocacy and can be shaped around the candidate’s interests/career path.  Faculty appointment to Dell Medical School at the University of Texas is required.  

Required candidate qualifications:

  • Physician MD/DO with Texas medical license or license eligible
  • Board Eligible/Board Certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Excellent clinical expertise
  • Strong educational and collaborative skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred candidate qualifications:

  • Completion of a 3 year ACGME accredited fellowship program in child abuse pediatrics

About Dell Children’s Medical Center:

  • 248-bed children’s hospital serving 46-counties  
  • Freestanding pediatric facility with Level 1 pediatric trauma center, Level I Pediatric Surgery Center, Level IV epilepsy center and Level IV NICU
  • 39 pediatric specialties
  • Multi-specialty care teams providing holistic care
  • Includes SANE team that evaluates children and adolescents for whom there is a concern for acute sexual assault  
  • Dell Children’s Medical Center North Campus serving Williamson County
  • Part of Ascension, one of the leading non-profit, Catholic health systems in the US 

About Austin:

  • Growing metropolis and influential center for technology, music, film, and food
  • Known as the Live Music Capital of the World
  • Home of the state capital and the University of Texas
  • Many parks, trails, and lakes offering a multitude of outdoor activities
  • Known as one of the healthiest cities in America 

CVs may be emailed directly to recruiter Lydia Terry, [email protected]

Posted 03.19.24


Child Protection Team Physician | Miami, FL

The University of Miami Health System is initiating a search for a Child Protection Team Physician.

The State of Florida, Department of Health (DOH), contracts with the University of Miami, Department of Pediatrics to provide for a coordinated interdisciplinary team approach for the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of child maltreatment. The Child Protection Team is a Florida-statutory mandated program to assist the Department of Children and Families (DCF) during the investigation of suspected child maltreatment. The CPT is available on a 24-hour basis and provides a unique array of services for over 1,500 children (birth to eighteen) a year in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide forensic medical examinations/consultations and create medical reports for children alleged to have been maltreated (abused and/or neglected):
  • Perform complete physical examinations on referred children,
  • Triage cases with CPT case coordinator and provide initial assessment of cases referred to the Team by DCF, law enforcement or medical providers,
  • Review the interviews of children and their caregivers prior to examination,
  • Obtain or review the current medical status and the past medical history of the children being examined,
  • Order and arrange for indicated imaging and laboratory studies, if necessary,
  • Provide follow-up on hospitalized cases and monitor post-discharge follow-up,
  • Perform sexual abuse examinations, including photographic documentation, as needed.
  • Must be available for 24-hour on-call rotation, including weekends and holidays, for triage and emergent medical examinations in the CPT office or in hospitals.
  • Determine need for orders and obtain appropriate diagnostic studies (lab tests, procedures, etc.),
  • Assist psychologist in identifying behavioral problems and diagnoses.
  • Arrange for outpatient studies or consults as indicated or at the request of the Medical Director.
  • Be available to review Hotline reports to determine which cases are mandatory referrals to CPT.
  • Remain current on child maltreatment literature and the special medical and psychological needs of foster children, including Florida statutes and DCF/DOH rules and regulations.
  • Participate in staff development,
  • Provide in-service training,
  • Provide community outreach education.
  • Provide expert testimony via depositions or court testimony per subpoena; participate in pre- filing and pre-trial conferences as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Medical Director.
  • This position will be responsible for pediatric medical examinations and consultations, coordinating services, public speaking, and training

Essential Job Requirements:

  • MD/DO required
  • Board eligible or Board-certified pediatrician.
  • Experience in the area of pediatric clinical care

For additional information, contact:
Marisol Vega
Physician Recruiter
[email protected]

Posted 03.13.24

Child Abuse Physician | University of California, Davis - Sacramento, CA

UC Davis Children's Hospital seeks a Board-Certified/Board-Eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician. The successful candidate will lead an existing team of two physicians providing consultations for suspected child abuse and neglect in a busy regional pediatric center in Northern California.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Provide consultations for suspected child abuse and/or neglect in a busy Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. Consultations are performed in the Pediatric Emergency Department or on the Pediatric Inpatient Service, including a 24 bed PICU.
  • Work collaboratively with local child abuse agencies, law enforcement, and district attorneys; provide expert testimony; participate in county multidisciplinary death review and Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) committees, case reviews, educational programs, and other child abuse-related activities.
  • Provide training and supervision for residents, medical students, and other hospital staff.
  • Help grow the CIRCLE Clinic, a medical home for children in foster care providing primary care services integrated with mental health and developmental-behavioral health assessments and linkages to specialty care and community services in Sacramento.
  • Be a partner in research, training, and/or outreach with the UC Davis Child and Adolescent Abuse Resource and Evaluation (CAARE) Diagnostic and Treatment Center, a nationally recognized program for the psychological evaluation and treatment of child maltreatment as well as training of mental health providers.
  • Join one of the only health systems in the region providing this level of coordinated care.

Community Highlights - Desirable Metro in Beautiful Northern California
Sacramento, CA, offers a significantly lower cost of living than San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, and other parts of California. One of the state's most historic areas, California's capital city is filled with community events and activities and endless opportunities to experience adventure in the surrounding scenic nature.

  • Sacramento is California's best place to live (Forbes 2023)
  • Sacramento's cost of living is 40% lower than San Francisco’s.
  • Remarkable housing options include access to a paid-for concierge service Capitol Resource Network for house hunting (https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/capital-resource-network)
  • Access to UC Davis Mortgage Origination Program once the appointment is final (https://frontdoor.ucdavis.edu/housing/mop)
  • Access to plenty of big-city amenities, including a vibrant downtown area, professional sports, and an international airport.
  • Enjoy convenient proximity to Lake Tahoe, wine country, beaches, and San Francisco Bay Area
  • US News ranks California #5 in Best States for Healthcare and #10 in Economy

If you are interested, please contact:
Kereana Weiss, Senior Search Consultant, AMN Healthcare
[email protected]

Posted 03.12.24

Child Abuse Pediatrician | Suburban Chicago

Advocate Children’s Hospital (ACH) and Advocate Medical Group (AMG) are seeking a full time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our growing team. ACH is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation. ACH has two Chicagoland campuses– Oak Lawn in the southwest and Park Ridge in the northwest, and additional services accessible throughout the state. With 259 beds at our 2 main sites, ACH serves as a major referral center for infants and children. Through a special, holistic approach, ACH combines some of the country’s most respected medical talent with exceptional and compassionate care. We serve more children in the state than any other pediatric provider. 

About this role:

  • The Child Protection Team consists of a full-time Board-Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, SANE coordinator, Pediatric Hospitalist and dedicated LCSW. Additional pediatric social workers and child life specialists work closely with the team.
  • Provide Inpatient & outpatient consultations within a collaborative multi-specialty pediatric center
  • Provide follow-up and consultation for children already reported to DCFS for abuse/neglect
  • ED follow-up for sexual abuse victims
  • Partner with several area child advocacy center sites and associated community partners
  • Educate medical residents and community partners
  • Help train and provide peer review/support for existing SANE program in the ED
  • Provide phone support during some evenings and weekends
  • Our ideal candidate is a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician interested in working collaboratively with the existing Child Protection Team as we expand our services to the community

Interested candidates should apply at: https://www.advocateauroracliniciancareers.org/jobs/pediatrics-child-protection-park-ridge-illinois

Posted 03.07.24

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician | Louisville, KY

Norton Children's Pediatric Protection Specialists, affiliated with University of Louisville School of Medicine, is seeking multiple BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatricians to join our program. Our team of 14 professionals currently includes a child abuse pediatrician, 4 nurse practitioners, 6 clinical forensic nurses, a social worker, a program manager, a clinic coordinator, and a fellowship coordinator.  We evaluate children from across Kentucky and Southern Indiana with concerns of child maltreatment.

Our team evaluates children at Norton Children’s Hospital, a free-standing tertiary/quaternary care facility, and we perform case reviews for children who are not seen in person. We are opening a new outpatient clinic in April 2024 as part of our newly established Norton Children’s Center for Safe & Healthy Kids.  Our child abuse pediatrician(s) works in tandem with a nurse or nurse practitioner on cases, with responsibility for evaluation, case management, report writing, and court testimony when needed.  We embrace diversity and social justice in all we do. Our culture is warm, inclusive, friendly, determined, and practical.  Our team works closely together to best serve the needs of our patients, who are always our top priority.  We also have an ACGME-accredited Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship Program, which is currently “on hold” until we can hire a second full-time child abuse pediatrician.

About the Position

  • Our team is unique in our use of clinical forensic nurses as physician-extenders; nurses and nurse practitioners take first call and collaborate with the on-call physician for every patient
  • As an academic child abuse pediatrician and full time faculty member of the University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics, there is robust support for clinical research, academic pursuits, teaching, and advocacy from the University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics, throughout the medical school, and in the community
  • Abundant opportunities for community engagement and policy/prevention work and engagement with students, residents, fellows and community providers and partners
  • Opportunities to sit on/lead multiple state and local boards and teams
  • Ideal candidate is friendly, enthusiastic, a great team player, an excellent communicator, and dedicated to doing the right thing for our patients
  • Our team was recently awarded $6 million from the Commonwealth of Kentucky to help fund the Norton Children’s Center for Safe & Healthy Kids.  We’re growing! 

Requirements for the position

  • Medical degree/diploma
  • Board certified/board eligible for both general pediatrics and child abuse pediatrics
  • Kentucky medical license or license eligible

Please contact Melissa Currie, MD at [email protected] if interested.

Posted 03.07.24

Medical Director of the Child Advocacy and Protection Program | Cleveland, OH

In partnership with CareerPhysician, the Department of Pediatrics at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (UH/RBC), an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (CWRU), is conducting anational search to identify a board certified/board eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician, or having experience as a Child Abuse Pediatrician to serve as the Medical Director of the Child Advocacy and Protection Program.

Candidates with experience in all aspects of child maltreatment and neglect, including physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and medical child abuse are welcomed at any academic rank with opportunities to support a clinician, educator, as well as those seeking resources to launch/bolster their research career.

About UH/Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Located in Cleveland, OH, and recognized as the best in newborn care in northern Ohio by US News & World Report, UH/RBCis a 244-bed renowned children’s hospital and a principal referral center for the region.  Cleveland’s only full-service, free-standing children’s hospital, and home to the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in northern Ohio, Rainbow combines family-centered quality care, advanced treatments, and the latest innovations to deliver the complete range of pediatric services for more than 740,000 patient encounters annually.

  • The Medical Director of Child Advocacy and Protection will have the unique opportunity to collaborate with multiple organizations and be part of the establishment of one of Cuyahoga County’s greatest assets to the community, namely the Canopy Child Advocacy Center.
  • In December 2022, Cuyahoga County Health and Human Services awarded the Canopy Child Advocacy Center (www.canopycac.org) $5.8 million dollars over 3-years to develop a child protection team in Cuyahoga County.
  • Opportunity for candidates with research interests to grow research careers.
  • Seeking individuals that exemplify but not limited to:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to upholding ethical standards and advocating for the well-being of children.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment.


If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or provide candidate recommendations, please contact Marcel Barbey at 817-707-9034 or [email protected].  Initial conversations will be held in the strictest of confidence for the protection of each candidate and their current endeavors.


University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is an AA/EOE/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Posted 03.05.24

Child Abuse Pediatrics Faculty Position | Rochester, NY

We are currently seeking to fill a faculty position in Child Abuse Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics. This is a vibrant multidisciplinary Division with approximately 100 faculty, fellows, and staff that participate in active clinical, research, and educational programs focusing on improving child health in the local community and beyond. The REACH program (Referral and Evaluation of Abused CHildren) of Golisano Children’s Hospital provides medical evaluations for children who may be victims of sexual or physical abuse. The REACH program acts in partnership with the Bivona Child Advocacy Center and other community agencies. This physician role will include working collaboratively with the REACH Program staff in offering these medical services in our county and surrounding region.


The REACH Program is where our missions of caring, discovery, teaching and learning become a reality. Our program is the medical component of a multidisciplinary team comprised of child protective services caseworkers, forensic interviewers, law enforcement investigators, family advocates, counselors and attorneys, many of whom are co-located at the Bivona Child Advocacy Center. We make every effort to serve the needs of children and their families in a relaxed and friendly setting. This position includes participation in clinical service in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Clinical activities include:

  • Serving as a physician in our REACH program.
  • Working with our clinical team and providing direct patient care services with skills that are clinically sound, effective and achieve exceptional patient outcomes.
  • Working with medical colleagues at the Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong
  • Teaching students, residents and fellows in the clinical setting.
  • Integrating innovative approaches to patient care.
  • Working with the multidisciplinary team at the Bivona Child Advocacy Center.



  • Medical Degree
  • Completion of three-year pediatric or four-year medicine-pediatric residency training program with corresponding board certification
  • Training and experience in Child Abuse Pediatrics


  • BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • BC/BE in Pediatric Hospital Medicine, or Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Please contact Ann Lenane [email protected] with questions or interest in this position

Posted 02.16.24

Outpatient Child Abuse Physician Specialist | Vancouver, WA

Seeking 1.0 FTE (M-F 40 hours a week) Outpatient Child Abuse Physician Specialist for Legacy Salmon Creek Child Abuse Assessment Team in Vancouver, WA.

www.legacyhealth.org | Career Portal, Requisition ID: 24-36184

Legacy is committed to delivering comprehensive family-centered care with compassion and excellence in a culture that values diversity.

Role includes:

  • Medical evaluations of children for suspected abuse and neglect.
    • Takes appropriate histories, performs physical examinations, takes photographs of physical findings, obtains needed cultures, lab tests, and imaging studies.
    • Performs overall health screenings with referral and follow-up.
    • Enters into the electronic medical record, detailed, legally acceptable reports of medical evaluations with sign-off and charge entry and accurate coding in timely manner.
    • Includes diagnostic findings and treatment recommendations.
  • Works in cooperation with other professionals in providing assessments for suspected abuse.
  • Makes appropriate contacts with outside agencies to ensure understanding of relevant historic information.
  • Debriefs in a timely manner to develop cooperative plan for follow-up.
  • Participates in peer review and quality assurance exercises.
  • Requests peer review on cases that pose diagnostic problems.
  • Telephone consultations to professionals on medical aspects of suspected abuse.
  • Engagement with five county multi-disciplinary teams for coordinated child abuse response.
  • Promotion of community awareness of child abuse issues through educational programs.
  • Promotes community partnerships and program development regarding child abuse.
  • Expert testimony when subpoenaed to depositions or trials on cases.
  • Integrates current research into court testimony and is available as a resource for other staff preparing for court.
  • Attends professional training for child abuse medical providers.
  • Takes initiative to research and share new information on this specialty.
  • Seeks input from others on own work.
  • If inpatient work is of interest, can be discussed.
  • Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.


As a condition of hire and throughout employment, role requires child abuse background checks (conducted pre-hire and every three years) through the DHS Child Abuse registry check. This requires a signed release and authorization. The background check includes a search of systems for any history of abuse or neglect of a child. If a record exists, findings will be reported back to CAAT and findings will be addressed in accordance with program policies.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled. Sorry, unable to offer J1 or H-1B visa opportunities.

For inquiries about the role, please contact
Hiring Manager, Lisa Lyons, PhD 

For application information, please apply or contact
Recruiter, Forrest Brown

Posted 02.05.24