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Child Abuse Pediatrician - Full Time Faculty Position - CARES - New Jersey

The Child Abuse Research Education and Service (CARES) Institute at Rowan University-SOM is seeking a  6th Child Abuse Pediatrics (CAP) BC/BE pediatrician who desires to build an exciting and fulfilling career in child abuse and neglect.

The CARES Institute is a University designated Center of Excellence and a statewide resource to inform best practices in the delivery of medical and mental health services to maltreated children. As a faculty member there is ample opportunity to actively participate in undergraduate and graduate medical education, program development and clinical research. The Institute is the only dedicated diagnostic and treatment resource for the southern 1/3 of the state of New Jersey and was designated by the State of New Jersey as a Regional Child Abuse Diagnostic Center. Institute staff consists of over 60 full time professionals providing medical and mental health services; community outreach, legislative advocacy, training and NIMH funded research. Currently the Institute has 6 FTE CAP’s, 2 child psychiatrists and 2 foster care pediatricians. The Institute seamlessly integrates medical and mental health services providing a full spectrum of care. Under the directorship of the Institutes co-director, Esther Deblinger, PhD there is robust research and training in the use and dissemination of TF-CBT.

The Institutes physicians provide inpatient child abuse medical consultation services at southern New Jersey’s Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Hospital were we have established New Jersey’s first CAP fellowship. Outpatient evaluations for child sexual and physical abuse are conducted at our facility on our main campus. As the regions only child abuse diagnostic and treatment center, faculty participate in county-based multidisciplinary teams, convene the regional child death review team, provide professional training to child protective services, law enforcement and the courts.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for a clinician to develop a solid clinical and/or research career in child abuse. The candidate will receive an academic appointment at either an assistant/associate professor level in the Department of Pediatrics. Additional opportunities and responsibilities within the Institute are tailored to the talents and interests of the successful applicant.

Salary is competitive, secure and accompanied by a full benefit package. Our clinical campus is located in the Philadelphia metropolitan area approximately 8 miles from center city Philadelphia, 1 hour from the beach and 2 hours from New York City. Qualified candidates please send C-V search committee C/O: Martin A. Finkel, DO, FAAP, CARES Institute, Rowan University-SOM, 42 East Laurel Road, Stratford, NJ, 08084, e-mail, [email protected], 856-566-7039. Fax 856-566-6108. AA/EOE/DA. www.caresinstitute.org.

Posted 02.21.20


Child Abuse Pediatrician - Children's Hospital of New Jersey, Newark, NJ

The Metro Regional Diagnostic and Treatment Center (RDTC) at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ) is seeking a third full-time BC/BE child abuse pediatrician to join our team of two CAPs and two nurse-case managers. The Metro RDTC is the only resource providing coordinated medical and mental health care for maltreated children in Essex County, NJ, and covers 25% of child abuse cases in the state. We are the only such center in New Jersey that is co-located in a free-standing nationally accredited CAC, which allows easy communication with our partners in the prosecutor’s office and child protective services.

Metro RDTC physicians provide both inpatient and outpatient consultations for suspected abuse and neglect. We are a busy service with good relationships with our pediatric emergency department and subspecialty services and are planning to grow our connections with the other tertiary care hospitals in the region. The Metro RDTC is active in education for pediatric residents, pediatric ER fellows, child protective services, and law enforcement.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for clinical practice, teaching, research, quality improvement, and advocacy in the field. There will be opportunities for professional growth that can be developed from the interests of a successful applicant. We offer a secure salary and benefits package.

CHoNJ and our CAC offices are located in Newark, NJ. Whatever your interests, there are close opportunities for living and recreation. Newark is 10 miles from Manhattan, which is easily reachable by car or public transportation. Newark is also near smaller metropolitan areas and family-friendly suburbs, and one hour from the beautiful beaches of the Jersey Shore.

Interested candidates should contact Metro RDTC Medical Director Dr. Monica Weiner at [email protected] or call 973-753-1180.

Posted 02.12.20


Child Protection Team Medical Director

The Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families is a division of Arnold Palmer Hospital, which is part of Orlando Health, a not-for-profit hospital system founded in 1918.  The Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families brings together six programs providing services to strengthen children and families in Central Florida.  Three of those programs make up the Children’s Advocacy Center.  The Children’s Advocacy Center provides services associated with the assessment, advocacy and therapeutic treatment of child abuse in one child-friendly location.

The Child Protection Team provides the upfront assessment services of the Children’s Advocacy Center to aid the Department of Children and Families and law enforcement in assessing child abuse and neglect.  The Child Protection Team is comprised of physicians, advanced practitioner registered nurses, and case coordinators who provide a variety of medical and social assessments culminating in recommendations being made for the protection and ongoing wellness of the child and family.

Position Job Duties

Qualifications:

Must be a Florida licensed physician under Chapters 458 or 459, F.S. who is:

(1) A board-certified Pediatrician and who, within four (4) years following the date of employment, either (a) obtains a sub-specialty certification from the American Board of Pediatrics in Child Abuse Pediatrics or (b) meets the requirements established by a third-party credentialing entity recognizing demonstrated specialized competence in child abuse

or

(2) A board-certified Family Physician who, within 2 (two) years following the date of employment, meets the requirements established by a third-party credentialing entity recognizing demonstrated specialized competence in child abuse.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide medical evaluations of children.  Supervise and review the work of the team’s medical practitioners.
  • Ensure medical coverage availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week for consultation as well as for direct medical assessment.  Direct medical assessments occur on-site at The Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families, at the Children’s Advocacy Center Osceola, as well as at local hospitals in Orange and Osceola counties.
  • Assure medical representation for team staffings.
  • Arrange for and provide in-service training and other professional development for team staff and medical personnel.
  • Assist the statewide CPT Medical Director in the planning and provision of training for regional and statewide training sessions.
  • Participate as a committee member (or appoint a medical designee) in the local Child Abuse Death Review (CADR) Committee.
  • Annually, plan and conduct a minimum of two training sessions in the detection of child abuse and neglect for area physicians and other medical staff.
  • Ensure a peer review process is in place and documented, at a minimum, for all sexual abuse cases with abnormal findings.
  • Attend statewide child protection team meetings and other meetings and training sessions as required to maintain the knowledge and skills required for this position.
  • Provide depositions and expert court testimony when appropriate.
  • Successful completion of a minimum of eight hours of medical training per year in
  • child abuse, abandonment, and neglect.
  • Serve on the DCF Critical Incident Rapid Response Team (CIRRT) if appointed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Forward CV to:

Laly Serraty
Orlando CPT Team Coordinator
601 W. Michigan Street
Orlando, FL 32805
Laly.Serratyorlanohelath.com

For discussion, feel free to cal Walter F. Lambert, MD (Interim medical Director) at 305-562-0590.

Posted 01.27.20


Associate Medical Director Division of Child Protection - Phoenix Children's Hospital

Phoenix Children’s Hospital - Need Associate Medical Director Division of Child Protection

  • Your Team: 2 Pediatricians/6 NP/2 Forensic Interviewers/Child Protection Team
  • Work Schedule: M-F 9am-5pm/Shared Weekend and Evening Call
  • Hospital employed position offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit package and relocation assistance
  • Teaching opportunities through Phoenix Children’s Hospital / Maricopa Medical Pediatric Residency Program, Fellows and Medical Students as well as community education
  • Provide expert subspecialty care in the inpatient and outpatient setting as a member of the Division of Child Protection
  • Play a significant role in serving as a resource for Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Maricopa County
  • Maintain and expand services at Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Maricopa Medical Center as well as three advocacy sites – ChildHelp Children’s Advocacy Center of Arizona, Southwest Family Advocacy Center, and Mesa Family Advocacy Center
  • Work with a child protection team of Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, dedicated Forensic Interviewers plus excellent support staff in a manner that fulfills the strategic goals of PCH while complying with state and federal laws and accreditation standards related safety and risk management
  • Help facilitate the advancement of the SANE RN program
  • On call 24/7, our team’s primary role is to provide medical exams and forensic interviews on a moment’s notice. We help investigators interpret medical records and testify in cases as to a child’s medical condition and possible causes of the injury or condition.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

  • Phoenix Children’s Hospital offers a rewarding career that is guided by a compassionate mission, clear vision, and consistent values that promote excellence in family-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first.
  • As a dedicated pediatric hospital, a level-one trauma center and home to one of the largest PICU’s in the Southwest (48 beds and more than 4500 patients each year), Phoenix Children’s sees a greater concentration of abuse victims than other area hospitals. As a result, its staff members gain a wealth of experience in recognizing the signs of abuse and neglect and shaping the future of this important field.

Interested applicants should send cover letter and CV to:

Lisa Kirsch, MD
Interim Division Chief, Forensics
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
[email protected]

Raye Jean Becker
Physician Talent Acquisition Partner
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
[email protected]
602-933-1101 ofc.
319.290.2906 cell

Posted 01.03.20


Child Abuse Pediatrician 1.0 FTE - University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (Illinois)

About this opportunity

  • Pediatric Resource Center (PRC), a separate Division of the Department of Pediatrics, is a well-established, well-funded program with a 26-year history as the regional expert for specialized, medical assessment for abused and or neglected children.
  • PRC’s team consists of a Board-Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician, who serves as Medical Director, a pediatric nurse practitioner, a registered nurse, 3 medical case managers, an Executive Director, a research specialist, and 2 support staff members. In addition, PRC staff work closely with the hospital social work team.
  • PRC has a supportive departmental administration with significant opportunities for research, community outreach, and advocacy.

Ideal Candidate

  • Board Certified/Eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • The candidate must hold an MD/DO degree, be BC/BE in Pediatrics and will hold or be eligible for an Illinois physician license.
  • Clinical skills and experience in evidence-based child abuse pediatrics with a multidisciplinary team preferred

Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical services (inpatient and outpatient) in the field of Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Participate in teaching and supervising medical students, residents and other health professionals
  • Conduct clinical and/or basic research in the field of Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Provide consultations for multidisciplinary team members
  • Participate in local, regional or national child abuse activities

Compensation

Competitive salary with a comprehensive physician benefit package including Retirement Benefits, Health, Dental, Vision, Paid CME/Professional Development Resources, Paid Vacation, Malpractice, Disability, and Relocation Allowance.

About the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) and Our Partner Hospitals

  • UICOMP provides the medical sophistication of a major referral center, as well as cultural diversity in a family-oriented community with a reasonable cost of living.
  • UICOMP has 140+ pediatric specialists, pediatrics residents, med/peds residents and multiple Pediatric Fellowship programs. UICOMP also provides a solid foundation in the basic and clinical sciences and early exposure to patients for M1-M4 students.
  • The primary teaching hospital of UICOMP is the OSF Healthcare Children's Hospital of Illinois (CHOI), a tertiary care facility serving a 46 county region with a population base of over two million. CHOI is a major medical facility with 144 beds, a 32-bed critical care unit and is the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in downstate Illinois. CHOI provides comprehensive services to children, including Level IV NICU and a state-designated Pediatric Critical Care Center.
  • Peoria is the site of Jump Trading Simulation and Educational Center (https://www.jumpsimulation.org/), an innovative center created to improve outcomes and lower health care costs through innovative simulation training of medical professionals. Jump Applied Research for Community Health through Engineering and Simulation (Jump ARCHES), supports research involving clinicians and engineers to develop technologies and devices that could revolutionize medical training and health care delivery. Jump ARCHES initiative has directed more than $2.7 million for 35 projects, some of which have gone on to receive national funding from the National Science Foundation and the Carver Charitable Trust.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. UIC is an EOE/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veteran. 

For consideration, apply at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobid=118308.

Posted 12.24.19


Child Abuse Pediatrician - The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Pediatrics

Description
The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Academic Pediatrics, is searching for a child abuse pediatrician. The successful applicant will be a full-time faculty member, contribute to patient care, medical education, and scholarship, and join a vibrant, diverse, and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and students and:

  • Provide consultation within an established interdisciplinary process and participate in court-related activities as needed.
  • Support the Multidisciplinary Pediatric Education and Evaluation Consortium (MPEEC) program by providing real-time expert medical consultation to child welfare and law enforcement for a mandated population of children who are reported for serious harm. The program is managed by University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital Child Advocacy and Protective Services (CAPS) program staff, and case coordination is supported by a full-time MPEEC investigations coordinator. MPEEC is a national landmark program and has received state support for over 18 years.
  • Train pediatric residents during the required one-month rotation, which includes morning reports, grand rounds, medical school courses and the MPEEC quarterly seminars.
  • Provide lectures and grand rounds to regional hospitals and medical centers, as well as community partners such as state’s attorneys, law enforcement and child welfare investigators.
  • Participate in hospital committee efforts such as QI projects and programmatic and policy development related to child abuse medicine.
    Scholarship in child abuse pediatrics is an expectation; opportunities and responsibilities within the University and Medical Center will be tailored to the talents and interests of the successful applicant. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

The University of Chicago Medical Center is designated as a both a Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center and operates a nationally-recognized burn unit. Comer Children's Hospital is an integrated children’s hospital that offers a full complement of pediatric services with a total of 172 general pediatric, NICU and PICU beds. Our pediatric faculty includes over 170 full-time members and postdoctoral researchers. In addition to teaching medical students, residents and fellows, our faculty conducts cutting-edge translational and clinical research.

The Comer Children’s CAPS program was established in 1991 and has a national reputation as a leader in the medical care of abused and neglected children. The CAPS program is primarily a hospital-based consultation service. The core CAPS team comprises 2 CAP board-certified physicians, a physician assistant, a clinical social worker, and full-time administrative support. Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be Board certified or eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/63894. Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography and a cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email [email protected] with their request.

Posted 12.06.19


Division Chief, Child Protection Program - University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin (UW) School of Medicine and Public Health is recruiting a full-time physician at the faculty rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to lead our Division of Child Protection. This position will lead the clinical, research, and outreach missions of the UW’s Child Protection Program. The Division Chief will play a pivotal role in maintaining strong community partnerships and enhancing the region-wide advocacy efforts for children affected by child maltreatment. They will lead a skilled multidisciplinary team in providing clinical care to suspected victims of child abuse in both the ambulatory and inpatient environments. Educational activities will include bedside, classroom, and small group teaching to a variety of learners and community partners. A strong interest in clinical research or scholarly activity is expected. Outstanding communication skills and a collaborative work ethic are essential for this position.

The 111-bed American Family Children’s Hospital at UW Health opened in August of 2007 and is the only facility in Madison exclusively devoted to the care and treatment of children. In addition to serving our local community, the hospital receives tertiary referrals from throughout the state and region and is staffed by providers from every subspecialty area. The Department of Pediatrics (www.pediatrics.wisc.edu) has 183 faculty and offers a full range of pediatric subspecialty care.

The UW offers access to all the benefits of a preeminent public research university connected to a top-ranked academic medical center. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is known for its beautiful lakeside setting, a top-rated record of federal research funding, and excellence in teaching. The city of Madison (pop. 255,000), the state capitol, boasts a high quality of life that includes excellent schools, fine residential areas, clean air, and abundant cultural and recreational opportunities.

Position requirements:  M.D. or equivalent; board-certified; completion of pediatric residency and fellowship in child abuse pediatrics. Outstanding communication skills, the ability to effectively lead a team, and previous experience building collaborative partnerships are essential.

Please send letter of interest and CV to Ellen Wald, M.D., Chair, Department of Pediatrics, 600 Highland Avenue, Box 4108, Madison, WI 53792 ([email protected]).

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Wisconsin Open Records and Caregiver laws apply. A background check will be conducted prior to employment.

Posted 12.05.19


Board Certified/Board Eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician – Delaware Valley

The Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children At Risk Evaluation (CARE) Program started over 25 years ago and is a hospital-based, hospital-wide program of physicians, advanced practice nurse, nurses and social work professionals evaluating suspected child victims of maltreatment across settings (inpatient, outpatient and emergency department) in the Delaware Valley. Child victims of physical and sexual abuse are provided medical services in outpatient and inpatient areas, partnering with multiple medical specialists (trauma, orthopedics, neurosurgery, radiology, critical care, behavioral health, and emergency medicine) required for the care of the most severely injured children.

The CARE Program additionally oversees the emergency department-based Forensic Nurse Examiner Program to provide services for pediatric victims of suspected acute sexual and physical assault, and has recently co-located with the Children’s Advocacy Center of Delaware to provide comprehensive services for children at risk and their families.

The team is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician for a full-time position offering excellent opportunities for inpatient and outpatient clinical child abuse practice, teaching of medical students, residents and multidisciplinary team community partners, prevention work, research, and community involvement. Clinical service will be the primary focus of this position; however, candidates should also possess interest and experience in research and/or medical education and policy, as the position will afford opportunities for educational curriculum development, state task-force participation or research collaborations around child abuse/neglect. The successful candidate will receive an academic appointment at the Sidney Kimmel College of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, and academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

As one of the nation’s premier pediatric health care systems, Nemours provides world-class clinical care in four states – Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Located in Wilmington, Delaware, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children offers intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. Ranked among the nation’s best in pediatric specialty care by U.S. News & World Report, this world-renowned teaching hospital has served children from 42 states and 14 nations. Extending the world-class care of the Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital, the Nemours Children’s Clinic provides expert care for even more children across the Delaware Valley through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.

Nemours offers a competitive salary and extensive benefits package that includes bonus incentives, relocation allowance, life insurance, comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, CME and board maintenance allowances, 403b retirement plan with employer matching and an additional 457b retirement savings plan, educational allowance, paid licensure and malpractice fees, professional membership dues allowance, and more.

Interested candidates should contact both:

[email protected]  (Physician Recruiter)
And [email protected]  (Gen Peds Admin)

Posted 11.25.19


Child Abuse Pediatrician - University of California San Diego/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

The University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Department of Pediatrics, Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego, and Children’s Specialists of San Diego are seeking a Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our group of board certified child abuse pediatricians at RCHSD’s Chadwick Center for Children and Families.

The Chadwick Center is a one of the largest hospital-based child advocacy and trauma treatment centers in the nation. Staffed with more than 100 professionals in the fields of medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, child development, nursing and education technology, the Chadwick Center provides child abuse services for all of San Diego County and Imperial Counties. The Chadwick Center medical team provides both inpatient and outpatient medical care, as well as managing a health clinic at the county shelter for foster children. The Chadwick Center also trains fellows in an ACGME accredited fellowship. Chadwick Center is the child abuse resource for the entire region, providing weekly multidisciplinary team staffings to assist law enforcement, child protective services and the legal system with the investigation of child abuse. The Chadwick Center hosts the annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment, now in its 35th year.

The Chadwick Center is located within Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego. RCHSD is largest children’s hospital in California, a nonprofit 524-bed pediatric-care facility and the region’s only pediatric medical center serving San Diego, Imperial and southern Riverside counties. It also is the region’s only designated pediatric trauma center. The hospital is well respected in the community and recently received two transformational gifts intended to integrate physical, mental, and behavioral health and to transform the physical campus of the hospital. UCSD offers excellent benefits, and opportunities for collaborations and interaction with a robust health services infrastructure. San Diego is a large city renowned for its idyllic climate, with 70 miles of pristine beaches for year-round outdoor recreation, such as surfing, swimming and running.

Candidates must have an MD/DO, have or be eligible for a California medical license, be board certified in Pediatrics, and have experience in Child Abuse Pediatrics. Preferred candidates would be board certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics.

Interested candidates should send a current CV with cover letter to:

Suzanne P. Starling, MD
Executive Director, Chadwick Center for Children & Families
Medical Director, Child Abuse Pediatrics
[email protected]
858-966-5489

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Posted 11.22.19


Child Abuse Pediatrician - University of Texas Health Science Center

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is creating a Child Abuse Center which will work with existing community agencies (e.g., child advocacy centers) to serve the multidisciplinary needs of abused children and their non-offending caretaker. We are 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 newly formed Department of Pediatrics. The Center will focus on training clinical skills with multiple disciplines including physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and licensed professional counselors. Clinical work will occur through collaboration with other community agencies, on the campus of the health science center, and at other select clinic sites in the region. In addition to clinical work and training, the position includes an academic appointment, so there is the expectation that the successful candidate will work with other Center faculty, UTHSCT faculty, and experts across the nation to develop innovative programs and research initiatives.

The Center will be funded through a legislative initiative to increase services to these underserved, abused children in the East Texas region.  Tyler is a medium-sized city serving the medical and mental health needs of the rural East Texas region, with a patient population of close to 1.3 million.  Tyler itself is home to the Health Science Center and two major medical institutions. The University of Texas also has a campus in Tyler with a large nursing school faculty and a new doctoral program in clinical psychology. Tyler enjoys a low cost of living as well as many of the cultural and educational benefits of a larger city while maintaining a small town feel without the headaches of traffic.

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE COMFORTABLE WITH:

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

The salary and benefits are generous.

BENEFITS:

  • Moving allowance
  • Comprehensive medical and dental
  • Professional Development Fund
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Multiple retirement plan options, including pension
  • Paid holidays, sick leave, education leave (with generous stipend)

Interested applicants should submit Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter and 3 References to: Lindsay Waters at [email protected].

Posted 11.04.19


Pediatrician Child Protection Team, Advocate Children’s Hospital, Chicago Suburbs – Park Ridge and Oak Lawn

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, 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.
  • Partner with several area child advocacy center sites and associated community partners
  • Educate medical residents and community partners
  • Enjoy opportunities for prevention
  • 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.

Consider joining our team committed to providing evidence based, compassionate care.

Please send detailed cover letter and CV to: [email protected].

Posted 11.04.19


Division Chief, Child Protection Program - University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin (UW) School of Medicine and Public Health is recruiting a full-time physician at the faculty rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to lead our Division of Child Protection. This position will lead the clinical, research, and outreach missions of the UW’s Child Protection Program. The Division Chief will play a pivotal role in maintaining strong community partnerships and enhancing the region-wide advocacy efforts for children affected by child maltreatment. They will lead a skilled multidisciplinary team in providing clinical care to suspected victims of child abuse in both the ambulatory and inpatient environments. Educational activities will include bedside, classroom, and small group teaching to a variety of learners and community partners. A strong interest in clinical research or scholarly activity is expected. Outstanding communication skills and a collaborative work ethic are essential for this position.

The 111-bed American Family Children’s Hospital at UW Health opened in August of 2007 and is the only facility in Madison exclusively devoted to the care and treatment of children. In addition to serving our local community, the hospital receives tertiary referrals from throughout the state and region and is staffed by providers from every subspecialty area. The Department of Pediatrics (www.pediatrics.wisc.edu) has 183 faculty and offers a full range of pediatric subspecialty care. 

The UW offers access to all the benefits of a preeminent public research university connected to a top-ranked academic medical center. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is known for its beautiful lakeside setting, a top-rated record of federal research funding, and excellence in teaching. The city of Madison (pop. 255,000), the state capitol, boasts a high quality of life that includes excellent schools, fine residential areas, clean air, and abundant cultural and recreational opportunities.

Position requirements: M.D. or equivalent; board-certified; completion of pediatric residency and fellowship in child abuse pediatrics. Outstanding communication skills, the ability to effectively lead a team, and previous experience building collaborative partnerships are essential.

Please send letter of interest and CV to Ellen Wald, M.D., Chair, Department of Pediatrics, 600 Highland Avenue, Box 4108, Madison, WI 53792 ([email protected]).

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Wisconsin Open Records and Caregiver laws apply. A background check will be conducted prior to employment.

Posted 11.01.19


Division Chief, Child Protection Program - Indiana University School of Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine is announcing the search for a Division Chief of Child Protection Programs within the Department of Pediatrics. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a visionary leader, who will lead the division to national and international prominence as a clinical, educational and research center of excellence in child abuse pediatrics.

IU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in the country with more than 20,000 living alumni and 3,000 learners. The Department of Pediatrics at IUSM/Riley Hospital for Children is a 360-member faculty that is consistently within the top 10 pediatric departments in NIH funded research in the United States.

The Child Protection Programs provide leadership to community and statewide organizations including child protection teams, county and state fatality review teams, and state/local task forces and advisory committees. Clinical services are offered through Child Protection Clinic, Center of Hope, Foster Care Bridge Clinic, Crisis Counseling Services, inpatient consultation and a statewide phone consultation service for DCS.  The Child Protection Program has established a strong commitment to recruiting diverse learners and faculty.

The Division Chief will be responsible for:

  • Advancing the clinical, educational, and research efforts and capabilities of the Division of Child Protection Programs, the Department of Pediatrics, and the IU School of Medicine.
  • Promoting the academic careers of faculty and fellows.
  • Directing the continued delivery of state-of-the-art child abuse pediatrics consultation and care to the children and youth of Indiana and the Midwest region.
  • Championing an innovative, team-based approach to clinical care and consultation through development of systems and value-based care.
  • Providing leadership to support ongoing collaboration and growth of Child Protection Programs
  • Strengthening and supporting further development of Child Abuse Pediatrics fellowship.
  • Pioneering new research in the field through their own efforts or alternatively faculty in the Division. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • MD, DO or MD-PhD degrees; eligible for licensure in Indiana
  • Board Certified in child abuse pediatrics or similar experience and qualifications
  • A minimum of 4-7 years’ experience in clinical, educational, or research excellence in child abuse pediatrics
  • Progressive leadership experience in academic medicine
  • Expertise of the successful candidate may be basic, clinical, translational or implementation science research
  • Academic credentials appropriate for an appointment for Associate Professor or Professor on the clinical-educator or tenure track

To learn more about this leadership opportunity or to apply, visit: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8456.

Posted 10.31.19