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Division Chief, Child Protection Programs, Indiana University School of Medicine

We are growing and thriving.

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 continue to 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 Program provides 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 team includes 5 board certified CAPs, 3 PNPs, 4 SWs and numerous support staff.  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 the 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 06.25.20

Child Abuse Pediatrician/Physician - Eugene, Oregon

Kids FIRST, a well-established Child Advocacy Center in beautiful Eugene, OR seeks a dedicated physician, passionate about serving child victims of maltreatment, while engaging with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals tasked with keeping children safe. This position includes collaboration with child welfare, law enforcement and the criminal justice system.

This position is mainly outpatient with the likely addition of hospital consultations at one local facility.  The current medical director is planning on retiring so there is room for advancement.

We are looking for a board-certified/eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician or other physician with current expertise in child abuse medicine however for the right candidate, we will consider providing the necessary training in child abuse.  Physician (MD/DO) must be licensed to practice medicine and prescribe medications in the State Of Oregon. Kids FIRST requires all staff and volunteers to pass a complete criminal history and child welfare background check.

Ability to communicate effectively with clients and team members from diverse backgrounds. Facilitation skills to enable one to act as a consultant regarding child abuse issues. Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with community agencies, the public and clients.
A cover letter should accompany the curriculum vitae explaining the applicant’s interest in the position, please email to [email protected].  A maximum of three letters of recommendation may be submitted.

Kids FIRST is an equal opportunity employer committed to respectful, quality care to children and their non-offending family members from diverse racial, ethnic, religious, and non-traditional family forms. Under the provisions of the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, the candidate will be required to provide evidence of identity and eligibility for employment.

Posted 05.13.20

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) Seeks a BC/BE Child Protection Pediatrician

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) seeks a BC/BE child protection pediatrician to join a growing, full service child protection program that is part of Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Reilly Children’s Hospital.  A team of multi-disciplinary professionals currently works together through the Lehigh County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) to provide clinical and other supportive services to children and families.

The Department of Pediatrics at LVHN Children’s Hospital includes physicians in 30+ specialties, a large general pediatric group, and dedicated hospitalist & intensivists.

  • The Children’s Hospital has a 30-bed inpatient unit, a 40-bed Level IV NICU, 8-bed Level II PICU, Level II pediatric trauma center and 12-bed pediatric ER
  • Our award winning health network is financially strong and committed to growing our pediatric specialty services
  • LVHN currently trains 223 residents in 20+ residency and fellowship programs, including pediatrics
  • Physicians are eligible for faculty appointment at the University of South Florida, our academic partner

Benefits & Perks

  • Attractive Work Schedule
  • Highly Competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
  • Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
  • Generous CME allowance and time
  • Top-tier retirement programs
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Assistance

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is located in the Lehigh Valley in Eastern Pennsylvania, 60 minutes from Philadelphia and 90 minutes from New York City.  The Lehigh Valley is home to over 820,000 people, making it Pennsylvania’s third most populated metropolitan area and the fastest growing region of the state, due in part to its favorable business climate and attractive cost of living in comparison to surrounding areas.

Interested candidates please email your CV to Dr. Debra Esernio-Jenssen, c/o [email protected] or call 484-862-3241 for more information.

Posted 05.06.20

Child Abuse Pediatrician Position in Maine

The Spurwink Center for Safe and Healthy Families is looking to add a full time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to our well-established multidisciplinary team. This position entails evaluations in our outpatient clinic as well as inpatient consultations at the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital in Portland, ME.

The Team and Our Services
The Center serves children throughout Maine as the only child abuse program in the state and currently consists of one full time child abuse pediatrician, Dr. Amanda Brownell, one part time child abuse pediatrician, Dr. Lawrence Ricci, two experienced NPs, forensic interviewers, doctoral level psychologists, and behavioral health services including TF-CBT. Annually the Center evaluates approximately 1200 children.

The Center provides both inpatient and outpatient evaluations for physical and sexual abuse as well as a multidisciplinary failure to thrive clinic. Our Center is one of only three in the state to provide comprehensive evaluations of children newly entering foster care. Our Center houses the Cumberland County Child Advocacy Center and provides medical evaluations for children seen at all of Maine’s CAC.

Advocacy and Academic Opportunities
The Center is closely affiliated with The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, an affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine and the only children’s hospital in Maine. The Center provides education for physicians, residents, medical students, child welfare workers, mental health and law enforcement professionals. The Center currently provides 24/7 statewide child abuse medical consultation.

This position offers a unique opportunity to develop services for the children of Maine and to have a real impact on policy and practice throughout the state. Academic appointment through Tufts University School of medicine commensurate with training and experience is available.

About Spurwink
Spurwink has a nearly 60-year history of providing behavioral health and community services to youth, adults and families of Maine. Spurwink is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization which would allow eligible physicians to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

About Maine and the Greater Portland Area (The way life should be)
Portland offers all the cultural and entertainment amenities of any metropolitan area but on a more livable scale. Portland is the largest city in the state, but with all the charm of a classic seacoast town. Portland has seen increasing diversity with communities of new Mainers from Eastern Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia. Portland boasts a vibrant arts district, a booming and nationally recognized culinary (and brewing) scene, and a traditional working waterfront amongst a spectacular natural setting. The cost of living is affordable and an excellent area to settle.

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

Amanda Brownell, MD, FAAP
Medical Director Spurwink Center for Safe and Healthy Families
778 Main St. Suite 8
South Portland, Maine 04106
[email protected]

Posted 04.30.20

Child Abuse Pediatrician  - Omaha, NE

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine (UNMC), is currently recruiting a BE/BC, fellowship-trained Child Abuse Pediatrician. This opportunity allows you to join a well-established Child Protection Team affiliated with one of the largest, nonprofit CAC’s in the country, Project Harmony. The Team assesses suspected victims of all forms of child maltreatment including physical and sexual abuse, neglect, drug exposure, medical child abuse, failure to thrive and significant social concerns. You will provide treatment and supportive resources, educate caregivers, encourage compliance with the medical plan in the home setting and coordinate with other providers. You would interpret medical records and testify in cases as to the medical condition and possible causes of the injury or condition. Our division has highly active follow-up outpatient clinics, including Children’s Foster Care Clinic which provides comprehensive evaluation and medical case management for children entering the foster care system. The team is supported by the hospital administration and is a complete complement of hospital specialists. You will hold a faculty appointment at the UNMC that will be commensurate with experience.

Children’s is the only full-service, pediatric health care center in Nebraska, providing expertise in more than 50 pediatric specialty services across a five-state region and beyond and is home to Nebraska’s only Level IV regional NICU and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. Children’s is focused on extraordinary clinical care, education, basic science and translational research and advocacy and is embarking on transformational programmatic and physical growth. Opening in 2021, the new Hubbard Center will be home to an additional 100 patient beds, an expanded NICU, a dedicated Cardiac Care Unit, a new Cancer & Blood Disorders Unit, expanded surgical space, an expanded Radiology and ED and more. The Child Health Research Institute aims to assist investigators with start-up funding and infrastructure for clinical, basic science or translational research.

With a population of more than 925,000, Omaha offers all the amenities of a big city with the warmth of the Midwest. The area is rich in arts and cultural activities and is home to an outstanding educational system of public and private schools, universities and colleges. All of this, combined with a diverse economy with multiple Fortune 500 companies, makes for an extraordinary quality of life.
Contact Suzanne Haney, MD, [email protected], or Brenda Krull, Physician & Faculty Affairs, [email protected] for more information.

Posted 04.30.20

Child Abuse Pediatrician Opportunity in Sioux Falls, SD

Sanford Children’s Hospital and University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine are seeking a BE/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician.

  • Full time position offers excellent opportunities for inpatient and outpatient clinical child abuse practice, teaching, prevention work, research, and community involvement in the multidisciplinary team.
  • Successful candidate will be at Child’s Voice, an NCA accredited hospital based CAC that provides medical evaluation for over 1400 patients each year.
  • Candidates should have certification in child abuse pediatric; have experience and outstanding clinical skill in child abuse assessment within a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Program currently consists of the pediatric medical director, a physician assistant, forensic interviewers, nurses, patient support staff and a family advocate.
  • Clinical service will be the primary focus of this position; however, candidates should also possess interest and experience in research and/or education.

Nationally competitive 2 year salary guarantee with a comprehensive physician benefit package including 401K, Health, Dental, Vision, Paid CME, Paid Vacation, Malpractice, Disability, Relocation Allowance, and No State Income Tax.

Sanford Health is one of the largest, not-for-profit health care systems in the nation with 44 hospitals and nearly 300 clinics in nine states and nine countries. Sanford Health serves the Upper Midwest, with nearly 1,400 physicians in 81 specialty areas of medicine.


  • 545-bed hospital
  • Large referral area
  • Research opportunities
  • Serving a city population of 250,000

Sioux Falls is one of the fastest growing areas in the Midwest. As the largest city in the state, it balances an excellent quality of life and strong economy with a safe, clean living environment. The cost of living is competitive and South Dakota has no state income tax. Sioux Falls offers amenities of a community twice its size such as fine dining, shopping, arts, sports and nightlife.

For more information, contact:

Mary Jo Burkman, DASPR
Sr. Director Physician Recruitment
(605) 328-6996
[email protected]

Posted 04.17.20

Child Abuse Pediatrician Needed


St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the hospital’s Child Protection Program.

The Child Protection Program was established in 2004 to provide comprehensive medical evaluation to victims of child maltreatment in the greater Philadelphia area. Current staff members include one board certified child abuse pediatrician, a dedicated social worker, nurse, and support staff.  The prospective candidates should have a vested interest in program development and education. Each year, this program provides hundreds of medical evaluations for suspected cases of physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. These multidisciplinary evaluations occur in the inpatient setting, outpatient clinics, as well as the city’s regional Child Advocacy Center. Our team works closely with local investigators to ensure timely communication of the medical findings with each case. The program is committed towards educating trainees as well as medical students, residents and fellows in the region. The pediatrician joining staff will receive appointment at Drexel University College of Medicine, the hospital’s academic affiliate.

The Child Protection Program was recently awarded grant funding to expand the physical, mental, and behavioral health services provided to our patients while collaborating on city-wide efforts to prevent child maltreatment and reduce child trauma. St. Christopher’s Hospital offers excellent benefits, and opportunities for collaborations and interaction with Tower Health and its affiliate hospitals.

About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed, non-profit facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.

With more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children combines top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties, including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Only Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher’s is a Magnet® designated hospital and was recognized as a Women’s Choice Award Best Children’s Hospital.

In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey.


  • Doctor of Medicine/ Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree
  • BE/BC Child Abuse Pediatrician
  • Hold or be eligible for an unrestricted and unchallenged license to practice medicine in the state of Pennsylvania


Norrell K. Atkinson, MD, FAAP, Child Abuse Pediatrician
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, 215-427-3806 (office)
[email protected]

Posted 03.20.20

Pediatrician Child Protection Team, Advocate Children's Hospital, Chicago Suburbs - Park Ridge & 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].

Visit our website at docjobs.aah.org.

About Park Ridge, Illinois
Park Ridge is a picturesque suburb located 14 miles northwest of downtown Chicago.  It is convenient to O'Hare Airport, major expressways, CTA and Metra trains allowing for an easy commute into the city while enjoying peaceful suburban living.  Park Ridge is a prime residential community that retains its distinctive, small-town charm where “community” is a big part of this suburban town. Throughout the city, quiet tree-lined streets, pleasing architecture, excellent schools, centrally located library and ample parks help make Park Ridge one of the most desirable family communities in the Chicago area.

About Advocate Aurora Health
Together, we make healthy happen.

As the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the nation, Advocate Aurora Health’s combined strength and stability drives us forward. Our integrated delivery model allows our clinicians to offer state-of-the-art, top tier quality care throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern and central Illinois.

Our supportive staff and leadership are committed to an autonomous practice environment and continuously strive to be on the forefront of managing the changing healthcare landscape, advances in technology and innovative approaches to providing impeccable outcomes for our patients.

Whether you’re looking to practice in the heart of a dynamic city such as Chicago or Milwaukee, a multi-specialty clinic in the suburbs, or a charming small town, Advocate Aurora Health has an opportunity for you.

Posted 03.16.20

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


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


(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

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