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Child Abuse Pediatrician – Children’s Hospital & Medical Center with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting a BE/BC, fellowship trained Child Abuse Pediatrician.

We seek an individual with a passion for providing world class patient care and teaching. 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 Child Protection Team assesses suspected victims of all forms of child maltreatment including physical abuse, 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 involved providers. In addition, 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, as well as a complete compliment of hospital specialists. You will hold a faculty appointment at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine that will be commensurate with experience. Active research interest is welcomed and supported by CHRI, Child Health Research Institute.

For more information, please visit: https://careerlink.com/job/9921-020445-child-abuse-pediatrician/.

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center website: https://www.childrensomaha.org/.

Nominations, expressions of interest and applications (including cover letter and CV/resume) should be submitted to: Geralyn Azizkhan, Director, Physician and Faculty Affairs, [email protected]  or 402-955-6585. Cell: 402-979-3103. All replies will be treated with confidentiality.

Posted 08.13.18

Child Abuse Pediatrician Opportunities at University of Washington Department of Pediatrics

The University of Washington Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Hospital Medicine & the Child Protection Program are accepting applications for an up to full-time faculty position for both a child abuse pediatrician and another child abuse pediatrician qualified for directorship of the child abuse fellowship as well as part-time teaching responsibilities.

The Child Protection Program (CPP) consists of 4-5 Child Abuse Pediatricians (CAPs) and is teamed with social work and administrative support at all 3 facilities (see below).

We have a full three-year CAP fellowship with one fellow per year.

Our CPP team, supported by fellows and multi-hospital Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs), covers 24/7 call for all 3 facilities as abuse consultants.

All of the facilities are teaching institutions delivering training to medical, nursing and social work students, residents and fellows and are often involved in statewide training opportunities. In addition, varied opportunities exist for involvement in research within each organization.

The facilities our team covers are:

  1. Seattle Children’s Hospital is a multi-disciplinary children’s hospital with a PICU, large ED and urgent care system and associated community clinics.
  2. Harborview Medical Center is a large county hospital which is a level 1 trauma and burn center and has a wide variety of specialty clinics including those involved with sexual assault, HIV, immigrant health care and women’s health care.
  3. Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Services is a longstanding community clinic serving adult, teen and child victims of sexual abuse and trauma.

The population served by most of the facilities involves the Seattle/King County area but also supports the multi-state area of Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WAMI) for training, trauma referrals and consultation.

Our team and all of the staff of the three facilities are all a part of our countywide “virtual” Child Abuse Center (CAC). This is an active and collaborative group which is a protocol based and accredited CAC that involves law enforcement, child protective services, child abuse teams, the county prosecutor’s office and victim advocacy.

The child protection team is also involved with a consultation program for abuse and neglect cases referred to the Washington state child welfare program.

For more information, please contact:

Rebecca Wiester, MD
Seattle Children’s Hospital Child Protection Program
Medical Director
[email protected]

Posted 08.07.18

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - McLane Children's Hospital


  • Multidisciplinary team includes two pediatricians, an OB/GYN physician specializing in pediatrics, forensic nurses, and social workers
  • Approximately 900 patient encounters per year
  • Forensic nursing team covers 24/7 initial call
  • Full range of inpatient services and subspecialist support available
  • Partnership with the regional children’s advocacy center
  • Opportunities for research and teaching

About McLane Children’s Hospital

McLane Children’s Hospital is a 112 bed facility with 160 active medical and surgical pediatric faculty. McLane Children’s training programs, affiliated with the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, include a pediatric residency and neonatology fellowship. Academic appointments are available commensurate with experience.

About Us

Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas and we believe care goes beyond hospital walls. With our new model of care, we treat patients when they’re sick but we also work hard to keep them healthy. Our business is healing and we have positioned ourselves as not only a provider of quality health care, but also as a business that truly cares about people. Here, you’ll learn the difference between being a health care provider and being one who truly serves others. You’ll have more than just a job. At Baylor Scott & White, you’ll find your calling.

About Temple, TX

This Central Texas city has it all: an interesting history, top-class performing arts, and a wide variety of attractions, all set on a beautiful backdrop of sloping hills and wide-open farm land. Temple’s enchanting scenery, small-town charm, and wealth of things to see and do makes it a compelling place to live. Temple sits a few miles east of the picturesque Lake Belton, a nearly 12,400-acre reservoir where you can embark on a nearly limitless amount of adventure. Those who seek the sweet sounds of a top-class symphony should check out the Temple Symphony Orchestra. If you’re more into the theater, attend a musical or a play performed by the Temple Civic Theatre. Temple’s fascinating history, beautiful scenery, and big-city culture makes it a great choice for living in the Lone Star State.

For more information please contact Heidi Krape, [email protected], or visit https://jobs.bswhealth.com/job-description/7062942/child-abuse-pediatrician-opportunity-temple-tx/.

Posted 07.13.18

Pediatrician - Child Advocacy & Protection Program

The Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) seeks a General Pediatrician with interest in child abuse pediatrics for our Child Advocacy and Protection Program (CAPP). The pediatrician will:

  • Provide consultations for a variety of clinicians, community professionals, and Child Advocacy Centers throughout New Hampshire and Vermont.
  • Provide acute and non-acute physical assessments, treatment recommendations, and team communication for children and adolescents when there are questions of any type of child maltreatment.
  • Work with the Director of the Child Advocacy and Protection Program to help educate medical students, residents, and other health care professionals on the extensive needs of this vulnerable population.

The chosen physician can expect:

  • A robust network of professional colleagues across New Hampshire and Vermont.
  • A second major clinical hub in Manchester, NH in the southern part of the state where large numbers of families served by CAPP live.
  • An academic appointment at the Geisel School of Medicine commensurate with experience.

Requirements include:

  • Board certification as an MD or eligible with the ability for licensure in NH.
  • Significant training and experience in Child Abuse Pediatrics.
  • Completion of an approved training program in child abuse clinical skills will be required within 6 months of hire.

Our extraordinary live well, work well benefits include:

  • Vacation Time, Paid Sick Time, CME Time
  • Health, Life, Dental, and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Outstanding Employee Retirement Plan
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • CME Funds
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Relocation Assistance

About the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD)

The Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) is New Hampshire's only comprehensive, full-service children's hospital and provides an extended system of care that offers advanced pediatric services including a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Pediatric and Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Intensive Care Nursery (ICN), 30 specialty clinics and the CHaD Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Center.

Applicants are encouraged to apply at the link below:


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 07.13.18

Child Abuse Pediatrician - University of California Irvine Department of Pediatrics

The University of California Irvine, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a full time board certified or eligible child abuse pediatrician to join the Division of General Pediatrics and to work in a multidisciplinary environment located in Orange County, California.

The Division of General Pediatrics includes the Subdivision of Child Abuse that consists of a child abuse pediatrician, nurse practitioner, and clinic staff, that see patients at the Child Abuse Services Team (CAST) Medical Unit (CAC) located within the city of Orange. Child abuse pediatricians provide consultation for suspected child abuse and/or neglect at UC Irvine Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), and Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Long Beach. There may be general pediatric opportunities available within the department.

Candidates must be board-certified/ board- eligible in child abuse pediatrics with experience in all aspects of child maltreatment and neglect, including physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and medical child abuse. We are seeking a qualified candidate with a strong commitment to patient care, education, research, and community engagement. The faculty member will provide direct patient care, be involved in teaching medical students and residents, and participate in community outreach. The faculty will be a part of a multidisciplinary team by playing a role in serving as a resource for the region, delivering consultation and assistance.

Our clinical practice is located in Orange County, California, which is known for its 42 miles of coastline with such spectacular vistas that many proclaim it the 'California Riviera'. Boasting one of the best climates in the world, with sunshine 342 days per year and an average annual temperature of 70 degrees Fahrenheit, Orange County is known for some of the most diverse landscape imaginable and just an hour’s drive from both desert and mountains. Orange County also boasts of such world class attractions as Disneyland and Disney California Adventures, Knott’s Berry Farm, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Laguna Beach Pageant of the Masters, and some of the best shopping and dining in all of Southern California.

Please contact Sheena Dizon, our Division Administrator, at [email protected] with any questions you may have.TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine’s RECRUIT located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04458. Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information of at least three references

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Posted 06.15.18

Child Abuse Pediatrician - Phoenix, Arizona

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

The Child Protection Team at Phoenix Children’s Hospital 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.

Phoenix Children’s is 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). Our brand new facility has nearly doubled our bed capacity (from 385 to 626).

Physician will work with the team to provide services at two facilities – Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Maricopa Medical Center as well as five advocacy sites – Childhelp Children’s Advocacy Center of Arizona, Mesa Family Advocacy Center, Southwest Family Advocacy Center, Pinal County Family Advocacy Center – Eloy and Pinal County Family Advocacy Center – San Tan Valley.

  • Team consists of one pediatrician, four nurse practitioners, two dedicated forensic interviews plus excellent support staff
  • Provide consults for hospitalized patients, ED patients, and advocacy center patients
  • Call coverage is 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.

Interested applicants, please send CV to: Raye Jean Becker, Physician Talent Acquisition Partner, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, 1919 E. Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016, (602) 933-1101, [email protected].

Posted 06.12.18

Child Abuse Pediatrician Opening - Houston, Texas

The Division of Child Protection Pediatrics of the McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas at Houston (UTHealth) is pleased to announce an open position for a full-time BE/BC child abuse pediatrician at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. The candidate will join a robust group that includes three BC child abuse pediatricians, two child and adolescent psychiatrists, two dedicated pediatric social workers, three social work therapists, two psychologists, and research support specialists. The Division provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient medical and mental health care to child maltreatment victims and families at risk, and includes an intensive family-centered outpatient program for children with suspected medical neglect, medical abuse, non-adherence, and somatoform diagnoses. We have an accredited child abuse fellowship program and popular resident and medical student rotations. The Division also serves as the hub for a statewide network of child abuse pediatricians who serve as consultants and educators for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Opportunities for research and quality improvement projects are widely available and encouraged. Houston is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the U.S., thanks to its many world-class amenities (arts, restaurants, parks, and sports), healthy economy, excellent schools, and relative affordability. More information about our Division can be found via the following link: https://med.uth.edu/pediatrics/divisions/child-protection-pediatrics/. Interested parties should contact Dr. Rebecca Girardet at 713-500-6064.

Posted 05.23.18

IMMEDIATE OPENING: Board Eligible/Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician 

Driving Distance to Bay Area, Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe, Los Angeles

Valley Children’s Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest pediatric healthcare networks, is seeking a second BE/BC Child Abuse Pediatrician to join The Guilds of Children’s Hospital Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Center at Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera, California, recognized in Central California and the state as a leader in advocacy, injury prevention, clinical research and academic training.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a caring, patient-focused physician to join a collegial team in busy practice servicing 11 counties in the Central Valley. We’re seeking someone with great vision and passion for their work as well as an interest in research. Here you will have the chance to become an instrumental part of growing this generously endowed program.

The Guilds Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Center is composed of the Child Advocacy Clinic, which operates five days a week and sees over 1,000 children each year. The team is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day for emergency coverage. The Center includes an inpatient component that evaluates about 100 children yearly in the pediatric emergency department, acute-care floors and the pediatric intensive care unit. These children are evaluated for suspected physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. The staff includes a board-certified child abuse pediatrician, nurse practitioners specialized in child maltreatment, forensic nurses, social workers, a center coordinator and support staff.

Through the diligent efforts of the Guilds of Valley Children’s Hospital, a generous endowment of $5 million was presented to the Center to ensure the program’s growth and longevity. The Center continues to expand, adding more staff as the need arises. Valley Children’s Hospital and The Guilds Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Center share the same philosophical objective that all children have “Futures Worth Fighting For.”

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

The city of Fresno offers a truly affordable cost of living and is located in the heart of the state in the central San Joaquin Valley of California. With a metropolitan area population of over 1,000,000 in the 2010 census, Fresno represents the third-largest metropolitan center in California and an area that abounds with fine regional and ethic restaurants, as well as a vibrant night life.  Its symphony, local theater companies, music and dance productions distinguish Fresno as a city with access to a wide variety of cultural events. Fresno is the only city in the United States with three national parks in its backyard: Kings Canyon, Sequoia and Yosemite. Families will love the friendly neighborhoods and excellent schools. Fresno also provides comfortable day trips to San Francisco, the California Coast and the Los Angeles area. If you want to experience the best that California has to offer, there’s no better place to live.

This is an exceptional opportunity for professional development and personal fulfillment in an area that presents an outstanding quality of life. For complete details and confidential consideration, please contact Glenda Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners, by email at  [email protected], or by phone at (877)440-3832 and (214) 850-3094 (cell), including nights and weekends.

Posted 05.11.18

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - Children's Hospital of MI and University Pediatricians

The Children's Hospital of MI and University Pediatricians is seeking a BC/BE child abuse pediatrician to start up a basic inpatient child protection team with the expectation that subsequently an advanced team will be built. Initially a full time mid-level provider and a full time social worker will be hired for the team. Selected interested general pediatricians and emergency medicine physicians are available. CHM is a level 1 verified pediatric trauma center and a level 1 verified burn center. Neurosurgery and neuroradiology are strongly supportive. Expectations include staffing and inpatient consult service,  expert witness testimony, setting up multidisciplinary team meetings, peer review, and protocol development. Teaching opportunities about as CHM is a training site for medical students, residents and fellows. There are also teaching opportunities in the community for DHHS workers, lawyers, and law enforcement. The salary is competitive and is dependent on experience.

Contact: Mary Lu Angelilli, MD, FAAP: [email protected].

Posted 04.23.18 

Lehigh Valley Children's Hospital in Allentown, PA Has a Position Available for a Board Certified Board/Eligible CAP

If interested please contact Debra Esernio-Jenssen @ 484 633-0934.

Job Description for Child Abuse Pediatrician for Section of Child Protection Medicine

1. Patient Care Responsibilities
a) Provide direction for all aspects of Child Maltreatment Evaluations at the Child Advocacy Center (CAC), including personnel, triage and clinic procedures, support for families and children, laboratory concerns, as well as liaison with referring professionals and agencies. Along with other medical providers, provide medical and medico legal assessment of children and adolescents.

b) Provide formal or informal consultation regarding inpatients at Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital when there are concerns of child maltreatment; review and make recommendations regarding the plan of care, as appropriate.

c) Provide legal testimony as required.  Advise child protective service workers in the involved counties regarding children’s health status, diagnosis, and likelihood of maltreatment, based on medical findings.

d) Coordinate Child Protection Medicine procedures to assess and treat children, including development and dissemination of guidelines and provision or oversight of inservices and other training opportunities.

e) In conjunction with other CAP and Development staff, develop and write funding proposals and program initiatives.  Participate in budgeting and financial planning with the Section Chief of Child Protection Medicine.

f) Coordinate and chair interdepartmental and interagency case conferences, as needed.

g) Assess, diagnose and prescribe treatment in accordance with current practice and guidelines.

h) Consult with nursing, rehabilitation professionals, mental health, social services and other appropriate staff to meet health care needs of assigned patient population.

i) Complete all necessary documentation regarding the health care of patients in accordance with established policies and procedures and relevant State and Federal regulatory requirements.

j) Assist nursing and medical staff with assessments, perform selected procedures and answer and discuss clinical questions.

k) Participate in quality improvement efforts.

2. Regularly attend the Child Protection Team meetings and Multidisciplinary Case Conference Meetings at Lehigh and Northampton Counties.

3. Take call as regularly scheduled, and if required, providing formal/informal consultation.

4. Be involved with the education of medical students, residents, and SANEs (sexual assault nurse examiners).

5. Obtain continuing education as required by licensing and certification authorities and as needed to provide effective patient care.

6. Facilitate the conduct of research and disseminate research findings among colleagues.

Posted 04.23.18

Child Abuse Pediatrics Program at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine Is Seeking Early and Mid-career Physicians

Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine are excited to announce openings for two full-time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatricians - or an enthusiastic non-CAP BE/BC physician who has a demonstrated dedication to vulnerable and at-risk children and families- to join our dynamic Child Abuse Pediatrics program.  These are faculty opportunities for both early- and mid-career candidates.  If you are interested in excellence in clinical care, high quality clinical and community-based research, and world-class educational and training, we have it all. 

The faculty positions available are Assistant or Associate Professor levels at Baylor College of Medicine as part of Texas Children’s Hospital.  Founded in 1900, Baylor College of Medicine serves as the academic home for physicians within Texas Children’s Hospital.  The medical school is ranked #10 for pediatrics and #5 for primary care by U.S. News and World Report (2018).

As all things in Texas are large, Texas Children’s Hospital is the home to the largest pediatrics department in the country, currently boasting over 1,200 faculty members, and is ranked 4th Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report.  In addition to the Main Campus (located within the world’s largest medical complex, The Texas Medical Center) Texas Children’s Hospital has 2 free-standing children’s hospitals with subspecialty clinics (The West and Woodlands Campuses).  Texas Children’s Hospital also has a network of 54 primary care clinics throughout the Greater Houston area as well as three Urgent Care Centers.

Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine are excited to announce openings for two full-time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatricians - or an enthusiastic non-CAP BE/BC physician who has a demonstrated dedication to vulnerable and at-risk children and families- to join our dynamic Child Abuse Pediatrics program.  These are faculty opportunities for both early- and mid-career candidates.  If you are interested in excellence in clinical care, high quality clinical and community-based research, and world-class educational and training, we have it all. 

The faculty positions available are Assistant or Associate Professor levels at Baylor College of Medicine as part of Texas Children’s Hospital.  Founded in 1900, Baylor College of Medicine serves as the academic home for physicians within Texas Children’s Hospital.  The medical school is ranked #10 for pediatrics and #5 for primary care by U.S. News and World Report (2018).

As all things in Texas are large, Texas Children’s Hospital is the home to the largest pediatrics department in the country, currently boasting over 1,200 faculty members, and is ranked 4th Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report.  In addition to the Main Campus (located within the world’s largest medical complex, The Texas Medical Center) Texas Children’s Hospital has 2 free-standing children’s hospitals with subspecialty clinics (The West and Woodlands Campuses).  Texas Children’s Hospital also has a network of 54 primary care clinics throughout the Greater Houston area as well as three Urgent Care Centers. 

A motto of Texas Children’s Hospital is simple: Heal Sick Children.  That is what we do.

Those interested please contact:

Christopher Greeley, MD, MS
Chief, Section of Public Health Pediatrics
Director, Child Abuse Pediatrics program
Texas Children’s Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 832-822-1843
Email: [email protected]

Posted 04.09.18

Clinical Educator, Penn State Health Children's Hospital, Dept. of Pediatrics and Penn State College of Medicine

The Penn State Health Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Penn State College of Medicine is offering an exciting clinical-educator opportunity for a faculty member in the Center for the Protection of Children (CPC).

What We're Offering

  • Mainly clinical position with ample opportunity for an early or mid-career physician to develop or expand their research portfolio.
  • Academic rank commensurate with experience.
  • Interaction and collaboration with dynamic clinicians and an outstanding array of cutting edge clinicians and researchers at both the Hershey and University Park campuses.
  • Well-known faculty and staff throughout the region for providing community trainings, and developing collaborative practices.
  • Active Telehealth program that extends the reach into rural communities throughout Pennsylvania.

What We're Seeking

  • Have completed or currently enrolled in an accredited Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship and/or BC/BE in Child Abuse Pediatrics.
  • Outstanding patient care qualities.
  • Excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills required.

Center for the Protection of Children (CPC)

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

Area Highlights Include

Hershey is a suburban community of 20,000 in a metropolitan area of 400,000 in one of the fastest growing regions in the state. Penn State Children's Hospital at the Hershey Medical Center is approximately 12 miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and is one of the largest employers in the Commonwealth.

For additional information, please contact Lori Frasier MD, Director, Center for the Protection of Children at [email protected].

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

Posted 03.19.18

Child Abuse Pediatrician, Dept. of Pediatrics, New Mexico School of Medicine

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Division of General & Community Pediatrics is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to fill a full time Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Clinical Educator track. The candidate will have unique opportunities to expand teaching, clinical services, and research dedicated to evaluation and diagnosis in cases of suspected child maltreatment. Qualifications sought include academic excellence in teaching, administration, clinical work, and cultural competence. The candidate will supervise and teach residents and medical students from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. The Department of Pediatrics is committed to the professional development of faculty to become excellent educators in preparation for promotion. The academic appointment and salary will be based on academic background and experience.

The Children’s Hospital of the University of New Mexico has a level one pediatric trauma designation and the only pediatric emergency department in the state. Excellent pediatric services are available including imaging, intensive care, ophthalmology, surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, and rehabilitation. We serve a diverse population of patients from both rural and urban areas of New Mexico as well as from many Native American tribes/pueblos. The institution is located in Albuquerque, a picturesque city, located at the base of the Sandia Mountains, and home to the International Balloon Fiesta. Child maltreatment services are provided by one full time board certified child abuse pediatrician, one part time child abuse pediatrician, and a nurse practitioner who staff Para Los Ninos (PLN) and the Child Abuse Response Team (CART.) CART responds to child physical abuse and neglect cases while PLN responds to child sexual abuse cases. PLN is an off-site clinical program located at the Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center which serves victims of child sexual abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence. The candidate would be serving as medical director of this specialty clinic. Our programs serve approximately 800 patients each year. The successful candidate will assume clinical responsibility with both CART and PLN.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be board certified or board eligible in child abuse pediatrics.
  • Must be able to obtain a New Mexico medical license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in working in a multidisciplinary team setting
  • Clinical experience in the inpatient and outpatient evaluation of patients presenting for concerns of child physical abuse and neglect.
  • Clinical experience in academic or private practice settings that care for pediatric and adolescent patients presenting for concerns of child sexual abuse or sexual assault.
  • Experience in forensic evidence collection related to sexual assault evidence kits.
  • Experience supervising residents and medical students in an academic setting, teaching residents and medical students in outpatient and inpatient settings through evidence based medicine, leading teaching sessions, and clinical precepting.
  • Bilingual Spanish-English skills

For best consideration, applications must be received by April 13, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.  A complete application must contain a cover letter, CV and a list of 3 references.

This position is subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law and clearance by the New Mexico Department of Health is required as a condition of employment.

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. Regents' Policy Manual - Section 6.7: Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment, which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at http://policy.unm.edu/regents-policies/section-6/6-7.html.

Interested applicants must apply for this position via UNMJobs website https://unmjobs.unm.edu and refer to Req4327.

For additional information, you may contact Leslie Strickler, DO, [email protected].

Posted 03.16.18