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Child Abuse Pediatrician to work as the Medical Director, Center for Child Protection for a Large Public Health & Hospital System in Silicon Valley

Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System (SCVHHS), a large public teaching healthcare system, affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine, is seeking a BE/BC pediatrician to work as the Medical Director, Center for Child Protection (CCP).

The responsibilities of this position include clinical, administrative, and systems development roles. This individual will be viewed throughout Santa Clara County (SCC) as the physician leader in child advocacy of SCVHHS.  BE/BC in child abuse preferred.  Commensurate, current clinical experience in the practice of child abuse pediatrics is acceptable.

Skills required: awareness of the impact of trauma on children’s emotional and psychological well-being; knowledge of the relationship of various systems of care impacting children’s welfare; ability to collaborate with leaders and organizations to improve integration of services for vulnerable children.

Clinical Responsibilities

  1. Center for Child Protection: forensic evaluations for child sexual abuse/child physical abuse; administrative supervision of CCP programs; clinical supervision of all written reports and culposcopic photographs obtained by Advanced Practice Providers. Clinical hours and call schedule to be determined.
  2. SPARK Clinic: administrative/clinical supervision of SPARK, medical home for children in foster care in SCC.
  3. Youth Clinic: participate in administration of transitional age youth clinic, serving teens and young adults who were previously in foster care or the juvenile justice system and other high-risk youth.

Administrative Responsibilities

  1. Support collaborative efforts to establish a Child Advocacy Center in SCC.
  2. Chair Child Abuse Prevention Committee, internal to SCVMC’s cross-disciplinary team that evaluates quality of abuse evaluations across SCVHHS, and supports educational efforts.
  3. Supervise maintenance of data base re: child physical/sexual abuse evaluations.
  4. Provide ongoing education and develop educational materials for clinical staff regarding signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect.
  5. Provide annual training for the pediatric and emergency departments regarding mandatory reporting requirements.
  6. Collaborate with community partners to develop a centralized trauma-informed resource for children in foster care to monitor medication practices, school behavior interventions, and school disciplinary practices.
  7. Represent SCVMC on county-wide organizations who advocate for children’s health and safety.

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefits and paid malpractice. SCVHHS is an Equal Opportunity employer. If you are interested, please submit your letter of intent and CV to [email protected].

For more details, please visit: https://www.scvmc.org/careers/Physician-Recruitment-Services/Pages/Current-Opening.aspx.

Posted 07.21.21


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

Tufts Children’s Hospital is looking to add another BC/ BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our established multi-disciplinary team. Tufts Children’s Hospital provides pediatric care within our children’s hospital within a general hospital in Boston, and through a network of hospitals throughout Massachusetts. The position involves initial consultation and follow-up of suspected child maltreatment cases, education of staff and trainees at our hospital and through our network, development of an outpatient clinic, and opportunities for advocacy and involvement in a variety of issues related to child welfare.

We are seeking a full-time person and can offer the role of Medical Director but we will consider junior faculty and part-time. Research support is available through the Pediatric Department or the Center for Community-Engaged Medicine at the Tufts Clinical Translational Science Institute.

About our team:

Our multi-disciplinary team includes social work and two physicians. The team is part of the Hospitalist program, which provides inpatient coverage to Tufts Children’s Hospital and our network of care in Eastern Massachusetts. Tufts Children’s Hospital is a Level 1 trauma center. Tufts Medical Center has multiple residency training programs. Tufts University School of Medicine and Dental School are across the street.

We offer outstanding opportunities for clinical practice, teaching and research as well as competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

Interested candidates, please send your confidential CV to:

Jennifer Colon
Physician Recruiter
Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization
Fax: 617-636-6366
Email: [email protected]
www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization is an EEO/AA employer.

Posted 07.19.21


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 Fall 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 nearly one million, 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.

We are committed to increasing diversity in our organizations to reflect the population that we serve and encourage applications from all candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Contact Suzanne Haney, MD, [email protected], or Brenda Krull, Physician & Faculty Affairs, [email protected] for more information.

Posted 07.16.21


Child Abuse Pediatrician - Connecticut Children's

Connecticut Children’s in Hartford, CT seeks a full-time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join their Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics.  This position offers excellent opportunities for teaching, research and advocacy.  Clinical work includes inpatient and outpatient consultations for suspected abuse and neglect at Connecticut Children’s, a 187-bed freestanding Children’s Hospital which is part of a Level 1 Trauma Center with a busy Pediatric Emergency Department and an 18 bed PICU.

Our growing division currently consists of two CAP MDs, three APRNs, two social workers, two medical assistants, one administrative associate, and a practice manager.  At this time we serve approximately 900 children annually.  We enjoy excellent collaboration with our multispecialty colleagues and work closely with them in an environment of unparalleled collegiality.

This position offers a very competitive salary and benefits package and we support a healthy work-life balance.  Academic appointment will be offered at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine commensurate with qualifications. There are 63 pediatric residents based at Connecticut Children’s and we are the core pediatric site for the UConn School of Medicine, so there are ample opportunities for teaching. Connecticut Children’s maintains a division of research dedicated to supporting faculty efforts.

Central Connecticut is a wonderful place to raise a family, has outstanding schools and neighborhoods, and enjoys a rich and diverse culture. With close proximity to the ocean, mountains and city centers such as Hartford, Boston or New York you can indulge all your recreational pursuits. CT Children’s is nationally ranked by US News and World Report, has won a Most Wired award, and has won the Women’s Choice Award in multiple years. Connecticut Children's is on a journey to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplace. Our aspiration is for Connecticut Children's to be a place where we all feel respected, a sense of belonging, and empowered to be the best we can be in service to our mission and each other.

To learn more, contact:

Nina Livingston, MD
Division Director, Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics, Connecticut Children’s
Associate Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
[email protected]
Or Brian Murray, Physician Recruiter: [email protected]

Posted 07.16.21


Pediatric Child Abuse Opportunity at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital-Midlands

Prisma Health Medical Group-Midlands and the University of South Carolina, Department of Pediatrics, are seeking a third physician for our Pediatric Child Abuse division in Columbia, SC. The full-time position is open to a physician who is board certified or board eligible in Child Abuse, or in General Pediatrics with a strong interest in child abuse. The position will include direct patient care, as well as responsibility for teaching. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. The general pediatrician candidate will be provided training during the first year of employment.

The division of Pediatric Child Abuse has a thriving clinical program with two main outpatient practice locations and currently has a team of two nurse practitioners and two board-certified Child Abuse pediatricians. The division provides medical services to a 13-county region in the Midlands of South Carolina and is affiliated with a tertiary Children’s Hospital. South Carolina has a well-integrated statewide medical response system for child abuse.

The Department of Pediatrics has a record of academic achievement and provides education to medical students, physician assistant students, and pediatric residents via electives, lectures, and other clinical experience.  The department along with our freestanding Children’s Hospital presently provides 151,000 patient encounters annually with 7,500 admissions and over 32,000 pediatric emergency room visits. The department has 18 divisions, is actively growing with planned new programs and faculty hires throughout, and has been recognized as the best teaching department for almost every year in the last 30 years. While primarily teaching clinicians, some faculty are engaged in research with infrastructure support.

Benefits package including relocation and malpractice with tail coverage.

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

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to: Tina Owens, Senior Physician Recruiter, [email protected], 864-797-6240.

Posted 07.06.21


Chief of Child Abuse Services

BronxCare Health System, a major teaching hospital and health system, has an excellent opportunity for a fellowship trained physician in child abuse. We are seeking a highly motivated individual BC/BE in both pediatrics and child abuse who is interested in working with an urban/underserved population in a dynamic and growing department. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated to develop a child protection program in one of the highest risk areas in this country in terms of child abuse, domestic violence and human trafficking. Specifically we are seeking a self-starter who is interested in working with the Chair of Pediatrics and departmental leadership on the following goals:

  • The Chief of the Child Abuse Program will be responsible for setting goals and implementing a program that responds to the needs of the community. This includes providing leadership to establish short and long-term goals, strategies, plans and polices that promote the safety of children residing in our community;
  • Provide child abuse consults in the outpatient, inpatient and emergency department settings;
  • Provide on-going child abuse services in an outpatient child protection clinic;
  • Provide ongoing education and support to residents and medical students that rotate through the department;
  • Provide faculty development as needed to promulgate a robust departmental response to child protection issues;
  • Assess the needs of the community and work with CBO’s such as; the Bronx Child Protection Center, Family Justice Center and Bronx Human Trafficking Task Force to address these needs;
  • Seek grant funding to support the child protection program;
  • Actively participate in departmental activities such as QI, M&M and Grand Rounds;
  • Support a child abuse research and scholarly agenda through individual research and the mentoring of resident research projects.

The child abuse specialist will report to and work closely with the Chair of Pediatrics in meeting the above goals. Initially the position will be divided 50:50 between child protection work and general pediatrics. As the program develops more time will be devoted to child protection services.

BronxCare Health System is a large community hospital serving the South Bronx. The Department of Pediatrics includes; a pediatric ED, inpatient unit, PICU, newborn nursery, level 3 NICU and 4 OPD clinics. As an academic center, teaching involves our 44 residents, as well as medical students from Sinai School of Medicine and other programs. The department has an active research agenda as well as multiple grant funded programs, including creation of the Bronx Human Trafficking Task Force.

We are affiliated with Levy School of Medicine of  Mt. Sinai Hospital and offer academic appointments appropriate to academic credentials.

We offer a competitive compensation package with a value-based incentive bonus and CME support. Benefits include; robust health insurance, retirement package, life insurance, disability insurance, CME funding and a generous vacation and CME schedule.

Please send resumes to Peter Sherman, MD, MPH, Chair of, Pediatrics at [email protected].

BronxCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that values its employees. Join our Team.

Posted 06.18.21


Attending Physician IV - Department of Pediatrics-Child Protective Services

Under the Department of Pediatrics the Attending Physician VI (Pediatric Child Protective Services) provides clinical care and management of patients ages 0-21 years. Responsibilities include supervising residents, medical students, and fellows as needed.  The Child Protective Services Physician must adhere to all federal, local and departmental rules and regulations supporting CCHHS.  Must have a MD/DO degree or foreign equivalent. Must be Illinois physician and surgeon license or ability to obtain license prior to hire date. Candidate should have Illinois and Federal controlled substance license or ability to obtain license prior to hire date. Must be Board certified/eligible in American Board of Child Protectives Services by the date of hire. Must have valid Illinois Controlled Substance License or ability to obtain license prior to starting employment. In addition, valid licensure with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or eligible to obtain DEA licensure prior to starting employment. Must have one or more years’ experience documenting in an electronic medical record.

Typical Duties

  • Provides clinical care, research and teaching for the Section of Child Protective Services.
  • Provides direct clinical care for Child Protective Services patients
  • Provide consults for Child Protective Services patients seen in the inpatient and outpatient settings in a considerate and compassionate manner.
  • Collaborates with administrative and nursing staff.
  • Participates in clinical research and mentors residents and students in research methods
  • Provides Pediatric Child Protective Services education to pediatric and family medicine residents and/or fellows in accordance with the Program requirements of the ACGME.
  • Facilitates medical education training in Pediatric Child Protective Services for medical students and physician assistant students.
  • Promotes quality, compliance and patient safety initiatives focusing on evidence-based solutions to minimize risk; works to implement patient safety goals and quality measures.
  • Actively participates in regularly scheduled department, hospital and medical staff meetings
  • Actively participates in goals and activities of the Section of Pediatric Child Protective Services including administration, productivity, quality, education and clinical research.
  • Performs additional departmental and hospital responsibilities as designated by the System Chair for Department of Pediatrics.

Please find below the website the position is posted on:

https://cookcountyhealth.org/about/careers/.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Posted 06.03.21


Child Abuse Pediatrician - Hawai‘i Pacific Health Medical Group

The Hawai‘i Pacific Health Medical Group is comprised of over 700 employed physicians and advanced practice providers. Together with our four medical centers (Kapi‘olani, Pali Momi, Straub, and Wilcox) and more than 50 convenient clinic locations statewide, our nonprofit health system is one of the state’s largest health care providers. Our network of physicians and specialists work together to provide a distinctive and effective model of coordinated care for maintaining the health and wellness of our patients.

Hawai‘i Pacific Health Medical Group is seeking a board certified/eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician or physician with at least 5 years of extensive experience in child abuse to help with the ongoing development of a hospital-based child abuse program. Outstanding collaborative skills and a strong interest in multidisciplinary work and community outreach are essential. Located in Honolulu, we are the only Children’s Hospital in the state and receive consultations from military and community hospitals on neighbor Hawaiian islands and the Pacific region. We have outstanding working relationships with the Departments of Health and Human Services as well as key child health legislators. This is an exciting opportunity for either a mid-career physician seeking to further develop a well-funded and established program or a younger Child Abuse Pediatrician eager to work in the most ethnically diverse State with other desirable attributes. Academic appointment commensurate with rank is at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawai‘i with medical student and resident education an important component of the position. Excellent salary and benefits. Research opportunities exist but are not central to the position.

For more information, and to submit your CV and Cover Letter, please contact our Physician Recruiter:

Ruthie Camello-Reyes, Physician Recruiter
[email protected], Office:  808-983-6931, Fax:  808-983-6086

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Posted 05.13.21


Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor, Fellowship Director - University of Washington

Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor, Fellowship Director, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics
University of Washington: Academic Personnel: School of Medicine: Pediatrics: Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

The University of Washington, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics invites applications for a full time faculty position as a Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor, with rank commensurate with experience and qualifications on the Full Time Clinical Faculty track. This is a 12-month service period (July 1 – June 30). As a Director of the ACGME Fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics in the Safe Child and Adolescent Network, the successful applicant will engage in clinical work and post-graduate medical education.  Anticipated start date is summer/fall 2021.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Protected administrative time will also be provided for fellowship direction. The director is expected to recruit and oversees selection of new fellows, develop and maintain a curriculum of didact and experiential learning that meets ACGME requirements, and provide support and mentorship to fellows as they develop clinically, academically and interpersonally.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have earned an MD, DO, or (foreign equivalent), be board certified in pediatrics, fellowship trained and board-certified or board-eligible in child abuse pediatrics. The successful candidate will have relevant academic scholarship (publications, curriculae) and experience in the field child abuse pediatrics.

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Application Instructions

If you are interested in this applying for this position, please submit a cover letter describing your interest, along with a current CV.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge

Select this link to apply now.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

Posted 05.03.21


Associate or Full Professor (WOT) Fellowship Director - University of Washington

Associate or Full Professor (WOT) Fellowship Director, Department of Pediatrics, Divison of General Pediatrics
University of Washington: Academic Personnel: School of Medicine: Pediatrics

The University of Washington, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics invites applications for a full time faculty position as an Associate Professor (without tenure) or Professor (without tenure), with rank commensurate with experience and qualifications on the Clinician-Scholar track. This is a 12-month service period (July 1 – June 30). As a Director of the ACGME Fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics in the Safe Child and Adolescent Network, the successful applicant will engage in clinical work and post-graduate medical education.  Anticipated start date is summer/fall 2021.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.  The successful clinician-scholar will be expected to engage in an area of scholarly activity that complements the clinical work proposed. The position includes protected time for scholarly work.

Protected administrative time will also be provided for fellowship direction. The director is expected to recruit and oversees selection of new fellows, develop and maintain a curriculum of didact and experiential learning that meets ACGME requirements, and provide support and mentorship to fellows as they develop clinically, academically and interpersonally.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have earned an MD, DO, or (foreign equivalent), be board certified in pediatrics, fellowship trained and board-certified or board-eligible in child abuse pediatrics. The successful candidate will have relevant academic scholarship (publications, curriculae) and experience in the field of child abuse pediatrics.

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Application Instructions

If you are interested in this applying for this position, please submit a cover letter describing your interest, along with a current CV.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Select this link to apply now

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

Posted 05.03.21


Child Safety and Advocacy Attending Pediatrician

Check us out here: https://www.geisingerjobs.org/accolades

The Department of Pediatrics and the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital at Geisinger is seeking a Board Eligible/Certified child abuse pediatrician to serve in the Division of Child Safety and Advocacy. The candidate will provide oversight, direct patient care, teaching and consultative services as a child abuse pediatrician. Our Division currently consists of a Board-Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician, two General Pediatricians who provide clinical oversight in both inpatient and outpatient treatment of abuse, program manager with administrative and social work background and a pediatric sexual assault nurse examiner. Our Division includes a fully accredited Child Advocacy Center (CAC) which utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach in the treatment of suspected child abuse and neglect. The candidate will work closely with the CAC Program Manager who has 30 years of experience to deliver comprehensive medical evaluation and treatment to child victims in the CAC setting, as well as to develop strategies for continual enhancement of our system wide response to child abuse and neglect.  Our Children’s Hospital serves as the region’s only child abuse program and includes an active inpatient consultative service that works closely with providers in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Hospitalist Service, Pediatric Emergency Department and Pediatric Trauma Service.

We seek a dynamic individual who will help lead our efforts in the prevention, identification and treatment of child abuse and neglect within central, northeast and southeast Pennsylvania.

Position Requirements

Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine, board eligible/certified in Pediatrics and Child Abuse. The candidate should be comfortable in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. General pediatric core skills are required.

Licensure, Registry, or Certification Required: Current License to practice medicine in PA, DEA number, valid PA driver’s license, maintenance of Board Certification in Child Abuse Pediatrics.

To be considered for this position, please send your CV to: Dr. Pat Bruno C/O Betsy Kelchner, Senior Provider Recruiter, at [email protected].

Posted 04.26.21


Section Head, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital - Nashville, TN

The Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is seeking a Board-certified Child Abuse Pediatrician to serve as Section Head for the Center for Child Protection & Well-Being at Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Interested candidates will have the opportunity to lead an established child abuse pediatrics team consisting of one child abuse pediatrician and a program coordinator, with close ties to the pediatric social work department, including a dedicated team social worker. With our active inpatient consultative service and a growing outpatient clinic, we evaluate children suspected of being physically abused, neglected, or victims of medical child abuse. Through a relationship with a separate center for the evaluation of sexually abused children, our child abuse pediatricians also supervise a team of forensic nurse practitioners.

The Section Head will be responsible for leading all aspects of the program, including administrative, clinical, educational, advocacy, and scholarship, and will work directly with division and department leadership to achieve programmatic goals. We seek individuals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a growth-oriented mindset. The Department of Pediatrics offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

The 343-bed Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is the stand-alone children’s hospital of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The catchment area for the Children’s Hospital includes middle Tennessee, southern Kentucky, and northern Alabama and is the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in the region. Our center is the only program offering services focused on the medical evaluation of child physical abuse and neglect for this region.

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

Please send a cover letter along with a CV to:

Derek J. Williams, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
[email protected]

Posted 04.26.21


BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital - Nashville, TN

The Department of Pediatrics Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Center for Child Protection & Well-Being at Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Interested candidates will have the opportunity to join an established child abuse pediatrics team consisting of one child abuse pediatrician and a program coordinator, with close ties to the pediatric social work department, including a dedicated team social worker. With our active inpatient consultative service and a growing outpatient clinic, we evaluate children suspected of being physically abused, neglected, or victims of medical child abuse. Through a relationship with a separate center for evaluation of sexually abused children, the CAPs supervise forensic nurse practitioners. Participation in hospital and community-based multidisciplinary team meetings as well as education of learners are key roles of all the team members. In addition to clinical activities, opportunities to engage in research, quality improvement, or medical education are also available and highly encouraged. The Department of Pediatrics offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. We are seeking candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor academic appointment with opportunities for leadership and growth of the team depending on experience and interests.

The 343-bed Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is the stand-alone children’s hospital of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The catchment area for the Children’s Hospital includes middle Tennessee, southern Kentucky, and northern Alabama and is the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in the region. Our center is the only program offering services focused on the medical evaluation of child physical abuse and neglect for this region.

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

Please send a cover letter along with a CV to:

Derek J. Williams, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
[email protected]

Posted 04.26/.21


BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - Oakland, CA

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE COMFORTABLE WITH:

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

THIS POSITION WILL INVOLVE:

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

A FEW REASONS TO CONSIDER A PRACTICE WITH TPMG:

  • Work-life balance focused practice, including flexible schedules and unmatched practice support.
  • We can focus on providing excellent patient care without managing overhead and billing.
  • We demonstrate our commitment to a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity by hiring physicians that reflect and celebrate the diversity of people and cultures. We practice in an environment with patients at the center and deliver culturally responsive and compassionate care to our member populations.
  • Multi-specialty collaboration with a mission-driven integrated health care delivery model.
  • An outstanding electronic medical record system that allows flexibility in patient management.
  • We have a very rich and comprehensive Physician Health & Wellness Program.
  • We are Physician-led and develop our own leaders.
  • Professional development opportunities in teaching, research, mentorship, physician leadership, and community service.

EXTRAORDINARY BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental
  • Moving allowance and home loan assistance - up to $200,000 (approval required)
  • Malpractice and tail insurance
  • Paid holidays, sick leave, education leave
  • Shareholder track
  • Three retirement plans, including pension

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

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

Connect With Us:

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

Posted 04.19.21


Medical Director/Institute Director

The Child Abuse Research Education and Service (CARES) Institute at Rowan University (RU), School of Osteopathic Medicine is pleased to announce a national search for a Medical Director/Institute Director with an academic appointment in the Department of Pediatrics. Rank commensurate with academic credentials in the clinical educator track. The Institute’s founding co-directors, Martin A. Finkel, DO and Esther Deblinger, Ph.D. have established a nationally/internationally recognized Center of Excellence positioned to continue its growth and development, and integrates medical and mental health aspects of its operations.

The Institute maintains academic appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry. With over 50 staff and faculty, the Institute supports its robust clinical, training, and research missions. The Medical Director/Institute Director will collaborative with the Institute Co-director, Dr. Esther Deblinger. Our affiliation with Cooper Hospital, CARES Institute offers New Jersey’s only Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship.

https://centers.rowanmedicine.com/cares/index.html

Duties of the Medical Director/Institute Director include but are not limited to:

Leadership/ Academic

  • Advance clinical, educational, research efforts, capabilities, and capacity.
  • Provide strategic leadership to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies.
  • Promote/mentor the academic careers of medical faculty
  • CAN education for medical students, residents, and faculty.
  • Collaborate with the State of New Jersey’s Division of Children and Families (DCF) leadership and legislative allies.
  • Support CAN Pediatrics fellowship and partnership with Cooper University Hospital/Department of Pediatrics and maintain fellowship accreditation.
  • Seek grants, contracts, major gifts, and State appropriations to assure fiscal solvency/independence in collaboration with RU Office of Government Affairs and the RU Foundation.

Administrative

  • Develop and maintain department budget and attain fiscal targets.
  • Direct and facilitate the recruitment, retention, and professional development
  • Serve on key committees and task forces within the University, and external groups.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Dean.

Clinical

  • Provide and manage direct patient care at our two outpatient clinical offices and inpatient consultation to Cooper Hospital.
  • Work with other Department Chairs of the School to improve the Faculty Practice Plan’s quality, service delivery, and financial performance.
  • Communicate with physicians and hospital staff to support and enhance patient care.

Qualifications

  • DO, MD, or MD-PhD degree; eligible for licensure in New Jersey
  • Board Certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Appointment appropriate to academic credentials in the clinical-educator track

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online on the Rowan University job site: https://jobs.rowan.edu/en-us/job/495140/medical-directorinstitute-director-som.

Posted 04.14.21


Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children - Child Abuse Pediatrician

About the Opportunity

The Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is seeking a board certified/board eligible child abuse pediatrician (CAP) to join their practice.  The Center is a nationally accredited child advocacy center with a multidisciplinary team consisting of forensic interviewers, a family advocate, behavioral health professionals, a training and prevention team, as well as advanced practice providers (APP), child life specialist, medical assistant and child abuse pediatric fellows.  
Clinical responsibilities include providing inpatient consultations at the 3 free-standing pediatric hospitals within the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta enterprise as well as evaluating outpatients at the Center.  The team of APPs provides 24/7 coverage to all the emergency departments for cases of sexual abuse.  There are numerous opportunities for education and advocacy throughout the state to our community partners and providers, as well as to medical students, pediatric residents, nursing students and fellows.

Child Protection Center | Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (choa.org)

About Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Children’s is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Georgia and one of the largest in the country, serving over 400,000 unique patients each year with 638 licensed beds. Children's has state-of-the-art facilities and technology, an electronic medical record, voice recognition software and access to more than 60 pediatric sub-specialties. In addition to being recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, Children’s has been consistently recognized as one of Fortune magazine’s 100 best places to work.

To express interest, please apply online at www.choa.org/jobs, or email Kara Rawlinson, Physician Recruiter, at [email protected].

Posted 04.08.21


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 & 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. This person 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 188 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 or board-eligible; 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 03.22.20


BC/ BE Child Abuse Pediatrician

Tufts Children’s Hospital is looking to add another BC/ BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our established multi-disciplinary team. Tufts Children’s Hospital provides pediatric care within our children’s hospital within a general hospital in Boston, and through a network of hospitals throughout Massachusetts. The position involves initial consultation and follow-up of suspected child maltreatment cases, education of staff and trainees at our hospital and through our network, and opportunities for advocacy and involvement in a variety of issues related to child welfare.

This is the perfect position for a physician who wants flexibility in their work. The position is flexible; about 0.5 FTE will be occupied by child protection clinical work. The person who fills this position may elect to work part-time, to join the pediatric hospitalist or pediatric primary care team, or conduct research, either in the Pediatric Department or the Center for Community-Engaged Medicine at the Tufts Clinical Translational Science Institute.

About Our Team

Our multi-disciplinary team includes social work, two physicians, and family nurse practitioner. The team is part of the Hospitalist program, which provides inpatient coverage to Tufts Children’s Hospital and our network of care in Eastern Massachusetts. Tufts Children’s Hospital is a Level 1 trauma center. Tufts Medical Center has multiple residency training programs. Tufts University School of Medicine and Dental School are across the street.

Child Abuse Pediatrics Responsibilities

  1. Shared on-call for consultations regarding cases of suspected child abuse or neglect anywhere in our system. We have four medical providers sharing the call schedule. This includes telephone virtual consultations, in-person consultation at Tufts Children’s Hospital, supervision of an advanced practice nurse, and court testimony as related to cases seen.
  2. Education for medical and dental students, pediatric and surgical residents, and pediatric subspecialty teams.

Other opportunities depending on candidate’s interest, each up to 0.5 FTE.

We offer outstanding opportunities for clinical practice, teaching and research as well as competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

Interested candidates, please send your confidential CV to:

Jennifer Colon
Physician Recruiter
Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization
Fax: 617-636-6366
Email: [email protected]
www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization is an EEO/AA employer.

Posted 03.08.21


Full Time Faculty Position, University of North Carolina

The Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (GPAM) at the University of North Carolina is recruiting a for a full time faculty position, which will have joint responsibilities in in the Section of Child Maltreatment (.60 FTE) and the Division of Hospital Pediatrics (.40 FTE). The primary role is to lead the inpatient child abuse and neglect service at UNC Children’s Hospital, in addition to leading the educational efforts for resident and medical student child maltreatment education. The Child Maltreatment Section is a diverse team including three board certified child abuse pediatricians, one nurse practitioner and two social workers, and includes a state-funded educational program that assures the quality of medical child abuse evaluations across the state.

In addition to this section, the GPAM division includes a wide range of clinical services, a long history of important research, a central educational role and active advocacy. Current clinical care includes a primary care clinic, diagnostic referral clinic, complex care program, adolescent medicine specialty care, and clinics addressing behavioral and mental health.

Within the Division of Hospital Pediatrics, this faculty position will be primarily evening and night work including direct patient care responsibilities and supervision of residents at UNC Children’s Hospital and potentially at UNC Rex Hospital. Patients will include general pediatrics, newborn nursery, bone marrow transplant and co-management with other pediatric specialties.

The Division of Hospital Pediatrics is a busy and diverse inpatient group that includes 24/7 coverage of inpatient pediatric and newborn nursery services in Chapel Hill as well as a 10 bed pediatric unit at UNC Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Additionally, we have a consult service and coordinate admissions and transfers for all medical patients. Our services and providers focus on the care of children with medical complexity and co-management with medical and surgical specialty consultants. Our faculty are academically productive in many areas including medical education, quality improvement and patient safety. There is a strong culture of collaboration, cooperation and mentorship.

Details available at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/189109.

Posted 03.02.21