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Board Certified/Eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician - Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN

We are excited to offer a full-time position to a board certified/eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN! Come join an established child protection team that includes another full-time child abuse pediatrician, a dedicated social worker and RN, and nurse practitioner. This position would include an academic appointment with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and offers a competitive and desirable compensation and benefits package.

Clinical and administrative duties include:

  • Inpatient consults
  • Outpatient evaluations including forensic evaluations of acute sexual assault
  • Weekly multidisciplinary meetings surrounding patient care and advocacy
  • Child fatality review team involvement
  • Teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows if desired

Le Bonheur is a level I pediatric trauma center with supportive subspecialities including pediatric neurosurgery, emergency medicine, orthopedics, trauma surgery, ophthalmology, and pediatric radiology/neuroradiology. Our child protection team (CARES team) participates in many educational offerings and outreach opportunities within the community and surrounding states including strong relationships with community partners such as local law enforcement, DCS, Shelby County Health Department, and local churches and schools.

Memphis sits next to the Mississippi river in West TN just minutes away from both AR and MS. Memphis is a city of over 600,000 residents and boasts a professional basketball team, a major university, an international airport, and world-renown BBQ!
If interested in this position or to inquire further, please contact Lauren Burge.

Lauren Burge, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
CARES Team
51 North Dunlap St., Suite 350
Memphis, TN 38105
[email protected]
t: 901.287.6886

Posted 10.12.21


Child Abuse and Intervention Department (CAID) Medical Director – Tacoma, WA

Mary Bridge Children’s (MB), a member of the MultiCare System, is seeking a full-time BE/BC Child Abuse pediatrician to assume the role of Medical Director for the CAID.

About the Position

The Medical Director will provide administrative oversight for the CAID in collaboration with the Administrator of the MB Care Continuum as well as with the MB Chief Medical Officer and other MB Medical Directors. The Medical Director will also provide clinical services, supervising other CAID providers.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Medical direction for the department programs to include the following: Sexual Assault Intervention Department, Physical Abuse Intervention Department, Child Abuse Intervention Team, Foster Care Assessment Program and Child Advocacy Center (CAC) of Pierce County
  • Direction and integration of the CAID with other MB departments in collaboration with administrative dyad leader
  • Clinical practice of Child Abuse Pediatrics at MBCH including inpatient consultations and outpatient child maltreatment evaluations
  • Development and application of medical standards, protocols and/or pathways to enhance the quality of patient care
  • Development of Provider and CAID QI monitors and follow up with the MB medical staff, referral facilities/agencies and community interaction, especially with the Child Advocacy Center of Pierce County (CAC)
  • Oversight of Quality Improvement activities of CAID to ensure that the quality and appropriateness of patient care are monitored and evaluated and that appropriate actions based on findings are taken on a consistent basis
  • Participation in the development, review and implementation of policies and procedures for CAID
  • Participation in the physician peer review process
  • Periodic review of the Practitioners and nurses for the department regarding current competence, adherence to standards for continuing education and appropriateness of their training, experience and current privileges
  • Oversight of CAID compliance with regulatory guidelines including those required for Joint Commission, and CAC Accreditation
  • Participation CAID/CAC outreach activities

Candidate Expectations

  • Embodies the MultiCare Values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness
  • Focuses on Patients and Customer Service
  • Ensures highest levels of patient and staff safety using High Reliability Organization principles
  • Fosters a healthy workplace

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefits and paid malpractice. MultiCare is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Apply

Please visit our website to apply for position #99087 online at jobs.multicare.org.

Posted 10.05.21


Child Abuse Pediatrician - Columbus, OH

The Division of Child & Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the team.

The Division consists of 5 Child Abuse Pediatricians (CAP) and 2 nurse practitioners. Housed at The Center for Family Safety and Healing, the Division is co-located with social work, law enforcement, children services, behavioral health, adult family violence services, and home visitation programs to provide a coordinated, comprehensive approach to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of all aspects of family violence. Specific clinical responsibilities include assessment of both inpatient and outpatient cases of suspected child maltreatment and longitudinal care for children in the Fostering Connections Program, a medical home for foster care youth. Additionally, the Division is home to a Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship and a combined Pediatric Emergency Medicine/Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship.

Applicants must have completed a fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics and/or be board certified or board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics.  Applicants should have strong clinical skills and a commitment to teaching, quality improvement, and research.

About Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, and adult patients with congenital disease.

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational, and behavioral health research. The AWRI encompasses three research facilities totaling more than 500,000 square feet dedicated to research.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

To learn more or apply for this position visit us at: Hospital Physician Career Opportunities (nationwidechildrens.org).

If interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Megan Letson, MD, MEd
Division Chief, Child & Family Advocacy
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
[email protected]

All inquiries will remain confidential.

Posted 10.01.21


Legacy Emanuel Hospital, CARES Northwest, Portland, OR

Overview

Northwest Permanente, P.C. is currently seeking a child abuse board certified or eligible pediatrician to join our medical group.

Our new physician will perform medical evaluations as part of a multi-disciplinary team for alleged victims of child abuse and neglect. In addition, they will interface with community partners, including law enforcement and child protective services, for the Portland metro area and throughout Oregon. In addition to outpatient clinical work based at CARES Northwest, a children’s advocacy center located on the Randall Children’s Hospital/Legacy Emmanuel campus, this role involves supporting Kaiser professionals via telephone consultation, providing expert witness testimony, and providing ongoing training and education for Kaiser providers. The inpatient call coverage is being determined.

At Northwest Permanente, P.C., health care specialists in all disciplines will discover opportunities to forge their own unique career paths in an innovative and collaborative professional community.

Join Our Medical Group

Northwest Permanente is a self-governed (physician-led), multi-specialty group of 1,500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for 630,000 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation's pre-eminent health care systems, a benchmark for comprehensive, integrated, value-based, and high-quality care.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Northwest Permanente, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Northwest Permanente believes that diversity, inclusion, and equity among our employees are critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Application link: https://nwpermanente.com/jobs/pediatrician/?id=8135.

Posted 09.28.21


Children’s Advocacy Center Pediatrician – San Jose, CA

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

About the Position

The responsibilities of the Children’s Advocacy Center Pediatrician include clinical, administrative, and systems’ development roles.

A. Clinical Responsibilities:

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

B. Administrative Responsibilities:

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

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefits and paid malpractice. SCVHHS is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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

Posted 09.27.21


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 09.24.21


Seeking Child Abuse Pediatrician to Build Program – Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital opened their state-of-the-art facility in October 2019 and is expanding rapidly serving Louisiana as the first free standing hospital built for children from the ground up! If you want to help us build our Child Abuse and Neglect services and make a difference, OLOLCH is the place to be.

This position requires board certification or board eligibility in Child Abuse. Adjectives to describe the preferred candidate include builder, collaborator, teacher, servant leader, and patient centric.

Features of this opportunity include:

  • 4.5-day clinic position, with outpatient procedures
  • Hospital consults
  • Provide medical legal representation
  • Collaboration with Child Advocacy Center
  • Support staff includes RN, Social Worker, Medical Assistant
  • Pediatric Residency Program
  • Teaching and supervision of residents
  • 30 Bed Pediatric Emergency Department (Level 2 Trauma Center)
  • 30 Bed PICU, 11 bed NICU
  • 24/7 Pediatric Transport service
  • 80+ Pediatric sub-specialists available for consult
  • Generous compensation and benefits package including signing bonus, relocation, matching 403B retirement, and $4,000 annual CME allowance
  • Tort Reform State

Baton Rouge is Louisiana's capital city and was recently named the 4th Happiest City in America and Louisiana was named #6 best state for Millennials! We are known for our fabulous food, music, entertainment, outdoor life, and southern charm. Home to Louisiana State University and Southern University, Baton Rouge offers great schools, restaurants, and shopping venues. The mild climate, lakes, and coastal access provides for plenty of outdoor activities as well.

For further consideration, please contact our Senior Physician Recruiter, Kathy Prejean @ Cell: 225-907-6671 or [email protected].

Posted 09.15.21


Assistant or Associate Professor - New York City, NY

Reporting Relationship - Jocelyn Brown, MD-Medical Director, Child Advocacy ; Melissa Stockwell, MD—Division Chief, Child & Adolescent Health
Websites - Columbia University Department of Pediatrics: https://www.pediatrics.columbia.edu

THE OPPORTUNITY

This opportunity to join the Department of Pediatrics at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at the rank of either Assistant Professor or Associate Professor is an exciting one. Columbia University Irving Medical Center, one of the nation’s foremost academic health science centers working together with one of the nation’s premier health systems, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide timely consultations to the inpatient and outpatient units of the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, as well as a satellite location at Safe Horizon
  • Offer outpatient sessions at the NewYork-Presbyterian Child Advocacy Center and the Manhattan location of Safe Horizon
  • Provide clinical training to residents
  • Participate in all team meetings, and work as a liaison with outside agencies (ACS, NYPD)
  • Develop and participate in scholarly research activities

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a MD or DO degree and an active NYS Medical License
  • Must be Board certification in Pediatrics or an equivalent board certification, as well as board certification/board eligibility in Child Abuse Pediatrics.
  • Consistently strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and sustain effective working relationships with professionals in other disciplines;
  • The ability to create a high-energy results-oriented work environment that encourages colleagues and staff to value each other’s contributions; and
  • The ability to share and celebrate success with colleagues and staff.

COMPENSATION

Compensation arrangements are competitive and commensurate with both experience and achievement.

COMMITMENT OF DIVERSITY

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.  The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Interested individuals should submit electronically a curriculum vitae and letter of interest addressed to Division Chief, Melissa Stockwell MD, MPH ([email protected]) and Jocelyn Brown, MD, MPH ([email protected]), Medical Director NY Presbyterian and Manhattan Child Advocacy Center.

Posted 09.14.21


Child Abuse Pediatrician Position Available

The Division of Academic General Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) is seeking a full-time Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our Child Abuse Pediatrics Program. Our highly experienced team protects children and promotes healthy families through excellence in evaluation, treatment and prevention of child physical and sexual abuse and other forms of child trauma at the hospital based JE and ZB Butler Center for Children and Families and the Bronx Child Advocacy Center. The Bronx CAC is a National Children’s Alliance accredited co-located Child Advocacy Center located about 3 miles from the children’s hospital and 1 ½ miles from the Bronx courthouse complex.

Responsibilities include providing comprehensive medical evaluations and consultations for children and adolescents, clinical supervision of a nurse practitioner, teaching of Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellows, pediatric residents and medical students and participation in quality/performance improvement initiatives. We are looking for candidates who are board certified/board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics, possess outstanding clinical skills, and have experience in medical education. The successful candidate will receive an academic appointment at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. We value diversity and encourage individuals from underrepresented, minority or disadvantaged backgrounds to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer.

At Montefiore, DOING MORE means building on a history of firsts to create the future of healthcare. For over 100 years, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of medicine with innovations such as the intravenous cardiac pacemaker and one of the nation’s first pediatric kidney transplants. And as we continue to move forward, we seek professionals who want to join our team of leaders and trailblazers to advance the health of our communities in Westchester, the Hudson Valley, and the Bronx.

About the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM)

CHAM is a 192-bed nationally renowned academic children’s hospital providing inpatient, ambulatory, and emergency care for children and adolescents. CHAM is the pediatric hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and is part of the Montefiore Health System spanning the Bronx and Westchester counties in New York.

About the Division of Academic General Pediatrics

The Division of Academic General Pediatrics consists of attending physicians, nurse practitioners, PhD social scientists, psychologists, social workers, and administrative staff. Our clinical practice sites are NCQA patient centered medical homes with integrated mental health services. Our primary care practices are the primary teaching sites for residents in our pediatric residency program and include a federally qualified health center. Division faculty are also actively engaged in medical education, quality improvement, research, and advocacy efforts.

Interested individuals should submit electronically a curriculum vitae and letter of interest addressed to Division Chief, Suzette Oyeku MD, MPH ([email protected]) and Jamie Hoffman-Rosenfeld, MD ([email protected]) Medical Director, JE and ZB Butler Center for Children and Families.

Suzette Oyeku, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Academic General Pediatrics Professor of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3411 Wayne Avenue Rm 861, Bronx, NY 10467
Phone: 718-484-5135
Fax: 718-405-5260
Email: [email protected]

Posted 08.16.21


Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X) Child Abuse Pediatrics Clinician

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN    DIEGO (UCSD), DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS (https://pediatrics.ucsd.edu), AND RADY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF SAN DIEGO (RCHSD) (https://www.rchsd.org) are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are seeking applicants for a part‐time up to 1.0 cFTE Pediatrician with expertise in Child Abuse Pediatrics to provide patient care at RCHSD/the Chadwick Center for Children and Families, and within the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics.

The Chadwick Center at RCHSD is one of the largest hospital‐based child advocacy and trauma treatment centers in the nation, with a staff of 75 professionals (medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, child development, nursing, education technology). The Chadwick Center provides child abuse medical services for San Diego, Imperial and southern Riverside counties, a region with over 3 million people. Child abuse pediatricians oversee a 24/7 response to acute child/adolescent sexual assault and provide continual telephone availability to the community to triage and manage medical intervention for maltreatment issues. There is a daily clinic for outpatient child abuse and neglect evaluations as well as medical second opinion cases with additional clinical child abuse oversight to children evaluated for burns at the Regional Burn Center at UCSD. The attending physicians also provide backup to the providers at the emergency County shelter for children in custody.

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

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent. Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license, and be board certified in Pediatrics. Preferred candidates would be BC/BE in Child Abuse Pediatrics or have completed a fellowship in a similar sub‐specialty within child abuse medicine field. Candidates are required to show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity by submitting a Diversity Statement of past contributions and/or future plans of excellence in this area as part of their application for an academic appointment. Additional independent research funding is encouraged but not required.

Appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, in the Clinical series. The academic series will be determined based on the background and qualifications of the successful candidates. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

For more information, please contact Jemille Maog at [email protected].

Posted 08.09.21


Child Protection Physician - Phoenix Children's

Phoenix Children’s has an opportunity for a BC/BE Pediatrician to join one of the most respected teams in the region in serving children who are suspected victims of child maltreatment, as Associate Medical Director with the Division of Child Protection.

Job Role - Child Protection Pediatrician

  • 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 and Maricopa County.
  • Maintain and expand services at Phoenix Children’s 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

Desired Skills & Experience - Minimum Qualifications Board Certified Pediatrics

  • Board Certified/Eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics is preferred
  • Fellowship trained and/or significant interest in child protection

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a CV with cover letter.

Letters of reference may be requested.

Raye Jean Becker
Physician Talent Acquisition Partner
Phoenix Children’s
O: (602) 933-1101 – C: (310) 290-2906

Posted 08.06.21


Certified Child Abuse Physician - Orange, CA

CHOC (Children’s Health of Orange County) is developing an expanded Child Protection Team (CPT). In support of this effort, the CHOC Medical Group (CMG) is recruiting a full-time child abuse-certified physician.  (A hybrid position that allows for patient-facing time in CHOC Primary Care may also be negotiated.)

The CPT at CHOC will consist of 2 physicians, 2 full time social workers, Psychology support, and a nurse/program coordinator. The Child Protection program will report to the Chief Medical Officer. CHOC’s academic partner is the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Residents from the UCI Medical School may rotate through the Child Protection program.

The position includes evaluation of patients suspected of being abused or neglected, consultation with pediatricians, law enforcement, the Social Services Agency and other partners, and provision of expert testimony as needed. The position may also include opportunities for community and partner education, research, and quality improvement activities. The CHOC CPT coordinates and offers training to enhance intervention efforts, promote prevention, and support at-risk families. In addition, the program conducts a follow-up clinic that primarily addresses Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

CHOC Hospital on the Orange, California main campus is a 334-bed facility. CHOC’s growing health system includes pediatric inpatient services at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, multiple specialty clinics throughout the region, a mental health initiative, several centers of excellence, and a large network of affiliated pediatric practices in the community. The organization is currently developing an Enterprise Master Plan featuring both capital and program expansion.

Orange County is the sixth largest county in the U.S. by population, including over 710,000 children and teens. Over 50% of the youth population is Hispanic, and the region features six threshold languages (Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Farsi, Arabic, and Mandarin). This interesting and highly-diverse area offers a Mediterranean climate, 42 miles of coastline, and easy access to recreational, educational, and cultural activities.

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as relocation assistance. Interested candidates should submit their letter of interest and CV to: [email protected].

Posted 08.06.21


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