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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 12.06.19


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 12.05.19


Board Certified/Board Eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician – Delaware Valley

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

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

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

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

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

Interested candidates should contact both:

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

Posted 11.25.19


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 11.22.19


Child Abuse Pediatrician - University of Texas Health Science Center

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

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

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE COMFORTABLE WITH:

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

The salary and benefits are generous.

BENEFITS:

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

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

Posted 11.04.19


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

Advocate Children’s Hospital (ACH) and Advocate Medical Group (AMG) are seeking a full time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our growing team. ACH is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation. ACH has two Chicagoland campuses– Oak Lawn in the southwest and Park Ridge in the northwest, and additional services accessible throughout the state. With 259 beds, ACH serves as a major referral center for infants and children. Through a special, holistic approach, ACH combines some of the country’s most respected medical talent with exceptional and compassionate care. We serve more children in the state than any other pediatric provider.

About this role:

  • The Child Protection Team consists of a full-time Board-Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, SANE coordinator, Pediatric Hospitalist and dedicated LCSW. Additional pediatric social workers and child life specialists work closely with the team.
  • Provide Inpatient & outpatient consultations within a collaborative multi-specialty pediatric center.
  • Partner with several area child advocacy center sites and associated community partners
  • Educate medical residents and community partners
  • Enjoy opportunities for prevention
  • Provide phone support during some evenings and weekends

Our ideal candidate is a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician interested in working collaboratively with the existing Child Protection Team as we expand our services to the community.

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

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

Posted 11.04.19


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 11.01.19


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

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

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

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

The Division Chief will be responsible for:

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

Basic Qualifications:

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

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

Posted 10.31.19


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

About this opportunity

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

Ideal Candidate

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

Responsibilities

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

Compensation

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

About the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) and our partner hospitals

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

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

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

Posted 10.02.19


Physician, Child and Family Support Program, Kravis Children’s Hospital, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking a child abuse pediatrician for our Child and Family Support Program (CFSP), in the Mount Sinai Health System. Kravis Children’s Hospital has an active child protection program that sees a diverse patient population involving a wide range of child protection issues. CFSP is overseen by a multidisciplinary team providing comprehensive evaluation of cases of suspected child abuse or neglect, in addition to providing support services for families who may be at risk. The CFSP multidisciplinary team includes as core members a child abuse pediatrician and a full time licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with expertise in the field of child protection and experience in forensic assessment. The child abuse pediatrician and social worker collaboratively provide comprehensive clinical assessment and treatment of high risk children and families, and communicate with the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and other hospital and community based organizations serving these high risk families. In addition, social workers are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week as part of an on-call program and receive training in emergency-based child protection assessment and interventions, to support after-hours consultation.

The pediatrician will report to the Division Chief for General Pediatrics, Karen M. Wilson, MD, MPH. Clinical responsibilities will include the provision of outpatient care in at least one of our sites, inpatient and ED consultations, teaching fellows, residents, medical students, and staff; active involvement in outpatient quality, safety, and administrative activities; and academic/scholarly activities. The Division of General Pediatrics has a strong commitment to mentorship clinically and academically.

Kravis Children’s Hospital, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, is the primary site of inpatient care for children who live on the Upper East Side and in Harlem. Kravis is part of the Mount Sinai Health System, which includes 7 hospitals in the New York metropolitan area, as well as a large regional ambulatory footprint. Kravis has 2600 inpatient admissions per year, 40 med-surg beds, with a 15 bed PICU, 4 bed PCICU, 5 bed telemetry/EMU unit, Level III NICU, pediatric emergency department, and a full range of pediatric subspecialties. Kravis is also a part of the Children’s Hospital Association Solutions for Patient Safety Network.

Candidates must have an MD/DO degree. We are seeking a bright, motivated, independent physician who is committed to a career in academic pediatrics, and has a strong interest in child protection. The ideal candidate will have completed a child abuse pediatrics fellowship, and will be BC/BE. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Faculty appointment is in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

We invite qualified individuals to send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: Dr. Karen Wilson, [email protected].

Posted 08.18.19


Child Abuse Pediatrician, Department of Pediatrics - University of New Mexico School of Medicine

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

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

Minimum Requirements

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

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

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

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

Posted 09.18.19


Medical Director, Cares Northwest - Portland Oregon

CARES Northwest and Randall Children’s Hospital in Portland, Oregon, are recruiting for a full-time Medical Director in a well-established multidisciplinary child abuse program. The physician leader will have clinical and administrative responsibilities including inpatient consultative coverage with three other Board-Certified Child Abuse Pediatricians.

This position offers excellent opportunities for inpatient and outpatient clinical child abuse practice, as well as teaching, prevention work, and community involvement in development of systems of care and advocacy. The preferred candidate will be Board certified in child abuse and have both clinical and leadership experience.

Established in 1987, CARES Northwest is an accredited member of the National Children’s Alliance whose mission is to stop child abuse and neglect through multidisciplinary prevention, medical evaluation, and ongoing treatment in partnership with our community. The program is a unique collaboration of four health systems – Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, OHSU’s Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, and Providence Children’s Health. As a Children’s Advocacy Center, CARES Northwest works closely with child abuse multidisciplinary partners in Multnomah and Washington counties. The evaluation model is based on master’s level mental health providers, including forensic interviewers, working in partnership with medical examiners to provide a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan for each child. Advocating for over 39,000 children in its 32-year history, CARES Northwest is a crucial element of our region’s ability protect our community’s children and promote their healing.

Randall Children’s Hospital (a 501(c) 3 organization) is a 165-bed full-service hospital with Level 1 pediatric trauma designation, a 24 x 7 Children’s Emergency Department, a 24 bed PICU and level IV 45 bed NICU. The hospital has over 200 pediatric sub-specialty professionals in both medical and surgical areas and provides 24-hour Pediatric Hospitalist coverage, 24-hour Pediatric Emergency Medicine coverage and inhouse Pediatric ICU attending level coverage. Randall Children’s Hospital is a teaching hospital and has been recognized by Portland Business Journal as one of the most admired healthcare organizations in Oregon for three consecutive years.

Portland lifestyle options have something for everyone, from the downtown “Pearl District” for those enjoying a trendy urban flair, to family-oriented communities, all within a short commuting distance to the hospital. Portland boasts more bike paths per mile than any city in the US, and the largest city park in the nation. We are a short drive from the windsurfing capital of the world, and Pinot Noir wine country. The rugged beaches of the Pacific Ocean and the long skiing seasons of Mt Hood are within a 90-minute drive.

Legacy is committed to delivering comprehensive and family-centered care with compassion and excellence. As we consider qualified candidates, we are committed to building a culture that values diversity and is reflective of those we care for.

For consideration, please visit our website www.legacyhealth.org and complete an online application. Please apply for position number 19-9260. You will be able to insert your CV into the application. If you have questions, please feel free to contact Vicki Owen at 503 415-5403 or via email at [email protected]. AA/EOE/veterans/disabilities.

Posted 09.10.19


Child Abuse Pediatrician, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston Texas is seeking a Board Eligible or Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician. The program interfaces closely with Galveston County Children’s Protective Services personnel, staff at the Galveston Children’s Advocacy Center, Law Enforcement personnel and the Galveston County District Attorney’s Office. The CAP provides formal consultation to regional CPS Staff in the East Texas Region and provides training for CPS and advocacy staff in a 19-county region. Local, state and federal funding supports a substantial portion of the CAP activities.

Pediatric residents rotate through the service for 2 weeks as part of their required assignments. The program offers medical student electives as well. The CAP consults on cases admitted to the University hospital service and to the Shriners Burn Hospital, both located within walking distance. A third pediatric service will be opening soon near our League City Campus, located 20 miles north of the university campus. There is outstanding support from related Radiology and subspecialty Services.

A foster care service was opened in the past 18 months. Staffed by primary care pediatrics, a CAP would have opportunity for participation as well. The primary site for medical evaluations is located at The Advocacy Center for Children at Galveston County, creating a close collaboration among the various entities supporting children and families. Leadership qualities and a valid Texas Medical License are desirable.

Interested individuals please contact:

Patricia Beach, MD
Director ABC Program for Child Safety and Protection
301 University
Galveston, TX 77555-1121
[email protected]
(409) 772-1444
(409) 771-2068 cell

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Posted 09.10.19


Child Abuse Pediatrician Opportunity in Sioux Falls, SD

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

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

COMPENSATION

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

SANFORD HEALTH SYSTEM

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

ABOUT SANFORD HEALTH IN SIOUX FALLS

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

SIOUX FALLS COMMUNITY

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

For more information, contact:

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

Posted 08.15.20


Child Abuse Pediatrician - Children's Hospital at Montefiore

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.

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, teaching of 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.

About the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM)

CHAM is a 142-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 and a psychiatrist. Our clinical practice sites are NCQA patient centered medical homes with integrated mental health services. Our practices are the primary teaching sites for residents in our pediatric residency program and include a federally qualified health center. Division faculty are actively engaged in medical education, quality improvement and research.

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]) Co-Medical Director, JE and ZB Butler Center for Children and Families.

Suzette Oyeku, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Academic General Pediatrics Associate 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 08.13.19


Pediatrician Opportunity in Denver, CO - Family Crisis Center

Denver Health Medical Center is recruiting for a full time (1.0 FTE) Child Protection Team Physician (Pediatrics or Family Medicine), with preference for a Child Abuse Pediatrician who is BC/BE in General Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics.

This Physician will join our well-developed program for the assessment, treatment and follow-up care of children suspected to be victims of child maltreatment which will include ED, outpatient, and inpatient child abuse assessments in a multidisciplinary setting at Denver Health Hospital and the Denver Health Clinic at the Family Crisis Center, a City and County facility which serves as the hub for the evaluation of children for neglect, physical and sexual abuse in Denver. Our integrated multidisciplinary team is comprised a BC Child Abuse Pediatrician (Medical Director), Pediatric NP, 3 RNs (one is the Clinic/Program Manager), LPN, an Administrative Assistant, Child Life Specialist, Health Passport Coordinator and an MA. This team medically evaluates children for abuse and neglect at the request of other medical providers, Department of Human Services, and the Police Department and provides the initial (safety) medical evaluation of all Denver children being placed in out-of-home care for concerns of abuse and neglect. The Family Crisis Center, which is operated by the Department of Human Services, is a co-location facility that also houses the Police Department’s Child Abuse Team. The medical team also evaluates children for sexual abuse at the medical clinic at the Denver Children’s Advocacy Center. There is close collaboration with the Connections for Kids Foster Care Clinic, located at one of our community health centers, which serves as the medical home for every child being placed in out-of-home care in the metro area. Finally, this physician will work closely with the County Attorney and the DA’s Office and serve as an expert witness in criminal court cases.

A successful applicant would participate in a collaborative call schedule with our established team of medical colleagues (at the Kempe Center and Children’s Hospital Colorado) that covers nights and weekends. Commitment to excellence in education of students, residents, fellows and other multi-disciplinary trainees is an expectation including participation in the ACGME accredited Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship.

For more information contact or submit CV to:

Coral Steffey, MD Medical Director, Denver Health Family Crisis Center Aaron Ortiz, Manager Provider Recruitment
[email protected]
[email protected]

Posted 08.01.19