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Full Time Faculty Position, University of North Carolina

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 03.02.21


Child Abuse Pediatrician Position in Maine

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Amanda Brownell, MD, FAAP
Medical Director Spurwink Center for Safe and Healthy Families
778 Main St. Suite 8
South Portland, Maine 04106
207-879-6160
[email protected]

Posted 02.09.21


BC/BE Child Protection Pediatrician, Eastern Pennsylvania

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

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

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

Benefits & Perks

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

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

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

Posted 02.04.21


Child Abuse Pediatrician, Dayton, OH

Dayton Children’s Hospital, located in Dayton, Ohio, is recruiting for an additional child abuse pediatrician to join our expanding Division of Child Advocacy.  Successful candidates must be board certified/board eligible in child abuse pediatrics and hold an unrestricted Ohio medical license.  This is a full time, employed position offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

The physician will join an existing child abuse team of one full-time child abuse pediatrician, one physician working part-time in child abuse pediatrics, a nurse practitioner, two dedicated social workers, a nurse coordinator and an office coordinator.  We also work in collaboration with two full-time forensic nurses and a team of PSANEs.  Responsibilities include outpatient clinics on and off campus, inpatient consultation assessment, shared call coverage, education of medical students and residents, research/quality improvement activities, provision of expert testimony and collaboration with law enforcement, children’s services and other community agencies.

Dayton Children’s is a 176-bed, freestanding children’s hospital with more than 35 pediatric specialties. The hospital is a designated Level I pediatric trauma center.  We serve a pediatric population of over 500,000 from a 20-county region of central and southwestern Ohio and eastern Indiana, and the Emergency Department evaluates over 80,000 children annually.  A behavioral crisis unit is adjacent to the Emergency Department at the main campus.  The hospital also has a 24-bed inpatient behavioral health unit.

Establishing a practice at Dayton Children’s provides the opportunity to work with colleagues and staff committed to providing quality, personalized care in a technologically advanced pediatric center with an outstanding community reputation.  The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine department of pediatrics and its residency program are based at Dayton Children’s.  All of our physicians hold faculty appointments at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.

Dayton is the sixth largest city in Ohio and is noted for its association with aviation most notably due to the Wright brothers’ invention of flight.  The city is home to the National Museum of the United States Air Force, some of the best private and public schools in the state, a vibrant arts and entertainment community and a beautiful system of parks, trails and river corridors.  For additional information, visit www.dayton.com.

For additional information, contact:

Cyndy Emerson, CPRP, PHR, SHRM-CP
Physician Recruitment Manager
Dayton Children’s Hospital
One Children’s Plaza
Dayton, Ohio 45404-1815
937.641.5307 (office); 937.641.6353 (fax)
[email protected]
www.childrensdayton.org

Posted 01.27.21


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

The Division of Hospital Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is seeking a Board-certified Child Abuse Pediatrician to serve as Section Head for the Center for Child Protection & Well-Being at Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The division greatly values diversity and is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.

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

The Section Head will be responsible for leading all aspects of the program, including administrative, clinical, educational, advocacy, and scholarship, and will work directly with division and department leadership to achieve programmatic goals. We seek individuals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a growth-oriented mindset, and a vision for the program that reflects our mission to help every child we serve live their best possible life. The Department of Pediatrics offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

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

Interested individuals should send a cover letter along with a CV to:

Derek J. Williams, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
[email protected]

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Posted 01.19.21


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 in 2021, the new Hubbard Center will be home to an additional 100 patient beds, an expanded NICU, a dedicated Cardiac Care Unit, a new Cancer & Blood Disorders Unit, expanded surgical space, an expanded Radiology and ED and more. The Child Health Research Institute aims to assist investigators with start-up funding and infrastructure for clinical, basic science or translational research.

With a population of more than 925,000, Omaha offers all the amenities of a big city with the warmth of the Midwest. The area is rich in arts and cultural activities and is home to an outstanding educational system of public and private schools, universities and colleges. All of this, combined with a diverse economy with multiple Fortune 500 companies, makes for an extraordinary quality of life.

Contact Suzanne Haney, MD, [email protected], or Brenda Krull, Physician & Faculty Affairs, [email protected] for more information.

Posted 01.08.21


Child Abuse Pediatrician - Indianapolis

Looking for a great opportunity?

The Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Child Protection Programs.  The Child Protection Programs at IU and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health have unique opportunities to expand teaching, clinical services and research dedicated to the assessment and diagnosis in cases of suspected child maltreatment.

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, Pediatric Center of Hope (sexual abuse clinic), Foster Care Bridge Clinic, Crisis Counseling Services, inpatient consultation and a statewide phone consultation service for Department of Child Services.

The ideal candidate will be board eligible/certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics and experienced in working in a multidisciplinary team setting.  The successful candidate will join a thriving division of 5 board certified child abuse pediatricians and 3 PNPs in providing education of students, residents, fellows, staff and community partners; inpatient and outpatient clinical consultation and in working with local and statewide community committees and agencies. The Child Protection Programs serve over 6000 children and families annually from across the state of Indiana.  There are abundant opportunities for personal academic growth and development, new program development, medical consultations, community service and clinical research.

The Child Protection Programs have established a strong commitment to recruiting diverse learners and faculty. Rank and tenure will depend on the candidate’s experience.

Qualified candidates should contact:

Roberta A. Hibbard, MD,
Chief, Division of Child Protection Programs
Indiana University School of Medicine
575 Riley Hospital Drive, Room XE040
Indianapolis, IN 46202
[email protected]
Phone: (317) 274-2617
Fax: (317) 278-2587

Indiana University is an EEO/AA employer, M/F/D.

Posted 11.30.20


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

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

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

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

Clinical Responsibilities

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

Administrative Responsibilities

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

Compensation and Benefits

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

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

Posted 11.19.20


Division Director, Child Safety and Advocacy

The Department of Pediatrics and the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital at Geisinger is seeking a Board Eligible/Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician to serve as the Medical Director of the Division of Child Safety and Advocacy. The Director will provide oversight, direct patient care, teaching and consultative services as a child abuse pediatrician. Our Division currently consist of a Board-Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician and two General Pediatricians who provide clinical oversight in both inpatient and outpatient treatment of abuse, a program manager with administrative and social work background and a pediatric sexual assault nurse examiner. Our Division includes a fully accredited Child Advocacy Center (CAC) which utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach in the treatment of suspected child abuse and neglect. The Director will work closely with the CAC Program Manager to deliver comprehensive medical evaluation and treatment to child victims in the CAC setting, as well as to develop strategies for continual enhancement of our system wide response to child abuse and neglect.

We seek a dynamic director that will help lead our efforts in the prevention, identification and treatment of child abuse and neglect within central, northeast and southeast Pennsylvania. In addition to Director candidates, we welcome graduating fellows to be part of this dynamic, growing and family centric division.

Duties of the Director include but are not limited to:

  • Directing the day-to-day activities of the Child Safety and Advocacy Division.
  • Providing strategic leadership by working with the Pediatric and Geisinger leaders to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies for the treatment and prevention of child abuse.
  • Providing or ensuring delivery of specialized forensic medical examinations on child abuse patients, including forensic rape exams, and the provision of expert consultation and review for suspected child abuse cases.
  • Providing administrative oversight, including the recruitment and hiring of staff, of medical component of the Child Advocacy Center.
  • Providing education of medical students, residents, attendings and SANE providers.
  • Participating in research in child abuse and neglect with a focus on innovative preventative strategies.

Position Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine, board eligible/certified in Pediatrics and Child Abuse.
  • Five years post residency experience is desired. Leadership experience as a Medical Director within an integrated delivery system is highly desirable.

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

Posted 11.12.20


Division Chief of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - Chapel Hill, NC

The Department of Pediatrics and Children’s services at the University of North Carolina Children’s is recruiting a dynamic physician-leader to become the next Division Chief of the General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine division.

This division includes a wide range of clinical services, a long history of important research, a central educational role and active advocacy. Current clinical care includes a primary care clinic, diagnostic referral clinic, complex care program, adolescent medicine specialty care, and clinics addressing behavioral and mental health. Additionally, the division contains the Section of Child Maltreatment which includes 2 outpatient clinics and an outreach site, inpatient consultations, and a state-funded educational program that assures the quality of evaluations across the state.

The division has a long history of excellence in research. Current areas of research focus include social determinants of health, children with medical complexity including transitions and care systems, health equity and disparities, quality improvement scholarship and violence and injury prevention. Faculty include primary faculty and investigators with adjunct appointments from other schools and departments. UNC Children’s has a Children’s Research Institute that is a center for integrating child health research across the institution. Additionally, there is an active collaboration for a primary care research fellowship funded by the National Research Service Award in collaboration with the Cecil B Sheps Center for Health Services Research. Other research collaborations happen with the UNC Gillings School of Public Health and other health education schools, The Frank Porter Graham Center, and The Injury Prevention Research Center.

The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina is an attractive place to live and work with great climate, schools, and both mountains and beach within a day drive.

The division is specifically seeking an experienced clinician-scientist with an independent research program and experience mentoring junior faculty and fellows. Applicants from groups underrepresented in medicine are strongly encouraged to apply. Appointment at Associate or Full Professor level is expected.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Lindsay Chase, Search Committee Chair ([email protected]) or Dr. Stephanie Davis, Department Chair ([email protected]). Applications can be submitted online with a CV and cover letter at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/184911.

Posted 11.09.20


Kaiser Permanente-TPMG Seeks a BC/BE Pediatrician to Join Our Team - Oakland, California

CHILD ABUSE PEDIATRICIAN
Oakland, California

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE COMFORTABLE WITH

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

THIS POSITION WILL INVOLVE

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

A FEW REASONS TO CONSIDER A PRACTICE WITH TPMG

  • We are Physician-led and develop our own leaders.
  • We can focus on providing excellent patient care without managing overhead and billing.
  • We collaborate across specialties and medical centers.
  • We have a very rich and comprehensive Physician Health & Wellness Program.
  • We demonstrate our commitment to a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity by hiring physicians that reflect and celebrate the diversity of people and cultures. We practice in an environment with patients at the center and deliver culturally responsive and compassionate care to member populations.

EXTRAORDINARY BENEFITS

  • Shareholder track
  • Moving allowance
  • Comprehensive medical and dental
  • Home loan assistance up to $200,000 (approval required)
  • Malpractice and tail insurance
  • Three retirement plans, including pension
  • Paid holidays, sick leave, education leave

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

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

Connect With Us

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

Posted 11.05.20


Child Abuse Pediatrician - North Carolina

Mission Children’s is seeking a Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Child Safety Team.

Qualified Candidates

  • MD, DO or MD-PhD degrees
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician
  • Call coverage is shared between the medical providers

Incentive/Benefits Package

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401k and paid malpractice
  • CME and dues allowance

About Mission Children’s Child Safety Team

  • Our team participates in the NC Child Medical Evaluation Program, providing comprehensive evaluations of children in an outpatient clinic and inpatient consultations for suspected abuse and/or neglect.
  • Program serves 20 counties in western North Carolina.
  • Current team consists of two board-certified child abuse pediatricians, a nurse practitioner, a physician assistant, two forensic interviewers, a coordinator and a medical assistant.
  • Outpatient child abuse clinic is located within a pediatric multispecialty clinic which has an onsite lab and a radiology imaging suite with in house pediatric radiologists.

About Mission Children’s Hospital

  • Western NC’s flagship hospital, total of 815-licensed beds
  • Over 60 pediatric subspecialists in 23 different disciplines
  • An average of 3,000 patient admissions to our pediatric inpatient units, including 19-bed Pediatric unit, 9-bed PICU, 51-bed level III Neonatology unit
  • Approximately 4,500 pediatric surgeries, and 14,000 pediatric visits to our Emergency Department per year
  • Support services including GI pathology, pediatric radiology, pediatric anesthesiology, and a multidisciplinary feeding team

Great Work Life Balance

Whether you enjoy outdoor adventures, arts and culture, live music, shopping or fine cuisine, Asheville offers something for everyone! With over 200 waterfalls and four navigable rivers, hiking trails for all skill levels, fantastic terrain for both road and mountain bikes, it is no surprise that Asheville is consistently rated one of the top US places to live. Asheville is known not only for its dynamic food scene and microbreweries but also for ethnic and exotic dining at the area’s 250-plus independent restaurants. Asheville offers over 20 city and county public schools, a variety of faith-based schools with challenging curriculums as well as a number of private schools, including some of the best boarding schools in the US. Residents also enjoy easy access to air travel nearby in Asheville, Charlotte, NC and Greenville, SC.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and CV to:

Elizabeth Allen 
Physician Recruiter 
Mission Health | HCA North Carolina Division 
[email protected]

Posted 10.22.20


Child Abuse Pediatrician - University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics

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.

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. 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.

Posted 10.13.20


Full-Time Child Abuse Pediatrician - Orlando, FL

The Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and The Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families are looking for the next generation of Child Abuse Pediatricians to support the Central Florida community. We are actively seeking a full-time Child Abuse Pediatrician to serve as the Medical Director for our Child Protection Team.

Board Certified Pediatricians and Family Medicine physicians are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the field of child abuse and neglect, one year of which involves supervision of other physicians and/or APRNs.

This is an exciting opportunity to grow an already existing team of experienced clinicians. We are looking for an innovative leader to further develop and modernize our Child Protective Team. The current team has 3 Pediatricians and 3 APRNs that cover the greater Central Florida community and serve 3 local children’s hospitals.

About the Child Protection Team

The Child Protection Team provides the upfront assessment services of the Children’s Advocacy Center to aid DCF and law enforcement in assessing child abuse and neglect. The Child Protection Team is comprised of physicians, APRNs and case coordinators who provide a variety of medical and social assessments. As the second largest Child Protection Team in Florida, approximtely 3,000 children were served last year. Services are provided in Orange and Osceola counties. The team sees patients from our local district and offers a consultation service for more critically ill patients from several surrounding counties.

The Child Abuse Team is fully supported by Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and their 130 pediatric specialists who collaborate with us to foster the health and well-being of the children we serve. The law enforcement, legal and childrens’ services communities work side by side with our medical team to ensure the best environment possible after allegations of abuse and neglect.

Benefits of Joining Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children

  • Experienced physicians who have developed a legacy program to mentor the next generation of child advocacy in our community.
  • Dynamic administration that fosters physician autonomy when it comes to clinical decision making and patient outcomes.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Benefits package includes time away for vacations and conferences, health/vision/dental insurance along with malpractice coverage, disability and retirement savings options!

Forward CV to Attention:

Jeffrey A. Bornstein, MD
Chief Physician Executive, OHMG Pediatric Specialties
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Or if preferred, please call at (321) 228-2056

Posted 10.09.20