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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 29-year history as the regional expert for specialized, medical assessment for abused and or neglected children. http://PediatricResourceCenter.org.
  • PRC’s team consists of a Board-Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician, who serves as Medical Director, two pediatric nurse practitioners, a registered nurse, 3 medical case managers, an Executive Director, a research specialist, and 2 support staff members.
  • 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
  • Consideration will be given to individuals Board Certified/Eligible in Pediatrics with interested in child maltreatment.

Responsibilities/Opportunities

  • 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 court testimony
  • 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 has 140+ pediatric specialists, pediatrics residents, med/peds residents and multiple Pediatric Fellowship programs.
  • 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 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.

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 09.29.22


Child Abuse Pediatrics Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

The University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Department of Pediatrics (http://www- pediatrics.ucsd.edu), and Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego (RCHSD) (http://www.rchsd.org) are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are seeking applicants for a full-time 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 back up 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 with additional independent research funding are encouraged.

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent and must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California. Candidates must also be board certified/board eligible in Pediatrics.

Candidates with board certification/board eligibility in Child Abuse Pediatrics or have completed a fellowship in a similar sub-specialty within child abuse medicine field are preferred.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate of Full Professor level, in the Clinical series will be determined based on the background and qualifications of the successful candidates.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited.
Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel- programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03290.

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

Posted 09.12.22


Child Abuse Pediatrician – Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking a fellowship-trained and/or board certified Child Abuse Pediatrician to join its Division of Child Adversity and Resilience in Kansas City, Missouri. The Division houses the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) team, the Foundations Foster Care Clinic, and regional and community-based prevention and therapy programs. The SCAN team evaluates over 2000 children annually for possible maltreatment and serves as the medical component for 8 Children’s Advocacy Centers in the bi-state region.

The successful applicant will join 6 Child Abuse Pediatricians, 2 General Pediatricians, 1 Nurse Practitioner, 3 dedicated Social Workers, and dedicated Nursing, Administrative, and Child Life staff in providing clinical services. A Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner team provides 24/7 coverage for acute sexual assault and is under medical direction of the Division. The Division includes a robust research program, multiple externally funded prevention programs, and significant collaborative advocacy efforts across the region. Faculty are expected to develop areas of expertise based on interest and skill set, then work with the Division leadership to grow those skills and impact. Faculty have ample opportunities for providing hospital-based and community education, including the Child Abuse Pediatrics and combined Child Abuse Pediatrics-Pediatrics Emergency Medicine fellowships at Children’s Mercy.

The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

Apply online at the following link, including CV and cover letter:

https://faculty-childrensmercykc.icims.com/jobs/21749/physician/job?mode=view

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 390-bed pediatric health system, providing over half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in ten specialties. Our faculty of nearly 800 pediatric specialists and researchers are actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.

Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2 million residents. Our city’s long list of attractions includes world class museums, a vibrant arts scene, professional sports, superb shopping, great jazz clubs, and the best places to enjoy barbeque! The city offers low cost-of-living, excellent commute times, and a vibrant downtown. Kansas City offers excellent opportunities for both public and private school venues and is home to several colleges and universities.

EEO Employer/Disabled/VET

Posted 08.30.22


Part-time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Child Protection Team is seeking a part-time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to complement their team. This position can be combine with another to reach a 1.0 FTE if desired by candidate.

The physician will serve as a key member of a comprehensive multidisciplinary team, conducting assessments of both physical and sexual abuse cases.  They will provide services at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC and its out-patient Child Advocacy Centers.

  • Team currently consists of one full-time and 2 part time Child Abuse Pediatricians as well as 2 full time, 1 part-time and 3 PRN Advance Practice Providers (APPs) between the regional CACs, plus excellent clinical support staff
  • Physician will provide inpatient and ambulatory clinical care in subspecialty area with the evaluation and management of infants and children for suspected child abuse and neglect
  • Affiliation with four Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) within the region
  • Opportunity for research and continued program development
  • Multidisciplinary Teams includes members of law enforcement, the Department of Social Services, local mental health providers, the District Attorney’s office, and the CAC’s Directors, forensic Interviewers and Victim Advocates/Social Workers, and Community Educators.
  • Teaching opportunities as Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital is teaching hospital with 36 General Pediatric Residents
  • Hospital-employed position offering comprehensive benefits package with exceptional retirement benefits

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) has 4 pediatric hospitalist teams, a 20-bed PICU (including cardiac ICU), an 85-bed NICU, and an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility.  Additionally, Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health, including Wake Forest School of Medicine, officially joined together as a single enterprise, Atrium Health.  Wake Forest Baptist Health and Wake Forest School of Medicine will become the academic core of Atrium Health, building a second campus of the school of medicine in Charlotte, which is currently the largest city in the U.S. without a 4-year medical school. The growth of the school of medicine will expand existing academic research capabilities in a way that expands opportunities for clinical trials across a large, diverse market with some of the nation’s leading medical experts.  LCH has repeatedly been ranked amount he Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, most recently in eight pediatric specialties for 2022-2023.

For more information or to apply, please visit https://careers.atriumhealth.org/jobs/8169767-child-abuse-pediatrician-pt.

Posted 08.23.22


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 (CAC) 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 Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (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.
  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.

Compensation and Benefits

We offer competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefits package (including 54 days of leave per year) and paid malpractice with tail-coverage. SCVHHS is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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

To learn more about this position, please visit: https://www.scvmc.org/careers/physician-recruitment-service.

Posted 08.16.22


Child Abuse Pediatrics Opportunity – University of California Irvine

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

The Division of General Pediatrics includes the Subdivision of Child Abuse Pediatrics that currently consists of two child abuse pediatricians and clinic staff. The clinic sees patients at the UCI-CAST (Child Abuse Services Team) Medical Unit located within Orange County’s CAC in the city of Orange. The child abuse pediatricians at UCI also provide inpatient and phone consultations for suspected child abuse and neglect for Orange County’s Social Services Agency, at UC Irvine Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), and Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Long Beach. If interested, there may be general pediatric opportunities available within the department as well.

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

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

Please contact Stephanie Brandos, our Division Administrator, at [email protected] with any questions you may have. Or connect with our Medical Director of Child Abuse Pediatrics, Dr. Corey Rood, at [email protected].

Apply to: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07418/apply.

Posted 08.15.22


Child Abuse Pediatrician - Coastal Virginia

The Child Advocacy Center (CAC) at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk Virginia seeks 1-2 Child Abuse Pediatricians to join its multidisciplinary program.  CHKD is Virginia's only free-standing children's hospital, and the region’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center. Eastern Virginia Medical School also sponsors an accredited Child Abuse Pediatric fellowship program and has trained fellows at CHKD for 20 years. The Hampton Roads community is diverse, offering close proximity to beaches and mountains, many historical attractions, and a wide variety of art and cultural activities.

The CHKD CAC has been a critical resource in coastal Virginia for 22 years, with a team consisting of child abuse pediatricians, forensic nurses, physician assistants, forensic interviewers, licensed clinical social workers, psychologists, and case managers. CHKD’s CAC is hospital-based, and is the largest in Virginia, serving more than 1800 children and families annually across Hampton Roads and leading 11 multidisciplinary teams. The program offers a wide variety of services for children, with medical services including outpatient clinic, inpatient consultation, and investigative consults at the request of MDT members. The CAC has an established program supporting sexually exploited youth and serves as the backbone agency for the area’s trauma-informed community network. The CHKD hospital system recently opened a free standing mental health facility with 60 inpatient beds, a partial hospitalization program and intensive outpatient services to address the national crisis in children’s mental health.

The full-time Child Abuse Pediatrician positions offer a very competitive salary and benefits package as well as academic faculty appointment in the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School. The positions also have teaching responsibilities; medical faculty play an integral role in mentoring and supervising the program’s medical fellowship program and teaching of medical and non-medical audiences. Ample opportunities for research and other scholarly activity also are available. All medical positions require clinical work, however specific job descriptions, such as medical director or fellowship director, will be tailored to the individual candidates’ strengths and interests. Successful candidates should be board certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics, have clinical experience in inpatient and outpatient child abuse assessment, and be able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary setting. Candidates should be committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and to the provision of trauma-informed care.

For additional information, contact:
Erinn F. Portnoy, LCSW
Executive Director, CHKD Child Advocacy Center
Phone: 757-668-6164
[email protected]

Posted 08.12.22


CAP Position in Portland, OR

Northwest Permanente, P.C. is recruiting a full-time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) team within Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon.  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.  Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (DCH) is the top ranked Children’s Hospital in Oregon, with a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, a full range of pediatric subspecialties, and pediatric residency program.  DCH is part of OHSU, a nationally ranked research institution and the only public academic medical center in Oregon.  DCH provides care to families throughout Oregon and the surrounding states.

Interested candidates will have an opportunity to join two CAP physicians and a team of social workers at DCH.  The SCAN team activities include:

  • Medical evaluations of suspected victims of child maltreatment within the inpatient, emergency department and clinic settings at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.
  • Regular peer review with CAP colleagues throughout the state
  • Education of fellows, residents and medical students as well as community partners
  • Participation in county and state multidisciplinary teams and fatality review committees
  • Court testimony
  • Participation in research and quality improvement initiatives

Additionally, the SCAN team provides outpatient medical evaluations as part of the CARES Northwest child advocacy center in Portland. CARES Northwest is a collaborative community-based medical program for the assessment, treatment and prevention of child abuse, serving over 7000 children annually.  Candidates will have the opportunity to work with CAP physicians and other medical providers, forensic interviewers, Family Support services and the TF-CBT team.

Portland, the largest city in Oregon, is known for its vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, plentiful musical, dining and cultural offerings, mild weather, bike-ability, and easy access to nature.  Portland offers the amenities of a major city, including major sports leagues and a world-class airport, and the quirky charm of a small town.  Portland ranked 9th on the U.S. News & World Report 2021 Best Places to Live list.

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.

Interested candidates should inquire at: https://nwpermanente.com/jobs/pediatrician/?id=8135.

Posted 08.01.22


BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician – Gulf Coast Location

Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join a highly dedicated team of healthcare professionals.  The Child Abuse Resource and Evaluation Team, under the medical direction of Dr. Raquel Vargas-Whale, is supported by an experienced team of, Licensed Master’s-Level Social Workers, Forensic Nurse examiners and administrative office assistants.

The Child Abuse Pediatrician will be responsible for providing medical forensic evaluations and consultations and have strong clinical skills.  There are opportunities for teaching residents and medical students through an affiliation with Texas A&M University Health Science Center and the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.

The qualified candidate will be certified or board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics and American Board of Pediatrics, will be eligible for licensure in the state of Texas.

Successful applicants will enjoy a sign-on bonus, highly competitive compensation package, medical, dental, and vision, disability and life insurance, excellent retirement plans, generous paid vacation days, paid holidays, CME allowance malpractice insurance.

About Driscoll Children’s Hospital

Driscoll Children’s Hospital is a 191-bed pediatric tertiary care center with more than 30 medical and surgical specialties offering care throughout South Texas, including Corpus Christi, the Rio Grande Valley, Victoria, and Laredo.  Driscoll Children's Hospital remains the only, free-standing children’s hospital in South Texas with the first emergency room created exclusively for children.  The hospital maintains a teaching affiliation with Texas A&M University Health Science Center and has a pediatric residency (45 plus residents).

About Corpus Christi, Texas

Corpus Christi, Texas is a wonderful place to work, live and play!   It is a dynamic coastal city that offers great schools, K- 12 (five independent school districts within the city) and higher education, Texas A&M University -Corpus Christi and Del Mar College and Coastal Bend College.  The cost of living is low and there is no state income tax.  Corpus Christi is currently ranked as one of the most affordable places to buy a home in the USA.  The mild climate allows for year-round outdoor fun.  Enjoy the beaches, parks, hiking/biking trails, shopping, dining, festivals, sporting events and more.

Email your interest to [email protected], Lori Smith, Director of Physician Recruitment 361-694-5906 direct line.

Posted 07.29.22


Child Abuse Medical Provider - Oregon City, Oregon

Children’s Center is the Child Advocacy Center for Clackamas County, Oregon and is seeking a medical provider who thrives in a collaborative team environment and can provide exceptional care and support to our clients. Children’s Center is a private, non-profit child abuse intervention center accredited by the National Children’s Alliance. Children are referred to the Center by law enforcement agencies, child protective workers, parents, teachers, health care providers, and others concerned for their welfare. Our mission is to work with the community to end child abuse and neglect through assessment, treatment, and prevention. Child Abuse Medical Providers are responsible for providing medical evaluations of children suspected to be victims of abuse or neglect. This position utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach to the evaluation of suspected child abuse, working in partnership with forensic interviewers, family support specialists, and community partners such as law enforcement and child protective services.  The team currently consists of four medical providers who participate in peer review and ongoing education. Providers do not go in after hours or on weekends. The Center is located in Oregon City, Oregon, which is just 13 miles south of Portland, Oregon offering outdoor activities, great cuisine, farmers’ markets, and art festivals, just to name a few. Additionally, Children’s Center can provide on the job training in the field of child abuse and neglect.

To apply: https://childrenscenter.hiringthing.com/job/300537/child-abuse-medical-provider?s=HelferSociety.

Posted 07.28.22


Division Chief, Child Protection – Madison, WI

The Department of Pediatrics is recruiting a physician at the faculty rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to lead our Division of Child Protection within the Department of Pediatrics at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. This position provides clinical services for victims of suspected child maltreatment.

A competitive salary and benefit package is provided, including generous academic support.

Responsibilities:

  • Clinical services encompass outpatient clinic and inpatient consultations at the American Family Children's Hospital, as well as inpatient consultations at two community hospitals.
  • Coordination and collaboration with child protective services, law enforcement, and other community partners will also be expected.
  • Teaching will include clinical teaching, classroom, small group and lectures to a variety of learners and community partners.
  • A strong interest in research or scholarly activity is expected.

For appointments hired on Clinical Health Sciences (CHS) Track:

  • 60-70% clinical care for patients at UW Health approved locations
  • 30-40% research, program development, division leadership administrative duties and/or education activities. For those appointed to the CHS title track, academic responsibilities will include teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. Academic duties and responsibilities beyond baseline faculty expectations will depend on individual interests and expertise. The Department of Pediatrics, the School of Medicine and Public Health, and the University of Wisconsin offer an exceptional environment in which to establish and grow a robust academic career.

For appointments hired on Clinical Track:

  • 90% - Provide patient care at UW Health approved locations; provide clinical teaching to medical students, residents and fellows. Participation in division/departmental grand rounds and clinical conferences.
  • 10% - division leadership administrative duties.

Requirements:

  • MD, DO or equivalent required
  • Completion of accredited pediatric residency program and fellowship training in child abuse pediatrics is required
  • Experience working in an academic medical center and a desire to incorporate teaching to a variety of learners into clinical practice is preferred
  • Scholarly work in an area of interest to the candidate is expected
  • Outstanding communication skills, the ability to effectively lead a team, and experience building collaborative partnerships are essential

License/certification:

  • Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin medical license
  • BC/BE required
  • Must be eligible for enrollment as a billing provider and for all necessary hospital privileges

To Apply: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/514524/division-chief-child-protection.

For Questions, please contact, Leigh Fredericks, [email protected].

Posted 07.20.22


Pediatric Child Abuse Opportunity - Columbia, SC

Prisma Health, the largest not-for-profit healthcare provider in South Carolina, seeks a BC/BE Pediatrician to join a growing team in our Pediatric Child Abuse Division. The full-time position is open to a physician who is trained 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. The general pediatrician candidate will be provided training during the first year of employment.

Details:

  • Join a team of 3 MDs and 2 APPs with a patient-first philosophy of care, compassion, and clinical excellence.
  • Provide medical services to a 13-county region in the Midlands of South Carolina affiliated with a tertiary Children’s Hospital.
  • Enjoy a thriving clinical program with two main outpatient practice locations
  • Faculty appointment with USC School of Medicine. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.
  • Award-winning Pediatrics Department recognized as the best teaching department for 28 out of the last 31 years.
  • South Carolina has a well-integrated statewide medical response system for child abuse

Highlights:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid Relocation and Malpractice with tail coverage
  • Professional allowance
  • Generous benefits including retirement, health, dental and vision coverage.
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Employer
  • Epic EMR

The Department of Pediatrics has a record of academic achievement, financial success, and high faculty morale. The Department along with our freestanding Children’s Hospital presently provide 151,000 patient encounters annually with 7,500 admissions and over 30,000 pediatric emergency room visits. The department has 18 divisions, is actively growing. While primarily teaching clinicians, some faculty are engaged in research with infrastructure support.

With nearly 30,000 team members, 18 hospitals, 2,984 beds and more than 300 physician practice sites, Prisma Health serves more than 1.2 million unique patients annually. Its goal is to improve the health of all South Carolinians by enhancing clinical quality, the patient experience and access to affordable care, as well as conducting clinical research and training the next generation of medical professionals. For more information, visit PrismaHealth.org.

Columbia is the state capital, and home to the University of South Carolina. It is ideally located near beautiful mountains, beaches and lakes. We enjoy a diverse and thriving economy, excellent quality of life and wonderful cultural and educational opportunities.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to: Lexy Mason, Physician Recruiter, [email protected].

Posted 06.30.22


Child Abuse Pediatrician - Department of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics, Biological Sciences Division
Position Type: Other Academic Appointee
https://academicjobs.uchicago.edu/positions/97538

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/108501. Applicants must upload: CV and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit http://tiny.cc/InterfolioHelp.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

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 773-834-3988 or email [email protected] with their request.

Posted 06.28.22


Child Abuse Pediatrics (Assistant or Associate Professor) – University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is seeking an outstanding physician, subspecialty trained in Child Abuse Pediatrics, to join our multidisciplinary team at the Center for Safe & Healthy Children. Our program is part of the robust graduate medical education at the University of Minnesota and one of two Centers of Excellence for Child Abuse Pediatrics in the metropolitan Twin Cities area. This is a full-time faculty position providing direct patient care as well as education, quality improvement, and research. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits.

The Center for Safe & Healthy Children is dedicated to caring for child and adolescent victims of maltreatment through a child-focused interdisciplinary model utilizing healthcare professionals at M Health Fairview Masonic Children’s Hospital, Children’s Minnesota, and Hennepin Healthcare. The Center provides inpatient consultations to both Masonic Children’s Hospital (Level III Pediatric Trauma Center) and Hennepin County Medical Center (Level I Pediatric Trauma Center) and outpatient consultations at our SafeChild Clinic. Our partner, the Hennepin Assault Response Team provides 24/7 coverage for forensic medical evaluations for pediatric and adolescent sexual assault victims in the Emergency Departments. Our interdisciplinary team includes dedicated administrative support, research project management, social work, and child life. The new faculty member will join 2 Child Abuse Pediatricians at the Center for Safe & Healthy Children and enjoy regional collaboration that includes 2 additional Child Abuse Pediatricians at Midwest Children’s Resource Center. Our unique regional collaboration includes a shared call schedule and an ACGME-accredited Child Abuse Pediatrics fellowship program.

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota has over 180 full-time faculty and a 100-year tradition of excellence in the medical care of children and in the enhancement of care through research and education. There is a thriving biomedical hub at the University of Minnesota with an emphasis on pediatric devices. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital also houses some of the leading pediatric clinical programs in the country, including organ transplantation, blood and marrow transplants, cancer treatments and cardiovascular surgery.

The Department offers internal grants and funds educational, translational (bench top to clinical), and quality improvement projects. In addition, the Department offers all faculty educational topics for promotion and self-improvement. Furthermore, the School of Medicine and Department provide EDIC learning and teaching opportunities.

For more information, please contact: Lee Fox at [email protected] or job site here.

Posted 06.23.22


Medical Director Alaska Cares

Seeking a full-time Medical Director for Alaska Cares. As part of a national network, Alaska CARES is Alaska's oldest Children's Advocacy Center and an accredited member of the National Children's Alliance. Join the team and experience all that the beautiful and scenic state of Alaska has to offer from the welcoming community of Anchorage, Alaska.

Alaska CARES is an outpatient program under The Children’s Hospital at Providence Alaska Medical Center. The Medical Director will be based at the outpatient clinic which is a newly designed facility that acts as the community’s multidisciplinary center. In addition to being co-located with key partner agencies the Alaska CARES clinic space was specifically designed as a Child Advocacy Center.

  • Full-time position; approximately 0.6 FTE for clinical and directorship responsibilities and 0.4 FTE for community outreach and training
  • Provide leadership and management for the program to ensure the efficient, effective and quality delivery of inpatient and/or outpatient services
  • Work in a well-established multidisciplinary team environment that includes trained nurse practitioners, advocates, forensic interviewers and mental health clinicians, with law enforcement, child protection, and adult forensic nursing agencies co-located in a new building specifically designed for Child Advocacy Center work
  • A unique opportunity to also provide mentoring and training to health care clinicians who perform child abuse evaluations within local Child Advocacy Centers throughout the state of Alaska
  • Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship preferred. Consideration will be given to pediatricians, family physicians, pediatric emergency medicine physicians or other physicians with training and experience in child abuse work.

Competitive compensation with comprehensive benefits provided.

For further details, please contact:

Interim Medical Director, Cathy Baldwin-Johnson MD, FAAFP, 907-232-8195 or [email protected]
And/or
Physician Recruiter, DJ Barker, 425-525-5856 or [email protected]

Posted 06.23.22


Full Time Child Abuse Pediatrician - St. Louis University School of Medicine

The Division of Child Protection in the Department of Pediatrics at Saint Louis University School of Medicine is recruiting a full time Child Abuse Pediatrician.

The physician will join an established child abuse team of one full-time child abuse pediatrician, a nurse practitioner, three social workers, and five nurses. Our team is based in Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, a 190 bed, free-standing children’s hospital. We are a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. The Pediatrics Department has 130 faculty members representing all major subspecialties.

Desired skills include an awareness of the impact of trauma on children’s well-being; knowledge of how various systems of care impact children’s welfare; ability to collaborate with leaders and organizations to advance the integration of services for vulnerable children; and interest in improving the provision of patient care, education, and community engagement in the Saint Louis region.

Responsibilities include provision of inpatient and outpatient clinical consultation; shared call coverage; supervision of Advanced Practice Providers; education of medical students, residents, fellows, and community partners; education and mentoring of providers in Missouri’s SAFECARE network; research/quality improvement activities; participation in policy development pertaining to child abuse pediatrics; provision of expert testimony and collaboration with law enforcement, children’s services and other community agencies.

Our division operates a comprehensive foster care clinic providing evaluations and medical case management to children entering the foster care system.

The Child Protection Team provides leadership to community and statewide organizations including county based fatality review teams, state/local task forces and advisory committees, and the Missouri SAFECARE network.

There are ample opportunities for personal academic growth and development, new program development, community service and clinical research. Our team enjoys an excellent working relationship with the Saint Louis University School of Public Health and Social Justice and the Brown School (social work, public health, social policy) at Washington University.

Child Protection faculty hold a faculty appointment at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine commensurate with experience.
Successful candidates must be board certified/board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics and be eligible to hold an unrestricted Missouri medical license.

For additional information, please contact:

Timothy J. Kutz, MD, FAAP
Medical Director, Child Protection
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Pronouns: he, him, his

Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
1465 South Grand Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO   63104
tel: 314-268-4146
[email protected]

Posted 06.09.22


BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician, Vanderbilt University

The Division of Hospital Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Center for Child Protection & Well-Being at Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. 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 join an established child abuse pediatrics team consisting of two child abuse pediatricians, social worker, and a program coordinator. We anticipate a full-time nurse practitioner to be joining the team by the end of the year and in 2023, we will be adding a full-time nurse.  With our active inpatient consultative service and a growing outpatient clinic, we evaluate children suspected of being physically abused, neglected, or victims of Medical Child Abuse. Through a relationship with a separate center for evaluation of sexually abused children, the child abuse pediatricians supervise four forensic nurse practitioners with opportunities to be more involved depending on the candidate’s level of interest. Participation in hospital and community-based multidisciplinary team meetings as well as provision of education to medical and non-medical learners are key roles of all the team members. In addition to clinical activities, opportunities to engage in research, quality improvement, or medical education are also available and highly encouraged. The Department of Pediatrics offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. We are seeking candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor academic appointment with opportunities for leadership and growth of the team depending on experience and interests.

The Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is the stand-alone children’s hospital of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Our world-class, 343-bed hospital is built on the science of healing and supports the Department’s pillars of patient care, education, and discovery. Our exceptional medical teams and the generous support of the community enable us to provide every child who comes to us with the hope of improved health. The catchment area for the Children’s Hospital includes middle Tennessee, southern Kentucky, and northern Alabama and is the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in the region. Our center is the only program offering services focused on the medical evaluation of child physical abuse and neglect for this region.

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

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

Karen Lakin, MD, MSPH
Medical Director, Child Maltreatment Program
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Center for Child Protection and Well-Being
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
2141 Blakemore Ave, 110-B
Nashville, TN 37212
tel 615-322-5841
fax 615-936-3020
e-mail [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 05.31.22


Child Abuse Physician, John Sealy School of Medicine - Galveston, TX

The Department of Pediatrics at the John Sealy School of Medicine in Galveston, Texas is seeking a child abuse physician for the ABC Patient Safety and Protection Team. The John Sealy School of Medicine is one of five schools (School of Medicine, School of Health Professions, School of Nursing, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and School of Public and Population Health) which comprise the University of Texas Medical Branch. The campus occupies over 100 acres on historic Galveston Island. We are one of three medical schools which are members of the Texas Medical Center. The University currently employs approximately 13,000 faculty, staff and students and is committed to achieving excellence in each of its educational, research, clinical care, and community outreach missions. We are also one of the top twenty employers in the Houston-Galveston metropolitan area.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of committed individuals who provide a full range of services to children who have been abused or neglected, including foster children. Team members include three physicians, one nurse practitioner, a social worker and support staff. In addition to direct face-to-face services to children evaluated in Galveston County, the CAP provides on-line consultation via the Forensic Assessment Centers Network to a 19-county region in the Southeast Texas. The Child Maltreatment Service provides education to pediatric residents (2-week required rotation), medical students (4-week Child Abuse and Foster Care Elective which is highly subscribed), as well as didactics and community educations and prevention activities. Consultation service is provided to 3 hospitals including the nearby UTMB Hospitals and Shriners Children’s Texas Hospital (burns and orthopedics). There is outstanding support from related pediatric Subspecialty and Radiology.

A valid Texas Medical License is desirable. Additional information about the program and the department is available at www.utmb.edu/pedi. Interested individuals should contact Patricia Beach MD, Director of the ABC Child Safety and Protection Team. ([email protected], 409 747-9298.)

This opportunity is ideal for an early to mid-career CAP who is eager to lead a developing program, but support and mentorship are available for individuals who have completed fellowship recently. Please share this information with fellows in your program or others who may desire more information.

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 05.27.22


BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - Oakland, CA

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE COMFORTABLE WITH

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

THIS POSITION WILL INVOLVE

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

A FEW REASONS TO CONSIDER A PRACTICE WITH TPMG

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

EXTRAORDINARY BENEFITS

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

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

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

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Posted 05.20.22


Child Protection Team Pediatrician/Advanced Practice Nurse, Boston Medical Center

The Department of Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) seek a Pediatrician or Advanced Practice Nurse to join the BMC Child Protection Team. The Child Protection Team covers all patients at BMC and provides consultation for affiliated community health centers. We employ a co-leadership model with parity between physician and social work members.  Our multidisciplinary team strives to address child maltreatment using a diversity-, trauma-, and justice-informed approach. We encourage applicants with a passion for understanding the ways in which systems of oppression impact us, our patients, and our work.

Applicants should have clinical expertise serving patients and families impacted by trauma, family disruption, and carceral systems; experience advocating for systems-based change is desired. Our multidisciplinary, collaborative approach seeks to encourage thoughtful and deliberative decision-making that centers patient and family well-being.

Provide in-person inpatient, emergency department, and outpatient consultation in all clinical areas at Boston Medical Center and evaluate patients in BMC Pediatrics Foster Care Clinic. Provide phone consultation to providers from designated community health centers. Participate in on-call rotation, availability both by phone and for in-person consultation. Opportunities to teach Boston University School of Medicine students, residents in the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics, and residents in other programs at Boston Medical Center.

Candidates with BC/BE in Child Abuse Pediatrics are preferred.  Physician candidates (MD/DO) must be BC/BE in Pediatrics and must have or be eligible for a Massachusetts medical license.  Highly qualified Advanced Practice Nurses will be considered. Preference for candidates whose approach to child maltreatment is consonant with the framework outlined above. For those interested, clinical opportunities in general pediatrics may also be available.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor level in the Clinical series will be determined based on the background and qualifications.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY CAREERS WEBSITE.

Candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter/CV to Rachael Charles at [email protected] with subject: “Pediatrician—Child Protection Team Application.”

Required Skills

  • For MD/DOs, BC/BE Pediatrics
  • Massachusetts license or eligible
  • Fluency in languages other than English is highly desirable, but not required

The Department of Pediatrics believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our clinical, research and academic programs.

Posted 05.09.22


Child Abuse Pediatric Opportunity

We are currently seeking to fill a faculty position in Child Abuse Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics. This is a vibrant multidisciplinary Division with approximately 100 faculty, fellows, and staff that participate in active clinical, research, and educational programs focusing on improving child health in the local community and beyond. The REACH program (Referral and Evaluation of Abused Children) of Golisano Children’s Hospital provides medical evaluations for children who may be victims of sexual or physical abuse. The REACH program acts in partnership with the Bivona Child Advocacy Center and other community agencies. This physician role will include working collaboratively with the REACH Program staff in offering these medical services in our county and surrounding region.

REACH

The REACH Program is where our missions of caring, discovery, teaching and learning become a reality. Our program is the medical component of a multidisciplinary team comprised of child protective services caseworkers, forensic interviewers, law enforcement investigators, family advocates, counselors and attorneys, many of whom are co-located at the Bivona Child Advocacy Center. We make every effort to serve the needs of children and their families in a relaxed and friendly setting. This position includes participation in clinical service in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Clinical activities include:

  • Serving as a physician in our REACH program.
  • Working with our clinical team and providing direct patient care services with skills that are clinically sound, effective and achieve exceptional patient outcomes.
  • Working with medical colleagues at the Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong.
  • Teaching students, residents and fellows in the clinical setting.
  • Integrating innovative approaches to patient care.
  • Working with the multidisciplinary team at the Bivona Child Advocacy Center.

Qualifications

Required

  • Medical Degree
  • Completion of three-year pediatric or four-year medicine-pediatric residency training program with corresponding board certification
  • Training and experience in Child Abuse Pediatrics

Preferred

  • BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • BC/BE in Pediatric Hospital Medicine, or Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Please contact Ann Lenane, [email protected], with questions or interest in this position.

Posted 05.04.22