The Department of Pediatrics at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and of the PH-USC Medical group is seeking to add the faculty position listed below in our Division of Child Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The Division is a comprehensive center offering teaching, patient care and research opportunities staffed presently by two developmental pediatricians, four PhD-level child psychologists, a part time social worker, a general pediatrician who does ADHD medication management and a child psychiatrist. This position is full time, non-tenure track for an Assistant or Associate-level faculty physician who is board-eligible or board-certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry or Developmental – Behavioral Pediatrics.
The Division’s patient care services include assessment of children with suspected Developmental Disorders, treatment and follow up of appropriate children with Developmental Disorders, and the teaching of residents and medical students. Rated the top teaching department in the School of Medicine for the last 25 years, the Department of Pediatrics has a record of academic achievement. Our pediatric residency program has 13 resident positions at each level with exceptional board pass rates. A freestanding, state-of-the-art Children’s Hospital opened in 2008, providing over 150,000 children visits annually. All subspecialists within the department admit to our hospitalist service and subspecialists act as consultants.
Columbia, SC is a metropolitan area with a population of more than 750,000. In addition to being the state capital and home of the state’s flagship university, it offers a low cost of living and is situated with both the Atlantic coast and the Blue Ridge Mountains less than 2 hours away. Interested candidates should forward a letter of intent and curriculum vitae to Terrence.Townsend@prismahealth.org, or contact by phone at 803-296-2183. For further information about the department, please visit our website at http://pediatrics.med.sc.edu.
Internal Number: 1307
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The Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is a not-for-profit company that brings together physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care providers from two of South Carolina’s most respected organizations – Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. We are the Midlands region’s largest multispecialty, clinically integrated medical group and 11th largest employer.
Combining the medical excellence, compassionate care and clinical research expertise of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine with the advanced technologies of Palmetto Health, our health system partner, we go beyond caring for people to caring about people.
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