The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking a child abuse pediatrician for our Child and Family Support Program (CFSP), in the Mount Sinai Health System. Kravis Children’s Hospital has an active child protection program that sees a diverse patient population involving a wide range of child protection issues. CFSP is overseen by a multidisciplinary team providing comprehensive evaluation of cases of suspected child abuse or neglect, in addition to providing support services for families who may be at risk. The CFSP multidisciplinary team includes as core members a child abuse pediatrician and a full time licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with expertise in the field of child protection and experience in forensic assessment. The child abuse pediatrician and social worker collaboratively provide comprehensive clinical assessment and treatment of high risk children and families, and communicate with the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and other hospital and community based organizations serving these high risk families.
The pediatrician will report to the Division Chief for General Pediatrics, Karen M. Wilson, MD, MPH, and they will work closely with our Child Abuse Pediatrician, Katherine Grimm, MD. Clinical responsibilities will include the provision of outpatient care in at least one of our sites, inpatient and ED consultations, teaching fellows, residents, medical students, and staff; active involvement in outpatient quality, safety, and administrative activities; and academic/scholarly activities. The ideal candidate will also work to provide video consultation services to our system emergency departments. The Division of General Pediatrics has a strong commitment to mentorship clinically and academically.
Candidates must have an MD/DO degree. We are seeking a bright, motivated, independent physician who is committed to a career in academic pediatrics, and has a strong interest in child protection. The ideal candidate will have completed a child abuse pediatrics fellowship, and will be BC/BE. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Faculty appointment is in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Requirements: 1) Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree from an accredited program 2) Successful completion of a 3-year Pediatric ACGME approved residency program 3) New York State Medical License (or eligible) 5) Meet eligibility requirements for an appointment to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
We invite qualified individuals to send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: Dr. Karen Wilson, email@example.com
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About Mount Sinai Health System Department of Pediatrics
The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services—from community-based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care.
The System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 12 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is in the “Honor Roll” of best hospitals in America, ranked No. 15 nationally in the 2016-2017 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. The Mount Sinai Hospital is also ranked as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals in Geriatrics, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Card...iology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Ear, Nose & Throat, and is in the top 50 in four other specialties. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 10 nationally for Ophthalmology, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital is ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report in "Best Children's Hospitals."
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