Child Advocacy and Safety - Pediatrician with leadership opportunity Janet Weis Children's Hospital, Danville, PA
The Department of Pediatrics and the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital at Geisinger is seeking a Board Eligible/Certified child abuse pediatrician to serve in the Division of Child Safety and Advocacy. We are open to hiring either someone currently in fellowship, recently finishing or an experienced provider who is looking for a Director role!
The candidate will provide oversight, direct patient care, teaching and consultative services as a child abuse pediatrician. Our Division currently consists of a Board-Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician, two General Pediatricians who provide clinical oversight in both inpatient and outpatient treatment of abuse, 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 candidate will work closely with the CAC Program Manager who has 30 years of experience 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. Our Children’s Hospital serves as the region’s only child abuse program and includes an active inpatient consultative service that works closely with providers in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Hospitalist Service, Pediatric Emergency Department and Pediatric Trauma Service.
We seek a dynamic individual who will help lead our efforts in the prevention, identification and treatment of child abuse and neglect within central, northeast and southeast Pennsylvania.
Internal Number: VCFS21Gei1
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