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