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Physician - Pediatrics - Child Abuse and Neglect Job in Danville, PA

Leadership opportunity for a Child Safety & Advocacy Physician

Geisinger Danville, PA 17822
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Yes
  • Loan Assistance:Yes
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 01/18/2021
  • 841751

The Department of Pediatrics and the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital at Geisinger is seeking a Board Eligible/Certified child abuse pediatrician to serve as the Medical Director of the Division of Child Safety and Advocacy. The Director will provide oversight, direct patient care, teaching and consultative services as a child abuse pediatrician. Our Division currently consist 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 Director will work closely with the CAC Program Manager 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.

We seek a dynamic director that will help lead our efforts in the prevention, identification and treatment of child abuse and neglect within central, northeast and southeast Pennsylvania. In addition to Director candidates, we welcome graduating fellows to be part of this dynamic, growing and family centric division.

We take pride in the support we provide:
− Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value versus productivity measures
− Excellent benefits package, including Malpractice & Tail coverage
− Four weeks of paid vacation time annually
− A generous employer contribution to 401(k) plan
− Full relocation package
− Generous health benefits

Janet Weis Children’s Hospital (JWCH), located on GMC’s campus in Danville, is the regions only dedicated 5-floor, 91 bed children's hospital with a full-service hospitalist and intensive care services. JWCH’s team of medical and surgical specialists provide care in over 30 pediatric specialties, including a 41 bed Level IV NICU and 14 bed Level I PICU. JWCH provides medical malpractice insurance with tail coverage.

Join us and experience our exceptional quality of life:
• Low cost of living with affordable homes in rustic, suburban and metropolitan settings
• Endless outdoor activities year-round including camping, hiking, skiing, mountain biking and more
• Variety of quality public, private and charter schools, as well as numerous universities
• Charming downtown shops, great restaurants, galleries, festivals, concerts and more

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