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Divisional Director - Pediatric Developmental - Edmonton, AB, Canada
April 7, 2017

University of Alberta
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Department of Pediatrics and Alberta Health Services
Divisional Director - Pediatric Developmental
Competition No. - A100829416
Closing Date - Will remain open until filled.

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS), is inviting applications for the Division Director of Developmental in the Department of Pediatrics. The successful applicant will join the Division of Developmental Pediatrics, comprised of developmental pediatricians, pediatric rehabilitation medicine specialists, child psychiatrists, psychologists and a pediatric nurse practitioner, in providing interdisciplinary care for children with a variety of developmental disabilities. The Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital offers inpatient and outpatient assessment and services for children with cognitive and motor disabilities, including learning disabilities, intellectual disability, ADHD, speech-language disorders, autism, FASD, cerebral palsy, and acquired brain injuries. In a family centered environment, children are treated by a comprehensive team of allied professionals. A group of pediatricians, physiatrists, and developmental pediatricians provide medical coverage for outpatient specialty clinics and a 10 bed tertiary Pediatric Intensive Rehabilitation Inpatient 24 hour care program.

The Department is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader who will be supportive of all elements in the division. The successful candidate will be an active advocate for the division, and will be collegial and consultative in his or her leadership to drive educational innovation, maximize research output within the division, and lead strategic growth initiatives. The successful applicant shall hold an MD, have or be eligible for certification in Pediatrics with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Completion of specialty training in Pediatric Developmental is also required. He or she will be recognized internationally through scholarly accomplishment in research and teaching. Preference will be given to individuals with administrative experience in an academic setting at an Associate Professor or a Professor level.

Commensurate with experience, an appropriate contingent tenure-track academic appointment will be offered in the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a competitive academic alternate funding plan. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and up-to-date curriculum vitae outlining areas of educational involvement, research interest and leadership experience. Interested individuals are asked to submit their material at their earliest opportunity noting that the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should send application package to:
Dr. Susan Gilmour
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Room 3-468, 11405-87 Avenue
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9
Email: susan.gilmour@albertahealthservices.ca

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services are committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply. Interested applicants may apply to: http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A100829416/

Full Time Pediatric PT- Anchorage, AK
April 7, 2017

Ability Pediatric Physical Therapy, in Anchorage, AK, invites applicants for a full time staff position in our progressive setting. This is an opportunity to apply interventions to diverse, sometimes medically complex cases. We are an outpatient practice collaborating with pediatric Occupational therapy and Speech-Language pathology practices in one location to provide service for a wide variety of disabilities. Practice owners, Mary Pomeroy and Joyce Barnett have extensive experience with:

  • Perception-Action Approach
  • Bracing
  • Serial Casting
  • Adaptive Recreation
  • Early Self-Mobility

We provide an enriching environment for a therapist interested in expanding professional skills. Options for developing ownership in this business are available. Clinical experience in pediatrics is preferred but not required. New grads are welcome to apply. We offer competitive salary and benefits.

Contact Name: Joyce Barnett, BS
Contact Email: info@abilitypediatric.com
Web Site: http://www.abilitypediatricpt.com/

Behavioral-Developmental and Neurodevelopmental Opportunity- Peoria, IL
April 7, 2017

Behavioral-Developmental and Neurodevelopmental Opportunity
Peoria, IL

 

The new developmental-behavioral pediatrician will support and be responsible for the continued development of five comprehensive service lines within the Division of Child Development.  These service lines include: Autism, in-patient consult service, general development, ADHD and Cerebral Palsy.   Scholarly and research interests are highly desirable, along with experience in teaching medical students and residents.  The candidate must be board-certified in pediatrics and fellowship trained in neuro-developmental disabilities or developmental-behavioral pediatrics.  The compensation package and academic rank (associate or assistant professor) will be competitive and commensurate with experience. 

Other highlights:

•Outstanding opportunity to immediately assume leadership role and expand existing service lines within the division.
•Excellent relationships and good linkage with schools, primary care physicians and therapy providers in the community already exist.
•Nationally respected pediatrics, medicine-pediatrics, and residency programs
•A new eight story, 440,000 square foot children’s hospital opened in August 2010 integrating children’s services in one building.
•A family oriented community with a good school system, low crime rates, and a reasonable cost of living. Peoria is less than three hours form Chicago and St. Louis.

Peoria is a great community that has many of the amenities you find in large cities, including a symphony orchestra, professional theatre companies, a ballet troupe, professional sports, and a civic center, where national acts perform nearly every week. It is the worldwide headquarters of Caterpillar, Inc., and home to Bradley University, which was ranked 3rd among Midwestern comprehensive universities by U.S. News & World Report. Peoria is also notable for what you won't find. Like long commutes, high crime rates, or a high cost of living. All this, along with solid Midwestern values, makes Peoria a family-friendly place to live.

University of Illinois College of Medicine - Peoria (UICOMP) supports a thriving education program with approximately 21 categorical pediatric residents and 32 combined medicine-pediatrics residents.  The Department of Pediatrics has 72 faculty members covering most pediatric subspecialties and primary care.  The clinical activities of the faculty are primarily concentrated at OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois (CHOI).

CHOI is the primary pediatric teaching facility for UICOMP and is a 127-bed facility that offers over 50 pediatric programs and services.  These programs represent over 100 pediatric sub-specialists in 24 different disciplines, including the largest pediatric surgery program in Illinois.  CHOI is the only full service tertiary hospital for children in downstate Illinois.  It is a designated Level I Trauma Center, and a Pediatric Critical Care Center, as well as having a Regional Perinatal center, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit.   University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

PLEASE CONTACT OR SEND CV To:
Stacey E. Morin, Senior Physician Recruiter
Children’s Hospital of Illinois
Ph: 309-683-8354
E-mail: stacey.e.morin@osfhealthcare.org
Website: www.childrenshospitalofil.org

 

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Physician- Iowa City, IA
March 1, 2017

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a physician in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the rank of Associate (non tenure), Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor on the tenure or non-tenure track.

The individual selected will join the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics to provide patient care, teaching and consultative services. The Division is a national leader in research, with four faculty successful NIH-funded investigators. The Division works closely with the University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development, which has been Iowa’s University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) since 1972. The Center for Disabilities and Development integrates a broad array of clinical services in one location, including developmental and behavioral pediatrics, psychology, speech-language pathology, occupational and physical therapy, social work, education, audiology, and nursing, and thus provides an ideal environment for exceptional patient care, education and research. The Center is also the home of Iowa’s LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) program, and has provided outstanding interdisciplinary training in neurodevelopmental disabilities for over two decades.

Requirements:
Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent
Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent
Board certified or eligible in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (Internationally-trained physicians who hold an equivalent certification may be considered for appointment)
Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Desirable qualifications:
Clinical experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Experience in patient-oriented research
Teaching competence in pediatrics for medical students and residents
Evidence of scholarly activity
Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 41st overall and 20th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY14. The U.S. News and World Report research ranking places the College 11th among public institutions, and the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 24th overall and 13th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY14. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the Children’s Hospital trains 42 pediatric residents.

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of UI Children’s Hospital. The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions. It is the only university-affiliated hospital in Iowa devoted solely to the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults, and is Iowa’s only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. In 2015-16 the University of Iowa Children's Hospital ranked in nine pediatric specialties in the Best Children’s Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology. A new 189-bed children’s hospital is scheduled to open in 2016.

For more information contact:
Lane Strathearn, MBBS, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Physician Director, Center for Disabilities and Development
William E. Bell/Gail A. McGuiness Chair for Pediatric Neurodevelopment
lane-strathearn@uiowa.edu

Visit us on the web at: www.uichildrens.org/cdd .

To apply for this position please visit The University of Iowa website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu , requisition number 68769.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity I affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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