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Nurse Practitioner - Sacramento, CA
October 31, 2019

Nurse Practitioner
Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California
Sacramento, CA

Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, the premier pediatric burn, orthopaedic, spinal cord injury and pediatric subspecialties medical center, is looking for a highly motivated Nurse Practitioner to become part of our Orthopedic team and work closely with orthopaedic surgeons, and provide care for orthopaedic patients within the scope of practice.

Responsibilities include attending general and specialty orthopaedic clinics, assessing and treating outpatients (including scheduled patients and those with urgent problems), performing pre-operative history and physical exams; providing case management support for selected patients, and possibly supporting clinical research projects. Schedule for this position varies and may require occasional early start (6:00 am for pre-operative history and physical exams).

Previous experience as an NP is strongly preferred. Previous orthopaedic and pediatric experience and Spanish language proficiency are desirable. Must be eligible to practice in the state of California.

SHCNC offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Other considerations include free parking, team-approached interdisciplinary care, friendly environment and the satisfaction that our patients are receiving the best care available at no cost to them.

Submit resume to Human Resources, 2425 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, fax to 916-453-2388, or email at ncal.jobs@shrinenet.org. To learn more about our hospital, visit our website at www.shrinerschildrens.org. EOE/Drug Free Workplace

 

Division Head, Developmental Pediatrics - British Columbia
October 31, 2019

Division Head, Developmental Pediatrics
British Columbia
 

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province’s most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community.

BCCH provides a large number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHRI) in partnership with the University of British Columbia. The new Teck Acute Care Centre that opened in October 2017 is the heart of the BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital’s flagship for the transformation of child health in BC. Designed with patients, their families and care teams in mind, the redevelopment project’s vision is for a campus of patient-centered care that operates in an environment of quality, excellence and innovation. In the spring of 2020 SHHC will relocate to the BCCH campus into renovated space with state of the art single-patient/family rooms with integrated technology and equipment to support the delivery of patient-centred care.

BCCH is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is Canada’s third largest university and consistently ranks among the 40 best universities in the world. UBC is a research-intensive university and has an economic impact of $4 billion to the provincial economy. The UBC Faculty of Medicine has academic campuses in Victoria, Kelowna and Prince George that enable an educational and research mandate that is truly distributed across the province.

Head, Division of Developmental Pediatrics
Regular Full-Time
Competition #DEVDH-1.0-09

Division of Developmental Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
University of British Columbia
BC Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia

The University of British Columbia and BC Children’s Hospital are seeking a visionary Division Head to provide clinical and academic leadership of the Division of Developmental Pediatrics. There is the option to combine this position with the SHHC Senior Medical Director role, depending upon the preference of the successful candidate. It is an exciting time for this division that is currently undergoing a significant transformation to enhance its clinical care and academic mandates to better serve the acute and chronic patient populations being cared for at the only children’s hospital and pediatric rehabilitation in the province. There is a growing academic focus of excellence in Quality Improvement. The division is currently comprised of both full-time and part-time (9.50 FTE) developmental pediatricians as well as faculty members within the community.

The Division, currently situated at (SHHC) promotes excellence in clinical practice, education, and research in child development and rehabilitation. Its mission is to develop, share and utilize new knowledge that will enhance the health of children with developmental conditions and their families.

Multidisciplinary clinics/programs include in-patient and outpatient Acute Rehabilitation, Neuromotor Program including sensory (hearing and vision impairment) and Developmental and Behavioural Conditions (including Autism Spectrum Disorders, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disorders). The Division provides leadership across the province to support care coordination and best clinical practices through Provincial Diagnostic programs and Child Health BC, a provincial network supporting prevention and clinical care for children and youth. This includes outreach clinics and telemedicine services.

As the successful candidate for the Division Head position you will have demonstrated both a commitment to academic and clinical excellence in Developmental Pediatrics over several years and the leadership and management skills that are necessary to ensure high quality clinical service and academic productivity. Within this responsibility, the successful candidate will work actively to encourage a culture of teamwork and collaboration within the Division and will promote patient safety in a family centered environment.

You will have passed or be eligible for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada examinations in Pediatrics or comparable qualifications, and will have completed a recognized training program in Developmental Pediatrics. The successful candidate will be appointed as a Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor in Pediatrics, commensurate with qualifications and experience as set forth by the guidelines for Pediatric Clinical Faculty Appointment at UBC Faculty of Medicine. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualified candidates should quote the Competition # DEVDH-1.0-09 and send their CV and the name, title, rank and contact information of 4 referees (who will not be contacted unless permission is granted by the candidate) to the Search Committee Chair:

Allison A. Eddy, MD, FRCP(C) Professor,
Professor and Head, Dept Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Chief Pediatric Medicine, C&W Hospitals & Sunny Hill Health Centre
Provincial Health Services Authority
Email care of: kimberley.degannes@phsa.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preferred start Date: Summer 2020.

BCCH and UBC hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Developmental/ Behavioral Pediatrician - Dallas, TX
October 17, 2019

     Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
                                
Dallas, Texas

 

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, is seeking an outstanding developmental/behavioral pediatrician for a clinician-educator faculty position in the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at UT Southwestern and Children’s Health Dallas.

For this position, a substantive component of the faculty role will be to lead the Down Syndrome Clinic Program. We are especially interested in applicants with interests and/or experience in teaching and in applicants with a strong research training background who are interested in conducting research in the field of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.  Clinician-educator faculty will have ample opportunities to teach residents and medical students.  Candidates must have completed a fellowship in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and have a dedication to academic excellence.  Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the state of Texas and be board eligible or certified in Pediatrics and in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics.  Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.  Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time status.

Potential candidates should apply online at https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/ (search for Job# 527145) and upload a letter of interest and curriculum vitae.

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Developmental Pediatrician - VA
October 17, 2019

The Children’s Hospital of Richmond of the Virginia Commonwealth University has committed itself to transforming the Child Development Division into a model academic unit devoted to excellence in clinical care, teaching, and research in the area of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities. We are seeking a full-time developmental pediatrician (non tenure-eligible) to join our team.

The division currently has 1.5 FTE faculty members, a nurse practitioner, a nurse clinic director, two education consultants, a social worker, and a child psychologist as well as two administrative assistants. The division has an active outpatient presence through its interdisciplinary Child Development Clinic funded through the Virginia Department of Health.

Interested applicants should have experience in interdisciplinary team work environments. Candidates with successful record of research publications and external funding preferred. Support for research space, start-up funding, protected time, and opportunities to collaborate with individuals in Neurology, Psychiatry, and Genetics are available. Applicants must be board certified in pediatrics and board certified in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. A demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU, is required.

https://www.chrichmond.org/default.aspx