Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Faculty Position
University of Washington (UW) and Seattle Children’s Hospital
The Division of Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington (UW) and Seattle Children’s Hospital seeks a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician to join the faculty as a Clinician- Educator or Full Time Clinical Faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, without tenure. This opportunity is ideal for a candidate seeking a career that balances clinical and teaching interests across a variety of clinical settings. Ideally, the Division would like to add mid-career faculty and there are potential leadership opportunities in a variety of areas. There are potential local and regional leadership opportunities in administration, fellowship education, advocacy, and program development at Seattle Children’s Hospital and through the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) program, University of Washington Center on Human Development and Disability.
The Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics is made up of faculty and associates with diverse academic and advocacy interests. The successful candidate will have flexible opportunities to collaborate within and across disciplines in clinical, teaching and research activities consistent with their own professional interests; they may continue or develop specific areas of expertise. There is a long and productive history of faculty mentoring and integration of new faculty into the division to promote individual success.
The successful candidate must possess an MD, DO or equivalent, be BC in Pediatrics and BC/BE in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics or in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.
Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Advocates for the health and well-being and provides exemplary clinical care of children/youth with special health care needs and their families.
• Collaborates with division faculty and other staff at Seattle Children’s Hospital to provide coordination of services for children and families between CHDD and the Division of Developmental Medicine programs.
• Precepts pediatric and other trainees at all levels in clinic and inpatient service.
• Assists the Division Chief with quality improvement and other administrative responsibilities for the Division of Developmental Medicine as requested.
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The University of Washington School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics supports a thriving education program with approximately 115 pediatric residents and more than 50 fellowships each year. The Department of Pediatrics has more than 225 academic faculty and 350 clinical faculty who teach medical students, house officers, research fellows, and practicing physicians.
Seattle Children’s Hospital, a 344-bed facility that offers over 60 pediatric subspecialties, is the pediatric teaching facility for University of Washington School of Medicine and is consistently ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report and Child Magazines. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Seattle Children’s fifth in the nation overall and ranked all 10 of the hospitals specialty programs in the top 20 in its 2017-2018 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Seattle Children’s is one of just six hospitals in the nation ranked in the top 20 for all 10 specialty programs.