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Behavioral-Developmental and Neurodevelopmental Opportunity- Peoria, IL
November 3, 2017

Behavioral-Developmental and Neurodevelopmental Opportunity
Peoria, IL

 

OSF HealthCare / University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria

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

 

Neurodevelopmental Neurology Position
September 19, 2017

Neurodevelopmental Neurology Position available at Duke University

The Department of Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center invites applications for a faculty position in Neurodevelopmental Neurology at the Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor levels in our rapidly expanding Division of Pediatric Neurology.

Eligible candidates must hold an MD/DO degree and be board certified/eligible in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Pediatric Neurology and Pediatrics. The successful applicant would join one other Neurodevelopmental Neurologist on the Faculty and would have the opportunity to participate in excellent multidisciplinary clinics in Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome, and Spina Bifida and in on-going research projects, with mentoring.

High priority will be placed on excellence in clinical skills, teaching proficiency, and on having a specific area of clinical and research interest. Excellent resources support, and benefits are available.

Interested individuals should submit a CV and a statement of interest to: mohamad.mikati@duke.edu.

Qualified candidates of all genders, races, and religions are encouraged to apply. Duke University Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Director, Clinical Training Unit-Center on Human Development & Disability/Developmental Pediatrician
August 31, 2017

Director, Clinical Training Unit-Center on Human Development & Disability / Developmental Pediatrician
Seattle, WA
 


The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital seek an outstanding academic leader to direct the Clinical Training Unit for the Center on Human Development and Disability (CHDD), at the University of Washington (UW). The successful candidate will be a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician and will be qualified for an appointment at UW in the Clinician-Educator track (Associate Professor or Professor). The candidate will also be a member of the Division of Developmental Medicine at Seattle Children’s.

The successful candidate will possess: academic leadership skills emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration, partnership building, and advocacy for children and families served; a vision for the future of persons with disabilities in society; a demonstrated focus on family-centered care for a wide range of children with neurodevelopmental disorders; and the ability to serve as a role model for other faculty, fellows and resident physicians.

Roles and Responsibilities at the Clinical Training Unit, CHDD include, but are not limited to:
• Serves as Director, Clinical Training Unit, with oversight responsibility for all projects, contracts, and other activities occurring within the Clinical Training Unit, including clinics and training activities.
• Serves as Associate Director for Interdisciplinary Training and Clinical Services of the CHDD’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.
• Serves as principal investigator for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) interdisciplinary training grant submitted through the CHDD, and is responsible for all administrative aspects of the grant.
• Collaborates with faculty and other staff at CHDD to provide coordination of services for children and families between CHDD and the Developmental Medicine programs (and other programs) at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
• Collaborates with administrators at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) to assure that clinical programs within the Clinical Training Unit adhere to UWMC standards. Assists UWMC in improving services to CTU clients and to adults who have childhood-onset disabilities.
• Partners with the Office of Maternal Child and Family Health, Department of Health, and State of Washington, to improve the health care system on behalf of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), especially those with neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Roles and responsibilities in the Developmental Medicine program, Seattle Children’s include, but are not limited to:
• 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.
• Initiates clinical research activities in conjunction with Division faculty and others at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the CHDD.

Experience Required:
• Applicants must possess a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Washington (or must be licensed in another jurisdiction and be eligible for licensure in Washington).
• Must possess a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Osteopathy (DO).
• Board-certified in Pediatrics; Board-certified or Board-eligible in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics or in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.
• Qualified for an appointment at the University of Washington in the Clinician-Educator track.
• Academic rank of associate or full professor.
• Interdisciplinary training and academic clinical practice including collaboration with non-physician professionals (five or more years).
• Recent developmental pediatrics clinical practice experience.
• Clinical, health service, or bench science research with publications consistent with University of Washington standards for level of faculty appointment.
• Previous successful partnerships with Public health/CDC/state and federal MCH Title V Systems.

For additional information or to provide recommendations, please contact: Jennifer Schaulin, Vice President, MillicanSolutions, at: Jennifer.Schaulin@millicansolutions.com or (682)223-5782.

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.

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