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Research Professional - UGA - Athens, GA
January 15, 2018

Research Professional
The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia
Athens, GA

The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia (UGA) invites applications for two category four Research Professional positions. We seek two highly motivated individuals with an interest in working with children with cerebral palsy. The positions are 4.5-year appointments, which may be extended with continued funding. The positions are supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health. We will be working with a variety of collaborators on this project, including the Emory Orthopaedics and Spine Center and the Clinical and Translational Research Unit at UGA. Primary responsibilities include overseeing the day-to-day activities of a randomized controlled trial examining the effect of a daily vibration treatment on muscle development, physical activity and balance in children with cerebral palsy. The Research Professionals will perform a broad range of management, administrative and technical duties that facilitate the success of the project. Testing will involve magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, muscle strength assessment, electromyography, balance assessment, physical activity monitoring, blood analysis and other health-related assessments.

Major Responsibilities:
• Oversee all day-to-day aspects of the study.
• Manage research personnel.
• Work with other research professionals and research assistants to facilitate participant recruitment, scheduling, testing and retention.
• Prepare and submit regulatory documents, such as IRB protocols, continuing reviews and adverse event reports.
• Use critical thinking to resolve complex workflow problems identified during study.
• Resolve questions, concerns, or unexpected problems from research participants and communicate pertinent issues to the PI.
• Interview patients for research protocols, validates eligibility to participate and evaluates pertinent commitment.
• Participate in the preparation of scientific abstracts, manuscripts and research proposals.
• Assist with explaining protocols to child participants and obtaining parental permission and child assent.
• Organize study team meetings.
• Troubleshoot technical issues or identify individuals with appropriate expertise.
• Oversee collection of compliance data at participant homes.

Qualifications:
• Preferred minimum is a Master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, biology, biomedical engineering or a related field.
• Experience working with clinical trials. Individuals with limited clinical trial experience but with strong technical skills are encouraged
to apply.
• Outstanding management and organizational skills, ability to multitask and high attention to detail.
• Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with patients and staff.
• Experience working with children.
• Willingness to work on weekends.
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written form.

About the University of Georgia: The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is a land grant/sea grant institution. Its main campus is located in Athens, Georgia. Athens is known for its music, art, and food as well as its accessibility to the Atlanta area (see www.visitathensga.com and www.georgia.gov).

TO APPLY: Go to https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/16036 and apply for job posting number S00158P. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. For more information about the positions, contact Dr. Christopher Modlesky at christopher.modlesky@uga.edu.

Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Faculty Position
January 9, 2018

              Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Faculty Position
Nationwide Children’s Hospital and
the Department of Pediatrics
at The Ohio State University College of Medicine
 

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine are seeking a faculty member for the Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics to serve as the Medial Director for the Child Development Center.

The Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics currently consists of 7 clinical faculty and 4 nurse practitioners who work closely with Pediatric Psychology and other disciplines to provide interprofessional care for children with a wide range of emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders. Areas of expertise include Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Down Syndrome, Myelomeningoele, William Syndrome, and Neonatal Follow Up. Our Child Development Center and Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders provide state of the art evaluation and treatment services for children with ASD and their families. The Section leads numerous quality improvement projects at the local, state, and national levels designed to improve clinical outcomes and reduce avoidable harm and is a member of the Autism Learning Network (ALN).

The Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics has a robust fellowship program that is integrated with The Ohio State University’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program. Our Section is also committed to providing high quality developmental behavioral pediatrics training to Nationwide Childrens’ residents.

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and health services research at Nationwide Children’s. Fellows and faculty have the opportunity to collaborate with numerous centers of excellence including the Center for Biobehavioral Health, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, and the Center for Population Health and Equity Research. Our Child Development Center Research Program is a site within the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network, the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health, and SPARK Clinical Site Network. Additionally, we are participants in several multi-site, federally funded clinical research projects focused on autism.

Our faculty work closely with Nationwide Children’s Big Lots Behavioral Health Service Line which provides a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health care. In 2020, Nationwide Children’s will open the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion, the largest comprehensive facility in America dedicated to children and adolescents with behavioral health conditions. The new facility will include 66 inpatient beds, a crisis evaluation center with observation beds, a crisis stabilization unit and outpatient programs.

Qualified candidates for this position will possess board certification in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics and possess expertise in the evaluation and treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities. Essential skills include excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to lead interprofessional teams, and experience providing excellence in clinical care.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease.

To apply or discuss this opportunity, please submit your CV via email to:

Rebecca A. Baum, MD
Chief, Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Rebecca.Baum@NationwideChildrens.org

Director, Clinical Training Unit-Center on Human Development & Disability/Developmental Pediatrician
January 3, 2018

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.

Developmental Pediatrician (Research Lead)
January 3, 2018

Developmental Pediatrics - Department of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre

University of Ottawa
DEVELOPMENTAL PEDIATRICIAN (Research Lead)

Ottawa, Ontario
 

The Department of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario is seeking a Developmental Pediatrician for a full time position. The Developmental Pediatrics team is located at the newly amalgamated Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario-Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre, an academic tertiary pediatric health center affiliated with the University of Ottawa.

The successful physician will join a team of three Developmental specialists and a Pediatric Physiatrist, in providing clinical and teaching services relating to the care of children with developmental and/or physical disabilities.

The applicant must have a fellowship in Pediatrics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent, and have subspecialty training in Developmental Pediatrics. In addition, the applicant must have additional expertise, preferably through the acquisition of a Master’s in Epidemiology or Research Methodology. The candidate will be expected to lead research within the Division.

CHEO-OCTC is committed to Employment Equity and welcomes applications from all qualified men and women, including aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Qualified candidates should submit their CV and 3 references to:

Dr. Ciarán M. Duffy
Chief of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa
Email: kboucher@cheo.on.ca

Developmental Pediatrician
November 27, 2017

                   Pediatrix Medical Group
                   Developmental Pediatrician

                   Dallas, TX
 

Pediatrix Medical Group seeks a pediatrician with background in evaluation and management of developmental disorders for a busy pediatric development clinic in Dallas, Texas.

  • The pediatrician will need to be BC/BE in one of the following subspecialties: neurodevelopment, developmental behavioral, neurology, physiatry or neonatology with experience in seeing older children.
  • General pediatricians with a minimum of 5 years’ experience and demonstrated interest in developmental pediatrics are also invited to apply.
  • The practice provides inpatient developmental consultation for high risk infants.
  • Infants are then followed after discharge in an outpatient setting to identify developmental needs and promote optimum development over time.
  • Office visits allow time for in-depth developmental evaluation and care coordination with families and providers.

Dallas is the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States. This modern city offers residents and visitors alike a chic mystique, great quality of life, affordable housing, a growing economy, vibrant arts and culture and diverse communities for everyone to enjoy. The schools are excellent; in fact, 54 schools in the Dallas-Fort Worth region were featured in U.S. News and World Report's 2014 America's Best High Schools list. There is no state income tax.

Benefits

Our clinicians enjoy a competitive compensation package with many locations offering sign on bonuses, relocation and tuition reimbursement.

*Our benefits include:

  • Health (various options), life, vision, dental and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with annual matching program
  • Advanced and continuing medical education
  • Leadership training and advancement opportunities
  • Employee stock purchase plan at a 15% discount
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Support and payment for mandatory license/s and hospital credentialing

*These benefits are for full time employees, employees in other types of employment classifications may be eligible for some of these benefits.

About MEDNAX

With a 35+ year record of success, MEDNAX has grown from a single medical practice to a trusted health solutions partner. As part of our national medical group, we give you the tools you need to build the career you want, and the flexibility to adapt as your personal needs and professional interests change.

We invite you to grow with us and help shape the future of health care.

MEDNAX Ranks on Forbes Most Innovative Growth Companies (https://www.forbes.com/companies/mednax/)

MEDNAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/p9zb9kyd3pjkmhk7

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

 

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